4 injured by pellets in Qaimoh

4 injured by pellets in Qaimoh

Anantnag: At least four people were injured by pellets that government forces fired on stone-pelting youth in Qaimoh area of Kulgam district on Tuesday evening. The injured were shifted to Anantnag district hospital, from where one of them was later shifted to a Srinagar hospital. “All of them are stable, however,” a doctor at the […]

Pak Army pays tribute to 1947 Jammu martyrs

Pak Army pays tribute to 1947 Jammu martyrs

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Army on Tuesday took to Twitter to pay tribute to “the martyrs of November 6, 1947 and till date”. Major General Asif Ghafoor, the director general of Army’s media wing Inter-Service Public Relation (ISPR) tweeted: “Tribute to Kashmiri martyrs of 6 Nov 1947 & till date on KashmirMartyrsDay. Their great sacrifices shall […]

SSP Shopian submits report to SHRC on killing of six persons at Pahnoo village

SSP Shopian submits report to SHRC on killing of six persons at Pahnoo village

SRINAGAR: In a report submitted to the State Human Rights Commission (SHRC), the police have said that of the six persons killed in Shopian’s Pahnoo village in a shootout in March this year, two were Lashkar-e-Toiba militants, two Over Ground Workers (OGWs) of militants, and “nothing adverse was found against the other two.” A detailed […]

Family of Ehtesham sinking into despair

Family of Ehtesham sinking into despair

SRINAGAR: Missing student Ehtesham Bilal is the only son in the extended Sofi family. He has three uncles, all of whom have a daughter each. Ehtesham also has a sister, who studies at a good school in Srinagar. In Kashmiri society, having a son is considered to be a blessing. But at the home of […]

Searches launched in Ganderbal after brief shootout

Searches launched in Ganderbal after brief shootout

Ganderbal: After a brief exchange of gunfire with militants, government forces launched a cordon and search operation (CASO) at Bakoora area of central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on Monday afternoon. Officials said that the CASO was launched by army, Special Operations Group (SOG) of police, and paramilitary CRPF at Bakoora area after receiving information about presence […]

Pampore stays shut over local militant’s killing

Pampore stays shut over local militant’s killing

PAMPORE: People in Pampore town continued to observe a shutdown, for the fourth consecutive day, on Sunday in protest against the killing of local Lashkar-e-Toiba militant Mohammad Amin Mir alias Abu Ismail. Hundreds of people visited the militant’s home in Drangbal area on Sunday to offer prayers for the departed soul and express solidarity with […]