Martyrs’ Day: Jamia locked, Mirwaiz detained

Martyrs’ Day: Jamia locked, Mirwaiz detained

Srinagar: Government authorities imposed restrictions and detained resistance leaders while the people of Kashmir observed a complete shutdown to mark Martyrs’ Day, the date when 22 Kashmiri Muslims were killed by forces of the Hindu Dogra ruler of Jammu and Kashmir in 1931. Strict restrictions on public movement were imposed across Kashmir and particularly around […]

Mehbooba warns Delhi of militancy, Omar mocks her hypocrisy

Mehbooba warns Delhi of militancy, Omar mocks her hypocrisy

Srinagar: Former chief minister and PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Friday warned that any attempts by “New Delhi” to “break PDP” will create “more Salahuddins and Yasin Maliks” in Kashmir, a reference to the manipulation of state elections in 1987 that led Syed Salahuddin and Yasin Malik, among many others, to turn to militancy. Talking […]

Kashmir grooves to Coke Studio’s ‘Ha Gulo’

Kashmir grooves to Coke Studio’s ‘Ha Gulo’

Srinagar: Coke Studio Pakistan on Wednesday released the much-awaited Kashmiri song “Ha Gulo Tohi Ma Sa Wuchwan Yaar Meon”, penned by noted Kashmiri poet Ghulam Ahmad Mehjoor and sung by Muzaffarabad-based Anantnag native Altaf Mir. Mir, associated with Radio Pakistan, leads the Kashmiri band “Qasamir”. In the Coke Studio recording of the song, Ghulam Muhammad […]

Coke Studio Pakistan to feature Kashmiri-language song

Coke Studio Pakistan to feature Kashmiri-language song

Srinagar: Pakistan’s famous Coke Studio is all set to feature a song in Kashmiri language. The song, “Ha Gulo Tohi Ma Sa Wuchwan Yaar Meon”, written by Kashmir’s famous poet, the late Ghulam Ahmad Mehjoor, will be performed by Muzaffarabad-based Kashmiri artiste Muhammad Altaf Mir. Mir has been associated with Radio Pakistan for the past […]

Curfew in Tral, restrictions in Srinagar today

Curfew in Tral, restrictions in Srinagar today

Srinagar: The district authorities on Saturday imposed a two-day curfew in Tral, the hometown of slain Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani, ahead of his second death anniversary. The announcement of curfew was made by the police in the morning. Police said the curfew will remain in effect till late Sunday evening. “No one should come […]

Mirwaiz, Malik detained, Jamia locked

Mirwaiz, Malik detained, Jamia locked

Srinagar: The government on Friday detained the top resistance leadership as well as activists of all the major resistance organisations either in their house or in police stations. While Syed Ali Geelani continues to remain under house detention since 2010, his aide and Tehreek-e-Hurriyat chairperson Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai also continues to be under house detention […]

KU stabbing case: Inquiry committee recommends rustication of nine students

KU stabbing case: Inquiry committee recommends rustication of nine students

Srinagar: The inquiry committee constituted by the University of Kashmir to probe the stabbing incident that took place on April 27 in the university campus has recommended rustication of nine accused students and fine against three others. A brawl between two groups of 6th semester and 8th semester law students had turned ugly. On April […]

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