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18-Nov-2017 Srinagar

Thousands participated in militant’s funeral

Thousands of people amid restrictions participated in the last rites of local slain militant at Parimpora area of Srinagar city.   Mugees Ahmed Mir was killed in a brief gun fight at Zakura area in the outskirts of Srinagar city yesterday.  Reports...

18-Nov-2017 Srinagar

Restrictions defied in Srinagar to attend militant's funeral

A large number of people on Saturday defied curfew-like restrictions imposed by the authorities here to attend the funeral of slain militant Mugees Ahmad Mir.Authorities had imposed restrictions in several areas in Srinagar to maintain law and order. However,...

18-Nov-2017 Srinagar

Restrictions imposed in Srinagar

Authorities imposed restrictions here on Saturday to maintain law and order in the wake of a militant's killing the previous day, police said."District Magistrate Srinagar has imposed restrictions under section 144 CrPc in Parimpora, Safa Kadal, M.R.Gunj, Nowhatta,...

15-Nov-2017 Srinagar

Research scholars protest demanding amendment in Rule 51of PSC

Research scholars from various Universities of Kashmir Wednesday staged a protest urging upon Jammu Kashmir Public Service Commission to make amendments in the Rule 51 which according to protesting scholars is the biggest hurdle for them to secure jobs.Large...

14-Nov-2017 Jammu

Ajay Sadhotra meets Governor N. N. Vohra

Ajay Sadhotra, former Minister, called on Governor N. N. Vohra, at the Raj Bhavan here today.Sh. Sadhotra raised various matters relating to the functioning of the administrative apparatus, urgent steps required to be taken for the resolution of problems...

10-Nov-2017 Pulwama/Bandipora

Clashes in Pulwama and Hajin after Forces launch CASO

Massive clashes broke out in different parts of Hajin town of North Kashmir’s Bandipora district after government forces launched a cordon and search operation on Friday morning.Reports said that 13 Rashtriya Rifles along with  police and CRPF launched...

08-Nov-2017 Pulwama

Protest in Pakharpora

 Scores of people Wednesday blocked Charar-e-Sharif road and disrupted vehicular movement demanding registration of FIR against Army for allegedly vandalizing over a dozen residential houses in Khiagam Pakharpora village of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district. ...

08-Nov-2017 Srinagar

Congress stages protest against demonetization

The J&K Pradesh Congress Committee today held a strong protest demonstrations on the one year completion of demonetisation in the Country, in which Senior Party Functionaries, Legislators and Prominent Party activities participated and chanted slogans...

07-Nov-2017 Pulwama

Pulwama shuts to mourn killing of three militants

The encounter between militants and government forces left three families homeless while apple boxes worth lakhs were destroyed.Three Jaish-e-Muhammad militants and an army soldier were killed in Kandi Aglar village of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district. The...

03-Nov-2017 Bandipora

Students protest:Parents demand stern action against School owner

Some sycophants have become active to save the school management which played with the career of Class 10th students.Police have already sealed Noorani Secondary Educational Institute Sumbal and arrested its Chairperson and her husband after they failed to...

03-Nov-2017 Srinagar

Clashes in Pulwama against killing of militant

Amid shutdown, clashes erupted in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district against the killing of a non-local militant in an overnight gunfight in Sambora Pampore village of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.Two army men were also killed in the gunfight.Eyewitnesses...

03-Nov-2017 Srinagar

Friday prayers at Srinagar's Jamia Masjid after five weeks

 Authorities on Friday permitted the weekly congregational prayers in Srinagar's biggest mosque, Jamia Masjid, after five weeks as no restrictions were in place in the old city.Life was reported to be normal in Rainawari, Khanyar, Nowhatta, M.R. Gunj and Safa Kadal...

31-Oct-2017 SRINAGAR

SMC in deep slumber : Vendors block roads

The Ward Officers of Srinagar Municipal Corporation have been giving an open field to shopkeepers across Srinagar, who occupy footpaths at will to the much discomfiture of commuters. The shopkeepers in every nook and corner of city display most of their...

