JRL calls for shutdown today, Lal Chowk march tomorrow

JRL calls for shutdown today, Lal Chowk march tomorrow

SRINAGAR: The joint resistance leadership (JRL) comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik has called for complete shutdown on Monday and Lal Chowk march on Tuesday to protest the “Kulgam carnage” and New Delhi’s “aggression” in Kashmir. Six civilians were killed following a gunfight in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Sunday […]

Advisor to Guv, DGP regret civilian killings

Advisor to Guv, DGP regret civilian killings

SRINAGAR: Advisor to Governor Vijay Kumar and DGP Dilbag Singh have regretted the civilian killings in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Sunday. A government statement issued here said the advisor and DGP have expressed profound condolences with the bereaved families. Such sites should be avoided by civilians till they are properly sanitized, they said.

Voice calling services snapped on mobile phones

Voice calling services snapped on mobile phones

SHOPIAN: For the first time since the aftermath of Burhan Wani’s killing in July 2016, government authorities snapped mobile voice call services on Monday in the wake of the civilian and militant killings in Kulgam. Many south Kashmir districts were facing ban on high-speed internet since a month ago when three policemen were killed in […]

JKBOSE, IUST postpone exams

JKBOSE, IUST postpone exams

SRINAGAR: The J&K Board of School Education has postponed examinations scheduled on Monday. JKBOSE chairperson Veena Pandita said the examination scheduled on October 22, Monday, stand postponed and fresh examination dates will be announced later. Meanwhile, a statement issued by the Controller of Examinations, University Of Kashmir, said the examination of the papers of BG […]

Yaseen Khan calls for immediate end to killings

Yaseen Khan calls for immediate end to killings

Srinagar: The Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA) chief Muhammad Yaseen Khan Sunday while condemning the Kulgam civilian killings said that entire Valley is in shock and state of mourning. “Kashmir issue can never be resolved through military might. Kashmir dispute has historical background and context which can’t be ignored,” Khan said in a statement. “The killing […]

Int’l community should take notice of deteriorating situation in Kashmir: Bar

Int’l community should take notice of deteriorating situation in Kashmir: Bar

Srinagar: The J&K Bar Association, Srinagar, Sunday denounced the civilian killings in Kulgam and urged the international community to intensify pressure on the Government of India to stop human rights violations in Kashmir. “The members also demanded that the United Nations Human Rights Council should immediately send a fact finding team to Kashmir so that […]

KCCI pained

Srinagar: The executive committee of The Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) in a meeting on Sunday expressed shock and concern over the alarming rise in civilian killings. “Kulgam civilian killings calls for the condemnation in the strongest possible terms and the business community of Kashmir once again urge the Government to restrain from […]