Kashmir shuts down against SC stay on Shopian army FIR

Kashmir shuts down against SC stay on Shopian army FIR

SRINAGAR: A complete shutdown was observed in Kashmir on Saturday against the Supreme Court stay on an FIR against army soldiers in the Shopian killing and the killing of Hurriyat activist Mohammad Yousuf Rather alias Yousuf Nadeem. Nadeem, affiliated with the Syed Ali Geelani-led Hurriyat Conference, was killed by unknown gunman in Budgam on February […]

JRL calls for shutdown on Saturday

JRL calls for shutdown on Saturday

Srinagar: The Joint Resistance leadership has called for a complete shutdown on Saturday (Feb 17) against the recent killing of a Hurriyat leader, shifting of political inmates from Central Jail Srinagar to Jammu, and stay on FIR against army by Supreme Court. Stating that the killing of Hurriyat leader Muhammad Yousuf Nadeem raised many questions, […]

Shopian shuts for 13 of last 17 days, businesses in distress

Shopian shuts for 13 of last 17 days, businesses in distress

SHOPIAN: On an anonymous call, delivered over the loudspeakers of local mosques, Shopian district shut again on Saturday for the third day straight against the arrest of two boys from Shopian town. The continuous shutdowns in the district have paralysed normal life and adversely affected the education of children studying in different government-run schools as […]

Clashes in Shopian

Clashes in Shopian

Shopian: A complete shutdown was observed on Friday on response to the JRL’s call for a shutdown on the death anniversary of Kashmiri resistance leader Afzal Guroo. All shops and business establishments remained closed in tbe town and roads wore a deserted look. Clashes were reported in Meminder area where protesting youth hurled stones on […]

‘Govt curbs cannot deter people from honouring Afzal’

‘Govt curbs cannot deter people from honouring Afzal’

Sopore: On the fifth anniversary of the secretive hanging of Afzal Guroo inside New Delhi’s Tihar Jail, Sopore woke up to a heavy battery of armed personnel, complete with military vehicles and battle gear, standing at every nook and cranny leading to the native village of the late Afzal Guroo. People old and young who […]

Handwara shuts on the militant’s death anniversary

Handwara shuts on the militant’s death anniversary

Handwara: A complete shutdown was observed for the second consecutive day on Monday in north Kashmir’s Handwara town and its adjoining areas on the first death anniversary of HM militant Azharuddin Khan Alias Gazi Umar. The Hizb militant was killed by government forces last year on 4th February near the Sopore by Pass Bridge along […]

Shutdown in Shopian continues; 2G internet restored

Shutdown in Shopian continues; 2G internet restored

Shopian: A spontaneous shutdown was observed in Shopian district on the eleventh day on Saturday while as neighbouring Pulwama returned to normal. According to GNS, all the shops and commercial establishments were closed in Shopian and transport was also off the roads. Shopian has been observing shutdown against the killing of five civilians over the […]

Power Shutdown

SRINAGAR: The Power Controller, Kashmir Province PDD Bemina Saturday informed that in order to carry out the stringing works on construction of 220 KV Krishenpur Wagoora line, 33 KV SIDCO feeder will be shut down on 06th February 2018 from10 am to 5 pm. The power supply to the area fed from the receiving station […]

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