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Baramulla: Over 50 houses have been damaged in landslides and flash floods in several areas of this north Kashmir district since Wednesday. 38 houses were damaged in a landslide at village Frasthar but there was no report of any casualty, an official spokesman said. Baramulla Deputy ...
The draw kept LoneStar, who next face Real Kashmir FC on April 26, at the bottom spot with 2 points from 7 games. From as many games, Delhi United are currently on fourth spot while equal on points (7) with FC Pune City and the two sides come face to face on May 5. Currently topping the group ...

Jammu: Ceasefire violation was reported along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir today as Pakistani troops targeted forward posts and villages in Poonch district, police said. The indiscriminate shelling from across the border started in Digwar sector around 7.30 am, prompting strong ...
RASANA: There are no Muslims left in the village of Rasana, which has become a symbol of India's rape crisis after the brutal murder of an ... Her anonymous grave in orange earth partially covered by weeds is in a nearby village in Kathua district, about 60 kilometres from the region's main city Jammu. Kashmir
When she went missing on 10 January, her family was living in a village around 72km (45 miles) east of Jammu city. On that afternoon, her mother recalls, Asifa went to the forest to bring home the horses. The horses returned but Asifa did not. Ms Naseema informed her husband. He and some ... child murder Kashmir
The 23-year-old says while he was walking along with his friends towards Kachdora village when the group of boys were hit by a volley of pellets fired by Indian security forces. Three villages, including Kachdora, in southern Kashmir's Shopian district, was the scene of a bloody encounter on Sunday ...

In many volatile parts, including the old parts of Kashmir's main city, Srinagar, hundreds of security personnel guarded the streets in light of the restrictions ... were killed in three villages of south Kashmir's Shopian district and one fighter was killed in a brief gun battle in Dialgam, a village in Anantnag district.
A security clampdown and a strike sponsored by separatists fighting against Indian rule shut down most of Indian-administered Kashmir on Monday, a day ... Authorities also imposed a curfew in some towns in southern Kashmir and in the old parts of the disputed region's main city of Srinagar, the ...
On May 27, 2017, Indian troops martyred 11 Kashmiri youth including a top Hizbul Mujahideen Commander, Sabzar Ahmed Butt, in Indian occupied Kashmir. The troops killed eight youth in Rampur and Uri areas of Baramulla and three others including Sabzar Ahmed at Saimoh in Tral area of Pulwama.
Srinagar—The unending construction work coupled with apathy of authorities, have aggravated the woes of commuters in Srinagar city here. It is been seen that dusts lying scattered over several roads in the city. “When a vehicle passes through the roads, suddenly a cloud of dusts appear and leave the ...
The Metro Train and Smart City projects, costing Rs 18,781 crore, are in the pipeline for summer capital city, Srinagar, Minister of State for Health ... total Rs 4.29 crore to beautify the area around historic Jamia Masjid premises including developing market and improving light system in the down town city, ...
Kashmir: New Hurriyat chief Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai's son joins Hizbul; image of him holding AK-47 goes viral ... Junaid, who has an MBA from Kashmir University, hails from Tikipora village in Kupwara, which is also the village of Mannan Wani, an AMU Ph.D student who recently joined the Hizbul.
Hari Parbat Fort to be 'cynosure' of Srinagar city tourism: Minister. By reader on March 25, 2018 No Comment ... project at Hari Parbat Fort and Bagh-i-Sadiq in the city. Tassaduq Mufti stressed preserving and promoting the pristine glory of the monument so that it emerges as an epitome of Kashmiri heritage magnificence.
Security forces on Saturday killed two suspected militants in Anantnag district's Dooru town in Jammu and Kashmir. The two men were Pakistani and belonged to ... The gunfight began late of Friday in Shestergam village in South Kashmir, according to the Greater Kashmir. A joint team of Indian Army's 19 ...
JAMMU: The security forces on Saturday launched a massive search operation in the border villages of Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district, police said. Schools have been closed in these areas for the day after the villages were cordoned off late Friday evening. Police sources said the search operation ...
Jammu: The security forces on Saturday launched a massive search operation in the border villages of Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district, police said. Schools have been closed in these areas for the day after the villages were cordoned off late Friday evening. Police sources said the search operation ...
Artists and performers in the valley of Jammu and Kashmir have collaborated to create a subtle platform 'Kashmir Art Quest' to cushion their struggle for freedom against Indian rule. 'Kashmir Art Quest' also works to revive the indigenous Kashmiri artwork. Over the years it has established a worldwide ...

