Author Archives: Saleem Yousuf

General Rawat’s statement inappropriate :Tarigami

Jammu, January 13 CNN: While expressing surprise over Army Chief General Rawat’s statement that each classroom in government schools in Jammu and Kashmir had a separate map of the state besides that of India, CPI (M) leader and MLA Kulgam Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami Saturday said there are two flags because J&K has its own constitution owing to the state’s special status. ...

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Kashmir Map in Schools:- Altaf Bukhari slams Indian Army Chief for his remarks

Srinagar, Jan 13, CNS:Minister for Education Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari on Saturday rebuffed claims of Army chief General Bipin Rawat saying that army should confine its role to security related issues and not make unnecessary comments beyond its constitutional mandate. Talking to reporters on the sidelines of a function at Kothibagh Higher Secondary School here, Bukhari said Army Chief’s assertion ...

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Hizb warns vested elements over misusing its letter pads

Srinagar, Jan 13, CNS:Militant outfit Hizbul Mujhadeen has warned those elements who according to the outfit are using their letter pads to threaten government organizations and officials. As per a statement to news agency CNS, the Hizb Spokesperson Salim Hashmi said some vested interest elements are misusing Hizb letter pads to threaten government employees and departments. “We warn such elements ...

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Clashes erupt in South Kashmir Army resorts to aerial firing

Anantnag, Jan 13, CNS: Clashes erupted in Walurhama Pahalgam area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district when Government Forces launched Cordon and Search Operation in the village. Reports said that village was brought under siege after Government Forces received inputs about the presence of militants there. As soon as search operation started, local youth emerged on roads and pelted stones on the ...

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Valley observed shutdown against killings ,Geelani’, Mirwaiz, Malik and other leaders detained

Srinagar, January 13 :In Kashmir valley complete shutdown was observed, today, to protest against the surge in killings and other human rights violations by Indian troops in the territory. Call for the shutdown was given by the Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik. All shops, business establishments, private offices and fuel stations ...

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Saudi cleric issues fatwa on snowmen

Religious leader forbids building of anti-Islamic idols that might resemble human beings, after winter storm in north of country A prominent Saudi Arabian cleric has whipped up controversy by issuing a religious edict forbidding the building of snowmen, describing them as anti-Islamic. Asked on a religious website if it was permissible for fathers to build snowmen for their children after ...

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Low lying electric wire poses risk to life and property in Sopore

Sopore, Jan 11,  CNS: The low lying electric wire in Jalalabad Sopore area of North Kashmir’s Baramulla district has been posing risk to the life and property, while the concerned department is making no efforts to set it right. A delegation from the area said the electric pole was damaged last year and the low lying electric wire has been posing ...

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Hizb pays tribute to slain militants and civilian

Srinagar, Jan 10, CNS: Militant outfit Hizbul Mujhadeen Wednesday paid rich tributes to two slain militants and a civilian, saying the sacrifices of budding youth will pave the way for freedom of Kashmir. In a statement to news agency CNS, Hizb Spokesperson Salim Hashmi quoted outfit Chief as having said that Indian Forces have been targeting innocent civilians to hide their ...

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Shopian, Jan 10, CNS: The killing of youth in Kulgam sparked clashes in South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Wednesday. Pertinently, after the killing of a militant in Kulgam, clashes had erupted in his native Khadwani village resulting in the killing of a youth identified as Khalid Ahmed. Reports said that protesters in Shopian took to roads and pelted stones on government ...

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Kulgam:Target fire killed my son, Says slain civilian’s father

‘Don’t resort to stone-pelting, Appeals father of militant to youth Kulgam, Jan 10, CNS: Thousands of people participated in the last rites of slain Hizbul Mujhadeen militants in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district.        Farhan Wani, the teenager militant was killed in a gunfight with government forces on Tuesday at Pehlipora, Larnoo Kokarnag area of Anantnag district.   Reports said that Hurriyat ...

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