Untold story of Kashmiri Pheran and its place in Kashmir’s History

Untold story of Kashmiri Pheran and its place in Kashmir’s History

Someone, who might have been fond of inertia, invented this garment in praise of the laziness and handed it over to Kashmiris who are loving it. There are many myths around the Kashmiri pheran. While some believe it was Mughal...
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Govt asks officials to take action against radio stations dishing vulgarity, turning stations into political platforms

Govt asks officials to take action against radio stations dishing vulgarity, turning stations into political platforms

The government Thursday asked Deputy Commissioners (DC) of Srinagar and Jammu to take “necessary action” against FM stations for turning into “political platforms” and dishing out “vulgarity” in the name of entertainment. The Directorate of Informa...
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JKLF chief, associates booked for ‘Attempt to Murder’, Booking our leaders in fake cases a norm now: JRL

JKLF chief, associates booked for ‘Attempt to Murder’, Booking our leaders in fake cases a norm now: JRL

A court here Wednesday sent chairman of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front, Yasin Malik to four days remand after police brought charges of attempt to murder against him and his associates, evoking strong resentment from the pro-independence group and the Bar...
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Pheran Ban creates buzz on Social Media

Pheran Ban creates buzz on Social Media

A day after Kashmir Post reported on the ban on the traditional Kashmiri attire Pheran, the social media has been abuzz with numerous politicians, social activists, journalists and commoners expressing their dismay on the ban order while a miniscule number...
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Teens are dying to protect Rebels in Kashmir

Teens are dying to protect Rebels in Kashmir

It was well past midnight in the village of Balsoo when Numan Ashraf Bhat’s phone lit up with an urgent WhatsApp message: “Umar surrounded by forces.” Umar Majid Ganai, one of the area’s most wanted militants, had built a loyal...
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‘Excessive’ use of force in Kashmir, Amnesty slams India

A worrying pattern is emerging in Kashmir where security forces are increasingly using indiscriminate and excessive force against civilians, the Amnesty India said on Monday, two days after forces killed at least seven civilians in Pulwama district in southern...
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Offer funeral prayers in absentia for youth killed in Pulwama: Joint Resistance Leadership

Offer funeral prayers in absentia for youth killed in Pulwama: Joint Resistance Leadership

Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Geelani ,Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik has urged the people to offer funeral in absentia on Tuesday for the youth killed at Sirnoo, Pulwama in forces firing on Saturday. The leadership also...
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An MBA, sole breadwinners, students with a passion for sports: The civilians killed during Pulwama gunfight

An MBA, sole breadwinners, students with a passion for sports: The civilians killed during Pulwama gunfight

Five of the seven civilians killed in security forces’ firing near the scene of a firefight with militants in South Kashmir’s Pulwama on Saturday were teenagers. The rest were in their late 20s, married and only bread earners of their...
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His killing didn’t hurt but what they had done to his face did: Saqib Bilal’s Mother

His killing didn’t hurt but what they had done to his face did: Saqib Bilal’s Mother

Mehbooba, the mother of Saqib Bilal Sheikh, one of the four youngest militants to have been killed by government forces in gunfights recently, picks up her son’s costly watch and kisses it repeatedly. “This is what he has left for...
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Govt Notifies 75 Services in J&K now ‘Online Only’

Govt Notifies 75 Services in J&K now ‘Online Only’

The Jammu and Kashmir government December 14 declared 75 services in various departments to be ‘online only’ as a part of Business Reforms Action Plan (BRAP) under ease of doing business (EoDB), an official spokesman said. “The Government has...
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