Press Releases

Arrests spark protests in Srinagar city

Srinagar, May 19: In Srinagar, police and CRPF personnel beat up and injured at least 18 persons when they were protest against the the overnight raids and arrest of youth by police personnel in down town areas of Srinagar city on Monday. Police personnel arrested twenty persons from Kaw Dara, Rajouri Kadal, Naid Kadal, Zaina Kadal in Srinagar city.

30 pc people in Valley suffering from hypertension

Srinagar May 19: In connection with the world hypertension day Ikhlas welfare society Kashmir organised a medical camp at Khangund Tral, about 53 kms from Srinagar.

This year's theme was "salt and high blood pressure: two silent killers". During the camp 180 patients of high blood pressure were treated and health education was imparted to all. Drugs provided by Cadila Company were given free to all patients.

It was informed that 25 to 30 percent population in Kashmir is suffering from hypertension and the consumption of salt is around 12 grams per day.

Make Eidgah Chalo program a success: Bhat

Srinagar, May 19: In Srinagar, the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Salvation Movement and APHC leader, Zaffar Akbar Bhat has appealed people to make Eidgah Chalo program a success.

In a statement, Bhat said APHC and other liberation leaders’ pledges commitment to the freedom movement and will take forward the Kashmir righteous struggle.  He said that we have to remember the sacrifices of our martyrs who laid their lives and sacrificed everything for the freedom.

Liberation struggle to continue till its success: Mirwaiz

Srinagar,  May, 20: The Chairman of All Parties Hurriyet Conference in occupied Kashmir, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has pledged to continue freedom struggle till its complete success.

 According to Kashmir Media Service, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in a media interview said that the APHC was not against democratic doctrines. ‘We asked people to stay away from election process with the intention that democratic norms should be well defined and meant to solve the dispute’, he added.

APHC a real custodian of martyrs: Mirwaiz

Srinagar, May 20: In Srinagar, the Chairman All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC), Mirwaiz Umer Farooq on Wednesday arranged a one day blood donation camp at historical Jamia Masjid and Razikadal in commemoration of Shaheed-e-Milat, Moulana Mohammad Farooq and other martyrs.

Indian trooper kills officer in Rajouri

Srinagar, May 20: An Indian army man shot dead his officer and injured another in Kalakote area of Rajouri district, today.

The trooper Kuljeet fired indiscriminately at his senior, company havaldar major R V Yadav, at 63 Rashtriya Rifles headquarters in Mithiani area of Kalkatoe, police said.

In the firing, Yadav was killed on the spot while another trooper identified as Sudesh Pani was injured.

Mourners assaulted, 18 injured in Srinagar

Srinagar, May 20:  In Srinagar, at least 18 people were injured by troops when police and paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force personnel resorted to cane-charge and fired dozens of tear-gas canisters to disperse the people when hundreds of men and women were protesting against the custodial death of father of three Manzoor Ahmad Beigh, 40, son of late Abdul Ahad Beigh of Aloochi Bagh at Aloochi Bagh in Srinagar

Kashmir as a dangerous part on the map of South Asia

Srinagar, May 20: In Srinagar, APHC senior leader and Chairman of Muslim Conference, Professor Abdul Gani Butt said that elections are only for achieving chair, while as right of right to self determination through referendum or plebiscite is for deciding the future of the people, which is carried once in a life time of a nation to settle on the dispute.

JKSM concerned at Zaffar’s house arrest

Srinagar, May 20 :In Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir Salvation Movement has expressed serious concern over the house arrest of its Chairman, Zaffar Akbar Bhat.

In a statement  party spokesmen while terming it undemocratic said that Zaffar  has been placed under house arrest since Monday night.  The spokesman has also condemned the house arrest of pro-movement leaders including Syed Ali  Geelani, and Mohammad Yasin Malik.