Rising Kashmir editor Shujaat Bukhari, two PSOs shot dead

Rising Kashmir editor Shujaat Bukhari, two PSOs shot dead

Rajnath, Vohra, Mehbooba, Omar, ors condemn attack Srinagar, Jun 14: Senior Journalist and Editor-in-Chief of Rising Kashmir, Shujat Bukhari and his two personal security guards were killed by unknown gunmen at Press Enclave here on Thursday evening. Official sources said that gunmen opened indiscriminate fire as soon as Bukhari was disembarking from his vehicle at […]

Geelani, Mirwaiz, Malik express grief

Srinagar, Jun 14: The Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman, Syed Ali Geelani, has condemned the killing of Syed Shujaat Bukhari, editor Rising Kashmir group of publications, by unknown gunmen in Srinagar. As per an official statement, Geelani has said, “It is against the moral and human ethics to kill a person without any justification.” “While regretting […]

UN calls for inquiry into human rights violations in Kashmir

Geneva, Jun 14: Indian security forces have used excessive force in Kashmir and killed and wounded numerous civilians since 2016, the United Nations said on Thursday, calling for an international inquiry into alleged violations in Kashmir. In the first UN report on human rights in both Indian-administered and Pakistan-administered Kashmir, it urged Pakistan to end […]

UN rights report on Kashmir violates India’s sovereignty: MEA

New Delhi, Jun 14: India has taken strong objection to the United Nations report on the issue of human rights violation in Kashmir. In a report released earlier Thursday, the United Nations said that Indian security forces have used excessive force in Kashmir and killed and wounded numerous civilians since 2016. UN has called for […]

Mirwaiz thanks UN for Kashmir report

Srinagar, Jun 14: Hurriyat (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Thursday welcomed the first ever UN report on rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir, saying the inquiry into the rights violations in the region was long overdue. Taking to micro-blogging website, Twitter, Mirwaiz wrote: “Welcome the first ever UN report on HR violations in #Kashmir […]

India, Pak should fulfil obligations under int’l human rights law: Amnesty

New Delhi, Jun 14: Lauding the first ever UN report on alleged human rights violation in Kashmir and Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK), Amnesty International India on Thursday said both India and Pakistan should fulfill their obligations under international human rights law and end the atmosphere of impunity in Kashmir. The Office of the United Nations […]

Purpose of Ramadhan ceasefire achieved, says Doval

Purpose of Ramadhan ceasefire achieved, says Doval

  Srinagar, Jun 14: With just a day or two left for the unilateral ceasefire, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval on Thursday said that the purpose of Ramadhan ceasefire has been achieved as “people in Kashmir are happy”. “We wanted to give respite to the common man in the Valley during Ramadhan, so they can […]

Eid shopping brings traffic mess back in Srinagar

Eid shopping brings traffic mess back in Srinagar

  Srinagar, Jun 14: After months-long respite from gridlock in Srinagar, the summer capital of the state is once again witnessing traffic mess ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr being celebrated after ten days. As the shoppers started shopping for the Eid-ul-Fitr, the Srinagar areas especially, Lal Chowk, Jahangir Chowk, Old City areas and others are witnessing a […]

4.0 magnitude earthquake jolts parts of Kashmir Valley

  Srinagar, Jun 14: An earthquake measuring 4.0 on the Richter scale jolted some parts of Kashmir Valley on Thursday early morning. There was, however, no loss of life or damage to property. “An earthquake measuring 4.0 on the Richter scale occurred at 6:12 am today” Director disaster management, Aamir Ali said. “The epicentre of […]