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Srinagar encounter: Family appeals for return of body, probe in Hyderpora police killings

Police had said Pakistani militant Haider Bhai, his associate Amir Magray, OGW Mudasir Gul and businessman Altaf Bhat were killed in the Hyderpora encounter.

26 Nov 2021

Protests after three killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir

The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday said three militants, including a top commander of TRF, were killed in a brief encounter in Srinagar.

25 Nov 2021

Srinagar Diary: Employee-friendly reforms, Wular Lake for tourism and more

Wular lake is integral to Kashmiri identity while being one of the most beautiful and biggest freshwater lakes in Asia with tremendous tourism potential.

25 Nov 2021

Kashmir cops arrest three for killing of salesman

“Subsequently, they were arrested and during questioning they confessed,” he said. On November 9 evening, militants had shot dead Ibrahim near the shop at Bohri Kadal area of Srinagar.

24 Nov 2021

On Jammu and Kashmir visit, Finance Minister inaugurates projects worth Rs 165 crore

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday arrived here on her first visit to Jammu and Kashmir after the abrogation of Article 370 and inaugurated projects worth Rs 165 crore.

23 Nov 2021

Hyderpora encounter: Youth’s dad rejects ‘see-the-face’ offer

The family of Amir Magray, one of the four persons killed in the Hyderpora encounter, said 'nothing short of handing over the mortal remains is acceptable'.

22 Nov 2021

Srinagar witnesses spurt in militant violence from 2019, targeted killings this year

In nine encounters in 2020, 19 militants, including Hizbul Mujahideen chief Dr Saifullah, were killed in Srinagar.

21 Nov 2021

Father of youth killed in Hyderpora encounter seeks return of body

22-yr-old Aamir was among four killed in Hyderpora encounter; shutdown in Kashmir Valley to protest the killings

20 Nov 2021

Gupkar Alliance writes to President, seeks judicial probe into Hyderpora encounter

“The incident calls for a time-bound judicial probe so that facts are unraveled and brought in the public domain,” reads the letter written by the head of the alliance Farooq Abdullah

19 Nov 2021

Bodies of two civilians killed in Srinagar encounter laid to rest

The officials said emotional scenes were witnessed as soon as the bodies of Mohammad Altaf Bhat and Mudasir Gul reached Barzulla and Pirbagh, respectively.

19 Nov 2021

J&K government orders magisterial probe into Hyderpora encounter, exhumes bodies

Additional District Magistrate, Srinagar, Khurshid Ahmad Shah has been nominated as inquiry officer. The ADM has been asked to submit the report within 15 days. 

19 Nov 2021

J&K Govt orders magisterial inquiry into Hyderpora encounter

Police have quietly buried the bodies of all the four killed in the Hyderpora encounter in a graveyard in Handwara.

18 Nov 2021

Kin of three killed in encounter in Srinagar's Hyderpora area reject claim of police

The three families have also demanded return of the bodies which have been buried by the police quietly in north Kashmir's Handwara, for proper burial and inquiry.

18 Nov 2021

Jammu & Kashmir Congress leaders close to Ghulam Nabi Azad sends resignation letters

Those who have resigned belong both to Kashmir and Jammu and all of them are close to former J&K Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad.

18 Nov 2021

Ladakh leaders announce agitation for statehood, land and job protection

KDA co-chairman Qamar Ali Akhoon told this newspaper that in August the Centre had told the LAB and KDA leaders to form a joint committee so that it can talk to them to resolve the issues.

15 Nov 2021

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