Reading Sir Syed in Kashmir

Kashmir is in desperate need of a renaissance man like Sir Syed Ahmed Khan to overcome the dogma we are going through and to bring an end to violence that has taken a toll on our society since the last three decades, Aabid Rehman Pala writes.   Aligarh Muslim University recently celebrated the 200th birth anniversary of its founder Sir Syed Ahmad More...

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By Kashmir Scan On Thursday, January 18th, 2018
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213 militants killed in 2017: Govt

JAMMU, January 18: The Jammu and Kashmir government today said that 213 militants were killed and 51 civilians died in militancy-related incidents last year. In a written reply to a question of BJP’s Sat More...

By Kashmir Scan On Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
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Gulshan Books enters Limca Book of Records

SRINAGAR: Gulshan Books Kashmir— the only publishing house boasting a collection of well over 80,000 books at its Nehru Park outlet has prompted the Limca Book of Records to include its name in its 2018 edition More...

By Kashmir Scan On Saturday, January 13th, 2018
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Hizb warns vested elements over misusing its letter pads

Srinagar, Jan 13,:Militant outfit Hizbul Mujhadeen has warned those elements who according to the outfit are using their letter pads to threaten government organizations and officials. As per a statement to news More...

By Kashmir Scan On Tuesday, December 26th, 2017
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Dwindling Numbers

Despite having the best brains in the form of teachers, the government-run schools in Kashmir are witnessing a fast depletion in enrolment of students due to lack of basic infrastructure and outdated systems of More...

By Kashmir Scan On Sunday, December 24th, 2017
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The Kashmir Question

Pakistan prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi’s statement, that independence of Kashmir has no takers on ground and it’s subsequent espousal by the Hurriyat, reflects the dual policy of the country which More...

By Kashmir Scan On Saturday, December 23rd, 2017
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It’s not cricket, Mr Dhoni

  By having the former Team India captain visit Kashmir in military fatigues, Indian Army has turned the most popular sports in the subcontinent into yet another military exercise. The militarisation of sports More...

By Kashmir Scan On Saturday, January 13th, 2018
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Hizb warns vested elements over misusing its letter pads

Srinagar, Jan 13,:Militant outfit Hizbul Mujhadeen has warned those elements who according to the outfit are using their letter pads to threaten government organizations and officials. As per a statement to a local More...

By Ajaz Rashid On Wednesday, December 20th, 2017
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‘I broke the back of militancy in J&K’

  In our brutalised society, when we think of a cop, we conjure up an image of a cynical, aggressive, suspicious and conservative person. Sporting short hair, strict facial expression and a well-decorated More...

By Ajaz Rashid On Thursday, December 7th, 2017
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Creditable Dialogue

In an atmosphere of internecine violence and deep-rooted pessimism, Dineshwar Sharma’s visit to the Valley unravelled along expected lines: The Hurriyat turned down offer of talks with Sharma while censuring More...

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