PDP came to power by exploiting azadi sentiment: Geelani

PDP came to power by exploiting azadi sentiment: Geelani

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference(G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani Monday said there was not even an “iota of difference” among pro-India parties as all of them were “strengthening the Indian occupation in Kashmir.” “ Whether it is the National Conference, Congress or PDP, the common goal of all pro-India parties is to cause harm to the freedom […]

Give Us a Smile, Please

What is it about Kashmir that makes you smile? What is the one thing you talk about with pride about Kashmir? What makes you happy? What is that one thing that you boast about when sitting next to someone on a plane or on a long journey in a train? Guess it is the beautiful […]

LPG quota to be increased to 12

NEW DELHI: With Congress party vice president Rahul Gandhi making a strong pitch for raising LPG cap, oil minister M Veerappa Moily on Friday said the quota of subsidised cooking cylinders will be hiked to 12 from 9 per household. “Yes, the cap will be increased,” Moily said soon after Gandhi made a demand to […]

Constant decline in violence in JK: Omar

Constant decline in violence in JK: Omar

New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday said perception about his state needs to be changed as there has been a constant decline in infiltration as well as violence. “Year after year, there has been a decline in infiltration and violence. There are some areas of concern like death of security […]

Omar meets Shinde, says UPA needs to be combative

Omar meets Shinde, says UPA needs to be combative

New Delhi: Suggesting an offensive policy for UPA, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today defended Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s blistering attack on BJP and said the Centre has been “defensive for too long”. Emerging from his 30-minute meeting with Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde here, Omar said Rahul’s speech was timely and added that […]

2nd Christmas Soccer Championship

SRINAGAR: Jammu Kashmir Bank senior football team proved too hot for its academy side, thrashing them 5-0 in the summit clash to win 2nd Christmas Soccer Championship played at GGM Science College Ground. It proved to be a lopsided contest with seniors not letting JK Bank Academy to settle as goals came thick and fast […]

Brigadier-level flag meeting held in Poonch

Jammu: India has lodged a strong protest with Pakistan over alleged ceasefire violations at brigadier-level flag meeting along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district. “We have lodged a strong protest with Pakistan Army authorities over the ceasefire violations along LoC in Poonch at the brigadier-level flag meeting of the Indian and Pakistan today,” […]

Dip in night temperatures

Srinagar: Cold wave continued in Kashmir as the minimum temperatures across the Valley stayed below the freezing point with the mercury dropping by several degrees in most places. Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, recorded a low of minus 2.4 degrees Celsius, over three degrees down from the previous night’s minimum of 1.0 […]

Infant deaths result of poor healthcare system: DAK

SRINAGAR: President Doctors Association of Kashmir (DAK) Dr Nisar-ul-Hassan Friday declared deaths of 131 infants in 44 days as alarming. “It is shocking and infuriating that despite uproar over infant deaths in 2010, government has failed to control the infant mortality. This huge increase in infant deaths is beyond doubt result of poor healthcare system,” […]

Class 12 results: Arts students emerge as worst performers

SRINAGAR: Class 12 results that displayed students’ poor academic-performance with a whopping 48 per cent of them having failed to qualify, Arts stream appears to be the worst causality of what experts describe as the students’ “callous approach” towards studies. The result for class 12 was declared by the Jammu and Kashmir State Board of […]