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Before ghar wapsi, Obama calls for religious tolerance

PARTING SHOT :‘India will succeed so long it is not splintered on religious lines; Every person has right to practice his faith without any persecution, fear’

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Jan 27: Making a strong pitch for religious tolerance, US President Barack Obama Tuesday said every person has the right to practice his faith without any persecution and that India will succeed so long it is not “splintered” on religious lines. On his final day in India, Obama declared More


Obama's visit has opened new chapter: Modi

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Jan 27: As US President Barack Obama left India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said his visit has taken the bilateral relations to a new level and opened a new chapter."Farewell @WhiteHouse! Your visit has taken India-USA ties to a new level & opened a new chapter. Wish you a safe journey More


Colonel among 4 killed in Tral gunfight

Massive protests after encounter

SHABIR IBN YUSUF/SHOWKAT DAR

Srinagar/Tral, Jan 27: An Army Colonel of Rashtriya Rifles, a cop of Special Operations Group of J&K Police and two militants were killed while two soldiers injured in a fierce gunfight in Tral area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday, officials said.The Commanding Officer of 42 More


RS polls: NC to support Azad

Omar meets Sonia; BJP nominates Shamsher, Chander

ANIL ANAND/UMER MAQBOOL

New Delhi/Srinagar, Jan 27: The National Conference Tuesday decided to join hands with Congress and support the candidature of senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad in the forthcoming Rajya Sabha polls in the State.The development comes following the NC working president Omar Abdullah’s meeting More


Govt orders transfers, postings in admin, police

Jammu, Jan 27: The Government Tuesday ordered the following transfers and postings in Civil Administration with immediate effect.Sundeep Kumar Nayak, IAS, under orders of repatriation from Central deputation, has been posted as Principal Secretary to the Government, Power Development Department, More





  • Briefs

Transfer orders by Governor sending confusing signals: Omar

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Srinagar, Jan 27: National Conference working President Omar Abdullah today said Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra ordering transfers in state administration and the PDP and BJP entering into a seat More




  • National

Centre asks states to form MNREGA labour groups

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Jan 27: Government today asked the states to form labour groups of MNREGA workers at the village level to improve the quality of works to be undertaken under the programme.An advisory in this More




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Pakistan wants normal ties with India: Sharif

Lastupdate at : Wed, 28 Jan 2015 13:43:49 IST

Islamabad, Jan 28: Pakistan wants 'normal' ties with India on the basis of 'mutual respect and sovereign equality', Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said today, describing India as an important neighbour. " More






  • Opinion

Political dilemma in Kashmir

The problem is deep rooted and must be addressed seriously

POLITICAL LANDSCAPE

PROF RATTAN LAL HANGLOO

India and Pakistan have fought four full scale wars from 1990s and Pakistan has aroused more vengefulness and violence in Kashmir. The hollowness of the Pakistani support for Kashmir manifested itself More



  • GK Health

Saving Precious Lives

The Urgent Need for Setting up Trauma Hospitals, and Trauma Units in Jammu and Kashmir

EMERGENCY

DR ASHFAQ UL HASSAN

 Accidents in the form of trauma are a major cause of loss of precious life  worldwide. They are a result of carelessness, overconfidence and nowadays preoccupation with simultaneous use of mobile More



  • Letters

Humiliating teachers

This refers to frequent inspections carried out by bureaucrats on the tuition centres. This has deeply disturbed our study schedules. We do appreciate their concern towards students, but their undue interference More



  • Editorial

Rethink on relief to flood-hit

If the central government is serious about helping Kashmir economy to grow, it cannot afford to remain silent on the previous government’s rehabilitation proposal.

In the wake of floods the ‘official’ procedure adopted for the loss assessment has raised many an eyebrow in Kashmir. It seems that in the absence of any governmental supervision at the highest level which More



  • Business

Experts say shifting to RBI was a mistake

FINANCIAL CRISIS IN JK

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, Jan 27: As Jammu and Kashmir is in the midst of financial crisis with liabilities mounting to Rs 2200 crore, the financial experts and officials here blame the previous government saying shifting More



  • Sports

Yoga Nationals aspirants stage protest

IRFAN RASHID

Srinagar, Jan 27: Accusing the officials of unfairly dropping their names from the state Yoga team, aspirants ‘selected’ for representing J&K in the 60th National Yoga Championship Tuesday staged a More



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  • Kashmir

Hurriyat Conference (M) seeks consensus for ‘joint resistance’

Will soon finalize strategy for future course of action: Mirwaiz

West Pakistan Refugees ‘Settlement’ Row

ARIF SHAFI WANI

Srinagar, Jan 27: The committee formed by the Hurriyat Conference (M) to garner support for joint resistance against ‘settlement’ of West Pakistan refugees in Jammu and Kashmir has evolved consensus over More



  • Srinagar City

Mobile phone use while driving can cost you license!

ALI IMRAN

Srinagar, Jan 27: The next time you use mobile phone while driving do give it a second thought or your driving license could be cancelled without you even being stopped for the offence. As a part More




  • Jammu

Usha Vohra for change of mindset towards girl child

Jammu, Jan 27: Usha Vohra, First Lady, attended “Ladies Cultural Programme” organized by Department of Youth Services and Sports (YSS) as part of Republic Day celebrations at Government College for Women More



  • South Asia

Indo-US N-deal to impact deterrence stability in South Asia: Pakistan

SAJJAD HUSSAIN\PTI

Islamabad, Jan 27: Peeved at the breakthrough in the operationalisation of the Indo-US nuclear deal, Pakistan today said the move for “political and economic expediencies” would have a “detrimental” impact More



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