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  • Jammu-Srinagar Highway to remain closed on Friday for repairs

    Jammu-Srinagar Highway to remain closed on Friday for repairs

    The Jammu-Srinagar highway was closed several times due to snowfall this winter.

    February 12, 2021
  • Congress asks J&K administration to evacuate passengers stranded due to closure of highway

    Congress asks J&K administration to evacuate passengers stranded due to closure of highway

    Mir urged the Lt. Governor Manoj Sinha that essential commodities for valley should be airlifted on war footing and also steps be taken to evacuate the stranded passengers from different places.

    January 15, 2021
  • Flights resume from Srinagar after 4 days, highway remains blocked with snow & landslides

    Flights resume from Srinagar after 4 days, highway remains blocked with snow & landslides

    Kashmir valley remained cut off from rest of the country for the past four days when the air services and the road links were snapped due to snow and poor visibility.

    January 7, 2021
  • 3 Army soldiers martyred, 4 injured in Pakistani shelling along LoC

    3 Army soldiers martyred, 4 injured in Pakistani shelling along LoC

    “Pakistan initiated an unprovoked Ceasefire Violation along LoC in Naugam Sector, Kupwara today morning by firing mortars & other weapons. Two soldiers fatal. Four soldiers injured, being evacuated,” said defence spokesman Colonel Rajesh Kalia.

    October 1, 2020
  • Strict restrictions to continue on all religious gatherings in Kashmir

    Strict restrictions to continue on all religious gatherings in Kashmir

    An official statement said that during the meeting Shia Anjumans extended their full support to the administration with an assurance that no procession or any other outside gathering will be held during these days.

    August 27, 2020
  • Residents demand restoration of 4G in J&K

    Residents demand restoration of 4G in J&K

    Demand for restoration of 4G internet services in Jammu and Kashmir grows louder as the valley nears to completion of first year of suspension of the service on the eve of abrogation of the Article 370.

    July 31, 2020
  • 2 LeT terrorists killed, 5 arrested

    2 LeT terrorists killed, 5 arrested

    Police said that on a specific input generated by Sopore Police regarding presence of terrorists in village Hardshiva, a joint cordon and search operation was launched by Police, 22 RR of the Army and 179 Bn CRPF in the area.

    June 26, 2020
  • J&K contemplating to reopen liquor shops in Kashmir 30 years after burnt down by terrorists

    J&K contemplating to reopen liquor shops in Kashmir 30 years after burnt down by terrorists

    Cinema halls across Kashmir were also burnt or shut by terrorists and these have not reopened so far.

    June 20, 2020
  • 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