Srinagar: Blaming coalition regime for “ghastly situation” in state, Huriyat Conference (G) Sunday said that there was no let-up in killings, human rights violations, harassing civilians and restrictions on leadership in Kashmir in 2017. Hurriyat (G) in its report released on Sunday said that it (2017) marked most horrible year as civilian killings touched its […]
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Keller (Shopian): The army on Saturday allegedly beat students of a government-run winter tuition centre at Keller higher secondary school after vehicles of army came under mild stone-pelting near the school. One of the teachers of the school, wishing anonymity, told Kashmir Reader, “At about 11am, when we were only three teachers in the school, […]
Tral: A sixteen-year-old militant was among two Fidayeen killed in a gunfight with Indian forces in Lethpora area of Awantipora tehsil in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Sources said that Fardeen Ahmad Khanday who was a son of a police constable was among the two Fidayeen killed in the day-long firefight. He was a resident of […]
‘Killings, curbs on people continued Govt closed Jamia Masjid on 18 Fridays’ Srinagar: The annual report of Hurriyat Conference (Mirwaiz) on the human rights situation in Kashmir has painted a grim picture of the overall scenario with figures suggesting that nothing has changed on ground and instead the graph of killings has shown an upward […]
Srinagar:At least 24 militants and 12 security personnel were killed in different militancy incidents across the north Kashmir’s Bandipora district this year. As per the data, 24 militants including two top Lashkar-i-Toiba commanders were killed in seven different encounters in the district in 2017.
Encounters, protests at encounter sites kept forces on the edge Javid Ahmad Srinagar: The year 2017 continued to witness violence as forces killed around 210 militants—most of them in hinterland and along the Line of Control. Besides 117 local youth joined militant ranks even as chief minister Mehbooba Mufti stated that only “killing militants was […]
Srinagar; For Sayar Tariq Rathar, a 17-year-old class XII student from Litter village of Pulwama, life is different and difficult after he received pellet injuries in his eye in October. Sayar Tariq Rathar in a media interview in Srinagar said, “Life is different for me now. I was spending 3-4 hours on sports activities but […]
Islamabad: Pakistan on Friday released the teaser of an animated movie titled ‘Burhan, the Son of Kashmir’ commemorating slain Hizib Commander Burhan Wani who was killed last year on July 8 in an encounter. Rana Abrar, a top Lollywood director has directed the movie featuring animated Burhan Wani as the protagonist.
(Syed Irfan Raza) ISLAMABAD: The incorporation of Pakistan’s stance on the Kashmir issue in the joint declaration of the first-ever Speakers’ Conference, which concluded here on Sunday, turned out to be a major diplomatic achievement against all odds, given that it was initially opposed by three of the signatory countries, sources told Dawn.
Aripal (Kashmir): Thousands of people on Tuesday participated in the funeral prayers of slain Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) commander, Noor Muhammad Tantray in Darganaie Gund village of Aripal tehsil in Pulwama district. Funeral prayers were held for Tantray at a local ground as mourners were pouring in from various parts of the town.