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Restrictions in 7 Srinagar police station areas on Oct 21

Restrictions in 7 Srinagar police station areas on Oct 21

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 20: According to the District Magistrate Srinagar, restrictions under Section 144 of CrPC will remain in force under the jurisdiction of Police Stations Nowhatta, Khanyar, Rainawari, M R Gunj, Safakadal and partially in Kralkhud and Maisuma, in district Srinagar on October 21 (Saturday) as a precautionary measure to avoid any untoward incident.

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Continuous siege of Jamia Masjid tragic: National Conference

Continuous siege of Jamia Masjid tragic: National Conference

National Conference General Secretary Ali Mohammad Sagar on Friday castigated PDP BJP government for barring Friday prayers in the historic Jamia Masjid Srinagar for four consecutive weeks. In a statement issued from party headquarters, the NC General Secretary said, “Stopping people from praying at Jamia Masjid has been the only ‘achievement’ of this government so […]

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AIP condemns imposition of restrictions in Old City

AIP condemns imposition of restrictions in Old City

Awami Itihaad Party spokesperson Inam Un Nabi on Friday said that restrictions in Old City create immense trouble for the people including students and patients of the area and added that it is part of the policy of government’s revenge against the people. The spokesman said that heavy deployment of forces around central Jamia Masjid […]

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Grenade lobbed at house of PDP legislator in Tral in south Kashmir

Grenade lobbed at house of PDP legislator in Tral in south Kashmir

Suspected militants on Friday attacked the residence of ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Tral area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Sources said that a grenade was lobbed at the residence of Mushtaq Shah in Old town area of Tral. The legislator was not present in the house at the time of the attack. Sources […]

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Prof. Saifuddin Soz, Former Union Minister has issued the following statement to the press, today.

Prof. Saifuddin Soz, Former Union Minister has issued the following statement to the press, today.

“I express my deepest sadness at the demise of a great scholar of Urdu and Persian literature and a very competent Teacher/Administrator that was Saifuddin Saifi of Sopore, Kashmir. He was also a litterateur and an eminent Urdu Poet. It is so tragic that Kashmir has lost one of the most prominent educationists, who was […]

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Srinagar police arrested nine gamblers and seized stake money of Rs 5,820 from the gambling spot.

Srinagar police arrested nine gamblers and seized stake money of Rs 5,820 from the gambling spot.

Srinagar police arrested nine gamblers and seized stake money of Rs 5,820 from the gambling spot. Acting on a tip off, Police party of Police Station Soura led by SHO Shri Mohammad Latief under the supervision of SDPO Hazratbal raided a gambling site at Ellahi Bagh Rangpora and arrested nine gamblers identified as Ab Hamid […]

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Kashmir braid cutting: Forces opens fire to disperse crowd in Chari Sharief

Kashmir braid cutting: Forces opens fire to disperse crowd in Chari Sharief

No one sustain injuries after the forces  opened Ariel firing to disperse protesters rallying against braid-chopping after Friday prayers at Chari  Sharief in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district . According to reports, the locals carried out procession against braid chopping. When the residents pelted stones on police and security forces , forces retaliated by opening fire.However […]

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Resistance leadership calls for shutdown on Saturday

Resistance leadership calls for shutdown on Saturday

Resistance leadership on Friday called for a complete shutdown on Saturday against the braid chopping incidents across Kashmir. In a statement, the leadership led by octogenarian Hurriyat patriarch Syed Ali Geelani, said that the increase in braid chopping incidents is a matter of serious concern. The statement said that the trio of Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar […]

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Braid Chopping: Restrictions in parts of Srinagar

Braid Chopping: Restrictions in parts of Srinagar

Srinagar Curfew-like restrictions have been imposed in parts of Srinagar on Friday to thaw protests following a call by the Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) against the unabated incidents of braid chopping across the Kashmir valley. However, life elsewhere in the Valley, including Srinagar uptown, was normal. Over 100 incidents of braid chopping have been reported […]

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Miscreants tried to set ablaze mentally challenged in Sopore: Police

Miscreants tried to set ablaze mentally challenged in Sopore: Police

Police on Friday said that miscreants were trying to set a mentally challenged person the ablaze after mistaking him as a braid chopper. Some miscreants were trying to run a tractor over him, police said. “Sopore police got information that a mob had got hold of an alleged braid chopper in fruit mandi area. Immediately a […]