5 books by Kashmiri Authors you need to read right now!

Literature of a society defines it’s culture, history and depicts the raw reality that lies within acting as a time portal to showcase the formation and evolution of the present times.In this regard there has been some really rich Kashmiri literature in the yesteryear and here we take a look at five books by Kashmiri authors that you need to read straightaway. 1) The Country Without a Post Office: Agha Shahid Ali. The first entry in the list is an anthology of poems as written by renowned Kashmiri-American poet Agha…

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Justice for Asifa: Mehbooba rejects BJP’s demand for CBI probe

Jammu March 8 Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, has turned down the demand of alliance partner BJP to handover the investigation of rape and murder of 8-year-old Gujjar girl Asifa to the CBI. “Crime Branch is investigating the case of Asifa. There might be some lapses in Crime Branch probe due to which people of Hiranagar have been demanding CBI probe. We raised the issue with the Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today and demanded that investigation should be handed over to CBI. But she declined to hand over the case,” said…

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Seven months have passed, please find my groom,’ the fiance of Manzoor Ahmed khan pleaded before State Human Rights Commission (SHRC).

Srinagar: In the hope of getting married to Khan in November last year, Mehrun Nisa said, “for past seven months he is missing and no clear answer is coming from the state authorities of his whereabouts. We are devastated. I hope he will return and we will marry each other.” Also before the commission today she stated that it is ironic that state authorities are maintaining lip service on the issue. “A person is missing from Army’s custody and no one is bothered to find him. I appeal this commission…

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Increasing suicide incidents are the manifestations of mental stress in soldiers: Engineer Rashid

Concerning recent events, advise traders to understand the importance of human life Jitat Engineer Rashid, head of the Public Alliance Party and Member Assembly, expressed his concern over the suicide attack of two military personnel during the last two days in Gaur and Lalu, saying that these unfortunate incidents have mental strain of the deployed troops in Kashmir. Addressing a gathering here today, Engineer Rashid said that such incidents should open their eyes that those who create hatred drive out anxiety on their lives. He said that to understand these…

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“Army Men Stealing Fruits and Vegetables Shows a Kind of Character Indian Army have” Said a Local

“Army Men Stealing Fruits and Vegetables Shows a Kind of Character Indian Army have” Said a Local Well, farming plays an important role in the Economy of Kashmir and it is a fact farmers in Kashmir are affected by the forces at very high scale. Half of the production of Fruits and vegetables are being consumed in the Camps without paying any costs. “Army Men Stealing Fruits and Vegetables Shows a Kind of Character Indian Army have” Said a Local. These Men in uniform are dangerous not only for our…

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