Thousands of Pakistanis detained, sentenced to death in Saudi denied rights: Report

Thousands of Pakistanis detained, sentenced to death in Saudi denied rights: Report

Thousands of Pakistanis imprisoned in Saudi Arabia and dozens sentenced to death in Saudi Arabia have been denied their legal rights to a defence, a report in Islamabad warned Wednesday. Saudi Arabia executes more Pakistanis than any other foreign nationality annually, nearly all for heroin smuggling, according to the study by Justice Project Pakistan and […]

Civilian killings a setback, forces must show restraint: Interlocutor Sharma

Civilian killings a setback, forces must show restraint: Interlocutor Sharma

Amongst the districts in south Kashmir, Shopian is particularly alienated and angry Srinagar: The Indian government’s interlocutor on Kashmir on Wednesday appealed to the government forces to “show restraint” in the Valley and put an end to “civilian killings”, describing the recent spate of violence in the region as a “setback”, the Hindustan Times reported […]

Police vehicle kills elderly pedestrian in Baramulla

Police vehicle kills elderly pedestrian in Baramulla

Srinagar: An elderly man was killed after hit by a police vehicle in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Wednesday evening.  A police statement said that Abdul Aziz Ahangar, 60, S/O Ghulam Ahmad Ahangar R/O Delina was hit by a police vehicle near Delina, Baramulla. He was taken to District hospital Baramulla where he succumbed to […]

Protest in KU’s Zakura campus against Shopian killings

Protest in KU’s Zakura campus against Shopian killings

Srinagar: In wake of a call to march to Shopian district where four civilians and two militants were killed by the Army on Sunday, Kashmir University students in Zakura campus protested against the killings and tried to start the march towards the south Kashmir district on Wednesday.    Boarders of Sheik-ul-Alam boys hostel in KU’s […]

Asad forces kill 70 civilians in Syria’s Ghouta in 2 days

Asad forces kill 70 civilians in Syria’s Ghouta in 2 days

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said the bombardment of the enclave has killed more than 70 civilians since Monday evening, Al Jazeera reported on Tuesday. A humanitarian aid convoy has not been able to unload supplies to residents trapped inside Syria’s Eastern Ghouta, as government warplanes resumed bombarding the enclave, killing at least […]

Delhi to inject patriotism, secularism through KBC, dancing shows in Valley: Report

Delhi to inject patriotism, secularism through KBC, dancing shows in Valley: Report

Srinagar: The ministry of home affairs (MHA) in a joint effort with Doordarshan is considering to introduce Kashmir’s own version of popular TV game show Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC) and other singing and dancing talent shows to promote ideas of secularism, peace and patriotism, the Hindustan Times reported on Tuesday. While the game and talent shows will […]

Father chops off son’s hand for watching porn on smartphone

Father chops off son’s hand for watching porn on smartphone

Srinagar: A father angered by his son’s addiction to watching pornographic films on his smartphone has chopped off his right hand in Hyderabad on Monday, a media report said. After the incident, the father surrendered to the Pahadishareef police station. According to the police, Mohammad Abdul Qayyum Qureshi had been warning his 19-year-old son, Khalid […]

Batamaloo goes to dogs, residents crave for good roads

Batamaloo goes to dogs, residents crave for good roads

Srinagar: Srinagar’s Batamaloo area has long been deprived of good roads despite important government establishments situated at its periphery, local residents said on Tuesday, demanding that the government must repair the roads sooner than later.  A local resident, Fayaz Ahmad Khan, said that despite housing important government offices like District Fund Office, Police Control Room, Accountant General’s […]