jammu and kashmir

Clampdown in Srinagar to stop ‘anti-India’ protests

Friday, October 23, 2015

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Srinagar: Srinagar continues to reel under the tussle of ‘anti India’ protests that have disrupted life and brought the city to a standstill. Strict restrictions have been imposed in seven police areas in order to stop the ‘anti-India’ demonstrations on Friday that have been called by Separatists to protest against the killing of a Kashmiri …

Trucker murder: Curfew imposed in Anantnag, Srinagar

Thursday, October 22, 2015

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Srinagar: With the escalation in protests against the killing of a Kashmiri trucker by a mob in Udhampur, Section 144 has been imposed on Thursday at four police stations areas of Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir. Heavy restrictions have been set by the police and the CRPF on public movement and curfew has been imposed …

Balls taking over bullets in Kashmir

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

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Young cricketers, hopeful of wearing the Indian Blues one day, participating in a local premier league tournament; young girls showcasing their sporting skills in badminton by participating in a badminton tournament and another set of boys, more inclined to a boisterous form of sports, keenly participating in a foot ball premier league tournament. Such events …

One militant killed, 2 jawans injured in Baramulla gun battle

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

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Baramulla: In what can be termed as yet another bid to foil the plans of anti-social elements, our Army jawans gunned down a militant in Baramulla. One militant was killed and two Army jawans were injured in a gun battle between security forces and terrorists in Kunzer area of Tangmarg in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla …

14 killed, 30 injured as vehicle falls into gorge

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

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At least 14 persons were killed and 30 others injured, 10 of them seriously, when a vehicle fell into a deep gorge in the Ramnagar area of the district, early morning. The heavily overcrowded matador was on its way from Ghordi to Ramnagar with mostly college students and government employees, when it fell into a …

Cow Slaughter Vigilante: Valley tense after trucker’s death

Monday, October 19, 2015

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The valley is tense again as separatist groups have called for a shutdown in Kashmir today to protest against the death of a truck driver who was attacked with a petrol bomb in Udhampur following beef rumours around 10 days ago. Curfew has been imposed in parts of Srinagar after clashes broke out on October …

MBA grad refuses to accept degree from Smriti Irani

Sunday, October 18, 2015

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Srinagar: An MBA pass out has decided not to accept his degree at the first convocation of Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) in Kashmir from Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani as a protest against “diminishing freedoms” in the country. “Though, for a student, receiving a master’s degree is no less than any prestigious …

Poonch: Large cache of weapons recovered

Saturday, October 17, 2015

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Poonch: The Special Operations Group (SOG) of the district Police on Saturday, recovered large quantities of arms and ammunition from a major terrorist hideout in Mandi Chaprian area of Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir. The hoard recovered included some Pakistan-made pistols and 20 kilograms of RDX.  

Adventure sports hit among tourists in Kashmir

Saturday, October 17, 2015

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Srinagar: A year after devastating floods hit Jammu and Kashmir, local businessmen try to revive their fortunes by promoting adventure sports in the state. Hundreds of tourists across the country visit the valley to participate in adventure sports like rafting and ski flying. “It is a beautiful adventure. We enjoyed the trip with my family. …

J&K ends its beef with beef

Friday, October 16, 2015

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The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Friday withdrew its September 8 order for strict enforcement of a Dogra era law that banned the slaughter of bovines and the sale of beef in the state. The direction was passed by a full bench of the high court, comprising of Justices M H Attar, Ali Mohammad …

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