Category: Srinagar

Militants open fire on security forces in Shopian

Srinagar, Sep 25: Militants on Friday opened fire at security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said. No loss of life or injury has been reported far. Militants fired towards CRPF guards deployed at Mini Secretariat Shopian, in the south Kashmir district, early this morning, a […]

Indian army indicts soldiers in killing of suspected Kashmir militants

SRINAGAR, India – The Indian army launched disciplinary proceedings against an unspecified number of soldiers following an inquiry into the killing of three suspected militants in the northern state of Kashmir, the army said on Friday. A defence spokesman said evidence showed soldiers had exceeded their powers under […]

Lt Governor meets media Fraternity from Jammu

open view news desk JAMMU, SEPTEMBER 10: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha had an interaction with media fraternity from Jammu here today. This was his 2nd interaction with the media people after a delegation from Kashmir met him on 4th September in Srinagar. Sh. Sanjeev Verma, Divisional Commissioner, Jammu […]

Deputation of All Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee calls on Advisor Sharma

open view news desk SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 05- A deputation of All Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee today called on Advisor to Lt Governor, KK Sharma and raised several issues related to inclusion of Punjabi as one of the official languages of Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. The deputation […]

Militants kill three Indian policemen in Kashmir as attacks pick up

SRINAGAR – Militants killed three Indian policemen in Kashmir on Monday, as attacks on security forces and village leaders escalate in the disputed Muslim-majority region. Kashmir Police Chief Vijay Kumar told Reuters that militants attacked a security check-point north of the main city of Srinagar and killed one […]

Lt Governor Sinha greets people on Independence Day

open view news desk SRINAGAR, AUGUST 14: In his Independence Day Message, Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha has extended greetings and good wishes to the people of Jammu and Kashmir. Following is the full text of the Lt Governor’s Independence Day Message: My dear brothers and sisters, 1. Warm […]

India moves Kashmiri village leaders to safety after wave of attacks

SRINAGAR, India – India has shifted scores of village and municipality leaders, mostly from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling party, to secure locations in Kashmir after a spate of militant attacks, police and two security officials said on Friday. Separatists fighting Indian rule in the disputed region have […]

Union Home Secy reviews COVID-19 management in J&K

open view news desk SRINAGAR, AUGUST 04: The Union Home Secretary, Ajay Kumar Bhalla, today chaired a high level meeting to review the management of COVID-19 pandemic in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. Chief Secretary, J&K, B V R Subrahmanyam, Financial Commissioner, H&ME, Atal Dulloo, Additional […]

4% seats in professional institutions reserved for Ladakh

open view news desk SRINAGAR, AUGUST 04: The Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam today chaired a meeting to review status with regard to reservation of seats for students belonging to the Union Territory of Ladakh in professional institutions, for the academic year 2020-21. The meeting was informed […]

With a heavy hand, India rides out Kashmir’s year of disquiet

SRINAGAR, India – The scars of last summer remain in Soura, an enclave that became a symbol of Kashmir’s resistance to India’s central government a year ago on Wednesday. Coils of concertina wire, remnants of makeshift road blocks, lie close to the broken tar of roads dug up […]

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