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Gunfight Rages in Bandipora

September 20 A gunfight broke out between militants and Government forces in North Kashmir’s Bandipora village on Thursday. Sources told The Kashmiriyat that 14 RR of India Army, SOG of Jammu Kashmir Police and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation at Shukbabun area of Sumlar village of Bandipora. The hiding ...

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Two Shopian Youth Arrested During Nocturnal Raids

September 20 Nocturnal raids were conducted in Saidpora Bala area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district late night on Wednesday. Sources told The Kashmiriyat that forces entered the Saidpora locality arrested two youth during the raids conducted during the intervening night of Wednesday and Thursday. They have been identified as Muhammad Irfan Naikoo ...

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Massive CASO Launched in Bandipora Area

September 20 The Government Forces on Wednesday launched a cordon and search operation in the Shokbaba area of Sumlar in North Kashmir’s Bandipora District. Sources told The Kashmiriyat that the forces including RR of Indian Army, and Jammu Kashmir police sealed all the entry and exit points to the Sumlar area. Locals ...

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10 Things From Kashmir that the World Might Not See in Future

September 20 Dr. Khawar Khan Achakzai Kashmir has been a geopolitical epicenter of the subcontinent since last five decades. The multifarious aspects of its geography and culture have drawn attention and interests from various corridors of power, sport and literature, all over the world. But, torn up in the conflict since ...

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Father Rejects Marriage Proposal for his Daughter, Youth Kills his Son in revenge

September 20 Police on Thursday said that the minor boy who was murdered in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal was a case of “revenge killing”. “Father of the boy had rejected killer’s proposal to marry his daughter after which, he killed the minor to revenge his father,” SSP Ganderbal, Khalil Poswal told ...

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Prominent Activist Shakeel Bakshi Booked Under Public Safety Act

September 20 Eminent Pro Freedom leader and the founder of Islamic Students League, Shakeel Ahmed Bakshi who was under Police detention in Srinagar has been booked under Public Safety Act. The Kashmiriyat earlier reported that Police raided the house of Bakshi on 11 September in Bemina and arrested him post which ...

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Gulmarg Receives First Snowfall of the Season

September 15 Shabir Khan The upper reaches of famous tourist destination in North Kashmir, Gulmarg received fresh and season’s first snowfall on Saturday. Locals told The Kashmiriyat that the Afarwat mountains in Gulmarg area of North Kashmir’s Baramullah district received the snowfall bringing the down the temperature in the area. Sonmarg ...

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Hurriyat Calls for a Shutdown on Monday

September 15 The Hurriyat leaders have called for a shutdown on Monday against the civilian and militant killings in southern Kashmir’s Kulgam district. They appealed people to observe a complete shutdown against the killings. Five militants and one civilian were killed in a gunfight with government forces in Chowgam village ...

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Islamabad (Anantnag) Truck Driver Found Dead in Udhampur

September 15 A Truck Driver was found dead under mysterious circumstances in Udhampur area of Jammu – Srinagar Highway on Saturday. Sources told The Kashmiriyat a truck driver identified as Abdul Hameed Sheikh, a resident of Ranbirpora Mattan was found dead in the vehicle bearing the registration number JK03 6460. The conductor ...

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Zojila receives First Snowfall of the Season

September 15 Zojila Pass on the Srinagar-Leh road received season’s first spell of light snowfall on Saturday morning MeT said one inch of fresh snow had accumulated around the 11,600 ft high pass. However, the traffic on the Srinagar-Leh highway was plying normally. The Local MeT Has predicted cold and ...

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