Four photojournalists, including Hindustan Times’s Waseem Andrabi, were on Tuesday hit by pellets while on duty in Shopian, where protests broke out following a security operation in which three militants were killed. read more
Officials said early in the morning an avalanche hit south Kashmir’s Qazigund region, which connects the Valley to Jammu and ultimately north India. No loss of life was reported in the incident. read more
On Tuesday, the Jammu-Srinagar highway was closed following landslides and snowfall and reports of an avalanche hitting the highway in the Jawahar Tunnel area. Traffic department officials said that the landslides have hit the strategic highway at places in the Ramban district, including Digdol, Panthal, Magarkote and Khoni Nallah.
Shamsul Mengnoo, the younger brother of Inamul Haq Mengnoo, a 2012 batch IPS officer posted in India’s northeast, was pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Unani medicine in a Srinagar college before joining militancy. read more
Mehbooba Mufti said that after her PDP-BJP government fell last year, dozens of families of these communities selectively got notices in July to vacate their homes and then after December also, many families were being evicted from their homes in the... read more
The action allegedly came as the PDP had information that Bukhari might quit the party in the coming days. Many former legislators, including four former ministers, have already left the PDP after the assembly was dissolved by Governor Satya Pal Malik... read more
Suraya Begum, a resident of Moori, developed labour pain at her home on Thursday morning following which she was carried by her husband Wazir Ahmad and other relatives for 10 km to the nearby medical facility at Kalaroos. read more
Suspected militants lobbed a grenade on Friday in the Lal Chowk area, the heart of Srinagar, and also targeted a security forces camp in south Kashmir’s Shopian district, but caused no serious casualties or damage to property, police said. read more