LeT militant arrested in Kupwara

Srinagar, Nov 24 (GNS): A Lashker-e-Toiba militant was arrested by police and army at Magam area of Handwara in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Friday. The LeT militant, is a Pakistan resident and aged around 19 years, official sources told news agency GNS. They said that one AK-47 along with two magzines were recovered from the arrested militant. (GNS) The post LeT militant arrested in Kupwara appeared first on Kashmir Essence.

​Sweeper Runs Medical Store In Central KashmirIt Happens Only In Kashmir

Budgam—Caring a fig for the health department, the Drug Controller Department Kashmir has provided a license to a sweeper to run a medical shop in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district. A delegation from Aribagh Colony in BK Pora Budgam said that a medical shop at Magraypora Machaw is run by a man who is a sweeper in Jehlum Valley College. “Barely knowing ABC about the medical profession, this man is running a medical store and has got a proper license from the Drug Controller Department,” they said and sought the intervention of Health Minister. “A professional doctor attends his medical store while during his absence, the said sweeper himself treats patients,” they said. “We have no personal animosity with the said person but want to convey a message to Director Health Services Kashmir and Drug Controller Department that they should at least check the credentials of the man before issuing a license to him. “The locals have in fact lodged a complaint vide number 65607 in the Chief..

Time has come for GoI to find ways of talking to Pakistan: Farooq Abdullah

Srinagar, Nov 29 (KNS): Even as the Government of India’s special representative, Dineshwar Sharma, is holding dialogue process in the state, former chief minister and National Conference president Dr Farooq Abdullah Wednesday hoped that Sharma understands the issue and asks New Delhi to find a solution. “We hope that he (Sharma) listens to the people and those who meet him talk about real issues; he will understand that a way has to be found out. And also he conveys to Delhi to find a solution (to the issue),” Abdullah said while talking to reporters at Nawa-e-Subhe. However, the statement of the NC’s patron is contradictory to his earlier stand wherein he had said that he has “little expectations” from Sharma. On November 5, addressing a party gathering in Tangdhar in Kupwara district, Abdullah had said he does not have any expectations from Sharma and the only way forward in Kashmir is restoration of autonomy to the state. “I have very little expectations from this new interlocutor...

Teen injured after forces open fire on protesters in Nowgam

A 16-year-old youth was injured after government forces opened fire on protesters in Nowgam area of Srinagar on Saturday. The injured, identified as Arsalan, was shifted to SMHS hospital for treatment. Sources and reports said that...

J&K: After teacher rapes minor, locals fore girl to marry him

News reports said that to cover up the matter, the locals tried to force the girl to marry the teacher. But the girl and her family refused. The girl was studying in class 10, the teacher is reportedly married with four children An FIR has been registered against a government school teacher for raping a student of his in Jammu and Kashmir. The teacher is reportedly married with four children. The victim is reportedly in class 10. The teacher reportedly abducted the student from a wedding on December 3 and held her hostage at a hotel till December 6. He abandoned her on learning that her parents had launched a manhunt for her. He is currently on the run. News reports said that to cover up the matter, the locals tried to force the girl to marry the teacher. But the girl and her family refused. WION REPORT The post J&K: After teacher rapes minor, locals fore girl to marry him appeared first on Kashmir Essence.

Shutdown in Shopian, Pulwama against militant, civilian killings

A complete shutdown is being observed in twin districts of Shopian and Pulwama in south Kashmir against the killing of two militants and a civilian yesterday. All shops and other commercial establishments are closed while...

Unknown persons snatch rifle of policeman guarding shrine in Srinagar

Unknown persons on Wednesday snatched the rifle of a policeman guarding the Khanqah-e-Moula shrine in Downtown Srinagar. Reports said that unknown persons snatched the service rifle of Sajjad Ahmad of 471 Bn IRP and fled...

Clashes erupt as forces lay siege to Belov village of Pulwama

Clashes erupted in Belov village of Pulwama district in south Kashmir on Saturday after the government forces launched a cordon-and-search-operation. Reports said that army, police and CRPF launched a joint operation in Belov village after...

CM expresses concern over manhandling of inmates at Tihar Jail, speaks to union Home...

Srinagar: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has expressed concern over the reports of alleged harassment and manhandling of some inmates from the State at Tihar Jail in New Delhi. “Taking a serious view of these reports, the Chief Minister spoke to Union Home Secretary, Rajiv Gauba and asked him to intervene in the matter,” an official statement said on Tuesday. According to the statement the Union Home Secretary assured the Chief Minister of a thorough probe into the incident and punishing the culprits for having violated the jail manual. KR WEB DESK The post CM expresses concern over manhandling of inmates at Tihar Jail, speaks to union Home Secy appeared first on Kashmir Essence.

India’s stand on Jerusalem as Israel’s capital ‘wishy-washy’: Omar Abdullah

SRINAGAR: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today termed the Centre’s stand on US recognising Jerusalemas Israel’s capital a “wishy-washy drivel”. He said that such a move in the past would have drawn strong condemnation from India. “There was a time when the Trump Administration move to over turn decades of US policy WRT #Jersualem would have provoked a strong condemnation from India,” he said. “Now all you get is some wishy washy drivel about India’s position determined by our self interest & not what other countries do. There was a time India stood for something,” he wrote on Twitter. President Donald Trump had yesterday recognised Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, reversing decades of US and international policy on the holy city. ET The post India’s stand on Jerusalem as Israel’s capital ‘wishy-washy’: Omar Abdullah appeared first on Kashmir Essence.
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