October 22, 2017 1:04 AM

    Boy injured in firing as Kashmir shuts against braid-cutting

    A 16 year old boy was hit by a bullet in chest when government forces opened fire to disperse protesters at Nowgam on city outskirts on Saturday, even as Kashmir observed complete shutdown against the unabated braid cutting incidents.

    October 22, 2017 1:04 AM

    2 more incidents in Sgr, Bandipora

    Two fresh incidents of braid cutting were reported in Srinagar and Bandipora districts on Saturday.

    October 22, 2017 1:04 AM

    Govt knows everything about braid-cutters: NC

    National Conference on Saturday held a protest rally here against the state government’s ‘failure’ to bring culprits behind braid cutting incidents to book.

    October 22, 2017 1:04 AM

    84 arrested for ‘spreading rumours about braid-cutting’: Police

    Police on Saturday said that 84 persons have been arrested across Kashmir for their alleged role in instigating violence and spreading rumours about braid-cutting.

    October 22, 2017 1:04 AM

    Can’t book innocent suspects: DGP

    Asserting that no innocent would be booked on suspicion, director general of police S P Vaid Saturday said police would act tough against rumour mongers who create frenzy by thrashing innocent suspects.

    October 22, 2017 1:04 AM

    Show discipline, abide by Geelani’s instructions: Hurriyat (G) to youth

    Hurriyat Conference (G) Saturday asked youth to show restraint while dealing with braid cutting attempts by miscreants, urging the people to follow instructions of Syed Ali Geelani and maintain discipline as “vested interests were trying hard to malign our movement.

    October 22, 2017 1:04 AM

    68 structures gutted in Gurez

    As many as 68 structures including 35 residential houses were gutted in a massive blaze in Kilshey area of Gurez in Bandipora district on Saturday.

    October 22, 2017 1:04 AM

    Non-local workers flee amid braid-cutting scare; Constructions hit

    Early morning rush at HawalChowk in old city is missing as the market known for huge number of non-local workers has gone quiet with majority of laborers fleeing post braid chopping incidents.

    October 22, 2017 1:04 AM

    CM gives a miss to police commemoration day

    Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, who was supposed to address and take the salute at guard of honour on the police commemoration day at Zewan, couldn’t make it to the venue due to bad health.

    October 22, 2017 1:04 AM

    After 2 months, Govt ropes in medical experts

    With no let up in the alleged braid cutting cases in Kashmir, the chief secretary BB Vyas on Saturday held a meeting with top authorities from state health and medical education departments on the issue that has triggered fear across the Valley.

    October 22, 2017 1:04 AM

    Houses of MLAs attacked to create fear: Dy CM

    Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh today said the houses of MLAs were being attacked with grenades in a bid to create fear among the people but security forces were dealing with the situation bravely.

    October 22, 2017 1:04 AM

    All measures taken, nothing to worry: Veeri

    Revenue ministerAbdurRehmanVeeri Saturday said that all measures have been taken by the government to address the issue of braid cutting and that people need not to worry.

    October 22, 2017 1:04 AM

    Matter of concern for all: Altaf Bukhari

    Minister for Education Syed Muhammad AltafBukhari on Saturday said no political party was playing blame game over braid-chopping incidents, however the issue has become a concern for all mainstream parties.

    October 22, 2017 1:04 AM

    1000 cops died fighting militancy in 28 years: DGP

    Director General of Police S P Vaid Saturday said that 1001 policemen were killed while fighting militancy over the past 28 years in J&K including 20 this year.

    October 22, 2017 1:04 AM

    1 killed, 2 injured on LoC in Uri

    A porter was killed while two women suffered critical injuries in cross LoC firing in Kamalkote area of Uri on Saturday, said a police official.

    October 22, 2017 1:04 AM

    Situation improving, radicalisation being addressed: Army Chief

    Chief of Army Staff General BipinRawat on Saturday said that situation in Kashmir is improving but “radicalisation of youth through social media” is a cause of concern for “all security agencies and the civil administration”.

    October 22, 2017 1:04 AM

    ‘Media has a role to play’

    Army Chief General BipanRawat on Saturday asked the media to expose the people who are “misleading masses on braid chopping.

    October 22, 2017 1:04 AM

    MHA clears high-tech Intruder Detection System for Kashmir border

    Ministry of Home Affairs has cleared a plan to set up high-tech ‘Intruder Detection System’ to check movement of militants on LoC and in border areas neighbouring Pakistan, Greater Kashmir has learnt.