Tarigami concerned over lack of basic amenities in Kashmir
Srinagar, Dec 14: Concerned over erratic power supply and scarcity of essential commodities in Kashmir, the CPI (M) State Secretary and legislator Muhammad Yousuf Tarigami has asked the government to take immediate measures for improving the power scenario and ensuring availability of daily needs More

Centre to issue advisory to check misuse of IT Act provision


New Delhi, Dec 14:  Agreeing that a section of the IT Act was being misused, the government today said it will soon issue an advisory to states to check the practice as members in Rajya Sabha voiced concern in the backdrop recent arrests over certain postings on social networking sites.  More

India sees 'a little movement' in Pak's 26/11 case
On Board Special Aircraft, Dec 14: India today said presenting of evidence by Pakistani authorities on the Mumbai attacks to a court there was "a little movement as far as the accountability" of the 26/11 strikes was concerned, but felt it still "may not be the best time" for a Prime Ministerial visit More

SC commutes death sentence to life in brutal murder case


New Delhi, Dec 14: The Supreme Court has commuted the death sentence of a convict, who had brutally killed a woman and raped and injured her relative, to life imprisonment on the ground that he was drunk and not in proper state of mind at the time of committing the offence. A bench of justices More

Don't know Capt Kalia died of Pak bullet or weather: Malik


New Delhi, Dec 14: As a debate raged over torture of Kargil martyr Captain Saurabh Kalia by Pakistan army, Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik today said he was not aware whether he "died of a Pak bullet or weather". The Supreme Court earlier today sought a response from the Centre the More

India, Pakistan operationalise new visa agreement


New Delhi, Dec 14: Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde and Pakistan's Interior Minister A Rehman Malik jointly operationalised the new visa agreement between India and Pakistan in here on Friday.However, the visa-on-arrival will come into effect from January 15, 2013 and the group tourist More

  • Kashmir

Ayoub’s life sentence plunges family into endless misery

I Want Him To Perform My Last Rites: Father


Srinagar, Dec 14: The house was calm and when the five-year-old Darfan Ayoub saw the photograph of his father Muhammad Ayoub in a local newspaper, the boy could just utter one word: Papa……? Muhammad More

  • Srinagar City

CRPF removes 3 of its oldest bunkers in city




Srinagar, Dec 14: On a rainy day on Friday, Central Reserve Police Force removed three oldest bunkers from city. These bunkers were removed from Amira Kadal, Batamaloo, and Bagihas areas of Srinagar More

  • Jammu

Withdraw armies, reunite JK: Civil Society tells India, Pak


Jammu, Dec 14: The visiting civil society members from Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK) have urged India and Pakistan to withdraw their armies from both sides of Kashmir in the interest of peace and More

  • Pulwama

Protest against power crisis in Pulwama

Protesters block Srinagar-Jammu highway

Pulwama: Unscheduled power cuts across the district from past nearly one month triggered massive protest on Friday.  Hundreds of people assembled at the Chersoo Awantipora and staged protest against More

  • GKeducation&Careers

‘Allow kids to think critically’


Since 2008, Kashmir Education Initiative (KEI), a volunteer-driven philanthropic organization with a focus on education in Kashmir, has been quietly supporting education of talented and deserving Kashmiri More

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