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From playgrounds to graveyards

Zia Haq treads lightly on the soft, green grass in South Kashmir’s town of Bijbehara. Shaking his head, he mumbles to himself in Kashmiri. Leading us to a grave, he sighs, “I haven’t been here in a long time. 1,039 more words

What to visit in Tehran

While I’ve ‘mentally’ started packing my bags for my next trip that will start in roughly 10 days, I thought I’d share some more things about one of my favourite trips in 2014. 803 more words

Experiences

Pakistan’s ISI accused of destabilizing India

India’s Home Affairs Minister Rajnath Singh has accused Pakistan’s state security service of using acts of terror to destabilize India.

“Pakistan is continuously engaged in destabilizing India, but says non-state actors are behind the acts of terror. 261 more words

Terrorism

Deadly Attack on Indian Base Near Pakistan as Leaders Meet in Nepal

At least 10 people were killed on Thursday in Kashmir when gunmen attacked an Indian Army base near the border with Pakistan, just as leaders of the two longtime rivals were exchanging pleasantries in Nepal. 322 more words

Pakistan

Students take boycott pledge at KUSU debate

Srinagar: Hundreds of students from the Kashmir University Thursday pledged support to the pro-freedom camp’s call for boycott of assembly elections. The students shouted pro-freedom and anti-election slogans as a debate — ‘Discourses Beyond Elections in Occupied Jammu & Kashmir— organised by the banned Kashmir University Students Union( KUSU) in the lawns of the Allama Iqbal Library came to an end. 135 more words

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