Daily life adjusts to new cycle of curfew

Daily life adjusts to new cycle of curfew

SRINAGAR: Thursday was the 20th day of the anti-India uprising that began after Burhan Wani’s killing. In these 20 days, life has acquired a new routine in the Kashmir Valley. This change is the most pronounced in the south Kashmir districts and in the downtown areas of Srinagar. All essentials — rice, grocery, medicine, bread […]

‘Paid stone-thrower’ in news channel video nails the lie

‘Paid stone-thrower’ in news channel video nails the lie

Srinagar: A youth whose video India Today news channel broadcast claiming that he was a stone-thrower paid by Syed Ali Geelani has come forward to contest the claims. Bilal Ahmad Dar of Srinagar’s Noorbagh said that CRPF troopers shot his video in 2008 at Chattabal in their custody. “I was riding my bike when the […]

Doctors protest against killings

Doctors protest against killings

Srinagar: A group of senior and junior doctors held a demonstration on Thursday outside the SKIMS hospital to protest the use of force and lethal weapons by government forces on unarmed protesters. A number of doctors assembled at the SKIMS auditorium and marched towards the hospital main gate holding banners in their hands. The protest […]

‘Kashmir unfinished agenda of UN, people of PaK enjoying full freedom’

‘Kashmir unfinished agenda of UN, people of PaK enjoying full freedom’

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday said that the people of Pakistan-administered Kashmir (PaK) were “lucky as they enjoy full freedom.” Sharif made the remarks here while talking to newly elected lawmakers of PaK, most of them from his party, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), which won majority seats in the July 21 elections […]

Stop exporting ‘terror’ to J&K, India tells Pakistan

Stop exporting ‘terror’ to J&K, India tells Pakistan

New Delhi: Amid the continuing unrest in Kashmir, India on Wednesday asked Pakistan to stop cross border ‘terror activities’ and asserted it will take all necessary steps to safeguard “national security” and “territorial integrity”. The government told Parliament that ‘terrorism’ emanating from territories under Pakistan’s control remained India’s “core concern” and that the Pathankot attack […]

India denies visas to Pakistani medical mission for Kashmir

India denies visas to Pakistani medical mission for Kashmir

LAHORE: The Indian High Commission in Islamabad has refused visas to a Pakistani medical mission wishing to visit the Kashmir for treating the victims of recent violence. Thirty visa applicants, including senior doctors and paramedics, were not allowed entry into the commission’s building, mission coordinator Dr Nasir Hamdani told the media in Islamabad. He said […]