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Srinagar encounter: Family of injured 'militant' claim he is civilian, police to probe

February 07, 2020 11:03 pm

“We are investigating the matter. I will talk to him myself. Whatever are the facts of investigation we will go as per the ground,” SSP Srinagar Haseeb Mughal said.

Jammu and Kashmir: Two militants, one CRPF man killed in encounter outside Srinagar

February 06, 2020 8:29 am

While security officials said that another “terrorist” was injured in the shootout, the family member of the injured man said he was a “civilian”.

Help on way soon for jobless printing press workers in Srinagar

January 06, 2020 11:53 am

Faraz Ahmed (48) and Imtiaz Ahmed (40) both worked as binders at book binding units, but now are jobless as the units have no work.

Day after his removal, deputy mayor of Srinagar held for fraud

December 28, 2019 7:10 am

Sheikh Imran was removed as deputy mayor of Srinagar Municipal Corporation after a no-confidence motion against him was carried in the corporation on Thursday.

A day after his deputy is removed, no-confidence motion against Srinagar mayor

December 24, 2019 8:20 pm

The fresh no-confidence motion moved by independent corporators was supported by the BJP.

Deputy mayor of Srinagar Municipal Corporation resigns

December 24, 2019 5:32 pm

An application seeking the removal of the deputy mayor was signed by 47 of the total 70 corporators on Monday, SMC commissioner Khurshid Sanai had said.

Sunday Long Reads: How does literature fuel our wanderlust?

December 15, 2019 4:06 pm

How do readers travel the world? Do they go to new places, looking to retrace the adventures of their favourite literary characters? Are their perceptions of those places shaped by their reading? From tracing Goethe’s footsteps in Rome to seeking Octavio Paz in Mexico City, this issue looks at literary journeys and how they fuel our wanderlust. First up, Armistead Maupin’s San Francisco, which, like a declaration of love, allows you to reinvent yourself, no justifications needed

Srinagar: ‘There is no link between early snowfall and what is in store for us this coming winter’

November 16, 2019 11:57 pm

"Last year, we had snowfall in the plains on November 3. But the snow was concentrated in north and central Kashmir," said Mukhtar Ahmad.

Winter is coming

November 17, 2019 7:20 am

As Kashmir witnesses an unusually early winter, with snow flattening trees and power lines, The Indian Express on how the chill has added to the problems of a region now under 100 days of lockdown — from farmers counting their losses to the soldier who is still to get his kerosene stove.

Assault video clips do rounds in Valley, Army says checking

June 19, 2019 7:14 am

Defence spokesman Colonel Rajesh Kalia said the Army is "ascertaining the facts" regarding the two incidents.


Herath Mubarak: Kashmir celebrates Shivratri

February 22, 2020 8:56 am

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also greeted people on the occasion. "Herath Mubarak. May there be peace and prosperity all over. Praying for everyone's happiness and good health," he said in a tweet.

Security heightened in Srinagar after two militant attacks on Monday

May 24, 2016 3:50 pm

Following the first lethal militant attack in Srinagar in almost three years, security was tightened and armed policemen were deployed at busy areas.

Volunteers carry out rescue and relief operation in Srinagar

September 12, 2014 12:27 pm

Volunteers in Banpora area of Batamaloo in Srinagar were the first to reach the interiors of the city helped flood victims.


Last rites of Pampore bravehearts performed with full state honours

February 22, 2016 2:51 pm

Udhampur/Mandi (Himachal Pradesh), Feb 22 (ANI): The last rites of Captain Tushar Mahajan, who was martyred while fighting the terrorists at Pampore in Jammu and Kashmir, was performed with full military honours in Udhampur on Monday. Captain Mahajan was injured on Friday when he was leading a team to smoke-out the terrorists holed up inside a building near Srinagar. He succumbed to the injuries at 92 Base Hospital last evening. Meanwhile, last rites of Havaldar Raj Kumar Rana were performed by his daughter in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh.

Pampore encounter enters day 3

February 22, 2016 5:26 am

Pampore, Feb 22 (ANI): The gunfight between security forces and terrorists underway in Pampore, Jammu and Kashmir, entered the third day on Monday with the death toll reaching to seven, including one terrorist. The terrorists are holed up inside the multi-storeyed government complex of Entrepreneurship Development Institute (EDI) on the Jammu- Srinagar National Highway. The entire area has been cordoned off as security forces are engaged heavily with the terrorists.

Curfew imposed in parts of Srinagar

February 15, 2016 4:58 am

Srinagar, Feb 15 (ANI): Curfew was imposed in five police station areas of the Srinagar city after separatists called for a shutdown. In Srinagar, shops and government installations remained closed as a precautionary measure, while roads wore a deserted look as most people remained indoors. The armed security personnel patrolled residential and market areas to prevent any untoward incident.

Valley observes shutdown on Guru’s 3rd death anniversary

February 09, 2016 9:42 am

Srinagar, Feb 09 (ANI): Separatists called for a shutdown in the Kashmir Valley on Tuesday on Afzal Guru’s third death anniversary. Guru was executed for his involvement in the 2001 Parliament attack case. In Srinagar, shops, schools and government installations remained closed as a precautionary measure, while roads wore a deserted look as most people remained indoors. The armed security personnel patrolled residential and market areas to prevent any untoward incident. In 2013, Guru was hanged in the national capital, sparking clashes in Kashmir. Dozens of people were injured during the protests.

Protests in Srinagar over death of local youth

January 14, 2016 10:01 am

Srinagar, Jan 14 (ANI): The people of Srinagar's Peerbagh area staged a protest against the death of a local youth after the police recovered his body with his throat slit near the Railway Bridge this morning. As the news of the recovery of the youth's body spread in the area, the people came out on the streets wailing and beating their chests. The protestors also pelted stones at the policemen outside the police headquarters in Srinagar. The youth identified as Owais Bashir Malik, a resident of Peerbagh, was missing from January 12, 2016.

PM Modi pays homage to late CM Mohd. Sayeed

January 07, 2016 9:04 am

New Delhi, Jan 07 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday paid homage to late Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed at the Palam Airport (Delhi). Sayeed passed away today at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) where he was undergoing treatment for pneumonia. Mortal remains of Sayeed were brought to Palam Airport, from where they were taken to Srinagar for the last rites.