Kashmir issue ‘myth’ created by Congress, NC: Jitendra Singh

Kashmir issue ‘myth’ created by Congress, NC: Jitendra Singh

The so-called Kashmir issue is a political “myth” created by the Congress, the National Conference and other such political groups which have a vested interest in the region’s electoral vote bank, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said Saturday. He said Jammu and Kashmir is very much like any other state of the Indian union. There is […]

Govt failed to provide accommodation for employees engaged under PM package: APMCC

Govt failed to provide accommodation for employees engaged under PM package: APMCC

Srinagar: All Parties Migrants Coordination Committee (APMCC) on Saturday staged a Protest demonstration demanding the state and central government only to fulfill the basic necessities of life like Independent Concrete accommodation. Scores of PM package employees working across valley lead by APMCC chairman Vinod Pandit assembled here in Pratap park and chanting the slogans in […]

PaK resident held by army near LoC in Kupwara

PaK resident held by army near LoC in Kupwara

Srinagar: A resident of Pakistan Administered Kashmir (PaK) was held on Friday late evening by the army near Line of Control (LoC) in Tanghdar area of Kupwara district of north Kashmir. Quoting official sources, GNS reported that Shabir Ahmad son of Mir Wali of Manjkote was apprehended near Diler post at Amrohi by army’s 17 […]

Sopore Encounter: one militant killed, operation over

Sopore Encounter: one militant killed, operation over

Srinagar: One militant was killed in brief exchange firing at Hatlangoo area of North Kashmir’s Sopore on Saturday afternoon. A senior Police confirmed GNS about killing on militant in a brief exchange of firing. Arms and ammunition was also recovered from his possession, the officer said. However the identity of the slain militant is yet […]

Three minors raped in Rajasthan

Three minors raped in Rajasthan

Jaipur: Three minor girls were raped in different parts of Rajasthan, including one in Alwar where the family members of the victim lynched one of the three accused, the police said on Saturday. Aged around 15 years, the girl was allegedly gang raped by three minors on May 14 in Hasraura village under Sadar Police […]

Panzgam Encounter: Police identifies slain trio as members of Hizb

Panzgam Encounter: Police identifies slain trio as members of Hizb

Srinagar: Police on Saturday said that one among the three militants slain on Saturday morning in a gunfight at Panzgam area of Awantipora in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district was involved in killing of an army soldier Aurangzeb last year. SSP Awantipora Tahir Saleem told GNS that the three militants who were killed in Panzgam today […]

CASO called off in Anantnag village after brief shootout

CASO called off in Anantnag village after brief shootout

Srinagar: Government forces called off cordon and search operation launched in Dehruna village of Kokernag in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Saturday afternoon. Reports said that the militants and the government forces exchanged brief gunfire soon after the CASO was launched. However, no contact was established with the militants later on. “The searches were called […]

One-way traffic resumes on Kashmir highway

One-way traffic resumes on Kashmir highway

Srinagar: Fresh traffic resumed plying on Kashmir highway on Saturday after the road was cleared of all Kashmir bound stranded vehicles. After clearing all Kashmir bound vehicles, stranded since Thursday- the traffic was allowed from Srinagar to Jammu on Saturday, sources said.  However, they said, Light Motor Vehicles (LMVs) were asked to leave Zig Qazigund between […]