Kashmir channel partners to sue Tata

‘Company left us in lurch after we spent lakhs of rupees’

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, Dec 9: In what may land Tata Docomo in some trouble, its channel partners in Kashmir are mulling to sue the company for winding up its operations in the state without giving any prior information to the franchise owners.  “We have sought advice from some lawyers and within few days More

Traders fined;asked to abide by W&M Act

GK NEWS NETWORK

Pulwama, Dec 9: A team of officials of Legal Metrology Unit Pulwama headed by Assistant Controller, Kewal Krishan inspected different establishments including timber depots, provisional stores of Lassipora and Arihal area of the district. The team slapped fine of Rs 9700 on the traders found More

Farm machinery mela held in Uri

GK NEWS NETWORK

Baramulla, Dec 9: Development of agriculture and welfare of farmers are top priorities of the department, said Director Law Enforcement J&K M S  Katoo while speaking on 27th Farm Machinery Mela at Boniyar, Uri, here today.  He said the introduction of farm mechanization and new agriculture More

Aryans team returns from China

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Dec 9: A team of Aryans Group of Colleges has returned from educational-cum-industrial trip to China.  The team visited a number of educational institutes and manufacturing companies in Guangzhou, Lechong, Guzhen, Foshan in China. The places are popular for industrial areas More

Market to see profit booking this week

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Dec 9: After smart gains of the past two weeks, the stock market is likely to see some profit-booking this week amid investors tracking crucial data on inflation and industrial production, analysts said.  Besides, hopes of interest rate cut by the Reserve Bank will guide investor More

‘Unreasonable’ airfare hikes denounced

Parliamentary panel says future increases should be approved by DGCA, orders probe

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Dec 9: Charging most Indian carriers with "unreasonably" hiking air fares, a parliamentary panel has sought a probe against them and recommended that any increase in ticket prices should be approved by aviation regulator DGCA in the future. Noting that "most of the airlines operating More

Tatas unlikely to do airline business again:Ratan Tata

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Mumbai, Dec 9: Once pioneers in civil aviation, the Tata group are unlikely to get into the sector because of “destructive competition”, its outgoing Chairman Ratan Tata indicated on Sunday. Recalling the group’s proposal for a tie up with Singapore International Airlines (SIA) for a domestic More

Is 'perfect storm' on cards?

Why soothsayers & fundamental analysts predict major market crash in 2013?

Sajjad Bazaz

IT’S a long-established fact that human beings have always shown keen interest to know their future. This keenness to get a glimpse of their future led to the science of fortune telling and this way soothsayers emerged on the scene. Today millions of people - from those about to plunge into matrimony More

  • Kashmir

For 25 years, Bandipora man serves Education Dept at Rs 25/month

75-Year-Old Wani Loses Prized Property To ‘Hollow Promises’

SPOTLIGHT

SUHAIL AJMAL

ChakiArsalan (Bandipora), Dec 9: A 70-year-old man from Chaki Arsalaan Khan area of this north Kashmir district is serving the State Education Department on a monthly salary of Rs 25 for the past two decades More



  • Srinagar City

TRAFFIC SIGNALS CATCH COLD

Now poor power supply fuels mess on City roads, admin gropes for solutions

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, Dec 9: The onset of harsh Himalayan winter has started to hit summer Capital life on yet another front. This time the allegedly poor power supply has badly hit even the traffic signal functioning More




  • Jammu

NC needs others to steer its ship: Mufti Sayeed

‘Despite Using Govt Machinery To Its Best Misuse, PDP Did Well’

ARVIND SHARMA

Jammu, Dec 9: In an obvious bid to undermine the victory of the National Conference in the recently held Legislative Council elections, former Chief Minister and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) patron More



  • South Asia

US drone strike in Pak kills senior al-Qaeda leader,3 others

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Islamabad, Dec 9: A senior al-Qaeda leader and three others were killed today in a US drone strike in Pakistan's restive North Waziristan tribal region, the second time a top terrorist has died in an attack More



  • World

Arab states agree to aid for Palestinians

Qatar, Dec 9: Arab League foreign ministers agreed during a meeting on Sunday to send hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to the Palestinian Authority to make up for punitive measures imposed by the More



  • GK Features

Being Syeda Begum

After losing her four sons to conflict, an old widow in downtown lives in poverty with an adopted child

A MOTHERS TRAGEDY--II

MAJID MAQBOOL

 In a narrow lane in downtown Baghi sundar, Maidanpora, Darish Kadal( Safa Kadal), Syeda Begum, 66, is anxiously waiting for her 8-year-old adopted son to come home safe after school. The sight of More



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