Pak women in J-K appeal to Modi for help in returning home

Pak women in J-K appeal to Modi for help in returning home

Srinagar: A group of women from Pakistan who came to Jammu and Kashmir with their husbands under the rehabilitation policy for militants on Saturday appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for help in procuring travel documents to return home. They claimed they had not been provided permanent resident certificates as promised by the government. In […]

Old widow votes in hope of getting pension

Old widow votes in hope of getting pension

Bandipora: Left with just a few teeth, 60-year-old Beeba still carries some glow on her red fluffy face. Clad in a black pheran, she made her way towards the polling booth set up slightly uphill – struggling on the walkway made muddy due to rain – at a government school in Mantrigam village. When she […]

Kashmiri woman arrested for luring youths into militancy through Facebook

Kashmiri woman arrested for luring youths into militancy through Facebook

Srinagar: In a first-of-its-kind case, a woman has been arrested by security agencies in Kashmir for allegedly luring youths through Facebook into militancy, especially into the Jaish-e-Mohammed, officials said Sunday. Identified as Shazia from Naidkhai in Sumbal area of Bandipore, the woman was picked up after intelligence agencies zeroed in on her Facebook profile, through […]

Skilled Women: A Distant Dream in Kashmir

Skilled Women: A Distant Dream in Kashmir

Dr Bilal Ahmad Dar Kashmir has always had a strong legacy of unique hand-crafted products. The craftsmanship of the arts and crafts embodies a tradition, which lives in the creative imagination of the artists of the state. The beauty and charm of its crafts has always been a source of attraction to foreign tourists, from […]

Woman entrepreneur stakes claim in KCCI’s male bastion

Woman entrepreneur stakes claim in KCCI’s male bastion

SRINAGAR: A young woman Kashmiri entrepreneur who revived Namda, the traditional Kashmiri rug, is contesting as the only woman for a seat in the 21-member executive committee of the Valley’s premier business body, the Kashmir Chamber of Industries and Commerce (KCCI). If she wins, Arifa Jan will be the second woman to be part of […]

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