Terror returned with a vengeance to Jammu & Kashmir on Thursday, with the worst Fidayeen attack in a decade in Jammu killing 10 people.
In Tosamaidan, where the Indian army converts a meadow into a shooting range, residents are ordered to stay cooped up in their homes.
In elections held in August, two independents won uncontested, Congress bagged 10, NC won eight and the balance six seats were won by independents.
For decades policy makers asking trade and apple producers to improve post-harvest systems in apple did not trigger any result.
The film ‘3 Idiots’ released in 2009 had triggered a domestic tourist flow to Ladakh. Tourists came just to see the school where one of the characters, Ranchu, taught.
As the rival armies continued exchanging fire on the LoC for the last 16 days, J&K is gradually readying for the future impact of the skirmishes.
Abdullah said these people not only treated J&K and its people differently, but their approach was biased and exhibited a “peculiar” mindset.
Sufaira lost her father around the time of her birth and her mother who had to take care of her two brothers and a sister sent her to an orphanage when she was 4.
Decades of militancy have pushed Kashmir into an abyss of trauma. Among the new ills: soaring sales of over-the-counter pleasure drugs, rising teenage pregnancies and a skewed sex ratio.
"It is a fact that the Uttarkhand tragedy has led to many cancellations including booking for choppers as well," Naveen Choudhary, CEO of SASB said.
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