News from the region

Wednesday, September 19, 2018Police has issued an advisory to the general public regarding today's restriction

SRINAGAR, SEP 19: Srinagar Police has issued an advisory to the general public regarding today's restrictions in the city and the route diversions.

In view of the restrictions imposed under section 144 CrPC today in the Srinagar city in the areas falling under police station Shaheedgunj, Batmaloo, Shergiri, Kothibagh, Ram Munshi Bagh, Maisuma and Kralkhud to regulate Muharram processions, cert


Wednesday, September 19, 2018Man commits suicide by jumping into river Chenab

Srinagar: Man commits suicide by jumping into river Chenab in Doda on Tuesday.

As per reports, A man jumped into river chenab from Ganpat bridge. The decessed had been identified as Showket Hussain Sheikh S/o Ghulam Mohd Sheikh R/o Akramabad Doda. He was the employee of Municipal Corporation and posted at Doda.

After getting information, Police and rescue reached the spot and swung into a


Wednesday, September 19, 2018BSF trooper killed in Pakistani firing

Jammu: A Border Security Force (BSF) trooper was killed on Tuesday in ceasefire violation by Pakistan Rangers in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba district.

Police said the Rangers breached the 2003 truce on the international border in Ramgarh sector when some BSF personnel were clearing bushes on the Indian side.

Head Constable Narinder Singh of BSF's 176 Battalion was injured in the unprovoked fi


Wednesday, September 19, 2018Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent Muharram procession

Srinagar, Sep 19: Authorities in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday imposed restrictions in Srinagar city to prevent a Muharram procession.

"Restrictions have been imposed in Kothibagh, Maisuma, Kralkhud, Shaheedgunj, Batmaloo, Karan Nagar, Ram Munshibagh, Shergarhi and Nehru Park," police said.

These restrictions are preventive in nature and have been imposed to maintain law and order, an offi


Tuesday, September 18, 2018Vehicle hits and injures 9 year old School girl in Pampore

Srinagar: A 9-year-old girl student was seriously injured in a road accident in Pampore area on Tuesday.

Witness said that girl identified as Asmat Jan, daughter of Bilal Ahmad, a resident of Dusoo, student of Sky Light School Pampore suffered seriously injuries after she was hit by a speedy Sumo vehicle near Dusoo in Pampore.

She was immediately shifted to Sub District Hospital (SDH) Pam


Tuesday, September 18, 2018Anantnag Shuts for Fourth Day to mourn Civilling killing

Srinagar, Sep 18: Shutdown is being observed on the fourth consecutive day on Tuesday in Anantnag to mourn the killing of a youth, Rouf Ganai, a native of Anchidora. Rouf was killed near gunfight site during clashes at Chowgam village in Devsar area of Kulgam district.

He had received a bullet wound in his neck and died on the way to Srinagar hospital this Saturday.

Meanwhile, police pick


Tuesday, September 18, 2018Nursing students staged a protest Demanding Release Of Mohammad Iqbal.

Srinagar, Sep 18: Nursing students on Tuesday staged a protest in Pratap Park Srinagar Demanding Release Of Mohammad Iqbal.

Iqbal, according to the police, was detained on September 12 from a truck in which three militants of Jaish-e-Muhammad were travelling before being killed in a gunfight a day later.

The students said that Iqbal is a 4th year student of B Sc. Nursing at SKIMS who had t


Tuesday, September 18, 2018Municipal Polls-2018: CEO notifies scheme for Kashmiri migrant voters

SRINAGAR: The State’s Election Office on monday said that with the amendments in J&K Representation of People Act-1957 and J&K Conduct of Election Rules-1965, the names of Kashmiri Migrants continue to be enrolled in the Electoral Rolls of Assembly Constituencies of Kashmir Valley.

“As the Municipal Electoral Rolls are relatable to the Legislative Assembly Electoral Rolls, their names exist in


Tuesday, September 18, 2018Train service resumes in Kashmir after three days

Srinagar, Sep 18: Train service resumed on Tuesday after remaining suspended for three days in the Kashmir valley due to security reasons.

Train service was suspended on Saturday in north Kashmir as there was some protests while in south Kashmir, the service was suspended as a precautionary measure following the killing of five Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) and Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militants.



