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12 militants killed in Ramadan so far, Police attribute success of operations to ‘credible flow of information’

Srinagar: Amid surge in encounters during Ramadan across south and north Kashmir with 12 militants having been killed since May 10, the security agencies on Saturday attributed the success of operations to “credible flow of information” about the presence of militants. After the killing of a militant affiliated with the Islamic State of Jammu and […]

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Special Fatiha prayers held for Molvi Farooq, Hawal massacre victims

Srinagar, May 18: In connection with the commencement of hafta-e-Shadat (martyr’s week), recitation of Quran and special Fatiah payers were held across Kashmir in memory of Shaheed-e-Milat Mirwaiz Moulvi Muhammad Farooq, Shaheed-e-Huriyat Khawaja Abdul Gani Lone, and the martyrs of Hawal massacre of May 21, 1990. The main function for the recitation of Holy Quran […]

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Kashmir shuts against militants, civilian killings

Restrictions imposed in Downtown, Srinagar; No Friday prayers allowed in Jamia Masjid Train services suspended, Exams postponed Srinagar: Normal life was crippled as Kashmir valley observed a complete shutdown on Friday against the killings of militants and civilians. The shutdown call was given by JRL (Joint Resistance Leadership) comprising of Hurriyat (G) Chairman Syed Ali […]

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Encounter breaks out in Pulwama village

Srinagar, May 16: A gunfight broke out in Dalipora area of Pulwama in south Kashmir on Thursday pre-dawn hours. A police officer told GNS that a joint team of army and SOG cordoned off Dalipora area near police station Pulwama following specific information about the presence of some militants in the area. As such the […]

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Various educational institutions to remain shut on 16 May

In view of prevailing situation and as a precautionary measure authorities have decided to close educational institutions in various parts of Kashmir valley on (Thursday) 16th May, 2019. Ganderbal: Classwork shall remain suspended in Government Degree College Ganderbal on (Thursday) 16th May, 2019: District Administration Kupwara: Classwork shall remain suspended in Government Degree College Boys […]

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Resume classwork: Director Education appeals students

Srinagar: Director School Education, Kashmir, Mohammad Younis Malik, has appealed to the students to resume their normal class work so that the ongoing academic session is not disturbed which shall put the students in disadvantageous position. In a statement, the Director School Education said that the law enforcing agencies have taken cognizance and ordered inquiry […]

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Many aspirants leave exam centres at KU after finding no options between Statistics, Mathematics papers

Srinagar, May 15: Many of the aspirants left the examination centres at Kashmir University after finding no options between Statistics and Mathematics on Tuesday. Sources while disclosing to Kashmir News Service (KNS) said that many of the students who had to appear in the entrance test on Tuesday left the centres without writing their papers. […]

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AAC announces ‘Hafta-e-Shahadat’ program from May 18

Calls for complete shutdown on May 21 Srinagar: Paying glowing tributes to Shaheed-e-Milat Mirwaiz Moulvi Muhammad Farooq (RA) and the Martyr’s of Hawal massacre of May 21, 1990, the Awami Action Committee (AAC) renewed its pledge to carry forward the mission of martyrs. The AAC also announced Hafta-e-Shahadat (martyr’s week) programmes commencing from May 18. […]