Political, economic and cultural news from the state of Jammu & Kashmir.
Why Target Education?
It is almost three months now since the pro-freedom shutdowns began following the killing of Burhan Wani. Boys are out in the streets to ensure strict shutdown and beat people who do not comply. The slogan is that all sacrifices are acceptable for the sake of freedom. Therefore, lives may suffer, businesses also but it is justified.My question is what about children? Why target their education?. 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
Train Services Resume
Date: 2 December 2016
After remaining suspended for nearly five months due to unrest in the Kashmir valley, the rail service connecting Banihal in Jammu with Baramulla in Kashmir resumed on Thursday, officials said. Full operations were expected to commence within the next two-to-three days, the officials said. The rail service resumed from Budgam district in central Kashmir to Banihal town in the Jammu region. The railway track and railway property were damaged by protestors in the Valley during the last five months.
2016 News Archives
Chairman JKPF condoles death of noted journalist Padgaonkar
25-07-16: Fayaz Ahmad Bhat (Chairman JKPF and Chief Spokesman Association of People's of Asia) condoled the death of noted journalist Dileep Padgaonkar. Fayaz Bhat said that he was a leading public thinker whose contribution to journalism will always be remembered Continue to Message Board