After cold vibes,Modi, Sharif shake hands

SAARC Summit concludes on a cheering note

Kathmandu, Nov 27: A warm handshake and a brief conversation between a smiling Indian Prime Minister NarendraModi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif replacing their cold vibes brought cheer to SAARC Summit which concluded Thursday.Modi put his hand on Sharif's arm as the two leaders looked More

6 killed as gunmen strike in Jammu’s Arina sector


Jammu, Nov 27: At least six persons including three civilians were killed in a fierce encounter between a group of suspected militants and Army soldiers at village Kathar on the International Border here Thursday, police said.They said a group of armed militants in Border Security Force uniform More

Timing of attack no coincidence: Omar


Srinagar, Nov 27: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday said it "cannot be a coincidence" that the Arnia militant attack came as Prime Minister NarendraModi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif attended the SAARC summit."The timing of the attack in Arnia can't be a coincidence More

Azad condemns Arina attack

Srinagar, Nov 27: Strongly condemning the attacks in border town of Arnia in J&K, Leader of Opposition in RajyaSabha and former Chief Minister GhulamNabi Azad Thursday said “we are not going to be cowed down by such cowardly acts and it will not deter us to combat and defeat the forces professed More

Kashmir in grip of cold wave

Leh shivers at minus 9.7 degree Celsius


Srinagar, Nov 27: There was some respite from cold conditions in Kashmir as the night temperatures rose across the Valley and settled near the freezing point in most places, with the MeT Department predicting snowfall in the higher reaches on Thursday evening."There are chances of snowfall in More

BJP to reserve 3 seats in Kashmir for Pandits

Talks development in ‘vision document’, skips Article 370 debate


Jammu, Nov 27: In a bid to woo Kashmiri Pandits, BJP Thursday promised to reserve three out of 46 Assembly seats in Kashmir for the community.Releasing its 'vision document', the party vowed to initiate the process of "just and honourable" re-settlement of the community and underlined the 'TIME More

Modi to address rallies in Poonch, Udhampur today


Jammu, Nov 27: Prime Minister NarendraModi would be addressing election rallies in Poonch and Udhampurdistricts  of Jammu region on Friday amid tight security arrangements, official sources said. Modi will address rallies at Bye-Pass road in Udhampur district at 11:30 am and at Sports Stadium More

UJC chief asks separatists to deliberate on relevance of polls

Srinagar, Nov 27: Hizb-ul-Mujahideensupremo and United Jihad Council chief Syed Salahuddin Thursday requested the pro-freedom camp in Jammu and Kashmir to “unanimously decide whether polls held in the State should be termed as an issue or a non issue.” He urged them to reach out to the people “with a More

  • Briefs

National Front condemns arrests

Srinagar, Nov 27: Jammu and Kashmir National Front has condemned the arrest of youth, separatist leaders and activists in Kashmir.In a statement, NF spokesman condemned the arrest of separatist leaders More

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Govt launches e-visa facility for 43 countries


New Delhi, Nov 27: In a move which will give a major boost to the tourism sector, the Government today launched the much-awaited electronic visa facility for visitors from 43 countries includingUS, Germany More

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  • Opinion

Political skullduggery

With poll process picking up, politicians are seen casting off their mould and swapping identities



 For want of any other alternative, the squeezed electorate in Kashmir has but to sup from the same trough for the last so many years. And it has been an exotic cocktail, equal parts star- plucking More

  • GK Feature

The Dying Art of Spinning

Given the present condition of these skilled workers, spinning may soon be a thing of the past



Naaza, a 33-year-old spinner, sits cross-legged behind her spinning wheel (yender) in the kitchen of her two-storey house in Soura. She lifts tufts of pashmina from an earthen pot and simultaneously rotates More

  • Friday Focus

The Reality of the World


What is the reality of this world on the Quranic view? Many aayat of the Quran, occurring in different contexts, supply an answer to this question. One such comprehensive aayah reads as follows: And whatever More

  • Business

Telecom subscriber base reaches 84 lakh in JK

Post floods Airtel, IDEA register negative growth


Srinagar, Nov 27: The telecom subscriber base in Jammu and Kashmir has stepped up to 83,99,153, a report released by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has revealed.The report, first after the More

  • Sports

Australian Test batsman Phillip Hughes dies @ 25


Sydney, Nov 27: Australian batsman Phillip Hughes died Thursday from the injuries sustained when he was hit by a bouncer in a domestic game this week, Cricket Australia said. “It is my sad duty to inform More

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  • Kashmir

NC ensured action in Machil, Chattergam killings: Omar

Sets pre-conditions for post-poll alliance with BJP


Kulgam, Nov 27: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday said Army’s decision to indict its men involved in Machil and Chattergam killings was due to the debate his party was able to generate on Armed Forces More

  • Srinagar City

Nothing commercial, CRPF building worship places on Teng Pora bridge



Srinagar, Nov 27: Much against the public perception that some commercial buildings are being constructed on the middle of the national highway at Teng Pora, officials clarified that paramilitary Central More

  • Jammu

Former DIG Lali Khan joins NC

Jammu, Nov 27: Former Deputy Inspector General of Police Israr Khan, popularly known as Lali Khan on Thursday joined National Conference in presence of Chief Minister and Working President Omar Abdullah More

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