Nawaz Sharif to US: Pak wants meaningful dialogue with India

Nawaz Sharif to US: Pak wants meaningful dialogue with India

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Sunday told US National Security Advisor Susan Rice that Pakistan wants a “meaningful” and “objective” dialogue with India on all outstanding issues, amid reports that she is here on an “emergency visit” in the wake of Indo-Pak border

‘Pakistan can inflict 'heavy losses' in war with India’

‘Pakistan can inflict 'heavy losses' in war with India’

Pakistan's defence minister Sunday warned India that it will suffer "heavy losses" which it would "remember for decades" if it tries to "impose" a war on his country.

Controversial land ordinance to lapse today

Controversial land ordinance to lapse today

Faced with stiff resistance, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday announced that the government will not re-promulgate the controversial Ordinance on Land Acquisition which expires tomorrow and declared readiness to incorporate any suggestion in the bill on it which is pending in Rajya Sabha to bene

Modi govt’s image improved in 14-month tenure: Rajnath

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh Sunday said Pakistan should stop firing in the border areas and violence and give an assurance on not repeating it then only talks could be initiated.

Patient-care a casualty in Kashmir hospitals as half of specialist doctors’ posts vacant

At least half of posts of specialist doctors in Kashmir hospitals are vacant, hitting the healthcare in rural areas very badly while leading to more referrals to Srinagar health facilities, sources and officials said.

It’s official: Govt shelves Pediatric Hospital plan

The J&K government has decided to abandon constructing a 500-bedded pediatric hospital in Srinagar and instead construct two floors for children’s healthcare at the new Maternity Hospital in Bemina here.

Lakhs of Muslims gather in Masjid-e-Nabvi SAW

Lakhs of Muslims gather in Masjid-e-Nabvi SAW

Muslims from across the world are assembling here ahead of Hajj when they would move to Makkah to perform the annual pilgrimage.

Class 10 girl student given corporal punishment in pvt school

Class 10 girl student given corporal punishment in pvt school

In yet another incident of corporal punishment, Ifra Nazir, a 10th class student, was allegedly beaten by Principal of Valley Model School Frestbal Pampore.

Govt schools in Bandipora face neglect

Govt schools in Bandipora face neglect

At a time when the government is beating drums about Computer Aided Learning (CAL) and smart class rooms, the educational institutions in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district face official neglect.

12,000 candidates appear in Combined Competitive Exam

Over 12,000 candidates from Jammu and Kashmir appeared in the Combined Competitive (Preliminary) Examination today which was held in two sessions at 26 centers across the state.

Ready to live at our native places: Pandits

The Kashmiri Pandit families who are putting up in separate government colonies in Sheikhpora Budgam Sunday said they wanted to live in their native villages if government was ready to provide them basic amenities.

International Day of Enforced Disappearances

The Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP) led by Parveena Ahangar on the occasion of International Day of Disappeared has appealed the international community to put pressure on New Delhi to stop violence against families and the victims of enforced disappearances.

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State-of-the-art Foundation World School comes up at Humhama

State-of-the-art Foundation World School comes up at Humhama

With an objective to impart stress-free education to students according to the Cambridge curriculum, state-of-the-art Foundation World School has come up at Tawheed Bagh, Humhama area on city outskirts here.

Altaf Bukhari reviews Sonawar-Galander road project

Altaf Bukhari reviews Sonawar-Galander road project

Minister for Roads and Building, Gardens, Parks and Floriculture Syed Muhammad Altaf Bukhari on Sunday reviewed the progress of six-laning of Sonawar-Galander road project.

Shaher-e-Khaas traders hold meet|Condemn raids by sales tax officials

Shaher-e-Khaas traders hold meet|Condemn raids by sales tax officials

Traders of Shaher-e-Khaas on Sunday expressed resentment over raids on shops of various traders by Sales Tax officials in Srinagar.

Youth injured in CRPF firing at Saraf Kadal

A youth was injured when paramilitary CRPF personnel opened fire to disperse protests at Saraf Kadal area of Shaher-e-Khaas on Saturday.

Sajad Lone praises DPS Athwajan for promoting Kashmiri music

Minister for Animal Husbandry Sajad Gani Lone on Saturday hailed the management of DPS Athwajan on city outskirts here for promoting Kashmir music and exuded hope that other institutions will take cue from it.

Showkat Zargar assumes office as Commissioner SMC

Showkat Ahmed Zargar on Saturday assumed office as new Commissioner Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) and reviewed its functioning.

