SKIMS students protest Kathua rape and murder

SKIMS students protest Kathua rape and murder

Junaid Manzoor Srinagar: The students of SKIMS Medical College Bemina staged a protest inside the college premises against the brutal rape and murder of minor Gujjar gril in Kathua. Raising slogans for justice, the students demanded stern punishment to the men involved in the ghastly act and strongly denounced “those who are trying to shield […]

Contingent paid workers of edu dept demand wage hike

Contingent paid workers of edu dept demand wage hike

ARIF RASHID SRINAGAR: Contingent paid Workers (CPWS) of the education department from all the districts of Kashmir held a protest demonstration on Saturday and demanded an increase in their wages. The protesters first assembled here in press enclave here, later on, they protested in the premises of Directorate of Education and raised slogans in favour […]

Natipora residents dissatisfied with progress of upcoming stadium

Natipora residents dissatisfied with progress of upcoming stadium

JUNAID MANZOOR SRINAGAR: The upgradation of a sports stadium in uptown Natipora area of Srinagar is being carried out at snail’s pace, with locals alleging that substandard soil has been used to level the field. The Hari Nambal sports field, according to locals, was to be developed and leveled using superior quality earth, but the […]

Ganderbal villagers rue lack of public transport

Ganderbal villagers rue lack of public transport

Suria Hamid Ganderbal: Commuters in Wakura village of Ganderbal are complaining about the lack of public transport in the area. Residents said that they have to wait for hours to board a bus to reach their destination. Basit Ali, a student of 12th class told Kashmir reader that he is facing tough time daily to […]

Kupwara residents demand action against JK bank official

Kupwara residents demand action against JK bank official

ARIF RASHID SRINAGAR: Residents of Harai village of Kupwara on Friday staged a protest demonstration here in press enclave Srinagar against the branch Manager of Jammu and Kashmir bank of Harai. Scores of protesters assembled here in press enclave and shouted the slogans against the Branch Manager. Abdul Majeed Mir, one of the protesters from […]

Impunity for HR abuses persists in JK: AI

Impunity for HR abuses persists in JK: AI

SRINAGAR: Impunity for human rights abuses persists in Jammu and Kashmir, with government forces continuing to use inherently inaccurate pellet-firing shotguns during protests, and authorities frequently shutting down internet services, the annual report (2017-18) of Amnesty International released on Thursday said. The report said that in April 2017, eight people were killed by government forces, […]

2 CASOs in Srinagar

2 CASOs in Srinagar

Srinagar: Two cordon and search operations (CASOs) were carried out by government forces in Srinagar city on Tuesday. Police and paramilitary CRPF laid a cordon in Gulberg Colony in Buchpora, following “inputs about the presence of some militants in the area.” “We laid the cordon and conducted search operations in the area,” Superintendent of Police […]

Iron dealers encroach footpath at Bijbehara, pedestrians aghast

Iron dealers encroach footpath at Bijbehara, pedestrians aghast

Wasfi Amin Bijbehara: The residents of Iqbal Mohalla in Bijbehara town have expressed resentment over the occupation of pavement on the highway by local iron dealers. The residents said the iron dealers have occupied the path for the past many years, much to the annoyance of pedestrians. They said the dealers unloaded trucks of iron […]

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