Naveed Iqbal

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NIA chargesheet baseless: Separatist leadership
Fri, Jan 19, 2018

At a press meet at Mirwaiz’s Nigeen residence, the JRL said in a statement, “There is a persistent campaign on the part of the government of India and certain sections of Indian media to align the Kashmiri struggle for self-determination with terrorism.”

Blinded by pellets, aided by grit, J&K teen clears Xth Boards
Wed, Jan 10, 2018

Insha took her exams in November 2017 at Mohammadiya Institution, a privately run school in her home town in Shopian.

Given BJP label in group photo, J&K family fears for life
Mon, Jan 08, 2018

And, at a time when political workers of the ruling PDP-BJP coalition in J&K have come under attack, the family insists that its women “have nothing to do with the BJP”.

Gulmarg: Pastor seeks peace at Christmas Eve service
Mon, Dec 25, 2017

“There is no peace in the world because we do not love one another,” Pastor Sunny said on Sunday.

In Valley without tourists, Hokersar is alive with beat of wings
Sun, Dec 24, 2017

In 2016, 37 species of birds were spotted in Hokersar, 25 of which were migratory, and 12 were resident.

J&K: ‘Woman killed by stray bullet was watching encounter from home’
Thu, Dec 21, 2017

Jammu and Kashmir: At that moment, her family said, a shower of bullets were fired in the direction of the one-storey home in Batmurran village. Rubina (25) took a bullet in the chest and slumped to the floor.

Day after wedding, J&K teacher couple sacked for ‘giving school bad name’
Fri, Dec 15, 2017

According to the couple, the principal told them that their affair had given the school a “bad reputation” and that is why they were being removed.

Dry spell brings saffron crop down to record low
Sun, Dec 10, 2017

Dr Firdous Nehvi, told The Indian Express that apart from rainfall, normal temperatures in the valley were five degrees above normal in both September and October and also affected the flowering of the crop.

Demands before J&K interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma: From land for house to release of political prisoners
Mon, Nov 27, 2017

The delegation also petitioned that the abrogation of Article 370, which gives special status to the state, should be prevented at all costs and safety of Kashmiri students outside the state must be ensured

J&K talks: In Pulwama, Dineshwar Sharma gets requests for withdrawal of cases
Mon, Nov 27, 2017

After holding meetings with several groups, Sharma said: “They are telling me their problems and I am listening. We will see what needs to be done.”

Mohra hydroelectric project: J&K eyes 9 MW electricity by reviving over 100-year-old project
Wed, Nov 22, 2017

The project is likely to go into tender stage by April next year and cost of the project is an approximate Rs 120 crore.

Jammu and Kashmir Government to revive more than 100 years old hydroelectric project in Mohora
Tue, Nov 21, 2017

The J&K State Power Development Corporation (JKSPDC) is looking at reviving the site as a heritage project and also aiming for a functional restoration of the old powerhouse with an increased power generation capacity of 9 megawatts.

After 5 yrs, Assam tea garden girl to return to school: ‘Learnt importance of education’
Mon, Nov 20, 2017

She had to quit school five years ago when she was in Class VI to help the family deal with medical expenses of her ailing mother.

Jammu-Kashmir interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma meets Omar Abdullah, Congress, CPM leaders: Hopeful of solution
Thu, Nov 09, 2017

Sharma called on National Conference leader and former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah in the morning, followed by a meeting with CPI(M) leader M Y Tarigami and state Congress chief G A Mir.

Day 2 in Kashmir: Dineshwar Sharma meets 37 groups, trade bodies stay away
Wed, Nov 08, 2017

Various trade bodies of the state that were scheduled to meet Sharma, however, stayed away.

Dineshwar Sharma begins Kashmir talks, meets 13 delegations on Day 1
Tue, Nov 07, 2017

On Tuesday, Dineshwar Sharma is expected to meet approximately 80 people from different delegations.

To Australia with love, J&K Police constable’s portraits from heart
Tue, Oct 31, 2017

Ishfar joined the J&K Police as a constable in 2011 after obtaining a Bachelors in Fine Arts at the University of Kashmir in Srinagar.

A Separation: Row over Ladakh marriage reflects tensions between Leh and Kargil regions
Sun, Oct 08, 2017

The row over the Ladakh marriage reflected the growing tension between its Leh and Kargil regions. A look at the divide born out of economics, and now fuelled by politics

A marriage: Amid controversy over Buddhist-Muslim union, Stanzin Saldon, Murtaza Agha get wedding reception
Wed, Oct 11, 2017

She put on henna and a red dress, he wore a goncha, and hundred guests came down in a cavalcade. It was four weeks late due to controversy raised over the Buddhist-Muslim union, but Stanzin Saldon and Murtaza Agha did get their wedding reception.

