Monthly Archives: December 10, 2016

Protests on World Human Rights Day in Kashmir

Srinagar, December 10: Several protests were held in Kashmir on World Human Rights Day by Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP), Muslim Khwateen Markaz (MKM) and independent MLA Er Abdul Rasheed to seek world’s attention towards human rights situation in the Valley. The largest protest was held by APDP here in city centre by holding

Lashkar Pays Tribute To Militants Slain In Arwani, Say Dujana Escaped With Ease

Srinagar, Dec 10: Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) on Saturday paid tributes to militants “Abu Talha Majid and Ibraheem Rooh-ul-Amin who were killed in an encounter with government forces at Arwani in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district. In a statement issued to GNS, a spokesman of LeT Dr Abdullah Ghaznavi while quoting the outfit chief Mehmood Shah said, “For 60

Work Resumes On Jehangir Chowk-Rambagh Flyover

Ten days ahead of bone-chilling Chila-ie-Kalan as temperature gets into sub-celsius, work on Rambagh flyover resumes. Commuters were surprised to see the construction workers atop the huge concrete piers trying dusting and managing the rust on the steel works. A small number of workers were seen at least at three points in Rambagh alone. The

US-Based Rights group accuses India of indiscriminate use of force in Kashmir

In their report, Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) describes the excessive and indiscriminate use of force against protesters by Indian state police and Central Reserve Police Force with weapons misleadingly represented as “less than lethal”. A US-based health rights group has accused Indian security forces of excessive and indiscriminate use of force against protesters with

US-Based Rights Group Accuses India Of Indiscriminate Use Of Force In Kashmir

A US-based health rights group has accused Indian security forces of excessive and indiscriminate use of force against protesters with weapons like pellet guns during clashes in Kashmir this year, resulting in injuries and deaths. In their report, Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) describes the excessive and indiscriminate use of force against protesters by Indian

PM Modi is anti-Hindu, demonetisation will end his rule: Hindu Mahasabha

Senior leaders of right-wing group Akhil Bhartiya Hindu Mahasabha targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his demonetisation decision and said the scheme will be the beginning of the end of his rule. As per a report in TOI, the members also called PM Modi anti-Hindu. The leaders, according to the report, said that the decision

Restrictions In Srinagar To Foil Separatist Protest March

Authorities imposed restrictions in parts of Srinagar city in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday to prevent a separatist called protest march. “Restrictions will remain in force today (Monday) in and around Lal Chowk area to maintain law and order in the valley,” a police official told IANS here. According to the official, section 144 of

Fire Damages Various Structures Across Valley

Srinagar December, 04: Three residential houses were damaged in three separate fire incidents in Kulgam, Kupwara and Anantnag. In Kulgam, fire broke out in the residential house of Firdous Ahmad Sheikh son of Mohammad Yousuf resident of Manchow Behibagh, Yaripora, resulting in partial damage to the house. Fire was brought under control by fire tender.

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