DPM reacts to filing of FIR against Geelani
Srinagar: Reacting to the filing of FIR against Hurriyat (G) chairman, Syed Shah Geelani and other pro-freedom leaders, the Democratic Political Movement acting chairman, Khawaja Firdous has termed it an attempt to muzzle the voice of leaders.In a statement, Firdous warned of serious consequences if Geelani was implicated in any case.
Srinagar: A lineman of Power Development Department was killed when he fell from an electric pole at village Gund Dachina Argam, Bandipora.According to the police, the lineman, Muhammad Sultan Kumar son of Ghulam Rasool of Ajas Bandipora fell from the electric pole and sustained grievous injuries. He succumbed to the wounds in the hospital, police added.
JKPFL for probe into Qamarwari killings
Srinagar: The J&K Peoples Freedom League has demanded a probe by an impartial agency of international repute in the Qamarwari shootout in which three youth and a policeman were killed on Monday.In a statement, party said the “the youth were killed in cold blood and the statements of police are far from reality as they contradict the statements of eyewitnesses.”“The statement of police is highly questionable as there was no cross-firing in the incident. If the killed youth were militants they should have retaliated by opening fire. The remarks made by National Conference leader and Member Parliament, Sharief-ud-Din Shariq has further raised questions about the shootout,” the party added.
Zahid deputed to attend conference
Srinagar: The department of culture and tourism has deputed the deputy director Archives, Archaeology and Museums, Kashmir, Muhammad Shafi Zahid, to attend the two-day national level Conference of Indian Archaeology being held on December 3 and 4, at M S University Baroda Gujrat.Zahid is the only nominee from the state who has been invited in this conference to make a power point presentation on the recent discovery titled “Kashmir Bronze Art with special reference to Bronzes of Zurhama.”
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