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Tehreek-e-Hurriyat activist shot dead in Sopore

Published by June 10, 2015 9:22 am

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Family, resistance camp blame ‘Indian agencies’, say pro-freedom people being targeted again; Killing evokes widespread condemnation The killing triggered widespread condemnation from the resistance camp while Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani called for complete shutdown in Baramulla on Wednesday, against it.The killing triggered widespread condemnation from the resistance camp while Hurriyat Conference (G)... View Article


Tangdhar encounter toll 5

Published by June 2, 2015 9:34 am

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Police identified the civilian as Muhammad Akber Sheikh (70). Police said postmortem of the body was carried out at SDH Karnah. With the killing of another militant and a civilian, the death toll in the 36-hour Tangdhar encounter has reached five. Army said that exchange of fire resumed Monday morning. “In the fresh exchange of... View Article


From North to South, signal waning!

Published by June 2, 2015 9:28 am

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After north Kashmir, many telecom tower landlords shut down their operations and vendors started removing hoarding and banners of telecom companies in Srinagar and south Kashmir on Monday. Following the attack on a cell tower in old Srinagar on Monday, panicky telecom companies shot an SOS to Union Telecom Ministry even as services in many... View Article


Greater Kashmir Lashkar-e-Islam is India-sponsored: UJC

Published by June 2, 2015 9:20 am

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United Jihad Council today said that Lashkar-e-Islam, the group claiming responsibility of attacks on telecommunication installations and personnel, was the creation of Indian intelligence agencies. The statement comes a day after Hurriyat (G) Chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani asked the conglomerate of militant groups to reveal truth about the new organization. UJC spokesman Syed Sadakat... View Article


Panic as cell attacks reach Srinagar

Published by June 2, 2015 9:15 am

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Police identified the injured as Imtiyaz Ahmad Ahangar resident of Gadood Bagh area of Habakadal in old Srinagar One person was injured when unidentified persons lobbed a grenade at a cellular tower in old Srinagar Monday afternoon. This is first such incident in Srinagar after a series of attacks on telecommunication installations and personnel in... View Article


The Waiting

Published by May 5, 2015 3:45 pm

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I remember, when, in my slumber I was visited by an unknown traveler, He had come from a distant land To wake me up, turn me firebrand; This traveler shared neither his name Nor the land from where he came. I raised my voice, joined his chorus Thinking, its time to be victorious; The prophetic... View Article


Knowing Pakistan’s Daughter: Sabeen Mahmud

Published by May 3, 2015 2:07 pm

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Sabeen Mahmud, a fearless lady with bright eyes and open mind, was shot dead by unknown assailants on April 25 at a traffic signal in the cosmopolitan city of Karachi, Pakistan – a country which gained independence some six decades ago from British India in the name of Islam. Fourty-year-old Sabeen was not any ordinary woman but an... View Article


In Conversation With Kashmir’s Emerging Racer

Published by March 18, 2015 7:45 pm

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For 21-year-old Abrar Bin Ayub — like many youngsters — life is mostly about speed, thrills and cars. But, unlike most of them, he has transformed his love for raging machines as a full time professional ambition. Abrar hails from valley’s Apple town Sopore and is presently a 3rd year B.Tech Automobile student at SRM University Chennai. The racer has been working for the college’s racing team... View Article


Kashmir’s Historical Political Heads

Published by March 4, 2015 3:39 am

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Since 1947, Kashmir has been ruled by 10 Kashmiri politicians, either as prime ministers, when the state enjoyed significant autonomy, or as chief ministers. Kashmir Reader looks at what Kashmir gained and lost during their rule. Introducing Kashmir’s historical political heads, who have held either the post of erstwhile Prime Minister or been the Chief Ministers.... View Article


Seven Kashmiri ‘rebels’ you must know

Published by February 11, 2015 2:04 pm

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The restive Himalayan region of Kashmir, claimed by two South Asian nations India and Pakistan have fought many wars since 1947 to claim the territory. Both sides are pitted against each other and have been recently as well involved in regular skirmishes across the ceasefire line. While as many perceive the fight for the territory... View Article