Army soldier held with a hand grenade at Srinagar airport

Army soldier held with a hand grenade at Srinagar airport

Anantnag: An army soldier was detained, Monday morning, at Srinagar International Airport while he tried to smuggle a highly explosive hand grenade into the airplane. The army man has been identified as Balaji Sampath, a resident of Tamil Nadu in the southern part of India. “He is from the 42 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) and has […]

Contractors of Kaichahchkoot toll plaza flout NHAI norms

Contractors of Kaichahchkoot toll plaza flout NHAI norms

Anantnag: The contractors managing the Kaichachkoot Toll-Plaza along NH-44 here in Pulwama district do not abide by the rules pertaining to FastTag laid down by the Government of India, including the “10-second rule” and the “100 meters rule”. The central government came up with some guidelines when the FasTag, as this new technology is called, […]

62 militants, 47 of them locals, killed this year: Police

62 militants, 47 of them locals, killed this year: Police

Anantnag: With the killing of two more militants in Thursday’s Pulwama gunfight, the number of militants killed this year has reached 62, with the majority of them slain in the month of April. Two Al-Badr militants were killed and an army man was injured in an overnight gunfight in Pulwama district. Following the conclusion of […]

Militant killed, army soldier injured in ongoing Pulwama gunfight

Militant killed, army soldier injured in ongoing Pulwama gunfight

Anantnag: A militant was killed and an army soldier was injured in a gunfight between militants and government forces in Pulwama district of south Kashmir. Police sources said that the army man received injuries as soon as the gunfight started and has been evacuated to the hospital. “His condition is stated to be stable,” a […]

Missing Srinagar teen, Lashkar chief’s deputy among 3 militants killed in Pulwama

Missing Srinagar teen, Lashkar chief’s deputy among 3 militants killed in Pulwama

Anantnag: Three militants of Lashkar-e-Toiba, one of them the deputy of the outfit’s chief and another a 17-year-old Srinagar youth who had gone missing on April 16, were killed in a gunfight with governmnet forces Sunday evening, here in Pulwama district of South Kashmir, the police have maintained. Inspector General of Police (IGP), Vijay Kumar, […]

MCCH continues to run from unsafe building as work on new building lingers

MCCH continues to run from unsafe building as work on new building lingers

Anantnag: South Kashmir’s only Maternity and Child Care Hospital (MCCH) continues to run from a hard-to-approach, unsafe and cramped building, seven years after the government took the first steps to shift the hospital. The MCCH in Sherbagh area of Anantnag is a mishap in the waiting, with authorities in complete know-how of how unsafe and […]

2 militants killed in Kulgam gunfight: Police

2 militants killed in Kulgam gunfight: Police

Anantnag: Two militants, one of them a Pakistani national, were killed in an ongoing gunfight between militants and security forces, here in Kulgam district of South Kashmir, the police have said. The gunfight has erupted hours ahead of Prime Minister, Narendra Modi’s visit to Jammu. A Fidayeen attack was also prevented by government forces in […]

Top LeT commander, aides killed in Baramulla gunfight: Police

Top LeT commander, aides killed in Baramulla gunfight: Police

Three army soldiers, including officer, injured in ongoing operation Anantnag: The longest surviving commander of Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) and two of his unidentified associates were killed in an overnight gunfight here in Baramulla district of north Kashmir, police said. Four security forces’ personnel, including an officer and a policeman, also received minor injuries during the gunfight. […]