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. 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
Militant, Soldier Killed In Kashmir Encounter
Date: 3 September 2015
A Hizbul Mujahideen militant and an armyman were today killed in an encounter that lasted over nine hours in Baramulla district, about 50 kms from here. The encounter in Rafiabad area started at around 7 AM after security forces launched a search operation following a specific information about presence of militants, police said. During the search operation, militants fired at the security forces and an encounter ensued, which went on for over nine hours. 'One militant and one army soldier have been killed in the operation,' a police official said. The slain militant has been identified as Riyaz Ahmad, a resident of Brath Kalan in nearby Sopore area.
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