Border firing: Eerie silence in border hamlets

Border firing: Eerie silence in border hamlets

Days after firing across the International Border left three people dead and 17 others injured in R S Pura sector of Jammu district, an eerie silence prevailed in the border villages as normal life came to a grinding halt with locals fearing another attack.

Balraj Puri remembered on first death anniversary

Balraj Puri remembered on first death anniversary

Tributes were paid to eminent journalist and human rights activist, Balraj Puri, on his firth death anniversary at a function organized here today.

Work on Devika Bridge abandoned midway, authorities unaware

Work on Devika Bridge abandoned midway, authorities unaware

The re-construction work on a vital bridge of Udhampur city, damaged in last year's floods, has been abandoned midway some three months back, depriving connectivity to the people of two major portions of the township.

State Judicial Academy holds moot court

Under the guidance and patronage of Chief Patron of State Judicial Academy, Justice N.

‘BJP-PDP alliance doesn't augur well for JK’

Panun Kashmir, a representational organization of Kashmiri Pandit migrants, today said political alignment between BJP and PDP in Jammu and Kashmir does not seem to have augured well for the state, and accused the alliance of having failed to trigger any cohesion towards serving the nation.

Raksha Bandhan celebrated with traditional fervor across JK

The festival of Raksha Bandhan, the occasion to reaffirm the treasured bond of love and care between brothers and sisters, was on Saturday celebrated with full traditional fervor across Jammu region.

JKFA suspends 13 players over ‘misconduct’ charges

JKFA suspends 13 players over ‘misconduct’ charges

The J&K Football Association (JKFA) has suspended around 13 players and officials during last one month for their ‘alleged’ misconduct during matches even as the suspended players and officials say they were not given a chance to present their cases.

Valley set to host 13th Tour de Kashmir cycling event

Valley set to host 13th Tour de Kashmir cycling event

J&K sports Development Association (JKSDA) in collaboration with Tourism department Kashmir is all set to host the 13th edition of the 6-Stage Tour de Kashmir cycling expedition in October.

Golf to get major boost in JK: Shah

Golf to get major boost in JK: Shah

Stating that the government is serious in attracting more and more tourists, Secretary Tourism, Farooq Ahmad Shah Sunday said golf will get a major boost in Jammu & Kashmir in coming times.

Sania gets Khel Ratna, Arjuna awards for 12 others

Tennis star Sania Mirza received the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, the highest sporting honour on Saturday, while 12 others, including ace shooter Jitu Rai and hockey goalkeeper P.R. Sreejesh were conferred with the Arjuna award.

JKHSC organize sports day

The day long sports conference was organized by the J&K Hussaini Sports Club (JKHSC) on the eve of National Sports Day at Kashmir Harvard School, here on Saturday.

Caddie gold tourney held

The JK Tourism Caddie Gold tournament was held at Gulmarg Golf Club, on Saturday.

Kabir Khan gets painting as gift from Salman

Kabir Khan gets painting as gift from Salman

Kabir Khan says he got the "best gift" from his "Bajrangi Bhaijaan" star Salman Khan, who presented the director his famous black-and-white portrait of a man and woman.

Young actor Kyle Jean-Baptiste dies in fire escape fall

Young actor Kyle Jean-Baptiste dies in fire escape fall

"Les Miserables" star Kyle Jean-Baptiste has died after a fall from a fire escape.

Kapil Sharma, Elli Avram add star power to ‘The Voice India’ finale

Kapil Sharma, Elli Avram add star power to ‘The Voice India’ finale

Stand-up comedian and TV show host Kapil Sharma, who is set for his Bollywood debut with Abbas-Mustan’s forthcoming comic family entertainer “Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon”, will be seen on the final episode of the singing reality show “The Voice India” along with his co-star

Language barrier in Indian cinema melting away, says Sharmila

Veteran actress Sharmila Tagore says the divide between what is perceived as national and regional cinemas is "melting away".

Salman wishes luck to Nagarjuna's son

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, who unveiled the teaser of "Akhil" - actor Akkineni Nagarjuna's son Akhil's debut film - on the southern veteran star's birthday, has wished Akhil "best of luck".

Elli Avram on Film With Salman Khan: It'll Happen at the Right Time

Actress Elli Avram said that she would love to work with the Bollywood superstar Salman Khan soon, but only when they are approached for the right film.

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