Monday, 30 January, 2023

Topic: Kashmir

Truckloads of apples start to rot as blocked Kashmir highway halts deliveries

Trucks carrying apples worth thousands are stranded on Kashmir’s main highway due to repairs, triggering protests by growers.

Country that claims to seek peace with neighbours will never shelter planners of 26/11 attack: India on Pak PM Sharif’s remarks at UNGA

United Nations: In a strong response to Pakistan, India has said in the UN General Assembly that a country that claims to seek peace...

After ice-breaking meet with Modi, Erdogan takes mellower tone on Kashmir at UN

Turkish President said he hoped for ‘permanent peace’ in Kashmir. MEA has not issued an official response yet, but govt sources call it 'unwarranted'.

‘BJP wants to dismantle our religious & Sufi traditions,’ says former J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti

Mufti was reacting to an order issued by Jammu & Kashmir Waqf Board on Monday, banning all 'Dastaar Bandi' (tying head gear as a mark of respect to an influential person) ceremonies.

Does Kashmir really matter to Pakistanis? Most don’t even have any deep attachment to it

In India's Pakistan Conundrum, Sharat Sabharwal shows how the Pakistani establishment seeks the fig leaf of dialogue on Kashmir to keep the issue alive.

Kashmiri Pandit killed, brother injured in an attack by militants in J&K’s Shopian

Militants have stepped up attacks in the Kashmir valley over the past week. A policeman was killed in Nowhatta on Sunday and a migrant labourer in Bandipora last week.

Kashmir to get its first multiplex cinema after three decades, set to open in September

The multiplex has been designed by INOX and will have three auditoriums, each being lashed with the latest sound systems and comfortable seating facilities.

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

Army dog ‘Axel’ killed in tense Kashmir operation. Took on terrorist even after he was shot at

It is understood that the two-yr-old Belgian Malinois latched onto the terrorist despite being shot, as he sustained over 10 wounds besides the gunshot, saving lives of many soldiers.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.