Posts Tagged ‘ Baramulla ’

Wajahat Habibullah: A season of loss in Kashmir

Aug 9th, 2016 | By

For days after the killing of Burhan Wani, every TV channel rang with acrimonious debate. Wani was described by India as a terrorist and by Pakistan as a martyr. The media resounded to argument and indignation. The number of dead and injured continued to rise relentlessly. Among the earliest to be killed was Yasmina of

Baramulla conference applauded the role of bringing unity among Shia Sunni

Jul 30th, 2013 | By

Continuing its efforts to bring about proximity between Shia and Sunni, a seminar Revelation of Qur’an Conference was today organized at Jamia Masjid Kreeri Pattan in Baramulla in which scholars and intellectuals from various Islamic schools of thought participated. The scholars, during the conference, shed light on the various aspects of the teachings of Holy

Sikh Students protest Turban ban in Kashmir

May 22nd, 2013 | By

By Baljeet Singh According to a news reported by YesPunjab.Com: “Sikh Students in Kashmir’s Baramulla town are up against the management of a Christian Missionary School for its decision to ban Turban and Keski on the school campus”. Baramulla, around 50 kilometers from Srinagar, has considerable Sikh population. The discriminatory order hurting Sikh sentiments has

43 Percent of Kashmiri Schools Receive Unsafe Water

Feb 7th, 2013 | By

Over 40 percent of schools and 30 percent of the villages in Indian-administered Kashmir rely on unsafe drinking water, according to a new study. The study, which was carried out by the National Level Monitoring Agency, under India’s rural development ministry, found that 60 percent of village residents do not get sufficient potable water in