30-Oct-2017 SRINAGAR

Mutton dealers protest against extraction of illegal tax in Punjab

 Kashmiri mutton dealers Monday staged a protest alleging that goons in Madhavpur Punjabe have been demanding heft amount from Kashmiri turkers as ‘illegal tax’.The mutton dealers under the banner of Chinar Sheep and Goat Welfare Association, All Jammu and Kashmir...

27-Oct-2017 Srinagar

Oct 27, 1947: Kashmir shuts against landing of Indian Army

Kashmir observed a complete shutdown on Tuesday against the landing of army in Jammu and Kashmir on this day in 1947.The call for shutdown was given by Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yaisn Malik who...

26-Oct-2017 Srinagar

Restrictions in Srinagar to thwart 'black day' protests

Authorities imposed restrictions in various areas here on Friday to prevent separatist-called protests to mark the Accession Day of Jammu and Kashmir to India.Joint resistance leadership (JRL) of separatist leaders -- Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and...

26-Oct-2017 Srinagar

Congress stages protest against braid chopping in Anantnag

Blaming ruling dispensation of PDP BJP for failing to restore confidence and ensuring safety and security of the people, Congress today described the braid chopping and harassment of the people on the part of some anti peace and anti-social elements as very...

23-Oct-2017 Pulwama

Tral areas shut against thrashing of Hizb militant’s family

Life was disrupted in South Kashmir’s Tral town due to shutdown against an army raid on a militant’s house and the subsequent thrashing of family members. From past couple of days, army has allegedly been raiding the houses of active militants in different...

21-Oct-2017 SRINAGAR

Kashmir shuts against braid chopping incidents

Life was paralyzed across Kashmir due to separatist leadership sponsored shutdown call against unabated mysterious braid chopping incidents.Authorities had imposed restrictions in parts of Srinagar city to stop possible protests while shops and business establishments...

20-Oct-2017 SRINAGAR

Restrictions imposed in Srinagar to maintain law and order

Authorities imposed restrictions in parts of Srinagar city on Saturday to maintain law and order in the wake of a separatist-called protest shutdown against growing incidents of braid chopping."Restrictions have been imposed in Nowhatta, M.R. Gunj, Rainawari, Khanyar,...

20-Oct-2017 SRINAGAR

Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent protests

 Authorities imposed restrictions in parts of Srinagar on Friday to prevent separatist-called protests against growing incidents of braid chopping in Jammu and Kashmir."Restrictions under section 144 of CrPc will remain in force in Khanyar, Rainawari, Nowhatta, M.R....

19-Oct-2017 Srinagar

Protest continues against braid chopping

Mysterious braid chopping incidents continue to give sleepless nights to whole Kashmir populace while victims both young and elderly have been under massive mental stress. The increasing incidents have been sparking protests and even clashes in different parts...

18-Oct-2017 SRINAGAR

Five protesters injured in J&K firing

Five civilians were injured while they were protesting on Wednesday in a security forces firing in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district.People in Wullerhama village were chasing an alleged braid chopper from trying to flee "in an army vehicle," an eyewitness...

17-Oct-2017 Srinagar

Vehicle set on fire, TA men thrashed in Kangan

Agitated people thrashed three army soldiers and set their vehicle on fire after checking their identity cards at Akhal Kangan area of Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on Tuesday.Eyewitnesses told news agency CNS that three Territorial Army personnel traveling...

16-Oct-2017 Srinagar

Braid Chopping fallout:No let up in protests and clashes

With no let up in braid chopping incidents in Kashmir Valley, protests spark in many parts while life was paralyzed for several hours in Sopore and Pampore areas of Northern and Southern parts of Valley on Monday.Reports said that youth enforced a shutdown...

14-Oct-2017 Srinagar

Braid Chopping:Clashes and protests in different parts of Valley

 The fresh braid chopping incidents continue to spark protest while in Boniyar Uri area of North Kashmir’s Baramulla district at least 7 persons suffered pellet injuries when police after taking custody of an alleged braid chopper used force to disperse protesters....

