Pak summons Indian diplomat to condemn ‘unprovoked firing’

Pak summons Indian diplomat to condemn ‘unprovoked firing’

Islamabad: Pakistan on Saturday summoned India’s Deputy High Commissioner J P Singh and condemned the “unprovoked firing” on the Line of Control by Indian troops that killed a woman. Foreign Office spokesperson Mohammad Faisal summoned Singh and “condemned the unprovoked ceasefire violations” by the Indian forces, the Foreign Office said. Faisal said that the firing […]

BSF holds talks with people living along IB

BSF holds talks with people living along IB

Jammu: To build a better coordination with people residing along the International Border (IB), the BSF Saturday organised a public meeting at its headquarters here and discussed various issues pertaining to border management, especially during “ceasefire violations” by Pakistan. Over 250 public personalities from various border areas, including Arnia, R S Pura, Marh, Ghajansu, Pargwal, […]

Khanyar student joining militancy: Family appeals Ahtesham to return

Khanyar student joining militancy: Family appeals Ahtesham to return

Srinagar: The family of Ahtesham Bilal Sofi, the 17-year-old Sharda University student who reportedly has joined the Islamic State Jammu Kashmir (ISJK), Saturday appealed to militants to have “mercy on us” and let him return home. Ahtesham’s father Bilal Ahmad Sofi made the appeal in a video message that is being shared widely on social […]

Hugely worrying: Omar Abdullah

Hugely worrying: Omar Abdullah

Srinagar: Former J&K chief minister Omar Abdullah said on Saturday that reports claiming a Kashmiri student of a private university joined militant ranks in the Valley were “hugely worrying”. Ahtesham Bilal Sofi (17), a resident of Khanyar locality in downtown Srinagar, was pursuing graduation from Greater Noida’s Sharda University. “If this is genuine (social media […]

Non-bailable warrants against Hafiz Saeed, Syed Salahuddin

Non-bailable warrants against Hafiz Saeed, Syed Salahuddin

New Delhi: A special NIA court has issued non-bailable warrants against Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba founder Hafiz Saeed and Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin for their involvement in militant funding activities, officials said Friday. “NIA approached the special NIA court for issuing non-bailable warrants against the above accused for their active involvement in terror funding for creating […]

Aga Hassan answers NIA summons, returns to Budgam to hero’s welcome

Aga Hassan answers NIA summons, returns to Budgam to hero’s welcome

BUDGAM: Senior Hurriyat leader and president of Anjuman Shari-e-Shia, Aga Syed Hassan, on Friday appeared before the National Investigation Agency (NIA) at Humhama here in response to a summons. The NIA had directed Aga Syed Hassan to appear before the agency on Friday morning in connection with a “terror funding” case. Talking to Kashmir Reader, […]

Sehrai slams Int’l community for turning ‘blind eye’ over Kashmir rights violations

Sehrai slams Int’l community for turning ‘blind eye’ over Kashmir rights violations

Srinagar: Slamming the international community for “turning a blind eye” over the Kashmir human rights violations, the Tehreek-e-Hurriyat chairman Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai Friday said their criminal silence has left a scar on the face of human history. “It is high time for the world community to pressurise New Delhi to understand that violence is not […]