Day 77 : Teenager Killed In Army Firing

Srinagar: A teenager was killed and over 60 others were injured as fresh violence erupted in the Kashmir valley, where life remained crippled since July 9, a day after HizbulMujahideen (HM) commander BurhanWani and two other militants were killed in an encounter in Anantnag. Security forces burst teargas shells and opened fire in which several […]

Govt Imposing Draconian PSA Wholesale

Srinagar: The PDP-BJP government continues to invoke infamous Public Safety Act (PSA) to quell the ongoing protest marches across Kashmir. Reliable sources said that from past two months over 200 people mostly students have been booked under this law and shifted to different Jammu jails. A group of people from Hajin area of Bandipora district […]

Sharif’s UNGA address: It is Big Powers not the UN that matters

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif addressed the United Nation’s General Assembly(UNGA) and made an impassioned speech about Kashmir, referring to the ongoing protests here and sought the intervention of the international community in the conflict. Sharif also dwelt on other issues but the gravamen of the address revolved around Kashmir. Many in Kashmir and perhaps […]

Relaxation or not, it rains stones on Kashmir roads

Srinagar: On September 10, in major defiance of the relaxation call given by united Hurriyat from 6:00 PM, some five-six stone wielding youth appeared in the commercial hub of Lal Chowk here disallowing traders from open shops. As prospective shoppers and traders left back for their homes, heavy stone-pelting was reported from various areas of […]

Tourism Sector Suffers Rs 3000 Cr Loss in 2 Months

Srinagar: Tourist industry suffered a loss of Rs 3000 crores in the Kashmir valley, where life remained crippled for the past 77 days due to general strike against the killing of 83 persons in security force and police action. While tourist arrivals to Kashmir have witnessed sharp decline because of the prevailing situation in the […]

JKBOSE Postpones 10th & 12th Exams To November

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Board of School Education (JKBOSE) has rescheduled the date sheet of class 10th and 12th exams. The date sheet is for the students of Jammu province living in winter zone areas only i.e. Kashmir Division. The board exam which was to be held early has been postponed due to unrest […]

West Pakistan Refugees Seek Domicile Right In J&K

New Delhi: West Pakistani refugees Friday urged the Centre to grant them domicile right in Jammu and Kashmir, and sought a special package for rehabilitation in the state besides a host of other benefits. The demands were placed by a delegation of West Pakistani Refugees during their meeting with Home Minister Rajnath Singh here. The […]

Israel Offers to Assist India in Fencing Pak Border

New Delhi: Israel on Friday offered to India its expertise for strengthening border fencing, stressing that the two countries share “similar challenges” on many fronts, including cross-border terrorism. The comments made by Israeli ambassador to India Daniel Carmon assume significance in the wake of last Sunday’s terror attack in Uri, where the terrorists were believed […]

SAARC Security Experts To Tackle Terror

NEW DELHI:Top security experts of SAARC countries on Friday agreed to help each other in tackling suicide attacks, radicalisation of youths besides sharing intelligence on terror on real time. The agreement came at the second meeting of the High Level Group of Eminent Experts to strengthen the SAARC Anti-Terrorism Mechanism which was attended by intelligence […]

Burhan Wani’s killing and the Butterfly Effect

It may not be off mark to assert that India and Pakistan came close to war in the aftermath of the Fidayeen attack in Uri (Kashmir). While it’s still not clear how the Indo-Pak dynamic will pan out in the short and the long term, the Uri attack had connotations that could have  led to […]

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