Nabza Bano lost her three sons and her home to the conflict.
Majid MaqboolSixty-five-year-old Nabza Bano stands near a small cornfield where her three-storey house once stood in Sundbrari village, Kokernag in south Kashmir, about 85kms from Srinagar. Lost in a melancholic silence, she points out all that remains of her old home – a few burnt logs.She says two of her More
Chiseling stones by choice or forced by circumstances?
Imran MuzaffarSajad Ahmad Dar, a 14-year-old boy, sits all day long under an open corrugated tin-shed in Drangbal, Baramulla, chiseling jagged rocks, one after another. He continues to hammer the rocks till he polishes one. Wiping the sweat off his forehead, he takes a gulp of water and then starts doing it again More
Srinagar, Dec 16: Terming the ban on screening of ‘Ocean of Tears’ in Kashmir University as “hypocrisy and unjustified”, Hurriyat Conference (G) has criticized the administration and said that move is More
- Srinagar City
SMC mute on sale of expired, substandard products
Srinagar, Dec 16: In blatant violation of the Food Safety Act, sale of expired, substandard products and adulteration of milk is going on unabated in the summer capital in absence of regular monitoring More
Dhanore (Rajouri), Dec 16: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Sunday said that corporate Sector of India should show interest in the development and growth of educational institutions in Jammu and Kashmir so More
- South Asia
Attempt By Taliban To Storm Airforce Base In Peshawar
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Islamabad, Dec 16: A fierce gun battle between Pakistani security forces and militants holed up in a house on the outskirts of Peshawar left six people, including a policeman, dead today, hours after an More
Cairo, Dec 16: Egyptians have narrowly backed an Islamist constitution in the first round of a referendum over the contentious draft, unofficial figures showed today, even as the opposition accused the More