Picture of 2 ladies offering funeral prayers of LeT militant in Shopian evokes mixed emotions

Picture of 2 ladies offering funeral prayers of LeT militant in Shopian evokes mixed emotions

Srinagar: A viral picture of two ladies offering the funeral prayers of slain Lashkar-e-Toiba militant Ashiq Hussain Bhat in Shopian’s Rakh Kapran village on Monday has evoked mixed emotions on social media with some saying that it is a manifestation of resistance while others terming it un-Islamic.  Soon after two militants and four civilians were killed […]

Zakir Musa: We follow Afzal Guru’s methodology; will free Kashmir resistance from Pak policies

Zakir Musa: We follow Afzal Guru’s methodology; will free Kashmir resistance from Pak policies

Srinagar: In a new audio message, Al-Qaeda’s Kashmir representative Zakir Rashid Bhat aka Zakir Musa and chief of Ansar Gazwat-ul-Hind said that his group follows the methodology of Afzal Guru and will “fulfil his dream by freeing the resistance movement from Pakistan influence” while quoting from latter’s book Aaina. The authenticity of the audio message, […]

To hide its shame, KU removes expired fire extinguishers from campus

To hide its shame, KU removes expired fire extinguishers from campus

Srinagar: Two days after a guest house was partially damaged in Kashmir University’s Naseem Bagh, the varsity officials removed the hand written expiry and manufacturing dates on fire extinguishers present in various departments.  However, after finding it difficult to hide the mismanagement at the varsity, the expired extinguishers were removed from the campus.  Kashmir Narrator […]

What is cooking up in KU after 2 structures catch fire

What is cooking up in KU after 2 structures catch fire

Srinagar: A fortnight ago, Kashmir University’s Cafe Coffee Day (CCD) in Naseem Bagh caught fire during the night and no newspaper reported the incident. Even though the hungry flames inside the cafe devoured its furniture and machines, the owner wants the news to be buried under the fire debris.  “I will get its compensation from […]

Forces lay siege in twin Pulwama villages, detain five youth, vandalise property

Forces lay siege in twin Pulwama villages, detain five youth, vandalise property

Srinagar: Five youth were detained by government forces during a siege in Kareemabad, a village in south Kashmir’s Pulwama, during the intervening night of 16 February and 17. The forces conducted door-to-door searches and vandalised property.  A local from Kareemabad told Narrator over phone that the forces detained five youth on Saturday morning after a siege […]

Kashmir University: Ailing at 70

Kashmir University: Ailing at 70

As the KU turns 70 this year, Kashmir Narrator digs into the deep mess the varsity is mired in In 1948, when Kashmir’s revered saint Meerak Shah Kashani laid the foundation stone of Kashmir University — then known as Jammu and Kashmir University — in anticipation of giving Kashmiris an educational platform to excel, not […]

The other picture of first fidayeen attack in Srinagar

The other picture of first fidayeen attack in Srinagar

Fayaz Ahmad Latha, a video journalist, saw death up close when he was caught in the crossfire between the army and militants in Badami Bagh cantonment in 1999 in the first fidayeen attack in Srinagar. Seventeen years down the line, he narrates his story Journalism is always a tough job. It becomes tougher in a […]