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215 killed in Sri Lanka blasts

April 22, 2019, 1:52 AM

A string of eight devastating blasts, including suicide attacks, struck churches and luxury hotels frequented by foreigners in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, killing 215 people and sh…

Polling in Anantnag district tomorrow, 18 candidates in fray

April 22, 2019, 1:48 AM

The Anantnag district will go to polls in the first phase of the three-phased polling schedule for the southern Anantnag parliamentary constituency on April 23. The voting in the d…

J&K Congress leadership has no say in decision-making: Omar Abdullah

April 22, 2019, 1:42 AM

National Conference Vice-President Omar Abdullah Sunday said the Jammu and Kashmir leadership of the Congress party was “remote-controlled by their top leadership in New Delhi”. He…

Congress, BJP are one when it comes to 'national interest': Mehbooba

April 22, 2019, 1:38 AM

The Peoples Democratic Party President Mehbooba Mufti said on Sunday that “national interests have been of paramount importance for both Congress and BJP when it comes to Kashmir”.…

Srinagar-Leh highway shut on fourth straight day

Srinagar-Leh highway re-opening gets delayed this year

April 22, 2019, 1:34 AM

A team of officials from Ganderbal district administration and police Sunday visited Zojilla Pass to review the status of the Sonamarg-Drass road along the Srinagar-Leh Highway. Th…

Campaigning for first leg of polling ends

April 22, 2019, 1:30 AM

The campaigning for the first leg of polling in the Anantnag LokSabha constituency, spread over four vast districts, ended on Sunday. The four districts include Anantnag, Kulgam, P…

'300 more companies of forces to be deployed in South Kashmir'

April 22, 2019, 1:24 AM

Acknowledging that all the three upcoming phases of polling in the Anantnag parliamentary constituency are “full of challenges”, top security officials Sunday said that 300 additio…

Pak deplores suspension of cross-LoC trade

April 22, 2019, 1:18 AM

Pakistan on Sunday deplored India's “unilateral” decision to suspend cross-LoC trade and rejected the allegations regarding its “misuse” by elements from across the border. India T…

PM Modi, world leaders condemn bombings

April 22, 2019, 1:15 AM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi called up the President and the Premier of Sri Lanka and conveyed heartfelt condolences over the loss of more than 200 lives in terrorist attacks in th…

Dastardly act, says J&K Governor

April 22, 2019, 1:11 AM

Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik Sunday strongly condemned the blasts in Sri Lanka in which more than 200 people were killed. In his message, the Governor expressed shock…

SC to hear plea against J&K highway closure today

April 22, 2019, 1:08 AM

The Supreme Court will on Monday hear a plea challenging the Jammu and Kashmir government’s decision to close the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway for two days a week to facilitate…

Business

Opened for public after 4 months, Sonamarg sans electricity, water

April 22, 2019, 4:23 AM

Lack of electricity, water and other basic facilities at famed tourist resort Sonamarg, which was opened for the public after four months of winter closure, has irked the visitors…

Carrying forward grandfather's profession for sustenance

April 22, 2019, 4:21 AM

In Udhampur’s Jandrore village, 40-year-old Des Raj is rearing silkworms for keeping his family tradition alive and earn some extra money to support the education of his children.…

Tral villages adopted for paddy seed multiplication programme

April 22, 2019, 4:31 AM

In a bid to  bridge the gap between the actual yield and potential yield of paddy , Jammu and Kashmir Agriculture Production Department, Zone Noorpora, Sub-dividion Tral has a…

Jet collapse: Privatisation no remedy, says AI union official

April 22, 2019, 4:14 AM

Privatisation is not a remedy, which can make an airline profitable or efficient and shuttering of Jet Airways and Kingfisher is a case in point, a senior Air India employees union…

JKSECC hails protesting contractors' decision to carry road repairs

April 22, 2019, 4:12 AM

Jammu and Kashmir Socio Economic Coordination Committee (JKSECC), an amalgam of various trade organisations and civil society formations, has hailed the decision of protesting cont…

