Minister’s Cavalcade Attacked by Protestors

PAMPORE: Panic gripped Samboora area of Pampore town when security guards of Social Welfare Minister Sakina Itoo resorted to indiscriminate aerial firing after the cavalcade of the minister was attacked by agitated protestors.Eyewitnesses said that Minister for Social Welfare Sakina Itoo was returning to Srinagar from Shopian when her cavalcade was halted by  a protesting […]

Protests in Jammu Dvn

JAMMU: The Muslims majority areas of Jammu division observed a complete shutdown against the Gool incidents on Friday. Muslim Federation Jammu had called for a one day strike against the blood bath in Ramban. After Friday prayers massive protests were reported from Gujar Nagar, Ustad Mohalla, Khati Talao, Bhaderwah, Banihal, Thathri, Kishtwar, Gool, Doda, Sangaldan […]

1 Shot Dead On LOC

GUREZ: Army Friday claimed that it foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control in Gurez sector and killed a militant in the operation.Giving details General Officer Commanding 28 Division, Lalit Pandey said that army sighted a group of three to four heavily armed militants who were trying to sneak into Gurez sector near […]

Probe Mere Eye Wash to Shield Killers: PDP

JAMMU: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) today blamed both Centre and State Government for the gruesome killing of four innocent people in the unprovoked firing on the unarmed citizens in Gool area of Ramban district. Party regretted that instead of taking action against those who were responsible for murdering innocent people, both Centre and State Government […]

Most Of Separatist Leaders Confined To Homes

SRINAGAR: Chairmen of both factions of Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Geelani and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, were among many pro-freedom leaders who remained under house arrest while JKLF Chief Yasin Malik and Democratic Freedom Party chairman Shabir Ahmad Shah remained in police custody on Friday.   “Mirwaiz Umar Farooq remained under house arrest as a result of […]

No Justification for Curfew: Geelani

SRINAGAR: Chairman Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Shah Geelani Friday criticized government for imposing curfew in entire Kashmir Valley and parts of Jammu region, saying that there was no justification for it. “There was is justification for imposing curfew and curbs on offering Friday prayers. It is a blot on democracy,” Geelani said.   “On one […]

German Ambassador In Srinagar

SRINAGAR – Michael Steiner, German Ambassador to India, called on Mr. N. N. Vohra, Governor, at the Raj Bhavan here today.          The Governor and Mr. Steiner discussed issues arising from the world wide economic draw down and several important matters relating to the strong bi-lateral ties between the two countries.            They also discussed the possibilities […]

NC condemns Gool killings

Srinagar: The National Conference today condemned the killing of unarmed protesters calling it ‘deplorable’ and unfortunate’ In a statement, NC Provincial President Nasir Aslam Wani while expressing deep shock and anguish condemned the killing incident at Gool and hoped that the inquiry ordered by the Government would be carried out in shortest possible time. Expressing […]

Cabinet Sanctions Ex-gratia Relief

SRINAGAR: The State Cabinet which met here under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today condemned the excessive use of force in Gool area of District Ramban and extended condolences to the bereaved families and sympathies with those injured in the firing incident.Cabinet also extended extra ordinary ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh each to […]

SOG Man Kills Self

SRINAGAR: A Special Operation Group (SOG) personnel today committed suicide by shooting himself dead with his service rifle in at Handwara.SPO, Abdul Majeed son of Deen Mohammad Khan, a resident of Hafruda Vilgam shot himself dead with his service rifle while on duty at the SOG camp in Handwara, a police official said.He was rushed […]

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