Political, economic and cultural news from the state of Jammu & Kashmir.
The True Heroes of Kashmir
How does one facilitate a young man who gave up his life to save the lives of others? Can we ever thank or reward the person who has passed beyond all worldly wants? Perhaps the only way we can honour him is by remembering his selfless deed and preaching the message of humanity his actions illustrated.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
First Pre-Poll Alliance In Run-Up To Assembly Polls
Date: 19 June 2019
The Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Movement headed by former bureaucrat Shah Faesal Tuesday forged a pre-poll alliance in the state with the Awami Ittehad Party led by former MLA Sheikh Abdul Rasheed. Shah Faesal and Sheikh Abdul Rasheed announced the pre-poll alliance at a crowded press conference in Srinagar, naming the coalition as the Peoples United Front (PUF). The assembly elections in the state are likely to be held after the Amarnath Yatra this year.
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China Bans Muslims From Fasting During Ramadan
For the last three years, Beijing has compelled Uighur Muslim minority members living in Xinjiang province to not do any fast along with other religious rituals marking one of the holiest months in Islam. As per reports from Xinjiang province, authorities have forbidden restaurants from shutting shop in May and has banned workers, women, and students from fasting and praying.
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