Let a thousand Guns Boom!

THE mood today is upbeat- just like it was in 1989 when we were told that ‘azadi’ was just around the corner. Even though no one is talking anything about ‘azadi’ coming our way in the foreseeable future this time, we are still euphoric as we are now being told that scores and scores of […]

LoC Flares Up Again, 5 Civilians Killed

POONCH:Three civilians, including a Sarpanch and a lecturer, were killed and 25 others were injured as Pakistan resorted to heavy firing and shelling along Line of Control (LoC) in Balakote sector of Poonch on Saturday, officials said. The officials said that the Pakistan troops resorted to shelling in various villages of the Balakote sector including […]

I-day Celebrations In Blanket Of Security

SRINAGAR:Normal life came to a haltacross Kashmir Valley and Muslim dominated Chenab and Pirpanchal valleys in Jammu division Saturday following aseparatist shutdown while official functions were held under tight securityto mark India’s 69th Independence Day. A security blanket was thrown around Valley, with all mobile phone networks and internet services suspended for most of the […]

Civil Govt. Jams Mobile Services

SRINAGAR:  On January 26 this year when Governor NN Vohra was at the helm of affairs in the state, mobile connectivity was not snapped for the first time in a decade on a function involving unfurling of tricolour in Kashmir Valley.  However, less than six months apart, the situation is back to square one as […]

Will Defended Kashmir’s Spl Status: Mufti

SRINAGAR: Asserting that destinies of societies are not changed within months rather it takes years, Chief Minister Mufti Sayeed today vowed that he won’t rest till he makes J&K an abode of peace, progress and amity. He said the coalition government has flagged infrastructure restoration particularly communication upgradation as a priority, work on which has […]

Hizb Concerned About Geelani’s Faling Health

SRINAGAR: Expressing concern over the deteriorating health of Hurriyat hawk Syed Ali Geelani, Militant outfit Hizbul Mujhadeen Saturday appealed people of Kashmir to offer special prayers for his waning health. “Geelani Sahab is the soul of Kashmir Freedom Movement. He is the political and ideological guardian of the freedom struggle,” Hizb spokesperson Salim Hashmi quoting […]