5 Top Hizb Militants Killed in Kangan

SRINAGAR: Police and Army Friday claimed that they killed five Hizb-ul-Mujahideen militants, active from last two years, in Kangan area of Ganderbal district, in an overnight encounter. Police said that a joint party of army and Special Operations Group (SOG) of J&K Police laid siege of Prang, Kangan following reports that a group of militants […]

Army ‘Enacts Encounter’ for TV Channels

SRINAGAR: The army on Friday allegedly enacted an encounter for New Delhi-based news channels after they  failed to capture the overnight  clash between militants and government forces in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district that left five Hizbul Mujahideen militants dead. According to Srinagar based news agency CNS overnight encounter between government forces and militants in Prang […]

Int’l Day of Disappeared: Kashmir’s Pain on Display

SRINAGAR:  On the international Day of Disappeared Persons, Kashmir’s blunt history was on the display at Pratap Park Srinagar where colours of agony, pain, sorrow and distress fluttered in air.  Scores of local students affiliated with Music and Fine Arts College while expressing solidarity with the families of disappeared persons put thoughtful paintings on display […]

Pugwash Acting Against Kashmiri Interests: JKLF

SRINAGAR: Pugwash conferences on Jammu & Kashmir were acting against the national interest of Kashmiris and were only safeguarding the interests of India and Pakistan, JKLF Chairman Yasin Malik said today “This is a painful reality and we cannot witness this anti Kashmiri attitude as silent spectators, Malik said in a statement here today. Pugwash […]

Valley LoC Traders Union Suspends Trade

‘Custom, Forest departments creating hurdles in our business’ SRINAGAR: Salamabad-Chakoti LoC Traders Union Friday decided to suspend trade for an indefinite period against the alleged hurdles being created by Customs Department at the Salamabad check post. “They don’t allow us to carry smooth trade. We took the decision after a meeting of all the traders […]

Study history to prepare for future: Omar

NEW DELHI-Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah  Friday equated study of heritage and history with taking care for future and planning a well thought development strategy for the holistic growth of the society. He said those who take care of the past, the future takes their care and those who forget past come across with unknown and […]

World urged to help recover missing Kashmiris

SRINAGAR: Chairman Hurriyet Conference (M), Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Friday appealed international community and the human rights organizations to play their role in the recovery of thousands of Kashmiris subjected to custodial disappearance by Indian police and troops. Mirwaiz addressing Friday congregation at Jamia Mosque Srinagar said that the indifference of the world organization towards human […]

5 Killed in Kangan Encounter

SRINAGAR: At least five militants were killed in a fierce encounter with government forces in Kangan area of Ganderbal district early on Friday. Official sources said that acting on a tip off, army’s 24 RR and Special Operations Group (SOG) of J&K Police cordoned off the Prang-Wasun area in Kangan early today. As soon as […]

NHPC ‘Illegally’ Generating Electricity in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: The National Hydro Power Project (NHPC) is “illegally and unconstitutionally” generating electricity from the power projects under its execution in Kashmir, an RTI filed by a Kashmiri social activist has revealed. The applicant, Tufail Khalid had in 2009 filed an RTI seeking information on the following points: (1) Agreement executed by J&K Government with […]

US-NATO Campaign To Justify Syria War Disintegrates As Attack Looms

Washington’s campaign to justify war against Syria is disintegrating, as it becomes ever clearer that the war is illegal, and that Washington has no evidence to back up charges that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime used chemical weapons in Ghouta. Despite press reports of an imminent US-NATO attack, US and British officials suggested yesterday that […]