Ahead of Local Elections, Panchayat offices under attack in Kashmir

Ahead of Local Elections, Panchayat offices under attack in Kashmir

In the first 48 hours of nominations opening for 422 municipal wards, not a single candidate has applied. Just weeks ahead of local elections in Jammu and Kashmir, panchayat offices are being set on fire in Jammu and Kashmir. In...
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HC seeks action taken report, particulars of officers who approved substandard drugs in J&K

HC seeks action taken report, particulars of officers who approved substandard drugs in J&K

Disapproving government’s tardy approach to act against influx of substandard drugs, the High Court has sought action taken report with regard to the substandard drugs especially found to have been supplied by J&K Medical Supplies Corporation Ltd. “Let...
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Post BAT attack, tension heightens along International Border

Post BAT attack, tension heightens along International Border

The tension has heightened along the International Border (IB) and BSF has sounded high alert after mutilation of body of a border guard in Ramgarh sector of Samba district allegedly by Pakistan’s Border Action Team (BAT). The BSF Hawaldar Narinder...
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Braving threats, 850 candidates seek BJP ticket in Kashmir

Braving threats, 850 candidates seek BJP ticket in Kashmir

In face of terror threats and a boycott call, over 850 candidates have applied for BJP ticket in the urban local bodies elections in the Kashmir valley. Not only men, even a good number of women have also expressed their...
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A Journey to Gurez Valley

A Journey to Gurez Valley

In 1895, the British author Sir Walter Lawrence called the Gurez Valley “one of the most beautiful scenes in all of Kashmir,” where the tourmaline waters of the Kishenganga River are framed by “mountain scarps of indescribable grandeur.” In the...
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IIT-Mumbai team to inspect Nandani tunnels

IIT-Mumbai team to inspect Nandani tunnels

A team of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Mumbai will soon visit Jammu to inspect the leakage in the Nandani tunnels on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway. Soon after a report was published in Kashmir Post about the leakage developed in...
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As autumn arrives Kashmir Valley basks in pristine glory

As autumn arrives Kashmir Valley basks in pristine glory

As turtle doves and pigeons compete with each other to pick the fallen grain in paddy fields left after harvesting and the cicadas buzz at a high pitch, the message is loud and clear — autumn, Kashmir’s golden brown season...
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Mixing politics with puja, pandal brings Kashmir Human shield row to Vadodara

Mixing politics with puja, pandal brings Kashmir Human shield row to Vadodara

Meant as a tribute to the Indian Army, the pandal highlights the ongoing conflict between the Indian armed forces and the people in the Kashmir valley. A signage placed in front of Ganesha reads “Indian Army” and one placed in...
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Post Human Shield issue, photo of desecration of dead bodies by army goes viral

Post Human Shield issue, photo of desecration of dead bodies by army goes viral

In the summer of 2016, a civilian going to cast his vote in Budgam was paraded by the Indian army, tied to the Bonet of a jeep and used as a human shield. The video which had gone viral on...
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Traders, Commuters aghast as work on Lal Chowk drainage system halted again

Traders, Commuters aghast as work on Lal Chowk drainage system halted again

Work on under-construction drainage system in commercial hub of Lal Chowk has been stopped for past several weeks, putting commuters and local traders to inconvenience. The Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC), executing agency, had started work on the project...
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