South Kashmir: Explosion outside Army camp kills civilian

South Kashmir: Explosion outside Army camp kills civilian

Srinagar: A civilian was killed today in an explosion outside an Army camp in Awantipora, Pulwama in south Kashmir.  The civilian was identified as Ashiq Hussain Chopan son of Ghulam Mohammad of Gutroo, Tral, a shepherd by profession. Reports said that he suffered serious injuries in the explosion at upper reaches of Awantipora forests near […]

Eesa laid to rest, thousands attend funeral

Eesa laid to rest, thousands attend funeral

Srinagar: Thousands of people attended the funeral prayers of slain militant Mohammad Eesa Fazili, an engineering student, in Ahmednagar area of Soura, Srinagar, who was killed in a gunfight along with two associates in Hakoora village of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district earlier today. His father, Naeem Fazili, led the funeral prayers. Youth raised pro-militant, pro-freedom and […]

PDP sacks Drabu for saying Kashmir not a political issue

PDP sacks Drabu for saying Kashmir not a political issue

Srinagar: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) today sacked finance minister Haseeb Drabu from the council of ministers over his recent remark about Kashmir. Drabu had said that Kashmir “isn’t a political issue” but a society with “social issues.” “PDP shot a letter to Raj Bhavan informing the governor NN Vohra about the decision,” a local daily reported. […]

Kashmir: Father stifles his emotions to announce militant son’s funeral

Kashmir: Father stifles his emotions to announce militant son’s funeral

Srinagar: Father of a young slain militant in Kashmir took to Facebook to announce his son’s funeral prayers in Srinagar today.  Naeem Fazili, the father of slain militant Mohammad Eesa Fazili who was killed by government forces in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Sunday evening, wrote on his Facebook: It is for the information of […]

Thousands gather to offer funeral of slain militant in Soura

Thousands gather to offer funeral of slain militant in Soura

Srinagar: Thousands of people, mainly youth, have gathered at slain militant Mohammad Eesa Fazili’s home in Soura, Srinagar’s Ahmadnagar to offer his funeral.  Fazili was killed along with his two associates in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district during the intervening night of 11 March and 12. Reports are also pouring in that youth have clashed with […]

KU students protest against militant killings in Anantnag

KU students protest against militant killings in Anantnag

Srinagar: Kashmir University students from Zakura campus staged a protest inside the varsity premises against the killings of three militants in Anantnag today.  Holding placards, the students also continued their protest against recent civilian killings in Shopian. “No one is safe in Kashmir amidst trigger-happy Indian soldiers. This occupation must end. Our future generation is […]

In Pictures: Restrictions in Srinagar following militant killings

In Pictures: Restrictions in Srinagar following militant killings

Srinagar: Authorities imposed restrictions in Srinagar parts including old city today morning after a militant from Soura, Srinagar was killed along with his two associates in an overnight encounter with government forces in Anantnag district, police said. Officials said they apprehended protests following the killing of the militant Muhammad Essa Fazili alias Ruhullah of Soura. […]

KU postpones exams, suspends classwork

KU postpones exams, suspends classwork

Srinagar: Kashmir University today postponed all exams and suspended class work at the varsity following the killing of three local militants in Anantnag. “Class work at the University of Kashmir shall remain suspended on March 12, 2018 (Monday). Moreover, all examinations scheduled for the day (March 12, 2018) are postponed. Fresh dates for the deferred examinations […]

Educational institutions closed in Srinagar following militant killing

Educational institutions closed in Srinagar following militant killing

Srinagar: Educational institutions including schools and colleges in Srinagar will remain closed today following a local militant’s killing in Anantnag district along with his two associates. Kashmir University has also suspended its class work today. Police on Monday claimed to have killed three militants in an overnight gunfight at Hakoora area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag […]

Restrictions in Soura, Old Srinagar following Ruhullah’s killing

Restrictions in Soura, Old Srinagar following Ruhullah’s killing

Srinagar: Authorities imposed restrictions in Srinagar parts including old city today morning after a militant from Soura, Srinagar was killed along with his two associates in an overnight encounter with government forces in Anantnag district, police said. Officials said they apprehended protests following the killing of the militant Muhammad Essa Fazili alias Ruhullah of Soura. […]

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