LS Polls

LS Polls

Srinagar: National Conference president Dr Farooq Abdullah, who is contesting the Lok Sabha polls from the Srinagar-Budgam constituency, Sunday attacked his opponent, PDP’s Tariq Hamid Karra, for acquiring property worth crores. “I was chief minister for three terms but I don’t have one crore rupees. Whatever property I own is my ancestral. Where did he […]

Press on Power Projects

The infamous Indus Waters Treaty is under attack yet again. But people must know that there is no exit clause in the agreement, and neither party can wriggle out of it.  Even an amendment in the Treaty, due to which the state of Jammu and Kashmir has suffered immense losses, has to be discussed with […]

Sopore Royals beat Crescent Sopore by 3-2 goals

SRINAGAR: Sopore Royals beat Crescent Sopore by 3-2 goals and in another match of the day played between Waseem Sports Sopore(WSS) and Islamia FC Baramulla ended draw in the 3rd 7-A Side football Championship played at Khushall Sports Stadium Sopore The first match of the day was played between Waseem Sports Sopore and Islamia FC […]

Congress can’t save renegades: Er Rashid

Bandipora: Awami Ittihad Party (AIP) president and Parliamentary seat contestant from Baramulla Engineer Rashid on Sunday said that Congress cannot save the renegades who were involved in the killing of numerous innocent people in Bandipora district. Addressed a gathering in Bandipora, Rashid saluted the courage of people of Bandipora for facing “atrocities with steadfastness.” He […]

LS Polls: BJP polarizing Udhampur LS seat on communal lines: Cong

LS Polls: BJP polarizing Udhampur LS seat on communal lines: Cong

Doda: Congress Sunday attacked BJP here for polarising the electorate on communal lines in Udhampur, saying people in the hilly Lok Sabha constituency will not be misled by the saffron party’s “nefarious designs” to woo them. “In its desperate attempt to woo the voters, BJP like elsewhere in India is propagating its tried and tested […]

BSNL to start technical varsity, offer engineering and management courses

NEW DELHI: State-run telecom major BSNL has started work on establishing a technical university that will offer engineering and management courses. The PSU expects to approach All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) as well as University Grants Commission (UGC) for formal approval within next eight months. “BSNL has sufficient infrastructure to meet AICTE guidelines […]

Thus Spoke Iqbal

BY ZAIN-UL-ABEDIN One of the most telling signs of our intellectual backwardness is our obsession with ‘great men’ of history. ‘Great men’ not as they really were, became and were becoming but as ossified stereotypes used both for the legitimacy of the status quo and for ‘personally’ liberating feats of empty iconoclasm. Jinnah said this […]

Two attempt suicide

Srinagar: Two people including a teenage girl tried to commit suicide by consuming poison, police said Sunday. 40-year-old Ali Mohammad Ganie consumed some poisonous substance at his home at Darien Qazigund in south Kashmir district of Anantnag. However, he was later shifted to hospital in a critical condition, a police spokesman said. A 17-year-old girl, […]

Mufti seeks ‘decisive mandate to solve Kashmir issue’

Srinagar: Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Sunday said his party is contesting Lok Sabha polls to send trusted and credible representatives from Jammu and Kashmir to Parliament to take up people’s issues in a vociferous manner. “Give us a decisive mandate and we will solve Kashmir issue by involving all stakeholders. The PDP […]

Four structures gutted in fire

Srinagar: Four structures, including a building of Auqaf, were damaged in two separate fire incidents in the Kashmir valley, police said Sunday. Fire broke out in a house at Shalihar Dub in the central Kashmir district of Ganderbal. However, before the fire tenders could reach there, fire spread to another house, a police spokesman said, […]