Cricket bat sales hit hard after Amarnath Yatra killings

Cricket bat sales hit hard after Amarnath Yatra killings

Srinagar: Cricket bat manufacturers in the Kashmir valley have been facing their worst business period ever in the last few years, with this summer’s attack on the Amarnath Yatra pilgrims only exacerbating their woes. At least eight Yatris were killed and more than thirty were left injured after one of their buses got caught in […]

Attack on Amarnath pilgrims was Indian plot: Lashkar

Attack on Amarnath pilgrims was Indian plot: Lashkar

SRINAGAR: Militant outfit Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) on Tuesday denied any role in attack on Amarnath pilgrims last month. The outfit chief Mehmood Shah in a statement to a local news agency CNS said, “India is pursuing a policy based on terrorism while after carrying out the attack (itself), it is labelling us as culprits without any […]

Amarnath Yatra concludes: Second lowest turnout of pilgrims in 14 years

Amarnath Yatra concludes: Second lowest turnout of pilgrims in 14 years

Srinagar: The 40-day annual pilgrimage to the Amarnath shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas ended on Monday with 2.60 lakh pilgrims offering prayers this year despite an attack on a bus that left eight pilgrims dead. The pilgrimage concludes on the festival of Raksha Bandhan each year. This year’s figure of pilgrims visiting the shrine is […]

Amarnath Yatra still under threat: Special DG CRPF

Amarnath Yatra still under threat: Special DG CRPF

Srinagar: The Special Director General of CRPF, SN Srivastava, on Thursday said that security for the Amarnath yatra has been intensified as “it is still under militants’ threat”. “There is always a possibility of militant attack on the yatra as the area is still militancy affected,” Srivastava told Kashmir Reader. He said that the CRPF […]

Hypotheses on the Attack on Amarnath Pilgrims

Hypotheses on the Attack on Amarnath Pilgrims

Dr. Fayaz Ahmad Bhat The history of word terror as a method of revolutionary action goes back to Russian revolutionaries “struggle against Tsarist tyranny”. However, over the past few decades’ word terror has become the most misrepresented, misinterpreted and misused word. The word is in habituated by Tom, Dick and Harry .Generally terrorism is disassociated […]

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