Curfew in Srinagar, other towns partially relaxed

SRINAGAR: Authorities Wednesday relaxed curfew restrictions in some areas of Srinagar and other towns of the Kashmir Valley to enable residents to buy essential commodities even as most parts of Kashmir remained under restrictions for the fifth consecutive day. “Curfew has been lifted from Nigeen, Lal Bazaar and Zakura police station areas in the city,” a […]

UN Chief Closely Monitoring Kashmir Situation

UNITED NATIONS: UN chief Ban Ki-moon is closely following the situation in Kashmir in the wake of tensions there following the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru. Ban stresses on the need for dialogue to help to overcome difficulties, his spokesperson said here.  “The Secretary-General is obviously following developments quite closely. And we would simply reiterate […]

All KU Exams Postponed Till 16th Feb

SRINAGAR: Kashmir University has postponed all examinations which were scheduled to be held up to 16th February, 2013.A KU statement said that the postponed exams include the one scheduled for 16th Feb Saturday. It said the fresh dates will be notified separately. 

The ‘Collective Conscience’ of Kashmir Dismissed

The 9 February 2013 hanging of Mohammad Afzal Guru remains consistent with past conduct of the Indian State in relation to Jammu and Kashmir. A conviction affirmed despite serious lapses in the trial. The execution carried out in absolute secrecy – the family of Mohammad Afzal Guru being cruelly informed of the execution a few […]

Parvez Takes 7 to Dismiss Australia for 241

CHENNAI: Young Kashmiri all-rounder Parvez Rasool announced his arrival at the big stage by recording brilliant figures of seven for 45 against Australia in the first warm-up game here on Tuesday. Parvez wreaked havoc in his three spells as he helped Board President’s XI bowl out the visiting side for a modest 241 in 88.3 […]