JULY 9, 2016: The Day I Covered the Most Historic Funeral of My Life

JULY 9, 2016: The Day I Covered the Most Historic Funeral of My Life

Bilal Kuchay It was July 8, 2016, the last day of my two-week holiday which I had come to spend with my family in Kashmir. It was also the first Friday after Eid-ul-Fitr, and I went to offer afternoon prayers at Darul Uloom, Noor-Ul-Islam, Tral. As I was left the mosque after prayers, my eyes […]

After India’s protest, UK withdraws permission to Burhan Wani rally

After India’s protest, UK withdraws permission to Burhan Wani rally

London: Birmingham city council on Wednesday withdrew its permission for a planned rally to mark “Burhan Wani Day” on Saturday after India lodged a protest with the UK government against the “glorification of terrorists”. The rally was being planned by UK-based Kashmiri groups to mark the first death anniversary of the commander of the Hizbul […]

July 8, 2016: As I Remember It

July 8, 2016: As I Remember It

Syed Suhail Yaqoob   It was just another day. Same stars and same night, no changes we recorded on the carpet of sky. However breeze was in the  air, some calmness prevailed and the music of gushing water reached down in the depths of rooms and souls.I t seems just another day except these few […]

On Burhan’s death anniversary, resistance camp issues protest programme

On Burhan’s death anniversary, resistance camp issues protest programme

SRINAGAR: The Joint resistance leadership on Tuesday called for week-long protests from July 7 to 13 to commemorate the first anniversary of Burhan Wani and his two associates and the martyrs of July 13, 1931. In a statement, the leadership comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, and Muhammad Yasin Malik appealed people to follow […]

Home Ministry says prepared to handle situation in Kashmir

Home Ministry says prepared to handle situation in Kashmir

New Delhi: Ahead of the first anniversary of the killing of Burhan Wani, the home ministry has said it was prepared to handle any security challenges in Jammu and Kashmir. Official sources said the Centre has already sent over 20,500 central paramilitary personnel to the state in the wake of Wani’s first death anniversary and […]

Follow Hurriyat’s protest programmes on Burhan anniversary: UJC

Follow Hurriyat’s protest programmes on Burhan anniversary: UJC

Srinagar: United Jehad Council has appealed the people to follow the protest programmes of the Hurriyat leadership, while saying that the programmes issued by it on Burhan Wani anniversary will be observed and restricted to its Base camp only. In an emailed statement to KNS, UJC spokesman said: “UJC has full confidence on the joint […]

KU announces summer vacations from July 7 to 16

KU announces summer vacations from July 7 to 16

Srinagar: The Kashmir University on Sunday announced summer break from July 7. The summer vacations shall continue up to July 16. University authorities issued a notification saying that the Teaching Departments and PG Centres of the University shall observe summer vacations from July 7 to 16. Authorities earlier have already announced summer vacation for Schools […]