One more militant killed; Toll 6

Operation Called Off: GoC Kilo Force

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Dec 19: One more unidentified militant was killed Wednesday while two Army soldiers including an officer were injured in Sopore encounter in north Kashmir in which five militants were killed on Tuesday. The operation has been called off. The encounter began early Tuesday morning More

Sopore observes complete shutdown
Sopore town in north Kashmir observed a complete shutdown on Wednesday to protest the killing of six militants in an encounter in Saidpora area but there were no reports of any untoward incident. All shops, business establishments and educational institutions remained closed while traffic was off More

LeT pays tributes to slain militants
Chief Operations Commander of the militant outfit Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) Mehmood Shah Wednesday paid rich tributes to the militants killed at Saidpora Sopore in a gun-battle with forces. Quoting Shah, the LeT spokesman Dr Abdullah Gaznavi said: “Militants engaged the forces for six days and managed More

Big success: CM
Sheeri (Baramulla), Dec 19: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday termed the killing of six Lashkar-e-Toiba militants in Sopore as a “big success for security agencies”, saying that if infiltration from across the border stops there would not be such gunfights.Taking to reporters on the sidelines More

High Court directs for identification parade

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Dec 19: The High Court Wednesday asked the Investigating officer in Muhammad Ashraf Koka abduction and enforced disappearance case to provide date and venue to ITBP Inspector General Inder Singh Negi and other accused for carrying out the identification parade.  The Additional Advocate More

LoC fencing: Hurriyat (G) threatens agitation

‘Move aimed at maintaining permanent status quo in JK’

Srinagar, Dec 19: Terming the proposed fencing along the Line of Control (LoC) by the Government of India “a conspiracy to maintain permanent status quo in Jammu Kashmir”, the Hurriyat Conference (G) led by Syed Ali Geelani Wednesday warned that it would oppose the move tooth and nail.The Hurriyat More

PDP to hold demonstrations against power, gas crisis: Mehbooba
Srinagar Dec 19: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday announced the party would soon hold district level demonstrations against power crisis, non availability of cooking gas and rations and price rise. Addressing a joint meeting of party senior leaders, legislators More

K-solution not possible without NC’s inclusion in talks: Tanvir

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Dec 19: The National Conference today said that the neighboring countries must enter into a sustained dialogue and find a permanent solution to the Kashmir imbroglio which is acceptable to all the stake holders and can lead to a lasting peace in the region but added that the restoration More

  • Kashmir

One more militant killed; Toll 6

Operation Called Off: GoC Kilo Force

SOPORE ENCOUNTER

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Dec 19: One more unidentified militant was killed Wednesday while two Army soldiers including an officer were injured in Sopore encounter in north Kashmir in which five militants were killed More



  • Srinagar City

Drainage system breaks down at Mandir Bagh Baghat-e-Barzulla

Inhabitants suffer, authorities in slumber

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, Dec 19: Failure of the authorities to clean a major drain at Mandir Bagh, Baghat-e-Barzulla area is taking heavy toll on the inhabitants as the colony has turned into a cesspool of sewage water More




  • Jammu

Under fire, Govt acts against JKPCC top brass

4 officers attached; Hamal gets additional charge

Damage to Assembly Complex

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Dec 19: The J&K Government Monday axed the top brass of Jammu and Kashmir Projects Construction Corporation (JKPCC) for their alleged negligence in carrying out the execution work of a new legislative More



  • Tangmarg

Increase in dog populace poses threat to humans

AHMED KASHMIRI

Kunzar (Tangmarg), Dec 19: Recently about twenty dogs attacked a girl at Rawanpora village here in north Kashmir. The girl sustained critical injuries in the attack. She was hospitalized and is undergoing More



  • GK Features

Listening to Nabza Bano

Nabza Bano lost her three sons and her home to the conflict.

A MOTHERS TRAGEDY— III

MAJID MAQBOOL

Sixty-five-year-old Nabza Bano stands near a small cornfield where her three-storey house once stood in Sundbrari village, Kokernag in south Kashmir, about 85kms from Srinagar. Lost in a melancholic silence More



  • GKeducation&career

Giving hope to Kashmir orphans

A young social activist is committed to better the lives of orphans

ENGINEERING SOCIAL CHANGE

ARIF SHAFI WANI

There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in. But this door never opened for an unfortunate group of children in Kashmir who lost their childhood in past over two More



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