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Pakistan on the edge

Imran Khan marches to ‘Red Zone’; Army called out

Agencies/PTI

 Islamabad, Aug 19: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief, Imran Khan, Tuesday evening marched towards the ‘Red Zone’ here, defying all government warnings, saying his party’s sit-in before the Parliament House “will make people forget Egypt’s Tahrir Square.” The move raised fears of clashes between More


India draws flak for cancelling talks with Pak

Dr Farooq says meetings between Hurriyat leaders and Pak diplomats not new

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Aug 19: The ruling National Conference Tuesday said it is a “matter of misfortune” for prospects of peace between India and Pakistan—and also particularly for the people of Jammu & Kashmir—that the Foreign Secretary-level talks between New Delhi and Islamabad had been called off.
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Mehbooba flays Modi Govt, says it has failed to match Vajpayee’s vision

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Aug 19: The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti, Tuesday said India and Pakistan can’t live in perpetual hostility and there is no option other than peace in South Asia which can be achieved only through dialogue and reconciliation.Addressing various wayside meetings More


'Unfortunate' that Indo-Pak talks have fallen through, says US

LALIT K JHA\PTI

Washington, Aug 19: The United States has said it was "unfortunate" that the Indo-Pak Foreign Secretary-level talks have fallen through and asked both the countries to take steps to improve bilateral ties irrespective of what happened."It is unfortunate that planned talks between India and Pakistan More


Pakistan hits back, says Kashmir not part of India

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Islamabad, Aug 19: A day after India cancelled Foreign Secretary-level talks over Pakistani envoy's meeting with Kashmiri separatists, Pakistan Tuesday reacted strongly saying it was "not subservient" to New Delhi and was a "legitimate stakeholder" in the Kashmir dispute.Arguing that High Commissioner More


Kargil’s divided families yearn for reunion with relatives across LoC

Locals seek reopening of 150-km road to Skardu

MUDDASIR ALI

Kargil, Aug 19: Zakir Hussain vividly remembers his last visit to Skardu in Baltistan to meet his relatives, displaced after 1965 Indo-Pak war. His eyes lit up the moment he talks about his three month stay in Skardu in 2008.A Government teacher, Zakir recalls the reunion with his relatives and More


Supreme Court admits plea challenging Article 370

Issues notice to Government of India

GK NEWS NETWORK

New Delhi, Aug 19: The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notice to the government of India on a plea challenging the provisions of Article 370, which provides special status to Jammu and Kashmir.The plea, filed by a Delhi-based NGO, asks why a law passed by the J&K Assembly "deprives people More


Justice Vinod Gupta wants Article 370 to go

ANIL ANAND

New Delhi, Aug 19: Former Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh, Justice Vinod Gupta, has strongly advocated abrogation of Article 370 of the Indian Constitution which gives special status to Jammu and Kashmir. “Government at the Centre should seriously debate on how to get rid of this Constitutional More


Militant killed in Tangdhar gunfight: Army

SHAHID RAFIQ

Kupwara, Aug 19: A militant was killed in an encounter with the Army near the Line of Control in Tangdhar sector of this north Kashmir district on Tuesday morning, Army said.Official sources said the Army on the intervening night of 18-19 August observed some suspicious movement between Jabdi More





  • Briefs

CS reviews operationalization of new administrative units

Srinagar, Aug 19: As part of the weekly review, Chief Secretary uohammad Iqbal Khandey Tuesday reviewed the final preparations underway to roll out the new administrative units in the State.The Chief Secretary More




  • News

India a Hindu nation: RSS chief

AGENCIES

Mumbai, Aug 19: Stoking yet another controversy, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat has said ‘India is a Hindu nation’ and ‘Hindutva is its identity’.“Hindustan is a Hindu nation...Hindutva More




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Missing soldier's body found after 18 years in Siachen

Lastupdate at : Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:34:20 IST

Srinagar, Aug 20: The body of an Indian Army soldier has been recovered from Siachen Glacier in Jammu and Kashmir, 18 years after he was reported missing from the world's highest battlefield. Havaldar More






  • Opinion

Government not at fault?

Why is it politically more convenient to blame people for the wrongs in Kashmir

POINT OF VIEW

RIYAZ AHMAD

Chief Minister Omar Abdullah’s speech on August 15 spanned a gamut of issues from AFSPA through the recent Kausar Nag yatra to some more populist announcements. He brought down the government tax on power More



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HAIR TRANSPLANTATION: Realities and Myths

Hair transplant as a procedure has undergone a lot of advances over the last 10 years

ASK YOU DOCTOR

DR IMRAN MAJID

Amir is a young executive working as a manager in a telecommunication company. He is 30, and quite good looking. His parents are keen to get him married and on the lookout for a suitable match for him More



  • Letters

Reservation benefits

This refers to the recent declaration by CM of granting 5% reservation benefits to Pahari speaking people who live in far-flung areas. But soon after this decision, there is anguish and resentment on social More



  • Editorial

Financial Profligacy

For a state that has limited resources, there is no room for this recklessness

The financial profligacy that the present government hasadopted in certain matters would certainly create many economic challenges for Jammu and Kashmir. Apart from the increase in the retirement age of More



  • Business

IT deptt ‘grievance week’ evokes good response from taxpayers

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Aug 19: The Income Tax department’s ‘grievance week’ has evoked good response from the taxpayers and other stakeholders.The grievance week that began on August 13 is being organized by Income More



  • Sports

High Court seeks relevant records from Jammu wing

Alleged misappropriation of funds in JKCA

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Aug 19: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Monday sought from its Jammu wing the relevant records before proceeding in a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking a high level probe into the More



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  • Srinagar City

To keep flies away, butcher caught spraying insecticides on mutton

JKTDC OUTLETS FOUND GROSSLY UNHYGIENIC: HEALTH OFFICER

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, Aug 19: The next time you are buying mutton but find no flies around do check if it was because of hygienic conditions at the shop or that the seller had sprayed insecticides right on the food More




  • Jammu

Children go missing at alarming rate in J&K

112 cases reported this year; 43 females, 14 males still untraced

ABHINAV VERMA

Jammu, Aug 19: With 112 cases reported from across the state in first six months of this year, the number of children going missing is rising at an alarming rate in Jammu and Kashmir.As per official figures More



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