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    February 24, 2018 1:38 AM

    JRL for UN probe into Kunan Poshpora mass rape

    Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik on Friday reiterated demand for impartial investigation into the Kunan Poshpora mass rape.

    February 24, 2018 1:38 AM

    27 years on, victims await justice: Amnesty

    Amnesty International India on Friday said that dozens of rape victims in Kashmir were still awaiting justice, 27 years after government forces allegedly raped women during a search operation in the twin villages of Kunan and Poshpora in 1991.

    February 24, 2018 1:38 AM

    Support group for victims petitions SHRC

    The support group for Kunan Poshpora rape victims on Friday filed a petition in State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) asking the state government to provide status reports on the progress of 143 officially recorded complaints of sexual crimes.

    February 24, 2018 1:38 AM

    NF seeks intervention of HR groups

    February 24, 2018 1:38 AM

    Geelani again barred from Friday prayers

    Hurriyat Conference (G) today lashed out the state administration and police for again barring its chairman Syed Ali Shah Shah from offering congregational Friday prayers today, terming it as “interference in the religious affairs.

    February 24, 2018 1:38 AM

    Yasin Malik grieved at demise of Prof Liaqat

    Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik today expressed deep sorrow over the demise of senior party Prof Liaqat Ali Khan of Kotli, Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK), residing in Watford, UK, on Friday, describing him as a “great human being, dedicated freedom fighter and true nationalist”.

    February 24, 2018 1:38 AM

    Clashes amid nocturnal searches at Niloora Pulwama

    Clashes erupted at Niloora village of Pulwama district on Thursday night after forces launched a cordon-and-search-operation (CASO) in the area.

    February 24, 2018 1:38 AM

    Resolution of Kashmir issue imperative: Prof Bhat

    Stating that the world powers have, overtly or covertly, linked themselves with Kashmir issue, the former All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) chairman and Muslim Conference (MC) president Prof Abdul Gani Bhat today cautioned that “in case of minor confrontation, there is always a chance of war”.

    February 24, 2018 1:38 AM

    PG seat enhancement at SKIMS uncertain

    In a setback to health and medical education in Kashmir, only 25 MD/MS seats might be enhanced in Kashmir this year.

    February 24, 2018 1:38 AM

    Poor power transmission system poses serious danger in this ignored Kupwara village

    In absence of proper electric poles in remote Dardpora village of north Kashmir's Kupwara district, power transmission lines loosely tied on poplar trees are posing grave danger to lives of humans and livestock, local residents said.

    February 24, 2018 1:38 AM

    Livestock charred to death in Kupwara fire incident

    More than 50 sheep and goats were charred to death during an overnight fire incident in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, police said.

    February 24, 2018 1:38 AM

    Notorious drug peddler arrested in Pattan

    Police have recovered 120 grams of charas and arrested one notorious drug peddler in Mirgund Pattan in Baramulla district.

    February 24, 2018 1:38 AM

    Government gears up to identify alternate land for Central University

    Days after Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti assured that Central University Kashmir would not be shifted from Ganderbal and will be constructed on the alternate land in the same district, authorities have geared up to identify the alternate land in the vicinity of the existing structures of the university.

    February 24, 2018 1:38 AM

    First ever SPIC MACAY musical circuit concludes in Kashmir

    Society for the Promotion of Indian Classical Music and Culture amongst Youth (SPIC MACAY) organised a Five-Day Circuit in Kashmir with the support of Army.

    February 24, 2018 1:38 AM

    Ajas residents protest to demand Degree College

    Residents from Ajas area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district staged protest in the premises of Eidgah Ajas to press the government over their demand of establishment of Degree College in the area.

    February 24, 2018 1:38 AM

    Ganderbal youth participates in UN Youth Assembly

    Suhail Mehraj, a first-year undergraduate student from Ganderbal, recently participated in the Youth Assembly-2018, an international conference held at the United Nations between 14 and 16 February.

    February 24, 2018 1:38 AM

    Protests in Handwara over unscheduled power cuts

    Protests were held in north Kashmir’s Handwara with protestors accusing authorities of failure over frequent burglaries and unscheduled power cuts.

    February 24, 2018 1:38 AM

    Kashmiri scholar gets NCRI fellowship in rural studies

    A Kashmiri research scholar has been awarded the fellowship on rural studies awarded for the first time by National Council of Rural Institutes (NCRI), Hyderabad here on Friday.

    February 24, 2018 1:38 AM

    Qazi Yasir stages protest

    Chairman of Ummat e Islami Mirwaiz Qazi Ahmed Yasir today held a demonstration in support of the 8 year old rape Victim Asifa at Jamia Masjid in Islamabad area of South Kashmir.