5 militants killed in Uri

Srinagar: Five militants were killed as the Indian army claimed on Monday to have foiled a major infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri sector of Kashmir. “Alert troops noticed some suspicious movement along the Line of Control in Uri Sector in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district this morning and challenged the intruders,” […]

CRPF officer, two militants killed in Nowhatta gunfight

Srinagar: Militants struck at Nowhatta area here, killing a CRPF officer and injuring nine CRPF, Police personnel. Stringent security arrangements were put in place on account of I-Day celebrations but militants struck at Nowhatta area of the city in the morning, killing a CRPF officer and injuring nine other CRPF, Police personnel. Two militants were […]

Curfew in parts of Kashmir, death toll 59

Srinagar: Curfew remained in force in some parts of Kashmir Valley where the death toll in the ongoing unrest rose to 59 after a youth who was injured in clashes with the government forces last week succumbed this morning. “Curfew remained in force in five police station areas of the old city, Hazratbal zone in […]

Two soldiers killed in road accident in Ramban

Banihal: Two Indian Army personnel were killed when the truck they were travelling in fell into a deep gorge in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir today. The truck, which was on its way to Jammu from Srinagar, rolled into a deep gorge on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway at Digdol in Ramban district, a police officer […]

From Nehru till today, leadership in New Delhi made mistakes in Kashmir elections: Mehbooba Mufti

Srinagar: Asserting that gun will not solve any problem, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today on Monday Prime Minister Narendra Modi will complete the process started by Atal Bihari Vajpayee to address the state’s problems which she attributed to the “mistakes” by successive governments in New Delhi, starting from Jawaharlal Nehru. In her […]

Tricolor falls during hoisting by Mehbooba, probe ordered

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today faced a deeply embarrassing moment when the national tricolor fell off the post when she wanted to hoist it at Bakshi stadium here where the main I-Day function of the state was held. An inquiry was immediately ordered into the fiasco. Mehbooba, who was hoisting the […]

Kashmir: thousands attend unity-cum-Azadi rally in Pahalgam

ANANTNAG : A huge unity congregation by various religious groups is being held in Fohar area of Pahalgam on Saturday. Thousands of people , according to witnesses are part of the rally. Besides listening to representatives of various religious groups people are chanting pro-freedom and anti-India slogans. After the killing of Hizb-ul-Mujahideen commander Burhan Muzafar […]

Kashmir: ISPs’ formally asked to suspend internet services

Srinagar: The Internet Service providers have been officially asked on Saturday to suspend internet services in Kashmir till August 15. A source told Kashmir Reader that the ISPs have received a mail from police to shut the services till India’s independence day. A day ago, they were conveyed verbally to snap the service especially to media outlets […]

Kashmir: Two youth wounded in Bandipora

Hajin: Two youth were injured during clashes in Saderkot area of Bandipora on Saturday. Both the injured were removed to Hajin hospital for treatment. Locals said that the government forces ransackd houses which sparked protest in the area. Protests are going on in the area.