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Srinagar: On International Mother Language Day, The Jammu and Kashmir Bank released an advertisement poster on social media promoting diversity by displaying various Indian languages. However, the graphic missed an important language, that is, Kashmiri. K-Twitter reacted immediately expressing their disappointment. Gowhar Geelani, a Kashmir based author, labelled this as cultural aggression. https://twitter.com/GowharGeelani/status/1363463455311876097 While a resident of Srinagar, Mir Faheem, called it a ‘World Shame Day for J&K Bank’ . https://twitter.com/mirfaheem123/status/1363454830073765888 Kashmiri journalist Rifat Abdullah…

Srinagar: Right wing Hindu organisation member, Rakesh Bajrangi of Rashtriya Bajrang Dal has called for a ban on Pheran in Kashmir. “Till date terrorists have carried out activities wearing these Pherans which are loose enough to hide weapons inside,” he can be heard saying in a video. He further said that this problem has come forward many times in the past, yet the government has not taken any decision in this regard. According to him the…

Srinagar: In central Kashmir’s Budgam district, the administration of Jammu and Kashmir has identified 200 kanals or 25-acre land to set up Kashmir’s first Sainik colony. A report by The Print quoting a senior official of JK administration saying that the colony is being primarily set up to provide housing facilities to retired armed forces personnel and their families belonging to the JK. The colony will also cater to ‘widows and families of deceased personnel…