Kashmir’s oldest man booked under PSA released

Kashmir’s oldest man booked under PSA released

Srinagar: Ghulam Mohamamd Khan Sopori, 75, the oldest man booked under Public Safety Act (PSA) has been released by the government from Harayana Jail. Sopori’s son, Sajad said that he was released recently. He said that his father was suffering from acute illness and has been admitted in a Delhi hospital for the treatment. He […]

Multiple rounds of funeral prayers held for slain Al-badr commander Zeenat-ul-Islam

Multiple rounds of funeral prayers held for slain Al-badr commander Zeenat-ul-Islam

Srinagar: Despite over dozen people getting injured during  clashes with forces, multiple rounds of funeral prayers were held for the slain Al-Badar Commander, Zeenat-ul-Islam at his native Sugan village located in Shopian district. According to the witnesses, thousands of people poured into the village to offer funeral prayers for the slain commander. The witnesses said […]

Zeenat-ul-Islam killing: Four persons sustained fire arm injuries after forces opened fire in Sugan Village

Zeenat-ul-Islam killing: Four persons sustained fire arm injuries after forces opened fire in Sugan Village

Srinagar: Four people sustained fire arm injuries after forces opened fire and pellets upon the youth who objected to the army’s presence when the funeral prayers of the slain Al-badar commander, Zeenat-u-Islam located in Sugan Village of Shopian, were being offered The health authorities at Pulwama district hospital told The Kashmir Press that four people […]

From being Lashkar operative to Al-badr commander, rise of Zeenat-ul-Islam in 10 years

From being Lashkar operative to Al-badr commander, rise of Zeenat-ul-Islam in 10 years

Srinagar:  Zeenat-ul-Islam, who remained associated with militancy for a decade, had the distinction of being affiliated with three militant outfits in Kashmir- Hizb-ul-Mujhaideen, Lashkar-e-Toiba and Al-badar mujhaideen. He was killed along with his another associate during a brief gunfight in Katapora area of Kulgam. Known as the Improvised Explosive Device (IED) expert, Zeenat, 30, hailed […]

R&B Chief Engineer’s order into allegations of corruption gets binned in Exin’s office

R&B Chief Engineer’s order into allegations of corruption gets binned in Exin’s office

Srinagar: Despite severe allegations of financial irregularities by an employee in the office of Executive Engineer Roads and Buildings department (RRCR Divn), the department has failed to initiate action against the official. Sources told The Kashmir Press that an employee Mehraj-ud-Din who is engaged as Works Supervisor in R&B department has been retained by the […]

Will launch peaceful agitation if Guv grants division status to Ladakh, not to chenab valley, Pir Panchaal: Mehbooba

Will launch peaceful agitation if Guv grants division status to Ladakh, not to chenab valley, Pir Panchaal: Mehbooba

Srinagar: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president and former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Friday threatened a peaceful agitation if Governor grants divisional status to Ladakh and not to Chenab Valley and Pir Panchal. She said both Chenab Valley and Pir Panchaal regions were more inaccessible and hilly areas. Mehbooba also blamed Governor […]

Police brings Khanyar boy Ehtisham home, had purportedly joined ISIS  

Police brings Khanyar boy Ehtisham home, had purportedly joined ISIS  

Srinagar: Ehtisham Bilal, who has allegedly taken allegiance for the Islamic State group, has been brought home, police said “With the help of family and police an individual ( name with held) has been brought back to the mainstream. Police investigation is on,” the police said. The police sources told The Kashmir Press said that […]

After forces fire pellets at little girl Hiba, Govt provides one lakh Rupees assistance for her eye treatment

After forces fire pellets at little girl Hiba, Govt provides one lakh Rupees assistance for her eye treatment

Shopian: After  forces fired pellet at 20 month old girl Hiba Nisar, leaving her right eye severely injured, the government on Friday announced Rupees one lakh for her treatment. The monetary assistance was announced by Deputy Commissioner (DC) Shopian Dr Owais Ahmed. DC assured Hiba’s parents that government would provide the baby girl with all […]

I am called a bitch by these malicious losers: Woman accuses ‘Kashmir Women’s collective’ of hurling sexist slurs

I am called a bitch by these malicious losers: Woman accuses ‘Kashmir Women’s collective’ of hurling sexist slurs

Srinagar: The ‘Kashmir Women’s Collective Group’ (KWC)- which claims to be fighting for the rights of women- is under fire for using sexist slurs against those women who are expressing strong disagreements against the group for starting the #Metoo campaign in Kashmir using controversial/ objectionable means and methodology. “Thanks Shazia Nazir Bakshi. Succinctly put. I’m […]

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