Tehreek-e-Hurriyat condemns fresh arrests, PSAs on youth

SRINAGAR: Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu Kashmir (TeH) on Sunday condemned the arrest spree of youth during nocturnal raids in Qaimoh area of Kulgam in south Kashmir. In a statement issued here, a party spokesman alleged that police, STF, and Indian army conducted nocturnal raids in Qaimoh and arrested several youths. “They also harassed the people,” he said. […]

NIT episode glaring example of Indian colonisation:KUSU

SRINAGAR: Kashmir University Students’ Union (KUSU) on Saturday said the NIT episode “is a glaring example of how Indian state colonises even the campuses and institutes in the Valley and makes these hostile for Kashmiri students”. National Institute of Technology (NIT), Hazratbal was closed on Friday following tensions between local and non-locals students, who clashed […]

‘Giving land to Indian army in Ladakh aimed at strengthening military occupation’

SRINAGAR: Reacting to the reports of Jammu and Kashmir government’s handing over five lakh kanals land to Indian army in Ladakh, Chairman Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), Muhammad Yasin Malik, on Saturday termed it “another attempt to strengthen the illegal occupation by military might” In a statement issued here, Malik said the move will worsen […]

Missing 3 year old boy’s body found in a stream

Anantnag: Body of the three year old Ayaan Hamid who had been missing since March 22, was recovered Saturday morning from a stream in Sarnal here. Ayaan had gone missing outside his home of his relatives at Pehroo village last month. His mysterious disappearance had triggered massive protests in native village. Police had registered a […]

I am not resigning, says Pakistan cricket chief

LAHORE: The Pakistan cricket chief Shaharyar Khan says he has no intentions of resigning in the aftermath of the team’s disastrous World Twenty20 campaign. In a hurriedly convened media briefing on Friday, Shaharyar, 82, rubbished reports circling in media that he was ready to step down. “There is no truth in the rumours that I […]

KU students protest against NIT incident

Srinagar: Students are protesting in Kashmir University on Saturday against National Institute of Technology Hazratbal incident, which was closed after non-local students clashed with local students on Friday. The trouble had erupted between the two over the Indian cricket team’s defeat by West Indies in the T20 World cup semifinal. At KU, students under the […]

NIT protests: Police using force to disperse protesting Kashmiri students

Srinagar: Police and Para-military forces are using heavy teargas shelling inside NIT campus to disperse Kashmiri students protesting against the harassment by non-Kashmiri students after Friday prayers. The Kashmiri students are chanting anti-India slogans and raising pro-Pakistan and freedom slogans inside the campus. They said that the local students are being continuously harassed and they […]

Pakistan’s nukes no cause of concern: Official

WASHINGTON: Foreign Secretary Aizaz Chaudhary said on Thursday that Pakistan had never had a nuclear accident or breach of security and, therefore, there was no cause of concern about its nuclear programme. At a news briefing at the Pakistan Embassy, the foreign secretary said the impression that Pakistan’s nuclear installations were insecure was baseless. “Pakistan’s […]

Kashmiris indebted to martyrs like Guru: Malik

Srinagar: Remembering the martyrdom of Dr Abdul Ahad Guru, Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik on Thursday said that the Kashmiris are indebted to martyrs like Dr Abdul Ahad Guru who laid down their lives for freedom of Jammu Kashmir. In a statement issued here, Malik said that despite being highly […]