Searches called off, no militant bodies recovered, rebels managed to escape

Searches called off, no militant bodies recovered, rebels managed to escape

Government forces on Wednesday evening called off the search operation at the gunfight site in Khudwani area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district after no militant bodies were retrieved from the debris of the blasted houses. Earlier, forces said a search...
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BJP not supporting bandh, wants severe punishment to culprits: Ashok Koul

BJP not supporting bandh, wants severe punishment to culprits: Ashok Koul

The ruling BJP State General Secretary Ashok Koul Tuesday that the rightwing party has condemned the rape and murder of 8-year-old Kathua girl Asifa Bano and demanded severe punishment to the culprits. “Right from beginning, BJP condemned the incident and...
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Kashmiris stand with Chenab valley brethren: Joint Resistance Leadership

Kashmiris stand with Chenab valley brethren: Joint Resistance Leadership

Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) on Tuesday said Kashmiris stand with their Chenab valley brethren over the “harassment” meted to them at the hands of fanatical forces. In a joint statement issued by JRL comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar F...
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Farooq Ahmad Dar regrets voting, says Major Gogoi roaming freely

Farooq Ahmad Dar regrets voting, says Major Gogoi roaming freely

A year after Farooq Ahmad Dar was used as human shield by army, the victim Monday said he regrets casting the vote last year during bypolls to Srinagar parliamentary seat. “It has been a year now since the incident took...
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Kashmir an issue of right to self-determination: Shehla Rashid

Kashmir an issue of right to self-determination: Shehla Rashid

Calling for a political resolution of Kashmir, former Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union (JNUSU) vice president Shehla Rashid Monday said Kashmir was an issue of the right to self-determination of the people. Addressing a news conference here, Shehla s...
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PHE dept draws up Drought Plan as valley witnesses snow-less winter

PHE dept draws up Drought Plan as valley witnesses snow-less winter

In view of the inadequate precipitation during winter, the state’s public health engineering department has drawn up a ‘Drought Plan’ to ensure potable water supply in coming months. The department has sought Rs 131 crore from the state government to...
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Livestock projects in limbo, courtesy official apathy

Livestock projects in limbo, courtesy official apathy

While the state has set desirable targets in the livestock sector, many objectives set for completion in the last financial year are still unmet due to the lethargic approach of different departments. The measures initiated to boost state livestock, poultry...
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Another season of Pellet Horror in Kashmir Valley

Another season of Pellet Horror in Kashmir Valley

In the midst of spring, Kashmir is dealing with another season of pellet horror. Introduced in the armory of security forces, dealing with the law and order situation, with an objective to minimise civilian fatalities, the pellets guns have achieved...
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From Kunduz to Gaza and Miyanmar to Kashmir, people asking for a dignified life: Yasin Malik

From Kunduz to Gaza and Miyanmar to Kashmir, people asking for a dignified life: Yasin Malik

Incarcerated chairman of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Muhammad Yasin Malik today flayed the government for thwarting the ShopianChaloprogramme. “We strongly condemn the ban on ShopianChaloprogramme given by Joint Resistance Leadership and barring re...
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Dogs on prowl across Srinagar, SMC in slumber

Dogs on prowl across Srinagar, SMC in slumber

Failure of Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) to check growing population of stray dogs poses risk to people in the summer capital Srinagar. Packs of stray dogs roaming around in different areas across city including Chanpora, Natipora, Dalgate, Khayam, Jawa...
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