Authorities clueless as mysterious braid choppers haunt Kashmir

Srinagar , Oct 20 There have been over 120 reports of braid chopping in the Kashmir Valley in the last two months and despite the widespread fear and condemnation, the authorities appear clueless about the mysterious incidents that have caused a new type of terror in the troubled region.

Five protesters injured in J&K firing

Srinagar , Oct 18

Five civilians were injured while they were protesting on Wednesday in a security forces firing in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district.

In Kashmir, two women combat menstrual taboo, unhygienic practices

Kupwara, (Jammu And Kashmir) , Oct 18 Growing up in a society that stigmatises menstruation, two women social entrepreneurs in this border village of Jammu and Kashmir are battling the taboos attached to what is a routine biological process. They are not only creating awareness but also manufacturing and selling sanitary napkins to help poorer women who cannot afford branded products.

Custody of 7 Kashmiri separatists extended till November 14

New Delhi , Oct 17

A court here on Tuesday extended till November 14 the judicial custody of seven Kashmiri separatists arrested on various charges, including receiving funds from Pakistan to sponsor terror activities and stone-pelting in Jammu and Kashmir.

Former sarpanch shot dead in J&K

Srinagar , Oct 16

A former sarpanch (village headman) was shot dead by militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district on Monday evening, police said

Top LeT militant, aide killed in Pulwama, protesting civilian killed

Srinagar , Oct 14

Two Lashkar-e-Taiba militants, including a top "commander" Wasim Shah who is believed to be behind recruiting local youth to join the terror outfit, were killed in a gunfight with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Saturday, triggering protests by locals who clashed with police, in which one civilian was killed.