Uneasy Kashmir shuts amid restrictions
Normal life was disrupted in Kashmir on Sunday due to a strike called by separatists to protest the recent killings in the valley.The situation in the valley remained tense after 100 Companies of armed forces were airlifted to Kashmir between Friday evening and Saturday afternoon.During this time, JKLF Chief Yasin Malik and dozens of Jama’at-e-Islami leaders including its chief Dr Hameed Fayaz, were arrested in several nocturnal raids.With the news of choppers hovering in the dead of the night and the arrest spree, the rumour of tinkering with Article 35-A on social media triggered panic among people.Various people including mainstream politicians, journalists, lawyers, and students took to social media platforms to express their fears.
Verdict of Kathua rape,murder:Lifer for 3, 5-yr term for 3, 1 acquitted
A Special Court in Pathankot Monday awarded life imprisonment to three out of the six convicted for the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Jammu’s Kathua district last year.
After nearly a year-long trial, the court held the six guilty in the case that shook the conscience of people across India.
The court acquitted another accused Vishal Jangotra, son of mastermind Sanji Ram, giving him the ”benefit of doubt”.
Pulwama boy among NEET toppers in Kashmir
Kamran Imitiyaz from Chersoo Awantipora has made his mark by scoring 623 marks in the recently conducted NEET exam. Kamran an orphan, credits his success to his mother. But his family struggle hasn’t bogged him down. He is now on his way to chase his dream of becoming a doctor.
Srinagar’s Pra’TAAPH’ park (Sunny and Shadeless)
Pratap Park, the closest public park to city center Lal Chowk is bereft of trees and Shade.The Park which witnesses good public rush but hardly offers any respite from summer Heat.The Park lacks any trees or a designated sitting space protected from sunlight.