• TOP STORIES

Supplier of spurious drugs arrested

CB Initiates Probe; Purchase Committee Members Booked

ABHINAV VERMA

Jammu, Apr 21: In a significant move to nail the culprits responsible for supply of spurious drugs to government hospitals in the state, the Crime Branch Sunday registered a case against members of the Purchase Committee of Health and Medical Education Department and a Jammu based pharmaceutical supplier More


‘ATTEMPT TO MURDER’ CASE REGISTERED

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Apr 21: Police have registered a case of “attempt to murder” and has formed a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to investigate the spurious drugs scam. Some arrests in the horrendous scam are expected in coming days, police sources said. On the other hand Crime Branch (CB) of the More


20000 substandard injections supplied to SMHS hospital

ZAHID MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Apr 21: As the official panel blames pharmaceutical distributors for supplying spurious drugs to Kashmir hospitals, another revelation has come to fore that 20000 substandard vials of Pantropril injection containing perilous particulate matter like glass, fiber, dust or cotton were supplied More


'Mainstream parties don’t deserve vote'

Boycott Elections,Ostracize Pro-India Politicians: Geelani

SEMINAR

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, Apr 21: Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Geelani Sunday urged people to boycott forthcoming 2014 polls saying, “Mainstream parties don’t deserve common man’s vote as they belong to a system aimed at crushing people through force and suppression.”  Addressing a seminar More


Rana takes on Soz

‘NC Will Be Major Player After 2014 Polls’

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Apr 21: Accusing state Congress chief Prof Saifuddin Soz of aiming too high by claiming that Congress will emerge as the single largest party in 2014 Assembly polls, senior National Conference (NC) leader Devender Singh Rana Sunday declared that NC will continue to be a major political player More


Omar hoodwinking people on power crisis: Sajad Lone

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Apr 21: Peoples Conference (PC) chairman Sajad Lone on Sunday said successive regimes in the state pushed Kashmir into dark age by entering into one-sided agreements with NHPC. He expressed dismay over Kashmir reeling under darkness ahead of the upcoming tourism season. He alleged that Chief More


No more ‘made-in-Delhi’ Govts for JK: Mufti

‘National Conference Singularly Responsible For Power Mess’

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Apr 21: Opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Sunday said the impression that the governments in the Jammu and Kashmir are actually “made in Delhi” has been a major reason for democracy being “unable to take firm roots” in the state. “Democracy is an idea and a way of life that More





  • Briefs

New irrigation schemes for farmers in offing: Gurezi

Islamabad, Apr 21: Minister of State for Animal & Sheep Husbandry, PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control, Nazir Ahmad Gurezi Sunday said that Government is committed to provide all basic amenities to the More



  • National

Child rape Protests at PHQ,10 Janpath and AIIMS

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Apr 21: Scores of people protesting the rape of a 5-year-old girl descended at police headquarters and Congress chief  Sonia Gandhi's residence on the second consecutive day today raising More




  • Opinion

Kashmir in Iqbal’s Speeches

Kashmir figured in his speeches significantly

PUNCHLINE

Z.G. MUHAMMAD

 Momentous day in the life of a leader, writer or poet is when he sees his ideas translated into reality. Iqbal did not live up to the day when his dream of a separate nation for Muslims of South More



  • GKeducation&career

Battling for survival

Survey depicts Kashmiris are gradually losing their mother tongue

KASHMIRI LANGUAGE

ARIF SHAFI WANI

Mother tongue is considered to be the essence and identity of a nation and its citizens. Irrespective of different places of their birth, religion and cultural moorings, children learn their mother tongue More




  • Letters

Ruining careers

 This refers to the criticism of Prof Muhammad Aslam to the university of Kashmir for revised the Admission policy to PG courses. As a student I support Prof Aslam. The decision taken by the university More



  • Editorial

Redeeming Change

Rarely does an issue of urgent public good get so much attention in Kashmir as has the supply of spurious and sub-standard drugs to Valley hospitals.  The very fact that the issues continues to agitate More



  • Business

Kashmir’s famed copperware losing ground to machines

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, Apr 21: With machines chipping in, the Kashmir’s famed copperware is slowly losing its ground to technology making thousands of artisans jobless.  The manufacture of copperwares in Kashmir More



  • Sports

JK cricketers shine in Delhi

Omar,Adil play it big

Srinagar, Apr 21: After making their name in the cricketing arena of Kashmir, the two Kashmiri cricketers are making waves with their performances in the Delhi District Cricket Association (DDCA) league More



  • Kashmir

Row over 73rd amendment over

After 5 Months, NC Accepts Cong Demand For Reservations

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, Apr 21: After five months of flip-flop over incorporating further provisions into the State Panchayat Raj Act, 1989, the ruling National Conference has accepted the Congress demand for keeping More



  • Srinagar City

Accident-prone BARZULLA BRIDGE continues to haunt people

SUCCESSIVE REGIMES FAIL MUCH NEEDED REALIGNMENT

GK CITY CORRESPONDENT

Srinagar,Apr 21:Designed differently from other bridges to facilitate easy access to the nearby Bones & Joints Hospital –the Barzulla Bridge –is proving exactly the opposite by bringing more of worries More




  • Jammu

4 die,16 injured in accidents

Former CS’s SUV Skids, Cop Wounded

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Jammu, Apr 21: Four persons died and 16 others, including a policeman, were wounded in separate accidents across the state during past 24-hours, police said on Sunday. One person died and fifteen More



  • South Asia

Impartiality of Judge Hearing Musharraf's Case Questioned

REZAUL H LASKAR

Islamabad, Apr 21: Pervez Musharraf's party today questioned the impartiality of the judge who revoked the former military ruler's bail and ordered his arrest, saying he had once served as a counsel for More



  • World

Surviving suspect in Boston bombings 'intubated and sedated'

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Boston, Apr 21: While the motive behind the twin bombings at the Boston Marathon is yet to be known, the lone surviving suspect in the deadly attack was unable to talk yet as he injured his throat in an More




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