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By News Desk | Srinagar One militant was killed while another managed to escape after the Jammu and Kashmir police and Indian paramilitary forces raided their hide out in an orchard in Wagbug village of north Kashmir’s Varmul district. Police has also seized arms and ammunition from the encounter site. A Laskhar-e-Toiba Divisional Commander for [...]
By News Desk | Srinagar, Kashmir The Chairman of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front – the first armed rebel group of the region, Yasin Malik on Tuesday said that Kashmiris are capable enough to fight for their cause and there is no need for any assistance from any side. Malik said this while reacting to the [...]
A 23-year-old girl, Mehvish Mushtaq has become the first Kashmiri to develop Android application that will help the Valley and its people by providing essential information on various government and private departments to resolve their everyday problems.
During the recent uprisings in the valley of Kashmir, one of the major tools used by the Jammu and Kashmir police and the Indian Paramilitary forces has been the tear gas shell. The tear gas shell is not an alien instrument: it has been used freely on peaceful protesters as well as stone throwers. There have been a large number of civilian killings, mostly teenagers, due to the tear gas shells. More than often, it causes serious injuries, leaves victims bed ridden for years, and results in loss of eyesight.
By News Desk | Delhi, India A documentary on the torture of people of Kashmir titled Kashmir’s Torture Trail was screened today at the University of Delhi’s North Campus for the students, followed by a discussion with Gautam Navlakha – an eminent civil rights activist and author. By the acclaimed BAFTA winning film-maker Jezza Neumann, [...]
By News Desk | Srinagar In Haryana, Geeta Engineering College has asked Kashmiri students, enrolled under Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme in August 2012, to vacate the institution or pay hefty fee. Students and their parents accused a local non-government-organization (NGO) for playing foul, demanding the Jammu and Kashmir authorities to intervene in the matter. “Nearly forty Kashmiri [...]
By News Desk | Srinagar Stating that the ongoing movement had nothing to do with the killings of innocent and unarmed civilians, Hurriyat Conference (G) Chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani on Tuesday said, that the killing of any unarmed and innocent person affiliated with any political ideology was against the spirit of the ongoing separatist movement [...]
In yet another twist to Papa Kishtwari case, slain man’s son Zahoor Ahmad Mir Tuesday alleged that Kishtwari, a counter-insurgent of Kashmir, resorted to abusive language against him inside the court and threatened to kill him. Mir said that irony is that all this was going in front of the Judge and no action was taken against the SPO.
Srinagar: The body of a British woman, who was stabbed to death allegedly by a Dutch tourist last week, was Tuesday handed over to British High Commission officials for taking it to her home country. Sarah Elizabeth, 24, was found dead in a pool of blood inside her room in the houseboat here on Saturday. [...]
By News Desk | Srinagar Terming the claims of the Jammu and Kashmir government that no minor is in police lock up and no Public Safety Act (PSA) has been slapped on any teenager as white lie the Hazratbal family Wednesday claimed that their 16-year-old son has been booked under PSA by the authorities. The [...]
By News Desk | Srinagar To divert attention of stone throwers towards sports, state government has proposed to establish a play ground in every village and locality in Kashmir Valley. It has also plan to improve the part of TRC ground for football players to boost their talent. “Sports is an activity which is dearer [...]
We have reached to a consensus that the only thing that essentially binds us all is the universal hatred of the Indian government and the Jammu and Kashmir government. This vast topic out of the way what else are we left with? Zilch, I must say.