Top US commander in Afghanistan under investigation

LALIT K JHA\PTI

Washington, Nov 13:  America's top commander in Afghanistan is being probed for his alleged "inappropriate communication" with a woman linked to former CIA director David Petraeus, who resigned abruptly last week over an extramarital affair. US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta, in a statement More

China blasts 'hypocrisy' of Dalai Lama
Beijing, Nov 13: China has criticized the Dalai Lama's "separatist activities" in Japan and alleged collusion with Japanese right-wing forces in a new attack on the Tibetan spiritual leader. "Dalai's poor performance again revealed his reactionary nature of betraying his motherland and splitting More

Palestinians begin work to open Arafat grave

AGENCIES

Ramallah, Palestine, Nov 13: The Palestinians on Tuesday began work to open the grave of iconic leader Yasser Arafat ahead of an exhumation of his body for a murder probe, a source close to his family told AFP. “Today they started removing concrete and stones from Arafat’s mausoleum and the More

Saudi Arabia to launch 2 satellites
Cairo, Nov 13: Saudi Arabia is set to launch two indigenous satellites with a precision navigation system within the next few years, Prince Turki Bin Saud Bin Muhammad has said. According to Prince Turki, who is vice president for research institutes at King Abdul Aziz city for Science and Technology More

Oxford chooses ‘omnishambles’ as word of year
London, Nov 13: Britain's media are in a meltdown and its government is gaffe-prone, so Oxford Dictionaries has chosen an apt Word of the Year: "omnishambles." Oxford University Press on Tuesday crowned the word - defined as "a situation that has been comprehensively mismanaged, characterized More

  • Kashmir

Govt ‘ignores’ qualified administrators for JK hospitals

MANZOOR-UL-HASSAN

Srinagar, Nov 13: The recent selection of administrators for hospitals in Jammu and Kashmir has drawn flak in the wake of “flawed recruitment rules” of the Health and Medical Education Department.   More



  • Srinagar City

Srinagar development frustrates PDP: NC

Muftis creating urban-rural divide among people: Tanvir Sadiq

Reaction

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Nov 13:  Ruling National Conference Tuesday accused the Peoples Democratic Party of creating rural-urban divide in Kashmir adding that the PDP’s recent statement against NC was “bunch of lies More




  • South Asia

India can learn from Pak's poverty alleviation scheme: Nitish Kumar

REZAUL H LASKAR

Islamabad, Nov 13: Poverty is a cross-border phenomenon and India could learn from the experiences of the Benazir Income Support Programme, the Pakistan government's flagship poverty alleviation scheme More



  • World

Top US commander in Afghanistan under investigation

LALIT K JHA\PTI

Washington, Nov 13:  America's top commander in Afghanistan is being probed for his alleged "inappropriate communication" with a woman linked to former CIA director David Petraeus, who resigned abruptly More



  • Tral

TRAL REELS UNDER DARKNESS

CONCERN

Tral: People of many villages here have accused the Power Development Department (PDD) of using dilly dallying tactics to restore power supply.  Inhabitants of Wandakhpora Awantipora, Malik Mohalla More



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