30-year-old woman found hanging at husband’s house in Anantnag

30-year-old woman found hanging at husband’s house in Anantnag

House set ablaze allegedly by members of woman’s extended family Anantnag: A 30-year-old woman was found hanging dead at her husband’s house here in main town Anantnag on Saturday morning, following which unidentified people, believed to be members of woman’s extended family from Kulgam district, set ablaze the house. The deceased woman has been identified […]

New building of DIET Pampore, nearly complete, abandoned since 2018

New building of DIET Pampore, nearly complete, abandoned since 2018

Work began 11 years ago; fresh project report never considered Anantnag: Construction work on a new building for District Institute of Education Training (DIET) here in Pampore town has been on a halt for more than 3 years now, as funds have dried up altogether. The lack of work is all the more disappointing as […]

Territorial Army soldier shot dead in Bijbehara

Territorial Army soldier shot dead in Bijbehara

Bijbehara: A former Ikhwani who was now serving in the Territorial Army was shot at and killed by militants in Bijbehara town of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Friday. The slain 45-year-old man has been identified as Mohammad Saleem Akhoon alias Malla son of Ghulam Hassan Akhoon, a resident of main town Bijbehara. He was […]

Cop, retired army man, woman arrested for rape of minor in Kulgam

Cop, retired army man, woman arrested for rape of minor in Kulgam

Disclosure about arrests comes 5 days after case filed by police Anantnag: Four persons, including a policeman, a retired army man, and a woman, were arrested on April 2 for allegedly raping a minor girl soon after her family filed a complaint, here in Qazigund area of Kulgam district. Police issued a press release on […]

Three militants killed in Pulwama gunfight

Three militants killed in Pulwama gunfight

Woman injured in ‘crossfire’, 12 injured by pellets as stone throwing clashes erupt around the site Anantnag: Three militants allegedly involved in an attack on a BJP member’s house in Srinagar on Thursday were killed Friday morning in a gunfight with government forces here in Kakapora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said. A […]

52 students test positive in south Kashmir schools

52 students test positive in south Kashmir schools

Anantnag: Fifty-two students including 38 from a private school in Kulgam district and 14 from a government school in Anantnag district on Wednesday tested positive along with at least six tourists and a teacher from the school in Kulgam. Both the schools have been closed for a week by the authorities while Covid testing has […]

Re-registration of vehicles with non-JK registration: What it means

Re-registration of vehicles with non-JK registration: What it means

Anantnag: Dozens of vehicles with a non-Jammu and Kashmir registration have been seized by the authorities across Kashmir, following a government decision to get such vehicles re-registered with the government of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. The exercise was started on Saturday, first in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district, where many vehicles were seized. […]

Indo-Pak talks welcome but long way to go: Omar

Indo-Pak talks welcome but long way to go: Omar

Anantnag: Former J&K chief minister Omar Abdullah said on Saturday that there was a long way to go vis-à-vis talks between India and Pakistan, as there was much to resolve including the issue of Jammu and Kashmir. The Vice President of the J&K National Conference (NC) said he nevertheless welcomed the recent initiation of talks […]