J&K’s first T20 event for women: ‘We never played together as a team before, we are only learning as we play every match’
Thu, Oct 05, 2017

Once the match resumed, Jammu Queens chased down the target of 106 set by South Kashmir, with 1 wicket and 5 deliveries to spare.

Jammu and Kashmir Women’s T20 Championship creates frenzy among cricket fans in Srinagar
Mon, Oct 02, 2017

Teams across J&K will compete in the tournament with players from Ladakh competing for the first time in the J&K Women’s T20 Championship.

Year after Uri attack: Charred barracks, chain-linked fences
Tue, Sep 19, 2017

In the immediate aftermath of the attack, people carried ration on foot to the upper reaches, hiking several kilometres, and children trekked to schools as the road outside the attack site, passing through the Brigade headquarters, remained shut for months.

How has a marriage become a regional issue, asks family of Ladakh man
Sun, Sep 17, 2017

Slamming the LBA’s role in the controversy, Chairman of the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (Kargil) Kacho Ahmed Ali Khan says a community should not be punished for individual choices.

An inter-religion marriage triggers communal divide in Leh, and exodus
Fri, Sep 15, 2017

The undercurrents of communal discord rose to the surface here over the last week as news spread of the marriage of a Buddhist woman, who had converted to Islam in 2015, to a Muslim man from Kargil. The two were married on July 31, and the LBA suspects that the conversion and the marriage may have been conducted under duress.

Srinagar progress still a work in progress
Fri, Sep 15, 2017

Amid delays caused by floods and unrest, flyover project drags for 4 years, maternity hospital for six years.

Neolithic pot of joy promises to shine light on prehistory in Kashmir, beyond
Thu, Sep 14, 2017

In Sopore, archaeologists find first intact piece of pottery from a time about which very little is known.

PDP, NC flag unease before Rajnath Singh over Article 35A review
Mon, Sep 11, 2017

PDP general secretary Nizamuddin Bhat said that his party emphasised that Kashmir’s is a “political problem and not a development issue”.

Day 1 of J-K visit: With focus on ‘political solution’, Rajnath Singh meets 20 delegations
Sun, Sep 10, 2017

Singh began his visit with a one-on-one meeting with Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti. The two are learnt to have discussed the overall situation, implementation of the Agenda of Alliance (AoA) and execution of the PM’s development package in the state.

No Common Break
Sun, Sep 10, 2017

Triple talaq is a rare phenomenon in Muslim dominated J&K.

‘Father will come on Eid, bring me new clothes’
Wed, Aug 30, 2017

On Monday, ASI Abdul Rashid was shot by unidentified gunmen in the Mehandi Kadal area of Anantnag as he was returning to the local police station for lunch.

AAP, BJP spar over state of drains in South MCD House
Thu, Jul 27, 2017

In the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) House meeting held on Wednesday, two AAP MLAs — Jarnail Singh and Amanatullah Khan — raised the issue of overflowing drains in the capital.

Follows South, East: North throws open toilets at restaurants to women, kids
Wed, Jul 26, 2017

As with the South and East, this decision has been taken to provide clean toilet facilities to women and children — especially in areas where such public conveniences are not available.

Delay in notifying civic zones stalls work in MCDs
Fri, Jul 14, 2017

Anti-flood, anti-malaria and women’s welfare are ad hoc committees while works, appointments, medical relief and public health come under special committees.

New SDMC headquarters to be set up in Pragati Maidan soon
Fri, Jun 30, 2017

The civic body has, so far, been sharing space at the Civic Centre with the North Delhi Municipal Corporation. The MoU will be signed Friday in the presence of Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu.

Assured salaries, EDMC staffers call off strike
Wed, Jun 28, 2017

Although the salaries of EDMC’s safai karamcharis has been delayed only by a month, the corporation’s supervisory staff has not received salaries for the last two months.

Fairoz Khan, 28, from Kashmir is NSUI’s new president
Fri, Jun 23, 2017

On the state of the party’s leadership, Fairoz said that there is “no option” but to elevate Gandhi to the position of party president this year. He said Gandhi is a leader way ahead of his time. “The issue with him is that he tells the truth,” he claimed.