KEG, KWJA aghast at NIA’s new definition of journalist

KEG, KWJA aghast at NIA’s new definition of journalist

SRINAGAR: The Kashmir Editors Guild (KEG) and the Kashmir Working Journalists Association (KWJA) on Tuesday strongly reacted to the new definition of a journalist detailed in the charge sheet filed by the National Investigation Agency against jailed Kashmir photojournalist Kamran Yousuf. “If the cops are supposed to define the roles and responsibilities of the journalists, […]

Clashes erupt during search operation in Kakpora

Clashes erupt during search operation in Kakpora

PULWAMA: Clashes erupted between local residents and government forces at Kakpora village in south Kashmir’s Pulwama after government forces launched a cordon and search operation at Narbal villages of Kakpora on Tuesday evening. SSP Pulwama Mohammed Aslam Chaudhary said that search operation was launched by forces after received inputs about presence of militants in Narbal […]

‘Result of heavy militarisation’

SRINAGAR: Terming the killing of a 65-year-old person Syed Habibullah of Soibug, Budgam at the hands of Indian Air Force personnel as the result of “brutal occupation”, Jammu Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party (JKDFP) on Tuesday said that heavy militarisation has made Kashmir a place where living has become very difficult. This was stated by a […]

Three civilians injured along LoC in Uri

Three civilians injured along LoC in Uri

Baramulla: Indian and Pakistan troops on Monday exchanged fire along the Line of Control in Uri resulting in injury to three civilians. Senior Superintendent of Police Baramulla Imtiyaz Hussain said that three civilians were injured in cross border firing in Uri. He said the wounded have been removed to hospital for treatment. However, their identity […]

‘Intruder’ killed on LoC in Poonch: army

‘Intruder’ killed on LoC in Poonch: army

Jammu: An attack by Pakistan’s Border Action Team (BAT) was repulsed by the army, which allegedly killed a heavily armed “intruder” and grievously injured two others along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch, a senior official said on Monday. Three soldiers were also injured in the gunfight, an official said. The BAT team, comprising […]

Four Hajin residents shifted to Kot Balwal Jail under PSA

Four Hajin residents shifted to Kot Balwal Jail under PSA

Bandipora: Four persons from Bandipora district’s Hajin area were on Monday shifted to Kot Balwal Jail in Jammu on detention orders under the draconian Public Safety Act (PSA). Muslim League (ML) leader Assadullah Parray, who has been in jail since June 2015, was slapped with a fifth consecutive PSA detention order. An official said that […]

Hurriyat (G) warns govt over shifting prisoners to outside jails

Hurriyat (G) warns govt over shifting prisoners to outside jails

SRINAGAR: Chairman Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Geelani on Monday warned the government of serious consequences if political prisoners incarcerated at the Srinagar Central Jail were shifted to jails outside the Valley. “Hurriyat will not remain silent over this unjustified and unnecessary step,” Geelani said in a statement issued here. “23 detainees have been shifted […]