Protests in PaK

Protests in PaK

Muzaffarabad: A rally to condemn United States’ decision designating Hizbul Mujahideen as a “terrorist organisation” was taken out in Muzaffarabad in Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK), on Thursday. “Hizbul Mujahideen is a not a terrorist organisation but stands for the sentiments and aspirations of Kashmiris and is the centre of their hopes,” read a banner carried […]

Pak seeks UNSG’s attention

Pak seeks UNSG’s attention

Islamabad: Pakistan’s new Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif on Thursday sought the UN Secretary General’s attention towards the alleged human rights abuses in Kashmir. Asif in a statement “strongly condemned the recent killings in Jammu and Kashmir as well as harassment of Hurriyat leadership”, the Foreign Office (FO) said. He also accused India of altering the […]

No cold-storage facility in Kashmir’s largest fruit market

No cold-storage facility in Kashmir’s largest fruit market

Sopore: The Sopore Mandi is Kashmir’s and India’s largest fruit market, and the second-largest in Asia, and is situated on the outskirts of Sopore town, known also as the apple town of Kashmir. It is presently encountering umpteen hardships and huge losses due to the absence of a cold-storage facility. Traders have been demanding such […]

Abid Rasheed is DC Srinagar

Abid Rasheed is DC Srinagar

Srinagar: The J&K government has posted Syed Abid Rasheed Shah as district commissioner Srinagar. He was serving in Anantnag. An order issued by general administration department (GAD) on Thursday said that Farooq Ahmad Lone, the outgoing DC, has been posted as Officer on Special Duty (OSD) in tourism department at civil secretariat. The government has […]

Div com declares no horn zones in City

Div com declares no horn zones in City

SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan on Thursday declared several areas in Srinagar City as ‘no-horn zones’ with immediate effect. The areas which have been declared as no horn zones are GB Panth Hospital Sonawar to Radio Kashmir Srinagar crossing, all hospitals and educational institutions coming within the limits of Srinagar Municipal Corporation and […]

Civilian injured on LoC: Police

Civilian injured on LoC: Police

RAJOURI: Police on Thursday evening said that a civilian was injured when Pakistan army allegedly fired from across the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir. The injured civilian was identified as Sushil Kumar son of Satpal of Sarya, Janghar, Nowshera. “The civilian got injured when he was hit by a […]

Army briefs governor on border situation

Army briefs governor on border situation

Srinagar: N N Vohra today visited the Army’s 14 Corps headquarters in Leh region of the state where and took stock of the situation along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China and the LoC with Pakistan. “Lt. Gen. P J S Pannu briefed the governor about the overall situation along the Line of […]

Lashkar commander Ayub Lelhari killed in Pulwama

Lashkar commander Ayub Lelhari killed in Pulwama

Pulwama: District commander of the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT), Ayub Lelhari, was killed Wednesday evening in an ambush laid by government forces, here in Banderpora area of Pulwama district. A policeman of the special operations group (SOG) was also injured in gunfire and is being treated at the Air Force base in Koil. Director General of Police […]

NIA returns to Valley, raids 12 new locations

NIA returns to Valley, raids 12 new locations

Srinagar: After grilling seven Hurriyat Conference leaders in New Delhi, a team of National Investigation Agency (NIA) returned to Srinagar and raided at least 12 new locations in Kashmir on Wednesday. The raids were conducted in Srinagar, Kupwara and Pulwama districts. They began in the morning. Sources said that a team of NIA sleuths raided […]

Bar protests

Bar protests

Srinagar: Alleging that the NIA raided the house of Advocate Mohammad Shafi Reshi to “torture, humiliate and pressurise him and to force him to give up his support to the freedom struggle”, the Kashmir Bar Association on Wednesday held protests against the fresh NIA raids at 12 locations in the valley. To show their solidarity […]