Clashes across Valley, Youths protest use of force against Students

Protests and clashes took place between agitating youth and security personnel at various places in Srinagar and elsewhere in the Valley after the Friday prayers over the alleged use of force against students recently. The police lobbed teargas shells to dispel the protesters in the Nowhatta area of Srinagar, where youths took to the streets after the congregational Friday prayers, prompting a shutdown in the area. Even as the separatists had given no shutdown call today, spontaneous protest demonstrations were witnessed in various parts of the Valley. There were reports…

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Student protests continue to swell & spread even as colleges remained shut

Hr Sec institutes to remain closed today Students took to streets again to protest against the police action at Pulwama degree college in which over 50 students were injured even as the colleges across the valley remained closed for third consecutive day Thursday. Meanwhile, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmed Khan said teaching work in all the higher secondary institutions of Kashmir Division will remain suspended on April 21 (Friday) as a precautionary measure. The separatists had called for protests after Friday prayers. Clashes erupted between students and government forces in…

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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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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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Markets open after 79 Days on Hurriyat’s call; 39 Arrested in 24 Hours

People throng markets, traffic cops had a tough time in regulating traffic Curfew lifted from all parts, 39 arrested in 24 hours: Police After 79 days of curfew, restrictions and shutdown, the markets opened across the Valley on Sunday afternoon in response to the relaxation in shutdown announced by the separatist leaders. At 2 pm, the shopkeepers and business establishments in Srinagar and other parts of the Valley opened their shops and establishments. The Sunday market, which has remained closed since July 8, also opened today. It was for the…

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Shutdown, Protests Continues on 78th Consecutive Day, Curbs remain in force across Valley

Thousands attend funeral prayers of slain youth in Baramulla Clashes, protests at many places Evening remains abuzz with activities 39 youth arrested in 24 hours: Police Over half a dozen people received pellet injuries in Anantnag on Saturday even as curfew remained imposed in Handwara and some other parts of Kashmir. Kashmir observed complete shutdown while markets opened after 6 PM on the call of resistance leadership. In last 78 days, 88 civilians have died in police, paramilitary and army firing across Kashmir while above 13,000 have been injured. South…

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Mehbooba with Modi all set to create new records, 88 Killings in 77 Days

Nadihal residents say firing was completely unprovoked; Army says ‘Ascertaining Facts’ Over 100 injured in fresh clashes Curfew imposed in Srinagar, major towns Charar-e-Sharief on boil Intense clashes in uptown, old Srinagar areas No prayers at Jamia Masjid on 11th Friday Cops rain pellets, tear gas shells on protesters across Valley Langate Sarpanch, Panchs, Ward members announce resignations Banihal observes shutdown against Kashmir killings A 22-year-old youth was killed after forces fired at him while he was busy harvesting crops in his field in Nadihal area of Rafiabad in north Kashmir’s…

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Life remained crippled for 76th day, Arrest, Protest, Clashes continued

40 Injured as Clashes, Protests continue Curfew imposed in Anantnag town to foil ‘Freedom March’ 57 more persons arrested in 24 hours, says police Clashes in many downtown areas Govt enforced curfew in parts of Srinagar Banihal remains shut for 2nd day At least 40 people sustained injuries in fresh clashes between protesters and forces on Thursday, even as strict curfew was imposed in southern Anantnag town to foil a pro-freedom rally. North Kashmir Eight persons were injured after intense clashes broke out between youth and police following a police…

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Life hit across Valley for 75th day, over 40 injured during Force’s Action

No let up in protests, clashes 2 women among 10 injured in forces action in Anantnag Women stage protest rally at Hazratbal Police arrests 43 more in 24 hours Forces’ raid continues in several localities 3 Bla youth have narrow escape after jumping into river Jhelum Jamaat Leader Arrested At least 40 more people were injured in Kashmir areas on Wednesday when forces tried to foil pro-freedom gatherings and also allegedly beat up people in various localities, reports and witnesses said. Three youth had a narrow escape after they jumped…

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Curbs, Clashes, Protests, Shutdown cripple life for 74th day across Valley

Bullet hits Bandipora youth Chenab Valley to observe shutdown today Women stage rallies in Sopore, other places House gutted in Shopian, bike set afire in Batamaloo 64 more youth arrested in 24 hours: Police At least 50 people including some women were injured when forces foiled pro-freedom rallies and beat up inmates at various places in Kashmir on Tuesday, reports and witnesses said. A 20-year-old youth was hit by a bullet in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district during clashes, they said. South Kashmir 30 people were wounded when forces personnel allegedly…

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