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German ambassador willing to attend parallel show

Steiner Visits Shalimar Garden To Review Zubin Mehta Concert Arrangements

ARIF SHAFI WANI

Srinagar, Sep 3: German Ambassador to India Michael Steiner Tuesday expressed his willingness to attend the parallel concert Haqeeqat-e-Kashmir being organized by a civil society group in Srinagar on September 7. “Culture is always welcome. In case the cultural event at Municipal Park takes place More


Omar supports RTI leash for political parties

Rule Of Law Will Prevail Only When Institutions Are Accountable

GK NEWS NETWORK

New Delhi, Sep 3: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday strongly supported bringing political parties under the purview of Right to Information Act, adding that transparency should rule the roost in all spheres of life including politics, administration and governance. He said when organizations, institutions More


Cabinet to meet today

Promotion,Transfer Of Civil,Police Officers On Agenda

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Sep 3: The State Cabinet will meet here Wednesday afternoon to decide on several proposals including summoning of the legislature, amendment in SRO-384 and promotions of several IAS and KAS officers. Besides, the meeting, which would commence at around 4:15 pm at civil secretariat is likely More


Terrified Paddar residents complain of VDC atrocities

We’re Restoring Confidence Of People: DGP

Kishtwar Violence

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Sep 3: In the wake of the migration of Muslim population from different areas of Paddar in Kishtwar district due to alleged atrocities by Village Defence Committee (VDC) members, the government has established a police post in the area. Residents of several villages including Atholi, Kejai More


Consensus eludes Indo-Pak DGMO level talks

No Damage Caused To Fence On Loc: GOC

SUMIT BHARGAV

Rajouri, Sep 3: Army Tuesday said the Director General Military Operations (DGMO) level talks between India and Pakistan recently, to ease out tension along the Line of Control, failed to achieve any breakthrough.Indian and Pakistani DGMOs came into contact over hotline recently and discussed More


Pakistan Army chief visits LoC

SNEHESH ALEX PHILIP

Islamabad, Sep 3: Pakistan Army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani Tuesday visited the LoC to assess the security situation in the wake of violations of a ceasefire in the region over the past few weeks.Kayani visited Kotli sector of the Line of Control, an area that has witnessed heavy exchanges More





  • Briefs

Zafar pays tributes to martyrs

Srinagar, Sep 3: Jammu and Kashmir Salvation Movement held a daylong meeting of its central council members in Srinagar and discussed party affairs and present political situation of the state.  Chairing More



  • National

Congress constitutes manifesto implementation panels for 16 states

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Sep 3: Congress tonight set up manifesto implementation committees for 16 states including poll-bound Delhi, Rajasthan and Mizoram bringing uniformity in their constitution.Senior minister A More




  • Opinion

Guns Which Divide

With zero militancy, there is little case for existence of VDCs in Chenab Valley

Point of view

RIYAZ AHMAD

Pulling at his hookah in his one-room office in a narrow bylane between Doda’s grand mosque and the main mandir, senior advocate Hanif Hashmi is troubled by the developing situation in Chenab Valley. Though More



  • Gk Health

Superbug Threat: A ticking Bomb

There is a total lack of effective legislation to regulate antibiotic use

ANTIBIOTICS

DR FAYAZ GANAIE

fayaz.ganie@nutricare.in One of the landmark scientific achievements of 20st century has been the discovery of Antibiotics. Antibiotics have redefined healthcare & for centuries now, have been helping More




  • Letters

Rice bags

This refers to the news that a Kuthua unit has been fined for selling underweight rice bags. We were since long doubtful about the weight of rice bags from various supplying units. Because those who adulterate More



  • Editorial

Unwell health sector

The public-private-partnership model in this sector, which has successfully been tested in other parts of the country, can be emulated in Jammu and Kashmir as well.J&K’s health sector has been ailing More



  • Business

Valley locales overwhelm Denmark tourists Say Kashmir A

‘Must See Place’

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, Sep 3: Buoyed by the beauty of Kashmir, a visiting group of Denmark tourists today vowed to promote Kashmir at their native place.  Despite rumours about the place, the group has come to More



  • Sports

Kehwa Kings top points table

92.7 Big FM-J&K Corporate Premier League

Srinagar, Sep 3: Surprising everyone, young brigade of Kehwa Kings have emerged as top side of the 92.7 Big FM-J&K Corporate Premier League stages that came to an end at Bijbehara on Monday. Having More



  • Kashmir

NEONATAL DEATHS: TOP OFFICER RUBS SALT INTO WOUNDS

Overlooks House Committee Findings To Help Reinstate ‘Tainted’ Dr Choudhary

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Sep 3: Former Medical Superintendent of the GB Pant Hospital here Dr Javid Choudhary is likely to be reinstated on recommendations of a departmental inquiry report. While the file has been sent More



  • Srinagar City

CLOSEDOWN ACHAN!

PC starts signature campaign

Takes dig at NC,PDP on assurances to end landfill site mess

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Sep 3: Concerned over the growing foul smell that continues to take more and more City areas hostage –the Peoples Conference(PC) led by Sajad Gani Lone Tuesday launched signature campaign –seeking More




  • Jammu

JK to have first Postal Training Centre

GoI Earmarks Rs11 crore

YOGESH SAGOTRA

Jammu, Sep 3: In an effort to boost infrastructure in Jammu and Kashmir and create employment opportunities for the youth, India Post has decided to establish first Postal Training Center (PTC) in the More



  • South Asia

LoC incident raised doubts about Pakistan's sincerity: India

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Islamabad, Sep 3: India today said recent developments on the LoC raised "doubts on Pakistan’s sincerity" and stressed the need for both countries to forge a common policy for combating terrorism.India More



  • World

Israel, US conduct joint missile test over Mediterranean

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Jerusalem, Sep 3: Israel and the US today conducted a joint missile test over the Mediterranean Sea, triggering jitters about possible military action against the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad More




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