Curbs foil Eidgah march

Curbs foil Eidgah march

Srinagar: Amid a complete shutdown in Srinagar to mark the day of “martyrdom (shahadat)” of Mirwaiz Muhammad Farooq and Hurriyat leader Abdul Gani Lone, the government on Monday imposed strict restrictions in several parts of downtown Srinagar to foil the Joint Resistance Leadership’s Eidgah march to commemorate the day. Since early morning, police and paramilitary […]

Shutdown in Shahgund against arrest of youth

Shutdown in Shahgund against arrest of youth

HAJIN: A shutdown was observed in Shahgund village of Hajin against the arrest of two youth in nocturnal raids. Mohammad Shafi Dar and Javid Ahmad Dar were arrested by government forces during nocturnal raids in the village. Family members of Mohammad Shafi told Kashmir Reader over phone that police raided their house around 11.34pm and […]

Shopian opens after a fortnight

Shopian opens after a fortnight

Shopian: After a fortnight of shutdowns, normal life resumed in Shopian on Saturday. Customers thronged the markets and student attended schools after a long gap in most areas of the district. The consecutive shut downs in the district has heavily affected the education section and business class this year. The area saw shutdown against civilian […]

Shopian still shut, clashes at two villages

Shopian still shut, clashes at two villages

SHOPIAN: The shutdown in Shopian district entered its 51st day this year on Friday, and the 15th consecutive day of shutdown since April 27. All business establishments, shops and schools remained closed in the main town and adjacent villages while thin traffic was plying on roads. Mobile and broadband internet remained snapped for the 11th […]

Shopian completes its 50th day this year of protest shutdown

Shopian completes its 50th day this year of protest shutdown

SHOPIAN: Shutdown in Shopian this year completed 50 days on Thursday against the killing of 24 civilians and 21 militants since January 24 of this year. All business establishments, shops and educational institutions remained closed in Shopian while thin traffic was plying on the roads. Tuesday’s shutdown was the 14th consecutive day of shutdown against […]

Shopian shutdown enters 13th day

Shopian shutdown enters 13th day

Shopian: District Shopian remained shut down on Wednesday for the 13th consecutive day against the civilian and militant killings of the last two weeks in different forces’ actions in South Kashmir, particularly Shopian. The shutdown call was spontaneous, not given by the resistance leadership. Shutdown days in Shopian have reached up to 49 this year, […]

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