Kashmiris Need To Fight the Oppressor United

  The central government’s claim that the present unrest in Kashmir is instigated by a few people who don’t want peace to prevail in the valley is far from the truth. In reality the seeds of this struggle have been sown long back in 1931.  Kashmir has been long since been subjected to multiple atrocities […]

Kashmiri student critically injured after hit by Army vehicle in Jammu

JAMMU:A Kashmiri student was critically injured after being hit by an Army vehicle in RS Pora sector of Jammu.   Identified as Ubair shakeel Hakeem, a resident of HMT Srinagar was on way to SKUAST-Jammu (Sher-e-Kashmir University Of Agricultural Sciences) when he was hit by an Army vehicle at Chetha village, reports said.   He […]

The warm heart of Kashmir:The history and beauty of the kanger

It has been likened to an atom bomb and has resulted in countless burnt socks, pockmarked floorings, and damaged bedding. Proverbs and folklore have been spun around it. It is the reason Kashmir can survive the biting winter. The traditional kanger fire-pot is Kashmir’s preferred way to keep warm – modern gadgets are thought to be more […]

As guns boom on the LoC,Kashmir’s frontier-villages are desperately digging bunkers

Habibullah Angar’s sons and nephews are building a bunker. They have dug a rectangular hole in the ground, about six feet deep and somewhat wider, a narrow passage leading out of it. When it is done, there will be a stone wall lining the hole and logs covering the top with earth piled on top. […]

Three army officers killed in copter crash

KOLKATTA:Three army officers were killed and a junior commissioned officer was critically injured today when a Cheetah helicopter crashed at Sukna Military Camp in West Bengal.      Army officials said the chopper crashed around 11.45 AM when it was returning to the camp’s helipad at Sukna, near Silgirui, from a routine mission.     […]

HR activist Khurram Parvez released

SRINAGAR: Noted Human Rights activist Khurram Parvez was Wednesday released from the Joint Interrogation Centre, Jammu, said Jammu and Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society  (JKCCS) in a statement. “He was set at liberty after 76 days of incarceration, following the quashing of his preventive detention by the High Court of Jammu and Kashmir, on 25th November 2016. […]

Day 145: Significant improvement of situation in Srinagar

  SRINAGAR:Increased public activity in Srinagar hinted at return of normalcy in the city, even as some other facets of life continued to remain affected due to the separatist- sponsored strike.     “Public transport has significantly improved in Srinagar and elsewhere. Apart from cabs and auto-rickshaws, a large number of buses are plying in […]

Day 145: Significant improvement of situation in Srinagar

  SRINAGAR:Increased public activity in Srinagar hinted at return of normalcy in the city, even as some other facets of life continued to remain affected due to the separatist- sponsored strike.     “Public transport has significantly improved in Srinagar and elsewhere. Apart from cabs and auto-rickshaws, a large number of buses are plying in […]

Night temperatures rise in Jammu and Kashmir

JAMMU/SRINAGAR:Night temperatures in Jammu and Kashmir rose above normal on Wednesday as rain and snow was forecast in the hilly regions for Thursday. “Rain and snowfall is likely to occur in the higher reaches of the state during the next 24 hours,” an official of the MET department told IANS. “The weather would remain cloudy […]

Search operations resume in Nagrota

JAMMU:Search operations on Wednesday were resumed inside the Nagrota army camp that was attacked by militants on Tuesday killing seven soldiers, including two officers.     “The search operation inside the camp was resumed with the first light of day. The operation was halted due to darkness yesterday (Tuesday) evening,” army sources said.     […]

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