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Podcast; Voices from the Lockdown: Losses to Kashmir economy due to communication shutdown cross Rs 5,000 crore

Podcast; Voices from the Lockdown: Losses to Kashmir economy due to communication shutdown cross Rs 5,000 crore

The communication blockade imposed in Jammu and Kashmir entered its 70th day, even as restrictions on civilian population continued. The Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industries has estimated that the losses caused to the economy due to the lockdown has crossed Rs 5,000 crores. The worst affected sector is tourism as the curfew and communication blockade, which […]

Kashmir Not Discussed During Modi-Xi Talks: India

Kashmir Not Discussed During Modi-Xi Talks: India

MAMALLAPURAM – The Kashmir issue was not raised or discussed during the one-on-one talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping in this ancient coastal town, India said on Saturday. Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale, addressing a press conference at the end of the second Modi-Xi informal summit, said the Kashmir issue was not […]

Seven injured in grenade attack near Srinagar’s Lal Chowk; area cordoned off, hunt for suspects on, say police

Seven injured in grenade attack near Srinagar’s Lal Chowk; area cordoned off, hunt for suspects on, say police

Seven injured in grenade attack near Srinagar’s Lal Chowk; area cordoned off, hunt for suspects on, say police At least seven people were injured in a grenade attack by suspected militants in the Hari Singh Street Market area of Srinagar on Saturday, police according to NDTV. Three civilians are said to be in a critical […]

Postpaid Mobile Phone Services To Resume From Monday In Kashmir

Postpaid Mobile Phone Services To Resume From Monday In Kashmir

SRINAGAR – In a major step in easing the 69 days lockdown in the Kashmir valley, the Jammu and Kashmir administration on Saturday announced restoration of all postpaid mobile phone services from Monday noon. Government spokesman and senior IAS officer Rohit Kansal told reporters that all postpaid mobile phones will be resorted from October 14 noon. […]

Incarcerated Omar Abdullah Meets His Sons After 68 Days

Incarcerated Omar Abdullah Meets His Sons After 68 Days

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah, met his two sons for the first time after 68 days on Friday at Hari Niwas guest house where he has been detained since August 5. According to the security guards at Hari Niwas, Omar spent several hours with his sons — Zamir and Zahir. “All I […]

Post 370 Not A Drop Of Blood Shed In J&K: Shah

Post 370 Not A Drop Of Blood Shed In J&K: Shah

CHIKLI/WASHIM (MAHA) –Addressing poll rallies in Maharashtra, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday raked up the issue of Congress’ UK unit discussing Kashmir with Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, and slmmed both Congress and NCP over dynasty politics. He also said that after Devendra Fadnavis became chief minister, Maharashtra got political stability. Shah targeted […]

Post abrogation of 370, JKPM likely to disappear from J&K’s political turf

Post abrogation of 370, JKPM likely to disappear from J&K’s political turf

Srinagar: With massive changes on the political turf of Jammu and Kashmir after the Government of India revoked the semi-autonomous status of this Himalayan state on August 5, the Jammu and Kashmir People’s Movement (JKPM) is likely to disappear on the political turf of the region. The JKPM was launched by Shah Faesal, a topper of […]

Two Shops Gutted in Srinagar blaze

Two Shops Gutted in Srinagar blaze

Srinagar:Two houses were gutted in S R Gunj area of Srinagar that created fear psychosis in the area leaving morning markets deserted in the nearby areas. According to wire service—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), the fire incident took place at late hours of Thursday night leaving two shops completely gutted while as the other two shops […]

Modi ‘Played His Last Card’ On Kashmir: Imran Khan

Modi ‘Played His Last Card’ On Kashmir: Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday said that his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi “played his last card” by revoking the special status of Jammu and Kashmir and accused the international media of ignoring the issue. Addressing the participants of a “human chain” event held in Islamabad to express solidarity”with the people of Kashmir, […]

No Friday Prayers At Jamia Masjid For 10th Consecutive Week

No Friday Prayers At Jamia Masjid For 10th Consecutive Week

SRINAGAR – Friday prayers were not allowed for the tenth successive week in historic Jamia Masjid in downtown Srinagar and some other major mosques in Kashmir valley, where life remained crippled since August 5 due to strike against scrapping of Article 370 and Article 35 A. However, prayers were allowed in mosques in the interior areas […]

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Article 35A to go, forces deployed to control law and order situation: Report

SRINAGAR: Government of India has decided to abrogate Article 35A of constitution of India that defines the permanent residents of state of Jammu and Kashmir, the additional forces are being moved in to state to control any untoward development. According to a National Herald report the National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, during his recent visit to […]