Kashmir core dispute: Pakistan

Kashmir core dispute: Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: A nine-member All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) delegation met Pakistan Foreign Affairs Adviser, Sartaj Aziz on Wednesday and briefed him about human rights situation in Jammu and Kashmir. Emphasizing that the indigenous movement of Kashmiri people had entered a crucial phase since the killing of Hizb commander Burhan Wani, the delegation said that the […]

My Gaza Strip

My Gaza Strip

Syed Suhail Yaqoob I have never been to Gaza. That patch of land where from thousands of deaths and all kinds of oppressive tactics, which shame humanity, have been used against the innocent and original inhabitants. To justify these oppressive tactics, religion is used, where Jews(not all), conform to the view that the land is […]

Desist from military adventurism, solve Kashmir: Mirwaiz on LoC flare up

Desist from military adventurism, solve Kashmir: Mirwaiz on LoC flare up

Srinagar: Expressing serious concern and anguish over the escalation in violence between India and Pakistan on the Line of Control, resulting in civilian and soldiers’ deaths on both sides besides hardships for people living near the line of control, Huriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Wednesday asked the leadership of both countries to desist from […]

Martyrs our real heroes: JKLF

Martyrs our real heroes: JKLF

SRINAGAR: “Martyrs are our real heroes and Kashmiri nation is indebted to these great souls,” said Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) leaders while visiting the bereaved families of slain militants Parvaiz Ahmad Mir of Pulwama and Mudasir Ahmad Hajam of Kokernag who were killed recently in a gunfight with government forces. As per a statement, […]

Bar Association demands probe in Naseer Butt’s killing

Bar Association demands probe in Naseer Butt’s killing

Srinagar: J&K High Court Bar Association Srinagar has condemned the killing of Naseer Ahmad Butt, a shopkeeper, by Indian troops at Nowgam, Anantnag on late Monday night, alongwith two other youth. Stating that the family of Naseer has stated that he was travelling in a vehicle when government forces opened fire and killed him, the […]

Elderly Bijbehara man succumbs to bullet injury

Elderly Bijbehara man succumbs to bullet injury

Srinagar: The 60-year-old meat vendor who was hit by a bullet when army soldiers fired at a crowd in Bijbehara town on Monday afternoon, succumbed to his injury at SKIMS hospital in Srinagar on Tuesday. Mohammad Abdullah Ganai of Hussainpora village in Arwini area of Bijbehara was injured after army soldiers opened fire at a […]

Bloody statistics of Kashmir in Parliament

Bloody statistics of Kashmir in Parliament

New Delhi: The number of civilians injured in 2016 in Jammu and Kashmir following the killing of militant leader Burhan Wani was almost eight times higher than in 2010, when there were widespread protests against army killings, the Lok Sabha was told on Tuesday. While 8,932 civilians were injured in 2016 against 1,047 in 2010, […]

Resistance leaders should disassociate with violence: Singh

Resistance leaders should disassociate with violence: Singh

SRINAGAR: Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh on Monday said that resistance leaders should dissociate themselves from the “ongoing violence” to create a conductive atmosphere for dialogue. Dialogue cannot he held at gunpoint, he said. “Talks cannot be held at gunpoint. Talks cannot happen by killing innocents, attacking pilgrims and police officers,” Singh said in an […]

India’s belligerent attitude threat to peace: Pakistan

India’s belligerent attitude threat to peace: Pakistan

Islamabad: Pakistan on Thursday accused India of committing 542 ceasefire violations so far in 2017 resulting in the death of 18 people and said the “belligerent attitude” of its neighbour is a threat to regional peace and security. Foreign Office spokesman Nafees Zakaria also said that Pakistan shares international community’s “growing concern over the deteriorating […]