Netizens decry internet shutdown

Netizens decry internet shutdown

SRINAGAR: Terming the state government’s decision as illogical and attack on freedom of speech, the netizens in the valley are upset and anguished over the internet ban that entered fifth day on Sunday. The government’s decision has frustrated the people especially businessmen, traders, telecom operators, students and journalists. Private Service providers like fuel stations, hotels, […]

No restrictions in Srinagar today

No restrictions in Srinagar today

SRINAGAR: Authorities on Sunday said there would be no restrictions in Srinagar city as the situation limped back to normal here. District magistrate Srinagar Farooq Ahmad Lone said there would be no restrictions in any area of Srinagar city on Sunday. However, as a precautionary measure, restrictions will continue in Handwara and Kupwara towns on […]

Photojournalists barred from covering protests at Habba Kadal

SRINAGAR: The police on Friday barred media persons including photojournalists from performing their professional duties in Habba Kadal area of old Srinagar, on the pretext that presence of media persons instigates protests. Kashmir Press Photographers Association (KPPA) members said that the station house officer (SHO) of Kralkhud police station and his cops did not allow […]

Kashmir University, BOSE postpone examinations

Kashmir University, BOSE postpone examinations

Srinagar: University of Kashmir and Jammu and Kashmir State Board of School Education (JKBOSE) have postponed all the examinations scheduled to be held on April 16, 2016, Saturday, in view of strike call against the killing of a teen in army firing earlier today. Fresh dates for the deferred examinations will be notified separately, said […]

JKPCC chief vacates govt accommodation in Srinagar

JKPCC chief vacates govt accommodation in Srinagar

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Congress chief Gulam Ahmed Mir on Thursday vacated the accommodation allotted to him during the previous PDP-BJP dispensation after a notice was issued to him by the Mehbooba Mufti goverment. “Mir has vacated the government accommodation allotted to him by the previous government of Mufti Mohmmad Sayeed, a day before the […]

JKLF (R) condemns Bita Karate’s arrest

JKLF (R) condemns Bita Karate’s arrest

SRINAGAR: Police on Wednesday night arrested JKLF (R) chairman Farooq Ahmad Dar alias Bita Karate from his Saderbal, Hazratbal residence, a party spokesman said. In a statement issued here, JKLF (R) patron, Barrister Abdul Majid Trambu condemned the arrest of Farooq Ahmad Dar and demanded his immediate release. He also lashed out at the state […]

Freedom Party condemns arrest of its workers

SRINAGAR: Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) on Thursday condemned the arrest of its senior member Sheikh Zameer and other party workers. In a statement issued here, a DFP spokesperson said government on one hand is “hell bent upon massacring the innocent civilians and on other side has started a crackdown on the resistance leaders”. He also […]