Death sentence to Kashmiri youth ‘Miscarriage of Justice’

Srinagar: The unified resistance leadership Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Dr. Moulvi Muhammad Umar Farooq, and Muhammad Yasin Malik Wednesday termed the decision of a lower court of Kolkata, West Bengal, of ordering death sentence to Muzaffar Ahmad Rather of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district as ‘Miscarriage of Justice’ and bias against Kashmiris by the Indian judiciary. […]

Clashes In Pulwama During Anti-Militant Operation

Srinagar :Clashes erupted at Muran area Pulwama district after forces launched cordon and search operations after receiving inputs about the presence of militants. The forces cordoned off Bon Mohalla village of Murran and launched searches. However as the searches were underway, the locals came out of their houses and confronted government forces. Reports said that […]

Time for PDP to draw a line  

Going by the egregious ideological rifts surmounted  by the PDP-BJP coalition in its two year rule,  Tuesday’s  tussle over the Article 370 seemed  minor in comparison. But it came close to divesting the alliance of all its rationale. The stage for the confrontation was set by the Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti’s speech   in Assembly on […]

Avalanche deaths and the Kargil syndrome

WHAT do avalanches have to do with Kargil and the lessons from 1999? This needs explanation. On social media recently there have been comments on the spate of avalanche casualties of the Army in Gurez valley and Sonamarg areas of Kashmir. People wished to know why the Army was reluctant to vacate areas which were […]

Statement on Kashmir

THE names are as eye-catching as their message is sobering. On the death anniversary of Gandhi, prominent Indians describing themselves as “thinking citizens of the world’s foremost democracy” issued a statement condemning the repression in India-held Kashmir and have called for a more humane approach to the disputed region. The unprecedented joint statement by a […]

What about United India Students Party for Kashmir solution?  

The way the Resistance trio, Geelani-Mirwaiz-Malik carried out more than five months of shut down in Kashmir with the support of various associations of trade and other professions and the way these separatists got the immense support of Kashmiri people it will be a monumental tragedy for Kashmiris if the utter failure of this shutdown […]

Huge size ovarian cyst removed from a pregnant lady

Srinagar: The Gynaecology & Obstetrics unit of Mother & Child (MCH)Hospital, Anantnag achieved yet another remarkable feat by saving a five month pregnant lady, after removing a huge size ovarian cyst (Dysgerminoma). The patient was operated on Saturday by an operative team consisting of Dr MehrajBaktawar (Consultant Gynaecologist), Dr Hilal Ahmed (Anesthetist), Farooq Ahmad (OT […]

Palestinian president assured of Pakistan’s support

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Tuesday vowed continued support for Palestine’s stance regarding the eviction of illegal Israeli settlements on the West Bank. In separate meetings with the visiting Palestinian president, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and President Mamnoon Hussain reiterated Pakistan’s continued support for the Palestinian cause. President Mehmoud Abbas, who is on a three-day visit to […]

Iraqi-American says mother died after being denied entry into US

Baghdad: An Iraqi-American man has said his mother has died after being denied entry into the United States following Donald Trump’s executive order barring citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries. Mike Hager, a former American serviceman who served in Iraq where he was born, was stopped from bringing his ailing mother, a green card holder, back to the […]

DAK calls for greater use of generic drugs in JK

Srinagar: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today called for greater use of generic drugs in Jammu and Kashmir (JK) that would allow access to drugs for poor patients. Urging doctors to prescribe generic drugs, President DAK Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a statement said that this would help patients to get affordable treatment as branded drugs […]