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In A First, Edu Inst, Roads In Kashmir To Be Named After 18 Army, Police Martyrs

SRINAGAR: The government on Thursday ordered the renaming of 18 educational establishments and roads after some eminent personalities and the security forces who lost their lives on the line of duty. Besides, the government also ordered necessary steps to be taken for amending the records for effecting the changes. Principal Secretary to Government General Administration […]

Look Who’s Back: Bakerwals, And Their Way Of Life

  SRINAGAR: The herds of livestock are back on the busy roads of Kashmir. The sight, which was well encapsulated in the Hindi films of yore, showed the nomadic tribes of Gujjars and Bakerwals are back with their way of life. After a COVID-19 induced gap of two years, Gujjars and Bakerwals are restarting their […]

J&K: SIA Crackdown On SIM Card Misuse In Kashmir

  SRINAGAR: In a widespread crackdown on the increasing misuse of SIM cards, the State Investigation Agency (SIA) on Saturday carried out searches at 19 premises spread across Kashmir and found that vendors sold SIMs to terrorists, overground workers (OGW), and narcotics smugglers. The raids were conducted in 11 different registered cases. A majority of […]

Terror Attacks On Rise In Kashmir, Non-Locals, Panchayat Men On Target

SRINAGAR: Kashmir has witnessed a surge in terrorist attacks in recent weeks, with non-locals and panchayat representatives emerging as the new target of Pakistan-backed terror outfits even as a widespread crackdown by security forces has left 44 terrorists dead in the Valley since early January. The fresh wave of killings by terrorists appears to be […]

4 LeT Terrorists Killed In Shopian Encounter, 3 Soldiers Die In Road Mishap

SRINAGAR: Four local terrorists of Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) were shot dead by security forces in an encounter in Shopian district of south Kashmir on Thursday, said Inspector General of Police, Kashmir, Vijay Kumar. The Kashmir Police said all they were active in Shopian and Pulwama districts and a hunt to track down their accomplices was underway. […]

Kashmir Police Organises Singing Competition ‘Chhoona Hai Aasman’ In Srinagar

  SRINAGAR: A zonal-level singing and music talent hunt competition ‘Chhoona Hai Aasman’ for budding Kashmiri artists was organised by the Kashmir Zone Police at Tagore Hall in Srinagar on Saturday. Inspector General of Police (Kashmir Zone) Vijay Kumar was the chief host of the event which was organised after a hiatus of two years […]

Off-Duty CRPF Jawan Killed By Terrorists In J&K’s Shopian

  SRINAGAR: A CRPF personnel, who was on leave, was shot dead by terrorists in Check Chotipora area of Shopian district in south Kashmir, Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday evening. Police said terrorists fired upon Muktar Ahmad Doie, a jawan of the Central Reserve Police Force, when he was at his home. He was critically […]

Sarpanch Shot Dead By Terrorists in Kashmir’s Kulgam

SRINAGAR: Terrorists shot dead a sarpanch in Kulgam district of South Kashmir on Friday evening, the Jammu and Kashmir Police said. Shabir Ahmed Mir sustained grievous injuries in the firing when he was visiting his native place in the district. The sarpanch was rushed to a hospital in Kulgam where he succumbed to his injuries, the […]