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Stone-pelter Kashmiri girl

Former Stone-pelter Kashmiri girl scores a goal for women’s football

Stone-pelter Kashmiri girl: Last year, Afshan Ashiq’s picture as an angry Kashmiri girl pelting stones at the J&K police got her into national media spotlight, more so after it was discovered that she was an avid footballer. Afshan now says that picture  not just turned around her sporting career but also helped introduce many young Kashmiri

Birds throng Kashmir Valley

Three lakh migratory birds throng Kashmir Valley M I Jehangir

Birds throng Kashmir Valley: The gloomy winter landscape of the Kashmir Valley has come alive with a myriad of colours with the arrival of three lakh winged visitors from as far as Central Asia and Europe after arduous efforts by the Wildlife Department to restore their natural habitat. Tufted Duck, Gadwall, Brahminy Duck, Garganey, Greylag

Army folis infiltration bid

Army folis infiltration bid in Keran

Srinagar, Nov 22, Army folis infiltration bid in Keran : Army today foiled an infiltration bid by militants near the Line of Control (LoC) in Keran sector of Jammu and Kashmir, killing an ultra, but lost a soldier while two other security personnel were injured.“An infiltration bid was foiled by alert soldiers in Keran sector

ISIS first attack in India in Kashmir?

ISIS first attack in India in Kashmir?

ISIS first attack India: The ISIS propaganda wing Amaq News Agency of Islamic State has claimed that they carried the attack in Zakura area of Srinagar on November 17. In the Statement released by the terror group, they have taken the responsibility for killing a police officer in the Valley at Zakura.On Friday, a shootout

Nephew of top terrorist Zakiur-Rehman Lakhvi killed in Kashmir

Army on Saturday eliminated five hardcore terrorists in an encounter in the Hajin area of Bandipura district of North Kashmir. An Air Force (GARUD) commando was also martyred during the operation. Unconfirmed reports from army intelligence also stated that nephew of the Pakistan based terrorist leader Zakiur-Rehman Lakhvi was also killed in the encounter that was

Osama followed developments in Kashmir,Headley trial: Documents

Washington, Nov 2, Osama bin Laden closely followed developments in Kashmir and the trial of Pakistani-American terrorist David Coleman Headley in the 2008 Mumbai attack case, according to documents seized from a Pakistani compound where the al-Qaeda founder was killed in a US raid in 2011. The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) yesterday released 470,000 additional

Separatist leaders of Kashmir dare Supreme Court over changes in Article 35A

Separatist leaders of Kashmir dare Supreme Court over changes in Article

Police cracks braid chopping case in Kashmir

Srinagar, October 28 : – Braid chopping case. Yesterday police station Sadder received an information that a braid chopping incident has occured in Chanapora area and one Wasim Yousuf Bhat resident of Roselane Colony alledged that braid of his wife namely Aasia has been chopped by some unknown person after spraying some substance on her

Ex-Intelligence Chief becomes Kashmir’s new interlocutor

The centre’s new interlocutor for Jammu and Kashmir has been announced. Home Minister Rajnath Singh, on Monday, announced Dineshwar Sharma, a former intelligence bureau chief, as centre’s new interlocutor for Jammu and Kashmir. Rajnath Singh declared that the retired officer would have “complete freedom” to hold sustained dialogue with all groups and individuals” including the

Kidnapped foreign nationals rescued

Six foreign nationals kidnapped in Kashmir, rescued

kidnapped foreign nationals rescued On one hand where the state and central government is busy in creating a cordial atmosphere in Kashmir so that the tourism in the region could be restored, six foreign nationals were taken in captivity by locals on suspicion of being braid cutters.However police was able to rescue all six foreigners

Adnan Sami to perform free concert in Srinagar

Adnan Sami to perform free concert in Srinagar

Pakistani-origin Bollywood singer Adnan Sami, who is half Kashmiri, is set to perform a musical gala on the banks of the Dal Lake here on Sunday. The ‘Rhythm in Paradise’ concert will take place at the sprawling lawns of the Sher-e-Kashmir International Convention Centre (SKICC) with a select audience of around 3,000 VVIPs.   The SKICC complex has

Kashmir turning into lynching capital of country

Kashmir turning into lynching capital of country

 Arjun Sharma Four months after a policeman was lynched to death in a brutal way in Kashmir, three other persons were lynched and severely injured over reports of braid chopping in valley on Friday. The events have made many to term Kashmir as the new ‘lynching capital of India’. A transgender was thrashed mercilessly by

India and Pak cannot ever be friends, says VK Singh

India and Pak cannot ever be friends, says VK Singh

India and Pakistan cannot be friends, said minister of state (MoS) for external affairs Gen (retd) VK Singh in Dehradun on Friday. Despite the fact that both nations share commonalities, “some sections” keep the tension boiling, said Singh. “You have seen Pakistan artistes coming here and our artistes going there. But we cannot be friends.

Incidents of braid cutting, Police establishes helplines in all districts of Kashmir

Srinagar, September 29: Jammu and Kashmir police has established helplines so that people could inform and seek assistance with regard to any braid cutting incident. To speed up the investigation process, Special Investigation Teams (SITs) have also been constituted in every district headquarters of the valley.Besides, Police Community Group  meetings were also held  wherein PCPG

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No tears by separatists over killing of this Kashmiri son

Double faced diplomacy of separatists has been exposed when no tears were shed by them after a Kashmiri son, Mohammad Ramzan Parray, 31, who was serving Border Security Force (BSF) was brutally massacred by Pakistani backed armed ultras at his home in Bandipora in Kashmir.   The terrorists opened fired on him and his family members leaving

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Why is the historic victory of BJP crumbling in J&K?

Arjun Sharma The agitation over Amarnath land row in 2008 had ripped apart Kashmir and Jammu region making way for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to clinch 11 seats, a historic number, in the state assembly purely on communal lines. In 2014, no one had even imagined that the party, riding on Modi wave, would be

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Watch the short film on Kashmir that is going viral

Watch the short film on Kashmir that is going viral. A short film for promotion of tourism in Kashmir has gone viral on social media and has crossed one million views on Facebook within 24 hours.Chief Minister if J&K Mehbooba Mufti has launched the advertisement to highlight tourism in the state that has been hit

Midnight badminton session of Team ‘Raazi’ in Kashmir

Midnight badminton session of Team ‘Raazi’ in Kashmir

The star cast of ‘Raazi’ had a fun wrap party for successfully ending of their first schedule of film. The cast and crew members captured that memorable moment. The picture of the team is posted on Instagram. The caption is also given with this picture “Team # Raazi is all for midnight badminton session on cold

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Former PM Manmohan in Kashmir, to discuss party policies

Former PM Manmohan in Kashmir, to discuss party policies . Former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh led the Congress delegation’s executive meeting in Srinagar. Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad, Ambika Soni were present in the meeting. Congress is constantly pushing itself for strengthen in Kashmir.Before, Home Minister Rajnath Singh visited Srinagar and Jammu. He

LeT Chief Abu Ismail behind Amarnath Yatra attack killed in Kashmir

LeT Chief Abu Ismail behind Amarnath Yatra attack killed in Kashmir

LeT Chief Abu Ismail behind Amarnath Yatra attack killed in Kashmir. Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander Abu Ismail, the mastermind behind the July 10 attack on Amarnath yatra pilgrims, was among two terrorists killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Nowgam on Thursday, police said.Ismail was the top commander of the Lashkar-e-Taiba, and