Kashmir

Friday prayers not allowed today at Jamia Masjid
Kashmir

Friday prayers not allowed today at Jamia Masjid

Authorities have disallowed congregational Friday prayers at the Jamia Masjid in downtown Srinagar in view of call for protests by the joint resistance leadership. “Muezzin of Jama Masjid Molvi Muhammad Yasin was not allowed to offer Azan. All gates of Jama Masjid were locked by police and paramilitary forces,” said […]

Separatists’ strike affects normal life in Kashmir
Kashmir

Separatists’ strike affects normal life in Kashmir

Normal life was affected in Kashmir today due to a strike called by separatists against the civilian killings in Pulwama district allegedly during a gunfight between militants and security forces yesterday. Shops, business establishments and educational institutions remained closed due to the strike called jointly by both factions of Hurriyat […]

Train services between Srinagar to Banihal suspended
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Train services between Srinagar to Banihal suspended

Train services from Badgam-Srinagar to Banihal in Kashmir region were suspended today for security reasons following encounter between militants and security forces in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. However, train services on Srinagar-Badgam in the central Kashmir to Baramulla in north was running as per schedule, a railway official said. He […]