Missing KU student found, had ‘gone into hiding’

Missing KU student found, had ‘gone into hiding’

Srinagar: Aqib Mushtaq, the missing LLB 3rd semester student of Kashmir University, was found by police at his rented accommodation in Habbak area of Srinagar on Friday and handed over to university authorities, police said. Aqib told Kashmir Reader that he went into hiding to escape two strangers he saw following him on Tuesday, after […]

Online Islamic radio promoter faces threat, files complaint with police

Online Islamic radio promoter faces threat, files complaint with police

SRINAGAR: The founder chairman of Islamic Fraternity and recently launched Radio Saut-ul-Islam, Mohammad Aamir on Friday alleged that he is being threatened to stop religious activities. Amir who also runs Islamic Global School in Rajbagh said that someone is trying to kill him and has been giving him threats for the last one year. He […]

‘For Kashmiris, Tihar has a jail within jail’

‘For Kashmiris, Tihar has a jail within jail’

SRINAGAR: Neighbours and relatives poured in to greet the Shah family at their home in Shuhama area of Ganderbal for the homecoming of their son, Mohammad Rafiq Shah, acquitted along with another Kashmiri after spending 12 years in Tihar jail in Delhi. “All I know is that I have suffered a lot,” Rafiq said while […]

Radio Kashmir employees fear news unit’s relocation to Delhi

Radio Kashmir employees fear news unit’s relocation to Delhi

SRINAGAR: The casual employees manning the news unit of Radio Kashmir Srinagar have alleged that they have not been paid their dues for last six months. Apart from three permanent employees the news unit is largely manned by around 100 casual assignees. The staffers who spoke to Kashmir Reader said that in the absence of […]

Is the proposed new site for Kashmir Haat safe?

Is the proposed new site for Kashmir Haat safe?

SRINAGAR: The government has readied a plan to close down the Kashmir Haat in Srinagar and set up a new one in Pampore, citing “too much security” as the reason why people are staying away from the handicraft market. But is the proposed new site any safer? Officials of the Handicraft department said that customers […]

Now doctor’s permission must for admission at SKIMS emergency

Now doctor’s permission must for admission at SKIMS emergency

SRINAGAR: The Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences Soura has come with a new order on Friday wherein patients visiting emergency ward have to seek permission from doctor on duty first whether they are eligible for admission into the emergency wards. On day first of its implementation, many patients who visited emergency ward told Kashmir Reader […]

KU students rally behind resistance movement

KU students rally behind resistance movement

SRINAGAR: The Kashmir University campus on Tuesday was filled with posters carrying anti-India and pro-freedom slogans as a large number of students took out a protest rally that marched all through the university campus. The rally began from the Islamic Studies department and culminated in the lawns of the central Iqbal Library where students raised […]

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