The number of people infected with the novel coronavirus worldwide has exceeded 372,000, over 16,000 have died, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its daily coronavirus disease (COVID-19) situation report.
Kashmiris have lived through the worst times. All they must do is to adhere to this lockdown and its advisory as this is the only lockdown that is for life, for securing children, adults and old people from the dreaded disease, writes Naseer Ganai.
By abrogating provisions of Article 370, India has smartly shifted the goalpost in Kashmir from right to self-determination to demand for retention of special status, a political observer in Kashmir says.
It’s eighth day since curfew and restrictions were imposed in Kashmir after the abrogation of Article 370. And there has been no respite for the people so far, baring a few hours of relaxation here and there.
Until recently, Pakistani PM Imran Khan was being hailed as a hero at home for having convinced the US president that Kashmir was a ‘flashpoint’ in urgent need of ministration. But India’s Kashmir moves put Pakistan in a spot.