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Slain HM militants laid to rest amid clashes, shutdown

Muhammad Suhail

Bijbehara, Nov 24: Thousands of people attended the funeral prayers of three Hizbul Mujahideen militants in Bijbehara town of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district amid shutdown. The militants were killed in a gunfight with forces at Aishmuqam on Monday.After the burial of militants, violent clashes erupted in the town and continued throughout the day and angry youth hoisted Pakistani flag at Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed’s ancestr ... Read

Kashmir to reel under darkness

Faisul Yaseen

Srinagar, Nov 24: Kashmir will continue to face the power crisis this winter, the government said Tuesd ... Read

Overloaded power infra triggers frequent power cuts

Ishfaq Naseem

Srinagar: The overloading of the transmission infrastructure is leading to frequent power break ... Read

CM asks PDD to follow curtailment schedule

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Srinagar, Nov 24: Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Tuesday asked Power Development Department (PDD) ... Read

Kashmir wakes up to foggy morning

Liyaqut Ali

Srinagar: Air and surface traffic was disrupted on second consecutive day Tuesday as most parts ... Read

‘60% pregnant women are anemic in J&K’


Srinagar, Nov 24: Nearly 60 percent of pregnant women in Jammu and Kashmir are anemic increasing the ma ... Read

Govt orders compulsory retirement of evaluator wh...

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Srinagar, Nov 24: After inquiry committee probing the suicide of an engineering student found the teach ... Read


Mufti directs release of State share to access CSSs f...

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Srinagar: Chief Minister Mufti Sayeed Tuesday asked the Deputy Commissioners not to lose focus on the kitty of funds allocated under Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSSs) and issued instructions to ensure release of State share to the districts.This he said shall enable th ... Read

DGCA team begins probe in Katra ...


Jammu: A team of DGCA Tuesday began its probe into the chopper ... Read

RSS activists gherao Er Rashid a...

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Kishtwar: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) activists Tuesday sur ... Read

Father demands criminal cases ag...

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Srinagar: Muhammad Ashraf, whose son, an engineering student comm ... Read


Cultural renaissance should start from Kitab Ghar: Drabu

Faisul Yaseen

Srinagar: Kashmir’s freedom movement started from the Reading Room and our cultural renaissance should start from the Kitab Ghar, Minister for Finance Haseeb Drabu said Tuesday. “I hope our cultural renaissance starts from here,” he said after reopening of Kitab Ghar at ... Read

Ismail Kurban delivers lecture a...

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Srinagar: The Centre of Central Asian Studies (CCAS), University ... Read

Mumbai-based corporate house rev...

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Srinagar: Terming the news report regarding refurbishing of Prata ... Read

Uphold SKIMS constitution: CSFK

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Srinagar: Civil Society Forum Kashmir Tuesday urged Health Minist ... Read


Kargil BJP pitches for opening Kargil-Skardu road to ...

Sajjad Kargili

Kargil: Welcoming Deputy Chief Minister’s statement regarding opening of LoC routes, Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) and its youth organisation Bhartiya Janata Yuva Morhca (BJYM) today appreciated the proposed move.BJP State Executive Member Mohammad Subhan Jaffary said B ... Read

APSCC extends greeting on Gurupurab

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Srinagar: All Parties Sikh Coordination Committee (APSCC) today g ... Read

Jama’at pays tribute to slain mi...

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Srinagar: A delegation of Jama’at-e-Islami J&K comprising of Advo ... Read

People indebted to sacrifices re...

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Srinagar: Chairman Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) Shabir Ahmad Sh ... Read


Couple given tearful funeral

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Jammu, Nov 24: Hundreds of villagers along with ministers and leaders Tuesday bade tearful adieu to Arjun Chib and his wife Vandana, who were killed in chopper crash near Katra yesterday.25-year-old Arjun Singh Chib, a resident in the Gho Manasa area in the outskirts of Jamm ... Read

7-year-old student commits suici...

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Jammu, Nov 24: A 17-year-old boy allegedly committed suicide after the ... Read

High-level panel to check FCI fo...

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Jammu, Nov 24: Jammu and Kashmir government has set up a high-level pa ... Read

One killed, 2 injured as car hit...

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Jammu, Nov 24: A person was killed and two others were injured when a ... Read


The Kashmir Paradox

Rajni Shaleen Chopra

Seeing some Kashmiri youth enthusiastically wave the Pakistan flag and some separatist leaders in regular communication with Prime Minister (of Pakistan) Nawaz Sharif, it seems that some sections of Kashmir have granted the MFN (Most Favoured Nation) status to ... Read

Understating religion in modern ...

Mir Tariq Rasool

Is religion a misunderstood term? Is religion or politi ... Read

How long this blackmail?

Ghulam Nabi Khayal

For a long period of time of the contemporary history, ... Read

“For India and Pakistan to addre...

Dr. Syed Nazir Gilani

Indian media turns turtle and fails in its duty to fair ... Read


Violence against women

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women is being observed on November 25. According to United Nations, violence against women is a consequence of discrimination against women, in law and also in practice, and of persisting inequalities ... Read

Climate Change victim

On November 30, 2015, the 21st session of the Conferenc ... Read

An Ideal School

Winters in Kashmir valley are known to step-up the enth ... Read

All migrants are humans

While the government of India has been resisting implem ... Read


Fruit growers join chorus, criticize PM’s financial p...

