2 Killed in Army Firing, Separatists Call for Shutdown

Srinagar:  Two people were killed and three injured in Sumbal area of Bandipora district on Sunday allegedly in army firing. The army has ordered an investigation into the incident and assured action against the guilty.  Residents of Markundal village in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district alleged that Irfan Nabi Ganai, an 18-year-old student, was killed by […]

Army Orders Probe, Says Guilty Won’t Be Spared

Srinagar:  Army on Sunday announced a probe into the killing of two youths in firing allegedly by its men and assured to deal severely with those found guilty.  “The incident is being investigated and wrongdoings, if any, will be dealt with severely,” army said in a statement, Sunday evening.  According to the statement, a joint […]

Sumbal Killings Act of Vengeance: Kamal

Srinagar: Senior NC leader, Dr. Mustafa Kamal, has termed the Sumbal killings as an act of revenge. “Army has taken revenge by killing these two innocent youth. Their eight men were killed in Hyderpora shootout and now they have murdered two innocent youth which, to me, is nothing but revenge,” said Kamal in a telephonic […]

Kashmir Tense as Forces Kill Two Youth

SRINAGAR – Protests erupted at a village in north Kashmir’s district Bandipur after forces allegedly killed an 18-year-old boy and critically injured a man during a pre-dawn operation on Sunday. Sumbal area on north Kashmir in Bandipore district has turned tense after two civilians died in army’s firing on Sunday morning. Officials said that troops […]

Geelani Calls For Shutdown On Monday

SRINAGAR – Hurryiat Conference (G) chairman, Syed Ali Geelani has called for a complete shutdown on Monday, July 1, to protest against the killing of two youth in Sumbal area by Indian army. Hurriyat spokesman said that the party chairman, Syed Ali Shah Geelani, has appealed people to observe complete shutdown on Monday. Mohammad Irfan […]

US begins sending arms for Syrian rebels

WASHINGTON: The central intelligence agency (CIA) has started sending weapons to Jordan with a view to arming Syrian rebels within a month, a US media report said. The CIA is expected to spend up to three weeks bringing light arms and possibly anti-tank missiles to Jordan, reported Wall Street Journal citing diplomats and US officials […]

Days Crawl By, Years Fly

‘You have been so pampered by dad!’ We had just returned from my birthday celebration at a snug little restaurant, and I was basking in the aftermath of a day well spent. And what better way to do that than sit at the computer desk and be transported to a different world! My daughter walked […]

Vohra Takes Oath for Fresh Term

SRINAGAR: Mr. N. N. Vohra was sworn-in as the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir for a fresh term at the Oath Ceremony held in the Raj Bhavan lawns here this evening. Vohra was administered the Oath of Office by Mr. Justice M. M. Kumar, Chief Justice of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court. The Governor […]

12,000 Unregistered Yatries Turned Back

SRINAGAR: Police turned back 12 thousand unregistered Yatries and Yatries with later date registration from Pahalgam and Manigam. According to District police authorities of Anantnag, 8000 unregistered Yatries and Yatries with later date registration were returned back from Pahalgam. As per the District authorities of Ganderbal 4000 unregistered Yatries and Yatries with later date registration […]

Man With Grenade In Hospital

KULGAM: Police said a youth carrying a live grenade to the District Hospital Kulgam managed to gave a slip after he was stopped at the main gate leaving behind the explosive device there on Friday. Reports said that Army personnel stopped a youth near the main gate of Kulgam District Hospital, however, before the Army […]

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