Kashmir

Security reinforced with more Pellet guns
Kashmir

Security reinforced with more Pellet guns

The mob control strategy employed by the security forces amidst mass uprising in Kashmir valley in 2016 had brought the use of 12 bore pump action guns with pellet shots under scrutiny of various parties. The weapon blinded and grievously injured many last year when it was used to disperse […]

Shutdown in Kashmir town over twin deaths
Kashmir

Shutdown in Kashmir town over twin deaths

A shutdown marred life in a Jammu and Kashmir town on Thursday amid allegations that the driver and a cleaner in a truck found dead in an accident had actually been murdered. Tension gripped the highway town of Bannihal in Ramban district where the deaths occurred after a road accident […]

One-way traffic to continue on Kashmir highway
Kashmir

One-way traffic to continue on Kashmir highway

Only one-way traffic will continue on the 300-km-long national highway, linking the Kashmir valley with the rest of the country, a traffic police official said. Traffic will ply from Srinagar to Jammu today and no vehicle will be allowed from the opposite direction, he said. Hundreds of vehicles, particularly empty […]

Kashmir schools re-open after eight months
Kashmir

Kashmir schools re-open after eight months

Most of the schools in the Kashmir Valley re-opened on Wednesday almost after eight months as students re-united with friends, giving educational institutions a joyful ambience. Schools in Kashmir were shut after the unrest following the killing of Hizbul leader Burhan Wani on July 8 last year. Hundreds of people […]