Larnoo family accuses police of ‘torture, molestation’ during midnight raid

Village Shuts Down To Protest ‘Excesses, Brutality’; Police Says ‘Entire Family Is Rogue’

KHALID GUL

Kulgam, Jan 20: A family in Larnoo village of this south Kashmir district Sunday accused police of torture and molestation of two young girls of the household. The incident triggered massive protests and complete shutdown in the area. Police, however, refuted the allegations, describing the family More

Tarigami demands magisterial probe
Srinagar, Jan 20: CPI (M) General Secretary and MLA Kulgam MY Tarigami Sunday vehemently condemned, what it called, police highhandedness and demanded magisterial enquiry into the Larnoo incident. In a statement issued here, Tarigami said the raid “conducted by police party comprising only More

Over 10 lakh children administered Pulse Polio drops in Valley
Srinagar, Jan 20: In connection with the first phase of Pulse Polio Immunization campaign as many as 10,48,369 children were administered Pulse Polio drops at various district and tehsil headquarters of the Valley on Sunday.  In Pulwama, Deputy Commissioner, Shafaat Noor Barlas administered More

Man arrested for raping minor sister-in-law

VICTIM’S FAMILY DEMANDS STERN PUNISHMENT FOR ACCUSED

SHAHID RAFIQ

Kupwara Jan 19: Police in Handwara have arrested a man on the charges of raping his minor sister-in-law. The accused, father of four children, Muhammad Amin Sheikh son of Ghulam Muhammad Sheikh of Behnipora Rajwar was arrested after 15-year old girl gave birth to a male neonate in a Srinagar More

Faculty takes exception to Mantri’s order

‘Government Should Concentrate On Improving Healthcare Facilities

MANZOOR-UL-HASSAN

Srinagar, Jan 20: Faculty of the government-run medical and dental colleges in Jammu and Kashmir Sunday took a strong exception to the government order banning private practice by Heads of Departments, saying “the government is punishing them for their services.” The protest by medicos comes barely More

JK Govt ‘forgets’ to count number, submit report

SC direction on missing children

IMRAN MUZAFFAR

Srinagar, Jan 20: Five months after the Supreme Court directed the central and state governments to trace whereabouts of 55,000 missing children across India, the J&K Government has failed to submit its report.Following the Apex Court direction in August last, the J&K government had said More

MIRWAIZ CONVENES SEERAT CONFERENCE
Srinagar, Jan 20: In view of the sacred month of Rabbi-ul-Awal and Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi (SAW), Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Sunday convened a Seerat conference at party headquarters of Jammu Kashmir Awami Majlis-e-Amal at Mirwaiz Manzil, here. The conference was More

Taj, Sham attend seminar on failure to harness Ravi water canal

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 20: A seminar on failure to harness Ravi water was organized by Universal Foundation for awareness and development of civil society, NGO at Press Club, Jammu here on Sunday. The Minister for Medical Education and Youth Service and Sports, Taj Mohi-ud-Din was the Chief Guest More

2 decades on, Neelam remembers her brave father in poems

Sheikh Fell To Bullets Along With 50 Others On 21st January 1990

ZAHID MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Jan 20: Many years have passed since she lost her father in a carnage allegedly carried out by paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force here. But the 26-year-old Neelam continues to pen down new poems every year to remember him.  Neelam was only three-years-old when her father More

Baramulla: Snow causes damage to many residential houses

ALTAF BABA

Baramulla, Jan 20: Five residential houses were completely damaged while 103 suffered partial damage due to the recent snowfall in this north Kashmir district. About 143 non-residential houses are also reported to have suffered damage. According to reports, three residential houses in Tangmarg More

  • Kashmir

Larnoo family accuses police of ‘torture, molestation’ during midnight raid

Village Shuts Down To Protest ‘Excesses, Brutality’; Police Says ‘Entire Family Is Rogue’

KHALID GUL

Kulgam, Jan 20: A family in Larnoo village of this south Kashmir district Sunday accused police of torture and molestation of two young girls of the household. The incident triggered massive protests and More



  • Srinagar City

MAIN ROAD ENCROACHED AT KHANYAR

Residents demand removal of blockade

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, Jan 20: Police have encroached one of the lanes of main road near the Khanyar police station in Shaher-e-Khaas here hampering smooth flow of traffic and causing immense inconvenience to commuters More




  • Jammu

‘Clear snow from all Kupwara roads’

Saifullah Directs District administration

Jammu, Jan 20:  Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Mir Saifullah Sunday directed the district administration Kupwara to clear snow from all the interior roads of the district.  More



  • South Asia

Pak Commerce Minister calls off India visit

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Islamabad, Jan 20: Pakistan Commerce Minister Makhdoom Amin Fahim has called off a scheduled visit to India to attend a business meet later this month, against the backdrop of tensions between the two More



  • World

'UK to impose L-test lingo ban to stop cheating immigrants'

London, Jan 20: In a bid to stop cheating, Britain is set to ban immigrants from taking driving tests in Hindi, Gujarati, Punjabi, Bengali, Kashmiri, Tamil, Urdu and 12 other foreign languages under new More



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