Political, economic and cultural news from the state of Jammu & Kashmir.
Widespread Corruption in J&K
The highest level administrator in Jammu & Kashmir, Governor Satya Pal Malik, has revealed the extent of corruption plaguing the state. Corruption is rampant, unchecked and has completed eroded all sane levels of governance. It is one of the principal causes of disaffection with the Indian government and a huge barrier to all attempts at economic development. .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
Kashmiri Youngsters Win Big At World Kickboxing Championship
Date: 15 November 2018
Aabid Hameed, a 15-year-old Kashmiri, was the shining light at the recently concluded World Kickboxing Championship in Argentina when he became the lone gold medal winner (junior category, 55 kg) for India. Aabid was a part of the nine-member Indian contingent which went to the South-American country for the Championship. The other eight returned with silver medals. Among them was Aabiroo Bashir - the only female member of the contingent who also participated in the 55kg category (junior women's). A total of forty countries had participated in the event and India finished 23rd in the standings.
[courtesy: Indian Express]
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Video on Kashmiri Singer Yawar Abdal on Facebook
A young Kashmiri in his early twenties has become a noted musician at an early age. Yawar Abdal, from Srinagar, was heavily influenced by Kashmiri music and Sufi poetry which he developed while studying in Pune. He has become a hit singer with his videos on Youtube.com reaching hundreds of thousands of viewers. May God grant him a long life and many honours. YAWAR ABDAL- the singing Sensation: https://www.facebook.com/newslinekashmir/videos/510418432704012/
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