KEG ends boycott of police after DGP regrets assault on AFP photojournalist

KEG ends boycott of police after DGP regrets assault on AFP photojournalist

JAMMU: Director General Police SP Vaid has regretted the assault on AFP photojournalist Tauseef Mustafa by a police officer last Thursday and hoped that such “isolated instances” will not come in the way of a “synergised approach of law enforcing agency and the media”, an official spokesman said on Tuesday. Vaid said the media and […]

Pak asks world bodies to stop ‘Indian forces’ brutalities’ in Kashmir

Pak asks world bodies to stop ‘Indian forces’ brutalities’ in Kashmir

Srinagar: While reiterating that Kashmir was a core issue between Pakistan and India, Pakistan on Tuesday called upon international community and world bodies to intervene to stop “India forces’ brutalities and human rights violations in Kashmir.” “Pakistan is sincere in resolving this issue but India has not responded positively to its offer for composite dialogue,” […]

Zaira’s retort to BJP minister: Women in hijab are beautiful and free

Zaira’s retort to BJP minister: Women in  hijab are beautiful and free

SRINAGAR: Kashmir-born Bollywood actress Zaira Wasim on Friday rebuffed minister of youth affairs and sports Vijay Goel, creating an online stir, days after she was caught in a row over her apology she posted on a social networking site for being projected as a ‘role model’ for Kashmiri youth. The 16-year-old actress felt offended after […]

Pakherpora observes shutdown on militant’s death anniversary

Pakherpora observes shutdown on militant’s death anniversary

Srinagar: Locals in Pakherpora area of Budgam on Sunday observed a complete shutdown on the death anniversary of slain militant Master Shakeel Ahmad. Shops and business establishments remained shut in view of the shutdown, according to locals, to commemorate the second death anniversary of the militant. Shakeel was killed in an encounter with the government […]

Naga leader on peace accord: We will be owners of our land, resources

Naga leader on peace accord:  We will be owners of our land, resources

Srinagar: The government of India has agreed to allow Nagaland to raise its own army—Naga Army—under the peace accord that the Narendra Modi-led Indian government signed with former militant outfit National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN) on August 3, 2015, a Naga leader has told The Caravan magazine. Nagas have been fighting for a separate […]

Govt bans publication of Kashmir Reader, says ‘its publication can incite violence and disturb peace’

Govt bans publication of Kashmir Reader, says ‘its publication can incite violence and disturb peace’

Srinagar: The state government on Sunday ordered printing presses to stop printing and publication of Kashmir Reader, else punitive measures under various sections of different laws can be invoked against them. The order, issued by district magistrate Srinagar, says that publication of the newspaper can “easily incite acts of violence and disturb peace and tranquillity”. […]

Sarpanch killed in Kashmir’s Pulwama

Srinagar: A 30-year-old Sarpanch was killed by unknown gunmen in Kandzal Kakpora village in Pulwama district on Sunday afternoon. The slain was identified as Fayaz Ahmad Bhat son of Abdul Gani of Kandzal was affiliated with National Conference. Please follow and like us:0

Forces stop pro-freedom marches in south Kashmir

Srinagar: The government forces on Sunday imposed curfew in south Kashmir’s Kakapora Pulwama, Midoora Tral and Bijbehara town to stop the pro-freedom marches there. All the entry and exit points were sealed off with razor wires and contingents of government forces were deployed in these areas since morning. Please follow and like us:0

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