Government blind to the situation: school students

Government blind to the situation: school students

SRINAGAR: Students’ protests against the conducting of examinations at this juncture of the freedom movement are drawing support from students throughout the Valley. On Saturday, students protested at the Press Enclave in Srinagar near the Lal Chowk, accusing the state education ministry of being “blind to the situation.” Several groups of students including a separate […]

Postpone examinations: Sopore students

Postpone examinations: Sopore students

Baramulla: School students on Saturday marched in protest in Sopore against the government decision to hold Board exams in November. Reports said that hundreds of students from classes 8 to 12 studying in schools of Sopore town and adjourning areas assembled in front of the government higher secondary school at Sopore. They held placards and […]

SMHS doctors say many injured in eye by pellets will regain useful vision

SMHS doctors say many injured in eye by pellets will regain useful vision

SRINAGAR: Ophthalmologists at SMHS hospital in Srinagar have said that patients with pellet injuries in eye will not be able to regain eyesight completely, but due to the hard work of doctors many of them have regained useful vision. The doctors said that many patients who had gone outside the state for treatment at hospitals […]

I helped many stone-throwers in past, not this time: Asiea Naqash

I helped many stone-throwers in past, not this time: Asiea Naqash

SRINAGAR: People’s Democratic Party (PDP) legislator and Minister of State for Housing & Urban Development Social Welfare, Health & Medical Education, Asiea Naqash told Kashmir Raeder that in the 2010 anti-India uprising she herself went to police stations and secured the release of many stone-fighters. Naqash said that stone-fighters used to appeal to her to […]

A home ruined by one act of rebellion

A home ruined by one act of rebellion

NADIHAL, BARAMULLA: Seventy kilometres from Srinagar city, Nadihal village in north Kashmir looks irresistible to eyes with its beautiful sun-soaked mountains and golden rice fields. This charm, however, is overshadowed by the presence of hundreds of soldiers alongside its border. The people of Nadihal have alleged that these soldiers have killed a number of the […]

Military aggression ploy to divert attention from Kashmir: Hurriyat (M)

Military aggression ploy to divert attention from Kashmir: Hurriyat (M)

Srinagar: The Hurriyat (M) on Saturday condemned the Indian military aggression on Line of Control, terming it as a ploy to divert international attention from atrocities perpetrated by the Indian state against the people of Kashmir. The Hurriyat (M) spokesman stated that the unprovoked firing on the LOC has only worsened the situation in Kashmir. […]

More JKLF leaders arrested under PSA

More JKLF leaders arrested under PSA

Srinagar: The Jammu Kashmir liberation Front (JKLF) on Saturday “strongly condemned the ongoing spree of arrests and booking of political activists under black law PSA.” Terming the spree of arrests, nocturnal raids, and hooliganism by Indian forces as clear sign of frustration and undemocratic attitude of the PDP-BJP coalition, JKLF in its statement issued from […]

Not in favour of war: Zulfkar

Not in favour of war: Zulfkar

RAJOURI: Minister for Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Choudhary Zulfkar Ali on Saturday called for peace on borders. He said the state government was committed to support efforts to defuse tension on the borders. The minister was speaking at public gatherings after laying foundation stones of Girl Hostels at Nagrota and Peeri. Being constructed […]

Northern Army commander briefs Guv on security situation

Northern Army commander briefs Guv on security situation

Srinagar: After briefing the army chief in Udhampur on the security situation along the northern borders, Lt Gen DS Hooda, the Northern Army Commander, met Governor NN Vohra on Saturday. Accompanied by Chinar Corps Commander Lt Gen Satish Dua, Lt Gen Hooda apprised Governor Vohra of the security situation and the preparedness of the Army. […]