Notebooks of grief

Notebooks of grief

By Zahid Rafiq Srinagar: Four days after a child, Nasir Shafi, was killed by government forces, Theed, his neighborhood in Harwan, is peopled only by paramilitary personnel. More than 200 CRPF men, armed with assault rifles, pellet guns and tear smoke guns, stand in groups of threes and fours on a road stretch of less […]

The girl who led from the front, asking, Hum Kya Chahte?

The girl who led from the front, asking, Hum Kya Chahte?

Gandapora, Shopian: The little girl who used to say that she will give her life for the freedom of Kashmir gave it up just as she said. On Monday she went out to participate in a public rally to demand the Azaadi of Kashmir, and fell to her death, when her tender heart was stunned […]

Bar foresees Indo-Pak nuclear war, urges UN states to save Kashmiris

Bar foresees Indo-Pak nuclear war, urges UN states to save Kashmiris

SRINAGAR: Kashmir High Court Bar Association on Monday appealed all the member States of United Nations Organisation to save the people of Kashmir from an “imminent threat of nuclear war between India and Pakistan.” In a statement issued here, the lawyers’ body urged the member states to put pressure on India to concede to the […]

A tragedy in Batengoo

A tragedy in Batengoo

Shocked by the burning alive of his friend by goons in Jammu, Yawar Mushtaq had only started to recover when government troops killed him as ruthlessly

Bar Association to send memorandum to UN General Assembly

Bar Association to send memorandum to UN General Assembly

Srinagar: The J&K High Court Bar Association on Sunday said that it had decided to send a memorandum to UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon, requesting him to stop the human rights violations in Kashmir and to ask both India and Pakistan to take steps to implement UN Resolutions for letting the people of Kashmir […]

UNGA’s 71st session begins in New York tomorrow

New York: The UN General Assembly begins its 71st session in New York on tomorrow (Monday). It would provide a platform to the world leaders to discuss international issues of mutual importance besides having bilateral interaction. Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will represent Pakistan at the proceedings of the UN General Assembly. He will address […]