Two serene villages in the remote area of north Kashmir are mourning the death of two security personnel, who lost their lives in the two-day-long gunfight ... and Mohammad Yousuf Baja (45), a special police officer (SPO) of the Special Operations Group of the J&K Police from Kachhama village in Kralpora ...
RASANA: Rasana, a village 60 kms from Jammu has been polarized after the rape and murder of an eight-year-old nomad girl. The 14 Hindu and five Muslim families that were living in harmony for decades are now looking at each other with suspicion. Fault lines have emerged and these are ... Jammu and Kashmir
In a court in Indian Kashmir town of Kathua, where the premeditated crime was allegedly committed in January, the accused pleaded not guilty and asked to undergo chemical ... Over the weekend, protests and gatherings were held in several Indian cities and towns, including Delhi and Mumbai. ... rape
Kupwara, February 20: The Special Operations Group in Kupwara, busted a terrorist hideout in Jammu and Kashmir's Lashtiyal village. On Monday night, based on specific information, army's 41 Rashtriya Rifles and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) 98 Bn collectively, seized large cache of arms ... rape
This Sunday, Budgam district was awarded for promoting cashless economy and Lanura was again hailed as the “first village in Jammu and Kashmir to go cashless”. “At least one member of each household has been trained in EPS (Electronic Payment System). Thirteen merchants have been brought ... rape
Those officials insist that Mr. Yousuf is part of an international terrorist gang conspiring to wage war against the Indian security forces in Kashmir. They said he ... Mohammad Abu Bakar, another young Kashmiri photographer, said he has taken fewer pictures of stone-throwing and more of dry official events. rape
Srinagar: Talib Hussain, the Gujjar activist who has been rallying for justice in the horrific case of rape and murder of an 8-year-old girl in Kathua, has alleged that the village head of Kotah area in Hira Nagar has started profiling and threatening the nomad Gujjar and Bakerwal communities of the village. rape
Sources from Nullay-Poshwari told Kashmir Reader that several gunshots were heard in the village orchards when the forces were conducting ... Senior Superintendent of Police, Shopian, Ambarkar Shriram Dinkar told Kashmir Reader that a SADO operation was conducted by a joint team of forces in ... rape
Islamabad says the boy was killed on Monday in Jijot Bahadar village in the Khuiratta region of Pakistan-controlled part of Kashmir. Pakistan claims that so far this year, Indian forces have violated the cease-fire dividing their respective sectors of Kashmir more than 335 times, killing 15 civilians and ... rape
PAMPORE: Many residents at Andrusoo and Gundibal villages of saffron-rich Pampore belt in south Kashmir's Pulwama district have been without drinking water ... He told Kashmir Reader that the rich people of the village have dug tube wells and those who did not own tube wells have to beg for water. rape
The attack began around 4:55 a.m. Saturday as four militants dressed in army uniforms and armed with AK-47 assault rifles and grenades descended on Chenni, a small village on the outskirts of Jammu City, said Abdul Rehman Veeri, the parliamentary affairs minister of the state of Jammu and Kashmir. rape
"Speakers took the pledge that Kashmiris will never scum to pressure tactics and use of brutal force by New Delhi as they are seeking resolution to Kashmir dispute through Right to self determination for the larger interests of people of the sub continent." ... rape
In the evening, I stopped by Haal, an idyllic village where once Pandits and Muslims lived in harmony. A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) camp fortified the road leading to a cluster of abandoned and dilapidated houses that once belonged to the Pandits who lived there. The houses were in a ruinous ... rape
Srinagar – the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir - recorded an increase of 3.5 degrees Celsius last night and the mercury at a low of zero degrees Celsius, the official said. He said Qazigund – the gateway town of the valley - in south Kashmir registered a low of minus 1.8 degrees Celsius. The official ... rape
SRINAGAR: Authorities imposed restrictions in Srinagar and some other parts of the Kashmir Valley on Sunday to prevent separatist-called protests to mark the ... Meanwhile, Saima Wani, 18, injured during gunfight in Shaigam village of Shopian district on January 24, succumbed in a Srinagar hospital. rape
Jammu: A woman was killed on Saturday when Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked firing from across the Line of Control (LoC) in the Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, a police official said. Parveen Akhter was killed when she was hit by a bullet fired by Pakistani troops along the LoC in Pkukherni ... rape
The tectonic shift in global power alliances during the last decade, especially in last five years is evident. While Russia is cozying up to its one time sworn enemy Pakistan, US seems to have crossed centuries in embracing India as its friend and natural ally. Today, Russia supports talks with Taliban to give ... rape
Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir - A fierce gun battle at an army base in Jammu city of Indian-administered Kashmir has entered the second day leaving at least six people, including five soldiers, dead, officials said. Official figures released on Sunday said that three attackers have been killed and 11 ... rape
Srinagar: For the second time in a week midnight gunshots triggered panic in Sopore town of north Kashmir's Baramulla district, sources said on Thursday. Local sources told Kashmir Reader that panic gripped the apple town when sudden gunshots were heard during midnight at around 3:30 am from ... rape
The student, aged around 19 years, was thrashed by the accused in Mullana town in Ambala yesterday after which the university ordered suspension of one ... A student hailing from Kashmir's Sopore area was allegedly beaten up by some fellow students near the campus of a private university in Haryana's ... rape
Kashmir villages 'destroyed' by Pakistan army shelling ... People living in the village of Jora Farm in Indian-administered Kashmir say their homes have been destroyed by shells fired by the Pakistani army over ... It has forced over a hundred people to leave their village and seek refuge in a makeshift camp. rape
Had Sardar Patel been the first PM, entire Kashmir would have been ours: PM Modi. Kashmiri businessman Bilal Kawa gets bail in Red Fort attack case. Fire guts two residential houses in Sumbal. N. Korean, Iranian athletes denied smartphone handout. Protests in south Kashmir village after army occupies ... rape
Reports said that army's 1RR who were earlier stationed at nearby railway station in Bijbehara have occupied Panchayat ghar at Jablipora village during ... Protests erupted in Bijbehara area of south Kashmir's Anantnag district on Wednesday after army occupied a panchayat ghar during the previous night ... rape
Agarwal toured several areas of the city including Rakhe Aarat, Bemina Shehjar Apartments, Karan Nagar, Safa Kadal, Saiki Dafar, Tibetan colony etc ... In order to take stock of ongoing drainage projects in Srinagar city, Agarwal visited Shalteng drainage scheme, Mallagagh, Indra Nagar, Lal Chowk and ... rape
The line of control is the de facto border dividing Kashmir between India and Pakistan, both of whom claim the disputed principality in its entirety. It is one of the world's ... Thousands of locals have fled their villages to escape the fighting, with many forced to live in nearby towns for months. Each side blames ... rape
Islamabad: As the whole Pakistani nation got united on the Kashmir Solidarity Day, the political parties, human rights organisations and civil society took out rallies and held protest demonstration to express solidarity with people of Indian Occupied Kashmir in twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad. rape
The Minister said PWD(R&B) has macadamized 6434.22 km of road length under cities and towns programme since 2015-16 in the state and blacktopped ... He said that Motor Vehicles Department has notified 45 mini bus stops and 67 three-wheeler stops in Jammu city and 56 bus stops in Srinagar. rape
Police officer Ghulam Hasan Bhatt said two police officers suffered bullet injuries in the attack and one of them died later in Srinagar, the main city in India-controlled Kashmir. But the attackers escaped with the insurgent. The rebel, belonging to the Lashkar-e-Taiba group, was arrested by police in 2015. rape
PPP Punjab President Qamar Zaman Kaira, Opposition Leader in National Assembly Khursheed Shah, former PM Yousuf Raza Gilani, Senator Aitzaz Ahsan, former PM Raja Pervez Ashraf, PPP Kashmir president Chaudhry Naseem Akbar, Nayar Bukhari, Chaudhry Manzoor Wattoo, Faisal Salah Hayat, ... rape
Jammu and Kashmir Minister of State for Power Asiea Naqash today said the government has set a target of electrifying all un-electrified villages in the ... Replying to a question by Ashok Khajuria, the minister said that as per census 2011, the total un-electrified villages in the state were 102, of which 26 fall ... rape
Around 500 people of this hamlet, even after 46 years, cannot prove their identity as residents of Jammu & Kashmir for lack of land revenue documents. ... Nobra is a border constituency in Ladakh with around 25000 people living in scattered villages on a mountainous terrain, sharing borders with China ... rape
Shopian, Indian-administered Kashmir - Ganawpora is in mourning. The small village in the southern part of Kashmir's Shopian district has lost five young men, including a rebel, in less than a week. One of them, 19-year-old Javaid Ahmad Bhat, was a big cricket fan. On the morning of January 27, he was ... rape
In 2015, a photograph of 11 Kashmiri militants appeared on social media. ... in 2014, it gave the people of his native village, Heff in Shopian district, .... a large number of Jaish gunmen had been showing up in their villages. rape


 

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