Rahim, who goes there to extract the plants, takes 20 minutes. The plant is then sold to smugglers who sell it to international markets
Assembly elections are due in Jammu and Kashmir after President’s rule in the state was extended for another six months.
Kashmiri taxi driver has returned the lost bag of a tourist family containing valuables worth over Rs 10 lakhs
The accused teacher has been asked to appear before Child Welfare Committee.
Rashid is the chief of Awami Itehad Party, while Faesal, who gave up his coveted career in the IAS to join politics, formed the JKPM.
An army major was killed while three others including another officer and two soldiers were wounded in an ongoing gunfight with the militants in Bidoora village in Achabal area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag districton Monday. Going by the reports, officer identified as Rahul Verma was killed and two other personnel[Read More…]
The arrested youth identified as Adil Dar of Kulgam, Tahir Lone of Shopian, Sameer Bhat of Sopore and Naveed Parra of Pattan in Baramulla district.
A special investigation team has been formed to probe the matter, the police said.
The last time a delimitation exercise took place in the state was also under President’s Rule, as far back as 1995 in extremely difficult circumstances by the Justice (retired) K.K. Gupta Commission.
Rouf Ahmad Dar, the tourist guide, was a resident of Yeened.
Zakir Rashid Bhat, 25, was trapped by security forces in a three-storey house in southern Kashmir late on Thursday and to flush him out, the house was set ablaze during the operation
Police said one of the three slain militants was a top commander, identified as Khalid Bhai of Pakistan.
Jammu: A Pakistani national was apprehended by the Border Security Force (BSF) at the international border in Jammu and Kashmir’s Samba district. Muhammad Afzal, belonging to Narowal in Pakistan, was apprehended late on Wednesday when he was crossing over to the Indian side of the border, BSF sources said. Afzal[Read More…]
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Srinagar: An FIR was filed on Wednesday against army personnel for allegedly thrashing a sub-divisional magistrate (SDM) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district, police said. Dooru SDM Ghulam Rasool Wani on Tuesday alleged that army personnel manhandled him and four other state government employees who were on duty with him.[Read More…]
By Sheikh Qayoom Srinagar: Sheikh Muhammad Imran, the Deputy Mayor of Srinagar, said on Saturday that the word ‘Mujahid’ is often used in a negative sense and appealed to the people to prefix the word to their names to highlight its actual meaning. In a statement here today, Sheikh Muhammad[Read More…]
Srinagar: Two militants were killed on Saturday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district, police said. “Following a brief shoot out in the orchard area of Gahand village the two militants were killed. Their exact identities and affiliations are being ascertained,” an officer said.[Read More…]
Srinagar: Former Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti said on Wednesday that by aligning with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), her father, Mufti Sayeed, had captured the “Jinn in the bottle”. Addressing an election rally in Anantnag district, Mehbooba Mufti said by joining[Read More…]
Jammu: Rehana Bashir, who hails from a remote area in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, has become the first woman from the district to crack the coveted civil service exams. An MBBS graduate from Salwah village of Mendhar area in Poonch, she finished at 187th rank in the overall merit[Read More…]
Srinagar: Reacting to the BJP’s commitment to abrogate articles 370 and 35A of the Constitution, National Conference President Farooq Abdullah said on Monday that the move will pave the way for ‘Azadi’ for Kashmir. The BJP manifesto released by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah said the[Read More…]
Srinagar: A gunfight took place on Sunday between the security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said. After receiving information about the presence of militants in the Kahilil forests of Tral, the security forces with Rashtriya Rifles (RR), Special Operations Group (SOG) of the state police[Read More…]
Angry inmates set fire to a shelter inside the Srinagar Central Jail after rumours spread that some prisoners were being shifted to jails outside the Kashmir Valley, police said on Friday. The incident took place on Thursday night. Police personnel rushed to the prison to help authorities bring the situation[Read More…]
Srinagar: Two Indian Air Force (IAF) officers were killed and two other officers were injured on Thursday in a road accident in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said. According to the police, two IAF officers were killed and two other officers injured in a road accident in Malangpora village[Read More…]
Srinagar: Four Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants were killed on Monday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said. Upon receiving information about the militants, a search operation was launched in Lassipora village. “When challenged, the militants opened fire on the security forces triggering the[Read More…]
Jammu: Traffic on the Jammu-Srinagar highway was stopped on Saturday after an explosion occurred inside a car in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ramban district. Police said the explosion occurred inside a private car at Tethar, destroying the vehicle. “The explosion appears to have been caused by a gas cylinder inside the[Read More…]