Iqbal’s verse written with blood at encounter site

Iqbal’s verse written with blood at encounter site

SHOPIAN: A photograph went viral on social media on Friday showing an Urdu verse of Allama Iqbal, written purportedly by Lateef Tiger with his blood, on the wall of the house he was killed in today. 
“Neither the booty of war, nor kingship, the only aim of the true believer is martyrdom”. This line is […]

Out of power Mehbooba apologises for ‘toffee’ remark

Out of power Mehbooba apologises for ‘toffee’ remark

Bijbehara: Claiming that her “toffee and milk” remarks, made during the 2016 uprising, were expressions of a “mother’s rage”, former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti neverthesless apologised for the remarks, here on Monday. She also maintained that her recent visits to militants’ families were made following invitations from the families, and were not for electoral gains. […]

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 […]

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