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Kashmir: A Viewpoint

History has always being considered as an teacher, people have often said one should learn from the mistakes which they make. However, India as a nation has done various mistakes, these blunders were responsible for molding the modern day Indian ... Read More »

Kasab, Shah Faizal and the business of news making

Two monumental events happened last week. While one, awarding the death sentence to Kasab, who was responsible for Mumbai attacks, was carried in detail in all the newspapers and the electronic media, the other news, first person from Jammu and ... Read More »

Faith in the time of strife

At a time when everybody is searching for answers, a visit to one of the religious abodes that dot the landscape of the country could provide the soothing balm and revitalize the faith of humanity in each other. Vaishno Devi ... Read More »

India declares Chinese stapled visas invalid

India on Thursday declared as “invalid” the standalone paper visas given by the Chinese embassy and consulates for Indians from Jammu and Kashmir and Arunachal Pradesh, and issued a travel advisory asking those going to China to ensure their visas ... Read More »

Indian concerns on visas to Kashmiris conveyed to China

India on Thursday conveyed its “well-justified concern” to the Chinese government over the issue of separate visas to Indian passport holders from Jammu and Kashmir. “It is our considered view and position that there should be no discrimination against visa ... Read More »

China says it did not violate Indian airspace

China on Tuesday denied that its military helicopter had violated Indian airspace in Jammu and Kashmir, saying its border patrols abide by rules and regulations. “China does not encroach on other countries’ airspace,” Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Jiang Yu told reporters ... Read More »

Airspace violations by Chinese choppers

Two Chinese helicopters have reportedly violated the Indian airspace in recent months in Leh area of north Jammu and Kashmir during which they air-dropped some canned food in barren land at Chumar, northeast of this Himalayan town, along the border. ... Read More »

J&K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah resumes office

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah resumed office on Friday, a day after Governor N N Vohra rejected his resignation which he had tendered over allegations by a senior PDP leader of his being involved in the 2006 sex ... Read More »

Omar Abdullah to expand his ministry today

New Delhi, July 11 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah is   expanding his cabinet today by inducting 13 new faces, including a woman minister. Abdullah is inducting five members from his National Conference, and eight members from coalition ... Read More »

Rain prayers in Rajouri

Rajouri, July 2 (ANI): Residents offered prayers for rains at a shrine in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri District, putting all their hopes on divine intervention. Situated near to the Line of Control (LoC) between India and Pakistan, the shrine of ... Read More »