Govt bans publication of Kashmir Reader, says ‘its publication can incite violence and disturb peace’

Govt bans publication of Kashmir Reader, says ‘its publication can incite violence and disturb peace’

Srinagar: The state government on Sunday ordered printing presses to stop printing and publication of Kashmir Reader, else punitive measures under various sections of different laws can be invoked against them. The order, issued by district magistrate Srinagar, says that publication of the newspaper can “easily incite acts of violence and disturb peace and tranquillity”. […]

Sarpanch killed in Kashmir’s Pulwama

Srinagar: A 30-year-old Sarpanch was killed by unknown gunmen in Kandzal Kakpora village in Pulwama district on Sunday afternoon. The slain was identified as Fayaz Ahmad Bhat son of Abdul Gani of Kandzal was affiliated with National Conference. Please follow and like us:0

Forces stop pro-freedom marches in south Kashmir

Srinagar: The government forces on Sunday imposed curfew in south Kashmir’s Kakapora Pulwama, Midoora Tral and Bijbehara town to stop the pro-freedom marches there. All the entry and exit points were sealed off with razor wires and contingents of government forces were deployed in these areas since morning. Please follow and like us:0

Kashmir: Forces thwart Narbal chalo

Budgam: The government forces imposed curfew in Narbal and its adjoining areas to thwart “Narbal chalo” call by the joint resistance group triggering clashes at several places in Budgam district on Sunday. Massive clashes Erupted in Mazhama area of Magam after people took to streets allegedly against ransacking of houses by the  forces. Forces fired […]

Pak-India engagement and the Kashmir narrative

Pak-India engagement and the Kashmir narrative

By Murtaza Shibli Ever since the creation of Pakistan and India, Kashmiris have been bearing the brunt of bad politics that has vitiated the south Asian milieu. The so-called composite dialogue started in 2003 between the two countries, which ultimately produced a ‘peace process’, was characterised as a turning point in the checkered history of […]

Government blind to the situation: school students

Government blind to the situation: school students

SRINAGAR: Students’ protests against the conducting of examinations at this juncture of the freedom movement are drawing support from students throughout the Valley. On Saturday, students protested at the Press Enclave in Srinagar near the Lal Chowk, accusing the state education ministry of being “blind to the situation.” Several groups of students including a separate […]

Postpone examinations: Sopore students

Postpone examinations: Sopore students

Baramulla: School students on Saturday marched in protest in Sopore against the government decision to hold Board exams in November. Reports said that hundreds of students from classes 8 to 12 studying in schools of Sopore town and adjourning areas assembled in front of the government higher secondary school at Sopore. They held placards and […]

SMHS doctors say many injured in eye by pellets will regain useful vision

SMHS doctors say many injured in eye by pellets will regain useful vision

SRINAGAR: Ophthalmologists at SMHS hospital in Srinagar have said that patients with pellet injuries in eye will not be able to regain eyesight completely, but due to the hard work of doctors many of them have regained useful vision. The doctors said that many patients who had gone outside the state for treatment at hospitals […]

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