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Clampdown on grief in Kashmir’s shackled main city

In India's curfew-smothered Kashmir valley, even the freedom to mourn the dead has been shut down. When his father suddenly passed away this week in Srinagar, Irfan Ahmad Bhat's grief was compounded by a military lockdown that not only…

Indian Muslims, fearful and insecure

The general election in India, the largest democratic exercise in the world, is drawing to a close and the results will become clear on 23rd May. Whatever the outcome and although there is likely to be a reduction in the numbers of seats…

Govt announces public holidays for 2019

KARACHI: Pakistan will observe 15 public holidays this year, according to a notification issued by the Ministry of Interior on February 1. There will be public holidays on Kashmir Day, Pakistan Day, Labour Day, Eidul Fitr, Eidul Azha,…