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Sumbal rape incident: Protests continue, various schools, colleges remain closed

Sumbal rape incident: Protests continue, various schools, colleges remain closed

Srinagar: Protests against the alleged rape of a minor girl in Sumbal area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district continued for the fourth consecutive day on Wednesday, demanding justice. Various educational institutions across the Valley remained closed today as precautionary measure. The class work at several colleges and higher secondary schools in Srinagar, Bandipora, Anantnag, Baramulla, […]

Thaw in relations: Geelani hails release of prisoners by India, Pakistan

Thaw in relations: Geelani hails release of prisoners by India, Pakistan

Srinagar: Hardline Hurriyat Conference leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani Wednesday hailed the goodwill gesture by India and Pakistan to release prisoners from their respective jails and called for use of such measures as a permanent feature of relations between the two countries. Thirteen Pakistani nationals, including four fishermen, were repatriated to Pakistan on Tuesday through the […]

Chief Taliban negotiator claims US on verge of defeat in Afghanistan

Chief Taliban negotiator claims US on verge of defeat in Afghanistan

The Taliban’s chief negotiator has claimed that the United States is on the verge of defeat and will quit Afghanistan soon, the Voice of America (VOA) broadcasting service reported on Tuesday. The semi-official US news outlet reported that Sher Mohammad Abbas Stanekzai made the assertions in an April 28 speech to an “internal gathering” in […]

Despite being attached by Govt., Secretary SMC continues to function on his post     

Despite being attached by Govt., Secretary SMC continues to function on his post     

Srinagar: Secretary, Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC), Hilal Dewani, who was attached by the government pending an inquiry, is freely operating from his office. “He is working as usual,” sources told The Kashmir Press. “Despite orders he has not been removed from his post. He continues to function from the office as secretary SMC”. Sources said […]

Protests continue across Kashmir over Sumbal minor’s rape

Protests continue across Kashmir over Sumbal minor’s rape

Srinagar: Protests continued in Kashmir valley on Tuesday over the alleged rape of a three-year-old girl in Bandipora district of the state, officials said. The state police has constituted a special investigation team (SIT) to probe the rape case and one person has been arrested. Even as authorities closed several educational institutions in the valley, students […]

16-year-old Ganderbal girl alleges she was raped, police arrest accused

16-year-old Ganderbal girl alleges she was raped, police arrest accused

Ganderbal: Another horrific report of rape case has come to fore in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on Tuesday. Reports said that on Tuesday the Jammu and Kashmir police arrested a youth for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl in Ganderbal. The incident, according to reports, came to fore on Tuesday after Ganderbal police arrested Asif Ahmad Wani […]

Amar Singh College students clash with govt forces

Amar Singh College students clash with govt forces

Srinagar: Violent clashes erupted between students and government forces outside Amar Singh College in Srinagar. Reports said that the students staged a protest demonstration against the rape of minor in Sumbal Bandipora and tried to march out of the college premises. However, police deployed in the area foiled their attempt triggering clashes. They said that […]