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 […]

UK brims with Islamophobia; fear and outrage over ‘punish a Muslim’ day

UK brims with Islamophobia; fear and outrage over ‘punish a Muslim’ day

Counter-terrorism police in the UK are investigating a possible hate crime after several people received letters calling on them to attack Muslims on 3 April, termed in the leaflet as “punish a Muslim” day, Al Jazeera reported. Several Britons in London, the West Midlands and Yorkshire said they received the printed letter through the post, […]

One thousand civilians killed by Asad to capture largest town in Eastern Ghouta

One thousand civilians killed by Asad to capture largest town in Eastern Ghouta

The Asad government’s latest offensive on Eastern Ghouta, which began on February 18, has seen 1,002 people killed, according to an Observatory. The figure includes 215 children and 145 women. Syrian forces have captured the largest town in Eastern Ghouta, effectively splitting the rebel-held enclave in three, a monitor told Al Jazeera. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights […]

Man beats wife for disconnecting WiFi, arrested

Man beats wife for disconnecting WiFi, arrested

A man in Somajiguda, Hyderabad beat his wife after she disconnected the WiFi in an effort to force him to sleep, a news report said today. According to police reports, Reshma Sultana switched off the WiFi connection on Wednesday in a bid to force her husband to go to sleep, but instead he began hitting […]

Pampore youth’s bullet-ridden body found in Pulwama

Pampore youth’s bullet-ridden body found in Pulwama

Srinagar: A bullet-ridden body of a youth was recovered in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district today morning. The body of the youth who was identified as Mohammad Shafi Sofi (23), son of Ghulam Hyder Sofi, a resident of Samboora, Pampore, was found by the locals in Pulwama’s Ratnipora village. The police recovered the body soon after information that […]

India, US to discuss action to be taken against Hafiz Saeed

India, US to discuss action to be taken against Hafiz Saeed

India and the US will discuss this week further action to be taken against Pakistan-based militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) chief Hafiz Saeed, Indian and US officials familiar with the matter said. The background is the Islamabad high court’s dicision on March 9, paving the way for the registration of Saeed’s Milli Muslim League (MML) as […]

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