Miscreants burn 3 shops, 2 vehicles in Poonch


Srinagar Miscreants overnight damaged three shops and two vehicles at Mendhar town of Poonch district following which authorities ordered restrictions under section 144 CrpC, banning assembly of four than five persons in the town. Official sources told news agency GNS that of the one shops and one vehicle were fully damaged while others were partially damaged. SDPO Mendhar Neeraj Paddar, ...

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Amid shutdown, clashes in Anantnag


Srinagar Amid the complete shutdown on Saturday, Clashes erupted between the government forces and youth in Anantnag Township over the attacks on Kashmiris outside the valley. Reports said that amid the anti-governmental and pro-freedom slogans a group of youth assembled at Lal-chowk and pelted government forces with stones, triggering clashes. The reports of stone pelting were also reported from Acchabal ...

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Nine injured in Bandipora road accident


Srinagar   At least nine persons were injured on Saturday after the vehicle they were travelling in met with an accident in Putshai area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district. Reports said that a vehicle bearing registration number JK02P, 7845 was on its way to Sopore when the driver of the vehicle lost control and vehicle turned turtle resulting in injuries to ...

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Press community being targeted for unbiased reporting: KCCI


Srinagar The Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Saturday condemned the attempts to interfere in the freedom of the press by exerting financial pressure. Reacting to the reports of stopping of government advertisements to two daily newspapers – Greater Kashmir and Kashmir Reader – a spokesman of the KCC&I said that it appeared to be a futile attempt to ...

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Pulwama attacker suspected to have used red Eeco car for blast, was warned to stay away from CRPF convoy


Pakistan-based terrorists Rashid Ghazi and Kamran are believed to be the main Jaish operatives responsible for the terror attack   Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorist Adil Ahmad who rammed his vehicle into the 78-bus convoy of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) is likely to have used a red colour Eeco car for the blast. As per eye witness accounts, a man in ...

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Jammu-Srinagar highway partially restored


Srinagar/ Jammu: The Jammu-Srinagar highway was partially restored for one-way traffic on Saturday, after remaining closed for three consecutive days due to snowfall and landslides. “All stranded traffic was cleared on Friday night. One-way traffic will be allowed to move on the highway from Jammu to Srinagar today,” a traffic department official said. Landslides in the Ramsoo-Ramban stretch have become ...

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100 companies of additional forces deployed by MHA in Jammu and Kashmir


Srinagar: Days after Pulwama attack, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has ordered deployment of 100 companies of paramilitary forces in the Kashmir Valley on an urgent basis. In a letter dated February 22, the government ordered deployment of forces with ‘immediate effect’ in addition to the number of forces already stationed in the state. The letter was addressed to ...

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Major Crackdown In Jammu & Kashmir, JKLF Chief Yasin Malik Among Others Detained


Srinagar: Amid indications of a stronger crackdown on separatists in Jammu and Kashmir, police swooped on Jamaat-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir members in Kashmir during the intervening night of Friday and Saturday, and detained around two dozen of its cadres, including its chief Abdul Hamid Fayaz, officials said in Srinagar. The arrests come after Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front chief Yaseen Malik was detained ...

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