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Nocturnal clashes rock Pulwama village after forces ‘take down’ posters of slain militant commander Sameer Tiger..

Government forces raided the house of slain Hizb commander Sameer ‘Tiger’ in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district during the night and “took down” his posters, triggering protests and clashes in the area.Reports said government forces arrived in Drubgam, native village of slain ‘Tiger’ and took down his posters.Reports said announcements were ...

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45 youths join militancy in 2018..

At least 45 youths from the Kashmir Valley including an MBA and a PhD scholar have joined militancy this year till mid-April, according to officials, as the unusual surge in numbers take the security establishment by surprise.According to the top brass of the security establishment in the border state, Shopian ...

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Govt school Charar-e-Sharief operates from unsafe building..

The students of government higher secondary school (boys) Charar-e- Sharief here on Thursday complained that the institution was partly operating from an unsafe building.According to the students the heritage building of the institution established way back in 1962 by then prime minister of J&K, Bakshi Ghulam Muhammad was declared unsafe ...

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‘India-Pak should talk, emulate North, South Korean leadership’..

Chairman PDF and MLA Khansahib Hakeem Mohammad Yaseen on Thursday said India and Pakistan should emulate North and South Korean leadership and better their relations, adding that the improving relations between the two neighboring countries of India and China would cast a positive impact on Indo-Pak relations.Yaseen hoped that both ...

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ReT Teachers protest Govt failure to de-link salary from SSA

The J&K Rehbar-e-Taleem (ReT) teachers’ forum on Thursday gave a nine-day ultimatum to the government for de-linking of their salaries from Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA).The forum staged a protest in Press Enclave and threatened to intensify their strike after May 12.Chairman J&K ReT forum, Farooq Ahmed Tantry said around 65000 ...

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Mirwaiz, Malik reach Geelani’s Hyderpora residence; meeting underway..

Senior separatist leaders Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik on Thursday reached at the residence of Hurriyat(G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani in Hyderpora to discuss the present political situation in Kashmir.A source said that both Mirwaiz, who is chairman of Hurriyat (M), and JKLF chief Yasin Malik reached Hyderpora today ...

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Pakistan raises Kashmir issue at UN Committee on Information; India objects..

Pakistan has raked up the issue of alleged human rights violation in Kashmir at the UN’s Committee on Information to which India raised strong objection, saying it was irrelevant to the work of the panel.Pakistan’s delegate Masood Anwar, addressing a session of Committee on Information yesterday, raised the issue of ...

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OP Shaw meets Geelani, asks him to hold dialogue with New Delhi..

Under track 2 diplomacy, the Centre for Peace and Progress Chairman and noted Indian civil society member OP Shaw met Hurriyat chairman Syed Ali Geelani at his Hyderpora residence here on Wednesday.“It was a fruitful meeting and we exchanged our ideas with regard to Kashmir with each other. I told ...

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Jammu and Kashmir government revokes ban on carrying gadgets to official functions for media..

Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday lifted the ban on carrying gadgets and accessories to government functions for media men.In an order issued through department of information, government said: “various representations from media fraternity were pouring in for seeking redressal of problems of not allowing them to take phones electronic ...

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Mirwaiz leads special Shab-e-Baraat prayers at Jamia Masjid..

A large number of people gathered at Kashmir’s historic Jama Masjid in Srinagar on Tuesday night to observe Shab-e-Baraat.Shab-e-Baraat is observed by the Muslims on 15th night of Islamic month Shabaan to seek for the forgiveness of their sins from the Almighty Allah. According to a statement, the gathering was addressed ...

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