13-Oct-2017 Srinagar

Braid chopping incidents continue to spark protest

Life was badly affected in parts of Srinagar city due to restrictions imposed by authorities to stop possible protests against braid chopping incidents.The call for protest was given by Joint Resistance Leadership against the unabated incidents of hair cutting.All...

13-Oct-2017 Srinagar

Restrictions imposed in Srinagar

Restrictions were imposed in various parts of Srinagar on Friday to prevent separatist-called protests against increasing incidents of braid chopping in Jammu and Kashmir.Police said these prohibitory orders were in place in Khanyar, Rainawari, Nowhatta, M.R.Gunj,...

12-Oct-2017 Srinagar

Information Department employees’ strike enters second day

The employees of the Department of Information & Public Relations continued their strike for the second day today demanding immediate revocation of the attachment order of Joint Director Information Kashmir.Work remained paralysed in the Directorate...

12-Oct-2017 Srinagar

Protests held against braid chopping in Kashmir

The unabated braid chopping incidents sparked protest in different parts of Kashmir Valley.  Sources said that the fresh braid chopping incidents were reported from Batamaloo, Palapora Noorbagh and Umarheer Bacchpora localities of Srinagar city on Thursday. ...

12-Oct-2017 Srinagar

KSCDS protest against braid chopping incidents

 Kashmir Centre for Social and Developmental Studies (KSCDS) Thursday organized a protest against braid chopping here in Srinagar city on Thursday. The protest was attended by cross section of society including civil society members, lawyers and traders even...

09-Oct-2017 Srinagar

Braid Chopping:Shutdown affects life in Kashmir

Normal life was disrupted in Kashmir Valley on Monday due to shutdown and restrictions against unabated inscrutable braid chopping incidents.Authorities had imposed restrictions in parts of old Srinagar city to maintain law and order.Reports said that shops...

09-Oct-2017 Srinagar

Restrictions imposed in Srinagar to prevent protests

Authorities imposed restrictions in parts of Srinagar city on Monday to prevent separatist-called protests against growing incidents of braid chopping in the Kashmir Valley.According to the police, restrictions were imposed in the areas of Khanyar, Rainawari, Nowhatta,...

07-Oct-2017 Pulwama

Clashes erupted during CASO in Pulwama

Clashes erupted between government forces and locals after Army unit from 55 Rashtriya Rifles, 182 Battalion CRPF and SOG of Jammu and Kashmir cordoned off Belov village of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.Reports said that after receiving inputs about the presence...

07-Oct-2017 Anantang

Amid shutdown, traders’ stage protest against alleged police excesses

Amid shutdown, traders in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district staged a protest against alleged police excesses on Saturday.The protesting traders accused Station House Officer Anantnag of harassment and demanded his immediate transfer from the area.“After clashes...

07-Oct-2017 Srinagar

Braid chopping incidents spark protest and clashes

Mysterious braid chopping incidents sparked protest at several places in Kashmir Valley on Saturday.The female students of Government College for Women MA Road assembled in college premises and staged a protest against unabated braid chopping incidents. Asking...

06-Oct-2017 Srinagar

Braid chopping incidents spark protests in Kashmir

In a bid to foil protests against unabated braid chopping incidents, authorities on Friday imposed strict restrictions in parts of Srinagar city while Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was placed under house arrest and historical Jamia Masjid was completely sealed by...

06-Oct-2017 Srinagar

Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent protests

Authorities imposed restrictions in many parts of Srinagar on Friday to prevent separatist called protests against growing incidents of braid chopping in the Valley.Police said that restrictions under section 144 CrPc will remain in force on Friday in areas under...

05-Oct-2017 Srinagar

Braid chopping incidents:KEA holds protest demonstration

Kashmir Economic Alliance-an amalgam of of traders, hoteliers, transporters Thursday staged a peaceful protest against braid cutting incidents in Kashmir Valley.The protesting traders while carrying placards and banners assembled at Press Enclave Srinagar and...

