Srinagar Records Season’s Coldest Night At Minus 5.6 Deg C

SRINAGAR — Srinagar experienced the coldest night of the season Saturday night as the mercury continued its downward spiral in most parts of the Kashmir valley and Ladakh region. Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, recorded a low of minus 5.6 degrees Celsius Saturday night, down from minus 4.2 degrees Celsius the previous night, […]

Kashmir Shuts Against Pulwama Killings  

SRINAGAR — Life across Valley remained affected on Sunday due to a shutdown called by the joint resistance leadership (JRL) against the Pulwama killings by government forces. A complete shutdown was also observed in Chenab Valley’s Banihal, Khari, Bhadarwah, Doda, Thathri, Gandoh and Kishtwar areas. Seven civilians were killed during clashes when government forces resorted to […]

‘Badami Bagh Chalo’: Restrictions In Srinagar Parts On Monday

SRINAGAR  — Authorities in Srinagar have ordered imposition of restrictions under Section 144 of CrPC within the territorial jurisdictions of Khanyar, Rainawari, Nowhatta, Safakadal, MR Gunj and Ram Munshibagh police stations of the district tomorrow (on December 17). There will also be partial restrictions within the territorial jurisdictions of Maisuma and Kralkhud police stations of […]

Army Asks People Not To March Towards Badami Bagh on JRL call

SRINAGAR — The Army on Sunday advised people not to march towards 15 corps headquarters situated at Badami Bagh Cantonment in Srinagar on Monday on the call by Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL). Seven civilians including two minors were killed when state forces opened fire at protesters after a gun battle that left three militants and a […]

‘Kashmiris Must Be Allowed To Decide Their Future’: Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD — Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday condemned the civilian killings in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir and said that Kashmiris must be allowed to decide their future. Taking to Twitter, Pakistan PM condemned the civilian killings in Jammu and Kashmir and stressed that the Kashmir conflict could only be resolved through dialogue […]

UN Calls For ‘Credible’ Probe Into Khashoggi Murder

DOHA — UN chief Antonio Guterres called Sunday for a “credible” probe into journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder in Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul. “It is absolutely essential to have a credible investigation and to have the punishment of those that were guilty,” Guterres said at a conference in Doha. The UN chief said he had no […]

Hurriyat (M) Stages Protest Against Pulwama Killings  

SRINAGAR — A protest march was taken out by the Hurriyat (M) here to protest the killing of sev­en civilians in Pulwama. The Hurriyat activists and AAC leaders took out the protest march from Jamia Masjid Sri­nagar which ended at Nowhatta Chowk Srinagar. The protests raised pro-freedom and anti-In­dia slogans. The protestors also held a […]

Yasin Malik Goes Into Hiding To Evade Arrest

SRINAGAR — Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief Ya­sin Malik on Saturday went into hiding to evade arrest ahead of proposed march to Badami Bagh army base against Pulwama civil­ian killings. “JKLF ailing chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik has gone into hiding and will lead a protest rally towards Badami Bagh army cantonment on Monday […]

KU Postpones Exams Scheduled On Monday

SRINAGAR —  University of Kashmir Saturday postponed all examinations which were to be held on Monday “All the Under Graduate (General & Professional) and M.Ed. examinations scheduled to be held on 17-12-2018 are hereby postponed. Fresh dates will be notified separately,” said a statement from varsity

MBA Pass Out Abid Leaves Indonesian Wife, Daughter Behind

PULWAMA — Abid Hussain, an MBA returnee from  Indonesia , left home in Karimabad village of South Kashmir’s Pulwama to fetch milk for his 3-month-old daughter.  While family was awaiting for Abid,  a terrible news reached home, leaving his Indonesian wife along with his mother in shock: “Abid has been killed.” Thousands of people of […]