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
MHA Aid To Kashmiri Youth Who Cracked IIT Entrance
Date: 2 July 2015
After Army, it was turn of Union Home Ministry which announced financial assistance to a Kashmiri youth who cracked this year's joint entrance examination of the prestigious IIT. Zaman Ishtiyaq Bhat had secured 5984th rank in the IIT entrance examination this year. Last year, Bhat was selected for the National Institute of Technology in Srinagar but as he wanted to join the IIT he continued for prepare for that. Bhat, son of an employee of J&K Bank and resident of Kanni Dewaar Hawal, is a good football player, adventure photographer and a trekker as well.
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