‘If you kill A, you cannot brand him as B’

High Court Reserves Judgment After Hearing Final Arguments

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Nov 7: The J&K High Court Wednesday reserved judgment on a petition seeking directions for reinvestigation into Janglat Mandi “fake” encounter case allegedly involving Army Chief Bikram Singh. A bench of Justice Hasnain Massodi reserved the judgment after hearing the arguments More

PDD predicts darker winter for Valley

Department Blames People For ‘Wasting’ Power; ‘Can’t Avoid Unscheduled Cuts’

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, Nov 7: Power Development Department (PDD) on Wednesday predicted dark winter ahead for Valleyites as the department blames people for wasting 200 MWs of power every day. According to PDD authorities, Kashmir has consumed 10 percent extra electricity this year and “there will be More

Mantri flays ‘criticism’ of health sector

Sham Lal Ko Gussa Kyun Ata Hai!

MANZOOR-UL-HASSAN

Srinagar, Nov 7: Minister for Health Sham Lal Sharma took a section of media and civil society head-on for criticizing the award conferred on the health sector Jammu and Kashmir, saying “the sector has been misrepresented for some years but things are improving every passing day.”  “Our state More

20 shops bulldozed in Leh in a jiffy

Affected Kashmiri shopkeepers protest; DC confirms action

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, Nov 7: At least 20 shops belonging to Kashmiris were raised to ground in Leh region of Ladakh on Wednesday to “pave way for road-widening,” triggering protests. The shops were demolished at the Leh vegetable and fruit market for road widening under a “modernization program” approved by the More

Bedi Commission concludes final hearing

To submit report to JK Government

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Nov 7: The Bedi Commission probing the death of National Conference worker Haji Syed Muhammad Yousuf Wednesday heard the final arguments by the counsels of the parties. The Commission would submit its report to the J&K Government. The Counsel for the family of deceased Mushtaq More

‘Tough’ Physics paper triggers protest

AAQIB ASHRAF

Srinagar, Nov 7: Outraged at what they called “tough Physics paper” students of class 12th on Wednesday took to the streets here and staged protests against Jammu and Kashmir State Board of School Education (JKBOSE).         Soon after examination ended More

‘Awareness must to reduce cancer deaths, stigma’

National Cancer Awareness Day

MANZOOR-UL-HASSAN

Srinagar, Nov 7: Public awareness is vital in preventing and reducing cancer deaths in Kashmir as it helps in the early detection of the disease, experts said on Wednesday. Addressing a function to mark the National Cancer Awareness Day at the SK Institute Medical Sciences here, the Institute More

  • Kashmir

‘If you kill A, you cannot brand him as B’

High Court Reserves Judgment After Hearing Final Arguments

JANGLAT MANDI ENCOUNTER CASE

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Nov 7: The J&K High Court Wednesday reserved judgment on a petition seeking directions for reinvestigation into Janglat Mandi “fake” encounter case allegedly involving Army Chief Bikram Singh More



  • Srinagar City

Tippers mow down Traffic police claims

GK CITY REPORTER

Srinagar, Nov 7: Despite severe public outcry, and violation of High Court orders, the tippers not only continue to ply during daytime in the City but are yet to bear proper number plates, particularly More




  • Jammu

Diabetes, central obesity on rise among JK youth: Experts

RANJANA CHARAK

Jammu, Nov 7: The prevalence of diabetes mellitus type-2 is on rise among the younger generation and teens in Jammu and Kashmir while 65 percent of men and women have problem of central obesity (bulged More



  • South Asia

‘Remain vigilant while issuing statements on Kashmir’

NISAR AHMED THOKAR

Islamabad, Nov 7: The chairman of Pakistan’s parliamentary committee on Kashmir Moulana Fazl-ur-Rehman has cautioned the political leaders and other state institutions to remain vigilant while issuing More



  • World

Obama re-elected US president

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Washington, Nov 7: Barack Obama Wednesday clinched a resounding victory over Republican challenger Mitt Romney to earn a second term as US President braving economic woes and straightaway promised bi-partisan More



  • Kupwara

6 yrs on, Balhama water filtration plant yet to be commissioned

Kupwara: Despite passing of nearly six years after a water filtration plant was constructed at Balhama here the Public Health Engineering (PHE) department has failed to make it functional.  The inordinate More



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