Author Archives: Saleem Yousuf

Forces lay siege of South Kashmir village

Shopian: A Cordon and Search Operation is underway in Watho village of South Kashmir’s Shopian district. Locals informed that search operation was launched after government forces received inputs about the presence of militants in the area. Locals added that door-to-door search operation is being conducted. If sources are to be believed at least two militants are trapped in the area, however, ...

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Abduction and murder of goldsmith*Family protest in North Kashmir seeking body of Tariq

Kupwara, Jan 10, CNS: The family members and relatives of ‘missing and murdered’ goldsmith Tariq Ahmed Malik staged a protest outside Mini Secretariat here in North Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Wednesday. Pertinently,the goldsmith in Sopore who had been missing since December 26 according to police has been murdered after abduction. Hailing from Kalaroos area of Kupwara district, the young goldsmith was ...

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Government cannot regularize the NHM employees:Govt

Jammu:- Health Minister Bali Bhagat Tuesday said that the government cannot regularize the NHM employees. Speaking in legislative council, the Minister said, “We cannot regularise NHM employees as it is a centrally sponsored scheme.” The Minister said taking a sympathetic look at the matter we have mooted a proposal to Finance Minister and hope something comes up. He, however, did ...

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Two militants killed in Kokernag gunfight: Army

Srinagar: Two militants have been killed in a gunfight with government forces in Anantnag district of south Kashmir on Tuesday, sources said. A search operation led to a gunbattle after the militants fired towards the forces’ party in Larnoo Kokernag area of the district, they said.“Two militants killed in Larnu operation,” Army said adding the operation was underway. Sources said ...

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My Govt committed to the welfare of workers, marginalized: Mehbooba

Says recent regularization of 60000 casual labours proof of that, terms workers as building blocks of dev, progress JK to have uniform Labour Law: Dr Drabu JAMMU, JANUARY 08: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today asserted that her Government is committed to the welfare and upliftment of marginalised sections of society particularly labours, landless and those working in the unorganised sector. ...

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Omar Abdullah reacts to Hizb commander’s threat: ‘If it isn’t pellets it’s acid’

Srinagar, Jan 8, CNS: Former chief minister and MLA Beerwah, Omar Abdullah on Monday reacted to the Hizb commander Riyaz Naikoo’s purported audio clip saying that people are “threatened with being blinded one way or the other.” “If it isn’t pellets it’s acid. One way or the other people are threatened with being blinded,” tweeted Abdullah. Naikoo’s audio clip had appeared ...

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Clashes in Pulwama disrupt normal life for hours

Pulwama, Jan 8, CNS: Clashes erupted in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district after a rumours spread in the town that a couple of militants are trapped in Tahab village of the district. Earlier, Government forces resorted to aerial firing after a vehicle failed to stop at a naka crossing in Tahab village. An official said that a vehicle was signaled to stop ...

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DFP serves legal notice to ETV Urdu for telecasting ‘baseless’ news about Shabir Shah

Srinagar, Jan 8, CNS:Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) has served a legal notice to ETV Urdu TV channel for telecasting baseless news about its incarcerated chief Shabir Ahmad Shah. The notice issued through advocate Fayaz Ahmad Sodagar said that Shabir Shah, who is presently lodged in Central Jail Tihar, New Delhi is a prominent and frontline pro freedom political leader of ...

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Hizb welcomes entry of AMU Kashmiri scholar into its fold

Srinagar, Jan 8, CNS: Militant outfit Hizbul Mujhadeen has welcomed the Aligarh Muslim University Phd scholar for joining the organization and has described the development as a good omen for the on-going Kashmir Freedom Struggle. As per a statement issued to news agency CNS, the organization Chief Syed Salahuddin while addressing a high level Command Council meeting said that the entry ...

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Geelani expresses serious concern over the deteriorating health condition of Kashmiri detinues in Tihar jail

Srinagar, Jan 8, CNS: Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Geelani today expressed serious concern over the deteriorating health condition of Kashmiri detinues in Tihar jail. Syed Ali Geelani demanded immediate shifting of all Kashmiri prisoners lodged in various Indian  jails to the Kashmir Valley and added that  those lodged in Tihar Jail, including  Shabir Ahmad Shah, Altaf Ahmed Shah, Dr Gh ...

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