Disclaimer: Fake Facebook page misusing Greater Kashmir identity

Fake review factories fooling online Amazon shoppers

April 22, 2019, 4:08 AM

Amazon's online shoppers are being fooled by fake review factories running on multiple Facebook groups. The scam is supported by several large and small companies as well as by ent…

Average airfares stay 10-15% high, more on non-metro routes

April 22, 2019, 4:05 AM

Airfares on domestic routes, especially those connecting non-metro cities, remain high with suspension of Jet Airways flights. The average ticket prices have gone up in the range o…

Health

Boukvat help centre inaugurated at Soura

April 22, 2019, 4:51 AM

Boukvat a help group for downtrodden chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients opened its health centre at Soura here to streamline its functioning. The inagural function was attended…

Family alleges fetal death due to medical negligence at SDH Tral

April 22, 2019, 3:13 AM

The family members of a pregnant woman of Tral township in Pulwama district Sunday accused the doctors at SDH Tral of causing a fetal death due to medical negligence, a charge that…

SDH Kupwara has 1 room for dental section

April 22, 2019, 2:43 AM

Lack of basic dental procedures at sub-district hospital Kupwara is forcing local patients to visit private clinics or else travel a 100 km distance to reach Dental College Srinaga…

jammu

Governor Malik greets people on Earth Day

April 22, 2019, 3:31 AM

Governor Satya Pal Malik has conveyed greetings on the occasion of Earth Day, an annual event celebrated all across the World on 22 April. Emphasising on this year’s theme for Eart…

RSS leader, former MP call on Governor

April 22, 2019, 3:24 AM

Sah-Sar Karyawah , Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Suresh Soni and former Member Parliament Mahmood A Madani called on Governor Satya Pal Malik here on Sunday, an official spokes…

38 injured in road mishap at Khourgali

April 22, 2019, 2:31 AM

A bus coming from Khourgali to Udhampur met with an accident near Moungri area as the driver lost control over wheel and rolled into deep gorge resulting in injury to 38 passengers…

Kashmir

Rise to the occasion, defeat opportunistic parties: G A Mir

April 22, 2019, 3:40 AM

Asserting that Congress Party would do everything to bring the people of J&K “out of morass  created due to the failure” of PDP-BJP coalition on all fronts, the J&K Pradesh…

Open new chapter in Kashmir's history: Renzushah urges Governor Malik

April 22, 2019, 3:38 AM

Chairman of Kashmir Civil Society (KCS), Khawaja Farooq Renzushah, has urged the Governor Satya Pal Malik to “open a new chapter in history of Kashmir” by returning public road fro…

LS Polls: RO Anantnag reviews final preparedness

April 22, 2019, 3:37 AM

Returning Officer (RO) Anantnag Parliamentary constituency, Khalid Jahangir today in presence of General Observers, Police Observer convened a meeting of Assistant Returning Office…

Seminar on Sufis held

April 22, 2019, 3:35 AM

A one-day seminar was organised in connection with celebrations of the ongoing Urs Mubarak of Sakhi Zain Ud Din Wali Reshi (RA) here on Sunday. The  seminar titled "Contribution of…

Geelani calls for shutdown in Anantnag on Tuesday

April 22, 2019, 3:28 AM

Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Shah Geelani has urged the people of Anantnag to stay away from polls. He also called for complete shutdown in Anantnag district on Apr…

JKLF chief Yasin Malik hospitalized in Srinagar

Sajad Lone expresses concern over Yasin Malik's health

April 22, 2019, 3:27 AM

Peoples Conference (PC) chief Sajad Lone on Sunday expressed concern over the health of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik and hoped the Nation…

IS ANYBODY LISTENING ?

