Valley shuts on JRL call, situation in Pattan peaceful

Valley shuts on JRL call, situation in Pattan peaceful

SRINAGAR: Markets, business establishments and public transport closed down across Kashmir valley on Friday on the call of the Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) of Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik. The trio had called for the shutdown to protest against civilian killings in the holy month of Ramadan. The government had already […]

Pulwama mourns killing of ‘humblest, most pious soul’

Pulwama mourns killing of ‘humblest, most pious soul’

Pulwama: 25-year-old Rayees Ahmad Dar led prayers at the local mosque in Dalipora Pulwama and taught children Quran in the evenings. “He was the son every parent would be proud of,” said a neighbour. “It is heart-wrenching that he has been snatched from his parents.” Rayees was killed during Thursday’s gunfight in which three militants […]

Army searching woods near Lolab valley after brief encounter

Army searching woods near Lolab valley after brief encounter

Kupwara: A search operation was launched by government forces on Thursday in forested Kandi area of frontier district Kupwara following a gunfight between militants and army. Official sources said that the search operation was launched by army’s 47 RR and 28 RR in Kandi area that is adjacent to the Lolab valley. They said that […]

JRL calls for shutdown today

JRL calls for shutdown today

SRINAGAR: The joint resistance leadership (JRL) has called for complete shutdown on Friday against the “gruesome” killing of civilians – Arshad Ahmad Dar (Pattan), Raiees Ahmad Dar (Pulwama) and Nayeem Ahmad Shah (Bhaderwah) – by government forces and cow vigilantes in the holy month of Ramadan. JRL also appealed people especially youth to maintain peace […]

Youth injured at Pattan during anti-rape protests dies at SKIMS

Youth injured at Pattan during anti-rape protests dies at SKIMS

Baramulla: A youth from Pattan area of Baramulla district who was injured in the head by pellets during clashes with government forces on Monday, when hundreds of people blocked the national highway and other roads to protest against the rape of a little girl in Sumbal Bandipora, succumbed to his injuries on Wednesday evening at […]

KU postpones PG entrance test scheduled for today

KU postpones PG entrance test scheduled for today

Srinagar: The University of Kashmir has informed that the Entrance Test of various PG programs scheduled to be held on 17-05-2019 (Friday) has been postponed and will now be held on May 23, 2019. The time and venue shall remain unchanged.

Bar condemns, supports JRL shutdown call

Srinagar: J&K High Court Bar Association, Srinagar on Thursday condemned the civilian killings in Pulwama and Pattan and demanded that the international community and other human rights organizations should take notice and prevent India from violating the basic and inalienable human rights of the people of Kashmir. The statement said: In a General Body Meeting […]

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