Cabinet Anguished Over Loss of Lives

JAMMU: The State Cabinet which met here today under the chairmanship of Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti expressed deep anguish over the loss of precious lives in the Kashmir valley during the prevailing law and order situation. The Cabinet made a fervent appeal to all shades of political opinion to help restore peace and normalcy in […]

In House Bickering Triggers Masse Resignations In SKIMS Oncology Deptt

Srinagar: Faculty members of the Surgical Oncology Department of the Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Science (SKIMS) Tuesday submitted mass resignations to protest against alleged harassment and bullying by some senior faculty members who they accused of being responsible for ‘thwarting the smooth functioning’ of this premier health care facility. A letter circulated to the media […]

5 Injured In Macchil Landslide

Srinagar: Five persons were injured in an landslide in Macchil sector in frontier Kashmir district of Kupwara today. Official sources told UNI that a landslide hit Chontiwari Payeen area in Macchil sector in north Kashmir, resulting in injuries to five persons. The injured were rescued by locals and immediately taken to an Army hospital. They […]

Highway traffic restored after 6 hours

Srinagar: Traffic on 300 km-long Srinagar-Jammu national highway, the only road linking the Kashmir valley with the rest of the country, was restored this evening after remaining suspended for over six hours due to protest by students against security force action in Banihal in Jammu region and Pulwama. “Traffic was restored only the national highway […]

Govt Mulls Ban On Social Media In Kashmir

Srinagar: Having banned 4G and 3G services in the Valley, the Jammu and Kashmir government is now likely to extend ban to popular social media sites in coming days, purportedly to stop videos and pictures of alleged brutalities by its forces from going viral. The state government had suspended 3G and 4G mobile internet services […]

CRPF Flex Muscles On Students In Banihal

Banihal: Para-military Central Reserve Police Force Tuesday thrashed and manhandled scores of students in Banihal town after they tried to hit roads against the beating of students in Kashmir Valley. Eyewitnesses told news agency CNS that hundreds of students from Banihal town of Ramban district expressed solidarity with Kashmiri students and staged a protest. The […]

Saderkoot Massacre: ‘Billa Killing Won’t Deter Us in Seeking Justice’

SRINAGAR: Jammu Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society Tuesday said that “extra-judicial execution” of Abdul Rashid Parray alias Rashid Billa who used to work for the State as Ikhwan (pro-government militia), raises serious questions on the role of the State – and its various institutions – in fostering a climate of impunity in Jammu and Kashmir. […]

BJP Denial Of Vote-Concession To PDP Reveals Cracks In Coalition

Jammu: With BJP virtually denying conceding one seat to its ally PDP in Jammu the cracks in ruling PDP-BJP coalition have come out open in the council elections for two seats held on Monday in Jammu legislature complex. As the PDP had conceded one council seat to BJP’s G.L.Raina from valley, the BJP on its […]

Sikh bodies condemn use of force on students

Srinagar: Sikh bodies including Sikh Intellectuals Circle J&K, Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar), International Sikh Federation, Sikh Students Federation and Sikh Youths of J&K (SYJK) Tuesday strongly condemned the merciless beating of students and continuous civilian killings in Kashmir and said security forces have become authoritarian and now they have let loose at reign of terror […]

Hizb distances itself from ‘fake’ posters

Srinagar:  ‘Indian agencies are frustrated due to popularity of militant outfit Hizbul Mujhadeen and to create confusion, they are using fake letter pads of the outfit to defame and label respected citizens as informers,” this was stated by Hizbul Mujhadeen Operational Spokesperson Burhanuddin in a statement to local news agency CNS. He said recently threatening […]

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