Page 1 Anchor

 Irfan Tramboo

Encounter aftermath: Youth loses hand, hope for a better tomorrow

Encounter aftermath: Youth loses hand, hope for a better tomorrow

Srinagar: When an unexploded shell went off at Khudwani post the bloody encounter, on Thursday last, Shahid Rafiq Dar, a class 9 student had to pay for it terribly, that too unknowingly. He paid by grievously injuring his eye and right hand—apart from invisible injuries on his psyche that are making him scream with pain […]

 Jahangeer Ganaie

Engineering student among ten youngsters take up arms in 10 days  

Engineering student among ten youngsters take up arms in 10 days  

Shopian: The dangerous trend of lining up with militant ranks has continued in southern districts as more qualified youth have joined the militant outfits during the last three days. The recent reports indicate a sharp increase in the number of local youth joining militant ranks in the Valley. According to the police reports, one youth […]

 Irfan Tramboo

Calamity: Pain, suffering unites pellet victims  

Calamity: Pain, suffering unites pellet victims  

Srinagar: With pellet guns continuing to claim its victims, a beeline of these young victims was witnessed at Shri Maharana Hari Singh (SMHS) Hospital’s Ophthalmology department on Wednesday. The rush of patients particularly from South Kashmir was witnessed as they thronged in for follow up treatment with a hope to see again. Most of the […]

 Jahangeer Ganaie

‘Beti Bacho, Beti Padao’ fails to take off in Pulwama

‘Beti Bacho, Beti Padao’ fails to take off in Pulwama

Dropout rate among girl students increasing

Pulwama: Despite spending a huge amount, the ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padao’ (BBBP), a central sponsored scheme has made no significant impact on girl education in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district. The scheme is a flagship programme run by the central government to ensure the survival, protection and education of the girl child. However, the scheme has […]

 Irfan Tramboo

Misfortune: Amir’s death shatters Kangan family’s dreams  

Misfortune: Amir’s death shatters Kangan family’s dreams  

Mourning family yearns to listen to his voice again

Srinagar:  Family of Amir Lone (21) who breathed his last on Sunday at Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), Soura is yearning to listen to his ‘sweet’ voice. This dashing youngster of Central Kashmir’s Kangan area never uttered a word after he sustained injuries in his head, till he closed his eyes forever—only never to […]

 KV News

Agony: Wish to see culprits are hanged, says Asifa’s mother 

Agony: Wish to see culprits are hanged, says Asifa’s mother 

Udhampur: As the Bakerwals make their way to the upper reaches of Jammu and Kashmir with their belongings, she trudges along burdened by the weight of her eight-year-old daughter’s death. “She was so beautiful and intelligent. I wanted her to be a doctor when she grew up,” the biological mother of the girl reminisces. The […]

 Irfan Tramboo

Pellet fury: Hope to see again is all that pellet victims visualize 

Pellet fury: Hope to see again is all that pellet victims visualize 

Srinagar: Scenes inside ward number 8 of Shri Maharana Hari Singh (SMSH) Hospital, in Srinagar are horrifying, soul numbing, with most of the patients lying in their beds, wearing black goggles. These all are the victims of deadly pellets that were showered on them when clashes erupted in Khudwani area of Kulgam on Wednesday. This […]

 KV News

Slain Kulgam civilians had one thing in common….poverty 

Slain Kulgam civilians had one thing in common….poverty 

Kulgam: At around 11:45 Pm late in the night on Tuesday, a gunfight raged in South Kashmir’s Kulgam District as three militants opened fire on a patrol party. More troops from 1 Rashtriya Rifles, Jammu Kashmir Police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were called in and a siege was placed around the Wani Mohallah […]

 KV News

Kathua rape and murder: 8-year-old raped again before being stoned to death, says charge sheet

Kathua rape and murder: 8-year-old raped again before being stoned to death, says charge sheet

Jammu: The eight-year-old girl allegedly raped by six men, who had held her in captivity in a small village temple in Kathua district for a week in January, was kept sedated and sexually assaulted once again before she was bludgeoned to death, reveals the charge sheet in the case. The abduction, rape and killing of […]

 KV News

Rationalization: Hundreds of school buildings left to perish   

Rationalization: Hundreds of school buildings left to perish   

Srinagar: Over the past three years the school education department has clubbed around 800 schools and out of these 572 government school buildings have been left unattended by the department post rationalization process carried by it to ‘streamline’ the pupil- teacher ratio in schools. With no watch and ward from the education department, these schools […]