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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 […]

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 […]

“Gau Rakshaks” Kill Father of 5 Girls in Baderwah – Curfew Imposed

“Gau Rakshaks” Kill Father of 5 Girls in Baderwah – Curfew Imposed

Baderwah: A group of alleged cow vigilantes shot a man to death who was allegedly carrying cattle at Nalthi Pul area of Baderwah in district of Chenab Valley in Jammu Kashmir. Speaking to a local news agency, the eyewitness, Yasir Hussain who was accompanying the slain, Nayeem Shah, said that they were stopped by a […]

Army Man Shoots Self Dead In Pattan

Army Man Shoots Self Dead In Pattan

Pattan: An Army soldier allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle inside the camp in north Kashmir’s Pattan on Saturday. Reports reaching GNS said that an army man of 22 Engineering Regiment, posted at Hamrey Pattan, shot himself while on duty today at around 11:00 am. Soon after the incident, his colleagues […]

Admit cards, roll number slips to be treated as travel passes for candidates: Div Com

Admit cards, roll number slips to be treated as travel passes for candidates: Div Com

SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmed Khan today said that the admit cards and roll number slips shall be treated as travel passes for the candidates who have to appear in different examinations on curfew days.

Friday prayers disallowed at Jami Masjid for 2nd straight week

Friday prayers disallowed at Jami Masjid for 2nd straight week

Mirwaiz urges all stakeholders to come together to put an end to daily killings Srinagar: The government Friday disallowed mandatory congregational prayers for the second consecutive week at the historic Jamia Masjid in Nowhatta, Old city here. According to KNO News Desk, the authorities had deployed a huge contingent of forces around and at 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. […]