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Geelani calls for shutdown in Shopian on May 30

Shopian: Hurriyat (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani has called for complete shutdown on May 30, the day when Asiya Jan and Neelofer Jan were “raped and murdered” in year 2009. Recalling the painful incident, Hurriyat chairman termed it a heinous crime against humanity and expressed dismay on the “dubious and malicious” role played by the […]

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Restrictions in Srinagar parts as Kashmir shuts to mark Moulvi Farooq, Gani Lone’s death anniversaries

Srinagar: Authorities imposed restrictions in parts of Srinagar city on Tuesday as Kashmir observes shutdown to mark the 29th death anniversary of Moulvi Mohammad Farooq, father of moderate Hurriyat Conference leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq; Hurriyat Leader Abdul Gani Lone and the ‘martyrs’ of Hawal massacre. Moulvi Mohammad Farooq was killed by unidentified gunmen after they […]

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Kashmir shuts against militants, civilian killings

Restrictions imposed in Downtown, Srinagar; No Friday prayers allowed in Jamia Masjid Train services suspended, Exams postponed Srinagar: Normal life was crippled as Kashmir valley observed a complete shutdown on Friday against the killings of militants and civilians. The shutdown call was given by JRL (Joint Resistance Leadership) comprising of Hurriyat (G) Chairman Syed Ali […]

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AAC announces ‘Hafta-e-Shahadat’ program from May 18

Calls for complete shutdown on May 21 Srinagar: Paying glowing tributes to Shaheed-e-Milat Mirwaiz Moulvi Muhammad Farooq (RA) and the Martyr’s of Hawal massacre of May 21, 1990, the Awami Action Committee (AAC) renewed its pledge to carry forward the mission of martyrs. The AAC also announced Hafta-e-Shahadat (martyr’s week) programmes commencing from May 18. […]

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Protests erupt in Baramulla, Sopore town against Bandipora minor’s rape

Srinagar: Protests erupted at various places in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Monday against the rape of a minor girl in Sumbal area of Bandipora district last week. Demanding stern punisent against the accused, scores of protesters assembled at Hygam in Baramulla and blocked the Srinagar-Baramulla national highway for several hours. The protesters while demanding […]

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Transporters call for shutdown in south Kashmir on May 14 against toll tax

Srinagar: South Kashmir Transporters Association has called for a complete shutdown on Tuesday (May 14) against levying of toll tax by National Highways Authority of India on Srinagar-Jammu highway. The toll is being collected by NHAI at toll post Kachkoot Sangam in Bijbhara area of Anantnag district. Bilal Ahmad Dar, President Sumo and Temp owners […]