3 ‘hybrid’ militants arrested for Sarpanch’s killing in Baramulla: Police

3 ‘hybrid’ militants arrested for Sarpanch’s killing in Baramulla: Police

‘Deeper conspiracy involving older sleeper cells of the LeT’: SSP Baramulla Srinagar: Police on Monday claimed to have cracked the murder case of a Sarpanch, a month after the incident took place, in Baramulla district, with the arrest of three “hybrid” militants of Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT). “Three pistols, two grenades, other arms and ammunition, and some […]

10 labourers found dead in Ramban tunnel mishap

10 labourers found dead in Ramban tunnel mishap

Case registered against construction agency Anantnag: The death toll in the Ramban tunnel collapse has reached ten, with the recovery of as many bodies, which brought an end to the more than 40 hour long rescue operation amid strong winds, shooting stones and a massive landslide. An FIR has been registered against the construction firm […]

One labourer dead, nine trapped as tunnel caves in at Ramsu

One labourer dead, nine trapped as tunnel caves in at Ramsu

Strong winds, shooting stones hampering rescue operation: DC Ramban Srinagar: The body of a labourer has been retrieved from the site of a tunnel cave-in along NH-44, while no contact could yet be established with the remaining nine labourers trapped inside the tunnel. The cave-in took place some 30 to 40 meters inside an under-construction […]

Businesses hit as Apple Valley in Anantnag out of bounds for tourists

Businesses hit as Apple Valley in Anantnag out of bounds for tourists

Anantnag: The tourism-dependent businesses along the Apple Valley here in Anantnag district are bearing the brunt of a diktat by the authorities not to allow any tourist vehicles to ply through this famed route towards Pahalgam. Apple Valley is the road stretch from Bijbehara town of Anantnag district, passing through dozens of apple orchards, as […]

Sitting on protest is no sin: IGP to Kashmiri Pandits

Sitting on protest is no sin: IGP to Kashmiri Pandits

But not on roadside, where militants can attack, counsels officer Anantnag: Kashmir Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Vijay Kumar on Tuesday met protesting Kashmiri Pandits and asserted that to “protest is not a sin” but it should be carried out within the safety of the colonies and not on the roadside, “where militants can carry out […]

Cost escalation keeps contractors away from World Bank-financed bridges

Cost escalation keeps contractors away from World Bank-financed bridges

Anantnag: No contractors or construction agencies have shown any interest in taking up the completion of two World Bank-funded bridges, here in south Kashmir, even as tenders have been floated several times. Cost escalation in the last few years is what is hindering interest in these projects, contractors as well as officials say. Two vital […]

Shopian civilian killed in ‘crossfire during chance encounter’: Police

Shopian civilian killed in ‘crossfire during chance encounter’: Police

Anantnag: A civilian was killed after being “caught in crossfire during a chance encounter” Sunday afternoon here in Shopian district, police said. The slain civilian has been identified as Shoaib Ahmad Ganaie, son of Ghulam Muhammad, a resident of Turkwangam village in Shopian district. “He was brought to Pulwama district hospital, but could not survive […]

‘Consider it as abandoned’: Official on irrigation scheme vital to Pulwama farmers

‘Consider it as abandoned’: Official on irrigation scheme vital to Pulwama farmers

Anantnag: A lift-irrigation scheme that could have been a solution for the irrigation woes of more than 500 hectares of agricultural land here in Pulwama district remains incomplete ten years after it was sanctioned. The Rabitar Lift-Irrigation Scheme was sanctioned under the central government’s Accelerated Irrigation Benefits Program (AIBP) in 2012. With a lift of […]

As Pandits continue protests, police stops march towards Srinagar airport

As Pandits continue protests, police stops march towards Srinagar airport

Raising anti-BJP slogans, protestors say they will resign jobs and leave Kashmir if security not given Anantnag: The minority Pandit community continued to protest on the streets for the second day against the targeted killing of their members, with some protestors hurling stones at police and the police firing tear smoke shells to disperse them […]

Police constable killed in native village in Pulwama

Police constable killed in native village in Pulwama

Was taking child to school bus in morning when bike-borne men shot at him multiple times Anantnag: A police constable was shot at and killed by unidentified militants on Friday morning in Pulwama district. This was the second targeted killing in less than 24 hours carried out by militants. A Kashmiri Pandit, an employee of […]

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