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Drug menace in Srinagar

The Srinagar city has been witnessing growing gangs of people who are distributing drugs and other such material among the young boys and girls. Since the counter-insurgency operations started in Srinagar, many gangs were being encouraged in the city for spreading drug addiction in the youth. Most of such kingpins in the past one decade […]

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Sniffer dogs deployed to track militants in Kishtwar

Agencies Jammu  : Sniffer dogs were pressed into service as a massive search operation to track down suspected militants in a forest area of Kishtwar district continued for the second day on Saturday, officials said. The Army and police had launched a search operation in the forest area near Keshwan village early on Friday following information about the movement […]

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Hurriyat ready for talks with Govt: Governor

Srinagar : Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Saturday said that it was encouraging that Hurriyat leaders were “ready for talks.” He said that earlier Hurriyat leaders were shutting doors for the government on talks. “It is the same Hurriyat that once were shutting their doors to government now are ready for talks,” […]

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Mirwaiz Umar placed under house arrest

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Saturday afternoon was placed under house arrest at his Nigeen residence. Reports said that a police party arrived at the residence and placed him under house detention without giving any reason for his detention.

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Woman Commits Suicide In North Kashmir’s Bandipora

BANDIPORA —  A 25 year old women on Saturday early morning committed suicide after consuming some poisonous substance at her home in North Kashmir’s Bandipora district. Reports said that the women was a resident of Quailmuqam village, she was immediately rushed to a local hospital for treatment from where she was referred to District hospital […]

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18 Injured As Mini Bus Turns Turtle In Kishtwar

  Srinagar : At least 18 passengers were injured on Saturday after a minibus they were travelling in met with an accident at Fogmorh area in Kishtwar district of Jammu. Reports said that a bus bearing registration number JK06-2697 skidded off the road and turned turtle in Fogmorh area of Kishtwar, resulting in injuries to […]

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Fire Guts 2nd Storey Of Al-Noor Masjid In North Kashmir

Srinagar : A 2nd storey of a mosque was gutted in an overnight blaze in Bandipora district of north Kashmir. Reports said that the fire broke out inside the 2nd storey of Al-Noor Masjid at main town Bandipora last night. However, fire tenders were pressed into service to douse off the fire which was later […]

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Van driver injured after forces allegedly fire at him in Pulwama

Agencies Pulwama: A driver was injured after government forces allegedly fired at him during an ambush when he was returning home in south Kashmir’s Pulwama. Identified as Mohammad Shafi Ganie son of Ghulam Nabi Ganie, a resident of Wahibugh village of Pulwama, reports said that the injured driver was immediately rushed to district hospital Pulwama and […]

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Militant killed in ongoing gunfight in Boniyar

Srinagar :  A gunfight broke out between militants and government in Bujthalan area of Boniyar of North Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Saturday morning. According to news agency GNS, a joint team of 6 JAKLI of army and SOG Baramulla launched a cordon and search operation in the area after receiving inputs about the presence of militants there. As senior police officer confirmed to […]

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Drug addiction spreading in Srinagar, including girls: Mirwaiz

Srinagar:Terming the growing drug and liquor abuse in Kashmir as a cause of great worry and concern, chairman Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq said that members from cross section of society have been informing him as well as a large number of letters he is receiving, suggesting the menace of drug addiction is spreading […]

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