Nawab Bazaar youth found dead in Mumbai

Protests, Clashes Erupt In Old City; Separatists, Mainstream Seek Probe


Srinagar, July 14: Death of Kashmiri youth in Mumbai sparked off protests and clashes in old Srinagar leaving half a dozen persons injured on Sunday. Parvez Ahmad Teli, a resident of Kalamdanpora, Nawab Bazaar, according to family sources had left home for Goa via Mumbai on July 2. Till July More

Ganderbal boy dies in Rajasthan

Srinagar, July 14: Abid Ahmad Ganaie (21), who was studying at Darul Uloom Faizani Madina in Gujarat’s Ahmedabad, was found dead in Udaipur area of Rajasthan Sunday morning.Sources said Abid, a resident of Larsun village of Ganderbal district, had left the seminary around fifteen days back. Sources More


Objective Of The Attacks Was To Strengthen Counter-Terror Legislations: IPS Officer


New, Delhi, July 14: In what is certain to escalate the already vicious fight between the CBI and the IB over the Ishrat Jahan “fake encounter case”, a former home ministry officer has alleged that a member of the CBI-SIT team had accused incumbent governments of "orchestrating" the terror attack More

JNU Students Seek Probe

Amid the startling “claim” that incumbent governments “orchestrated” the attack on Parliament and the 26/11 carnage in Mumbai, the Campus Front of India (JNU chapter) Sunday demanded inquiry into the all bomb blast cases that took place across the country.  Addressing a protest rally More

Eight years on, reconstruction of Pahalgam Club nowhere in sight

JKTDC Was To Reconstruct Gutted Club Building By 2009 At A Cost Of Rs 12.59 Cr


Pahalgam, July 14: Tall claims of J&K Tourism Development Corporation on improving the tourist infrastructure in the state notwithstanding, it has failed to complete the work on Pahalgam Club even eight years after it was gutted in a devastating fire incident. The club was completely More

Chinese choppers violate Indian airspace

Helicopters Fly Back After Carrying Out Reconnaissance In Chumar Area


Leh, July 14: Two Chinese Army helicopters violated Indian airspace on July 11 in the Chumar sector in Ladakh, days after their soldiers intruded and took away an Indian surveillance camera. The PLA choppers violated Indian airspace in the Chumar sector on July 11 around 0800 hours and returned More

3 Chinese nationals arrested on border

Leh, July 14: As security agencies probe the motive behind the infiltration of three Chinese Muslims through Sino-India border, the trio is singing a different tune. If the responses of the three persons to the interrogators are to be believed, it was the charm of Bollywood superstars Shahrukh More

AFSPA temporary, it has to go: Cong

Prof Soz Parries Queries On Pre-Poll Alliance


Jammu, July 14: Congress Sunday insisted that Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) was temporary and maintained that it can be revoked only after proper consultations. “AFSPA is a temporary law, it has to go. But, it will go by way of consultation. If the process is complete I will welcome More

  • Briefs

Man held on rape charges

Srinagar July 14: Police on Sunday said that it arrested a man on the rape charges in frontier district of Kupwara.  “The 16-year old victim lodged a complaint with Police Post Bazaar Kupwara alleging More

  • National

Ownership of minerals vests with land owners: SC

‘There is nothing in the law which gives the state rights over sub-soil’


New Delhi, July 14: Ownership of minerals should be vested with the owner of the land and not with the government, the Supreme Court has said.A three-judge bench headed by Justice R M Lodha said that there More

  • Opinion

Scarlet Tears

Tahir Muzter's lament on a blood soaked Kashmir will be remembered for long



Tahir Muzter is no more. He had a promise to keep. And he kept it. Hundred days after his death his second poetic collection Lahoo Lahoo Kashmir was released. In his journalistic career, he might have More

  • GKeducation&career

Cracking Competitive Exams

Here’re some tips to crack competitive exams



Today's world is a world of competition. A student needs to prepare in advance and move on with a solid strategy and strong perseverance. Gone are the days when percentage mattered and was the only criteria More

  • Letters

Iconic figure

With the passing of Professor Maznoor Fazili, Bandipora has lost an iconic figure. Some ten years ago, I met Prof. Manzoor Fazili for the first time when he was sitting in his room, books around, busy More

  • Editorial

Curbs on Martyrs Day

A familiar scenario unfolded in Kashmir on Martyrs Day. Valley observed a complete shutdown and the government imposed restrictions to prevent the possible separatist-led protests and the visits of the More

  • Business

Govt working hard to resume supply


Jammu, July 14:  Fearing public backlash and considering the sensitivity of the matter, Jammu and Kashmir government is working hard to ensure resumption of supply of sugar through Public Distribution More

  • Sports

Kanwal Tigers start campaign in classic style

Outplays Khazir Royals by 65 runs

92.7 Big FM- J&K Corporate Premier League

Srinagar, July 14: The pre-tournament favourite Kanwal Tigers started their campaign of 92.7 Big FM-J&K Corporate Premier League in style, outplaying Khazir Royals in a one-sided encounter played at More

  • Kashmir

2 die, 4 injured in road accidents

Srinagar, July 14: Two persons died and four others sustained injuries in different road accidents across Kashmir during past 24 hours, police said on Sunday.  A  Police spokesman said: “A tipper More

  • Srinagar City

Beggars ‘invade’ public places, admin sleeps


Srinagar, July 14: Notwithstanding the ban on begging at public places, scores of beggars, mostly non-locals have taken over the busy spots in the City pestering people. And in this ongoing holy month More

  • Jammu

PDP will ally with secular forces: Mehbooba


Jammu, July 14: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), President Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday said that her party would consider alliance with secular forces ‘if required’ after 2014 elections “for the betterment More

  • South Asia

Pakistan Army's first batch of women paratroopers graduate


Islamabad, July 14: The Pakistan Army's first group of women paratroopers completed its training today, with the military hailing it as a "landmark achievement" for a force dominated by males.24 women More

  • World

New face mask can check coronavirus

Riyadh, July 14: A Swiss company has introduced a new face mask to combat the risk of infection in mass gatherings amid growing anxiety about the status of the new coronavirus during the forthcoming Hajj More

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