Kashmir observes Jumat-ul-Vida

Biggest congregation at Jamia Masjid Srinagar*Pro-Gaza rallies across Kashmir * Dozens injured in clashes; Geelani, others caged


Srinagar, July 25:  Kashmir observed Jumat-ul-Vida, the last Friday of the holy month of Ramadan, as ‘Youm-e-Qudus’ with biggest congregation held at historic Jamia Masjid in old Srinagar. The day was also marked by anti-Israel and pro-Gaza rallies amid sporadic clashes between youth and forces More

Gaza carnage wake up call for Muslim unity: Mirwaiz


Srinagar, July 25: Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Friday questioned the silence of the Muslim world over the Gaza carnage. He urged the Muslim countries to use their influence in stopping the Israeli aggression in Palestine. Addressing a massive Friday congregation at the More

New Delhi’s cruel policies refueling militancy: Malik

‘Want to caution India against turning Kashmir into another Afghanistan’


Charar-e-Sharief (Budgam), July 25: Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik Friday said that New Delhi’s “persistent policy of violence” in Kashmir was forcing the youth to take to arms again.“Educated youth are joining militant ranks because of the policy of the More

Cop shot dead


Islamabad (Anantnag), July 25: Suspected militants Friday shot dead a policeman in Bijbehara town of this south Kashmir district, reports said.The incident took place at around 6: 00 PM in the busy market in Gooriwan area of the town on the Srinagar-Jammu highway.“Emerging from a narrow alley More

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Girl ends life in Baramulla

Srinagar, July 25: A 16-year-old girl (name withheld) of Batsuma Baramulla consumed some poisonous substance at her home. She was shifted to District Hospital, Baramulla where doctors declared her brought More

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India asks China to cease activities in PaK: Jaitley


New Delhi, July 25: Government keeps an eye on Chinese presence in Pakistan-administered Kashmir (PaK) and has asked China to “cease such activities” there, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley informed Lok Sabha More

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Cop killed, 4 injured in militant attack in Sopore: Police


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Srinagar, July 26: A policeman was killed and four others injured when suspected militants opened fire and lobbed a grenade at a police party in north Kashmir’s Sopore area last night, police said. More

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Might never was so right

Gaza is a crude reminder that this world is ruled by power alone; merciless!


In continuation of last week’s column, I intend to begin with America, that lynchpin of present unjust and tyrannical world order. First, however the affirmation; this is the time to side with the truth More

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The beaten track

There is a large world outside MBBS and BE



“The right choice is hardly ever the easy choice.”says Rick RiordanRecently one of my friends, in a conversation, touched the chord which many of us might have felt like touching one time or the other More

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The Eid Rush

We all need to exhibit a degree of civility on our roads, and in our markets

The talk of traffic jams and the consequent anguish caused to people is now more than a routine matter. We have now been facing this problem for years together and we have talked much about it. We have More

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Growing culture of Iftar parties brings business to restaurants in Kashmir


Srinagar, July 25: The holy month of Ramadhan may be ordinarily a lean period for them, but the growing culture of hosting Iftaar parties at restaurants has brought some good business to Valley-based restaurateurs More

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Neymar’s brain on auto-pilot: Japan neurologists

Tokyo, July 25: Brazilian superstar Neymar’s brain activity while dancing past opponents is less than 10 percent the level of amateur players, suggesting he plays as if on auto-pilot, according to Japanese More

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Shab-e-Qadr observed with gaiety

Governor, Omar greet people


Srinagar, July 25: Shab-e-Qadr, also known as Laylat-ul-Qadr was observed all over Kashmir on Friday night with great religious zeal and gaiety. People offered night long prayers and recited holy More

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Goldsmith stabbed at Seki Dafar shop

Jewelry, cash worth over Rs 30 lakhs stolen


Srinagar, July 25: Burglars stabbed a goldsmith wounding him critically at his shop in Seki Dafar locality of north City and decamped with cash and jewelry worth over Rs 30 lakhs. The victim identified More

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Newly married Srinagar couple killed in Banihal accident

4 die in Reasi mishap; truck washed away in Chenab at Ramban, driver feared dead


Banihal, July 25: A newly married couple of Srinagar was killed in a road accident near Banihal on Jammu-Srinagar highway Friday afternoon.The Wagon-R in which they were traveling from Jammu to Srinagar More

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828 Palestinians killed in Gaza as violence hits West Bank


Gaza/Jerusalem, July 25: Israeli air strikes in the Gaza Strip today killed a top militant commander, two of his sons and a pregnant woman among others, taking the Palestinian toll to 828, as the 18-day More

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