2 killed, 450 injured in police action on Pak protesters

Imran Khan, Tahir-ul-Qadri order supporters to shift protest venue to PM residence


Islamabad, Aug 31: At least two persons were killed and about 450 others injured overnight when police baton-charged hundreds of anti-government protesters led by Imran Khan and Tahir-ul-Qadri who marched towards Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's residence here, demanding his resignation.The clashes More

General Raheel summons corps commanders


Islamabad, Aug 31: After night-long clashes here between anti-government demonstrators and security forces that left two people dead and nearly 500 others injured, the situation continued to be tense even as the powerful Army Chief General Raheel Sharif summoned corps commanders to discuss "deteriorating More

Omar slams Centre for calling off talks with Pakistan

Says BJP’s ‘Mission 44’ only like a Bollywood slogan


New Delhi, Aug 31: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Sunday attacked the Narendra Modi government for suspending talks with Pakistan over a "cup of tea" with Hurriyat Conference (leaders) and said India has set up a difficult benchmark for resumption of talks.Speaking on a variety More

'BJP's governance agenda failing'

New Delhi, Aug 31: Dismissing as mere "sloganeering" the statements made by BJP leaders on ‘love jehad’ and forced conversions, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Sunday said such remarks are an acknowledgement that BJP's governance agenda was "failing"."I think rather than being worried More

Omar foresees defeat in Assembly polls: BJP


Srinagar, Aug 31: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday said the Chief Minister Omar Abdullah’s “knee-jerk reaction” to the party’s “rising popularity” in Kashmir was an “admission of his imminent defeat” in the upcoming Assembly elections.On Saturday, Omar, in his address to the Legislative More

Geelani takes first step on separatists' unity

Hurriyat (G) constitutes 3-member committee, holds meeting with HCJK


Srinagar, Aug 31: Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Geelani Sunday initiated the process to give a practical shape to his unity call to other separatist leaders parties by forming a committee and extending a formal invitation to newly-formed Hurriyat Conference Jammu and Kashmir (HCJK).& More

60 militants infiltrated to Kashmir this year: MHA


Srinagar, Aug 31: The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has expressed concern over “increasing infiltration” and alerted the Jammu and Kashmir government about the “possibility of escalation in militant actions in near future.” A senior official at the Department of Internal Security and Jammu More

  • Briefs

Mian Altaf inaugurates school building

Kangan, Aug 31: The Minister for Forests and Environment, Mian Altaf Ahmad inaugurated Girls High School building at Preng in Kangan constituency completed at a cost of about Rs 50 lakh. The Minister More

  • National

No white flag if Pak ceasefire violations continue: Rajnath


Chandigarh, Aug 31: Asserting that India wants peaceful relations with all countries but it should not be treated as its weakness, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said security forces have been More

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  • Opinion

What Next?

We have no option but to wait and watch



 India and Pakistan relations are once again on rocks. It is not a new phenomenon. Even a cursory look at sixty seven years graph of relations between the two shows only a few crests and rest all More

  • Education

Teaching and Learning Mathematics

MTTS Programs channelize mathematics talent by exposing bright young students to rigorous mathematics



 “Mathematics, rightly viewed, possesses not only truth, but supreme beauty—a beauty cold and austere, like that of sculpture, without appeal to any part of our weaker nature, without the gorgeous More

  • Editorial

Modi’s Moment

Prime Minister Narendra Modi blamed Pakistan for creating the “spectacle” of meeting with Kashmiri separatist leaders that led to the  cancellation of the foreign secretary level talks. However, he More

  • Business

‘An idea, not money, makes you successful’

He has a dream to give Kashmir a school of international standard and a tourist resort with world class facilities. Managing Director, Sachdeva PT College, Hamid Mufti says education had always been his More

  • Sports

Owais' all-round performance powers Strikers to first win

Khyber BIG DCL T20


Srinagar, Aug 31: A solid all-round performance by young J&K all-rounder Owais Shah steered Elegant Strikers Rajouri Kadal to their first win in the 2nd season of the Khyber Big Downtown Champions More

  • GK Social

  • ePaper

  • Kashmir

Banday brothers feud over Hazratbal shrine donation

Not charity, I take Hadiyah: Ghulam Hassan Banday

He has managed fraud Fatwas: Ghulam Mohiudin Banday


Srinagar, Aug 31: The tussle over the distribution of donations at Hazratbal shrine among the Banday brothers has deepened with the elder one, Ghulam Hassan Banday accusing his younger brothers of “playing More

  • Srinagar City

Bad roads to get worse,courtesy poor blacktopping

Coal tar adulterated, R&B sleeps


Srinagar, Aug 31: Blacktopping this year is feared to let the bad roads go worse. Reasons: Use of substandard construction material as comparatively costly coal tar is allegedly being adulterated with More

  • Cricket

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