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Mehbooba Mufti Elected PDP President For 6th Consecutive Term

Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti was today re-elected the president of the Jammu and Kashmir People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for the next three years. Mehbooba’s election for the sixth consecutive term was unanimous, party leaders said. She thanked party leaders for “reposing their trust and electing me as their president”. “Will work tirelessly to fulfil our

Five Militants Killed In Separate Gunfights in Kashmir

SRINAGAR, NOV 30—Five militants were today killed in two encounters with government forces in Kashmir’s Budgam and Baramulla districts, officials said here. Security forces launched a cordon and search operation at Futlipora in Pakherpora area, 45 kms from here, following information about presence of militants in the area, an Army official said. He said the

Kashmiri Student Awarded By American Institute of Architects

12 colleges, universities participated in competition Srinagar, Nov 29 —-A 23-year-old Kashmiri student has been awarded for his project by the prestigious American Institute of Architects based in United States of America for his outstanding academic achievement. Murtaza Sayeed Rafiqi, an alumni of Delhi Public School in Srinagar who got higher education in Damam, Saudi

New Delhi’s Dialogue Process A Non-Serious Effort: Kashmir Resistance

‘Barbarity has crossed limits, time to act’ Srinagar, Nov 29 (KNS): The Joint Resistance Leaders (JRL) Wednesday said that New Delhi was never serious in dialogue and the recent initiative is another non-serious effort. The JRL leaders Syed Ali Geelani, Yasin Malik and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq who head Hurriyat (G), JKLF and Hurriyat (M) respectively

Life Crippled Across Kashmir On JRL’s Shutdown Call

Srinagar, Nov 27 —–On a day when the Centre’s special representative Dineshwar Sharma is in Kashmir, life remained crippled in the valley, following a call given by joint resistance leadership for observing a shutdown against the alleged ill-treatment meted out to Kashmiri detenues in jails within and outside the state. Fearing trouble, authorities imposed curfew-life

Forces Lay Siege To Handwara In North Kashmir

Srinagar, Nov 25 —- Government forces on Saturday evening cordoned off Kralgund area of Handwara in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district and conducted searches as they suspected the presence of some militants. Official sources told news agency GNS that the contingents of army and Special Operation Group (SOG) cordoned off Hanjin hamlet which is close to