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ATCC protest against arrest of Advocate Talib

ATCC protest against arrest of Advocate Talib

Anantnag: All Tribal Coordination Committee (ATCC) on Thursday staged a protest in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district against the arrest of Talib Hussain who was the prime campaigner of Kautha rape and murder case. The protesting members were holding banners and placards and were shouting slogans in favour of Advocate Talib Hussain. ATCC members assembled in […]

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Saudi return youth among three join LeT

Saudi return youth among three join LeT

Anantnag: There seems to be no letup in the militant recruitments in South Kashmir as three more youth including a Saudi returned young man have joined militant outfit Lashkar-e-Toiba, reports said. Reports said that three youth who had gone missing from the Southern district of Anantnag have joined militant ranks whose gun wielding pictures have […]

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Two minor girls abducted, recovered

Two minor girls abducted, recovered

Sikhs protest in Mattan, demand action against involved culprits

Anantnag: The residents of Mattan area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Wednesday staged protest against the abduction of two minor girls from the area. The Sikh community also blocked the Khanabal-Pahalgam road at Mattan to demand arrest of culprits involved in abducting two minor girls. The protesters said that two minor school girls from […]

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Villagers lockdown school, demand its upgradation

Villagers lockdown school, demand its upgradation

Anantnag: The residents and students of Guree village of Bijbehara area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district Thursday staged a protest, demanding upgradation of Govt High School to the Higher Secondary level. Score of students as well as villagers raised slogans in favour of their demands. Pertinently, the school was upgraded in 2002 from Middle School […]

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Kulgam shuts for second straight day against killings

Kulgam shuts for second straight day against killings

Anantnag: A complete shutdown was observed for the second consecutive day on Tuesday in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district against the killing of two militants and a civilian. All the shops, business establishments, government and private offices and educational institutes remained closed while the vehicular movement was thin on the roads. Meanwhile, the internet services continued […]

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Kulgad, Thajiwara protest against water scarcity

Kulgad, Thajiwara protest against water scarcity

Anantnag: The inhabitants of Kulgad and Thajiwara areas of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Tuesday staged a demonstration against the Public Health Engineering (PHE) department for failing to provide drinking water supply to their villages. The protesters including men and women assembled at Achabal-Anantnag road and blocked it for several hours, resulting in traffic mess […]

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SSA Teachers protest against delay in salary

SSA Teachers protest against delay in salary

Anantnag: The Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) teachers staged protest at Anantnag on Saturday against the government for failing to streamline their salaries. The teachers under the banner of J&K Teachers Forum assembled near Sports Stadium Anantnag to DC Office Complex Anantnag and took out the protest march, demanding the release of their pending salaries. Later, […]

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70 year old woman fights a lone battle with life

70 year old woman fights a lone battle with life

Left to fend for paralyzed daughter, Zaiba tries to move on

Anantnag: Life has played atrociously with Zaiba Begum (76), a widow who is living in a house filled with ghost-like-emptiness along with her paralyzed daughter Lateefa Jan in Batengoo area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district. In Zaiba’s life, she has had a continuous tryst, which usually turned into a bloody fight with the deadly disease […]

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Casual labours, need basis workers lock down PHE division Bijbehara 

Casual labours, need basis workers lock down PHE division Bijbehara 

Anantnag: Hundreds of casual labours and need basis workers of Public Health Engineering (PHE) department on Saturday locked the office of the PHE division Bijbehara Anantnag to protest against what they termed as ‘the deplorable attitude of their higher-ups’. The casual labours also staged protest in Bijbehara and raised slogans against PHE department. They alleged […]

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Uranhall-Bijbehara road irks commuters

Uranhall-Bijbehara road irks commuters

Anantnag: Despite government’s claim to have achieved the target of macadamization in the state, several roads in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district are putting question mark on the claims as the pathetic conditions of the roads continue to haunt locals especially commuters. According to the locals, Bijbehara-Uranhalla major road connecting several villages to District headquarters Anantnag […]