Unidentified militant killed in Baramulla: Army

Unidentified militant killed in Baramulla: Army

Srinagar: Army on Sunday said that it foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district. “An infiltration bid has been foiled along the LoC in Kasturi Naar in Baramulla,” Army’s  Srinagar based spokesperson said. He said one militant has been killed in the gunfight. The operation is in […]

DPS student goes missing in Srinagar

DPS student goes missing in Srinagar

Srinagar, Aug 19 :  A teenage student of Delhi Public School has gone missing from this capital city on Saturday. Azhar Abbas Mirza, son of Akeel Hussain of Hawal went missing from Srinagar on Saturday afternoon. He is a 10th standard student of DPS Srinagar. The distressed family has sought help from the general public […]

Policeman hit by a stone in Pulwama

Policeman hit by a stone in Pulwama

Srinagar, Aug 18: A policeman was injured in Murran village of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Saturday after being hit by a stone on the head. A senior police official said that a police vehicle was passing through the village when some ‘miscreants’ attacked it, in which a policeman got injured. He said that the […]

NC leader’s house attacked in Shopian

NC leader’s house attacked in Shopian

Srinagar, Aug 18: Militants attacked the residence of a National Conference (NC) leader in  south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Saturday, police said. The militants fired at the guard post outside NC leader and sitting legislator, Showkat Hussain Ganai’s house in Chitragam village this morning.  “Alert guards retaliated after which the militants escaped. No casualty was […]

Operation sanitation begins

Operation sanitation begins

As the 60-day Amarnath yatra is all set to culminate in a few days, Governor N N Vohra, who is also the chairman of Shri Amarnath Shrine Board, has directed the concerned camp directors and others to launch a massive sanitation drive in two phases of all the yatra camps and along the tracks. Nearly […]

Soldier killed in Handwara gunfight

Srinagar, Aug 17: An army soldier was killed in an encounter at Kralgund area of Handwara in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Friday morning. A police officer said that army’s 32 RR launched a cordon-and-search-operation at Kachlu village during wee hours today. As such the cordon was laid and the troops intensified the searches, the […]

Woman shot dead by unknown gunmen in Pulwama

  Srinagar, Aug 17: Unknown gunmen on Friday shot dead a 38-year-old woman in Drabgam village of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Reports said that some unknown persons opened fire on the woman, Shameema, wife of Ali Mohd Bhat near the home of her parents at Drabgam village Friday afternoon. Shameema (38), a resident of Koil […]

Clashes erupt during search operation in Hajin

  Srinagar, Aug 17: Clashes broke out in Hajin area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Friday soon after government forces launched a cordon-and-search-operation (CASO) in the area. Reports said that a joint team of army’s 13 RR, SOG and CRPF launched a cordon at Mir Mohalla area of Hajin Friday morning. A top police […]

Civilian killed, 3 injured in Awantipora grenade attack

Civilian killed, 3 injured in Awantipora grenade attack

Srinagar, Aug 17: A civilian was killed and three others were injured in a grenade attack by militants on security force personnel at Awantipora in south Kashmir district of Pulwama. Official sources said that militants hurled a grenade at security force personnel near Superintendent of Police (SP) Office Awantipora in Pulwama on Friday. However, the […]

Vajpayee cremated with full military honours

Vajpayee cremated with full military honours

New Delhi, Aug 17: Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who passed away here at AIIMS on Thursday at age 93, was on Friday cremated with full military honours at Rashtriya Smriti Sthal, where people turned out in tens of thousands to pay their final tributes. Vajpayee’s foster-daughter Namita lit the funeral pyre amidst the […]