Tihar Grave Visit: Guru’s Kin Say No, Want Body

SRINAGAR: Denied even a mandatory final meeting, the family of Muhammad Afzal Guru has rejected the government of India’s offer to allow it to visit his grave in the Tihar Jail, insisting that his body be returned for burial at his hometown of Sopore in north Kashmir. The family has said that it learnt of […]

Grave Site Marked For Guru At Sgr Mazar-e-Shuhada

SRINAGAR: A grave site has been identified for Muhammad Afzal Guru at the Martyrs’ Graveyard at the Eidgah in Srinagar, with a tomb-stone already in place. The inscription on the engraved plaque reads “Shaheed-e-Watan,” or National Martyr. Carrying the date of Guru’s execution and burial at New Delhi’s Tihar Jail last week, the inscription in […]

Curfew In Day Four, 4 Injured In Clashes

Ministers’ Motorcades Attacked, Curbs Relaxed in City Parts SRINAGAR: Authorities tightened curfew in the Valley further on Tuesday in the clampdown since the hanging of Muhammad Afzal Guru, even as protests and clashes broke out at some places, leaving at least four persons injured, one of them seriously, as two ministerial motorcades were attacked in […]

Watragam Firing: Murder Case Likely Against 2 CRPF Men

SRINAGAR: At least two CRPF personnel are likely to face murder charges in an ongoing investigation in the Watragam firing incident on Sunday that led to the death of a young local boy. Though highly-placed sources said that the two paramilitary men had been placed under arrest, the police denied that any CRPF jawan had […]

MLA Rasheed Remains Behind Bars

SRINAGAR: “What you can expect from this Government which lodges even an elected representative in cell for raising his voice against injustice.  Kashmiri’s are helpless and before the might of State Government they can’t do anything. Kashmir is a police state which is manned by men in uniform.” This was stated by member Legislative Assembly, […]

Valley Under Continuous Seige:Lone

SRINAGAR: The state of virtual siege and curfew in Kashmir is a gross suppression of justice and the rights of the Kashmiri people, Peoples’ Conference Chairman, Sajad Lone said today. Lone in a statement said, “The people were going through unimaginable suffering as they have no access to even the most essential commodities in most […]

Guru Execution Reinforced Feeling of Injustice: PDP

SRINAGAR: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said the execution of Afzal Guru and the manner of dealing with the fallout in Kashmir has resulted in reinforcement of the sense of denial of justice among the people here. In a statement Mehbooba said here today that there is a long standing grouse among the people in […]

Helpline for Essential Services Launched

SRINAGAR: Divisional Administration Kashmir has arranged ambulances for critical patients and emergency arrangements for essential supplies round the clock for facilitating people with adequate medicare facilities as well as stocks of rations, medicines, vegetable, eggs, poultry birds, milk and other essentials. The people have been requested to contact Red Cross Society on Mobile/Telephone Numbers: 9419002617, […]

J&K Bans Use of Incandescent Lamps

JAMMU: To ensure efficient use of energy and its conservation, the state Government today ordered mandatory use of Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFLs)in all government buildings, government institutions, PSUs, autonomous bodies and all commercial establishments. As per a government order issued here today, the use of incandescent lamps in all new buildings constructed in government sector, […]

JKLF Holds Protest Rally in London

SRINAGAR: To mark the 29th anniversary of hanging of Kashmiri leader Maqbool Bhat, JKLF in Britain organized a protest rally in front of Indian High commission in London.  Despite severe cold, hundreds of people including women and children from different cities of United Kingdom joined the protest.  Protesters shouted slogans like “Stop Killings in Kashmir”, […]

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