Monday, September 17, 2018Separatist-sponsored strike disrupts normal life in Kashmir

Srinagar, Sep 17: Normal life was affected in the Kashmir Valley Monday due to a strike called by separatists to protest the recent killing of a civilian in Kulgam and against anti-militancy operations in south Kashmir.

Most of the shops, fuel stations and other business establishments were shut here in the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said.

They said public transport was


Monday, September 17, 2018Forces launch search operation in Shopian village

Srinagar, Sep 17: Forces early this morning launched a Cordon and search operation in South Kashmir’s Shopian village.

Reports said that a joint team of Army', SOG and CRPF sealed Shopian's Heff village and conducted door to door search operation.

Officials told that CASO was launched on inputs about the presence of militants movement in the area.

Pertinently two days before an IED was


Monday, September 17, 2018Train service remain suspended in Kashmir for security reasons

Srinagar, Sep 17: Train service remained suspended for the third day on Monday in the Kashmir valley, where separatists have called for a general strike against the killing of five militants by security forces in an encounter which ensued during a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in Kulgam district on Saturday morning.

Train service was suspended on Saturday in north Kashmir as there was som


Saturday, September 15, 2018Five militants killed in J&K

Srinagar, Sep 15: Five militants were killed on Saturday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district, police said.

Upon receiving a tip-off about the presence of militants, the security forces on Friday night cordoned off Chowgam village of Qazigund area and launched a search operation.

According to the police, there were no casualties on the security force


Saturday, September 15, 2018Mobile internet service suspended in south Kashmir

Srinagar, Sep 15: Mobile internet service of all cellular companies has been suspended in twin south Kashmir districts of Anantnag and Kulgam as a precautionary measure to prevent spread of rumours following the killing of three militants in an encounter early Saturday morning.

The district administrations in Kulgam and Anantnag have directed all Cellular companies, including Bharat Sanchar N


Saturday, September 15, 2018Petrol Price reaches 85.31/ L in Srinagar, Rs 88/ Litre in Mumbai, 81 in Delhi

September 15: Fuel prices once again witnessed a hike on Friday, with petrol being sold at Rs 81.00 per litre and diesel at Rs 73.08 per litre here in the national capital.

The price of petrol has been increased by 13 paise per litre, while diesel saw a hike of 11 paise per litre, as compared to Tuesday’s prices in New Delhi.

In Mumbai, petrol and diesel have touched a new high of Rs 88.39


Saturday, September 15, 2018Train service suspended in Kashmir for security reasons

Srinagar, Sep 15: Train service was on Saturday suspended in the Kashmir valley, where three militants were killed by security forces in an encounter which ensued during a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in Kulgam district in the morning.

'We have suspended all train runs in the Kashmir valley following a fresh advisory received from the police,' a senior railway official told TNN.

He sa


Friday, September 14, 2018Delhi cop's son booked as his video thrashing woman goes viral

New Delhi, Sep 14: The Delhi Police has registered a case against the son of one of its officers after his video of beating a woman went viral on social networking sites.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Monika Bhardwaj said "a stern action" has been taken against the accused Rohit Tomar, son of Delhi Police Sub-Inspector Ashok Singh Tomar.

A case has been registered against him on the c


Friday, September 14, 2018DGP accompained with IGP Kashmir visits Police District #Sopore

Srinagar, Sep 14: Director General of Police Jammu and Kashmir Dilbagh Singh (IPS) accompained with IGP #Kashmir Zone Swayam Prakash Pani (IPS) today visited District Police Lines Sopore and held a darbar with cops and officers of the Sopore Police.

He gave a patient hearing to the cops and assured them that their genuine greivances will be solved soon and stressed upon maintaining of good pol


Friday, September 14, 2018Handwara, Langate shut for fourth straight day against militant killings

Srinagar, Sep 14: A complete shutdown is being observed for the fourth consecutive day in Handwara town, Langate and its adjacent areas in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, on Friday against the militant killings.

Reports said all shops and businesses establishments remained closed. However, the private traffic was plying on the roads in Handwara and Langate, while as public transport was off


Friday, September 14, 2018Train service resumes in north Kashmir for security reasons

Srinagar, Sep 14 : Train service resumed on Friday after daylong suspension due to security reasons in north Kashmir, where two Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militants were killed in an encounter by security forces in apple township of Sopore.

However, all trains operated smoothly in south Kashmir yesterday.

'We have received a fresh advisory from the administration to resume train service in nort