• TOP STORIES

Vacate Tatoo Ground or pay for Shariefabad land: Govt tells Army

JK Claims Preliminary Rent Arrears Of ` 65 Crore From Defense Ministry

SHABIR IBN YOUSUF

Srinagar, Apr 14: Battling to decongest the asphyxiated Srinagar city, the state government has asked the Army that if it doesn’t vacate the Tatoo Ground in Batamaloo area immediately, it shall have to pay rent for around 2000 kanals of land in its possession at Shariefabad and Hanjik in district More


Presidential decree,Defense Ministry directives gather dust

SHABIR IBN YOUSUF

Srinagar, Apr 14: While a state government panel has confirmed that the Army is in possession of more than 212 acres of land in Shariefabad, Damodar Karewa and Hanjik areas of district Budgam in lieu of 139 acres of Tatoo Ground land, the troops seem to be in no mood to honor the decision of the President More


GOVT MULLS OPERATION OF NIGHT FLIGHTS IN JK

Issue Discussed With Team Of Union Secretaries

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Jammu, Apr 14: In a bid to give boost to tourism in Jammu and Kashmir, the government is contemplating having night flights in New Delhi-Jammu-Srinagar sector. The proposal for night flights in New Delhi-Jammu-Srinagar sector was discussed at a high-level meeting held here yesterday between More


Geelani slams JK Govt over spurious drugs

Newborn Babies Being Killed At GB Pant Hospital By Administering Them Counterfeit Medicines

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Apr 14: Breaking his silence over the supply of spurious drugs to the valley hospitals, chairman of the Hurriyat Conference (G), Syed Ali Geelani Sunday said the fresh development was “nothing but natural consequence” of oppression that Kashmir is facing since 1947.  Geelani said More


Farooq revives autonomy demand

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Srinagar, Apr 14: A year ahead of the assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir, ruling National Conference (NC) seems to have hit the poll mode button, saying restoration of internal autonomy was the only solution to the political problems of the state. “Jammu and Kashmir is primarily a political More


Cong will form next Government in JK: Soz

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, Apr 14: State Congress chief Prof Saifuddin Soz Sunday reiterated that the Congress would form the next government in the state. He also said that it is time for starting dialogue at the internal and external levels for “well-being of the people of Kashmir.” Talking to reporters on the More





  • Briefs

Dr Faktoo deprived of medicare: LeT

Srinagar, Apr 14: Militant outfit Lashkar- e-Toiba has expressed concern over the ‘non availability’ of  medicare to incarcerated separatist leader  Dr Muhammad Qasim Faktoo, lodged in Central More



  • National

Security stepped up after SC rejects Bhullar's plea

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Chandigarh, Apr 14: Security was today stepped up across the Punjab in the wake of uneasy calm among the radicals after the apex court had rejected the petition of Khalistani terrorist Devinderpal Singh More




  • Opinion

Tell Your Story

Each story matters, each narrative counts

PUNCHLINE

Z. G. MUHAMMAD

Sometimes, I feel downcast not for the fast changing political discourses. Not for the pipers and drummers of the ‘peoples narratives’ subtly joining the ‘dominant discourse’ and singing songs in symphony More




  • Letters

CM says

This refers to CM's statement during his recent  Visit to Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University for laying down the foundation stones at various departments. During the students interaction with Omar More



  • Editorial

Fake Drugs

THE spurious drug scam in Kashmir hospitals is getting murkier by the day. Now it turns out that the   Jammu-based distributor Life Line Pharmaco which supplied the spurious anti-biotic Maximizin More



  • Business

96 pc works executed without technical sanction: Report

ARVIND SHARMA

Jammu, Apr 14: In grave violation of guidelines, 96 per cent of the works under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) have been executed in Jammu and Kashmir without obtaining More



  • Sports

Sarmad is JKRA President

Srinagar, Apr 14: District Development Commissioner, Kupwara, Sarmad Hafeez has been elected as the President of the J&K Rugby Association (JKRA). The elections were held at Tourist Reception Centre More



  • Kashmir

Spurious drugs supplied everywhere: Director Health

Consumers Want Life, Get Death In Return, Says Justice (retd) Kirmani

ZAHID MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Apr 14: Virtually defending the recent expose of spurious drugs supplied to hospitals across Kashmir, Director Health Kashmir, Saleem-ul-Rehman on Sunday said spurious drugs are supplied everywhere More



  • Srinagar City

SANGARMAAL SPRING FESTIVAL -2013 COMMENCES

Kumar,Wani,Shah stress for business bloom

MUKIT AKMALI

Srinagar, Apr 14:  As the springtime bloom is attracting more and more tourists to Kashmir –Sangarmaal City Centre on Sunday turned into an added attraction for the visitors –with the commencement More




  • Jammu

Govt spends Rs 2 crore on foreign tours of Mantris, Babus in 3 yrs

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Apr 14: Cash starved Jammu and Kashmir government has spend nearly Rs 1.90 crore on the foreign tours of ministers and bureaucrats over the past three years. As per the official figures around More



  • South Asia

Kashmiri Jihadi forces working from within Pak, says Tehreek-e-Insaaf document

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Islamabad, Apr 14: Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan's party has acknowledged "Kashmiri Jihadi forces" active in Pakistan as one of key factors driving "terror and lawlessness" within the country More



  • World

'Indian soldiers in South Sudan fought bravely'

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New York, Apr 14: Despite being outnumbered, Indian peacekeepers fought with valour and prevented more casualties in the recent attack against a UN peacekeeping convoy that killed five Indian soldiers More



  • GKeducation&career

Working on a salary of Rs. 25 per month

In Bandipora sweepers employed in government middle schools and school caretakers are paid a monthly ‘salary’ of 25 rupees for their work

EXPLOITATION

MAJID MAQBOOL

In 1988, when Muhammad Subhan Wani was employed as a sweeper on a monthly salary of Rs 25 in middle school, Chak Arsulla Khan, Bandipora, he had hoped for a respectable salary in the years ahead. For allowing More




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