April 22, 2019, 3:23 AM

Damaged PHE pipeline creates panic at Bagwanpora   Damaged PHE pipelines at Bagwanpora Lalbazar are making people suffer.One residential house has already developed major cracks in…

Encroachments along Tral-Awantipora road serve as obstructions

April 22, 2019, 3:10 AM

The district administration has failed to remove encroachments along the Tral-Awantipora road near Mukdam Mohalla in Pulwama district, locals complained. Sources in the revenue dep…

JKPM leaders express grief

April 22, 2019, 3:06 AM

Jammu Kashmir People’s Movement (JKPM) leaders today visited Baba Nagri, Kangan to condole the demise of the daughter of Mian Altaf Ahmed, senior NC leader, who left for heavenly a…

Seminar on 'contribution of Sufis and Rishis to Kashmir society' held

April 22, 2019, 3:04 AM

In connection with celebrations of the ongoing Urs Mubarak of Sakhi Zain Ud Din Wali Rishi (RA), a daylong seminar "Contribution of Sufis and Rishis to Kashmir Society" was organis…

A village that craves for a bridge, a good school and safe drinking water

April 22, 2019, 2:56 AM

Three years ago Bajeera (45) was crossing a log bridge over Ranbiara stream in Kretchpathri hamlet of south Kashmir's Shopian district when she suddenly lost her balance and fell i…

Year on, traffic signal system in Baramulla yet to run

April 22, 2019, 2:52 AM

Traffic signals installed in Baramulla town a year ago have yet to be made operational. The traffic signal system was installed to address issues relating to traffic management…

Former ministers, legislators, others visit bereaved family

April 22, 2019, 2:48 AM

Various former ministers, ex- legislatures and retired police officers Sunday visited Mian family at Babanagri Kangan to express condolences to the family over the demise of Benazi…

Mirwaiz expresses solidarity with Mian family

April 22, 2019, 2:46 AM

Mirwaiz-e-Kashmir Mohammad Umar Farooq has expressed grief and sorrow over the demise of granddaughter of prominent Islamic scholar Mian Bashir Ahmed and young daughter of Mian Alt…

NTA likely to allot more NEET exam centres for Valley aspirants

April 22, 2019, 2:37 AM

The National Testing Agency (NTA) is likely to allot more exam centres for NEET aspirants of Valley in a bid to relieve students from travelling to other states for appearing in th…

Give us chance, will carry out development: BJP tells people in south Kashmir

April 22, 2019, 2:32 AM

BJP has appealed the people of south Kashmir to participate in elections in large numbers to elect the party and give it a chance to develop the area. Addressing a booth level conv…

Cop dies in a road accident at Baramulla

April 22, 2019, 2:29 AM

One policeman identified as Shafoor Ajaz Wani son of Ghulam Hassan  of Zandfaran, Sheeri met with a tragic road accident near Veerwan in District Baramulla while on his way to DPL…

Yasin Malik's health deteriorating: JKLF

April 22, 2019, 2:16 AM

JKLF today said that health of its incarcerated chairman Muhammad Yasin was deteriorating. "The condition of ailing JKLF chairman, who was allowed a meeting with his counsel advoca…

National

Three Indians killed in bomb blasts in Sri Lanka: Sushma

April 22, 2019, 3:52 AM

Three Indians were among over 200 people killed in multiple bomb blasts in Sri Lanka on Sunday, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said, as India offered all possible assistan…

Had warned Pak of consequences if pilot not returned: PM

April 22, 2019, 2:26 AM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said he had warned Pakistan of consequences if it did not return Indian Air Force pilot Abhinandan Varthaman. Addressing a poll rally at Pata…

'India missed golden opportunity to resolve Kashmir dispute in 1971 war'

April 22, 2019, 2:24 AM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said India missed an "golden opportunity" to resolve Kashmir dispute during 1971 war when "under global pressure" it released hundreds of Pak…

SC to hear plea against J&K highway closure today

April 22, 2019, 1:08 AM

The Supreme Court will on Monday hear a plea challenging the Jammu and Kashmir government’s decision to close the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway for two days a week to facilitate…

