BJP protests in Valley seeking protection to its workers

first_imgSeveral leaders and supporters of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday held street protest in Srinagar to demand security to all its workers in the Valley, four days after its leader was shot dead by suspected militants in south Kashmir.“I have decided to surrender my security too till all BJP workers are provided a security cover in Kashmir,” said BJP state general secretary Ashok Koul. He board a three-wheeler rather than the vehicle provided by the state security “as a mark of protest.” Earlier, Mr. Kaul led the street protest at Srinagar’s Press Enclave to press for his demands.Suspected militants shot dead BJP leader Gul Mohammad Mir (60) alias Attal on Saturday evening in Anantnag’s Nowgam area around 10 p.m. He succumbed to his injuries, inflicted by five bullets in the upper body. The BJP leader’s security was withdrawn a few weeks ago without citing any reason. The State Home department comes under Governor Satya Pal Malik in Jammu and Kashmir, since the State is under the President’s rule.Mir, who was BJP’s vice district president of Anantnag district, had unsuccessfully contested Assembly elections for Dooru assembly segment in 2008 and 2014.last_img read more

Man City January transfer news LIVE

first_imgTransfers Man City January transfer news LIVE: Newcastle seek out-of-favour Joe Hart loan Goal Last updated 1 year ago 19:47 1/6/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Transfers Manchester City Premier League Goal brings you all the latest news, rumours and deals related to the Citizens as the January transfer window heats up Newcastle United consider Hart loan moveNewcastle United have targeted Joe Hart as a January transfer candidate after the goalkeeper lost his first-team place at West Ham under David Moyes, according to the Daily Mirror.The England international, who is on loan from Man City, is admired by Rafa Benitez and would be a cheap option to bolster the Magpies’ squad without significant budget.Man City to make £35m Alexis bidAlexis Sanchez Man City Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player Manchester City are poised to make an opening January bid of £35 million for wantaway Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez, according to the Daily Mail.Gabriel Jesus’ knee injury has forced Pep Guardiola to reconsider a winter move for the Chilean, whom he had originally preferred to sign at the end of the season.Arsenal turned down a £60m offer in the summer from Man City but, with fewer than six months left to go on his contract, they could lose him for free in July.Guardiola offers key trio contract updateFernandinho, Pep GuardiolaPep Guardiola admits Manchester City are “so close” to agreeing fresh terms with Fernandinho, while talks with Kevin De Bruyne and Gabriel Jesus remain ongoing.The Premier League leaders are busy trying to lock down the respective futures of those they consider to be crucial to their plans heading forward.Read the full story right here on Goal!Lemar to replace Alexis at ArsenalThomas Lemar Monaco 2017Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger hasn’t ruled out a January exit for Alexis Sanchez and If the Chilean does depart for Man City in January, Wenger is ready to make Monaco’s Thomas Lemar his replacement, according to L’Equipe.The Gunners failed with a £90 million bid for Lemar in the summer and though Monaco manager Leonardo Jardim has insisted the France international is not for sale, Wenger could test his resolve should Alexis move on in January.With Monaco out of the Champions League and PSG cruising to a Ligue 1 title, the principality side could be convinced to cash in on the highly rated 22-year-old.City want Real Sociedad defenderInigo Martinez Real SociedadManchester City have been linked to Real Sociedad defender Inigo Martinez by the Manchester Evening News .With reports floating around the Pep Guardiola wants to spend £50 million to bring in Alexis Sanchez and a centre-back, the 26-year-old’s relatively low £28m release clause makes him a more affordable option than Barcelona’s Samuel Umtiti.Tarkowski staying with BurnleyJames Tarkowski Burnley Alexandre Lacazette ArsenalThe news that James Tarkowski has signed a new long-term deal with Burnley has forced a re-think for Pep Guardiola and Manchester City as they look for defensive signings, according to the Manchester Evening News.The 25-year-old was also being chased by Chelsea and Arsenal, but has decided to stay at Turf Moor. The signing has strengthened talk of Jonny Evans, Samuel Umtiti or Inigo Martinez singing as City go in search of another defender. City willing to pay £35m for AlexisAlexis Sanchez 31122017Manchester City are ready to open the January bidding for Alexis Sanchez at £25 million but will go as high as £35m, claims the Daily Mail .The Arsenal forward continues to run down his contract, with Goal revealing that the Chilean is eager to push through a January switch to the Etihad .Guardiola wants to spend £50m in JanuaryPep Guardiola, Man CityPep Guardiola wants £50 million to reinforce Manchester City’s squad in January, according to The Sun .The Catalan reportedly hopes to see City secure the signing of Alexis Sanchez, as well as add another centre-back following Vincent Kompany’s latest injury.Alexis agrees Man City moveAlexis Sanchez ArsenalArsenal forward Alexis Sanchez has verbally agreed to join Manchester City, according to Marca .The Chile international almost joined City last summer and looks set to run his contract — which is up at the end of the season — down at the Emirates Stadium.A number of European clubs have tried to make approaches for the former Barcelona man, but they have been told Alexis is only interested in joining City having spoken to Pep Guardiola.Umtiti not interested in Man City moveSamuel Umtiti BarcelonaManchester City target Samuel Umtiti is not interested in leaving Barcelona, according to Mundo Deportivo .Pep Guardiola reportedly was interested in signing the French defender, but Umtiti’s agent has told City the player is not looking to leave the Camp Nou.last_img read more

Canada defends human rights record at United Nations review

first_imgTodd Lamirande APTN NewsJustice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould defended Canada’s human rights record at the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva Friday.Much of the three-hour session revolved around Indigenous peoples in Canada.Dozens of countries weighed in with their recommendations on what to do better.tlamirande@aptn.ca@ToddLamirandelast_img