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
Militants Strike In Srinagar, 3 Cops Including Officer Killed
Date: 24 May 2016
After a gap of three years, militants today carried out a major strike in Srinagar killing three policemen, including an officer, and decamped with service rifle of one of the cops. Police tonight achieved a major success by killing chief commander of Jaish-e-Mohammad militant outfit and his associate in a fierce gun battle in Srinagar's City Centre. Police on special information raided a house in busy City Centre, Sarai Bala area of Maharaja Bazar, hardly half a kilometer from Srinagar's Civil Secretariat and killed JeM Chief, Saifullah and his associate in an hour long gun battle.
[courtesy: Daily Excelsior]
2016 News Archives
41st Anniversary Celebrations of Adbi Kunj multi-cultural Literary Organisation
In keeping with its continuous series of special literary meet ADBI MULAQAT, an outstanding multilingual literary organisation ADBI KUNJ Jammu held a very special congratulatory literary meet on the occasion of 72nd birthday (15th May 1945) of its chairman Aarash Om Dalmotra a prominent journalist, writer and poet. Continue to Message Board