Dr. Reyaz Ahmad Ganaie

Of International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

Of International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

26 June marks the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, Dr. Reyaz Ganaie briefly summarizes different reports related to the drug abuse. He writes about the responsible role to be played by the society in general and teachers and law enforcement agencies, in particular, to stop this menace from consuming youth.

International days are occasions to educate the public on issues of concern, to mobilize political will and resources to address global problems, and to celebrate and reinforce the achievements of humanity. The existence of international days predates the establishment of the United Nations, but the United Nations (UN) has embraced them as a powerful advocacy […]

 Ramzy Baroud

The UN ‘Sheriff’: Nikki Haley Elevated Israel, Damaged US Standing

The UN ‘Sheriff’: Nikki Haley Elevated Israel, Damaged US Standing

US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, has made her post a “more glamorous” position than her predecessors – as President Donald Trump described Haley’s 2-year term at the UN, following her resignation announcement. We may never know the nature of Haley’s purported ‘glamour’ at the UN, but we certainly know that, during her relatively brief stint, […]

 Web Desk

Tears of darkness: story of a pellet victim in paradise

Tears of darkness: story of a pellet victim in paradise

Muhammad Muzaffar  In a jiffy, he threw away his school bag to a dimly lit corner of kitchen and joined his family for sipping Nun Chai—Kashmir’s traditional salted pink tea served both in morning and evening. While serving him the tea, Halima started to unfold her routine worries. He hurried and jumped out to join […]

 Abrar Reyaz

The nexus between Shujaat’s death and UN Report on Human Rights Violations in Kashmir

The nexus between Shujaat’s death and UN Report on Human Rights Violations in Kashmir

Back in 2000 when Bill Clinton visited Kashmir, the tragedy of Chattisingpora massacre happened in which more than 35 Sikhs were killed. During Zubin Mehta’s visit and musical event at Shalimar in 2013, four innocents Kashmiris were brutally shot dead in Shopian and they later were dubbed as militants. When United Nations Security Council was […]

 Web Desk

Kashmiris take struggle to Twitter, seek RSD, criticize UN for its ‘failure’

Kashmiris take struggle to Twitter, seek RSD, criticize UN for its ‘failure’

Srinagar, 10 May 2018: Upping the ante against the massive crackdown on civilian protests and demonstrations, Kashmiri netizens across the world generated a Twitter trend in their favour seeking implementation of United Nations resolutions in Jammu and Kashmir. On Thursday evening at around 08:00 pm (IST), Kashmiris using micro-blogging networking site stormed the Twitter with hashtags seeking plebiscite and […]

 Guest Author

An open letter to Mr Dineshwar Sharma

An open letter to Mr Dineshwar Sharma

Dear Dineshwar Sharma, I welcome you from the core of my heart to our Paradise Kashmir with the pleasant bouquets for your will to try to solve 70 years long standing Kashmir issue peacefully and truthfully. You expect a dialogue of peace and honor and that’s what we Kashmiris have been longing for. Even though […]

 Guest Author

Full Text of Dr Maleeha Lodhi’s Speech at 2017 UN General Assembly

Full Text of Dr Maleeha Lodhi’s Speech at 2017 UN General Assembly

Statement by Ambassador Dr. Maleeha Lodhi, Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the United Nations, New York, in exercise of Right of Reply in the United Nations General Assembly to Indian Foreign Minister’s Statement (23 September 2017) Mr. President, I take the floor to exercise our right of reply to the statement in the General Debate […]

 Guest Author

Can India and Pakistan be equalized on Kashmir?

Can India and Pakistan be equalized on Kashmir?

Wasim Khalid  From a long time, I have observed a particular bunch of people have become habitual of drawing a weird analogy between Pakistan parts of Kashmir with the one under India occupation. They push this absurd analogy by constantly posting stuff related to it on social media and through closed-room discussions. This repeated line […]

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Half Widow’s Pain in Separation

Half Widow’s Pain in Separation

In your long quest I am tired, To where did you fly, my beloved? I have gone to woods and every place hired, Come back to me now, beloved!   Wherever you are, you look at me, At my torn clothes and consumed youth, I even seeked for your silhouttee; Please come to me now, […]

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Cracks inside Kashmir Militancy: A Serious challenge to the freedom movement

Cracks inside Kashmir Militancy: A Serious challenge to the freedom movement

On April 7, 2017, a group of unidentified militants appeared on the death anniversary of a Kashmiri Freedom fighter Naseer Pandit in Pulwama, a district in Southern Kashmir. The militants after firing some gunshots in air, warned the crowd against supporting Pakistan. The group asked people to wave black flags with Kalima of Islam written […]