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Desist from military adventurism: Mirwaiz to India-Pakistan

Srinagar, July 19, CNS: Expressing serious concern and anguish over the escalation in violence between India and Pakistan on the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir, resulting in civilian and soldiers deaths on both sides and great hardships for those living near the line of control,APHC’s incarcerated chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq  asked the leadership of both countries to desist from ... Read More »

Joint Resistance Leadership calls Kashmir shutdown, UN march on Friday

Srinagar, July 19, CNS: Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) on Wednesday called for a shutdown and march to the UN office on Friday, July 21 to protest against the “killings of Kashmiris, especially the genocide of our youth by government forces”. In a statement, the JRL said that they would lead a peaceful sit-in protest outside the UN office in Sonwar after congregational prayers. The leadership ... Read More »

JK Tourism deptt holds live demonstration of Islamic Calligraphic works at Jamia Masjid

Srinagar, July 17: The department of tourism Kashmir organized an on-site live demonstration at newly constructed Tourism Information Centre near Jamia Masjid Srinagar where Islamic Calligraphic works of noted artists and students were on display.           The event known as Khush Khat- a celebration of Islamic Calligraphy in Kashmir – was inaugurated today  by the oldest surviving calligrapher from Srinagar Mohammad ... Read More »

Civilian wounded in Army firing succumbs at Srinagar hospital

Srinagar, July 18, CNS: South Kashmir’s elderly man who was critically injured in Army firing on Monday succumbed to his injuries in Srinagar hospital on Tuesday.     Muhammad Abdullah Ganaie, 60, a resudebt if Hussanpora was injured after army opened fire on protesters following an argument in Goriwan area yesterday.    Ganaie was shifted to Bone and Joint Hospital Barzulla where from he was ... Read More »

Killing of pilgrims – President’s message to Governor

  SRINAGAR, JULY 15: Consequent to the unfortunate incident in which seven Shri Amarnathji Yatra pilgrims lost their lives in a terror attack on their bus on 10th July evening the President spoke to the Governor and has sent him the following message: “I am deeply shocked and anguished to learn about the cowardly attack on Amarnath Yatris in Anantnag ... Read More »

3 days on, restrictions continue in Srinagar parts

Friday prayers disallowed at Jamia for 4th consecutive week Srinagar, Jul 14 (KNS): Authorities on Friday continued to impose restrictions in Srinagar areas falling under the jurisdiction of seven Police Stations for the third straight day while the administration also barred people from offering Friday congregational prayers at historic Jamia Masjid for the fourth consecutive Friday. The restrictions under section 144 were imposed in Srinagar parts ... Read More »

Lost Practice: J&K Prime Minister always visited families of July 13 Martyrs

‘Now these families are barred to visit the graveyard’ Srinagar, July 13, CNS: Not speaking of visiting the families of July 13, 1931 martyrs, the politicians part of successive governments in Jammu and Kashmir are not even allowing the heirs of martyrs to visit the Martyrs Grave Yard located at Naqashbandh Sahab here in Srinagar city.      Recalling the days when ... Read More »

Chief Minister leads people in remembering 1931 martyrs

Lays wreaths, offers Fateaha; Says strengthening democracy, tolerance best homage to them SRINAGAR, JULY 13: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today led the people of the State in remembering the Martyrs of 1931. Early in the morning, the Chief Minister reached Mazar- e-Shohada at Hazrat Naqshband Sahib (RA) at Khawaja Bazar and paid floral wreaths on the mausoleum of the martyrs ... Read More »

JK Cabinet condemns attack on Yatris

Appreciates role of locals in reaching out to victims with all possible support SRINAGAR, JULY 11: The State Cabinet which met here today under the chairmanship of Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti condemned in unequivocal terms the terrorist attack on Yatris (pilgrims) at Botengo, Anantnag terming it an attack on Kashmiri’s syncretic culture and pluralistic values. While expressing deep sorrow and ... Read More »