Forces conduct nocturnal raid in Srinagar’s tourist hub

Forces conduct nocturnal raid in Srinagar’s tourist hub

Umar Fayaz/ Mir Mudasir Srinagar: Houseboat owners in Chont Kul area in Dalgate said government forces created scare in the tourist hub by raiding their boats late evening early this week. The owners pleading anonymity told Kashmir Reader that on January 22, when they were dining with their families, CRPF soldiers entered the boats. “Around […]

Observe Jan 26 as ‘black day’: JRL

Observe Jan 26 as ‘black day’: JRL

SRINAGAR: The joint resistance leadership (JRL) on Wednesday said India has no right to celebrate Republic Day as it has “occupied Jammu Kashmir with its military might”. It appealed people to observe January 26 as “black day” and boycott all celebrations. The leadership comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik in […]

Forces defuse IED in Pampore

Forces defuse IED in Pampore

PAMPORE: Government forces on Wednesday claimed to have detected and defused an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) at New bypass road near Railway station Pampore in Pulwama district. The IED fitted in a pressure cooker was found by CRPF on Tuesday night at Kandizal-Tengan village opposite railway station Pampore, CRPF officials told Kashmir Reader. Later it […]

‘India has no right to observe Republic Day in Kashmir’

‘India has no right to observe Republic Day in Kashmir’

SRINAGAR: United Jihad Council (UJC), a conglomerate of various militant outfits, Lashkar-e-Toyiba (LeT) and pro-freedom parties Dukhtaran-e-Millat and National Front have appealed people to observe January 26, the Republic Day of India, as “black day”. UJC said this would attract the world community towards the deteriorating situation in Kashmir. A local news agency KNS quoted […]

Malik’s judicial remand extended till Jan 27: JKLF

Malik’s judicial remand extended till Jan 27: JKLF

SRINAGAR: Police on Monday brought a fresh judicial remand against the chairman of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Muhammad Yasin Malik who along with party leader Ghulam Muhammad Bhat was arrested by police last week and lodged at central jail Srinagar on a four day judicial remand. “Police yesterday brought a fresh judicial remand against […]

Grenade attacks in Kashmir leave civilian, cop injured

Grenade attacks in Kashmir leave civilian, cop injured

Militants attack police party in Pulwama Bilal Habib/ Mushtaq Ahmad Pampore/Baramulla: Amid heightened security arrangements in the Valley ahead of India’s Republic Day, militants lobbed two grenades in separate places in Kashmir on Monday in which a civilian and a policeman were wounded. In Pulwama militants attacked a police party. Around 1:45 pm, militants hurled […]

Heightened security in Valley ahead of R- Day

Heightened security in Valley ahead of R- Day

Police issues advisory in Jammu Kaiser Majeed/Junaid Manzoor Srinagar: Scores of government forces have been deployed in Kashmir to carry frisking of commuters and checking vehicles ahead of India’s Republic Day. A thick security blanket has been thrown around vital installations and SK Stadium Sonawar, the main venue for the R-day function in the Valley. […]

Traffic police issues RD advisory

Vehicles to take Dalgate route from Jan 23 SRINAGAR: The Traffic Police City Srinagar today issued a traffic diversion plan in view of the rehearsals for R-Day cleberations at S K Cricket Stadium Sonawar Srinagar. The plan shall be effective from 23rd to 26th January-2018 from 08:00 am to 12:00 pm. According to the diversion […]