Bloodbath in Egypt as police storm protest camps

CAIRO: Hundreds of people have been killed as Egyptian security forces used armored cars, bulldozers, tear gas and automatic weapons Wednesday to clear two protest camps in Cairo set up by Muslim Brotherhood supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi. Authorities admitted only 149 deaths and said around 800 have been injured. At least two journalists […]

2,200 killed in army crackdown on Morsi supporters: Brotherhood

CAIRO: Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood says at least 2,200 people have been killed and 10,000 others injured in the crackdown by the security forces on protest sit-ins held by the supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi today. The Brotherhood said the figure was provided by Raba’a hospital.  Meanwhile, Muslim Brotherhood leaders have urged the Egyptians to […]

Hundreds killed as Egyptian army storms pro-Morsi camps

CAIRO: Hundreds of people have reportedly been shot dead by Egyptian security forces who tried to clear two protest camps loyal to deposed president Mohamed Morsi. Sky news reported from inside the Rabaa al Adawiya camp in Cairo, that the camp was “under very heavy gunfire” and was a “massive military assault on largely unarmed […]

Ban calls for Indo-Pak dialogue to resolve issues

UNITED NATIONS: On the eve of his latest visit to Pakistan, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon expressed concern over the killing and maiming of people by the Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) or drones. In an interview with correspondents of Dawn and the APP news agency, Mr Ban underscored the need to strictly regulate use […]

44 gunned down in Nigeria mosque

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria: Extremist Muslim militants wearing army fatigues gunned down 44 people praying at a mosque in northeast Nigeria, while another 12 civilians died in an apparently simultaneous attack, security agents said Monday. Sunday’s attacks were the latest in a slew of violence blamed on religious extremists in this West African oil producer, where the […]

Hatric To Launch World Class School With Local Touch

HPS Launch on 18th August at SKICC SRINAGAR: Leading business house of the valley, ‘Choudhary Group’ Tuesday declared launch of ‘Hattrick Public School’ (HPS) which would start functioning from October this year. Situated at Zakoora Srinagar and spread over 100 kanals of land, the school offers innovative teaching techniques to invoke and enlighten children with […]

8 Yr Old Among 2 Killed In Bear Attacks

SRINAGAR: In rising incidents of man-animal conflict, two more persons, including an 8 year old girl, were killed by stray bears in the Valley today taking the death toll to three in past 24 hours. In a gruesome incident a ferocious bear mauled an eight year old girl to death in Jabdan area of Khansahab […]

Avoid Strikes on Fridays: Mirwaiz

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Tuesday appealed pro-freedom parties to avoid calling strikes on Fridays. Mirwaiz said, “When pro-freedom parties call for strikes on Fridays it gives government a reason to curb our activities. Already our activities have been curbed and government isn’t allowing us to reach out to the people. When […]

Malik Placed Under House Arrest

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik who was taken into custody by police during a nocturnal raid on August 11 has been shifted to his residence and placed under house arrest. A spokesperson of the Front said Police has cordoned the residence of Malik and confined him to his room. He […]

63 Held For Damaging Railway Property

SRINAGAR: At least 63 youth have been arrested by Railway police for their alleged involvement in damaging trains and railway property in different parts of South Kashmir. Police sources said that during different stone pelting incidents agitated youth damaged railway property at different places in South Kahsmir. “After analyzing video clips all the culprits were […]

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