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 […]

Man arrested with over 24 kg poppy straw

Man arrested with over 24 kg poppy straw

JAMMU: A person was arrested and over 24 kg of poppy straw was recovered from his possession in this district of Jammu and Kashmir today, a police official said. During a surprise raid, a police team apprehended a car coming from Anantnag district towards Jammu near the Jawahar Tunnel area on the Jammu Srinagar National […]

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 […]

Pathankot attack has nothing to do with Indo-Pak dialogue, says Salahuddin

Pathankot attack has nothing to do with Indo-Pak dialogue, says Salahuddin

Srinagar: Hizb-ul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin while taking the responsibility termed the Pathankot attack as “a continuation of their activity, targeting Indian military installations”. In a intertview to the Pakistan based Urdu news portal, Wajood, he also criticised Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s “Kashmir policy”. The spokesperson of United Jihad Council, an amalgam of militant […]

GoI amends jail manual after Guru’s hanging

GoI amends jail manual after Guru’s hanging

NEW DELHI:  Government has come out with a new prison manual which will ensure death row convicts get a final meeting with family members before execution and legal aid at all stages even after rejection of mercy petitions. The new rules came three years after the government of India faced flak for not informing the […]

Pulwama Killing: Geelani calls for shutdown in district; pro-freedom camp, Bar infuriated

Pulwama Killing: Geelani calls for shutdown in district; pro-freedom camp, Bar infuriated

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman, Syed Ali Geelani, on Wednesday called for a shutdown in Pulwama district of south Kashmir against the killing of a civilian, even as the pro-freedom camp condemned the incident. In a statement issued here, Geelani said a complete shutdown shall be observed in Pulwama on Thursday against the killing. “The […]

‘Tehreek-e-Hurriyat leader booked under PSA’

‘Tehreek-e-Hurriyat leader booked under PSA’

SRINAGAR: Police has booked Tehreek-e-Hurriyat leader Mehraj-ud-din Rubanni under PSA and shifted him to Baramulla sub-jail, the party said on Wednesday. According to a statement issued here by Tehreek-e-Hurriyat, Rubbani was arrested by Parimpora police in Srinagar district court complex where he was to there to attend his case hearing. “Immediately after his arrest, he […]