Restrictions lifted ‘in toto’ on NH from May 27

Restrictions lifted ‘in toto’ on NH from May 27

SRINAGAR: “Following a review of the security situation in the state and of the requirement of security forces’ convoys, the Governor has decided to lift the remaining restrictions on civilian movement on the National Highway (NH-44) connecting Jammu to Srinagar with effect from Monday, 27.5.2019,” said a press release issued by the J&K Government’s information […]

Sehrai hails UN for seeking details on Kashmir killings

Sehrai hails UN for seeking details on Kashmir killings

Srinagar: Tehreek-e-Hurriyat (TeH) chairman Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai on Tuesday hailed the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for seeking details from India on Kashmir killings since 1990. He also slammed the government of India for calling it “a closed chapter”. In a statement, Sehrai also hailed the Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP) and […]

KCCI concerned over lease of Zakura land to paramilitary

KCCI concerned over lease of Zakura land to paramilitary

Srinagar: The Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) has expressed concern at the decision of the Governor’s Administration to lease out 60 kanals of industrial land to the government forces, and noted that, if needed, it would approach the High Court in this regard. A spokesperson of the KCCI stated that the business community […]

PVWT demands ban on use of pellet guns in Kashmir

PVWT demands ban on use of pellet guns in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Pellet Victims Welfare Trust (PVWT) on Monday held a peaceful protest demonstration in Srinagar demanding ban on the use of pellet guns in Kashmir. Scores of pellets victims from various districts of the valley assembled in press enclave here holding placards which read “Pellet Gun Lethal Weapon”, “Ban on pellet gun”, “Stop use of […]

NC leader slams Modi for creating ‘humanitarian crisis’ in Kashmir

NC leader slams Modi for creating ‘humanitarian crisis’ in Kashmir

Srinagar: The National Conference leader Sheikh Mustufa Kamal on Friday slammed Narendra Modi for creating a “humanitarian crisis” in Kashmir by banning civilian traffic on national highway. “During its stint in power, the BJP has only amplified the hate against minorities particularly Muslims. This is not the idea of India which was visualized by the […]

NC leader bats for regional autonomy in JK

NC leader bats for regional autonomy in JK

Jammu: National Conference provincial president Devender Singh Rana Sunday said the regional autonomy to the three regions under the overall superintendence of the state government is the only way forward in Jammu and Kashmir. He said the move is necessary to assuage the political aspirations of the people and address to the political dimensions of […]

Transporters call shutdown in south Kmr on Tuesday against toll tax

Transporters call shutdown in south Kmr on Tuesday against toll tax

SRINAGAR: South Kashmir Transporters Association has called for a complete shutdown on Tuesday (May 14) against levying of toll tax by National Highways Authority of India on the Srinagar-Jammu highway. The toll is being collected by NHAI at toll post Kachkoot Sangam in Bijbhara area of Anantnag district. Bilal Ahmad Dar, President Sumo and Temp […]

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