On World Human Rights Day JRL calls for Shutdown across Kashmir Valley

On World Human Rights Day JRL calls for Shutdown across Kashmir Valley

The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) comprising both factions of Hurriyat Conference led respectively by Syed Ali Geelani and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq besides JKLF headed by Muhammad Yasin Malik has called for complete protest strike on December 10, Monday, to highlight...
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Mirwaiz Umar Farooq urges UN to send ‘Fact-Finding’ team to Kashmir

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq urges UN to send ‘Fact-Finding’ team to Kashmir

Expressing serious concern over the “rising graph” of human rights violations in Kashmir, the chairman of Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Friday urged the United Nations to send a “fact-finding team” to Kashmir for a “first-hand apprai...
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Ahtisham Bilal, Kashmir student who joined IS returns home, later whisked away by police

Ahtisham Bilal, Kashmir student who joined IS returns home, later whisked away by police

Atisham Bilal Sofi, a student of Sharda University in Greater Noida from Khanyar area of Srinagar who recently joined Islamic State Jammu and Kashmir (ISJK) militant outfit has been detained by police from his home. Family sources informed reporters that...
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Kashmir on Norway’s peace engagements, advocates for Tri-Party Dialogue

Kashmir on Norway’s peace engagements, advocates for Tri-Party Dialogue

A sudden change of heart of New Delhi to allow the former prime minister of Norway, Kjell Magne Bondevik to visit Kashmir has come as a surprise to many but at the same time has rekindled a new hope toward...
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UN urged to stop rights violations in Kashmir

UN urged to stop rights violations in Kashmir

The Jammu and Kashmir Socio-Economic Coordination Committee (JKSECC), an amalgam of several business organizations and civil society formations, on Thursday sought UN intervention to stop human rights violations in the Valley. “We appeal to the UN Secretary-...
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223 Rebels killed in 11 months across Kashmir Valley

223 Rebels killed in 11 months across Kashmir Valley

Surpassing last year’s militant death toll of 209, the security force have killed 223 ultras in 2018 even as there is still one month to go for this year. Last year, the security forces had launched an ‘Operation All-out’ to...
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Nine killed, scores injured in clashes in south Kashmir

Nine killed, scores injured in clashes in south Kashmir

Six militants of Hizbul Mujahedeen and Laskhar-e-Toiba including three district commanders and a Territorial Army man were killed while another Army man was injured in a gunfight at Batagund village of south Kashmir’s Shopian district Sunday morning. Mea...
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Hurriyat leader Hafizullah shot dead in Anantnag, JRL calls for shutdown

Hurriyat leader Hafizullah shot dead in Anantnag, JRL calls for shutdown

Unknown gunmen on Tuesday shot dead a top separatist leader, Mir Hafizullah, at his residence in Badura locality in Akingam Achabal area of Anantnag district. Mir was shot dead barely 20 yards away from his home on Anantnag-Kishtwar highway at...
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City traffic in mess after closure of Jehangir Chowk-Naaz Cinema road

City traffic in mess after closure of Jehangir Chowk-Naaz Cinema road

The failure to complete the construction of the Jehangir Chowk-Ram Bagh flyover is taking a toll on traffic in the city as the administration has adopted another faulty plan to deal with the issue. The latest diversion plan, which became...
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Cold wave tightens grip, Srinagar records coldest night of season

Cold wave tightens grip, Srinagar records coldest night of season

Srinagar witnessed the coldest night of the season on Wednesday with the mercury settling below the freezing point for the first time, even as the weatherman forecast a spell of wet weather this weekend. The minimum temperature in the summer...
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