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By News Desk | Srinagar The mysterious death of a youth in South Kashmir’s Islamabad district sparked tension on Tuesday. People in large numbers resorted to stone throwing when the body of the youth was taken to his native place Monghal Islamabad. Eyewitness said that the police allegedly beat people and the para-medical staff in the district hospital who went for a strike against the police excesses. People in Monghal alleged that the police had arrested four youth from the area, identified as Mashooq Ahmed Magray, Bilal Ahmed Dar, Tariq Ahmed Sofi and Imran Majid. However, the police denied that

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By News Desk One person, who was injured on March 8 during clashes between Kashmiri protestors and the police in South Kashmir has succumbed to his injuries in the hospital on Monday. Riyaz Ahmad Khanday son of Nazir Ahmad, resident of Aang Matipora was a load carrier driver. He got injured during stone throwing at Tik Bagh Mattan in south Kashmir’s district Islamabad.  Riyaz had received serious head injuries and was being treated at SK institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Soura, Srinagar, for last three days. Police spokesperson, in a  statement last week,  had said, “Miscreants pelted stones on Auto

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I have been asked by many of my curious friends to share what actually had happened in Libya while I was on an assignment there in April 2011. After a long delay, I was finally able to jot down my experience which I had during those 30 horrific hours of ordeal. Here it goes, starting with a brief background about the Libyan revolution. By Altaf Qadri Houses at a distance seen from one of the storeroom. Photos: Altaf Qadri. The Libyan revolution was an armed conflict in Libya fought between forces loyal to Colonel Muammar Gaddafi and those seeking to