NEW DELHI, Aug 10: Authorities enforcing a strict curfew in Indian-administered Kashmir will bring in trucks of essential supplies for an Islamic festival next week, as the divided Himalayan region remained in a lockdown following India’s decision to strip it of its constitutional autonomy.
SRINAGAR, India, Aug 9: An unusual silence cloaks the center of the city. Its streets, once teeming with traffic, are dotted with spools of concertina wire, blocking movement. Every road is sealed off.
SRINAGAR/ISLAMABAD, Aug 8: Pakistan halted its main train service to India on Thursday as it kept up the diplomatic pressure on New Delhi for revoking the special status of Kashmir, the region at the heart of 70 years of hostility between them.