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Fayaz Wani

Fayaz Wani

Fayaz Wani reports on life in Srinagar, Kashmir.

Political K-Resolution Will Remove Shadow of Gun: Kashmir CM

Srinagar, April 27: The Chief Minister of Indian administered Kashmir Omar Abdullah Friday said the shadow of gun from the region would be removed once and for all when the basic political issues of Kashmir are addressed and resolved amicably.

Indian Army to Remove 8 Posts in Kashmir

Srinagar, April 20: Indian Army is planning to launch Kashmir-specific major Confidence Building Measures (CBMs) by removing eight of its posts from the Indian administered Kashmir.

Ripples of Afghan Violence May Reach Kashmir

Srinagar, April 16: A senior army commander in Indian administered Kashmir expressed fears that ripples of Afghan violence can reach Kashmir also.

Kashmiri Separatist Leaders Snubbed By Pakistan

This is first time that the Pakistani government has not invited the separatist leaders to have a meeting with visiting Pakistan president.

5 Militants Killed in Kupwara Gunfight

Srinagar, Apr 5: In the second major encounter in Indian administered Kashmir in as many weeks, five militants were killed in a fierce gunfight with Indian soldiers on Thursday.

CRPF Bunker Removed From Kashmir

After considerable decline in militancy related violence in Indian administered Kashmir, paramilitary CRPF removed one of its bunkers in the downtown city in Srinagar on Monday.

Kashmir’s Tulip Garden Thrown Open for Visitors

Srinagar, March 29: The Tulip garden of Indian administered Kashmir was thrown open for visitors by the chief minister of the region Omar Abdullah on Thursday.

5 LeT Militants Killed in Kashmir Gunfights

Srinagar, March 28: In the major encounter of this year, five militants of the Pakistan-based militant group Lashkar-e-Toiba were killed in separate firefights with troops in Indian administered Kashmir on Wednesday.

1 Killed, 20 Injured in Car Bomb Explosion in Kashmir

Srinagar, March 22: One person was killed and 20 others injured when a powerful bomb exploded in a car in Indian administered Kashmir on Thursday afternoon.

Windstorm Killed 3, Damaged Over 12,000 Houses in Kashmir

'Mohammed Akram Rigoo, 65 died in a hospital in Srinagar today after he was injured when a tree fell on him during the windstorm yesterday,' an official spokesman said.

2 Soldiers Injured in Grenade Attack in Kashmir

A police official said militants lobbed a grenade towards a paramilitary CRPF picket outside the OPD block of SMHS hospital in Srinagar at around 1916 hours. 'The grenade exploded with a big bang, causing injuries two paramilitary soldiers,' he sa

Two Top Lashkar-e-Toiba Militants Killed in Gunfight in Kashmir

The official identified the deceased militants as Shanawaz Ahmed Khandey alias Bilal and Mohammad Rafi, both local militants.

Kashmiri Separatist Leader to Write Autobiography

Srinagar, Feb 19: Senior pro-independence Kashmiri separatist leader and former militant commander Mohammad Yasin Malik is all set to write his autobiography and tell untold truth to the people.

No Dearth of Kind Hearted People in India: Geelani

'There is no dearth of kind hearted people in India. We are trying to reach out to them and apprise them about the history of Kashmir, the problems faced by Kashmiris,' Geelani said in a statement issued here.

Kashmir Govt Recommends Taking Back 3 Power Projects From Indian Corporation

Sources said the Cabinet which met today in winter capital under the chairmanship of Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah accepted the report of cabinet sub-committee (CSC) formulated with regard to hydle projects of Kashmir.

Indian Soldiers Involved in HR Abuses in Kashmir Must Stand Trial:...

'While the Apex Court's remark opens the chance for the prosecution of the eight army personnel Amnesty International reiterates its demand for the repeal of the AFSPA,

AFSPA Not to Protect Acts of Crime: Kashmir CM

'AFSPA is for legitimate protection and not for protection of acts of crime. It is something we have always maintained,' Omar told the media during a function in the winter capital.

Security Beefed Up in Kashmir, Before Republic Day

All the roads leading to Bakshi Stadium, where the main function of January 26 will be held, have been sealed. The police and paramilitary personnel have sensitized the buildings around the stadium.

Militant Leader Warns Attacks on The Rise in Kashmir

Srinagar, Jan 24: The chief commander of the pro-Pakistan militant group Hizbul Mujahideen and head of the Muzaffarabad based militant alliance UJC, Syed Salah-ud-Din Tuesday warned of increase in militant attacks in Indian administered Kashmir.

Kashmir’s Deputy Grand Mufti Ordered Expulsion of 5 Christian Missionaries

Srinagar, Jan 19: Kashmir's Deputy Grand Mufti Thursday ordered the expulsion of five Christian priests from the region after finding their activities not permissible.