Sopore shootout: IGP Kumar visits slain civilian’s family, assures ‘impartial investigation’

Sopore shootout: IGP Kumar visits slain civilian’s family, assures ‘impartial investigation’

Srinagar: Inspector General of Police Kashmir, Vijay Kumar along with senior police officers on Saturday visited the family of a civilian who was killed in a shootout in north Kashmir’s Sopore earlier this week. After returning from the visit, Kumar said he heard their grievances and “cleared all aspects”. “I also assured them an impartial […]

Unidentified militant killed in ongoing Kulgam gunfight

Unidentified militant killed in ongoing Kulgam gunfight

Srinagar: An unidentified militant has been killed in the ongoing gunfight with government forces in Arreh area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district. The gunfight started this afternoon shortly after forces launched a cordon and search operation in the area following inputs about the presence of militants in the area. Pertinently, 120 militants have been killed […]

Gunfight rages in Kulgam

Gunfight rages in Kulgam

Kulgam: A gunfight broke out between militants and government forces in Arreh Mohanpora area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Saturday afternoon. The encounter started shortly after a joint team of Police, army’s 34 RR and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation on specific information about the presence of militants in the area as […]

2 days after marriage, woman dies of heart attack in Kulgam

2 days after marriage, woman dies of heart attack in Kulgam

Kulgam: In a tragic incident, a newlywed bride died of a heart attack two days after her marriage in Frisal area of Yaripora in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district. The woman identified as Firdousa Akhter, daughter of Abdul Rehman Bhat of Redwani Kulgam complained of severe chest pain as per an official. He said the woman […]

Beheaded body fished out from Jhelum in Bandipora’s Sumbal

Beheaded body fished out from Jhelum in Bandipora’s Sumbal

Bandipora: An unidentified body with legs and head chopped was recovered from Jhelum river at Sumbal in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Saturday morning. The body was spotted by locals, who later informed the concerned police station. An official said the body was without legs and head and has been taken to nearby hospital for […]

J&K Bank sinking into losses ever since govt began meddling in its affairs

J&K Bank sinking into losses ever since govt began meddling in its affairs

Srinagar: Government interference in J&K Bank has ruined the premier institution’s financial health, with losses mounting and earnings plummeting on every front in the last fiscal. The government has in the past couple of years been constantly undermining the bank’s autonomy and increasing the state’s control over it. The bank has been brought under purview […]

Militant, CRPF soldier killed in Mallabagh gunfight

Militant, CRPF soldier killed in Mallabagh gunfight

Srinagar: A militant, who the police say was involved in the Bijbehara shootout of June 26, and a CRPF soldier were among two killed during a gunfight between militants and government forces here in Malla Bagh area on the outskirts of Srinagar on Thursday evening. A 5-year-old boy and a CRPF man were killed in […]

2nd COVID-19 death of the day in Kashmir as 80-year-old Srinagar man succumbs

2nd COVID-19 death of the day in Kashmir as 80-year-old Srinagar man succumbs

Srinagar: Kashmir valley on Friday reported second COVID-19 related death of the day after a 80-year-old man from Srinagar’s Rajbagh area died at SMHS Hospital after testing positive for the disease. The octogenarian’s death has taken the J&K disease toll to 119. Dr Nazir Choudhary, Medical Superintendent SMHS confirmed the death of the octogenarian at […]

Advocate Zahid Ali booked under PSA

Police say Ali 'instigated people for stone pelting on forces'

Advocate Zahid Ali booked under PSA

Srinagar: Authorities on Friday booked Advocate Zahid Ali under Public Safety Act (PSA) and shifted him to Central Jail Srinagar. Family sources said that Ali was taken away by police on June 30 from his residence Nehama in south Kashmir’s Pulwama and detained him at Police Station Kakapora. Later on he was moved to Srinagar […]