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Thanks to all those who said ‘no’ to me, it is because of them I did it myself.
Sameer Showkin Lone is a Founder/ Editor of News Despatch (www.newsdespatch.com). He is a journalist with experience of working in different media organisations including India Today and Scoop Whoop. He reports on Defence and Security, Politics, Human Rights, Health and Environment.

Hundreds Attend Last Rites of Kupwara Soldier Ashraf Mir

Meet Atif Kupwara | Feb 13: A pall of gloom descended Maidanpora area of Lolab when the body of JCO reached to his native village. Hundreds of people attended the last rites of soldier Mohammad Ashraf Mir here in North  Kashmir’s  Lolab area of Kupwara on Tuesday. He was killed in …

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Seven Govt Schemes Every Kashmiri Women Must Know

Srinagar: Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) Scheme: There are 141 ICDS Projects and 29599 AWCs operational in the State of Jammu & Kashmir, providing services under ICDS Scheme to 295039 children (6 months to 6 years) and 92021 Pregnant and Lactating Mother under Supplementary Nutrition Programme and 300126 children under …

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Five Reasons Why Afzal Guru Is Seen As A Martyr In Kashmir

On the morning of February 9, 2016, when Kashmiri artist Mir Suhail Qadri uploaded his daily newspaper cartoon on his Facebook page, he was trying to strike a popular sentiment. It was the third anniversary of 2001 Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru’s hanging and Kashmir shut down. Suhail’s cartoon focussed …

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Geelani is answerable to Allah for all the killings: MLA Javed Hassan Baigh

Geelani is answerable to Allah for all the killings, MLA Baramulla, Javed Hassan Baigh said delivering his speech in the Legislative Assembly Jammu | Feb 09: This is the fourth time when the Governor’s addressed the joint session of the State legislature since the Peoples Democratic Party-Bharatiya Janata Party coalition …

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In bone chilling winter Indian army kills three teens in self defence

By Dr Irshad Muntazir Syria is a battle ground which has witnessed the civilian massacres, the mass refugees, destruction and blood bath. It has now entered in a new zone engulfing Turkey at northern Syria, with Kurdish insurgents playing as US proxies. With the emerging threat Turkey has been forced …

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Hurriyat should understand dialogue is only way out to resolve Kashmir: Gani Vakil

ND Desk Jammu |  Jan 23: Jammu Kashmir Bachao Tehreek President and former minister Abdul Gani Vakil today  asked the Hurriyat leaders to understand that dialogue is the only way out to resolve Kashmir issue. He said his party will always advocate balanced and equitable development of all three regions as it …

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State Govt pursuing with Center for construction of tunnel on Mughal road

Jammu | Jan 22: In a written reply to a question raised by MLA Wachi Aijaz Ahmed Mir  Government today said it was keenly pursuing with the Centre the construction of a tunnel along the Mughal road to make it an all-weather road. The 84-km Mughal road connects the twin …

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All bridges in Wachi will be completed by this year:  Govt

All bridges in Wachi will be completed this year:  Govt Jammu | Jan 16: The government Tuesday said all the bridges in Wachi constituency will be completed by this end except one Badimarg-Narwani bridge. The government said the project for the Badimarg-Narwani bridge has been prepared at a cost of Rs …

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