Kashmir: Militants offer gun salute in Kulgam

Kashmir: Militants offer gun salute in Kulgam

Kulgam: Amid pro-freedom slogans, a group of five militants appeared during the funeral of slain militant commander Fayaz Ahmad in Kulgam’s Qaimoh on Sunday. The militants fired volley of bullets in air as a mark of respect to their fallen comrade. Participation of militants in funeral has been reported in past as well but it […]

21 persons with eye injuries identified

21 persons with eye injuries identified

SRINAGAR: Divisional commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan on Saturday chaired a meeting of the committee constituted for identification or verification of injured persons during the 2016 unrest. Head Department of Ophthalmology SMHS Hospital, Joint medical superintendent SKIMS, assistant director department of health services Kashmir, SSP CID, SO to IGP Kashmir and other concerned attended the […]

Tharoor-led parliamentary panel visits Leh

Tharoor-led parliamentary panel visits Leh

Srinagar: The Parliamentary Committee on External Affairs, headed by Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, visited Leh where army officials briefed them about the security situation in the region. “The committee, comprising five Members of Parliament under the chairmanship of Shashi Tharoor visited Fire and Fury Corps, Leh on a study tour,” a defence spokesman said here […]

BJP’s team will discuss Mehbooba’s proposal: Amit Shah

BJP’s team will discuss Mehbooba’s proposal: Amit Shah

Kolkata: BJP president Amit Shah on Wednesday said his party would deliberate upon Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti’s proposal for counselling of youths in the state. “Mehbooba ji has given a press statement. Our party’s team which deals with our policies on Kashmir will sit together and discuss the issue,” Shah said during […]

In jail since August, 76-year-old gets third PSA

In jail since August, 76-year-old gets third PSA

Sopore: A third PSA case has been slapped on 76-year-old Haji Sheikh Mohammad Yousuf, who was granted bail twice in all the cases filed against him by Sopore Police, first in November and then in March this year. Arrested during the civil uprising last year on August 8, Yousuf, a resident of Iqbal Nagar in […]

2016 uprising impacted education, students favour agitation, says report

2016 uprising impacted education, students favour agitation, says report

SRINAGAR: A research carried out by Chinar International- a non-governmental organization (NGO) working in the field of education- has found that a large number of students support the strikes as a form of protest. The report titled “Education and Unrest in Kashmir- A way forward” was released by Irfan Shahmiri, Global Executive Director of Chinar […]