Political, economic and cultural news from the state of Jammu & Kashmir.
J&K's Stateless People
At the time of partition which was followed by tribal invasion, more than 7000 families crossed to this side of the LoC and International Border from Pakistan Occupied Kashmir and the then Western Pakistan. Later on, during Indo-Pak wars of 1965 and 1971, nearly 10,000 families got dislocated from 47 villages of Chhamb area. The families who had to migrate on various occasions since 1947 continue to lack basic political rights.Read Excerpts from Parliamentary Report Here
"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
Kashmir Avalanche: Indian Soldier 'miraculously Rescued'
Date: 10 February 2016
An Indian soldier who was buried in an avalanche that struck the Siachen glacier in Indian-administered Kashmir six days ago has been found alive. Lance Naik (Corporal) Hanamanthappa Koppad was tapped under 8m of snow at a height of nearly 6,000m along with nine other soldiers who all died. Their bodies have now been recovered. The critically ill soldier has been airlifted to a hospital in Delhi. 'We hope the miracle continues. Pray with us,' an army statement said. The army added that 'he has been placed on a ventilator to protect his airway and lungs in view of his comatose state'.
2016 News Archives
Shortage of doctors in Sub Hospital Chenani, Congress Protest
UDHAMPUR, 9 Feb :- Shortage of doctors in Sub Hospital Chenani sparks protest in chenani town . large no of congress activists along with common masses of chenani and adjoining areas led by Krishan chander Bhagat Former MLA Chenani Ghordi constituency held an strong protest demonstration against health department and blocked the chenani-sudhmahadev Road.Continue to Message Board