Kashmiri students beaten in Haryana

Kashmiri students beaten in Haryana

Srinagar: A group of Kashmiri students was beaten up by their counterparts in Ganga Institute of Management and Technology in Haryana on Tuesday night. The students, who called Kashmir Reader to tell of the incident, said that a group of students from Bihar and other places thrashed them and hurled invectives while calling them “terrorists”. […]

Kashmiri student booked for sedition in Udaipur

Kashmiri student booked for sedition in Udaipur

Udaipur: A Kashmiri student who allegedly posted “anti-national” comments on Facebook after the Uri terror attack, has been booked on sedition charges. His comments had sparked protest by ABVP activists in the city on Tuesday, prompting the college administration to suspend him for seven days. “A case against the accused student Mudasir Rashid was registered […]

Students trained at community schools ready for exams

Students trained at community schools ready for exams

SRINAGAR: A few community schools started in old Srinagar as an alternative means of education–as all educational institutions have remained closed since the anti-India uprising erupted on July 9–have completed the syllabi and readied the students for the annual Class 10 and Class 12 examinations. On September 23, the state government announced it will conduct […]

In service of humanity, a life ends of a sudden

In service of humanity, a life ends of a sudden

ANANTNAG: On the evening of September 12 when some injured policemen and civilians were rushed to district hospital Anantnag, the officials in the hospital laboratory on night duty started phoning their colleague, Bilal Ahmad Dar, who had left the hospital at 4pm as usual. After getting no response to their repeated calls they gave up […]

Pak urges World Bank to stop India from making dams on Neelum, Chenab

Pak urges World Bank to stop India from making dams on Neelum, Chenab

New Delhi: Following its Tuesday meeting with the World Bank on the Indus Waters Treaty issue, Pakistan has urged the bank to prevent India from making illegal constructions on the Neelum and Chenab rivers, embassy officials said, the Pakistan daily Dawn reported on Wednesday. On Tuesday, Pakistan had approached The World Bank with senior officials […]

India will disintegrate when Kashmir is free: Pak minister

India will disintegrate when Kashmir is free: Pak minister

Islamabad: Pakistan’s defence minister said on Wednesday that its nuclear-armed rival India will “disintegrate” when Kashmir gains independence. Khawaja Muhammad Asif said that Pakistan will continue to extend moral support to the people of Kashmir. Asif said Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had tried to improve ties with India, but “we did not get a positive […]

HC notice to govt as Khurram challenges detention under PSA

HC notice to govt as Khurram challenges detention under PSA

SRINAGAR: The J&K high court on Monday issued notice calling for response within two weeks by state government on a petition challenging detention of noted human rights activist Khurram Pervez under Public Safety Act. A single bench of Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey also issued a notice to government and sought its response by October 7 […]

Pak condemns detention of Kashmiri right activist

Pak condemns detention of Kashmiri right activist

Islamabad: Pakistan today condemned the “illegal detention” of Kashmiri human rights activist Khurram Parvez by India and sought his immediate release. “Pakistan strongly condemns the continued illegal detention of well-known Kashmiri human rights activist, Khurram Parvez who was arrested on September 16,” the Foreign Office said in a statement here. It said that human rights […]