Wednesday, 28 September, 2022

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.

On Camera


The logo of the Adani Group is seen on the facade of one of its buildings on the outskirts of Ahmedabad | Reuters file photo

From ports to energy transition — Adani Group to invest over $100 billion in next decade

Speaking at Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore, Adani said the group intends to do more as a solar player & has earmarked 70% of the investment for the energy transition space.


Parts of Iranian made 'suicide' drone Shahed-136 after being shot down by the Ukrainian military | Reuters

All about Shahed-136, Iran’s ‘kamikaze’ drone that Russia is using to strike Ukraine

Over the past few days, Russia has hit multiple targets using these Iranian-supplied drones—including civilian structures and amenities—leading to the death of several Ukrainians.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.