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 Bilal Ahmad

Forces lay siege in Gund Brath village in Sopore

Forces lay siege in Gund Brath village in Sopore

Sopore: Government Forces on Wednesday afternoon launched a Cordon and Search Operation in North Kashmir’s Sopore village. Reports said that a team of Army’s 22 RR, Special Operation Group of Police (SOG) and CRPF jointly laid siege in Gund Brath area of Sopore. Reports said that the forces acted after getting specific inputs about the […]

 Bilal Ahmad

Pesky power cuts trigger protest in Sopore

Pesky power cuts trigger protest in Sopore

Sopore: The residents of Nowpora Kalan area of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Wednesday staged a protest against the Power Development Department (PDD) for failing to provide adequate electricity to them from the last few weeks. Scores of residents blamed authorities for their sufferings, saying that they are facing immense hardships due to […]

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BJP’s debacle in polls reflects triumph of truth over falsehood: NC

BJP’s debacle in polls reflects triumph of truth over falsehood: NC

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir National Conference on Wednesday asserted that the debacle of BJP in Hindi heart land reflects triumph of truth over falsehood and the revulsion of people for divisive and communal politics. In a statement issued here, a party spokesperson said that the recent election results in five states reveal that people are […]

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Trade body asks for donations for helping Mujgund victims

Srinagar: Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the KCC&I Relief Trust on Wednesday urged the business fraternity to come forward and join hands to provide shelter and basic necessities to families who lost their houses and households in a recent gunfight at Mujgund area of city outskirts recently. In a statement issued Kashmir Chamber […]

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Tarigami demands KCC loan waiver in Kashmir

Tarigami demands KCC loan waiver in Kashmir

Srinagar: CPI (M) leader Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami Wednesday demanded a one-time waiver of Kissan Credit Card loan of small farmers and fruit growers in Kashmir whose crops were damaged by recent snowfall. The scale of relief announced under the state-specific special natural calamity for damaged orchards due to snowfall is quite inadequate given the quantum […]

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Malik released after month-long-incarceration

Malik released after month-long-incarceration

Srinagar: After a month-long-detention, chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), Muhammad Yasin Malik was on Wednesday released from police custody. Soon after being released, Malik condemned the arrests of amalgam leaders including its zonal organizer Bashir Ahmad Kashmiri. The statement added that police after arresting him have lodged him at Police Station Kral […]

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Even toddlers are not safe in Kashmir: Mirwaiz

Even toddlers are not safe in Kashmir: Mirwaiz

Visits SMHS, enquires about health condition of pellet hit Hiba

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Wednesday visited the SMHS hospital and enquired about the health condition of youngest pellet victim, 18 months old Hiba Jan who lost her eye-sight due to pellets. Mirwaiz as per a statement issued here demanded immediate ban on use of pellet guns, which are now being […]

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Pakistan has to do much more to end HR abuses in Kashmir: Sehrai

Pakistan has to do much more to end HR abuses in Kashmir: Sehrai

Srinagar: Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Chairman, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai on Wednesday said that Pakistan being one of the main parties to Kashmir issue has to do much more to put an end to the ‘appalling grind of repression and human right abuse’ in Kashmir. Sehrai as per a statement issued here while reacting to Pakistan Prime Minister, Imran […]

 KV Correspondent

Slow judicial process ruined life of many Kashmiris: Geelani

Slow judicial process ruined life of many Kashmiris: Geelani

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman, Syed Ali Geelani on Wednesday said that ‘slow and humiliating judicial process’ has ruined the life of so many young Kashmiri prisoners. In a statement issued here, Geelani expressed concern about the pathetic condition of prisoners who are languished in and outside the state. “Despite being political prisoners, they are […]

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Congress pledges to defeat communal, divisive elements

Congress pledges to defeat communal, divisive elements

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Congress president G A Mir vowed to defeat the communal and divisive forces” in the state who were creating an “atmosphere of discord”. “Congress will defeat the designs of communal and divisive forces creating atmosphere of discord and will not allow them to play with the emotions of people for political […]