Human Angle

 Jahangeer Ganaie

Tragedy: Where is our father, say two orphaned siblings

Tragedy: Where is our father, say two orphaned siblings

Kulgam: As a civilian Aijaz Ahmad Bhat, father of two minor daughters was killed in Army firing on Monday, hundreds of people from different areas of South Kashmir participated in the funeral procession of the civilian in Nowpora village of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district. Emotional scenes were witnessed during the funeral procession as the kids […]

 Raouf Dar

70 year old woman fights a lone battle with life

70 year old woman fights a lone battle with life

Left to fend for paralyzed daughter, Zaiba tries to move on

Anantnag: Life has played atrociously with Zaiba Begum (76), a widow who is living in a house filled with ghost-like-emptiness along with her paralyzed daughter Lateefa Jan in Batengoo area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district. In Zaiba’s life, she has had a continuous tryst, which usually turned into a bloody fight with the deadly disease […]

 KV News

Gender bias kills 239,000 girls in India every year: Study

Gender bias kills 239,000 girls in India every year: Study

New Delhi: An estimated 239,000 girls younger than the age of five die in India every year because many parents prefer boys over girls, according to a study published in The Lancet on Tuesday. ‘Scientists found India has a massively skewed ratio of men to women, and more than 63 million women are “statistically missing” […]

 Irfan Tramboo

Hospital ward that is a living witness to pellet horror  

Hospital ward that is a living witness to pellet horror  

Last six weeks saw hundreds being treated for eye injuries

Srinagar: The Ward number 8 at the Shri Maharana Hari Singh (SMHS) Hospital has been turned into a place that has been a standing witness to the pellet horror that has been haunting the young generation in Kashmir for several years now.  The place has been a witness to deaths, with darkness and hopelessness being […]

 KV News

I am sorry if I hurt you, said son, in last call to father

I am sorry if I hurt you, said son, in last call to father

Srinagar:  He was sorry if he had hurt his parents, the son told his father on the phone. It was the first call of the day that Fayaz Ahmed Bhat received from his sociologist son — and the last ever. Bhat was still bleary-eyed at his residence in Chundana in Ganderbal when his mobile phone […]

 Irfan Tramboo

Fighting death, Inayat’s family hopes for his survival

Fighting death, Inayat’s family hopes for his survival

Srinagar: Inayat Ahmad Malla, a class 11 student is lying motionless on his bed inside the ward number 18 of Shri Maharana Hari Singh Hospital (SMHS), Srinagar. He, is currently being treated here after he was hit by a bullet right on his chest on Wednesday at Turkewangam area of Shopian. Resident of Pinjoora, Shopian, […]

 Jahangeer Ganaie

Aripal villagers bury their ‘Shahid Afridi’  

Aripal villagers bury their ‘Shahid Afridi’  

Amidst sobs and shrieks friends bid farewell to the 19 year old 

Pulwama: Emotional scenes were witnessed during the funeral procession of a slain civilian, Shahid Ashraf Dar who was killed during an encounter in Drabgam area of South Kashmir Pulwama district on Monday. Thousands of people gathered at Aripal village of Pulwama district to attend the funeral prayers of the slain youth. Dar was killed in […]

 KV News

Agony: Wish to see culprits are hanged, says Asifa’s mother 

Agony: Wish to see culprits are hanged, says Asifa’s mother 

Udhampur: As the Bakerwals make their way to the upper reaches of Jammu and Kashmir with their belongings, she trudges along burdened by the weight of her eight-year-old daughter’s death. “She was so beautiful and intelligent. I wanted her to be a doctor when she grew up,” the biological mother of the girl reminisces. The […]

 KV News

South Kashmir bleeds: Bullets ‘miss’ militants, kill 4 civilians in Kulgam  

South Kashmir bleeds: Bullets ‘miss’ militants, kill 4 civilians in Kulgam  

Srinagar: Four civilians were killed and around four dozen people injured as protesters clashed with security personnel in Kulgam district of south Kashmir on Wednesday while an encounter was on with militants that left one soldier dead and two others wounded, police said. As the news of civilian deaths spread, protests broke out in several […]

 Jahangeer Ganaie

The youngest civilian killed was a 14 year old kid

The youngest civilian killed was a 14 year old kid

Kulgam: Among the four civilians who were killed during the forces action on Wednesday was Fazil Ahmad Allie, a 14 year old kid. Fazil was a student of class 9th at the Government Higher Secondary School Arwani. His cousin, Arshid Ahmad said that on Wednesday morning they left Melhoora along with three other boys. “When […]