Police, army brass meets in south Kashmir to tackle militancy threat

Police, army brass meets in south Kashmir to tackle militancy threat

Anantnag: Top police and army officers put their heads together, here in Kulgam district, on Tuesday to take stock of the security situation and think of ways for its “betterment”, amid a steep rise in the number of youth picking up arms in south Kashmir. The south Kashmir districts of Anantnag, Kulgam, Pulwama and Shopian […]

OIC envoys express solidarity with Kashmiris: Maleeha

OIC envoys express solidarity with Kashmiris: Maleeha

NEW YORK: Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the United Nations (UN) Maleeha Lodhi remarked on Tuesday the envoys of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) expressed solidarity with people of Kashmir (IoK). Speaking at a meeting organized at the UN headquarters by the Pakistani ambassador, Ladhi said the current state of human rights in Kashmir has […]

Court rejects bail of brothers accused in Rashid Billa killing

Court rejects bail of brothers accused in Rashid Billa killing

Bandipora: A court in Bandipora rejected bail to two brothers accused in the killing of a dreaded former counterinsurgent, Abdul Rashid Parray alias Rashid Billa. Principal District and Session Judge Bandipora rejected the bail despite the defence counsel plea that the custody of the accused has been transferred to a different FIR to avert the […]

Kupwara students protest Trehgam killing

KUPWARA: Scores of students from Government Degree College (GDC) Kupwara took out a protest demonstration on Tuesday against the killing of Trehgam youth, Khalid Ahmad Malik, by army last week. Shouting anti-India and pro-freedom slogans, the students tried to come out of the college but were stopped by the college management. Some students, however, managed […]

Normal life resumes in Trehgam

Normal life resumes in Trehgam

Kupwara: After four days of shutdown, clashes, protests and restrictions, normal life resumed in Trehgam, Kralpora and other areas of district Kupwara on Monday. Government offices and private business opened days, while transporters also resumed their services, four days after a local youth was shot dead by army. On Wednesday evening, a local youth Khalid […]

Malik detained after visiting bereaved families: JKLF

Malik detained after visiting bereaved families: JKLF

SRINAGAR: Police on Sunday detained the chairman of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Muhammad Yasin Malik while he was returning home from south Kashmir, party spokesperson said. In a statement, the spokesperson said Malik had gone to south Kashmir to expresses condolence with the bereaved families. “Yasin sahib along with vice chairman Mushtaq Ajmal and […]

IGP Pani visits Handwara, stresses on people friendly policing

IGP Pani visits Handwara, stresses on people friendly policing

Handwara: `IGP Kashmir Swayam Prakash Pani Sunday visited Handwara and held interaction with the officials and the Jawans at District Police Lines Handwara. DIG north Kashmir Sunil Gupta and SSP Handwara Ghulam Jeelani along with other officers of the District were also present. While addressing the gathering of officials and Jawans at DPL, IGP stressed […]

Shutdown continues in Trehgam against killing of youth

Shutdown continues in Trehgam against killing of youth

Baramulla: By the orders of the district magistrate, all educational institutions including colleges and private schools remained closed in Kupwara and Handwara, expect in Keran and Tangdar areas, on Saturday. Mobile internet services which were blocked by the authorities in the district soon after the killing of a local youth, Khalid Ahmad Malik, by the […]

Martyrs’ Day: Jamia locked, Mirwaiz detained

Martyrs’ Day: Jamia locked, Mirwaiz detained

Srinagar: Government authorities imposed restrictions and detained resistance leaders while the people of Kashmir observed a complete shutdown to mark Martyrs’ Day, the date when 22 Kashmiri Muslims were killed by forces of the Hindu Dogra ruler of Jammu and Kashmir in 1931. Strict restrictions on public movement were imposed across Kashmir and particularly around […]