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PRC issue puts Govt in tight spot

West Pakistan Refugees Are Not JK Residents: Sagar

ARVIND SHARMA

Jammu, Jan 7: The issue of granting Permanent Resident Certificates (PRC) to West Pakistan refugees is set to snowball into a major political controversy besides bringing coalition partners Congress and National Conference (NC) head-on, as the government Monday made it clear that it has no plans to More


Mainstream, separatists up in arms

Move To Undermine State’s Special Status: Legal Experts

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Jan 7: A claim made by Revenue Minister Raman Bhalla that Jammu and Kashmir Government will go for constitutional amendment in the upcoming legislature session to grant Permanent Resident Certificates (PRCs) to West Pakistan refugees has created ripples in the state’s political circles, More


Hunt begins for new CS

Madhav Lal To Demit Office By March 31; Khanday, Goswami, Jain Frontrunners

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, Jan 7: Hectic lobbying has begun for the coveted post of Jammu and Kashmir’s Chief Secretary with the incumbent Madhav Lal likely to get new posting in Union Health or Home Ministry by March 31 this year.Three senior-most Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers – Iqbal Khanday, More


Separatists lack sincerity: Omar

‘Will Continue To Press For AFSPA Revocation’

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Jammu, Jan 7: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has accused separatist leadership in Jammu and Kashmir of being non-serious and lacking sincerity on finding a solution to Kashmir issue.Taking a dig at the separatists leaders, Omar said, “One finds it amazing that they are willing to travel to Pakistan More


Veteran journalist Shamji Koul passes away

Death Widely Condoled

ANIL ANAND

New Delhi, Jan 7: Veteran journalist Sham Koul passed away here on Monday. He was 82. His end came at his daughter’s house where he had been staying after coming from Jammu. Popularly known as Shamji among his friends and admirers, he is survived by his wife, two sons and a daughter who is also a More


30 court arrest at Batamaloo

JKLF’s Jail Bharo Program

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 7: Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) on Monday organised second phase of its Jail Bharo Program at Batamaloo here where 30 people courted arrest in protest against recent life sentences to Kashmiri youth.“Led by Front vice-chairman Advocate Bashir Ahmad Bhat, those who courted More


EMPLOYEES STRIKE BEGINS TODAY

JCC Threatens To Topple Government

ZAHID MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Jan 7: The Joint Consultative Committee (JCC) of government employees is set to begin its three-day strike from Tuesday, warning the state government to take a decision on their pending demands or “face indefinite agitation” that can “topple the government.”“As part of the strike program More


Mirwaiz, Bilal visit victim at Apollo

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 7: Chairman Hurriyat Conference (M), Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, along with Executive Member of the amalgam, Bilal Gani Lone, Monday visited the Srinagar acid attack victim at Apollo Hospital in New Delhi.“We were shocked to see her condition. Though the doctors are trying hard, but she More





  • Briefs

Darakhshan visits Hayatpora

Hayatpora (Budgam) Jan 7: Socialistic Democratic Party President Dr Darakhshan Andrabi on Monday conducted a door-to-door tour of this central Kashmir area and apprised herself of the problems of the people More



  • National

Undergrad programmes in IITs to be costlier

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Jan 7: The IITs today approved a hike in tuition fee for undergraduate students from Rs 50,000 to Rs 90,000 per year with effect from this year. HRD Minister M M Pallam Raju said the Group More




  • Opinion

The daughter of Kashmir

She is in pain, what are we all doing?

Impressions

BINOO JOSHI

 Rukya is Kashmir’s daughter.  She is  a victim  of acid attack  by some frenzied youth, who thought that throwing acid on an innocent woman would make him hero. He might have More



  • GK Magazine

Partav –Reviving Kashmiri Cinema

‘Only a life lived for others is worth living’

MILESTONE

ARIF SHAFI WANI

Childhood memories leave an indelible mark on one’s mind. And for some these memories become a guiding force in life. As a boy, Dilnawaz Muntazir of Kaichrazgir in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district was More




  • Letters

Moral degradation

This refers to acid attack on a teacher by a youth. Why is it happening. I think moral degradation is the main cause.Lateef Waza lateefwaza@yahoo.in More



  • Editorial

Apply Restraint

During past couple of years, there has been considerable improvement in Indo-Pak relations. With increasing people-to-people contact, flexibility in visa regulations, exchange of delegations, and enhanced More



  • Business

Adverse feedback can cost dealership to gas dealers

Oilcos to introduce rating system

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, Jan 7: In what could act as a deterrent for erring gas agencies, the union petroleum ministry has decided to come up with rating system for dealers. According to officials, the ratings will More



  • Sports

‘Sports Council indifferent towards Carrom players’

Srinagar, Jan 7: The Valley based Carrom players have accused J&K State Sports Council of being indifferent towards the Carrom players of the Valley. In a complaint filed against JKSSC, Sports More



  • Kashmir

PDD to outsource power distribution in JK

Move Aimed To ‘Arrest T&D Losses, Curb Power Theft’

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, Jan 7: After failing to bring down Transmission and Distribution (T&D) losses in the State, the Power Development Department has decided to outsource distribution of electricity across Jammu More



  • Srinagar City

Drainage system breaks down at Bonpora Batamaloo

Inhabitants suffer, authorities in slumber

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, Jan 7: Inhabitants of Bonpora Batamaloo here are facing immense inconvenience due to defunct drainage system and dilapidated roads.    The aggrieved inhabitants said the lanes More




  • Jammu

More deaths due to road mishaps than militancy in JK: DGP

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Jammu, Jan 7: Jammu and Kashmir has witnessed more deaths in traffic accidents than due to militancy in the last one decade, state Director General of Police (DGP) Ashok Prasad said Monday. “Traffic More



  • South Asia

Pak lodges protest with Indian HC

LOC FIRING

REZAUL H LASKAR\PTI

Islamabad, Jan 7: Pakistan today lodged a protest over what it described as an "unprovoked Indian attack" on one of its military posts along the Line of Control, a claim which the Indian Army has rejected More



  • World

China asks India-Pak to talk

AGENCIES

Beijing, Jan 7: China on Monday said it hopes India and Pakistan will hold talks and solve their differences in a calm and proper manner following a firing incident in Kashmir. As a neighbour and More



  • Baramulla

Baramulla demands traffic signals, dividers

‘OPEN COURT ROAD FOR VEHICULAR MOVEMENT’

Baramulla, Jan 7: Residents of this north Kashmir town have urged the authorities to install traffic signals and road dividers to curb the frequent traffic jams in the area. "The need of the hour More




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