Mir Basit Hussain

Srinagar: Kashmir Valley Fruit Growers cum Dealers Union (KVFG) have joined the chorus of criticism against the government’s breakage of Rs 80,000 crores packages recently announced by Prime Minister Naridra Modi here in Srinagar for J&K.KVFG said that Rs 500 crores dev ... Read

KEA supports KVGF protest warning

Mir Basit Hussain

Srinagar: Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA) has pledged full suppor ... Read

CE Najar clarifies

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Srinagar: Chief Engineer Mohammad Sultan Najar who was earlier po ... Read

Skill dev, entrepreneurship key ...

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Srinagar: Batting for creating ample job opportunities to harness ... Read


CM takes note of ongoing construction of stadia

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Srinagar: While reviewing progress of work on upgrading sports infrastructure, the Chief Minister asked Secretary Sports Council to complete ongoing construction of pavilion at Radpora Stadium, in Nowhatta, within the next three months. He also asked CE R&B to coordinat ... Read

Lone Star seals berth in quarter...

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Srinagar Lone Star Kashmir FC defeated Young Iqbal FC in the pre ... Read

Amar Singh College wins inaugura...

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Srinagar The Amar Singh College won the inaugural match of the 1 ... Read

BCC wins TCI Cements Invitationa...

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Srinagar: BCC won second final of the TCI Cements North Kashmir I ... Read


The enigma of multiverse

Mubashir Hassan

The perfect harmony characterising the universe has baffled the physicists as to how it is so. The ratio of various physical entities, the value of constants (like gravitational constant), timing of various events, the rate of expansion, angles of orientati ... Read

Screening Test of ReTs

Taha Mubashir

Jammu and Kashmir government’s decision to conduct the ... Read

Investment at home key for econo...

Syed Suhail Yaqoob

Although being strategically located in south Asia, Jam ... Read

Welcoming Magical Winter

Aishaq Hussain Lone

Kashmir is the best part of Himalayas. Kashmir is a te ... Read


Shahgund village

Dear Editor, I live in Shahgund village, in Bandipora district, not far from Sopore town. Our small hamlet lacks even basic facilities like Sadak, Bijli and Pani. I want to tell all those who come here and beg for votes – the village is back¬ward in every way. ... Read


Dear Editor,This is in reference to the Class XI date s ... Read


Srinagar Dear Editor,People in Bemina keep on enduring the pains ... Read

Road dividers

Dear Editor,This is in reference to the traffic jams an ... Read

North Kashmir

Govt fails to make Pattan trauma hospital functional

Peerzada Aarif

Baramulla: The trauma hospital-cum-sub district hospital in Pattan has missed  deadlines evoking resentment among people.Started in 2004, trauma hospital would have catered to the people of entire North Kashmir.  However due to delay estimated construction cost of Rs 23. ... Read

BRO expresses displeasure over t...

M T Rasool

Bandipora The transporters and local residents have taken an exce ... Read

JKGCWF opposes reservation policy

RK Bureau

Bandipora The members from Civil Society, Trade Unions and employ ... Read

Army organizes medical camp, edu...

RK Bureau

Kupwara: In a bid to improve availability of medical cover to th ... Read

South Kashmir

Work on DH Shopian drags on for years

Muhammad Suhail

Anantnag: The wok over the District hospital (DH) in Shopian has dragged on for years leaving residents devoid of healthcare facilities. The deadline of the project has been revised many a time and it was scheduled to be completed in 2012, after the 100-bed facility was ... Read

Govt announces Dooru model hospi...

Muhammad Suhail

Anantnag: State government has announced the setting up of a mode ... Read

Encroachments go unabated in Pul...

Javaid u Salam

Many water bodies in Pulwama district have shrunk due t ... Read

Govt fails to act against rising...

RK Bureau

Pulwama: State government has failed to take action over the ris ... Read

Central Kashmir

Ganderbal faces unscheduled power cuts


Ganderbal: The residents of Ganderbal are up in arms against the Power Development Department (PDD) for subjecting them to unscheduled power cuts. The power outages have become a major concern here and despite the matter being brought to notice of Authorities many a time ... Read

Div Com launches sanitation week...

RK Bureau

Ganderbal: Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Asghar Samoon, accomp ... Read

Attacks by wild animals go up in...


Ganderbal: The wildlife animals have wreaked havoc in Ganderbal wi ... Read

CB orders inquiry into Budgam la...

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Budgam The Crime Branch (CB) Friday ordered an inquiry over us ... Read

Book Review

A legible book of political history

Naveed Qazi

The book “From The Ruins of Empire” intrigues due to its non conformism which the author conveys honestly in his analysis of contemporary Asian political history. “Brilliant…shows modern history as it has been felt by the majority of the world’s population ... Read

A bold account of Kashmir conflict

Shujaat Bukhari

“Yout Taam Saer Paeth Gou” is the latest creative work ... Read

Khayal Qalam : Kashmir Ki Waadi

A thought provoking anthology Dr Rafiq Ahmad Banday The ... Read

Book traces the left and the rig...

Sheikh Saleem

Human rights lawyer, activist and writer Nandita Haksar ... Read


‘Syama Prasad Mookerjee’s dream has come true’

After 2014 Lok Sabha poll debacle, the grand old party Jammu Kashmir National Conference appointed Ali Mohammad Sagar as its General Secretary replacing stalwart Sheikh Nazir who was the party's general secretary since 1996. For the last 25 years Ali Sagar ... Read

‘Separatists are weak, sentiment...

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Srinagar PDP should have went for re-elections instead of going ... Read

Develop Kashmir as ‘must-see-man...

To promote tourism and woo travelers back to Valley aft ... Read

TASK to organize road shows in m...

Travel Agents Society of Kashmir (TASK) is the oldest t ... Read

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