Dozens injured as forces ‘barge’ into residential houses, beat inmates in Shopian village


Srinagar, June 13: Dozens of residents of Turkwangam village some 12 Kilometres from district headquarters Shopian were injured after forces, according to locals, barged into residential houses late last night and ruthlessly beat the inmates. Reports reaching here said that earlier in the day a mild stone pelting incident had taken place in the village. ‘At around 11;30 pm a large ...

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South Kashmir: Forces ‘ransack’ shops after locals celebrate Pakistan Champions Trophy win


Srinagar, June 13: Government forces on Monday night allegedly vandalized dozens of shops and vehicles in Vehil village of Shopian after locals burst firecrackers to celebrate Pakistan’s win over Sri Lanka in the ongoing Champions Trophy in England. Local sources said that youth burst firecrackers to celebrate the Pakistan cricket team at around 10:30 pm last night. However, forces personnel rushed ...

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CM hands over regularization orders to 600 ReTs


Srinagar, June 13: Teachers play key role in shaping destiny of students: Mehbooba ‘Our kids are living in atmosphere of strain with very little to cheer about’ Srinagar, June 12: Terming the teachers as role models for the society, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti Monday said they (teachers) have a greater role to play, particularly in present times, in shaping the destiny of ...

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16 JKP cops on deputation to NIA


Jammu, June 13: Home Department today ordered deputation of 16 police officers to National Investigation Agency (NIA) for three years with immediate effect. According to the order, the officers deputed to NIA are SP Abdul Qayoom, DySP Purshotam Mangi, DySP Baljit Singh, Inspector Ranbir Singh, Inspector Om Parkash, Inspector Neeraj Sharma, SI Amit Basur (now Inspector), HC Ganesh Dass, HC Madan ...

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41 officials suspended in Kupwara over dereliction of duty


Srinagar, June 12: As many as 41 employees of various government departments in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district were today suspended for allegedly being absent from duty. Kupwara District Development Commissioner conducted surprise inspections at various offices and institutions located in Trehgam and Kralpora tehsils of the district, an official spokesman said. During the surprise check, 41 officials of various departments ...

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Kashmiri youth through their struggle and sacrifices are writing down new chapters of gallant and valor : Mohammad Yasin Malik


Srinagar, June 12: Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Muhammad Yasin Malik has expressed his heartfelt grief and sorrow over the demise of veteran social figure Abdul Majeed Butt of Islamabad Kashmir who was father of great martyr Manzoor ul Islam , martyr Sajad Ahmad and father in law of Shaheed Hilal Ahmad Misgar. Yasin sahib along with JKLF vice chairman advocate ...

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Geelani demands release of all detenues before Eid-ul-Fitr


Srinagar, June 12: Demanding release of all detenues, including those arrested under the Public Safety Act (PSA), Hurriyat (G) Chairman Syed Ali Geelani said hundreds of separatist leaders and activists have been lodged in far flung areas in Jammu. Criticising the authorities for repeatedly slapping the PSA on separatists leaders even after the courts quash their detention, Geelani said Dukhtaran-e-Milat chief ...

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Mirwaiz bereaved; Aunt of Mirwaiz Umar Farooq passed away


Srinagar, June 12: Daughter of late Moulvi Noor-u-din Shah (RA) and aunt of Mirwaiz Umar Farooq passed away in Islamabad, Pakistan. The deceased was the wife of Late Muhammad Afzal Shawl. In a statement Awami Action Committee said that it is unfortunate that Mirwaiz Umar Farooq cannot visit his family and share their grief in Pakistan Administered Kashmir and Pakistan as ...

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Students clash with forces in Shopian


Srinagar, June 12: Clashes between students and govt forces erupted in Shopian town Monday after students started protesting against alleged siege of the local college. Witnesses said that the girl students also joined and started protesting. Pertinently, colleges and universities of Kashmir valley reopened after many days in Kashmir. Authorities had suspended class work in the higher educational institutions fearing protests.

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