UN chief ‘very concerned over Kashmir situation’

UN chief ‘very concerned over Kashmir situation’

United Nations chief Antonio Guterres is “very concerned” over the situation in Kashmir and wants all member states to protect their civilians, reports said. “The Secretary-General is, indeed, very concerned about the situation that we’ve seen in Jammu and Kashmir. He reminds that Member States are responsible under international humanitarian law to protect civilians,” Stephane […]

Shopian killings: Pak to observe ‘Kashmir Solidarity Day’ on Friday

Shopian killings: Pak to observe ‘Kashmir Solidarity Day’ on Friday

 Special envoys to visit different capitals to highlight Indian brutalities in Kashmir Pakistan has declared that ‘Kashmir Solidarity Day’ will be observed on Friday in support of Kashmiri people and against ‘Indian brutalities,’ reports said. The federal cabinet met in Islamabad under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Monday. Foreign Minister Khawaja […]

Setback to Hafiz Saeed’s election plans

Setback to Hafiz Saeed’s election plans

US designates MML as ‘terrorist outfit’ The US Department of State amended its designation of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) on Monday, identifying Milli Muslim League (MML) and Tehreek-e-Azadi-e-Kashmir (TAJK) as LeT affiliates, making it impossible for them to register as political parties. The Department of State amended the designation of LeT to include the aliases MML and […]

Is UN waiting for World War III: Tahirul Qadri on Kashmir killings

Is UN waiting for World War III: Tahirul Qadri on Kashmir killings

Prominent Pakistani-Canadian politician and Islamic scholar Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri has slammed the Indian Army over the killings in south Kashmir on Sunday. “I am deeply saddened by the killings in the occupied territory, I express solidarity with the families of the deceased,” Qadri, who heads the Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) said. “They (the Indian Army) have made […]

In Pictures: Injured civilians at SMHS hospital

In Pictures: Injured civilians at SMHS hospital

Pics by Sanna Irshad Mattoo An unprecedented rush was witnessed at SMHS hospital in Srinagar today as one injured after another from south Kashmir’s Shopian and Kulgam districts were admitted here. Thirteen militants and four civilians were killed in three separate encounters in south Kashmir.  Three army personnel were also killed in a gunfight. Around 34 […]

Bloody Sunday: 13 militants, 4 civilians, 3 soldiers killed in south Kashmir gunfights

Bloody Sunday: 13 militants, 4 civilians, 3 soldiers killed in south Kashmir gunfights

Srinagar: Kashmir witnessed an unprecedented death toll in recent years of strife today as thirteen militants and four civilians were killed by government forces in three separate gunfights in south Kashmir’s Shopian and Anantnag districts.  Four civilians, who were killed by government forces around encounter sites, were identified as Zubair Ahmad Bhat of Gopalpora, Kulgam, Mushtaq Ahmad Thokar, […]

Shopian Bloodbath: Forces kill 2 more civilians in Kachdoora, toll 4

Shopian Bloodbath: Forces kill 2 more civilians in Kachdoora, toll 4

Srinagar: Two more civilians were killed by government forces in Kachdoora village of south Kashmir’s Shopian district today taking the toll of civilian casualties to four.  The civilians were identified as Iqbal Bhat, son of Manzoor Ahmad of Khasipora, Shopian who succumbed to his injuries in SKIMS hospital in Soura. He was hit by a bullet in […]

In Pictures: Slain militants of Draggad gunfight

In Pictures: Slain militants of Draggad gunfight

Seven militants who were killed in a gunfight in Draggad village of south Kashmir’s Shopian today morning have been identified as Zubair Ahmad Turray, Ishfaq Ahmad Malik, Yawar Itoo, Nazim Ahmad Dar, Adil Ahmad Thoker, Ubaid Ahmad Malla and Riyaz Ahmad Thokar. All slain militants are residents of Shopian district.    

Top Reach officials in Valley to take stock of Jehlum dredging

Top Reach officials in Valley to take stock of Jehlum dredging

Srinagar: Top officials of Kolkata-based Reach Dredging Limited, the company commissioned to do dredging of Jehlum, are in the Valley to take stock of ongoing dredging of the river.  Reach Dredging limited is a subsidiary company of Rashmi Group. “Sajjan Kumar Patwari, the founder and patron of Rashmi Group, along with its CEO, Sunil Patwari […]

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