Over to the year of austerity

J&K’s annual Plan money this year is down. Inevitably, development spending will be hit. What about administrative overhead costs?

Arjimand Hussain Talib

It is a difficult situation for J&K state this year. The state did not get the requisitioned Rs 8000 crore from the centre for this financial year, and instead got Rs 7300 crore. It would immediately mean three things: one that the government will have to adjust its budget for this year. Two: More

Economics and Politics in J&K

Can J&K’s disunited politics allow an integrated economics?

B R Singh

The agglomerative state of Jammu and Kashmir was born out of expediency. It never surmounted the challenge posed by the extraordinary circumstances of its birth to become an organic whole, and remains to this day a contrived thing that either cannot integrate or will not. Ladakh, Hunza, Gilgit, Jammu More

  • Kashmir

Relatives set ablaze B’pora girl, dies after 5-days

Police Arrest 3 Accused

MIR TARIQ

Pazalpora (Bandipora), July 13: Pall of gloom descended over Pazalpora village in this north Kashmir district on Saturday following a death of 20 year old girl who was set ablaze allegedly by her uncle More



  • Srinagar City

TRAIN TO BANIHAL PUTS SRINAGAR-BOUND COMMUTERS IN LURCH

Office-goers, students find revised timings inconvenient

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, July 13: The revision of train timings past extension of the service to Banihal last month, has put scores of Srinagar-bound commuters particularly the office-goers and students to inconvenience More




  • Jammu

2.18 lakh devotees pay obeisance at Amarnath cave

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Jammu, July 13: Over 2.18 lakh pilgrims have paid obeisance at the cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas even as a batch of 1,280 devotees left for their onward journey from here today.Over More



  • South Asia

NRKs remember July 13 martyrs

‘Kashmir can re-ignite Indo-Pak conflict’

NISAR AHMED THOKAR

Islamabad, July 13: Stressing the need for a peaceful resolution of Kashmir dispute, speakers at a seminar hosted by APHC-M PaK chapter on Saturday observed that the decades’ long old unresolved dispute More



  • World

Not afraid of terror threats, Malala tells UN

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

United Nations, July 13: Pakistani teen activist Malala Yousafzai told the UN that she would not be silenced by terrorist threats, as she gave her first public speech since being shot in the head by the More



  • GKeducation&career

Kashmir University or 10-Janpath?

The University of Kashmir is posing a new challenge to regional parties in J&K,particularly National Conference

MATTER OF CONCERN

ABID BASHIR

Had National Conference founder Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah been alive, he would not allow so many things to happen that his progeny is otherwise permitting. There is a reason to it: who would like to see More



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