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Daily Archives: November 1, 2016

Allow UN access to Kashmir to investigate allegations of rights abuse: Indian civil society

 Srinagar, Nov 1, CNS: A motley group of writers, rights activists, journalists, lawyers and others, have called upon the government to grant an “unfettered” access to the United Nations Human Rights Commission (UNHRC) to investigate allegations of Human Rights violations while seeking an end to repression in Kashmir.  In a number of demands, they asked the government to immediately lift ... Read More »

School burning incidents: ‘Most of the culprits have fled to either Jammu or Chandigarh: Police

Anantnag, Nov 1, CNS: A top cop Tuesday revealed that most of the culprits involved in school burning incidents have either fled to Jammu or Chandigarh. “All efforts are on to trace and nab them,” Deputy Inspector General South Kashmir Range Nitesh Kumar told news agency CNS.     “We have constituted Special Investigation Teams in all the districts. Thorough investigation ... Read More »

Super-Specialty Hospital still a distant dream for Kashmir

Srinagar, Nov 1, CNS: Even after the delay of 8 long years, Government Super-Specialty Hospital in capital city Srinagar is not fully functional. Reports said that only few departments have been made functional from the Shireen Bagh Building.     Though Principal Government Medical College Srinagar Dr Qaisar told news agency CNS that some branches including Neurology, Gastroenterology, nephrology and Urology ... Read More »

‘LeT only present in Kashmir’

Srinagar, Nov 1, CNS: Militant outfit Lashkar-e-Toiba Cheif Mahmood Shah has strongly rejected reports about martyrdom of 19 LeT fighters in Afghanistan.    Calling it an Indian propaganda, Mahmood clarified that India tries to establish the notion of LeT presence in Afghanistan, also linking it with ISIS. However the reality is known to the world that LeT is a native ... Read More »

Pellet fury: Family accuses police officer of abusing powers

Pulwama, Nov 1, CNS: The family members of 13-year-old Ifrah Jan from Rohmoo in Pulwama Tuesday accused a top police officer of abusing his powers. “This police officer who always swirls pellet gun in air targets even people sitting in the houses. It was he who targeted my grand-daughter in the lawn. He has let loose a reign of terror ... Read More »

Bandipora minor booked under PSA

Lodged in Kot Balwal Jail Jammu Srinagar, Nov 1, CNS: Jammu and Kashmir Government has slapped Public Safety Act on a 13-year-old boy from North Kashmir’s Bandipora district for “being threat to the security and sovereignty of the State.”     The Class 7th student Tajamul Rasool Mir son of Ghulam Rasool Mir a resident of SK Bala Hajin area of ... Read More »

Seven persons including two women killed in cross-border shelling

Samba, Nov 1, CNS: Seven persons including two women were killed and 18 including three army porters were injured in cross border firing on international border and the Line of Control in Samba, Jammu, Rajouri and Poonch districts of Jammu region. A woman and her daughter-in-law died on the spot when a mortar fired by Pakistani troops from across the ... Read More »

CM expresses deep anguish over killing of civilians in border shelling

Srinagar, Nov 1, CNS: Expressing deep anguish and grave concern over the loss of innocent human lives and destruction of properties in unabated border shelling in Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today made a fervent appeal for peace and political dialogue between India and Pakistan to de-escalate the perilously hostile situation prevailing in the region.  “I am deeply ... Read More »

Cross Border Firing: Congress castigates Pakistan for escalating tension

Srinagar, Nov 1, CNS: Expressing deep shock over the loss of lives and injuries to several persons, Congress party has strongly condemned Pakistan for resorting to heavy shelling targeting civilian’s localities along the Indo-Pak border and LOC at several places in the state.           President JKPCC G.A. Mir and senior functionaries have jointly expressed deep shock over the loss of ... Read More »

Lt Gen Sandhu takes over as Chinar Corps commander

Srinagar, Nov 1, CNS: Lt Gen Satish Dua on Tuesday handed over the charge of Srinagar based 15 Corps, also called the Chinar Corps, to Lt Gen JS Sandhu as its 46th Corps Commander. Commissioned into the regiment of 5th Gorkha Rifles (FF), Lt Gen Sandhu has had a military career spanning 36 years during which he has held varied ... Read More »