Monthly Archives: April 2017

Student protests refusing to die down. Clashes leave many injured

  Srinagar, April 26: Student protests against a police crackdown on Degree College Pulwama on April 15 are refusing to die down despite the call from the Kashmir University Students’ Union (KUSU) asking students to resume their classes. Student protests and subsequent clashes erupted in different parts of Kashmir triggering shutdown in Pulwama, Bandipora, Chadoora and Shopian. Sensing trouble, authorities ...

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Communication blockade will play havoc with Kashmir economy: Farooq Abdullah

Srinagar, April 26: National Conference President and Member of Parliament for Srinagar Dr. Farooq Abdullah on Wednesday said the communication blockade invoked by the PDP-BJP Government would play havoc with the State’s economy and in turn rendering thousands of youth unemployed. Interacting with various traders’ delegations from Srinagar that called on the National Conference President, Dr. Farooq Abdullah said the ...

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J&K Govt invokes Indian Telegraph Act Bans Social Networking sites in Kashmir Valley

  Srinagar, April 26: The state Home department headed by Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has ordered ban on internet services in Kashmir Valley for one month, sources said. “Internet services in Kashmir Valley shall not be permitted to be transmitted for a period of one month,” reads a Home department order issued on Wednesday.    Pertinently, internet mobile services are ...

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Shabir Shah pays tributes to Amanullah Khan Says his contribution to freedom movement is invaluable

  Srinagar, April 26: The incarcerated chairman of Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) Shabir Ahmad Shah on Wednesday paid glowing tributes to one of the great leaders of the freedom movement of Kashmir, Amanullah Khan, on his first anniversary. In a statement issued to press, Shah said the Late Amanullah Khan dedicated his whole life fighting for the freedom of Jammu ...

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Diktats against students at educational institutions won’t be tolerated: Aasiya  

 Chairperson of Dukhtaran-e-Millat, Syedah Aasiyeh Andrabi, on Wednesday said Jammu and Kashmir isn’t part of India and anyone forcing people here to acknowledge India’s illegal occupation as “genuine” will have to face wrath of general masses. The strongly worded statement has come in the backdrop of diktat issued by the principal of Government Higher Secondary, Amira Kadal, Shakeela Wani, who ...

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CM chairs UHQ meet Culprits spreading hatred among people be brought to justice: Mehbooba

    SRINAGAR, APRIL 25: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today directed the security agencies to undertake youth counseling and ensure that no collateral damage takes place while dealing with day to day law & order situations. She specifically directed that culprits be brought to justice if found involved in harassing a community or section of society in the name of ...

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CM chairs UHQ meet Culprits spreading hatred among people be brought to justice: Mehbooba SRINAGAR, APRIL 25: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today directed the security agencies to undertake youth counseling and ensure that no collateral damage takes place while dealing with day to day law & order situations. She specifically directed that culprits be brought to justice if found involved ...

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Mehraj-ul-Alam observed with religious fervor Huge devotees converged at Hazratbal

  Srinagar, April 25: Mehraj-ul-Alam was celebrated with religious fervour and gaiety across Jammu and Kashmir. Thousands of devotees thronged the shrines and masjids and offered prayers five times in the day. The biggest congregation of the Mehraj-ul-Alam function was held at Hazratbal shrine located on the banks of the Dal Lake here. Thousands of devotees, comprising men, women and children ...

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PDP district President succumbs to injuries

Srinagar Apr 24:Ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) district president Abdul Gani Dar who was shot at by suspected militants Monday morning in Pulwama has sccumbed to injuries at SMHS Hospital here a short while ago. Sources said that Dar was admitted to hospital in a critical condition but could not be saved. “He could not survive due to grievious injuries” a ...

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Clashes intensify around Lal-chowk Srinagar

Srinagar, April 24: Clashes erupted on MA road and areas surrounding Lal Chowk Srinagar after Student protests intensified on Monday. As per reports after six students were arrested during clashes near SP School, protests intensified as students begun pelting stones over police. Students begun pelting stones on police and in retaliation forces fired teargas and sound shells to quell the ...

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