45 Percent Kashmiri Adults Are Victims Of Depression

  Around 1.8 million people in Kashmir, accounting for nearly 45 percent of the valley’s adult population, show significant symptoms of mental distress, a survey by ‘Médecins Sans Frontières’ has said. Of these, 1.6 million adults (41 percent) in the valley are living with symptoms of depression, with 4,15,000 meeting the diagnostic criteria More...

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By Irfan Bashir On Saturday, July 9th, 2016

Kashmir Erupts in Chaos: Latest Updates

  People carrying the body of HM Commander Burhan Wani for burial in Kashmir Here are 15 latest updates from Kashmir since Burhan Wani’s Encounter on Friday: 1.)  So far, 23 people have been killed (including More...

By KS Correspondent On Friday, July 8th, 2016

Separatists call for shutdown

 Separatists call for complete Kashmir Shutdown till July 11  Various Hurriyat leaders including Hurriyat Chairman (G) Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Chairman JKLF Mohammad Yaseen Malik, and Chairperson Dokhtaran i Milat More...

By Kashmir Scan On Saturday, July 2nd, 2016

India’s Missile Technology Group Entry May Be Cause Of Worry For China, Say Strategists

New Delhi: India’s entry into the elite club of Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) may pose a challenge to China, strategists say. That’s because it would open the door to legally sell or transfer More...

By Sheikh Mudasir Amin On Sunday, June 19th, 2016

Monsters on Mountains

The insurgency in Kashmir has taken a toll on Gujjar and Bakerwall communities who tread a double-edged sword to save themselves from the wrath of armed militants as well as security forces. As these communities More...

By P A Mushtaq On Sunday, June 12th, 2016

The Missing Loo

Protests crippled Kashmir in the wake of civilian killings after alleged molestation of a schoolgirl inside a toilet in Handwara. As the state government grapples to piece together the sequence of events, P A Mushtaq More...

By Kashmir Scan On Saturday, June 11th, 2016

UN chief says he removed Saudi Arabia from damning human rights report under ‘undue’ financial pressure

UN chief Ban Ki-Moon said the decision was ‘one of the most painful and difficult’ he has had to make as Secretary General The United Nations Secretary General excised the Saudi-led coalition fighting More...

By Ajaz Rashid On Saturday, May 14th, 2016

Certified Nationalists 

The lathi-charging of outstation students at NIT sparked outrage against the J&K Police. Facing charges of being “anti-nationals” and “sympathisers of Pakistan”, many officers vent their More...

By Ahmad Riyaz On Thursday, May 12th, 2016

NIT versus Handwara

A vicious discourse built on broadcast media about the events in NIT Srinagar provoked attacks against Kashmiri students in other parts of the country. The ‘patriotic’ silence maintained by the same More...

By Daneen Lateef On Saturday, April 23rd, 2016

Changing Contours of Kashmir Warfare

With militants changing tactics to inflict maximum damage on forces, the 48-hour long siege at Jammu Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute has also exposed the vulnerability of high-rise buildings to such More...

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