Chinese Army enters Ladakh

Have come eight kilometers inside: DC


Srinagar, Apr 20: The Government Saturday  admitted that Chinese Army had erected three tents in Indian territory in Daulat Baig sector of Leh in Ladakh region and reinforcements have been rushed to the spot. The Indian Army maintains helipads and a gravel air strip in the Daulat Baig More

India, China in touch to resolve issue


New Delhi, Apr 20: India and China are in touch to resolve the situation arising out of deep incursion by Chinese troops who entered the Indian territory in Daulat Beg Oldi (DBO) sector in eastern Ladakh and erected a tented post. According to government sources, the issue was raised by India More

Mirwaiz interacts with human rights activists

‘Kashmiris have lost faith in state institutions’

Srinagar, Apr 20: The chairman of Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Saturday said the people of Jammu Kashmir had lost faith in state institutions to defend the human rights in Kashmir. “Hundreds of probe committees and commissions instituted to investigate human rights abuses have More

‘Set up UN Monitoring Group in Kashmir’


Srinagar, Apr 20: Calling on international community to help resolve the ongoing conflict, around a dozen human rights bodies across India Saturday moved a resolution for permanent settlement of a United Nations Monitoring Group in Kashmir to examine human rights violations. At a one-day More

GoI provoking Kashmiri youth: Nawlakha
Srinagar, April 20: Holding the Government of India responsible for ‘provoking’ youth in Kashmir, noted human rights activist Gautam Nawlakha today said that though the people of Valley have shunned path of violence ‘their voices still go unheard’. “People of Kashmir were asked to adopt path More

Er Rasheed questions Omar’s silence


Srinagar, Apr 20: Independent MLA Er Rasheed on Saturday lashed out at the Chief Minister Omar Abdullah for what he said, “maintaining silence” over the spurious drugs scandal. Addressing a news conference here Rasheed demanded a judicial probe in the scam and threatened to cordon the residence of More

Rumour mongering in Kashmir a traditional trait: Soz

Denies Mufti, Azad, had met Sonia


Srinagar, Apr 20:  Stating that rumour mongering in Kashmir was a traditional trait, State Congress chief Prof Saifudin Soz Saturday said many writers and historians have freed the people of Kashmir form all charges but not of spreading rumours. In a statement here, Soz said when a senior More

Lashkar wiped out from south Kashmir, claims GOC


Islamabad (Anantnag), Apr 20: General Officer Commanding (GOC), Victor Force, Major General R R Nimbhorkar on Saturday said that militant outfit  Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) has been wiped out from south Kashmir.  Addressing a news conference here the GOC said: “The LeT has received a major More

2 Hizb militants held: Police
Islamabad (Anantnag), Apr 20: Police on Saturday said that it arrested two Hizbul Mujahideen militants, who were trying to revive militancy, in south Kashmir.    Addressing a news conference here Superintendent of Police (SP, Operations), Zahid Malik said: “Police team lead by Deputy More

Punish guilty: NC to Govt


Srinagar, Apr 20: The National Conference today appealed to the government not to spare anybody found involved in supplying spurious drugs and demanded stringent action against violators. “No one has the right to play with the lives of the people. These people (culprits) need to be punished More

Div Com reviews Amarnath Yatra arrangements

Asks for coordination among concerned departments

Srinagar, Apr 20: Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Shalindra Kumar on Saturday reviewed  arrangements for smooth conduct of Amarnath Yatra commencing from June 28. Chairing a meeting of concerned deputy commissioners and officers, the Divisional Commissioner discussed various aspects for More

PM serious about resolving K-issue: Hakim Yasin
Srinagar, Apr 20: The chairman of Peoples’ Democratic Front (PDF) and MLA Khan Sahab constituency Hakim Muhammad Yasin on Saturday said the Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh was serious about the final settlement of Kashmir issue. “As far as my meeting with the Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh More

Erratic broadband services irk subscribers
Srinagar, Apr 20: The subscribers of BSNL broadband of BSNL have complained of persistent erratic internet services for past over a month. While BSNL broadband subscribers in almost all areas of Srinagar city have been complaining of unreliable internet services, the subscribers connected through More

  • Kashmir

Chinese Army enters Ladakh

Have come eight kilometers inside: DC


Srinagar, Apr 20: The Government Saturday  admitted that Chinese Army had erected three tents in Indian territory in Daulat Baig sector of Leh in Ladakh region and reinforcements have been rushed More

  • Srinagar City

10,000 auto-rickshaws but no stands to operate from


Srinagar, Apr 20: Notwithstanding the government claims that due attention was being paid to streamline traffic flow in Srinagar, over 10,000 auto-rickshaws plying in the City have no stands to operate More

  • Jammu

KAS officers call on CM


Jammu, Apr 20: A delegation of KAS Officers Association called on the Chief Minister Omar Abdullah in his Office Chambers at Civil Secretariat here on Saturday, a spokesman of the Association said.   More

  • South Asia

Musharraf sent to 14 days in judicial custody


Islamabad, Apr 20: Facing the threat of prosecution on treason charges, former Pakistani military ruler Pervez Musharraf today appeared before an anti-terrorism court here which sent him to 14-day judicial More

  • World

7.0 magnitude quake hits China, 156 killed


Beijing, Apr 20: At least 156 people were killed and more than 5,500 injured when a devastating 7.0-magnitude earthquake rocked southwest China's Sichuan province today, flattening more than 10,000 homes 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



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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