30-Sep-2017 Srinagar

Mystery : Fresh braid cutting incidents spark protest, clashes

The fresh braid cutting incident in South Kashmir’s Kulgamdistrict sparked a massive protest in the adjoining district of Anantnag on Saturday.Reports said that there is no let up in these incidents even though village level alert committees have been formed...

30-Sep-2017 Srinagar

Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent Muharram procession

Authorities on Saturday imposed strict restrictions in many areas across Srinagar to prevent a Muharram procession, police said.The police received intelligence inputs about miscreants trying to incite trouble during the procession scheduled for later in the day."Keeping...

29-Sep-2017 Srinagar

Fresh braid chopping incidents spark protest

A couple of braid cutting incidents were reported from South and Central Kashmir on Friday, leading to protests and fear-psychosis among people.More than two dozen braid chopping incidents have occurred from past one month in South, Central and North Kashmir....

29-Sep-2017 Srinagar

Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent Muharram procession

Authorities imposed restrictions in parts of Srinagar on Friday to prevent a Muharram procession, police said.Starting from the Guru Bazar locality, the Shia procession would end at the Dalgate area.After separatist violence started in Kashmir, authorities have...

29-Sep-2017 Srinagar

Youth critically injured in Srinagar clashes

A youth was critically injured as protesters clashed with security forces in old city area after the congregational Friday prayers, police said.Protesting youth pelted stones at security personnel in Nowhatta area after prayers at the Jamia Masjid and...

25-Sep-2017 Srinagar

Shutdown affects normal life in Kashmir

Scores of traders Monday staged a peaceful sit-in at Pratap Park Srinagar against the alleged NIA harassment. The traders were protesting against the summoning of Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Federation (KTMF) president Yasin Khan by the National Investigation...

21-Sep-2017 Srinagar

Anganwadi workers continue their hunger strike

Anganwadi workers continue to be on hunger strike for the fourth consecutive day at Press Enclave here to press for their long pending demands.  Pertinently, police had detained several Anganwari workers on Wednesday and had forced them to leave the Press...

21-Sep-2017 Srinagar

Batamaloo shuts against bus stand shifting

Amid shutdown, Police on Thursday foiled ‘Secretariat Gherawo’ attempt of traders, transporters and street vendors and detained over dozens of them when they tried to march towards Civil Secretariat against government proposal to shift Batamaloo Bus Stand...

19-Sep-2017 Srinagar

RL protest against detention of pro-freedom leaders by NIA

The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) on Tuesday staged a protest in Maisuma here to condemn the National Investigating Agency (NIA) raids, detentions and killings in Kashmir.The protesters denounced the detentions of resistance leaders by NIA and arrests...

19-Sep-2017 Srinagar

Protest:Dalgate traders demand redressal of grievances

Dalgate Traders Association Tuesday staged a protest to press for the redressal of their multiple grievances.The traders alleged that even after the expiry of three years and despite completing all the formalities, flood affected traders did not get the relief.The...

19-Sep-2017 Srinagar

Students demand adequate facilities at Gujjar Bakarwal hostels

Students Union of Gujjar and Bakarwal Hostels of Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday while staging a protest expressed deep concern over the functioning of Gujjar and Bakarwal hostels across State.Scores of students staying in different hostels assembled here in Press...

18-Sep-2017 Srinagar

Police foils Anganwadi workers protes

Police on Monday foiled the protest march of Anganwadi workers and detained scores of its members after they tried to march towards Clock Tower (Ganta Ghar) here to press the government over their demands.The Anganwadi workers earlier assembled at Srinagar’s...

18-Sep-2017 Kupwara

Swachhta Only on News, Not On the Ground, Locals Protest

As Swachta Hi Seva is on peak in Kupwara and rest of the districts in Kashmir valley, Locals of District kupwara allege that the district administration has so far failed to work on the ground levels.Swachta  Hi Seva- A mission to Clean India  was...

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