People aghast at ‘worst power crisis ever in Ramadan’

People aghast at ‘worst power crisis ever in Ramadan’

Anantnag: In the holy month of Ramadan people in Kashmir have been facing an acute shortage of electricity, with some saying this is the worst ever power crisis. The administration had assured people of adequate power supply during the holy month, even as Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha had recently urged consumers to get meters installed […]

Non-local beggars swarm Kashmir for Ramadan

Non-local beggars swarm Kashmir for Ramadan

Public nuisance, and also possibility of mafia involved in illegal trafficking of children Anantnag: In the holy month of Ramadan, non-local beggars have swarmed Kashmir in the thousands, including women and children, much to the annoyance of locals, particularly in the capital city of Srinagar. Though there is no official number of such non-local beggars […]

Railway cop killed, another injured in Pulwama shootout

Railway cop killed, another injured in Pulwama shootout

Anantnag: A head constable of the Railway Police was killed and a Sub-Inspector was injured grievously, after being shot at by militants outside Kakapora Railway station in Pulwama district of south Kashmir. The slain constable has been identified as Surinder Singh and the injured SI has been identified as Dev Raj. “Both had grievous bullet […]

No Covid death in Kashmir in 55 days, but 4 in Jammu

No Covid death in Kashmir in 55 days, but 4 in Jammu

Anantnag: No one has died of Covid-19 infection here in the ten districts of Kashmir valley in the past 55 days, while the number of fresh infections have stayed low. Jammu division, though, has witnessed four deaths in the same time frame, despite having lower number of infections than Kashmir division. The last death in […]

Army soldier killed in ongoing Kokernag gunfight

Army soldier killed in ongoing Kokernag gunfight

Anantnag: An army soldier was killed on Friday afternoon in an ongoing gunfight between militants and government forces in Kokernag area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district. The slain army man has been identified as Nishan Singh, of army 19 Rashtriya Rifles. “He was injured in the initial exchange of fire and was immediately evacuated to […]

Militants kill Sarpanch in Pattan: Police

Militants kill Sarpanch in Pattan: Police

Srinagar: An independent Panchayat head was shot at and killed by suspected militants in Pattan area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla. The slain Sarpanch was identified as Manzoor Ahmad Bangroo, son of Muhammad Sadiq, a resident of Goshbugh area of Pattan. “He was declared brought dead at the hospital,” a health official said. “He has multiple […]

4 local Lashkar militants killed in Shopian

4 local Lashkar militants killed in Shopian

3 army men killed, 5 injured in road accident on way to gunfight site Anantnag: Four local militants of Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) were killed in a gunfight with government forces here in Shopian district Thursday afternoon, police said. Three army personnel were killed, and five others were injured, in a road mishap while they were on […]

Kashmiri Rajput driver in Kulgam killed by gunmen

Kashmiri Rajput driver in Kulgam killed by gunmen

Anantnag: A Kashmiri Rajput resident of Kakren village in Kulgam district died of bullet injures after being shot at by suspected militants late Wednesday evening in Kulgam district. Satish Singh, son of Surinder Singh, a driver by profession, received bullet injuries in head and leg. He was shifted to district hospital Kulgam, from where doctors […]

2 militants killed in Kulgam gunfight: Police

2 militants killed in Kulgam gunfight: Police

Anantnag: A Pakistani and a local “hybrid” militant were among two people killed in a gunfight with government forces, here in Kulgam district of South Kashmir, the police have said. Two policemen have also been injured in the gunfight. The Pakistani militant has been identified by his code name Chacha, while the local was yet […]