Fear grows, every passing hour, for fate of 19 missing in Kishtwar

Fear grows, every passing hour, for fate of 19 missing in Kishtwar

IAF choppers unable to make sorties due to weather since morning Srinagar: Hope is dwindling for the rescue of 19 persons who have been missing since Wednesday morning after a cloudburst washed away an entire village in Chenab Valley region of Jammu and Kashmir, leaving 7 people dead and 17 others injured. More than 60 […]

Aharbal operation concludes after night-long searches

Aharbal operation concludes after night-long searches

Militant killed on Monday said to be Shopian youth who joined Lashkar in 2017 Anantnag: The nightlong operation in the forest area of Aharbal, here in Kulgam district, was concluded Tuesday morning following a combing operation and no fresh contact being established with any other militants. Police had said on Monday evening that one “unidentified” […]

Sunday’s gunfight under cloud as family calls encounter fake

Sunday’s gunfight under cloud as family calls encounter fake

Anantnag: Imran Dar, the “militant” that was killed early Sunday morning in a gunfight with government forces in Yaripora area of Kulgam, had no militant connections whatsoever and he was killed in a fake encounter, his family has alleged. Abdul Qayoom Dar, the father of Imran, has also written a letter to Deputy Commissioner Anantnag […]

Militant killed in ongoing gunfight in Aharbal

Militant killed in ongoing gunfight in Aharbal

Anantnag: An “unidentified” militant has been killed in an ongoing gunfight between militants and government forces here in Kulgam district of south Kashmir, police have said. “The operation is going on. So far an unidentified militant has been killed in the gunfight,” a senior police official said, adding that the gunfight was going on in […]

Unidentified militant killed in Kulgam gunfight, two others flee

Unidentified militant killed in Kulgam gunfight, two others flee

Weapon snatched from policeman in Khodweni area Anantnag: An unidentified militant was killed in a brief gunfight with government forces, early Sunday morning, here in Yaripora area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district. “We are trying to ascertain the identity of the slain militant. Some families have been contacted in this regard,” a senior police official […]

2 youth killed, one injured as trekking trip turns fatal, in Verinag

Anantnag, July 23: Two youth were killed and one was seriously injured after the trio fell into a crevice, while they were trekking towards Banihal – across the Jawahar Tunnel – from the Verinag area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district. The deceased have been identified as 26-year-old Muhammad Imran Khan, son of Abdul Salam, a […]

Rajasthani animal traders find greener pastures in Kashmir

Rajasthani animal traders find greener pastures in Kashmir

Srinagar: Many animal traders from mainland India, particularly from Rajasthan, have ventured into Kashmir valley on the eve of Eid-ul-Azha, with the hope of making better earning than in the Covid-affected market back home. These traders mainly bring sheep, goats, and camels to sell them off here in Kashmir, either directly or through the locals […]

Policeman’s wife, daughter shot at in Verinag

Policeman’s wife, daughter shot at in Verinag

Anantnag: Unidentified gunmen shot at and injured the wife and daughter of a policeman, late Tuesday evening, here in Verinag area of Anantnag district. The injured have been identified as Nahida Jan, wife of Sajad Ahmad Malik, who is a police constable, and their daughter Madiha, aged about 18. “Malik is posted as a constable […]

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