ICC Champions Trophy: Kashmir erupts in joy

ICC Champions Trophy: Kashmir erupts in joy

People took to the streets, hold nocturnal pro-freedom rallies to celebrate Pakistan’s spectacular performance against India SRINAGAR: Pakistan’s thrilling win against India in the Champions Trophy final on Sunday saw celebrations erupt on streets. The joy began in the afternoon, when India asked Pakistan to bat and the first boundary crossed the fence. Firecrackers began […]

Merry day on social media

Merry day on social media

Srinagar: The Valley’s netizens celebrated their favourite team’s emphatic win over arch-rival India by congratulating each other and praising the Pakistani cricket team for its trouncing of India. “Congratulations Kashmir! Enjoy and celebrate. It is Eid tomorrow. It has been over a year you haven’t celebrated. Get out, shout out loud, dance in a trance, […]

Geelani, Mirwaiz congratulate Pak team

Geelani, Mirwaiz congratulate Pak team

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Geelani on Sunday congratulated Pakistan team for defeating India in the Champions Trophy finals. “We also congratulate Pakistan nation at this moment of celebration,” Hurriyat spokesperson Ayaz Akbar quoting Geelani said. Mirwaiz Umar Farooq tweeted, “fireworks all around, feels like an early Eid here. Better team took the day. […]

Family shocked, shattered by killing of lone 14-yr-old son

Family shocked, shattered by killing of lone 14-yr-old son

SHAMSIPORA: A single-storey mud and brick house has women wailing under a canopy set up in the courtyard, and outside it, Mushtaq Ahmed Wani walking with the support of two middle-aged men. The loss of his only son has deprived Mushtaq Wani even of the strength to stand on his legs. He keeps weeping, with […]

Little boy in Sopore village a vivid reminder of Kashmir conflict horror

Little boy in Sopore village a vivid reminder of Kashmir conflict horror

Nobody came for our help; this tragic accident has broken us financially and mentally, says father of Sahil Sopore: A powerful, mysterious blast which occurred near the Pazalpora army camp of a 22RR unit in March this year ripped not only through a little schoolboy’s limbs but also through his future, making him permanently disabled […]

It’s not Just Cricket!

It’s not Just Cricket!

As arch rivals India and Pakistan play against each other in the finals of the Champion’s Trophy, the whole subcontinent would be bracing itself for the Grand Finale. Cricketing contests between India and Pakistan are not mere sporting contests; these are more. Visceral and profound emotions get aroused both during the matches and after. Depending […]

Guns fall silent along LoC

Guns fall silent along LoC

Migrant numbers in relief camps rise to 3361 Jammu: Guns have been silent along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir for the last 24 hours even as the number of border residents fleeing their homes for relief camps to escape Pakistani firing has gone up to 3,361. “There has been no firing and […]

Indian media creating false threat to Amarnath Yatra, says Geelani

Indian media creating false threat to Amarnath Yatra, says Geelani

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani on Sunday said the terror threat to the upcoming Amarnath yatra is “a calculated move aimed at maligning and discrediting the political struggle of Kashmir”. Denouncing misinformation campaign carried by “Indian biased media”, Geelani said that people in Kashmir while continuing with the age-old tradition of providing […]