• TOP STORIES

Now,robotic soldiers to replace humans in warfare

India Working To Boost Unmanned Fighting Capabilities

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi,June 9:With futuristic warfare in mind, India is working to develop robotic soldiers as part of efforts to boost unmanned fighting capabilities, joining a select group of countries in this endeavour. Under the project being undertaken by DRDO, robots would be developed with very More


NC leader says New Delhi ‘disrupting’ Kashmir tourism

Stakeholders Join Chorus, Smell Rat In Air Fare Hike

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, June 9: A senior leader from ruling National Conference Sunday accused New Delhi of disrupting the ongoing tourism season in Kashmir and damaging the Centre-State relations by “giving a free hand” to various airlines who have gone for an “unbridled air fare hike for Delhi-Srinagar journey More


UN-supported Conclave likely in Srinagar

Organizers Approach JK Govt With Proposal

SPOTLIGHT

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar,June 9: In a significant development, the organizers of United Nations Information Centre-supported ‘Young Change Makers Conclave’ have proposed to hold the event in Srinagar in October this year. This could provide a unique opportunity to youngsters of Kashmir to interact with known faces More


PM’s air travel expenditure: Rs 642 crore

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, June 9: A sum of over Rs 642 crore has been incurred on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's air travels abroad in the last nine years. This information has been made public by the PMO as part of obligations under the mandatory proactive disclosure clause of the Right to Information More


Will decide soon on dialogue with Delhi: Bilal Lone

Srinagar, June 9: Senior Hurriyat Conference (M) leader and Chairman of a faction of People’s Conference Bilal Gani Lone Sunday said the Hurriyat will ‘definitely decide’ in near future whether it should have a dialogue with Government of India or not. Talking to local news gathering agency CNS, Lone More


2 brothers die in Doda mishap

ABID PAMPORI/ALI FAIZ

Doda, June 9: Two bothers died and four persons were injured in a road mishap here on Sunday morning. As per reports, an ill-fated Trax (JK14A-5247) skidded off the road near Narshi Nallah in Humble area of Marmat. The vehicle plunged into a 600-feet deep gorge, killing one of the passengers More





  • Briefs

Literary conference held at Badran Budgam

Budgam, June 9:- A day long literary conference ‘Sumanbal’ was organized by Gulshan Cultural Forum in collaboration with District Information Centre Budgam in Badran, Khaag area of Budgam district.The More



  • National

No progress on NCTC: Home Minister

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, June 9: The much talked-about National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) may be a non-starter but the government has rejected the demand of non-Congress Chief Ministers for a law to set up the More




  • Opinion

Nawaz again

Third Innings And Kashmir Turf

Punchline

Z.G. MUHAMMAD

Democracy has started striking strong roots in Pakistan. The massive turnout of voters during the election and smooth transition of power testified it. How this massive mandate helps in putting the country More



  • GKeducation&career

Beyond Engineering and Medical Streams

There’s a world beyond medical and engineering streams

CAREER OPTIONS

DR. DALEEP PARIMOO

Whenever one interacts with the students of the valley who aspire to pursue Professional degrees after 10+2, majority of the students have only two streams in mind – Engineering and Medical. Though they More




  • Letters

Infant deaths

This refers to the news " GB Pant Hospital deaths spark new concerns" . This is not the first time that the infant deaths have occurred in the lone pediatric specialty hospital of Kashmir. The last year More



  • Editorial

Save Dal from its protectors

Dal lake is under attack. And this time by its supposed protector, the state government. Ideally government is supposed to guard against the already shrunken lake’s further vandalization, which it holds More



  • Business

‘Better infrastructure but not at the cost of environment’

With sheer dedication and hard work, Mushtaq Chaya, a renowned name in the hospitality sector and Managing Director, Mumtaz Group of Hotels, has made his mark. Chaya in an interview shares his experiences More



  • Sports

Vohra for revival,promotion of golfing

GOVERNOR’S CUP HELD AT RSGC

Srinagar, June 9: Governor N N Vohra today underscored the need for reviving and promoting golfing and other sports activities in the State in a big way. Governor was addressing the prize distribution More



  • Kashmir

KAS officers deprived of key postings

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, June 9: The Kashmir Administrative Service (Kashmir) officers are being excluded from the policymaking process by keeping them away from key postings in State’s bureaucracy. Against the More



  • Srinagar City

HYDER PORA FLYOVER BREACHES

Azad’s residence security,colony privacy

2 yrs on,Govt sleeps on fiber walling assurance

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, June 9: The busy Hyder Pora flyover, a tallest structure in the south City, not only breaches the privacy of scores of houses, but is feared to be a threat to security at the private residence More




  • Jammu

Cash starved JK to run diagnostic centers on PPP mode

ABHINAV VERMA

Jammu, June 9: Facing shortage of funds in every sector, Jammu and Kashmir government is contemplating to introduce Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode to run diagnostic centers in the premier health More



  • South Asia

35 militants,1 soldier killed in Pak clashes

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Islamabad, June 9: Thirty-five militants and a soldier have died in fighting in the restive Khyber tribal region of northwest Pakistan during an operation to flush out rebels, the military said today.& More



  • World

Saudi Arabia limits Umrah visa validity to 2 weeks

SIRAJ WAHAB

Jeddah, June 9: The Hajj Ministry has decided to limit the validity of Umrah visas to only 14 days because of the ongoing work to expand the mataf — the cicumambulation area. According to a circular More




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