Tag: Kashmir valley

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  • Cellphone services switched off in Kashmir Valley on R-Day eve, now restored

    Cellphone services switched off in Kashmir Valley on R-Day eve, now restored

    Services were suspended in the Valley as a precautionary measure ahead of the Republic Day.

    January 26, 2020
  • J&K muddle and India’s challenges

    J&K muddle and India’s challenges

    China is directly concerned with creation of Ladakh as a Union Territory, because it is occupying parts of it including Shaksgham Valley, which has been illegally gifted to it by Pakistan.

    January 18, 2020
  • Snowfall continues in Kashmir Valley, air traffic disrupted

    Snowfall continues in Kashmir Valley, air traffic disrupted

    Flight operations have remained affected since Sunday when all flights at the Srinagar airport were cancelled. The flight operations did not resume on Monday as well. However, some flights operated on Tuesday.

    January 15, 2020
  • Communication blockade

    Communication blockade

    The reasons for the communication clampdown were ostensibly to prevent terrorist activity or unrest over the government’s sweeping changes in Kashmir’s status.

    January 3, 2020
  • Watch | Vidhu Vinod Chopra revisits exodus of Kashmiri Pandits with Shikara

    Watch | Vidhu Vinod Chopra revisits exodus of Kashmiri Pandits with Shikara

    Vidhu Vinod Chopra shared the teaser of the movie on his official Twitter handle on Friday.

    December 20, 2019
  • A Visit to Kashmir~II

    A Visit to Kashmir~II

    In the highly nuanced political discourse in the Kashmir Valley, one factor that is often overlooked is the rapid indoctrination, radicalisation, Arabisation and Islamisation of a liberal Kashmiri society which had carefully nurtured a syncretic Sufi tradition throughout history and achieved a rare assimilation between Shaivism and Islam, making the society a truly liberal, secular and progressive one.

    October 26, 2019
  • A Visit to Kashmir~I

    A Visit to Kashmir~I

    But the picture of the ebb and flow of near normal life that we had seen was far from mass civil disobedience or resolute civil curfew; instead it looks like resilient life adjusting to the new realities without many hiccups. Now with J&K becoming a Union Territory, the state police have finally got the liberty to function autonomously as a professional force.

    October 25, 2019
  • Let truth be told

    Let truth be told

    The press can well do without the homilies of the DM, Anurag Patel, specifically that a print journalist is not authorised to shoot a video and extensively circulate the same.

    September 11, 2019
  • Baloney of ISIS ‘province’

    Baloney of ISIS ‘province’

    The report by Amaq News Agency of ISIS to the effect that it's supposed affiliate in the Kashmir Valley has established a 'province' or 'Wilayah of Hind', belies the ground realities. The ISIS claim was a follow-up to the killing of a local militant, who had professed his allegiance to the entity. India needs to investigate the ISIS claim of having set up a 'province' from the perspective of its ideological appeal, as opposed to an organisational or geographical construct.

    June 7, 2019
  • Rupee weakened against US dollar in choppy weekly trade

    Rupee weakened against US dollar in choppy weekly trade

    In what could translate into further trouble for the domestic currency, analysts see an upward move of 6 to 7 per cent in the Brent crude prices in the coming week.

    February 17, 2019
  • 4 dead, 10 missing, hundreds stranded in J-K after season’s heaviest snowfall

    4 dead, 10 missing, hundreds stranded in J-K after season’s heaviest snowfall

    Availability of essential commodities including food items and petroleum products has been hit by continued closure of the strategic Jammu-Srinagar highway.

    February 8, 2019
  • PM Modi launches projects worth Rs 45,000 crore during daylong J-K visit

    PM Modi launches projects worth Rs 45,000 crore during daylong J-K visit

    PM declared 100% electrification of households in the State of Jammu and Kashmir under SAUBHAGYA Scheme.

    February 3, 2019
  • Heavy snowfall in Kashmir Valley, more in next three days

    Heavy snowfall in Kashmir Valley, more in next three days

    District administration have set up helplines to help prevent any untoward incident due to the heavy snowfall.

    January 19, 2019
  • Cold wave hits Kashmir Valley

    Cold wave hits Kashmir Valley

    At minus 26.6 degrees Celsius, Drass was the coldest in Jammu and Kashmir.

    January 15, 2019
  • Targeted killings

    Targeted killings

    It has to be a skewed sense of values that prompts an Indian Army officer to opine that snipers can secure badla for beheading ~ and no doubt his opposite number would relish speaking in such gory terms.

    December 26, 2018
  • Imran ‘unifies’

    Imran ‘unifies’

    The Prime Minister of Pakistan has miserably failed to understand, let alone appreciate, that the communal divide in India does not mean any welcoming with open arms uninvited criticism from across the Radcliffe Line.

    December 25, 2018
  • Severe cold wave in Kashmir, Ladakh; temperature drops below freezing point

    Severe cold wave in Kashmir, Ladakh; temperature drops below freezing point

    The 40-day long harsh winter period of Chillai Kalan started on Friday and will continue till January 30.

    December 22, 2018