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Srinagar, IN
India had requested Pakistan to let Prime Minister Modi's aircraft to fly over its airspace to Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan where he has to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit on June 13-14.
After Pulwama attack left 49 CRPF men dead, Indian newsrooms and social media blew war bugle. Soon as Kashmiris became soft-targets in different parts of India, it brought home a horrible message of helplessness. By Tanveer Rashid Magrey So...
LMVs and fuel tankers were allowed to move towards Kashmir on Tuesday after the debris of landslides were cleared on the Jammu-Srinagar Highway. The restoration work is in full swing in spite of the harsh prevailing conditions on the national highway which is the only active connecting...
The 300 km long Jammu-Srinagar highway remains closed to traffic for the fourth consecutive day due to snow and landslides. Hundreds of commercial trucks carrying essential supplies to the Kashmir Valley remain stranded on the highway. As per reports snow...
After RSS sword rallies and ‘identify and kill’ campaign against Rohingya Muslims, some elements are now turning Jammu into the mainstay of hate speeches. These fringe activities taking place right under the nose of governor’s administration remind many of the 1947 fall. By...
Let’s face it: the rate of cancer is alarmingly rising in Kashmir. And SKIMS’ ward 5P is only making it terribly clear. By Bisma Bhat An unsettling silence fills the dreaded Cancer aka ward 5P of Sheri Kashmir Institute of Medical Science (SKIMS)....
Another atrocious trigger lately gave Kashmir its youngest pellet victim—whose only crime was her move to breathe some fresh air after teargas suffocated her indoors. By Altaf Khanday Marsala Jan wore a wailing face while lapping her sleeping baby, whose eye assault had freaked her out all...
As a strong votary of the “third party alternative” in Kashmir, Sajad Lone might be following the old script, but his direction is curiously crafted. By Bilal Handoo A wild word about 21th November’s dramatic dusk has it that a wary intelligence alerted Kashmir’s new dark horse...
They emerged from the same backyard, sought the same purpose in life and suffer the same fate in the same place. By Altaf Khanday Even some scribes barred from covering the highbrow militant’s funeral failed to read the barking pattern at the garrisoned gates of Kupwara district....
Kashmiri woman running schools for girls and a welfare institute to help needy has been listed among the most influential 500 personalities in Muslim world. Her shot to global fame is stirring. Hafsa Mir The historic umbilical cord connecting the two faraway conflict zones—Kashmir and Palestine—again came...
Be it suspense created over Srinagar’s mayoral candidature or Governor Malik’s growing posturing as New Delhi’s political supervisor in the defiant valley, the politics of the place is getting intriguing at the moment. By Haseeb Ali It’s not always that a former chief minister of the state...
Beyond Sanjay Khan’s recent revelations, Doraiswamy kidnapping case that outmanoeuvred Narasimha Rao government in Kashmir calls in mind the thespian prisoner-swap plot. By Bilal Handoo Curtains were about to fall over the sensational hostage drama in Kashmir when Indian Home Minister SB Chavan rose to brief the...
Amid Eid celebrations, a baker’s 8-year-old daughter went missing mysteriously from her Boniyar Uri home this past August. When found some 11 days later, her ghastly state sent shockwaves around. By Malik Nisar As I trekked towards the crime scene deep in a jungle, I was leaving...
Once done with dirges over lost love, her marriage landed her in a vicious cycle of domestic abuse. By Omer Farooq  At 38, Nighat Jan comes across as a pallid person — whose haggard face betrays her age, and persona. It’s hard to believe that the young...