Married 11 months ago, Naseer was about to become father

Married 11 months ago, Naseer was about to become father

Bandipora: Naseer Ahmad Sheikh, 25, a welder by profession, was married eleven months ago and was expecting his first child very soon. On Thursday evening, five minutes before the call for Maghrib prayers, the time when Muslims break the day-long fast of Ramzan, stepped out of the house where he lived on rent in Srinagar’s […]

Geelani again disallowed to offer Friday prayers

Geelani again disallowed to offer Friday prayers

Srinagar: Senior resistance leader Syed Ali Geelani was not allowed to offer Friday congregational prayers and the authorities continued to keep him under house arrest. The police also placed Tehreek-e-Hurriyat General Secretary Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai and Ayaz Akbar under house arrest. While terming authorities action as state sponsored terrorism, Hurriyat spokesman said that it is […]

No alternative to efforts for resolution of dispute: Mirwaiz

No alternative to efforts for resolution of dispute: Mirwaiz

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Friday said that there is no alternative to efforts needed to resolve the Kashmir dispute “which is bleeding Kashmiris each day”. Addressing the Friday congregation at Jamia Masjid, Mirwaiz condemned the latest civilian killings and asked how long will GOI refuse to accept that people of Kashmir “are […]

Bar condemns civilian killings, endorse strike call

Bar condemns civilian killings, endorse strike call

Srinagar: Kashmir High Court Bar Association on Friday strongly condemned the fresh civilian killings in Srinagar and Anantnag and announced support to the strike called by joint resistance group on Saturday. A spokesman of the lawyers’ body in a statement also condemned the firing on a passenger vehicle by army at Bandipora in which two […]

Teenage students of Darul Uloom ‘ruthlessly beaten’ by army

Teenage students of Darul Uloom ‘ruthlessly beaten’ by army

Srinagar: Two teenage students of Darul Uloom Sawa-us-Sabeel in Kulgam district were beaten up by army soldiers on Wednesday night, the Darul Uloom administration told Kashmir Reader. The two students, Hafiz Hamidul Islam, 15, and Hafiz Shehzad Ahmad, 14, were “ruthlessly beaten” by army soldiers when they were returning from a local mosque where they […]

Forces open fire on youth in Srinagar

Forces open fire on youth in Srinagar

Srinagar: A youth was critically injured on Thursday after government forces fired on protestors during clashes at Rangreth in Srinagar. The youth Naseer Ahmad Sheikh of Bandipora was hit by bullet in his body. He was removed to SKIMS Hospital where doctors operated upon him. Locals, however, said the youth was target fired by forces […]

To discredit ‘Pak-funding’ propaganda, Hurriyat collecting donations from Kashmiris

To discredit ‘Pak-funding’ propaganda, Hurriyat collecting donations from Kashmiris

Srinagar: The Hurriyat Conference-led by Syed Ali Geelani said on Thursday that its appeal for monetary donations to run mission “Kashmir freedom struggle” has received overwhelming response. “We had appealed to people to donate money for running mission Kashmir freedom struggle,” Hurriyat spokesman Ayaz Akbar said. “The response of the people is overwhelming. We are […]