PREGNANCY AND TRAVEL ARTICLE
Kashmir trade body plans to sue government for shutdown damages
India turned Jammu & Kashmir into a union territory, tightening control in a move it said would rein in militancy in the region, and promote its development. But KCCI said development was elusive, thanks to a protracted shutdown after people closed markets and businesses as a mark of protest, and for fear of reprisals from insurgents.
Many lose jobs, migrate due to internet shutdown in Kashmir
The Internet shutdown since August 5--when special status of the J&K was revoked ...
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EU MPs in Kashmir say Article 370 internal issue, stand by India in fight against terror
On the last day of their two-day visit to the Valley, the EU parliamentarians addressed a press conference, stating that Article 370 and its abrogation is India's internal matter. They were invited by an NGO and were not on a official visit.
Communication blockade is breaking down Kashmir's crafts economy: Here's a ground report
The continued communication blockade in Kashmir has left the state’s artisans in the lurch during the lucrative festival season. The revenue losses for craftspeople across Kashmir this festival season could add up to Rs 300 crore, assesses an expert on the sector connected with the Craft Development Institute in Srinagar, requesting anonymity.
Time to heal: After conversion of state to UT, let opposition parties back into Kashmir
While the political debate on the decision to revoke Article 370 has been more or less settled in the rest of India, the hard part begins now in Srinagar. Block development elections have just been conducted in Kashmir, as have Class X board exams in which 99% of 88,832 students appeared. The best way to answer critics is to open access, even if it is controlled.
#Trendspotting: How a laptop inspired Sonam Kapoor's style statement
This unconventional and futuristic feel has a separate fan base, making it difficult to decide who is the muse here - Sonam Kapoor or the HP Spectre X360!.
Indian Embassy in US reaches out to Congressmen
Congressional staffers may visit India to get an understanding of the Kashmir situation. The embassy has also made efforts to provide information on developments in Jammu and Kashmir on a real-time basis to Congressmen and their staffers. A delegation of Congressional staffers may visit India shortly to get an understanding of the Kashmir situation.
Visit by EU MPs not at all internationalisation of Kashmir issue: MEA
Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said that the visit of EU MPs was not at all internationalisation of Kashmir issue and asserted that the views of MEPs reflected their understanding of ground realities and threat of terrorism in Kashmir.
Stay away from other nations' internal affairs: Saudi, India
India & Saudi Arabia have expressed rejection of all terrorist acts and stressed the need to prevent access to weapons including missiles and drones to commit terrorist acts against other countries, but without naming Pakistan.
Article 370 dilution a talking point in this region of soldiers
Scrapping of Article 370 will benefit Haryana, CM Manohar Lal said at the outset at PM Narendra Modi’s rally in Kurukshetra, because the state contributes about 10 per cent soldiers to the armed forces and has lost many men in J&K owing to Article 370.
Kashmir lockdown: Pre-paid mobile services barred for 85th day
The Centre imposed a communication blockade in the Valley, a day before Article 370 was scrapped on August 5. Post-paid cell phones without SMS facility were activated two months after landlines were opened.
Pakistan-sponsored terror hurt Kashmiri Muslims most: Journalist to Congressional panel
"What the foot-soldiers of the Pakistani military and ISI (Inter-Services Intelligence) have done to ordinary Kashmiri Muslims in the last 30 years, pales in comparison to the human rights violations committed by the Indian state," Aarti Tikoo Singh said.
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