Valley shuts on Burhan Wani’s anniversary

Valley shuts on Burhan Wani’s anniversary

Nobody allowed to meet Wani family in Tral till 2pm SRINAGAR: All parts of Kashmir Valley and Muslim-majority areas in Jammu observed a shutdown on Sunday to mark the second death anniversary of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani, whose killing two years ago sparked a massive public uprising in Kashmir. The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) […]

Rally organised in Pakistan

Rally organised in Pakistan

PaK PM urges int’l community to break silence Islamabad: “India has been committing the human rights violations in Kashmir and international community should break its silence on these injustices,” said the Prime Minister Pakistan-administered Kashmir (PaK) Raja Farooq Haider while addressing a rally at D-Chowk in Islamabad on Sunday. A huge rally was taken out […]

13 year old Andleeb was killed trying to save Shakir

13 year old Andleeb was killed trying to save Shakir

Anantnag: As sloganeering and stone pelting reverberated in Havoora village of Kulgam district on Saturday following alleged vandalism by army, Ali Muhammad Mokdam locked his family, wife and three daughters, inside his house. As the family keenly listened to whatever was happening outside, the slogans of defiance soon fell silent as army guns roared. The […]

Voice of Kashmiris remains unheard: National Front

Voice of Kashmiris remains unheard: National Front

SRINAGAR: Expressing grief and shock over the killing of three civilians in government forces’ firing in Redwani, Hawoora village of south Kashmir’s Kulgam on Saturday, Jammu Kashmir National Front has said that forces have been given licence to kill the innocent and unarmed Kashmiri people. “Irony is that not a single authority from Srinagar to […]

‘Peace in region elusive without resolution of Kashmir’

‘Peace in region elusive without resolution of Kashmir’

SRINAGAR: Pakistan’s Minister for Kashmir Affairs, Roshan Khursheed Bharocha has said the dream of peace and prosperity in the region will remain elusive without resolving the Kashmir dispute. She expressed these views in an exclusive interview with Radio Pakistan on the eve of second anniversary of slain Kashmiri militant commander Burhan Muzaffar Wani, which was […]

Traffic suspended on Jammu-Srinagar highway

Traffic suspended on Jammu-Srinagar highway

Banihal/Jammu: Thousands of people including Amarnath pilgrims were left stranded on Sunday as authorities’ suspended traffic on Jammu-Srinagar national highway and Mughal road connecting Kashmir with rest of the country. Director General of Police S P Vaid had yesterday announced suspension of the ongoing Amarnath yatra for the day today in view of the strike […]

Army opens fire on civilians, 13-yr-old girl among three killed

Army opens fire on civilians, 13-yr-old girl among three killed

Locals say that army soldiers were vandalising, beating up people when some youths began hurling stones Kulgam: A girl who studied in Class 7, a boy who was preparing to re-appear in Class 12 exams, and a young man who worked as a labourer were killed after army soldiers opened fire on civilians in Havoora […]

Observe black day today: JRL

Observe black day today: JRL

SRINAGAR: Condemning the killing of three civilian youth including a teenage girl in government forces’ firing in Kulgam on Saturday, the joint resistance leadership (JRL) has urged people to observe ‘black day’ today against the “brute” killings. The JRL comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik while reiterating the call for […]

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 […]

8th July: The Day that is Etched in the Memory of Kashmiris

8th July: The Day that is Etched in the Memory of Kashmiris

Rameez Bhat Before discussing the role of Burhan Wani in Jammu and Kashmir’s history, it would be prudent to furnish a brief outline over the nature of Jammu & Kashmir. The region is well-nigh a mountainous region and the geo-political position of the state is at variance with the other regions of the subcontinent. It […]

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