Kashmir Continues To Be On Boil over Handwara Killings

Srinagar: Amid complete shutdown, massive clashes and protests broke out in Handwara areas of north Kashmir for the third consecutive day Thursday against the killings of four civilians by government forces. Several civilians including some police men were injured in daylong clashes, witnesses said. The district administration had imposed curfew in the town after apprehending […]

Pandit body urges fair probe

A Pandit body, Kashmir Pandit Sangarsh Samiti (KPSS) Thursday strongly condemned the firing incidents that took place in Hardwara in which four persons got killed including a lady.“This is really unfortunate that these gruesome incidents are engineered to meet the vicious political agenda. It is seems that few persons in Kashmir Valley want to destabilize […]

Mehbooba discusses security situation with Amit Shah

Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday met Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah here amid simmering anger in the Kashmir Valley over the death of four civilians.The two leaders, according to People’s Democratic Party (PDP) sources, discussed the latest situation in the Kashmir Valley where authorities have imposed curfew following clashes in north Kashmir.It […]

DC Kupwara tasked with Handwara probe

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon on Thursday asked Deputy Commissioner Kupwara to carry out a time-bound probe of the Handwara firing incident which claimed four lives.He said this while reviewing the law and order situation in the valley following the Handwara incident.The meeting was attended by DIG Central Range Kashmir G.H.Bhat, DC Srinagar […]

Restriction in Srinagar to continue

The district administration Srinagar has decided to continue imposition of restrictions in some parts of the city on Friday in view of the protests called by separatists against the killing of four persons in Kupwara district. Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr Farooq Ahmad Lone told KNS that restrictions will be imposed in parts of the city […]

Irani rejects outstation students call to shift NIT

NEW DELHI: A delegation of students from NIT-Srinagar, accompanied by ABVP leaders, met HRD Minister Smriti Irani for two hours Wednesday.  During the meeting, the minister agreed to facilitate external evaluation of the final exam answer scripts for students fearing discrimination by the institute’s resident faculty. This option, the minister is learnt to have clarified, […]

Pakistan wants to resolve all issues with India through dialogue

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday said that the country wants good relations with all its neighbours and desires to resolve all outstanding issues with India through dialogue, said a report. Pakistan Foreign Office spokesman Nafees Zakria said this in a weekly briefing in Islamabad on Thursday, reported Radio Pakistan.  “Pakistan and India are in touch to […]

RAW running special cell to sabotage CPEC: Pak

Upping the ante against India, Pakistan has claimed that spy agency RAW is running a “special cell” to sabotage the multi-billion-dollar China-backed CPEC project. Defence Secretary Lt Gen (retd) Alam Khattak told the Senate Standing Committee on Defence yesterday that Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) had set up a ‘special cell’ to sabotage the ambitious […]

China will block India’s entry into NSG: Pak envoy

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is banking on good friend China to block India’s chances of making it to the coveted Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), a former Pakistani diplomat has said, adding that “chances of India gaining entry into NSG are virtually nil”.Zamir Akram, Pakistan’s former permanent representative at the United Nations in Geneva and envoy at the […]

The Sanctity of Probes in Kashmir

The Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Mehbooba Mufti reacting to the Handwara killings after her meeting with the Union Defence Minister has said that the minister had promised her that a probe would be initiated and the guilty punished. Meanwhile, an Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) has been suspended after the killings. It needs to […]

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