In Kashmir rape is used as ‘war weapon’: Mirwaiz

Srinagar, Incarcerated chairman of Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq today observed with dismay that the domestic violence, workplace harassment and other forms of oppression against women are rampant in the society. In his message on International Women’s Day, the Mirwaiz said, “It’s a day to introspect as to whether ...

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Till there is AFSPA, bloodshed will continue: Mirwaiz

Srinagar, Chairman Hurriyat Conference Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Wednesday defied his “illegal” house arrest to lead a march towards Shopian but police prevented him and dozens of activists from moving ahead, spokesperson of the amalgam said. The spokesperson said that before his arrest, Mirwaiz while addressing the media presence outside his ...

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Exams as per schedule: IUST

Srinagar, Authorities on Wednesday said that Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) exams will be as per schedule on March 8. Talking to KNS the IUST spokesman said that there is no change in exam scheduled for tomorrow. “The exams on Thursday will be held as per schedule,” he said

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Rakhshak crushes 60-year-old man in Baramulla

Srinagar, A 60-year-old old man was crushed to death after a police vehicle (Rakshak) hit him while retrieving from Delina area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district amid stone-pelting on Wednesday evening, local news gatherer GNS said. Official sources said that the elderly man namely Abdul Aziz Ahanger (60) was hit by ...

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Martyrdom’ of Mufti Waqas a big tragedy: JeM

Srinagar, March 6: Militant outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) has said its operational commander Mufti Waqas “embraced martyrdom” in a gunfight with forces on Monday night at Awantipora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. In a statement issued to news agency GNS, JeM said Mufti Waqas had been active in Kashmir for a long ...

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