LeT says it will ‘initiate action’ against Naeem Akhtar ‘if he doesn’t budge’

LeT says it will  ‘initiate action’ against Naeem Akhtar ‘if he doesn’t budge’

Srinagar: Stating that the present uprising in Kashmir is not against the education system but against India, militant outfit Lashkar-e-Toiba on Tuesday threatened Education Minister Naeem Akhtar of dire consequences “if he continues to force people to resume normal work.” “Akhtar should desist from forcing people to end the strike. People of Kashmir are educated […]

Cancer no impediment to this 30-yr-old volunteer at SMHS

Cancer no impediment to this 30-yr-old volunteer at SMHS

SRINAGAR: A young man suffering from cancer is among the volunteers providing help to patients and their attendants at SMHS hospital. Afaq Rashid Khan, aged 30, lives in Srinagar’s Batamaloo area. In the premises of SMHS hospital where tents have been erected by several voluntary organisations, Afaq on Monday is exchanging greetings with a group […]

J&K never was part of India: Hurriyat (M)

J&K never was part of India: Hurriyat (M)

Srinagar: Kashmir was not a part of India before 1947 and never will be an integral part of India. It is a disputed territory whose final status has yet to be determined in accordance with several resolutions of the UN Security Council and as per the wishes and aspirations of the people who are its […]

Govt submits Tengpora youth’s postmortem report before SC

Govt submits Tengpora youth’s postmortem report before SC

SRINAGAR: The state government on Monday submitted before the Supreme Court the postmortem report of Shabir Ahmad Mir, whose body was exhumed on August 18 and an autopsy conducted last month. The postmortem report as well as a report about the status of the investigation into the killing of Shabir was submitted in a sealed […]

Police use force to break up AIP march to UN offices

Police use force to break up AIP march to UN offices

Srinagar: At least six protesters sustained injuries and about 150 protestors were arrested by police along with Engineer Rasheed when the police foiled a march by the Awami Ittehad Party (AIP) towards UN offices in Srinagar on Monday. Hundreds of protesters defying police restrictions started a march from Regal Chowk towards UN offices in Sonawar, […]

DFP activists protest in Budgam

DFP activists protest in Budgam

Srinagar: Activists of the Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) on Monday held a protest against unlawful detention of the party chairman Shabir Ahmad Shah and other party leaders in different jails of Jammu and Kashmir. In a press statement issued on Monday, the party spokesperson said that DFP activists also protested against the lawlessness prevailing in […]

Kashmir issue for ‘relevant parties’ to resolve: China

Kashmir issue for ‘relevant parties’ to resolve: China

New Delhi: China on Monday reiterated its stand on Kashmir, underling that it was an issue left over from history and that ‘relevant parties’ should peacefully resolve it through dialogue. A Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson told reporters in Beijing that the country’s position on Kashmir was consistent and clear. “With regard to the Kashmir issue, […]

Kashmir: Strange Indian EAM is disowning the UNSC resolutions says Pak

ISLAMABAD:  Pakistan Foreign Office Spokesman Nafees Zakaria on Tuesday said India’s External Affairs Minister disowned United Nations Security Council resolution by calling Kashmir an integral part of India in her speech at the General Assembly of the world body. “Can Indian EAM explain that if Kashmir is an “integral part of India, why is it […]