Curfew remained in clashes-hit Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir on the second consecutive day today. "Though no fresh clashes or violence was reported so far in the district, but curfew remained enforced for the second day
Kashmir remained shut on Monday for the 80th consecutive day, although markets in Srinagar had opened and were booming with customers on Sunday afternoon following a relaxation in shutdown by the resistance groups.
Expressing pain at the loss of precious human lives during the current unrest in Kashmir, Mehbooba said she and her government are not looking out for a temporary truce but would focus on building an environment
Members of Shia and Sunni communities held a joint meeting here on Saturday to discuss ways to meet the challenges facing them unitedly.The meet was organised by Anjuman-e-Jafariya at Imambargah Poonch.
The last time 17-year-old Suraya Gulzar was in a classroom was three months ago. Suraya had to stop going to school in South Kashmir’s Islamabad since clashes broke out in the Valley following the killing of popular militant commander Burhan Wani.
People continued to suffer as life remained crippled for the 78th day today due to restrictions and strike called by separatists in Kashmir, where a youth was killed yesterday in security force firing, taking the toll of civilians
To the much annoyance of the commuters the two-and-half kilometres long Jawahar tunnel, connecting Kashmir with Jammu region on Jammu-Srinagar highway has been shut for night traffic movement since August 19
With the government claiming “improvement in situation” in restive Kashmir, which is witnessing “worst-ever humanitarian crises”, the authorities have prioritized reopening of schools expecting “good news” by the first week of October.