Braid chopping: Fresh incidents reported from Sopore, Sumbal


Srinagar, Oct 10: A woman’s braid was found chopped off in Gur Seer area of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Tuesday. This is the first such incident in Sopore. Reports said that the braid of a 30-year-old woman (name withheld) was found mysteriously chopped off in Seer Jagir area of Sopore. The woman was rushed to Sub-district hospital for ...

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4 Kashmir Films being showcased in 9th CMS Vatavaran


Srinagar, Oct 10: Asia’s largest International Environment and Wildlife Film Festival and Forum, a 5 days of honoring of mother nature with films, discussions, exhibitions and Open Stage Performances starting from November 2 for four days, in Gandhi Smriti and Darshan Samiti, Delhi will have four films from J&K being showcased, a spokesman of the Forum said. The festival is known ...

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Annual Darbar Move Of Offices From Srinagar To Jammu For The Winter Season(2017-18)


Srinagar,October 10: Annual Darbar Move of Offices from Srinagar to Jammu for the Winter Season(2017-18) orders has been issued vide Government Order No:1291-GAD of 2017 Dated:10-10-2017, which reads as:- It is hereby ordered that: 1 The offices, as indicated at Annexure “A” and ‘B” to this order shall move to Jammu, ‘in full’ and ‘in camp,’ respectively for the Winter ...

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Braid chopping: People thrash mentally challenged in Pampore


Srinagar, Oct 10: Locals of Pampore late last evening claimed that they caught three persons who they alleged were Braid choppers at Khankahbagh Pampore in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district however one of them later turned to be a mentally challenged person and two common people who were there for some work. Hundreds of people raised slogans in the saffron town claiming ...

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Protests as braids of two minor girls cut in Ganderbal in central Kashmir


Srinagar, Oct 10: Protests erupted in Ganderbal district of central Kashmir on Tuesday as braids of two minor girls were found mysteriously chopped off. Reports said that residents of Kujar area of the district took to streets to protest the braid-chopping of a ten-year-old girl last evening. They said that the girl was hospitalised following the braid-cutting. “She was discharged from ...

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7th Pay Commission will remove anomalies in JK: Drabu


Srinagar, Oct 10: Outlining the system of addressing pay anomaly in various cadres of state employees, Minister for Finance and Labour & Employment, Dr Haseeb Drabu today said the new system will greatly simplify the system of administration. “We will use the opportunity of 7th Pay Commission to do a major clean-up of the pay anomaly in the cadres of the ...

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Police rescue ragpickers in Nowgam Srinagar mistaken as ‘braid choppers’


Srinagar, Oct 10: Police on Monday rescued four rag-pickers who were mistaken as braid-choppers in Nowgam area of Srinagar. “Today in the afternoon, some miscreants floated a rumour that four rag pickers from outside J&K, who were roaming nearby, were braid choppers at village Gandbal Soiteng in the jurisdiction of Police Station Nowgam,” said an official. He said the rag pickers ...

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One militant killed in ongoing encounter at Keller in Shopian


Srinagar, Oct 09: A militant has been killed in a gunfight between militants and forces in Shopian district of southern Kashmir on Monday, sources said. The enounter ensued after a forces party launched an operation in Gattipora village in Keller area after input about the presence of militants. The hiding militants opened fire on forces party triggering a gunfight, they said. ...

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Youth killed, 2 injured in road accident on Gulmarg highway


Srinagar, Oct 09: A youth was killed and two cousins injured in a road accident on Srinagar-Gulmarg highway near Kawoosa locality of Narbal on Monday. Reports said that the three cousins were boarding a vehicle carrying building material when it turned turtle. “All three of them injured in the accident were rushed to Sub-district hospital Magam for treatment. However, the driver ...

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Modi has been successful in addressing “terrorism”: Rajnath Singh


New Delhi, Oct 09: Home Minister Rajnath Singh Monday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has successfully tackled the issue of “terrorism” by bringing on board the recommendations of world’s majority of nations on the issue. “Terrorism is currently a big danger to many foreign countries, but our prime minister has raised the question of terrorism effectively and strongly on the ...

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