‘India wants strong and prosperous Pak’

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Dec 7: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said India would like to see a "strong, stable and prosperous" Pakistan and that he was happy to see democracy flourish over there as he received a Parliamentary delegation from that country.Singh also told the delegation led by Chairman of More

NEET for U-G, P-G courses mandatory for medical colleges falling under MCI
New Delhi, Dec 7: The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to various Under Graduate (UG) and Post Graduate (PG) medical courses is mandatory in respect of medical colleges falling under the ambit of Medical Council of India (MCI) as per amendments made in MCI’s regulations which More

Punishment in appeals to be decided after going into merits: SC

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Dec 7: The Supreme Court has said the higher courts cannot proceed to decide quantum of sentence without going into the merits of the case when there is no challenge to the conviction in the appeal.The apex court said the courts should not merely accept the "concession" of non-challenge More

  • Kashmir

Ire brewing against pesky power cuts

Protests Erupt In Summer Capital; No Improvement Unless Consumers Cooperate: PDD

MUDDASIR ALI/ZAHID MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Dec 7: With power situation worsening in Kashmir, people on Friday took to roads in several parts of the summer capital here to protest against the erratic power supply amid biting cold conditions More



  • Srinagar City

Dal Dwellers Dislocation in Disarray

Rakh-e-Arth lacks basic amenities

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, Dec 7: Notwithstanding the Central government’s liberal funding on conservation of Dal Lake and rehabilitation of Dal dwellers, the state government has been unable to mitigate the sufferings More




  • Jammu

Govt orders promotions, transfers in middle-rung administration

Zubair Posted Spl Secretary Finance, Kumar Is Addl Secretary Planning

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Dec 7: The state government Friday ordered promotions and transfers in the middle-rung administration.  As per the orders issued by the General Administration Department (GAD), Farooq Ahmad More



  • World

Hamas chief Khaled Mashaal arrives in Gaza for first-ever visit

Rafah, Dec 7: Exiled Hamas chief Khaled Mashaal broke into tears on Friday as he arrived in the Gaza Strip for his first-ever visit, a landmark trip reflecting his militant group's growing international More



  • GK Feature

Four Sons of Jana Begum

A mother who lost her four sons and her husband to conflict in the past sixteen years

A MOTHER’S TRAGEDY

MAJID MAQBOOL

Sitting near the window of her modest home in Diver, Lolab, 120kms north of Srinagar, Jana Begum, 51, emptily stares around, heaving long sighs of “haye meray Khuda”, before talking about what she has More



  • Islamabad

Pollution, encroachments mar Jhelum’s beauty at Bijbehara

Islamabad: Failure of the authorities to take measures for conservation of river Jhelum here has pushed it on the verge of extinction.  Considered to be lifeline of Kashmir, the river is marred by More



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