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 […]

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 […]

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