Kashmir

Sarjan Barkati released after 3 weeks

SHOPIAN — Sarjan Barkati, a famous religious preacher, who was arrested two days after delivering a speech on Eid-ul-Fitr was on Saturday released. Family sources told that Barkati, who was arrested by Zainapora police around three weeks ago, was released today. Meanwhile, an official said that Sarjan had delivered a speech on Eid day in […]

Kashmir

PSA slapped on three Kakapora youths for allegedly indulging in stone-pelting during gunfight

PULWAMA — Three youngsters were booked on Saturday in Pulwama district of Southern Kashmir under the Public Safety Act (PSA) on the charges of ‘stone-pelting.’ The detained youth were identified as Sameer Mushtaq Lone, son of Mushtaq Ahmed lone, a resident of Kakapora Pulwama, booked under PSA Order No. 22/DMP/PSA/21; Dated 02/06/2021, Mudsir Ahamad Lone, […]

Kashmir

SMC receives 1210 building permission applications within a year, 834 granted

SRINAGAR — Srinagar Municipal Corporation received 1210 applications for building permission since the Joint Commissioner Planning Ghulam Hasan Mir assumed charge on 17 February 2020. The official data which is in possession of news agency Kashmir News Trust reveals that out of these 1210 applications, permission has been granted to 834 applicants while 39 applications […]