‘Tell us,where is our son?’

Eight years after his disappearance, Shabir’s ailing parents live in misery

Majid Maqbool

“We don’t want to talk about our son,” the ailing mother of Shabir Ahmad Dar,  who disappeared eight years ago, says at the door of their modest two-room home in Noorbagh, Qamarwari. “We’re tired of giving statements. We only want our son back,” she says.  The family is unwilling to talk More

What Mumtaz left behind

A family in Bandipora village grapples with the loss of their lone breadwinner

Aamir Manzoor

Four years after his death the cricket uniform of 23-year-old Mumtaz Ahmad Bhat is still hanging on the wall of his room that is painted in green. Mumtaz was one among the three youth allegedly killed in 2008 uprising by the government forces on August 12 in Aloosa village of north Kashmir’s Bandipora More

  • Kashmir

Candidate applies as female, appears ‘male’

KU: ‘Sex-Change Case’ Figures In Written Test For JA’s

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 15: The recently held written test for appointment of Junior Assistants at the University of Kashmir has triggered a lot of suspense after a candidate applied as female but appeared as ‘male More



  • Srinagar City

IGP chairs security meet

‘Keep check on trouble mongers, devise proper traffic plan to shrines’

EID-E-MILAD-UN-NABI (SAW) CELEBRATIONS

Srinagar, Jan 15: Inspector General of Police, Kashmir S M Sahai chaired a security meeting for ensuring smooth culmination of Eid-Milad-un-Nabi (SAW) and R-Day here.  On the occasion, the IGP directed More




  • Jammu

Army threatens to avenge killings

We Have Definite Plans To Retaliate: Gen Parnaik

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Jan 15: The Indian Army has a "definite plan" to avenge the killing of two soldiers by Pakistani troops, Lt Gen KT Parnaik declared on Tuesday. "We have definite plans to retaliate but not More



  • South Asia

Pak aims to develop smaller lighter nuclear warheads: Report

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Washington, Jan 15: Expanding its nuclear arsenal at a rapid pace, Pakistan is now aiming to develop smaller and lighter atomic warheads more suitable for use on missiles, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientist More



  • GK Features

‘Tell us,where is our son?’

Eight years after his disappearance, Shabir’s ailing parents live in misery

KASHMIR’S DISAPPEARED

MAJID MAQBOOL

“We don’t want to talk about our son,” the ailing mother of Shabir Ahmad Dar,  who disappeared eight years ago, says at the door of their modest two-room home in Noorbagh, Qamarwari. “We’re tired More



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