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The Killing of Burhan Wani and its Aftermath
- Burhan Wani, the 22-year-old most wanted Hizbul Mujahideen commander, who redefined the militancy in Jammu and Kashmir, was killed along with two of his associates in an encounter at Waibombdora village in South Kashmir. Events following the encounter killing. 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
As Rajnath Singh Visits Valley, Hurriyat Toughens Stand
Date: 25 August 2016
AS Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh began a two-day visit to the Valley Wednesday in an attempt to meet civil society groups, separatist Hurriyat Conference toughened its stand and announced that its top leadership will march towards the Army headquarters in Kashmir and ask the GoC to 'vacate' the state. The Hurriyat also called for a lockdown of all government offices, barring essential services, Monday and prevent movement of government employees.
[courtesy: Indian Express]
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No stoppage of Petrol Diesel supply to Kashmir: Zulfkar
Jammu, Aug 19: Taking strong note of the news items regarding denial of supply of oil to Kashmir, Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali has clarified that no such orders have been issued and regular supply of oil is going on in Valley. Continue to Message Board