Political, economic and cultural news from the state of Jammu & Kashmir.
The Killing of Burhan Wani and its Aftermath
- Burhan Wani, the 22-year-old most wanted Hizbul Mujahideen commander, who redefined the militancy in Jammu and Kashmir, was killed along with two of his associates in an encounter at Waibombdora village in South Kashmir. Events following the encounter killing. Full article...
"In truth everything and everyone
Is a shadow of the Beloved,
And our seeking is His seeking
And our words are His words...
We search for Him here and there,
while looking right at Him.
Sitting by His side, we ask:
'O Beloved, where is the Beloved?'"
Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi
Curfew Reimposed In Parts Of Kashmir
Date: 28 July 2016
Curfew was on Wednesday reimposed in parts of Kashmir including five police station areas of the city to thwart a separatist march to Kulgam district even as mobile services were partially restored in the valley which has been rocked by violence since July 8. Authorities had lifted curfew from Kashmir except Anantnag town yesterday following which it was rocked by fresh protests. A 61-year-old man had died in a road accident during clashes in the city yesterday and 14 others were injured in action by security forces.
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Saroori for Hill Councils
Srinagar, 1 July: G. M. Saroori during zero hour said that hilly areas like Chenab and Pir Panchal valley have only 20 per cent road connectivity. He said that there is no development in these areas and Hill Councils can help in this regard. Continue to Message Board