Islamic clothing is changing the fashion world

  Twice so far this year London has held a “modest fashion” week, most recently this month. Modest fashion is also known as Islamic fashion and takes inspiration from the more modest way devout Muslim women dress. Think covered hair, flowing lines and a riot of colour inspired by African, Asian and Arab heritage. That […]

Social Networking Sites Banned

Srinagar: The state government on Wednesday imposed a month-long ban on social networking sites, including Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter, in the Kashmir Valley to contain escalating pro-azadi demonstrations in the region. The Home department headed by Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti asked the internet Service Providers (ISPs) to stop transmission of around 22 social networking sites […]

Internet Gag Will Play Havoc With Economy, Students’ Future: Dr. Farooq

Srinagar: National Conference President and Member of Parliament Dr. Farooq Abdullah on Wednesday said the communication blockade invoked by the PDP-BJP Government would play havoc with the State’s economy and in turn render thousands of youth jobless. Abdullah told a traders delegation, that the PDP-BJP Government was not only suppressing the people of the State […]

New Video Of 30 Militants In Army Fatigues Surfaces In Valley

Srinagar: A new video of around 30 militants in Army fatigues flaunting assault rifles filmed at an unknown location in Kashmir valley is doing the rounds on social media despite ban on mobile internet for the past 10 days.  In the video, which runs around one-and-a-half minutes, around 30 militants could be seen flaunting their […]

‘3 Top PDP Leaders ‘Hobnobbing’ With BJP’

Srinagar: At  least three top leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are hobnobbing with the BJP “with an aim to divide the party and continue the alliance in case of a break-up”. The old guard of the PDP feel left out as they think a few youngsters are running the party, The Indian Express […]

Student Protests Refuse to Die Down, Scores Hurt

Srinagar: Student protests, triggered by a police crackdown on Degree College Pulwama on April 15, are refusing to die down despite a call from the Kashmir University Students’ Union (KUSU) asking students to resume their classes. Student protests and subsequent clashes erupted in different parts of Kashmir triggering shutdown in Pulwama, Bandipora, Chadoora, Ganderbal and […]

Protests Force PDP Leaders Skip Condolence Meet

SRINAGAR: Senior People’s Democratic Party (PDP) leaders were today ‘forced’ to cancel their condolence visit to the house of slain party leader in Rohmoo area of Pulwama district following protests in the area ahead of their arrival. Reports said that four PDP leaders, including a junior Minister and Member of Parliament, were today scheduled to […]

Students Say, Need A Vent

SRINAGAR:- As the student protests, now in second week, refuse to ebb, the banned Kashmir University Students Union (KUSU) on Wednesday said, that Pulwama college ‘raid’ was just a trigger not the cause of widespread protests. Union leaders are of the view that chocking political space in the Universities and college are the main reason […]

High-level Meet on Kashmir Convened in Delhi

New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh Wednesday convened a high level meeting on the situation in Jammu and Kashmir, an official source said here. The meeting has been convened after intelligence agencies reportedly suggested that Pakistani agencies and elements supported by them would try to create more protest and violence in the militancy-hit Jammu and […]

Showers Dip Temperature, Raise Fear

Srinagar: After witnessing pleasant weather since early this morning due to bright sunshine, rain lashed Kashmir valley, including summer capital, Srinagar, Wednesday evening, resulting in dip in the mercury but raised fears of flooding in low lying areas straddling Dal and Anchar lakes. A Met department spokesperson told UNI that light rain or thundershowers would […]

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