Mir pays tributes to July 13 martyrs

Mir pays tributes to July 13 martyrs

Srinagar: Paying glowing tributes to July 13, 1931 martyrs of Kashmir, Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (Mir) has resolved to take their mission to its logical conclusion. Javaid Ahmad Mir, chairman of JKLF paid rich tributes to the martyrs of 1931. The authorities have placed Mir under house arrest from last 5 days. In a statement […]

Sharif calls cabinet meeting to discuss Kashmir situation

Sharif calls cabinet meeting to discuss Kashmir situation

Islamabad: Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has convened a special cabinet meeting in Lahore on Friday to discuss the situation in violence-hit Kashmir and chalk out “future course of action” on the issue. “The cabinet will discuss the oppressive actions of Indian security forces against innocent civilians and the overall situation in Kashmir after the […]

IAS Probationers meet Governor

Srinagar: A group of 3 IAS Probationers of 2015 Batch who have been allotted to the Jammu and Kashmir Cadre, accompanied by Dr. Arun Kumar, VC and DG IMPA&RD, J&K, and Dr Khurshid-ul-Islam, Course Co-ordinator , IMPA&RD, called on Governor N N Vohra, at the Raj Bhavan here on Wednesday. The group of IAS Probationers […]

DHSK collects 62 blood pints

SRINAGAR: In the ongoing process of conducting Blood Donation Camps across valley, Directorate of Health Services on Wednesday conducted a Blood Donation Camp at Block Pattan, District Baramulla wherein 62 pints of blood were collected. The camp was organised jointly by Blood Bank Team of District Hospital Baramulla and Block Medical Officer Pattan, a statement […]

Pakistan Army chief condemns killings

Pakistan Army chief condemns killings

SRINAGAR: Chief of Army Staff Pakistan General Raheel Sharif on Wednesday condemned, following days of unrest in Kashmir, the brutal killing of Kashmiri youth by forces. He expressed his displeasure during the monthly Corps Commander Conference at the General Headquarters, dawn.com reported this evening. “The army chief reiterated that the world needs to recognise aspirations […]

Bukhari reviews stock position, healthcare facilities in Baramulla

BARAMULLA: Minister for Revenue, Relief & Rehabilitation, Syed Basharat Bukhari Wednesday convened a meeting with district administration Baramulla to take stock of the law and order and supply position of essentials in the district. The Minister directed the administration to ensure availability of all essential commodities in the district besides supply of uninterrupted electricity and […]

Andrabi for concerted efforts to restore peace

KULGAM: Minister of State for Hajj and Auqaf, PHE and Irrigation, Flood Control, Industries and Commerce, Syed Farooq Andrabi today called for joint efforts to restore peace and normalcy in Kashmir. “Every citizen has stakes in peace and tranquility and as such it becomes our shared duty to contribute in restoring peace and prevent further […]

Congress chalks out strategy for restoration of normalcy

The restored humanity of the Kashmiri rebel

The restored humanity of the Kashmiri rebel

By Mohamad Junaid On Friday evening, the news of Burhan Wani’s killing arrived in my phone with a picture of his dead body. The picture was gruesome, taken from an angle meant to amplify its gruesomeness. Given the way Kashmiri rebels have been depicted in the visual culture of the Indian military occupation, I didn’t […]

Demonised, periled

Demonised, periled

A million plus Indians and foreigners visit Kashmir every year, as tourists, pilgrims, journalists, businessmen and researchers etc. feeling safe here and returning home happy. It is not just a matter of pride for the Kashmiri people but also a testament to their humanity as a conscientious society. But in the dominant narrative, mainly upheld […]