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Army opens fire in Pulwama, kills youth  

Army opens fire in Pulwama, kills youth  

Pulwama: A teenager was killed and two others including a girl suffered injuries after army men allegedly opened fire in Nowpora Payeen area of Lassipora in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Witnesses said that army’s 55 RR patrolling party came under stone pelting in the area after they tried to ransack a residential house of a […]

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Our only hope snatched, says family

Our only hope snatched, says family

Pulwama: Vikar Ahmad Rather son of Ghulam Mohammad Rather resident of Nowpora Payeen village of Pulwama district was the lone hope for his parents as his elder married brother is living separately from the last few years. 13 year old Vikar, a 9th class student at government High School Achan Pulwama was targeted at main […]

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Shopian villagers protest against Army ‘highhandedness’

Shopian villagers protest against Army ‘highhandedness’

Shopian: Residents of Ahgam village of South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Wednesday morning staged protest against the alleged highhandedness of forces. Locals alleged that three youth who were on their way to orchards for work were caught up by Army men of a local 44 RR camp and were beaten to pulp without any provocation. […]

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Unsafe school building risks lives of students, teachers 

Unsafe school building risks lives of students, teachers 

Pulwama: Even as the authorities declared the building as unsafe, the education department continues to risk the lives of students as well as the staff as the officials are not taking any measures in this regard. The Government Primary school located at Kanikoot C B Nath in Rajpora area of Pulwama districts depicts the indifferent […]

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Locals aghast as R&B allows private company to cut main macadamized road

Locals aghast as R&B allows private company to cut main macadamized road

Kulgam: The residents in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district here have expressed resentment against the Roads and Building (R&B) department for allowing a private company to cut the recently macadamized road for laying down an underground cable in the district. Officials in R&B department here have allowed a private company to cut a main macadamized road […]

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Absence of medical board members in Kulgam irks people

Absence of medical board members in Kulgam irks people

Kulgam: The physically challenged persons in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district are being forced to make rounds of the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) office to get their ‘disability certificates’ in the district as members of the board constituted to check the type and percentage of disability often remain absent from their duties. The physically challenged persons […]

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Slain youth laid to rest, thousands attend funeral prayers  

Slain youth laid to rest, thousands attend funeral prayers  

Pulwama: The two slain Pulwama residents who were killed in an encounter at Tangdhar a few days along with three associates were Wednesday laid to rest at their native villages amid pro-freedom slogans. Mudasir Ahmed, resident of Parigam Kulgam and Sheeraz Ahmed, resident of Lajoora Pulwama were killed during an encounter in Tanghdar sector on […]

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JeM continues to attract youth from South Kashmir  

JeM continues to attract youth from South Kashmir  

Three more join in last one week

Pulwama: Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) viewed as one of the fierce militant organisation continues to attract youth from South Kashmir as three youth have joined the outfit during the past one week. Pertinently, the group was banned in Pakistan in 2002 and its headquarter at Bahawalpur area of Punjab in Pakistan was also seized. A youth from […]

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Lesser known Al-Badr creating ripples in south Kashmir

Lesser known Al-Badr creating ripples in south Kashmir

4 youth announce their joining the outfit within four days

Shopian/Pulwama: Four youths from south Kashmir’s Shopian and Pulwama districts have announced their joining a lesser known militant organization ‘Al-Badr’. Militant outfit ‘Al Badr’ was formed in June 1998 and they were to be associated with the Hizb, however, the group parted ways from Hizb after months of its formation. The organisation was banned by […]

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Husband kills pregnant wife in Aishmuqam, arrested

Husband kills pregnant wife in Aishmuqam, arrested

Anantnag: A Pregnant woman was killed by her husband in Amad area of Aishmuqam in South Kashmir’s Anantnag District. Sources said that a pregnant woman was killed and his body later hanged by her husband identified as Sadam Shah, son of Ghulam Rasool Shah inside her home in Amad area on Sunday night. Police said […]

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