Gaza: Changing Reality

The war cant be won by gold ,oil or the other luxuries of life . And the war, offcourse,is physical as well as mental in nature. Physical is exhibited by bombs etc mental by technology exhibition. The Arabs would can neither  exhibit it physically nor mentally. The Zionists can.They are the smart planners and very […]

A Breach Of Religious Freedom

Muharram processions remain banned in Srinagar since 1990. If, as the government argues, the situation has improved considerably, surely the people have a case for revocation of the ban? We are in Muharram, the month of bereavement and remembrance. In 680 AD, around 1500 years ago, Husain (as)—the beloved grandson of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)—was martyred […]

Defy Curbs, Flock To Abi Guzar On Ashura: Agha

SRINAGAR (ONS) – Hurriyat (M) leader and president of the Anjuman-e-Shara’ie Shiayan, Agha Syed Hassan on Friday said that the Ashura procession on Sunday would be taken out on its traditional route in central Srinagar irrespective of government curbs. Agha Hassan asked people to defy restrictions and join the procession planned to emerge from the […]

Govt Clamps Curfew On Muharram March

  Srinagar Put Under Siege; Scores Hurt, Arrested In Procession Bids SRINAGAR (ONS) – The government on Friday sealed off entire central Srinagar with undeclared curfew and heavy forces deployment to foil the traditional Muharram 8 procession banned for the past 22 years. Nearly 50 persons, including one policeman, were injured and scores arrested as […]

Leaders Under House Arrest; Masroor In Custody

SRINAGAR (ONS) – Maulana Abbas Ansari, Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and several other separatist leaders were put under house arrest on Friday in view of Muharram processions and possible protests after Friday prayers. The Hurriyat (M) condemned the arrest of Maulana Abbas’ son, Maulana Masroor Abbas, who has been in custody for the […]

Traffic Jam, Chaos in Srinagar

SRINAGAR – Curfew restrictions without making any formal announcement has resulted in traffic jams, confusion and argument between people and security forces in Srinagar today.  CRPF and state police personnel claimed that they have strict instructions to impose curfew restriction and not to allow anyone to enter the restricted area while people, who had left their […]

Lajpat Nagar Verdict: ‘Give Back 16 Yrs Life To Acquitted Kashmiri Youth’

Delhi HC Verdict Eye-Opener For India: Mirwaiz SRINAGAR (KMN / KNS) – Welcoming the Delhi High Court verdict acquitting two Kashmiri youth in Lajpat Nagar blast case, several Kashmiri leaders across the political divide Friday said the ends of justice would be met only when the 16 precious years of life they languished in jail […]

India, China Quarrel Over Aksai Chin

NEW DELHI – India and China fought a month-long war fifty years ago that did not resolve their mountainous border dispute. Since then, the two Asian rivals have found many ways of reminding each other about the frozen state of their disagreement. In the latest row, their quarrel over each country’s maps actually shows up […]

Cross-LoC Trade In Kashmir On Death Bed: TradersÂ’ Union

“Discrimination Between Kashmir and Jammu Trade Routes” SRINAGAR – Accusing the state and central governments of flawed policies, the Salamabad-Chakoti Traders’ Union on Friday said that cross-LoC commerce in Kashmir was in death throes. “There practically are two separate sets laws operating in Kashmir,” the president of the union, Asif Lone, said in a statement. “While […]

Cong Snub To CM: We Take Our Own Decisions

Premature decision, needs party stamp: Kamal SRINAGAR (KNS) – Reacting to the Statement of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah where he had called the legislative council elections as a preparation for National conference and the Congress to fight 2014 assembly elections in an alliance, Congress senior leader and Minister for Health, Sham Lal Sharma today said […]

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