Omar reviews mobility plan for Srinagar, Jammu

RITES Presents Draft Proposal

New Delhi, Nov 1: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has reiterated the need for putting in place a comprehensive mobility plan for the twin cities of Jammu and Srinagar to streamline the traffic and make plying of transport hassle free.  “There is urgent need of addressing traffic management in the More

Overseas Employment Corporation turns out to be damp squib

Rs 13 Lakh Spent On Travel, Salary; No Youth Got Job Under ‘Flagship’ Program

MUDDASIR ALI

Srinagar,Nov 1: Despite spending lakhs of rupees on creation of much-hyped Overseas Employment Corporation (OEC) which was supposed to ensure jobs for youth outside the country, the Government has failed to provide employment to even a single person under the flagship program during the past two years More

5 years on,Tabinda Gani murder case hangs in balance

‘Politicians Shielding Accused’

IMRAN MUZAFFAR

Srinagar, Nov 1: The Jammu and Kashmir government has failed to bring the killers of Tabinda Gani Lone—raped and murdered at Langate in frontier district of Kupwara in 2007—to justice even after five years of the perpetration of crime. Interestingly, the state government recently facilitated More

Army launches combing operation in Uri

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Nov 1: Day after of foiling an infiltration bid in Uri sector of Baramulla district in north Kashmir, Army has launched massive combing operation in the areas near Line of Control (LoC) to flush-out the militants if any.  Army Wednesday said they foiled an infiltration bid in Uri More

Treatment for Sickle Cell Disease

Kashmiri Scientist Approaches WIPO For Patent

IMRAN MUZAFFAR

Srinagar, Nov 1: A Kashmiri scientist has applied for a patent in the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) for the development of an effective herbal drug for treatment of sickle cell disease. Hailing from north Kashmir’s Sopore town, Showkat Ahmad Patni has applied for the patent More

Series system ‘unjust’: Students

MANZOOR-UL-HASSAN

Srinagar, Nov 1: The students on Thursday demanded abolition of controversial series system in 10th and 12th class Board Examinations calling it ‘defective and unjustified’.  “Simply, it amounts to measuring students’ talent and potential with discriminatory rods. One student is given the More

Loudspeakers trigger clashes in Redwani

KHALID GUL

Kulgam, Nov 1: At least a dozen people including two children were injured in sectarian clashes in Redwani Ghat village of this South Kashmir district which erupted Wednesday evening over the use of loud speakers. Police has registered a case in this regard and a dozen persons allegedly involved More

Take rational decisions: Jamaat to leaders

ZAHID MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Nov 1:  Jamait Islami Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday asked the leaders to take rational decisions which would help Kashmiris.  “We should weigh our strength’s and weaknesses before going to fight a war with forces of falsehood. We should fight in logical and planned way,” said More

IuM celebrates Golden Jubilee

‘People donning mantle of pro-freedom leaders working for their own interests’

Srinagar, Nov 1: Jammu and Kashmir Ittihad-ul-Muslimeen (IuM), an important constituent of Hurriyat Conference (M), on Thursday organized functions at different places to celebrate its Golden Jubilee.  The largest function was held at Gund Hasi Bhat, Lawaypora, on city outskirts here where More

Geelani castigates Police for arresting TeH district Prez

CALLS FOR SHUTDOWN IN SOPORE TODAY

Srinagar, Nov 1: Chairman of Tehreeki Hurriyat (TeH), Syed Ali Shah Geelani has strongly criticized the government for the arrest of its district president for Baramulla. “They are harassing us unnecessarily. Government is not even allowing us to perform our activities peacefully. Amir Hamza More

Condemns Kantbagh incident
Srinagar: The Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani Thursday condemned the alleged thrashing of people by armed forces at Kantbagh in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district stating that the incident confirmed that here was virtually “Army rule in Kashmir”. According to a statement More

Asiya grieved at Marriam Jameela’s demise

DeM to hold seminar on November 7

Srinagar: Dukhtaran-e-Millat (DeM) chief Asiya Andrabi has expressed profound grief and sorrow over the demise of the internationally famed Islamic scholar and thinker Marriam Jameela, describing it a great loss to whole Muslim world. The late scholar has authored 27 books. She is among others More

Mirwaiz visits Baba Nagri

Condoles Bibi Mariyam’s demise

SHEIKH NAZIR

Ganderbal, Nov 1:  Hurriyat Conference (M) Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Thursday visited the house of veteran Gujjar and religious leader Mian Bashir Ahmad’s house at Baba Nagri Kangan to condole the demise of his wife Bibi Mariyam, 84, who passed away last month.  She is the mother More

  • Kashmir

Omar reviews mobility plan for Srinagar, Jammu

RITES Presents Draft Proposal

New Delhi, Nov 1: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has reiterated the need for putting in place a comprehensive mobility plan for the twin cities of Jammu and Srinagar to streamline the traffic and make plying More



  • Srinagar City

‘Skewed bridge construction is Dracula’s return from the grave’

At a time when the Master Plan for Srinagar has recommended decentralization of the City centre, one wonders about the wisdom of those who are hell bent to continue with the construction of the upcoming More




  • South Asia

Hassle free travel across LoC would pave the way for final settlement of K-issue: PaK PM

NISAR AHMED THOKAR

Islamabad, Nov 1: Stressing the need for an early resolution of Kashmir dispute, Prime Minister of Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK), Chaudhary Abdul Majeed Thursday expressed optimism that hassle free More



  • World

India assumes UNSC presidency

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

United Nations, Nov 1: India, which assumed the rotating Presidency of the UNSC today, hopes to reach out to other nations in garnering support for expansion of the world body's top decision-making arm More



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