Sacrifices of youth giving new impetus to ongoing freedom struggle: Mirwaiz

Sacrifices of youth giving new impetus to ongoing freedom struggle: Mirwaiz

SRINAGAR: Paying tributes to two militants killed in an encounter at Brath Kalan, Sopore, Hurriyat Conference (M) on Thursday said “the sacrifices of these youth are giving a new impetus to the ongoing freedom struggle”. The two slain militants were identified as Owais Ahmed Bhat and Tariq Ahmed. “While as ultimate repression is on to […]

Gunfight in Sopore, internet snapped

Gunfight in Sopore, internet snapped

Sopore: A gunfight broke out between government forces and militants in Brath village of Sopore Wednesday evening after a team of government forces including army’s 22RR, SOG of police, and paramilitary CRPF launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO). Sources said that a CASO was launched in Brath village in the afternoon but it ended […]

3 CASOs in Shopian, one still on

3 CASOs in Shopian, one still on

SHOPIAN: A day after Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militants killed four policemen in Shopian district, government forces conducted searches in three villages in the area. A cordon and search operation (CASO) was still underway at Trenz village when this report was filed. A team of government forces including 43 RR of army, central reserve police force (CRPF), […]

A slice of history reveals how panchayat made way for military in Kashmir

A slice of history reveals how panchayat made way for military in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Panchayat elections are being held in Kashmir with the avowed aim of strengthening grassroots democracy, but a former Panchayat Ghar in Srinagar has been serving as an armed forces’ camp for decades now. Locals living in the vicinity are least hopeful that it would ever be vacated. Zakura on the outskirts of Srinagar was […]

Kulgam man abducted in October found dead

Kulgam man abducted in October found dead

ANANTNAG: A man abducted on October 27, hailing from Laroo village of Kulgam district, was found dead and was buried early Tuesday morning in an apple orchard in Ahtoo village of the district. The slain 45-year-old Sheeraz Ahmad Bhat was abducted by unidentified gunmen from outside his house. The abduction was carried out days after […]

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