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Report on torture in J&K: Case Studies find 70% of torture victims are civilians, 11% die as a result of torture

Report on torture in J&K: Case Studies find 70% of torture victims are civilians, 11% die as a result of torture

Today Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP) and the Jammu Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society (JKCCS) released the first comprehensive report on torture in Jammu and Kashmir titled Torture: Indian State’s Instrument of Control in Indian Administered Jammu and Kashmir. The report focuses on torture perpetrated in Jammu and Kashmir by the Indian State […]

Pakistan giving positive vibes for peaceful engagement, central govt should respond postively: Mehbooba

Pakistan giving positive vibes for peaceful engagement, central govt should respond postively: Mehbooba

Srinagar: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President and former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday said that only meaningful engagement between India and Pakistan and the leadership of the state can resolve decades old Kashmir conflict and accord permanent peace to the region. Chairing an important meeting of party’s top leadership and important functionaries of Kashmir […]

Hope new Government in Delhi will review Kashmir policy: Mirwaiz

Hope new Government in Delhi will review Kashmir policy: Mirwaiz

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (M) Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq today said that he expected that the new government in Delhi will review its Kashmir policy. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a seminar organised by the Hurriyat Conference to commemorate Hafta-e-Shahadat program, Mirwaiz said that the Kashmir issue will not be resolved through army might […]

Four militants killed in separate gunfights in Pulwama, Sopore

Four militants killed in separate gunfights in Pulwama, Sopore

Srinagar: At least four militants were killed in separate gun battles in south Kashmir’s Pulwama and north Kashmir’s Sopore area on Saturday. Three militants of Hizbul Mujahideen were killed in an encounter with government forces at Panzgam, Awantipora. Police said one among the slain militants was involved in the killing of an army soldier Aurangzeb […]

Recruitment Scam in SMC: Chief Enforcement Officer Akbar Sofi attached for illegally appointing consolidated workers

Recruitment Scam in SMC: Chief Enforcement Officer Akbar Sofi attached for illegally appointing consolidated workers

Srinagar: In gross violation of government rules and without the approval of Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) Commissioner, Chief Enforcement Officer, Akbar Sofi has engaged consolidated workers in the corporation. After the recruitment scam surfaced in the SMC, Sofi who engaged six consolidated workers from the backdoor has been attached by an official order. “Mohammad Akbar […]

Kashmir shuts against militant, civilian killings

Kashmir shuts against militant, civilian killings

Srinagar: Life came to a grinding halt as shops and business establishments were closed and traffic was off the roads in Kashmir valley on Friday due to a strike called by the Joint Resistance Leadership against ‘no let-up in killings during the holy month of Ramazan’. A police official said curfew-like restrictions remained imposed only in […]

KU, CUK, IUST postpone exams as Kashmir shuts to protest killings, classwork suspended in other educational institutes

KU, CUK, IUST postpone exams as Kashmir shuts to protest killings, classwork suspended in other educational institutes

Srinagar: University of Kashmir, Central University Kashmir (CUK) and Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) suspended examinations and entrance test while there will be no class work in other educational institutions in the valley, as a complete shutdown is being observed on the call of Joint Resistance Leadership on Friday against civilian and militant […]

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