Youth hit by pellets in Kakapora succumbs at SMHS

Youth hit by pellets in Kakapora succumbs at SMHS

PULWAMA: A youth was killed late Sunday evening after hit by pellets by government forces during clashes at Kakapora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. 24-year-old Owais Ahmad Dar, son of Mohammad Shafi, resident of Kakapora sustained pellet injuries in his chest. As per reports, youth attacked CRPF vehicles passing by the area and in […]

OIC ‘still hopes’ for access to Kashmir

OIC ‘still hopes’ for access to Kashmir

Jeddah: The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has asked government of India to allow rights bodies access to Jammu and Kashmir to verify the “reported human rights violations there”. Emphasizing that the issue of Jammu and Kashmir is one of the oldest unresolved international disputes pending on the agenda of the United Nations Security Council […]

JKLF chief questions int’l community’s ‘double standards’ on Kashmir

JKLF chief questions int’l community’s ‘double standards’ on Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Chairman Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Muhammad Yasin Malik on Friday questioned the “double standards and criminal silence” of the international community and champions of human rights, on Kashmir, saying, they are in “deep slumber”. “No one is raising voice on persecution (of Kashmiris) as (the) international community, for safeguarding its business interest(s) in […]

A tender dream: Vision snatched in 2016, teen wants to join med school

A tender dream: Vision snatched in 2016, teen wants to join med school

Churath, Qazigund: On 18 July 2016, an incident of unprovoked firing by the Indian Army’s 9 Rashtriya Rifles broke out at Churath village in Qazigund. Three persons were killed, two of them women. Seven others, most of them children, sustained bullet injuries. Among those injured in the gruesome incident was 18-year-old Junaid Wani, hit in […]

Geelani’s sons leave for Delhi to face NIA

Geelani’s sons leave for Delhi to face NIA

SRINAGAR: Nayeem Geelani and Naseem Geelani, sons of Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Geelani, have left for New Delhi to appear before NIA for questioning. Naeem Geelani, the elder son of Hurriyat chairman, had undergone cardiac surgery in 2009 and was admitted in Srinagar’s SKIMS hospital on Sunday after he complained of chest pains. Both […]

Pellets rob 16-year-old of vision in one eye

Pellets rob 16-year-old of vision in one eye

Sopore: Sixteen years old, Saqib Shakeel Bhat, is one of the latest victims of metal pellets shot at him by government forces, leaving him blind in one eye. Son of an impoverished driver from Mumkak Mohalla in this north Kashmir town, the boy has undergone two surgeries on his left eye at SMHS Hospital in […]

India calls OIC resolutions on JK misleading

India calls OIC resolutions on JK misleading

New Delhi: India today reacted strongly to the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) resolutions on Jammu and Kashmir during its foreign ministers’ meet recently, terming them as “misleading” and asked it to refrain from making such references. Rejecting “outrightly” all such references, the external affairs ministry said, “The OIC has no locus standi on India’s […]

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