JJBs, CWS Function HC’s ‘Main Concern’ 

SRINAGAR — The J&K High Court on Friday said that proper functioning of juvenile justice boards and child welfare committee was its main concern.  Hearing a suo-moto Public Interest Litigation, a Division Bench of Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice D S Thakur also sought a report from the Police on creation of Juvenile Police Units […]

Sopore Shuts to Mourn Hurriyat Activists Killing 

SRINAGAR — A shutdown was observed in Sopore and Zainageer areas of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district today to protest the killing of a Hurriyat activist and mourn the deaths of two militants in a gunfight yesterday.  Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik had appealed for shutdown in […]

Mirwaiz Hails UNHRC Chief’s Statement 

SRINAGAR — Welcoming the recent statement of United Nations Human Rights Council Chief Michelle Bachelet that there was no action on the UN report depicting rights situation in Kashmir by New Delhi, All Parties Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Friday said it has been a long pending demand of the people of Kashmir […]

Govt Orders Assessment Of Hail Storm Damage

SRINAGAR — Director Agriculture Kashmir Syed Altaf Aijaz Andrabi today visited different hailstorm-affected areas of district Budgam and Baramulla which include the villages of Agrikalan, Kanihama, Goomahmedpora, Magam, Ardina, Hanjibugh, Peth Makhama etc. During the visit, he interacted with the affected farmers and ensured them of every possible technical assistance by the department.  Director Agriculture gave on spot […]