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No respite

No respite

J&K High Court recently dismissed a petition seeking the release of High Court Bar Association President Mian Abdul Qayoom, asking if the detainee had shunned his separatist ideology. This was for the first time that the court has discussed ideology of a detained person for his release. The divisional bench of the High Court comprising […]

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Kashmir cherry

Kashmir cherry

Hundreds of cherry growers of Kashmir valley were very happy that they were having a bumper crop of cherries this season. But they are waiting fingers crossed as the authorities have failed so far to provide them transportation from Kashmir valley to outside markets as the lockdown has severely hampered the movement of trucks and […]

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Communication disruption

Communication disruption

All the appeals at the eve of Eid-ul-Fitr to authorities for the restoration of 4G services have not worked. There have been frequent disruptions in slow speed 2G services also in Srinagar and other parts of Kashmir. As the government has indicated that they will reopen schools and educational institutions in Kashmir, chances of restoration […]

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Huge challenge

Huge challenge

As we are already in the lockdown 4.0, officials said that 4000 stranded JK residents have arrived by train and other 1500 by road. It is a huge challenge for the administration to check such influx of people back to Jammu and Kashmir and do their testing and screen them properly. JK administration has taken […]

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Shah Faisal detained 

Shah Faisal detained 

JK administration on Wednesday through a government order extended the detention of Shah Faisal under stringent law of PSA for another three months, hours before it was set to expire. Shah Faisal an IAS topper of 2010, a poster boy of New Delhi for the youth of Kashmir to move on his path instead of […]

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Another COVID death 

Another COVID death 

With the tragic death of 75-year-old man from Jammu on Wednesday, it became the 11th death due to novel coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir. Although the government has taken all the precautionary measures in Jammu region to combat coronavirus, but the infection is far from over. Medical Superintendent GMC Jammu told media that the man […]

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NO RESPITE TO STUDENTS 

NO RESPITE TO STUDENTS 

Student community in Kashmir valley was eagerly waiting for the Supreme Court direction regarding the restoration of 4G services in Kashmir valley. But the top court on Monday while refusing to issue the orders for complete restoration of 4G services has directed formation of special committee to address the issues raised by petitioners. The petitioners […]

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ANOTHER TRAGEDY 

ANOTHER TRAGEDY 

In South Kashmir, another women died due to the alleged negligence of doctors on Sunday as it is the second incident of such nature in the past two weeks. The alleged medical negligence led to the death of a pregnant women on Sunday and it is the matter of investigation for the officials to fix […]

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RISE IN VIOLENCE

RISE IN VIOLENCE

In the past few days there have been indications that this summer would be very hot as the encounters and gun battles are increasing especially in North Kashmir. The latest shootout at Handwara in which a civilian was also killed along with 3 CRPF troopers, shows that militancy is showing a visible head in Kupwara, […]

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OVER TO COURT 

OVER TO COURT 

On the plea filed by an NGO, seeking intervention of Supreme Court for the restoration of 4G services in UT of Jammu and Kashmir, the administration has responded by saying that access to communication was enabler of rights and not a fundamental right in itself. Earlier Supreme Court has said that right to internet was […]

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