Daesh executed hundreds of detainees, buried bodies in Mosul mass grave: HRW

Human Rights Watch (HRW) says the Daesh terrorist group has executed possibly hundreds of detainees in Iraq’s northern city of Mosul and buried them in a mass grave that could be the largest one discovered in the country so far. Witnesses told the New York-based rights organization that the victims, including several members of Iraqi security forces, were executed between June 2014 to May or June 2015, with their bodies being dumped in a sinkhole at a site in western Mosul. Terrorists had also laid landmines and booby-traps in the…

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Mother Helpage Emergency Relief Appeal for Fire Victims in Anantnag

More than 4 families have been affected by the fire that engulfed at least 3 houses at kadipora Anantnag during the intervening night of 20th March 2017. These unfortunate people were forced to spend their nights in harsh cold winter under the open sky in absence of household goods as their whole belongings were reduced into ashes. Mother Helpage disaster response team along with MH Army( Volunteers of Mother Helpage ) have started rehabilitating these fire victims at kadipora Anantnag by providing emergency relief material .These fire victims are in need…

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One-way traffic on Srinagar-Jammu highway Resumes

After four days of closure, the highway was restored for one-way traffic from Sunday and vehicles were allowed to move from Jammu to Srinagar One-way traffic will be allowed on the Srinagar- Jammu highway on Monday, a traffic department official said. After four days of closure, the highway was restored for one-way traffic from Sunday and vehicles were allowed to move from Jammu to Srinagar.

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18 Daesh terrorists killed in Turkey’s operations in northern Syria

Turkish forces have killed 18 Daesh terrorists during operations in northern Syria over the past 24 hours. According to a statement released by the Turkish army on Sunday, some 130 terrorist targets, including hideouts, defense positions, headquarters, weapons and vehicles were also shelled in the operations. Turkish fighter planes also carried out raids against various terrorist-held positions in al-Bab, destroying ammunition depots, checkpoints, tunnels and nine buildings. Earlier in the month, Russia announced that Turkish jets had joined the anti-Daesh operations in Syria’s al-Bab. The statement noted that the US-led…

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Winter carnival gets underway at Patnitop

Livening up the winters in picturesque Patnitop, three day Winter Carnival got underway Sunday attracting tourists in large number. MLA Chenani Dinanath Bhagat formally inaugurated the programme. CEO Patnitop Development Authority Rakesh Sangral was also present on the occasion. Organised by the Department of Tourism and Patnitop Development Authority, three day carnival includes cultural programmes in which prominent artists from within and outside the state will perform. Various adventure sports specially ice skiing will also be one of the major   attractions of the festival.

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Two militants killedin Ganderbal Encounter

Two militants have been killed in an encounter that broke out in Hadoora area of Shuhama in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on Tuesday morning. An army spokesperson Col Manish Pandey said that two militants have been killed in the gunfight. Importantly, Both the bodies and two AK-47 rifles have been recovered from the site of the gunfight. Pandey said that a sanitization operation is going on in the area.

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Irans Mashhad named cultural capital of Muslim world

  The holy city of Mashhad in northeastern Iran has been officially introduced as the “cultural capital of the Muslim world” for the Asia region for 2017. In 2011, the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO), which is associated with the Organization of Islamic Conference, launched the initiative for three cities to be named each year as such capitals throughout the countries in Asia, the Arab region, and the African region, which house considerable Muslim populations. On Tuesday, Mashhad was awarded the title by Deputy Director General of the ISESCO…

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Trump will isolate US if he cancels Iran nuclear deal: Analyst

US President-elect Donald Trump risks isolating the United States if he decides to dismantle the Iran nuclear agreement in order to satisfy the Israel lobby, says an American political analyst. Trump may revoke the nuclear deal because of his close proximity to Jared Kushner, his “Zionist Jewish son-in-law,” said Rodney Martin, a former congressional staffer based in Los Angeles. Kushner is a “Zionist Jewish agent” and will represent Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the White House after Trump’s inauguration, Martin told Press TV on Wednesday. If Trump “decides to…

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GEC, NGEWA Welcome Budget Announcements

President Government Employees Conference and Non Gazetted Employees Welfare Association SKIMS Ishtiyaq Beigh has welcomed the announcements made by State Finance Minister Haseeb Drabu with reference to implementation of Pay commission  and regularization of Daily Wagers.   Ishtiyaq Beigh while appreciating Finance Minister  80-minute long Budget speech in the State Assembly at Jammu in which  the Finance Minister unveiled a roadmap for implementation of various reforms, recommendations of 7th Pay Commission and regularization of daily wagers and  casual labourers has termed it visionary budget . Ishtiyaq Beigh said -“ The…

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Young Kashmiri awarded the coveted India’s Top 100 Young Leader’s Award-2017

Affan Yesvi  is a social entrepreneur and social activist from Jammu & Kashmir New Delhi, January 15 : Affan Yesvi, a young award-winning social activist from Kashmir was felicitated with India’s Top 100 Young Leader’s Award 2017 in a glittering award function held at Connaught Place, New Delhi. The event was organized by Indian Youth Forum and the attendants included a diverse crowd of young enthusiasts from all walks of life. The India’s Top 100 Young Leader’s Award is the one of the most coveted fellowship that is managed through Indian Youth…

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