Village heads resign en-masse

Panchs, Sarpanchs in South Kashmir announce resignation through clerics, posters

Tral shootings


Pulwama/Srinagar, Apr 22: Day after unidentified gunmen shot dead a Congress Sarpanch and his son in Tral area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district, a number of Panchayat representatives from Kashmir Tuesday tendered their resignation en-masse, citing having been ‘misled’.Reports said Panchs and More

Eerie calm in Tral areas

Victim families say have lost everything


Tral (Pulwama), Apr 22: Scare and jitteriness writ large in Tral area of district Pulwama Tuesday following the killing of three civilians including a father-son duo last evening.Unidentified gunmen struck here twice Monday evening, killing Numbardar (Village Head) Muhammad Anwar Sheikh son of More

Omar, Azad, Mehbooba condemn killings

Srinagar, Apr 22: J&K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, Union Minister for Health Ghulam Nabi Azad and Peoples Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti Tuesday strongly condemned the killing of Sarpanch, his son and a Numberdar in Tral area yesterday.Omar said on his twitter site, “I unequivocally More

Sarpanch takes refuge in police station

Kakapora, Apr 22: A Peoples Democratic Party Sarpanch who survived a bid on his life in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district Monday evening, is reluctant to come out from Kakapora Police Station.Bashir Ahmad Malik of Hakerpora said some unknown persons shouted at him and directed him to stop. “They More

Hizb involved, says DGP

Srinagar, Apr 22: Police is taking necessary measures to ensure the security of Panchs and Sarpanchs in Kashmir in view of the fresh killings in Tral, Director General of Police Ashok Prasad told local news gathering agency KNS Tuesday.He said police is investigating Monday’s Tral shootings on More

Relatives of Hizb militants detained

Tral, Apr 22: Police Tuesday rounded up around six relatives of Hizbul Mujahideen militants from South Kashmir’s Tral area following the killing of a Sarpanch, his son and a Numbardar Monday evening.Quoting sources, local news gathering agency CNS reported that the raids were conducted at Dadsara More

Police issues advisory

Pulwama/Srinagar, Apr 22: In the wake of killing of a Sarpanch, his son and Numbardar in Tral last night, security has been tightened across South Kashmir slated to go to polls on April 24. Police has issued advisory to the Panchayat representatives asking them to remain vigilant and intimate local More

NC survives on violence: Mehbooba


Srinagar, Apr 22: Strongly condemning the attacks on civilians in Tral area of South Kashmir, the Peoples Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti Tuesday said the “dance of death is timed only to benefit National Conference in the elections as that party is the sole beneficiary of poll boycott.”< More

Omar: PDP endorsing Modi’s venomous ideology

Asks people to vote for NC-Congress candidates


Noorabad (Kulgam), Apr 22: The J&K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday made a passionate appeal to the people of Kashmir to vote in favor of the NC-Congress candidates in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections.Addressing a rally in south Kashmir’s Noorabad, Omar told people that “every single vote More

Protests, clashes in Sopore, Shopian


Srinagar, Apr 22: Protests erupted in some areas of south and north Kashmir against the detention of youth during nocturnal raids by police.Amid shutdown in parts of Sopore, tension gripped the town as protesters clashed with the police. The locals were protesting arrest of around a dozen youth More

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Dr Farooq will file case against R K Singh: Kamal

Srinagar, April 22: National Conference Tuesday said that Dr Farooq Abdullah is certainly going to file charge sheet against former Indian Home Secretary R K Singh.  “Farooq Abdullah means business More

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Pakistanis not comfortable with prospects of Modi Govt

‘We hope Indians elect a Govt that shuns hawkish attitude


New Delhi, Apr 22: The emerging trends in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections in India are being keenly watched in Pakistan. Given the public discourse, experts say, there is a sense of ‘discomfort’ about More

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KU exams scheduled to be held on April 24 postponed

Lastupdate at : Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:11:29 IST

Srinagar, April 23: All Kashmir University exams scheduled to be held on April 24 have been postponed. Fresh dates for the postponed examinations shall be notified separately. More

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Struggle and Temptation

Sheikh’s last bid to salvage Autonomy and then giving it all up for power



BJP’s commitment to abrogate Article 370 in its manifesto has generated a lot of heat in Valley with regional parties like National Conference and PDP rushing to the defence of the Article, a constitutional More

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Thyroid Disorders and Heart Disease

An Association we need to keep in mind?


Thyroid gland and its normal functions :The thyroid gland is located in the front part of the neck, just below the Adam's apple. It is about 4 cm in height and weighs about 18 g. It is shaped like a butterfly More

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Stop this

The ongoing tense atmosphere between separatists Hurriyat leaders, G and M over the burning issue of emissaries, is taking an ugly turn. The ties of hatred between the two, is not favourable. The blame More

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Curtailing growth

Tight-fist approach is shooing away the entrepreneurs

The public sector banks in Jammu and Kashmir have largely confined their role to mobilizing deposits rather than disbursing advances. It is unfortunate that country’s largest lender, the State Bank of More

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JK Bank stock records 93 pc growth in 2 years


Srinagar, Apr 22: J&K Bank share value has witnessed a whopping 92.9 per cent growth in last two years. In April 2012 the share was at Rs 930 which scaled up to Rs 1794 in the second week of this month More

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Kashmir Super League gets star footballers’ backing

‘Will support anything that is for development of football’


Srinagar, Apr 22: The top two International footballers of the state, Mehrajuddin Wadoo and Ishfaq Ahmad have backed the upcoming proposed IPL style football league -- Kashmir Super League (KSL)  -- More

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Another cross-border love story has a tragic end!

Son missing in Pakistan, Mumbai family now pins hope on Kashmiris


Srinagar, Apr 22: Hostilities between India and Pakistan have not only affected people of Jammu and Kashmir but dramatically changed the life of a family living thousands of kilometers away in India’s More

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Batamaloo, Solina, Jawahar Nagar diversions in chaos; Locals, tourists pestered



Srinagar, Apr 22: Notwithstanding the government claims that “elaborate arrangements” have been put in place for smooth traffic flow in the wake of ongoing construction of Jehangir Chowk-Ram Bagh(JCRB More

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Govt puts riders on R&B spending

‘Don’t divert funds, avoid open-ended schemes’


Jammu, Apr 22: Taking serious note of arbitrary utilization of funds the previous year, the State government has put several conditions on Roads and Buildings Department before authorizing it to spend More

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