Heavy Rainfall Worsening Landmine Peril For Kashmiri Farmers

KEERNI, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – One day when he was young, Mohammad Deen was ploughing his field with a pair of oxen, in the mountain village of Keerni in Poonch district, which sits just on the Indian side of the Line of Control that separates Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir from Pakistan-administered Kashmir. Torrential rain the night before had washed ...

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न्याय को लेकर तेज हुई आवाज

भगाणा पीडितों को न्याय दिलवाने के बहाने प्रदेश में गैरजाट संगठन को मजबूती से खडा किए जाने की कवायद हो रही है। गौरतलब है कि हरियाणा में चैधरी भजनलाल के बाद गैर जाट राजनीति की जडें सूख सी गई है। उन्हें फिर से हरा करने की कोशिश की जा रही है भगाणा के बहाने। असुरक्षित दलित समुदाय भी अपने लिए ...

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Wedded To Worries Wives Of Former Kashmiri

Zahida Parveen, 29, from Bhimber district of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK), recounts her nerve-wracking experience of clandestinely crossing the heavily militarised Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir that divides India and Pakistan. Her first task was to convince her husband to do this. “My husband was undecided about leaving the camp but I told him that God does not judge ...

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Hundreds Of Schools With No Teachers For A Decade In Bastar

A great scholar said, teachers are like burning candles, who burn thyself to enlighten their students, but what of those teachers and the administration who have engaged them, they turn a blind eyes and deaf ears towards the woes of the so called ‘Future Citizens’ of the country. The same is the situation in Sukma district, where nearly more than ...

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