Articles by Sameer Yasir
Sep 06, 2013
Security tightened in Kashmir ahead of Zubin Mehta concertRoutes to Shalimar Bagh sealed, people being frisked, guests with special passes will have to report three hours in advance at university lawns.
Aug 23, 2013
Mohammad Azharuddin agrees to coach Jammu and Kashmir cricket teamMany young players in the state hope Azharuddin brings in professionalism and a modern approach to the game.
Aug 19, 2013
Kashmir: Separatist group stamps currency with anti-India slogansUnknown till recently the anonymous separatist group 'Kashmir Graffiti', which is active on Facebook , has adopted a unique way of voicing their demand for a separate state.
Aug 17, 2013
Kashmir's eminent cardiologist, Jalal-ud-Din, succumbs to gunshot woundsJalal, who was attacked by the unidentified gunman on 18 July was getting specialized treatment in AIIMS in New Delhi, where doctors announced his death today morning.
Aug 12, 2013
Amidst riots, neighbours escort Kishtwar doctor's wedding party to safetyWhen he was unable to get adequate police protection to travel for his wedding, Dr Ashish Sharma's neighbours stepped in to ensure communal riots didn't stop it.
Aug 11, 2013
Kishtwar violence: Journalists barred from entering strife-torn townWhile curfew continued to remain imposed for the third consecutive day in Kishtwar following communal clashes, the state government has decided to not allow the journalists to report from the disturbed town.
Aug 10, 2013
Army vigil keeps Kishtwar in eerie calm, curfew on for second dayThe state government was prompt in its action for preventing the clashes, it send the army within hours, the curfew was imposed and people returned to their homes.
Aug 09, 2013
Ground report: Pak attack mutes Eid celebrations along LoCResidents of Silikote, a small hamlet of mud and brick houses, are fearing a repeat of war if the border skirmishes continue.
Aug 08, 2013
Ground report: Poonch residents fear war after Pak violates ceasefireThe killing of five soldiers in Chakanbagh has been seen as yet another sign of the continuous tension between India and Pakistan, but its impact on the people, who had enjoyed the benefits of an unwritten ceasefire between the two nations, can be seen the most.
Aug 06, 2013
Caught between militancy and state, Palhalan village in J&K remains trapped in timePalhalan is a village, that some claim is the most politically volatile and sensitive area in the entire north Kashmir.