jammu and kashmir

Geelani’s statement speaks of hypocrisy: BJP

Saturday, May 06, 2017

Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], May 6 : After Hurriyat Conference Chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani‘s commented that educational institutes which are run by the Army are making students indifferent towards their own religion and specific culture, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sambit Patra on Saturday asserted that Geelani’s statement spoke of hypocrisy, which has been […]

Kashmiri boy bags 2016 Wisden-MCC Cricket ‘Photograph of the Year’ award

Saturday, May 06, 2017

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], May 6 (ANI): A Srinagar based freelance photographer has done Kashmir proud, pocketing the prestigious 2016 Wisden-MCC (Melbourne Cricket Council) Cricket Photograph of the Year for a stunning image, which captured boys playing cricket in the outskirts of the city, clicked by him. Saqib Majeed, an engineer by profession clicked […]

J-K: 12-year-old intruder apprehended by Army near LoC

Saturday, May 06, 2017

Rajouri (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], May 6 (ANI): A 12-year-old intruder from Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) was apprehended by the Army near the Line of Control (LoC) yesterday late evening in Jammu and Kashmir‘s Nowshera sector of Rajouri district The intruder, identified as Ashfaq Ali Chauhan and the son of a retired Baluch Regiment soldier […]

Leh-Srinagar highway re-opens for traffic today

Friday, May 05, 2017

Srinagar [India], May. 5: The Leh-Srinagar highway will be re-opened for traffic today after remaining closed for more than five months due to heavy snowfall. Due to unprecedented snow for first time in last five years, clearing up the road on the Leh-Srinagar highway for traffic was a mammoth task this time. ALSO READ: Indigo harasses […]

Locals clash with security forces amid anti-terror operations in J&K

Thursday, May 04, 2017

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], May 4: Several locals on Thursday were seen attempting to obstruct the anti-terror operation launched in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district by security forces earlier today. The locals majorly comprised girls and students and were seen hurling stones which resulted in clashes. Several civilians also sustained injuries as security forces […]

Second ceasefire violation by Pakistan in 48 hours

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Mankote: Pakistan continued to provoke India for the second time in 48 hours, after it violated the ceasefire in Mendhar’s Mankote area in Jammu and Kashmir in the early hours of Wednesday morning. Intermittent firing is underway as Indian security forces are retaliating strongly to the provocation. ALSO READ: Stop ‘Mann ki Baat’, start ‘Gun ki […]

EC cancels Anantnag Lok Sabha bypoll

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

New Delhi: The Election Commission cancelled the Anantnag Lok Sabha bypoll, saying the ground situation is not conducive to hold free and fair elections. The bypoll, earlier slated to be held on April 12, was postponed for May 25 due to poor law and order situation. The Commission, which issued the order late last night, said […]

Pak Barbarism: Mutilates two Indian bravehearts

Monday, May 01, 2017

In a development that is set to further worsen the already strained ties between New Delhi and Islamabad, Pakistan mutilated bodies of two Indian soldiers who were killed earlier today in a ceasefire violation at Krishna Ghati sector here. The Indian Army confirmed the news, releasing a statement on Twitter. The Army, in its statement, […]

Man shot at by suspected militants in J&K

Monday, May 01, 2017

Srinagar: Suspected militants shot at and injured a person in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, the police said. At about 2125 hours, unidentified militants fired at and injured Nisar Ahmad Mir near his home in Presoo area of the district, a police official said. He said Mir was shifted to the district hospital from where he […]

One killed, five injured in grenade attack in Srinagar

Sunday, April 30, 2017

One civilian was killed and one other was injured in a grenade attack outside the Khanyar Police Station in Srinagar. Four police personnel were also injured in the attack. ALSO READ: Automated weather stations to be installed for farmers in Maharashtra The injured have been shifted to a hospital and are undergoing treatment. The grenade, reportedly, […]

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