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Three booked under PSA in north Kashmir’s Bandipora

Authorities on Friday booked three youth under public safety act (PSA) in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district. Official sources said that the trio belong to Gundpora Rampora, Ganstaan and Hajin areas of the district. The youth have been identified as Tawseef Ahmad Lone son of Wali Mohmad Lone a resident of Gundpora, Abdul Samad Malla alias […]

Forces launch searches in farms in south Kashmir’s Pulwama

Government forces on Thursday launched a cordon-and-search operation (CASO) in the farms of Gusoo village of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. A police official said a joint team of army, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and SOG of Jammu and Kashmir Police ring-fenced vast farms of the Gusoo village and began a search operation. The operation, […]

Fire guts ten shops in north Kashmir’s Handwara

A devastating fire on Wednesday gutted at least ten shops at Handwara town in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. An official said that the fire broke out around 5: 30 in the morning at the main market in Handwara, resulting in complete damage to at least ten shops, however, due to the intervention of locals and […]

Kashmir’s IAS topper Shah Faesal resigns, to join NC, contest Lok Sabha polls from Baramulla: Report

After months of speculation, Kashmiri IAS officer Shah Faesal is learnt to have finally resigned from the services to join politics. Quoting sources, The Print reported that the 2010 batch topper sought voluntary retirement Monday to join the Farooq Abdullah-led National Conference. Faesal, 35, who comes from the Lolab valley in Kupwara, is believed to be […]

Jamia desecration an attempt to link Kashmir’s indigenous struggle with terror groups: Geelani

Hurriyat (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani on Friday said the desecration of Jamia Masjid was an attempt to link “Kashmir’s indigenous struggle with the global terror groups.” Geelani said this while addressing a gathering over the phone at historic Jamia Masjid where the Joint Resistance Leadership and other religious leaders have gathered to observe Youm-e-Taqadus […]