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October 9, 2004 by yasir rajdeep
Srinagar, October 01 - The government have ordered for closure of offices for moving down to Jammu in connection with annual darbar move from Srinagar to Jammu on Friday, 29th October 2004.
As per the order the offices will close on Friday, 29th of October 2004 (AN) at Srinagar and shall reopen at Jammu on 9th of November 2004 (FN). However, the offices observing 6 days week shall close on Saturday, October 30, 2004.
All the departments will ensure that records are packed in boxes after workin...
October 9, 2004 by yasir rajdeep
By: G N Gauhar

In the Indian sub-continent two main political parties, Indian National Congress and Indian Muslim League, lived united to their respective promises till the Congress won independence for India and League succeeded in carving out Pakistan. Congress even continued under the collective leadership till it made the Indian Union a democratic republic, consolidated the economy of the country, and created its conspicuous position in the third world. League also remained greatly united...
August 5, 2004 by yasir rajdeep
Express News Service

Srinagar, August 4 In a major attack, militants tonight struck at a camp of the CRPF in the posh Rajbagh colony of Srinagar. This was the second such attack in the past week in the area, that holds several tourist guesthouses and hotels, and could hurt the fragile calm that has seen a return of tourists to Kashmir.

The firing started around 9 pm and was on till late into the night.

Around a dozen CRPF men are believed to be holed up inside the private building. Ar...
August 4, 2004 by yasir rajdeep
By Scott Bauldauf | Staff writer of The Christian Science Monitor
BANDIPORA, INDIA – Early in the morning of July 18, when Sonaullah Dar and his friends headed to a nearby village for an all-day cricket tournament, they had no idea they were about to be recruited to join a militant group based in Pakistan.
That, at least, is Mr. Dar's story, and he's sticking to it.
Dar and his friends appear to be the only people who were out of the loop. Back in their villages, rumors spread quickly tha...
August 3, 2004 by yasir rajdeep
By: G N Gauhar

In the Indian sub-continent two main political parties, Indian National Congress and Indian Muslim League, lived united to their respective promises till the Congress won independence for India and League succeeded in carving out Pakistan. Congress even continued under the collective leadership till it made the Indian Union a democratic republic, consolidated the economy of the country, and created its conspicuous position in the third world. League also remained greatly united...
August 3, 2004 by yasir rajdeep
Sopore, July 26: Even as police have reassured the people of this apple town of action under law against those involved in two sex scandals, the lawyers here today observed a day’s bandh and decided not to represent anyone of the accused in the cases. The Bar Association has called for stern action against the accused in both the cases that came to light recently.
During a protest strike, all the lawyers abstained from the courts today in protest against what they termed as the leniency shown b...
August 3, 2004 by yasir rajdeep
By:Yasir,rajdeep
Srinagar, July 26: The chairman of the breakaway faction of the Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Shah Geelani, today deferred till August 5 his decision to launch his own party, the Tehreek-e-Hurriyat, Jammu and Kashmir, after he was assured of elections to elect the new leadership for the Jama’at-e-Islami. Hundreds of Jama’at activists met the senior leader at his residence to hold out the assurance and to persuade him to put his decision on hold. Geelani also called off the pres...
August 3, 2004 by yasir rajdeep
One civilian was killed and 30 others, including to BSF men, were injured in a grenade explosion at Baramulla today. Elsewhere, four civilians, three SPOs, and three militants were among 10 people killed in separate incidents of violence across the state since yesterday.
Official sources said some unidentified person hurled a grenade towards some border security force personnel in the premises of the district hospital at Baramulla where they had come for some treatment. Missing the traget, it e...
June 25, 2004 by yasir rajdeep
Deep in the Kashmir Valley and hundreds of miles from Ayodhya, little Ichhigam’s beeping a big message: you don’t need the mandir-masjid players to keep your faith intact. People do it on their own, and very well at that.

Check with 60-year-old Brij Nath Bhat and 70-year-old Rupawati. They will tell you how they rang the bells today at the newly-constructed Sharika Bhagwati temple in this village, 30 km from Srinagar.

From the nearby mosque, they could hear the azaan. It were as if the M...
June 25, 2004 by yasir rajdeep
Not long ago, a family elder suggested I bid adieu to journalism and look for a ‘normal’ job. Not for a moment did he mean that the profession offered me no future or denied me a decent livelihood. He was only concerned because, in Kashmir, journalism is a career that only earns enemies.

It was tough to reject his advice because I knew he was right in his own way. As a journalist one is judged everyday, and if an illiterate guerrilla or an arrogant securityman decides so, there is nothing to...
June 24, 2004 by yasir rajdeep
Sheikh yasir:in the summer capital of the jammu and kashmirSrinagar, Jun 23: Tears trickled down Yasmeen’s eyes as she saw and talked to her uncle in Muzaffarabad for the first time since her birth. She went near the television screen and kissed the screen image of her uncle Mohammad Irshad Buchh and her little son Naqeeb, watched in bewilderment.It was a re-union of the divided families via the satellite phone facilitated by the British Broadcasting Company (BBC) Urdu service in a local hotel t...
December 24, 2003 by yasir rajdeep
Sheikh yasir
Srinager-kashmri-india.
Living in one room with dark corner's from four sides, life busy in work from last three years.Living in the capital of India(dehli)one can see a vast difference between this countrie and the others.india has always baged the headlines in the international newspapers for the different reasons ,cases like the (babri demolation,a mosque which was demolished by the hindu extremistes)and the gujrat roits and espaciley the kashmri issue, has made india a count...