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Sustained attempts to distract, divert focus from human rights violation: UNHCR to Indian media over criticism

Sustained attempts to distract, divert focus from human rights violation: UNHCR to Indian media over criticism

Geneva: United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Tuesday lashed out at campaign by Indian media outlets against UN bodies and Secretary General UN over its Kashmir HR report as ‘puzzling’ and ‘wild claims’. It said that UN will continue to try to engage with Indian and Pakistani authorities on HR issues and press for access […]

13 teachers face police action for ‘glorifying militancy’ in Baramulla

13 teachers face police action for ‘glorifying militancy’ in Baramulla

Baramullah: Police have detained 13 teachers of a private school in north Kashmir’s Baramulla town for allegedly “glorifying militancy” and motivating students to become militants in future, Hindustan Times report said.  According to a report published by Hindustan Times, 13 teachers were detained on the basis of video showing students in uniforms acting as militants. […]

Scorching heat to continue till next week: Sonam Lotus

Scorching heat to continue till next week: Sonam Lotus

Srinagar: The head of local Meteorological (MeT) department, Sonam Lotus has said there would be no major respite from the scorching heat as the day temperatures are expected to remain constant as they are. “As per the prediction, the temperature would remain constant while there is possibility of intermittent rainfall in the week as well,” […]

Govt clarifies on revocation of Individual Arms Licenses

Govt clarifies on revocation of Individual Arms Licenses

SRINAGAR, JULY 16:  The Government today made it clear that all the Individual Arms Licenses issued from January 2017 to February 2018 have not been revoked by virtue of Order No: 922-Home of 2018 dated 12 July 2018 as has been reported by a section of the media. “Through the said order the District Magistrates have […]

Two women hospitalised after police thrashes, fires tear gas on them

Two women hospitalised after police thrashes, fires tear gas on them

Kupwara: Two women’s from Trehgam were hospitalised after they were alleged teargased and thrashed by forces early morning. Two women’s from Trehgam were injured after thrashed and teargased by police party within their vicinity during household work. Media report quoting locals said that Several women were working and collecting water when a police party  fired […]

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