Category: Srinagar

Militants using new modus operandi to kill targets: Ghulam Nabi Azad

Srinagar, Oct 20: Veteran Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Wednesday said militants in Jammu and Kashmir have adopted a new modus operandi of killing their targets by using pistols from close range, instead of grenades and landmines. In this month so far, 11 civilians, including non-residents of Jammu […]

Question of survival stares at migrant workers’ families

By Sumir Kaul Srinagar/Saharanpur, Oct 19: How to make both ends meet is a question that is haunting 28-year-old Jehangir, a small-time carpenter in Uttar Pradesh’s Saharanpur, after his father was shot dead by terrorists last Saturday in south Kashmir, triggering an exodus of migrant labourers from the area. […]

J-K: Huge quantity of contraband seized; four held

Srinagar, Oct 14:  Four drug peddlers were arrested and a huge quantity of contraband was seized in Pulwama and Shopian districts of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, police said. Police station Zainapora received specific information that two persons — Abdul Hameed Sheikh and Bilal Ahmad Sheikh, both residents […]

Five Indian soldiers among seven killed in Kashmir gun battles

SRINAGAR, India, Oct 11 – At least five Indian soldiers and two militants were killed on Monday in a series of gun battles in Indian Kashmir, where security forces have stepped up operations after several civilian killings last week, officials said. In the deadliest incident for the country’s […]

Assailants fatally shoot 2 schoolteachers in Kashmir

SRINAGAR, India — Assailants fatally shot two schoolteachers in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Thursday in a sudden rise in targeted killings of civilians in the disputed region, police said. Authorities blamed militants fighting against Indian rule for the attack in the outskirts of Srinagar, the region’s main city. Police […]

Assailants fatally shoot 3 men in disputed Kashmir

SRINAGAR, India — Assailants shot and killed three men in Indian-controlled Kashmir in separate attacks blamed by police on militants fighting against Indian rule in the disputed region. In the first incident Tuesday, police said militants fired at a prominent pharmacist, Makhan Lal Bindroo, at his drug store […]

Government taking multiple measures for development of Handicrafts, Handloom Sectors: Union MoS Textiles

ANANTNAG, OCTOBER 04: Union Minister of State for Textiles and Railways Smt Darshana Vikram Jardosh today said the Central Government is taking multiple measures for revival and development of handicrafts and handloom sectors. She said that the Government is committed to uplift these sectors and every possible help […]

Centre disrespecting majority sentiment with closure of mosques: Mehbooba Mufti

Srinagar, Oct 2: PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday accused the Centre of bias, saying preventing people from offering prayers at mosques and shrines in Kashmir shows the Government of India’s “disrespect” for the sentiments of the majority community. Mehbooba was reacting to the continuous closure of a […]

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