U.S. Press Leaders Urge India to Release Aasif Sultan

U.S. Press Leaders Urge India to Release Aasif Sultan

WASHINGTON, Feb. 8, 2021–National Press Club leaders spoke out Monday to urge the government of India to release from prison Aasif Sultan, a Kashmiri journalist who has been unjustly detained for two and a half years. Sultan, a writer for the Kashmir Narrator, was arrested in August 2018 on an unwarranted charge of harboring militants, […]

More than 15000 Covid vaccine inoculations made in J&K: Dulloo

Jammu: Marching briskly towards its target of inoculating 112893 health care workers J&K has already inoculated about 15403 workers in more than 100 sessions conducted so far across Jammu & Kashmir. These remarks were made in a meeting Monday chaired by Financial Commissioner Health and Medical Education, Atal Dulloo. The meeting was attended by Director […]

Wullar facing silent death courtesy official apathy: GA Mir

Wullar facing silent death courtesy official apathy: GA Mir

Reacting to the news item appeared in a local daily regarding the deteriorating condition of Wullar Lake, the J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) President G.A.Mir today said that Wullar Lake is facing a silent death due to the negligent attitude of the authorities and strongly urged that dredging should take place in the lake on […]

JRL defers tomorrow’s hartal in view of Mela Kheer Bhawani

JRL defers tomorrow’s hartal in view of Mela Kheer Bhawani

Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) has deferred tomorrow’s strike by a day in view of Mela Kheer Bhawani at Tulmulla in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district. In a statement, the leadership said that the strike would now be observed on Thursday, instead of tomorrow. Thousands of migrant Kashmiri Pandits have started arriving at the temple in Tulmulla […]

Hartal tomorrow against killing of Bukhari, civilians:JRL

Hartal tomorrow against killing of Bukhari, civilians:JRL

Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) has called for a complete strike tomorrow in Kashmir against killing of senior journalist Shujaat Bukhari and the continuous civilian deaths in the Valley. In a statement, JRL said the civilian killings in the valley have witnessed a sudden spike since Eid as three young boys have been “brutally gunned down […]

Police refute news reports, claim Anantnag youth died in grenade explosion

Police refute news reports, claim Anantnag youth died in grenade explosion

Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday refuted news reports over the death of a youth in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district. “As reported by certain sections of media that one person died in clashes with security forces at Anantnag is refuted,” said a spokesman. “Preliminary investigation reveals that a Hand Grenade exploded resulting in the death […]

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