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  • Local News

    Day 73:‘Shell’ Shocked Girl Dies Of Heart Attack

    A 19-year-old girl died of cardiac arrest in Shopian district during security forces action against stone-pelting protestors Monday, taking the toll in the ongoing unrest in the Valley to 92

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  • Local News

    Court Directs Investigation Into Vessu Youth’s Killing

    Judicial Magistrate Qazigund has directed SSP Kulgam to get investigation in the killing of 20 year old, Basit Ahmad Ahangar, in an FIR (235/2016) done “by any other officer other than Dy SP and SHO Qazigund”.

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  • Local News

    AMU Expels Kashmiri Over ‘Objectionable’ Post On Uri Attack

    A Kashmiri student was on Monday expelled from Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) for posting “objectionable” comments on Facebook over the militant attack on the army base in Uri.

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  • Local News

    Sharif Writes To UNSC Over 'Dire Situation' In Kashmir

    Ahead of his address to the UN General Assembly, Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has written to the permanent members of the Security Council over the Kashmir issue saying it is a "constant source of tension and instability"

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  • Local News

    6 Reasons Why Military-Action Against Pakistan Is Not Option For India  

    Public demand wants military action against Pakistan for the Uri attack yesterday. Terrorist attacks against Indian security forces in border areas used to be a thing of the '90s. Lately, they have returned: Pathankot earlier this year and Gurdaspur

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  • Editorial

    Step back from the brink

    Two days after the Uri attack which killed seventeen jawans and injured many others, South Asia is agog with anticipation of what next. The signals from New Delhi have so far left nobody in doubt as to the next course of action

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  • Opinions

    Gandhi grandson: India has lost Kashmir

    In some ways the game is over in Kashmir Valley. When someone like Tariq Ahmed Karra, one of the PDP founders, resigns from Parliament and party, citing "administratively inhuman and politically unethical blunders",

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  • Opinions

    Reason, rather than rage

    This week begins with India and Pakistan perched on the edge of a full-blown crisis. The prospect of missteps plunging the two states over the edge is real. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government is under pressure from parts of its own rank-and-fi

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  • Letters

    Hard times help us recognize who care for us

    There is a famous saying in Persian meaning ‘all bad times have one good thing in common – help you identify who really care and who only boast of.’ Bad times aren’t alien to Kashmir. It is imperative to identify elements, individuals and institution

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  • Features

    Why has no one demanded Mehbooba Mufti's resignation?

    In any other state, the death of 81 people in two months would have triggered an outpouring of demands for the resignation of its chief minister. But Kashmir might be another country – life here appears to be collateral for democracy.

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  • Features

    Kashmir Issue, Victim of Vile Politics

    With the fall of dusk on 5th July there was a hike in speculations whether Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated tomorrow or not. India and Pakistan both were busy leveraging their technology to sight the crescent and amidst all this Kashmiris stood as mute

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  • World News

    UNGA to commence 71st session

    The 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly will commence in New York on September 19.The sessions will be held until September 26.Sri Lanka will be represented by a delegation including President Maithripala Sirisena.

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