Thursday, 26 May, 2022

Topic: Srinagar

‘Message from Pakistan to incite people’: Why Srinagar’s Jamia Masjid was closed on Eid morning

Police probe reveals men who shouted slogans in the mosque on 9 April were acting under instructions from Pakistani handlers. It was also closed for Shab-e-Qadr & Jumat-ul-Vida.

As Kashmir marks 10-year tourist boom, selfies, shikaras & pherans help make memories

J&K tourism department data says over 3.5 lakh tourists have visited Kashmir in the last three months. This number is expected to go up in the coming months.

1 CRPF jawan dead, another injured in terrorist attack on Srinagar check point

Terrorists have stepped up attack on non-locals in the Kashmir Valley, carrying out two strikes in successive days.

Two LeT militants killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Srinagar

The encounter broke out Saturday after the security forces conducting a search operation in Zakura locality were fired upon by hiding terrorists, police officials said

3 JeM militants killed in encounter with security forces in Srinagar

During the encounter, three police personnel and a CRPF personnel were also injured, police officials said. They were rushed to a hospital for treatment.

Security forces kill unidentified militant in Srinagar

The Jammu & Kashmir police said they began a search operation based on specific input about the presence of militants in the area, which then turned into an encounter.

Srinagar police bus attack: Militants shot at driver to loot arms, he bled but kept driving

The attack on the police bus on the lines of the Pulwama attack in which 40 CRPF personnel were killed in February 2019.

14 police personnel injured after militants open fire at their bus on outskirts of Srinagar

The attack took place Monday evening in the Pantha Chowk area in Zewan and further details of the incident are awaited, officials said.

These migrants in Kashmir were packed up & ready to go, but stayed. Now it’s ‘back to normal’

Killings of 11 civilians, including migrants and local residents, in October scared many workers out of the Valley. But panic has ebbed now, and many who left also want to return.

How it took 76 hours, negotiations and protests for Kashmir encounter victims to bury their dead

2 civilians were among those killed in Hyderpora encounter. Their families faced a long drawn negotiation with the police to get the bodies. IG says police regret their killing.

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What’s Combined Military Forces-Bahrain? US-backed coalition India joined on Quad sidelines

India is 35th member of the maritime counterterrorism partnership that also includes Pakistan, Australia, Bahrain, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany and Greece, among others.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.