12th class toppers share their secrets of success, dreams

12th class toppers share their secrets of success, dreams

Junaid bazaz /Bilal habib SRINAGAR: A day after 12th class results were declared by the J&K Board of School Education, Kashmir Reader on Friday talked to the toppers in various streams to know their secrets of success and their future plans. Most of them seem to have relied upon consistent efforts to achieve the feat. […]

River bank collapses at Hajin; locals blame authorities, fear floods

River bank collapses at Hajin; locals blame authorities, fear floods

Owaiq Farooqi /Gowhar Maqbool   Hajin (Bandipora): A stretch of the Jhelum river bank at Hajin in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district collapsed on Friday. According to the locals, about half-a-kilometer stretch of the bank near Sheikh Mohalla, Hajin, collapsed suddenly in the morning, forcing the authorities to close the road and divert the traffic to […]

India trying to kill Geelani like Israel killed Yasir Arafat: Hurriyat (G)

India trying to kill Geelani like Israel killed Yasir Arafat: Hurriyat (G)

SRINAGAR: Asserting that the Indian government was “following in Israel’s footprints” to eliminate its Chairman, Syed Ali Geelani , the Hurriyat Conference (G) on Friday said the octogenarian leader’s continuous house detention was a prime reason for his ill health. “The Indian government exactly follows Israel, to eliminate Geelani Sahab, just like the Palestinian leader […]

Kashmir lawmaker booked for threatening BJP worker: police

Kashmir lawmaker booked for threatening BJP worker: police

Srinagar: Police on Friday booked Er Rashid for “criminal intimidation” and “wrongful restraint”, a day after he allegedly threatened to handover a BJP worker to Lashker-e-Toiba during a protest in Pulwama town. Kashmir inspector general of police Javaid Mujtaba Gillani said the police have registered an FIR (13/2016) under RPC sections of 341(wrongful restraint) and […]

Tributes paid to Pulwama civilian, militant

Tributes paid to Pulwama civilian, militant

SRINAGAR: The pro-freedom camp on Thursday paid tributes to Hizbul Mujahideen militant Shakir Ahmad and civilian Parvez Ahmad Guru who were killed in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district by government forces on Wednesday. Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) chairman, Shabir Ahmad Shah, said the killing of an innocent youth has made it clear that the forces have […]

Pakistan university attack condemned

Pakistan university attack condemned

SRINAGAR: The pro-freedom leaders on Thursday condemned the terror attack on Bacha Khan University at Peshawar, Pakistan. Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman, Syed Ali Geelani, said the attackers cannot be called humans. “No matter which local elements are involved in the terrorist activities in Pakistan, all this process is guarded and sponsored directly by India, America […]

‘Shambolic’ Narbal sports ground cries for govt attention

‘Shambolic’ Narbal sports ground cries for govt attention

Syed Rafiyah Bdgam: Narbal Sports Ground-once a home to myriad  sports activities- continues to be in shambles due to official apathy. Locals want the authorities to take up restoration of the ground so that aspiring sportspersons have a suitable place to practice for sport. Mostly a venue for cricket and football, the ground hosts major […]

‘Shut up or else you will be handed over to Lashkar-e-Toiba’

Reader Correspondent Srinagar: Kashmir’s MLA Langate Engineer Rashid on Thursday threatened a BJP leader to shut up or else he would be handed over to Lashkar-e-Toiba, reports said. Rashid’s supporters alleged that their leader was heckled by a group of BJP workers for protesting against the killing of a youth during protests soon after a […]