Political, economic and cultural news from the state of Jammu & Kashmir.
Media Reactions on J&K's New Chief Minister
Mehbooba Mufti, president of the People's Democratic Party, took the oath as the first woman Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday 4 April 2016, thereby ending 11 weeks of political uncertainty. Twenty three ministers were sworn in alongside Ms. Mufti. Read how the media reacted to her swearing in. 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
Mehbooba Mufti For Revival Of Indo-Pak Reconciliation
Date: 24 June 2016
atting for revival of the Indo-Pak reconciliation process to bring about peace in Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday said if hostilities between the two neighbours can become news, why cannot cultural bonhomie. 'I wonder if hostilities can become news between the two neighbours, why can't such cultural bonhomie,' she told reporters here. Mehbooba joined thousands of devotees from the two countries at the shrine of Baba Chamliyal near the International Border of Samba district on the occasion of the annual Mela of the mystic saint.
2016 News Archives
Peace Foundation committed for upliftment of Sports & Scouts activities in Kashmir
Srinagar 4th June: The chairman of Peace Foundation Fayaz Ahmad Bhat while interacting with youth said that during last 30 years sports & scouts activities were biggest victim & there is need to create such atmosphere so that world witnesses again Kashmir as abode of sports & scouts activities. Continue to Message Board