Body Of 9 Year Old Rape Victim Exhumed  

SRINAGAR — Body of Boniyar victim girl was exhumed on Friday to clarify certain medico-legal aspects by experts in forensic medicine from GMC Srinagar. The 9-year-old girl was allegedly killed and raped by accused who include her stepbrother and his associates. Her stepmother had conspired whole plot to kill her as per police investigations. All accused […]

What Was The Hurry To Replace DGP, Asks Omar 

SRINAGAR — Former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday questioned the hurried replacement of state police chief S.P.Vaid who was shifted in a midnight order by the governor’s administration. Reacting to Vaid’s replacement by Dilbagh Singh, a state cadre IPS officer of 1987 batch, Omar said on his twitter handle: “There was no hurry to […]

Govt Issues Wazwan Advisory, Asks Cooks To Get Registered

SRINAGAR — The Jammu and Kashmir government has directed traditional ‘wazwaan cooks’ to get themselves registered with food safety authority of the state. Issuing an advisory, commissioner food safety has asked the cooks to declare their location premises and get registered.  It also asked people to not allow cooks to use any artificial colorants in preparations. “Consumers […]

APHC Launches Anti-Election Campaign From Abi Guzar

SRINAGAR — Hurriyat Conference kick started anti-election campaign by organizing a rally at Abi Guzar Sri­nagar, in which senior Hurriyat lead­ers, activists and people belonging to all walks of life participated. Under the leadership of Mo­hammad Yaseen Aataie, the rally marched through the Abi Guzar Street, displaying anti-election ban­ners and placards denouncing hu­man rights violations, civilian […]

Teachers Stay Put As Hunger Strike Enters 5th Day

Wani warns of complete lockout of schools if Govt doesn’t move SRINAGAR — The indefinite hun­ger strike of Sarva Shikhsha Ab­hiyaan (SSA) teachers under the banner of Teachers Joint Action Committee (TJAC) entered 5th day on Friday with authorities show­ing no signs of compromise. Thou­sands of teachers are pouring in to express solidarity with the striking […]

Police Foils Traders Protest on Flood Anniversary

SRINAGAR — Police on Friday foiled the protest march of Kash­mir Economic Alliance (KEA) and detained scores of its members after they tried to march towards Civil Secretariat here. KEA organized protest on fourth the anniversary of 2014 floods to highlight the govern­ment’s ‘callous attitude’ towards the Valley traders who they said were not rehabilitated since […]

SC Directs States To File-Report On Dealing With Cow-Vigilantism, Lynchings Within One-Week

NEW DELHI — The Supreme Court on Friday set a one-week deadline for the Rajasthan government to submit a detailed report regarding the steps taken against the policemen who delayed in taking a lynching victim to hospital. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra took exception to the fact that only 11 of the 29 […]

Cops Go Undercover As Stone Throwers To Catch Real Ones

SRINAGAR — The Jammu and Kashmir Police Friday adopted a fresh strategy of nabbing stone pelters by planting its men among them at historic Jama Masjid downtown to arrest the real culprits in action. After the Friday prayers today, a mob started pelting stones at police and CRPF personnel but there was no retaliation this […]

We’ve Learned Lot From 65 & 71: Pak Army Chief

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan Army chief Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa on Friday raised the Kashmir issue and reaffirmed Islamabad’s support for “self-determination” in Jammu and Kashmir. The Pakistan Army learnt a lot from the 1965 and 1971 wars with India and had made the country’s defence impregnable by developing nuclear weapons, he said at a Defence […]

New Pak Govt Has Opened Political Window: India

KOLKATTA — Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan Ajay Bisaria on Friday said the new Government there under Prime Minister Imran Khan has opened a political window and India is “filled with cautious hope”. He also said that India is pushing hard on humanitarian grounds for the release of prisoners of the two countries in each other’s […]

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