Tag: Srinagar

Senior journalist Shujaat Bukhari shot dead in Srinagar

Newsroom24x7 Network Srinagar: Rising Kashmir editor Shujaat Bukhari and his PSO were shot dead by unidentified gunmen outside the newspaper’s office here today. Bukhari was leaving his office in Press Enclave in Lal Chowk for an iftar party when he was shot fatally. Between 1997 and 2012, Shujaat was a correspondent for “The Hindu” in

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3 JeM terrorists killed after 10 hour battle in Srinagar: 1 BSF jawan martyred

Newsroom24x7 Network   Srinagar: All the three terrorists linked to the banned Pakistani radical outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), who were involved in a suicide attack on the Kashmir Frontier camp of the Border Security Force (BSF) near the International Airport here, were killed on Tuesday (3 October 2017). One BSF Jawan has been martyred in the

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Terrorists attack government building at Pampore

Newsroom24x7 Staff Srinagar: Security forces today were engaged in a search operation and there was a prolonged gun battle with terrorists holed up in a government building at Pampore that had caught fire due to firing from both sides. The Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI) at Pampore was the target of a terrorist

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Kashmir talks: Hurriyat leaders turn down CM’s invitation; snub Opposition leaders

Newsroom24x7 Staff Srinagar: Opposition leaders, who landed here today as part of the All Party Delegation of MPs to hold talks with the stakeholders on the volatile situation in Kashmir valley, were snubbed by the Hurriyat leaders as they refused to hold a dialogue with them. The All Party Delegation is in the State on a

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All-Party Delegation to meet stakeholders in Srinagar: Curfew lifted from Anantnag, Pulwama, Kulgam, Shopian, Baramulla, most parts of Srinagar

Newsroom24x7 Staff Srinagar: On eve of the meeting of the All Party Delegation (APD) with local leaders of political parties and different organisations in Srinagar, which will be attended by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh in the wake of the Kashmir crisis, Curfew was lifted in Anantnag, Pulwama, Kulgam, Shopian, Baramulla and most parts of Srinagar

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Home Minister Rajnath Singh concludes 2-day visit to Srinagar

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh met about 20 delegations of civil society, political parties, Pahari community leaders and several individuals on the second day of his visit to Srinagar today. A six-member delegation of the resident Sikh community discussed with the Union Home Minister the concerns of minorities in the state.

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News now: Congress returns to power in Arunachal Pradesh

Newsroom24x7 Desk Congress returns to power in Arunachal Pradesh as the Supreme Court orders that Nabam Tuki be reinstated  as Arunachal Chief Minister. In J&K: Separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani has been arrested at Haiderpur in Srinagar while trying to defy curfew restrictions imposed in the area. Vasundhara Raje, Chief Minister of Rajasthan, has

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Rumour again disrupts normal life in Kashmir: Police uses force to control protesting mob

Newsroom24x7 Desk Srinagar: Police used force and fired several rounds of tear gas shells today to control a mob of protesters in the Batamaloo area here after there was a rumour that a person had died in a scuffle with a police officer. The official version as narrated to the media is that a sub-inspector of police

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NIT Srinagar: Clash between Kashmiri and non-Kashmiri students takes ugly turn, Police is in the dock for using brute force

Newsroom24x7 Desk Srinagar: There is tension following last week’s clash between local and non-local students and use of brute force by the police on the protesting non-Kashmiri students inside the campus of National Institute technology (NIT) in Sinagar on Tuesday. A two member team from the Union HRD Ministry arrived at NIT, srinagar to conduct

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Asiya Andrabi’s party raises Pak flags in Srinagar

Newsroom24x7 Desk Srinagar: The Asiya Andrabi-led separatist outfit today hoisted the Pakistani flags at many places here to mark the Pakistan Day. DeM activists hoisted the flags at Lal Chowk, Civil Lines, and a few other places. These flags were later removed by the POlice. Andrabi was booked by Police last year under the Unlawful Activities

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J and K Governor sets a 24-hour deadline for BJP-PDP’s intent on the road ahead

Newsroom24x7 Desk Srinagar : Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, N N Vohra has sought clarification from ruling BJP-PDP on their intent of running the state government, and has asked them to clarify by tomorrow. People’s Democaratic Party (PDP), under Mehbooba Mufti’s leadership, has been contemplating on the road ahead regarding running of J and K

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Grenade attacks on 3 telecom facilities in Srinagar

Newsroom24x7 Desk Srinagar: Pakistani agents today hurled grenades at a telecom tower and two mobile phone shops wounding at least four persons in the Karan Nagar area here. The militants attacked Aircel, Vodafone and BSNL facilities with grenades within a span of 4 hours Former J&K Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah defended masked youth who waved

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