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Police seize 2.5 KGs of poppy straw in Ganderbal

Police seize 2.5 KGs of poppy straw in Ganderbal

  GANDERBAL May 26(MK): Police in its recent action against drug dealings in Ganderbal has arrested a drug peddler and seized contraband substance from his possession. One person identified as Mohammad Maqbool Bhat resident of Manigam arrested for drug supply offences has been taken to Police Station Ganderbal where he remains in custody. “Acting on […]

Dubai-based expat names newborn Narendra Modi

Dubai-based expat names newborn Narendra Modi

New Delhi: With celebrations being witnessed across the country following Narendra Modi led BJP’s euphoric win in the Lok Sabha elections, a family here has named their newborn son after the Prime Minister to commemorate his thumping victory. Speaking to ANI, the newborn’s grandfather Mohammad Idrish said, “He has been named Narendra Modi because, on […]

No shutdown tomorrow: JRL

No shutdown tomorrow: JRL

Srinagar: Joint Resistance Leadership on Saturday said that there will be no shutdown tomorrow. According to Hurriyat (G) there will be no strike on Sunday (Tomorrow) asking people to resume their normal work and business. Pertainally, JRL comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik had called for one day strike on […]

2013 to 2019: Hizb to AGH-Major blow to militancy

2013 to 2019: Hizb to AGH-Major blow to militancy

Nisar Dharma Srinagar: The killing of Zakir Rashid Bhat aka Zakir Musa, one the last active militant ‘commanders’ in Kashmir is a major blow to militancy in the valley, police officials said on Friday. Zakir was killed in an encounter in Dadsara Tral between Thursday and Friday night. The operation was jointly carried out by […]

9 months old girl found dead in Uri, police starts investigation

9 months old girl found dead in Uri, police starts investigation

Baramulla: In a shocking incident a 9 months old girl was found dead in Uri area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Saturday. According to reports a 9 months baby had been placed in the bushes at Kinari village of Kamalkote in Uri on Saturday. Reports said that passerby alerted the police to the scene, […]

Pakistan arrests six for collecting funds for Jaish and LeJ

Islamabad: Pakistan has arrested six people for allegedly collecting funds for two outlawed militant organizations. Muhammad Ashraf, an official with the Punjabi police’s counterterrorism department, told AP that that the arrests were part of crackdown against terror financing in the province. He said those arrested were raising money for Jaish-e-Mohammed and Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, but did not […]

Internet services resumed in Kashmir parts

Srinagar: Authorities’ on Saturday restored the internet services in Baramulla, Budgam and Ganderbal districts of Kashmir. The service was blocked on Thursday late night after the killing of militant commander Zakir Musa in Dadsara village of Tral. Musa was killed in a gunfight with government forces on Friday morning. However, the service remained suspended in […]

SKUAST-K entrance as per schedule tomorrow: Official

SKUAST-K entrance as per schedule tomorrow: Official

Srinagar: SKUAST-K entrance test for admission to various undergraduate degree programmes will be held as per schedule tomorrow, said an official. The exam scheduled tomorrow will be held as per schedule, he said.

Gau rakshaks thrash three Muslims, made to shout Jai Shree Ram

Two Muslim men and a woman were thrashed by self-proclaimed gau rakshaks over rumours of carrying beef in Seoni, Madhya Pradesh. The victims said they were forced to say slogans of ‘Jai Shree Ram’ by the accused. According to India Today, the self-proclaimed gau rakshaks had gotten a tip off that two Muslim youths and […]

Judge tells attacker to study Sikhs as part of sentence

Judge tells attacker to study Sikhs as part of sentence

New Delhi: A judge on Friday ordered an Oregon man to learn about the Sikh religion and submit a report to the court as part of his sentence for an attack on a Sikh shopkeeper in Salem, a civil rights group said. Andrew Ramsey pleaded guilty to misdemeanour counts of intimidation and assault in the […]

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OPINION

Conflict kills a friend, friendship survives

Saqib Mugloo It’s been six months since Talib Laway’s death, but his 18-year-old best friend Shahid Iqbal is still meeting him. Amid the cloud of sadness, and longing for Mr. Iqbal, as he says, after 40 days of Mr. Laway’s burial, “One day he walked into my house and I hugged him tightly,” said Mr. […]