Bar pays tributes

Bar pays tributes

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association Srinagar has paid tributes to Moulana Mohammad Farooq and Abdul Gani Lone and those killed at Hawal on May 21, 1990. According to a statement, Bar in an executive committee meeting while appreciating the resilience of the people of Kashmir pledged to take the ongoing freedom struggle […]

‘Shaheed-e-Millat and Shaheed-e-Hurriyat were statesmen’

SRINAGAR: Jammu Kashmir National Front has remembered ‘Shaheed-e-Millat’ Mirwaiz Moulana Mohammad Farooq and ‘Shaheed-e-Hurriyat’ Khwaja Abdul Gani Lone on their anniversaries. The party also paid tributes to Hawal martyrs. National Front spokesperson in a statement said that party’s incarcerated chairman Nayeem Ahmad Khan used to call ‘Shaheed-e-Millat’ and ‘Shaheed-e-Hurriyat’ as statesmen and people sympathisers. “Today […]

Mehbooba expresses gratitude for ceasefire

Mehbooba expresses gratitude for ceasefire

SRINAGAR: Saying that people were “feeling safe” and women were praying for the prime minister’s well-being, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday lauded Narendra Modi for announcing the Ramazan ceasefire in Kashmir. She regretted that Pakistan had not reciprocated to the initiative. “We are thankful to you that you announced the ceasefire during the holy […]

JRL march foiled, leaders detained

JRL march foiled, leaders detained

Junaid Rather Srinagar: Government forces deployed in strength in Srinagar for the prime minister’s visit did not allow the march to Lal Chowk called by the Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) on Saturday. Hundreds of policemen and CRPF troopers wearing riot gear were deployed in Srinagar to prevent public movement. Razor wires were laid on several […]

A month on, police yet to return phones of detained students

A month on, police yet to return phones of detained students

Anantnag: Police in Anantnag are yet to return mobile phones of more than a dozen students who were detained last month following protests at Government Degree College (GDC) in the main town. The students, more than 20 of them, were arrested by police following intense clashes in and around the GDC on April 23, against […]

Relative calm on border, day after intense shelling

Relative calm on border, day after intense shelling

Jammu: A day after intense shelling and firing by Pakistan left five people including a BSF jawan dead here, the situation on the International Border (IB) in Jammu region remained by and large peaceful but schools in the affected areas were closed as a precautionary measure for the second day today, officials said. Barring minor […]

Pak warns Indian envoy of ‘strategic miscalculation’

Pak warns Indian envoy of ‘strategic miscalculation’

Sajjad Hussain Islamabad: Pakistan on Friday summoned Indian High Commissioner Ajay Bisaria over “unprovoked ceasefire violations” by Indian forces along the Line of Control (LoC). The Foreign Office (FO) here said in a statement that the acting foreign secretary summoned the Indian envoy and “condemned” the firing incidents on Friday in Pukhlian, Cahprar, Harpal, Charwah […]