Court rejects bail in murder case

Court rejects bail in murder case

SRINAGAR: A court in Srinagar on Thursday rejected the bail application of an accused Irfan Bhat who allegedly stabbed Sakina Khan, a school teacher, at Hyderpora in 2008. Principal district and sessions judge, Rashid Ali Dar, while hearing the arguments from the defense counsel stated that the case is at its final stage and judgement […]

Students clash with forces in Shopian

Students clash with forces in Shopian

Shopian: Clashes erupted in Shopian after students threw stones on deputy commissioner’s residence near the Government Boys Higher Secondary School here. Earlier in the day, students tried to enforce a shutdown against the killing of militants in Kakpora where an encounter had taken place early in the morning. As government forces were deployed the take […]

Polytechnic students demand relaxation in syllabus

Polytechnic students demand relaxation in syllabus

SRINAGAR: Students from government and private polytechnic colleges staged a protest here Thursday, demanding relaxation in syllabus for their 6th semester examination. The students said that the Board of Technical Education has scheduled 6thsemester examinations from July 29, while the students have not completed “30 percent of the syllabus”. “We have started classes just few […]

DGP greets people on Shab-e-Qadr, Jumma-tul-Vida

DGP greets people on Shab-e-Qadr, Jumma-tul-Vida

Srinagar: The Director General of Police Dr. S.P Vaid has greeted the people of the state on the auspicious occasion of Shab-e-Qadr and Jumma-Tul-Vida. The DGP has prayed for the peace and prosperity of the state and hoped that these auspicious occasions will further strengthen the bonds among the people.  

Thousands visited militant’s home to pay homage

Thousands visited militant’s home to pay homage

Baramulla: Thousands of men and women from Pattan, Sangrama, and Hygam areas visited the home of Basit Ahmad Mir of Andergam Pattan, a Hizb-ul-Mujahideen militant killed by the government forces in Sopore on Wednesday. People poured into the neighbourhood in groups to pay rich tribute to the 20-year-old militant and visited the nearby graveyard to […]