Hurriyat (M) pays tributes to slain LeT militant

Hurriyat (M) pays tributes to slain LeT militant

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (M) on Wednesday paid rich tributes to Anantnag slain militant Mushtaq Ahmad Haroo, who was killed in a gunfight with government forces in south Kashmir’s Kokernag area on Tuesday. “During the past seven decades of the ongoing resistance movement, people of Kashmir have given enormous sacrifices for the Kashmir cause and these […]

Pro-freedom camp thanks people for shutdown, pays tribute to slain militant

Pro-freedom camp thanks people for shutdown, pays tribute to slain militant

SRINAGAR: Pro-freedom leaders on Tuesday thanked people of Kashmir for observing a complete shutdown on January 26. Hurriyat Conference (G) general secretary and chairman Democratic Freedom Party (DFP), Shabir Ahmad Shah, said observing shutdown on such days “is crucial to make our voice reach the world forums”. “People boycotted India-sponsored functions. It signifies their deep-rooted […]

Police to suspend traffic violators’ driving license

Police to suspend traffic violators’ driving license

SRINAGAR: Traffic police on Sunday issued strict instructions for suspension of driving license of those who violate traffic rules for a minimum period of three months. The SSP Traffic, Maqsood-ul-Zaman informed the department has installed movable video cameras at different intersections to nab the violators of traffic rules that include red light jumping, excessive speed, […]

Observe Jan 26 as ‘Black Day’, Bar appeals people

Observe Jan 26 as ‘Black Day’, Bar appeals people

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association (JKHCBA) on Sunday appealed people to observe January 26 as ‘Black Day’ and termed it “justified” by Kashmiris. “JKHCBA feels the people of Jammu and Kashmir are fair and justified in observing the Republic Day of India on 26th of January as a ‘Black Day’,” a Bar […]

PDP ashamed after doing nothing for ten months: NC

PDP ashamed after doing nothing for ten months: NC

Srinagar: The National Conference (NC) on Sunday said the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) reluctance to form the government is nothing but “feeling of shame” and “NC’s vindication” that the government did “absolutely nothing” in the past 10 months. “The PDP is feeling the pulse of the people and are ashamed to form the government as […]

Electrocuted PDD employee succumbs at SKIMS

SRINAGAR: An employee of Power Development Department (PDD) who was electrocuted on January 17 succumbed to his injuries at SKIMS here on Sunday. Sameer Ahmad Raina son of Abdul Gani Raina resident of Warpow, Ganderbal who was electrocuted while repairing electric transmission line, succumbed to his injuries this morning at SKIMS Soura. A case stands […]

Anganwadi workers protest for salaries, regularisation

Anganwadi workers protest for salaries, regularisation

SRINAGAR: Anganwadi workers on Saturday staged a protest here to demand their pending salaries and regularisation of services. Under the banner of All Jammu and Kashmir Anganwadi workers and Helpers Union, a group of Anganwadi workers held a protest demonstration at Press Enclave here. They said they have not been paid salaries for the last […]

Unaccountable government forces going berserk, says Khan

Unaccountable government forces going berserk, says Khan

SRINAGAR: Chairman National Front, Nayeem Ahmad Khan, on Saturday said the government forces and their “local collaborators” have become habitual of killing innocent and unarmed Kashmiri youths, as “there is no one to make them accountable for such killings”. “India and its local collaborators want Kashmiri people bleed so that their sentiment of freedom becomes […]

Hurriyat (G) leaders pay homage to Commander Chopan

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat Conference (G) leaders on Saturday paid homage to Al-Fatah commander, Mohammad Yousuf Chopan, who, it said, was killed in forces’ custody in 2000. According to a statement issued here, the leaders, while offering special prayers for Chopan, vowed to protect sacrifices of martyrs “so that freedom is achieved”. They said the Kashmir dispute […]