No Fajr, Isha prayers at Jamia Masjid Sgr in Ramadhan, says Auqaf

  Srinagar: The management of Jamia Majid here in Srinagar has decided that there shall be no congregational Fajr and Isha prayers at the Masjid during the holy month of Ramadhan. Auqaf Jamia Masjid member said that the decision has been taken in wake of the government’s decision about impose if night curfew to prevent […]

Shopian gunfight: Two more militants killed, toll five, operation on

  Shopian: Two more unidentified militants have been killed in an ongoing encounter that raged between militants and government forces in Jan Mohalla main town in South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Thursday, officials said. An official said that two more militants have been killed in the gunfight, thus taking the toll of slain militants to […]

Heroin worth Rs 60 crore recovered in Kupwara woods

Heroin worth Rs 60 crore recovered in Kupwara woods

Pakistani handlers, smugglers using money to fund militancy: SSP Kupwara: Police in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district claimed to have recovered a large quantity of heroin worth nearly Rs 60 crore from the forest areas of Karnah on Thursday. Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Kupwara GV Sundeep, who recently joined as SSP in this frontier district, […]

Missing youth found dead in Kupwara woods

Missing youth found dead in Kupwara woods

Kupwara: Police on Thursday found body of a missing youth in the forests of Haihama in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. Official sources in the police said that some local women of the area spotted a dead body at Baddi Rakh Jugtiyal forest area of Haihama Thursday morning when they had gone to collect wild mushrooms […]

Srinagar-Jammu highway to remain closed on Wednesdays

Srinagar: Traffic on the Srinagar to Jammu National Highway will remain shut on Wednesdays every week during April and May for carrying out repairs and maintenance works on the highway, an official order said. Earlier, the only surface link connecting Kashmir to the rest of the world was usually closed for vehicular traffic on Friday […]

CB arrests 6 persons for forging singature, issuing fake certificate

Srinagar: The Crime Branch of Kashmir on Thursday arrested six persons including a lady clerk of Srinagar Municipal Corporation(SMC) for issuing building permissions and certificates fraudently by forging the signature of the issuing authority. The investigation into the case followed after the Crime Branch, Kashmir received a written communication which stated that Divisional Planner, SMC […]

Shopian gunfight: Chief of AguH trapped, operation on, say Police

Shopian gunfight: Chief of AguH trapped, operation on, say Police

  Srinagar:In the ongoing gunfight in South Kashmir’s Shopian district, Police on Thursday evening said that Chief of AGuH (Jaish-e-Muhammad) has been trapped, saying that the operation is going on in the area. Kashmir Zone Police in a tweet stated that the operation is going on in the area while the chief of a militant […]