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During the summit on Syria in the Black Sea city of Sochi, Putin has said that the modern world is the world of interdependency” and there are no truly independent countries these days Putin asked;“Do you think European countries want missiles in Europe? Nobody wants...
As many countries are turning away from the greenback, Beijing also has joined the global gold rush in an attempt to diversify its reserves away from the greenback. Russia led the gold purchases as it seeks to reduce its reliance on the US dollar,...
Text Syed Samreen Photo Ajaz Khan Back in 2004, a private bank, with the tempting tagline, ‘We understand your world’, made an unruffled entry in Jammu and Kashmir. As a banking alternative, it was quickly dismissed as a non-starter in the valley, where private...
In the times of late marriages and rising destitution, the mounting marital mess often shapes into a heartbreaking tragedy. Dumped and divorced Kashmiri women remain the most distressed aspect of this menace. By Bilal Handoo Behind the frequently barricaded life of Old City, a young,...
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...
Inside SKIMS’ Nephrology Department, Kashmiri women remain at the forefront of saving their loved ones’ lives with their kidneys. By Hirra Sultan His torment began the day he felt shortness of breath, excessive drowsiness and persistent nausea. Without reading much into those symptoms, Abdul Samad casually...
The two Kashmiri daughters left battered by unabated strife in the valley weave verses in longing of their fathers. By Mir Seeneen The frozen day of January 21, 1990 was another routine regularity for three-year-old Neelum, when suddenly the devastating news came and filled her home with shrieks...
In ‘Peer-i-Vaer’ called Kashmir, Sufi women and their spiritual prowess have largely stayed as unsung legends. By Syed Rooh Fatima Kashmir is the only region in the sub-continent which has a deep-rooted mediation about the spirituality of women. The elevation of Lal...
Russia’s president pledged his support for the elected government of Venezuela during a phone call with President Nicolas Maduro. He also criticized the “destructive external meddling” to which the country has been exposed. The Russian president said that this political crisis was caused by...
Reacting to the threats on Kashmir by Al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri, the External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said India’s security forces are capable and equipped to protect the country’s territorial integrity and sovereignty.  “We keep hearing of such threats and it is...
At a time when Islamophobia is shaping up into the mosque massacre, Muslim nations are still caught in their own parochial perceptions. As two opinionated Kashmiri Muslims argue in this piece, the need of an hour is to rise above the sectarian views for the larger reforms...
Following a series of outrageous cases that rocked the strife-ridden society, a young Kashmiris from different professions have come together to help contain the abuse and spread awareness about it. Under the banner of Aagoosh, these pro-active Kashmiris driven by the sense of social service are fast...
Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has expressed his concern on New Delhi's plan to change Kashmir's demography. On Tuesday Qureshi Said, 'Any demographic change in Kashmir would not be accepted'. Media reports say , the Minister said India was...
The Pakistan Air Force F-7PG aircraft was on a routine training mission at the time of the incident. The pilot died in the crash. A board of inquiry has been ordered to determine the cause of the crash.