Indo-Pak Fireworks Leave 11 More Dead

SRINAGAR: Eleven civilians were killed and dozens injured as India and Pakistan traded gunfire and shells along the International Border and Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir amid signs of new escalation in tension between the two nuclear powers.  Coincidentally , the escalation in cross border shelling and firing took place on the day […]

Pak Military Sees India as Only Threat

The Pakistani armed forces believe India is the only “external military threat” to the country and the situation is volatile because the two countries do not have any conflict resolution mechanism. The military shared the “perceived threat” with members of the defence committee of the Senate or upper house of parliament when they visited the […]

LoC Skirmishes: State of War or War of States

Cynicism, recriminations and retribution: these are the three words that perhaps best describe the now routine saga of firing incidents on the LoC between India and Pakistan. The pattern is easy to discern: one side provokes the other and the other responds in due measure or even more intensely.  A bout of recriminations-accusations and counter […]

Sarkari Employees to get a taste of their own medicine

Govt looking at Allahabad HC Decision SRINAGAR: The Allahabad High Court decision which makes it mandatory for government employees to admit their wards in government schools is under discussion and the Education Minister is serious about bringing drastic changes in the education sector, Director Education, Shah Faisal said on Friday The nature of the change(s) […]

Photos of Burhan Wani Displayed

SRINAGAR: Posters carrying the photographs of Hizbul Mujhadeen commander Burhan Wani, who is increasingly becoming a youth icon in Kashmir, were displayed alongside Pakistani and ISIS flags again on Friday near Jamia Masjid in Srinagar. Eyewitnesses said that a group of masked youth amid pro-freedom slogans waved ISIS, Pakistani green flags and the posters carrying […]

North Kashmir Militancy Graph Down: Police

BARAMULLA:   Police Friday said the militancy graph in North Kashmir has come down considerably from past two years.  According to the DIG police for North Kashmir Range, Gareeb Das locals in North Kashmir are in mood to join militant ranks as all the attempts from existing militants to lure young boys have failed so […]

Rahul’s takeaway from Kashmir: Naedir Monje

SRINAGAR: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi  while passing through Budshah Chowk Friday made a surprise stop over at a local vendor. “Just after leaving the Congress party office (at M A Road here) for airport, Rahul ji expressed a desire to visit Lal Chowk, so the cavalcade made a u-turn at Jehangir Chowk and halted at […]

Yasin Malik held, Jalsa foiled

Srinagar: Police foiled  JKLF attempt to organize a public rally  in Bandipore by resorting to a crackdown on party workers and leaders.  “To stop JKLF from holding Bandipore Jalsa police last night raided the residence of JKLF chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik and arrested him. Police also disrupted the public meeting. Despite heavy restrictions and arrests, […]

Curbs on weaving Pashmina on power-looms

SRINAGAR: District Magistrate, Srinagar in exercise of powers vested under Section 144 of Cr.P.C hereby imposes restrictions on manufacture of Pashmina and Kani products on power looms within the jurisdiction of District Srinagar for a period of two months.

Uff ti Karakh Na!’Today

Shakespeare’s Hamlet has takers in Kashmir. On Saturday,  the Theatre for Kashmir, will present its Kashmiri rendition at SP College Srinagar . Titled ‘Uff ti Karakh Na?’, this adaptation is a contemporary take of Shakespeare’s famous tragedy  and is woven around indecisiveness of the protagonist who ultimately may or may not arrive at a decision. […]

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