‘Resisting Occupation in Kashmir’ released in America

‘Resisting Occupation in Kashmir’ released in America

Srinagar: A new book on Kashmir titled Resisting Occupation in Kashmir has been released in America. The book analyses the social and legal logic of “India’s occupation of Kashmir in relation to colonialism, militarization, power, democracy, and sovereignty,” according to its publisher University of Pennsylvania Press. “It also traces how Kashmiri youth are drawing on […]

SC transfers Kathua rape-murder case to Pathankot, rules out CBI probe

SC transfers Kathua rape-murder case to Pathankot, rules out CBI probe

The Supreme Court of India on Monday transferred the trial in the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua to Pathankot in Punjab. The court however ruled out a CBI inquiry into the case, reports said. A bench headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra was hearing petitions seeking shifting of the […]

My staff called ‘Indian dogs’ at Kuwait airport: Adnan Sami

My staff called ‘Indian dogs’ at Kuwait airport: Adnan Sami

Narrator Desk Srinagar: Bollywoood singer Adnan Sami has claimed that his staff members were mistreated and called “Indian dogs” at the Kuwait airport immigration. According to Hindustan Times, Sami, who was in Kuwait for a live performance, claimed that the Kuwaiti airport immigration behaved arrogantly and mistreated his staff for no reason. Sami immediately took […]

Kaaba Mataf to be reserved for Umrah pilgrims during Ramadan

Kaaba Mataf to be reserved for Umrah pilgrims during Ramadan

Narrator Desk Srinagar: The Mataf, the open white circumambulation area around the Holy Kaaba in the Grand Mosque in Makkah, will be allocated exclusively for people performing Umrah during Ramadan, reports said Monday. The order by the King aims to help the men and women perform their Umrah with greater ease since the area becomes […]

After #Shopian carnage, Mehbooba says: Islam doesn’t permit us to embrace death at this age

After #Shopian carnage, Mehbooba says: Islam doesn’t permit us to embrace death at this age

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Monday said that “Islam doesn’t permit us to embrace death at this age”. Mufti was reacting to the killing of ten Kashmiris by government forces in south Kashmir on Sunday.  “Allah has sent us to Earth to live a good life. Islam doesn’t permit us to embrace […]

Kathua rape-murder case: No need for CBI probe, says Mehbooba Mufti

Kathua rape-murder case: No need for CBI probe, says Mehbooba Mufti

J&K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said that there is “absolutely no need for a CBI probe” into the rape and murder case of an eight-year-old Muslim minor girl in Kathua. Her claims came after a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking the case to be handed over to CBI was filed in the Supreme Court. Mufti […]

Pak Interior Minister injured in assassination attempt

Pak Interior Minister injured in assassination attempt

Narrator Desk Srinagar: Pakistan’s Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal was shot at and injured during a meeting on Sunday, in what Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif described as an “assassination attempt”. The interior minister’s condition is said to be out of danger. District Police Officer (DPO) Imran Kishwar told DawnNewsTV that Iqbal was shot by the […]

Shopian Gunfight: 5 militants as many civilians killed, say Police

Shopian Gunfight: 5 militants as many civilians killed, say Police

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir police said that five militants belonging to Hizbul Mujahideen outfit were killed in a gunfight in Badigam village of Shopian on Sunday.  “During the encounter, unfortunately while handling a highly volatile situation civilians were injured in cross-firing among them five civilians succumbed to their injuries. The condition of other injured persons […]

Saudis ‘open up to yoga’

Saudis ‘open up to yoga’

Narrator Desk Srinagar: “Yoga is an addiction. Once you know how it beautifully unites the mind, body and soul, you can’t stop doing it,” says Saudi yoga instructor Amani Alandejani. Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Commerce and Investment (MCI) approved the teaching and practicing of yoga as a sport since last year in November, a report […]

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