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Pak to launch campaign against Kashmir ‘rights violations’

India carried out 224 ceasefire violations along LoC, International Border this year: Sartaj Aziz

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Islamabad, Oct 24: Pakistan will launch a campaign internationally against the human rights "violations" by the Indian army in Kashmir, the country's Adviser on Foreign Affairs, Sartaj Aziz, said Friday.Giving a statement in the Senate, the Upper House of the Parliament, on the recent incidents More


India never violates ceasefire: Rajnath Singh

‘We are capable of giving befitting reply’

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Greater Noida, Oct 24: India has never violated the 2003 ceasefire with Pakistan on the Jammu and Kashmir border, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said Friday."India never violates the ceasefire. It is a country which believes in peace," the minister said in response to Pakistani allegations."In the More


New Delhi downplays London ‘Million March’

Ready for talks with Pakistan under Shimla Agreement, Lahore Declaration: MEA

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Oct 24: Two days ahead of a planned rally in London by a group on Kashmir issue, India Friday warned that forces inimical to Indo-UK relations may utilize such opportunity in open societies.However, it appreciated Britain's stand that the Kashmir issue was to be resolved only by India More


Pak HC sends Diwali sweets to Modi, Mukherjee

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Oct 24: Pakistan has sent 'Diwali sweets' to President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister NarendraModi.The sweets, by Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit and his wife, were also sent to External Affairs Minister SushmaSwaraj.According to sources, Basit sent the boxes to the Prime More


New Delhi trying to dilute Kashmir dispute: Mirwaiz

Hurriyat (M) supports London ‘Million March’, to submit memorandum to EU, British Parliament

ARIF SHAFI WANI

Chrar-e-Sharief (Budgam), Oct 24: The Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Friday hit out at New Delhi for “diluting Kashmir issue and delaying its resolution by raking up electoral and administrative issues.”“Kashmir is a political issue concerning aspirations of the people More


Centre may form panel for ‘fair distribution’

Flood relief

GK NEWS NETWORK

New Delhi, Oct 24: Asserting that Rs 745 crore and “free replacement of books and notebooks” for primary schoolchildren announced by Prime Minister NarendraModi during his visit to Jammu & Kashmir yesterday was “over and above” all the earlier flood-related grants announced by the Central Government More


Cop shot dead in Kulgam

KHALID GUL

Kulgam, Oct 24: Suspected militants shot dead a policeman in Qaimoh area of this South Kashmir district late Thursday evening.The assailants intercepted and shot at Rafiq Ahmad Mir son of Muhammad Ramzan, a constable in IRP, outside his residence in HussanporaBagh village in Qaimoh at 8:15 pm More


Omar nominates Mehbooba for Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan

Thanks Modi for appreciating him on picking up broom

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Srinagar, Oct 24: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Friday nominated his political opponent and PDP president Mehbooba Mufti and Nobel Peace prize winner KailashSatyarthi among nine people to Prime Minister NarendraModi’s ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan’.Omar, who was nominated by Bollywood superstar Salman More


Sham Lal Sharma resigns from cabinet

‘NC sabotaged my move to regularize daily wagers’ * Rana hits back, says Sharma will join BJP

Javaid Malik

Srinagar, Oct 24: As the Election Commission of India is all set to announce the dates for the forthcoming assembly elections in the state, senior Congress leader and Minister for PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control, Sham Lal Sharma on Friday evening tendered his resignation from the state cabinet. < More


Army to procure jammer to thwart radio, cell-phone IED attacks

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Jammu, Oct 24: Army has initiated the process to procure the latest jammer system to thwart attacks by radio and cell phone controlled improvised explosive device on its convoys and personnel in Jammu and Kashmir.A Request for Proposal (RFP) was issued recently by the General Officer Commanding-in More





  • Briefs

Licenses of 2 medical stores suspended

Srinagar, Oct 24: The supervisory staff of Drug and Food Control Organisation conducted inspections at Qaimoh, Kulgam, Wanpoh, Harnag, Pulwama, Shopian, Tral, Chadoora, Goshbugh, Sultanpur, Indergam, Hyderbagh More




  • National

India offers cooperation to Pak for polio eradication

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Oct 24: India Friday offered Pakistan "full cooperation" for eradicating polio from its soil and said it is a "cause for concern" for it that the neighboring country accounts for 85 per cent More




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Daily wagers protest in Srinagar

Mudasir Yaqoob

Lastupdate at : Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:33:51 IST

Srinagar, Oct 24: Demanding regularization of their services, scores of daily-wagers staged a demonstration at Press Enclave here on Friday. The protesters who had assembled under the banner of ‘PHE More






  • Opinion

No Judgments, please!

And majority of us escaped unscathed. Are we all virtuous?

FIRDOUS SYED

“This time will also pass”. We learned this lesson well during the time of deluge; there can’t be a better teacher than adversity. Here I like to share the profound learning experience that time---good More



  • Oped

Centre Shock: Unrules of Engagement

Does it finally mean that we are unable to hold a candle to him

MEHMOOD UR RASHID

Why did Narendra Modi choose Kashmir to celebrate Deewali. Was it to empathize with the  victims of the September floods. Was he eying on the coming Assembly elections.  Or did he send a message More



  • Editorial

A visit of mixed feelings

The message that the visit seems to have conveyed does not seem to relate with the delicate expectations the affected people were nursingPrime Minister Narendra Modi’s Srinagar visit on the Diwali eve More



  • Business

JK eyes Rs 7,500 crore tax revenue this fiscal

State appreciated for efficient tax management at national level: FinMin

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar,  Oct 24: Asserting that J&K State has been highly appreciated for its efficient tax management at the national level, Minister for Finance and Ladakh Affairs, Abdul Rehim Rather today More



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  • Kashmir

Floods stun ITI employees

Regularization files lost, deptt asking for new documents

HAROON MIRANI

Srinagar, Oct 24: The recent floods have shattered the long cherished dreams of regularization of consolidated employees of Industrial Training Institutes (ITI) as destruction of their vital documents More



  • Srinagar City

Awaiting repairs outside workshops, flood hit vehicles trigger jams

Traffic Police seeks dist admin intervention

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, Oct 24: The flood-hit vehicles –awaiting repairs –dumped outside various workshops have emerged as a cause of traffic jams in the City. The September floods not only devastated thousands More




  • Jammu

Cong accuses NC of working against its interests

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Jammu, Oct 24: Jammu and Kashmir Congress today accused ruling alliance partner National Conference of working against its interests in the Chenab Valley, comprising three districts of Kishtwar, Doda and More



  • South Asia

Former chief of Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh dies in custody

Ghulam Azam was serving 90-year jail term for ‘war crimes’

ANISUR RAHMAN|PTI

Dhaka, Oct 24: Bangladeshi “war criminal” Ghulam Azam, who was sentenced last year to 90 years in prison for masterminding atrocities during the country's 1971 war of independence, died tonight aged 92 More



  • World

KEY KEEPER OF HOLY KAABA DIES

ARAB NEWS

Jeddah, Oct 24: Sheikh Abdul Qadir Taha Al-Sheibi, who held the traditional key to the Kaaba, died in Makkah on Thursday. He was 74.The Al-Sheibi family has been holding the position of key-keeper since More



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