Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, chairperson of the moderate faction of Jammu and Kashmir's separatist Hurriyat Conference, was placed under house arrest on Monday, a day before the group has called for a march to the Eidgah here.
Four people were injured in bear attacks in central Kashmir district of Ganderbal, official sources said here today. A group of women were working in their fields at village Lar in Ganderbal when a bear suddenly appeared in the area from nearby fields, the sources added.
Police on Sunday claimed to have arrested the financial manager of Lashkar-e-Taiba in northern town of Sopore.
The police on Saturday disallowed moderate Hurriyat chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq's scheduled seminar in the old city's Khanyar area, which is incidentally constituency of state rural and panchayat minister Ali Muhammad Sagar, also senior National Conference leader.
The army on Saturday said it repelled a major infiltration bid by militants to sneak into Kashmir’s Machil sector but a junior commissioned officer (JCO) was killed and a soldier seriously injured while attempting to push back the militants into Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. Peerzada Ashiq reports.
Bollywood took an extra leap on Friday when writer-director Imtiaz Ali interacted with the students of Kashmir University in a rare gesture and faced questions ranging from politics to his romantic life to film techniques.
Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Friday welcomed the release of Liyaqat Shah on bail and expressed hope that the National Investigation Agency (NIA) will complete its probe soon.
A 28-year-old youth, Bilal Ahmad Bhat, was brutally killed by three labourers from Pulwama district, who were working in his orchard at Bashkuchan village near Shopian. It was the aspiration to show-off a Blackberry mobile phone and to live a stylish life that led the trio to take to crime. "Before murdering Bhat, the trio snatched the BlackBerry cellphone," said Shopian station house officer (SHO) Irshad Reshi. It was on April 23, locals spotted the body of Bhat, a contractual lecturer, near his orchard. The body bore strangulation and injury marks.
Condemning the brutal murder of Kashmiri nationalist leader Arif Shahid on May 13 the Kashmir National Party (KNP) will observe a five-day long hunger strike outside Pakistani High Commission in London from May 20.
Suspected Hizbul militant Liyaqat Shah granted bail
Had he not forgotten the remotes, a 25-year-old youth in Srinagar would have made good escape after allegedly stealing 10 LED TVs from an electronics shop with a deft touch. His subsequent attempt to get remotes from the city market landed him in jail. HT
Authorities in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) on Thursday handed over to Jammu and Kashmir government officials the body of an Indian national who had drowned in the Jhelum river last week.
Had he not forgotten the remotes, a 25-year-old youth in Srinagar would have made good escape after allegedly stealing 10 LED TVs from an electronics shop with a deft touch.
Dropping a bombshell, the country's well-known legal luminary, historian and columnist AG Noorani on Wednesday questioned the veracity of the 2008 polls and alleged that it was rigged by security agencies in Srinagar
Security Forces have penetrated deep inside the forests of Kupwara after failing to capture a group of militants believed to have infiltrated into North Kashmir's Kupwara district on Line of Control on Monday last week.