Pak journalists observe ‘black day’, seek resolution of Kashmir issue

Pak journalists observe ‘black day’, seek resolution of Kashmir issue

ISLAMABAD: To mark the Republic Day of India as “black day”, the Pakistani journalists organised a protest demonstration here outside the National Press Club (NPC) to condemn the continued “gross human rights violations” committed by Indian forces in Kashmir. The protest demonstration was among others attended by journalists, AJK resistance camp and civil society from […]

The Day of ‘pain and torture’ for Kashmiris, says UJC

SRINAGAR: United Jihad Council (UJC), an amalgam of various Kashmiri militant outfits, on Friday said the “so-called” Republic Day of India is a day of “pain and torture” for the people of Kashmir. It urged the world community to pressurise India to stop “committing worst kind of human rights violations” in the garb of being […]

India celebrates 69th R-Day in presence of ASEAN leaders

India celebrates 69th R-Day in presence of ASEAN leaders

NEW DELHI: India today celebrated its 69th Republic Day with a grand display of the country’s military might and rich cultural diversity in the presence of leaders from all the ASEAN nations, in a historic first and unprecedented strategic outreach to the powerful bloc. This is for the first time that leaders from 10 countries […]

Pakistan’s proxy war affects JK’s growth: Governor

Pakistan’s proxy war affects JK’s growth: Governor

‘Shutdowns trigger disturbances and economic losses’ Jammu: Calling to put an end to “hartals” (strikes), Jammu and Kashmir governor, NN Vohra, on Thursday said that the last year was marked by Pakistan’s sustained attempts to infiltrate the largest “possible number of terrorists into the Valley”. Due to Pakistan’s continuing proxy war and its unceasing campaigns […]

Mehbooba iterates dialogue only way to end violence

Mehbooba iterates dialogue only way to end violence

Lists govt’s achievements in R-day message Jammu: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday hoped that people from all shades of opinion in the state would join the ongoing dialogue process. Mufti said that she had been pleading for the initiation of dialogue in the state and expressed happiness that “centre, agreeing to her suggestion, appointed […]

Frisking, vehicle checks go into top gear for Jan 26

Frisking, vehicle checks go into top gear for Jan 26

KR reporters spent day on Srinagar roads to see how barricades, huge troop movement affects Kashmiris on R-Day Junaid Manzoor/Kaiser Majeed Srinagar: It is 11 am, and scores of policemen, army and paramilitary forces are patrolling the Srinagar-Pantha Chowk highway. The road wears a deserted look as barricades and mobile bunkers established in the middle […]

Bakshi Stadium localities spared security measures this time, residents gleeful

Bakshi Stadium localities spared security measures this time, residents gleeful

Srinagar: For the first time in three decades of heavily armed insurgency and intermittent uprisings, a huge population living around Bakshi Stadium, the Valley’s customary venue for all kinds of government celebrations, has drawn a sigh of relief this Republic Day. This time there were no friskings, no door-to-door searches, nor did youngsters have to […]

Mobile internet suspended

Mobile internet suspended

Srinagar: A day ahead of the Republic Day, authorities on Thursday snapped the mobile internet services in Kashmir. The internet services on mobile phones and data cards were suspended this evening as part of the security drill of the Republic Day. Although, it’s a normal practice in Kashmir to suspend the internet services on the […]

Children becoming political scapegoats for R-Day functions

Children becoming political scapegoats for R-Day functions

School admins caught between govt and militant diktats Anantnag: The students and school administrations, here in South Kashmir, have been caught between the devil and the deep sea with diktats from government and the militants-the former ordering presence at Republic Day functions and the latter warning against such an action. While the government is trying […]