OP-Ed

Know the Profession

April 22, 2019, 12:57 AM

Veterinarian in common parlance means an Animal Doctor. This noblest of all noble acts of healing a sick animal constitutes a very small part of a Veterinarians Job Profile. Will R…

In a first, Colleges to undergo academic audit

April 22, 2019, 12:46 AM

The government’s higher education department is mulling to undertake an academic audit of degree colleges in Jammu and Kashmir to assess student performance and outcomes of teachin…

Sports

Yateem Khana Chattabal felicitate medal winners

April 22, 2019, 3:59 AM

Yateem Khana Chattabal, Bemina crossing Srinagar has felicitated its students who bagged positions in the various competition conducted by Department of Youth Services and Sports.…

DYSS Amirakadal zone competitions conclude

April 22, 2019, 3:58 AM

The inter-school competitions conducted by Department of Youth Services and Sports (DYSS) zone Amirakadal concluded at Polo Ground here on Saturday. The competitions were held in K…

Pakistan batsman wants Tendulkar's advice before ICC World Cup

April 22, 2019, 3:56 AM

Pakistan’s newly selected opener Abid Ali on Sunday expressed confidence that despite strained political relations India’s legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar will give him a hug an…

Warner, Bairstow star as Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Kolkata Knight Riders

April 22, 2019, 3:49 AM

SunRisers Hyderabad beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 9 wickets with 5 overs to spare at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad in the first of two Indian Premier League (…

Shadab Khan ruled out of England series due to illness

April 22, 2019, 5:32 AM

Pakistan's fast-rising leg-spinner Shadab Khan has been ruled out of next month's series against England with a virus, leaving him in doubt for the World Cup. The 20-year-old is a…

Srinagar City

'Mismanagement' mars SSC's 'run against child abuse'

April 22, 2019, 4:59 AM

A race organised by J&K State Sports Council (SSC) at Kashmir University (KU) got marred by "mismanagement and lack of arrangements" which prompted students to return without p…

Finally, TRC grade separator to be thrown open this month

April 22, 2019, 4:57 AM

After years of delay in completing its construction, authorities are all set to throw open the grade seperator at Tourist Reception Centre here this month.  According to officials…

College students demand reduction in syllabus

April 22, 2019, 4:56 AM

Under graduate students from various colleges in Srinagar have demanded reduction in syllabus. A delegation of students said that the merging of 5th and 6th semesters has increased…

Advisor Sharma reviews Darbar Move arrangements

April 22, 2019, 4:54 AM

Advisor to Governor K.K. Sharma today visited Civil Secretariat, Srinagar, and took stock of the arrangements being made regarding the Darbar move. Later, he visited Bemina to get…

DIS hosts first edition of model UN conference

April 22, 2019, 4:52 AM

Doon International School (DIS) Srinagar hosted the first edition of Kashmir Institution of Model United Nation Conference ( KIMUN) here The school in a statement said the two-day…

Boukvat help centre inaugurated at Soura

April 22, 2019, 4:51 AM

Boukvat a help group for downtrodden chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients opened its health centre at Soura here to streamline its functioning. The inagural function was attended…

State

Woman killed, her 2 kids injured in road accident

April 22, 2019, 3:48 AM

A young woman was killed while her two children sustained injuries after the vehicle they were travelling in plunged into a ravine, here in Chanderkote on Sunday. The police said,…

World

215 killed in Sri Lanka blasts

April 22, 2019, 1:52 AM

A string of eight devastating blasts, including suicide attacks, struck churches and luxury hotels frequented by foreigners in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, killing 215 people and sh…

Pak deplores suspension of cross-LoC trade

April 22, 2019, 1:18 AM

Pakistan on Sunday deplored India's “unilateral” decision to suspend cross-LoC trade and rejected the allegations regarding its “misuse” by elements from across the border. India T…