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Assembly Polls: Campaigning ends for Ist phase

10 lakh voters to decide fate of 123 candidates in 15 seats on Nov 25; 6 ministers in fray

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Nov 23: Curtains fell on campaigning for 15 assembly segments of JK Sunday evening as the state is set to witness first phase of the five-phased election on November 25.The segments going to polls are: Gurez, Bandipora, Sonawari, Kangan, Ganderbal, Nubra, Leh, Kargil, Zanskar, Kishtwar More


Festive mood in Bandipora, repeat of 2008 on cards

MUDDASIR ALI

Bandipora, Nov 23: The GulshanChowk has been a symbol of separatist resistance in this north Kashmir district post 1990s. Also known as heart of Bandipora, it would, in the past, remain under focus of men-in-uniform to curb any pro-freedom protest or any anti-election program.Today, amid poll More


Geelani, Asiya reiterate strike call in poll areas

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Nov 23: Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Shah Geelani on Sunday reiterated call for shutdown in Ganderbal and Bandipora on November 25 and urged people to boycott elections. “I appeal people to observe complete shutdown on November 25 in Ganderbal and Bandipora districts More


When BOSE chairman Restura supervised mass copying

In 2007, PSC had to cancel Revenue Service examination after complaints

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, Nov 23: The new chairman of the J&K Board of School Education, Prof NK Restura, who has been tasked with conducting and supervising key examinations of classes 10th and 12th, has supervised mass copying of revenue service examination held in Jammu in 2007, official documents reveal.< More


Cold wave intensifies in Kashmir

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Srinagar, Nov 23: Cold wave tightened its grip in Kashmir and Ladakh regions as the night temperatures at most places slipped further below the freezing point with Kargil shivering at the season's lowest of minus 10 degrees Celsius.Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, recorded a minimum More





  • Briefs

ML undertakes anti-election campaign

Srinagar, Nov 23: Muslim League Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday said its anti-election campaign was going on in various areas of Kashmir despite arrest of its leaders and activists.In a statement, ML spokesman More




  • National

Kashmir issue can be taken up with Pak under agreed framework: India

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Nov 23: India today said that the Kashmir issue can only be discussed under the framework for dialogue agreed with Pakistan even as it remained non-committal about any meeting between Prime More




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  • Opinion

Washington,Afghanistan And Kashmir

To be read along-with Obama's proposed visit to India

Punchline

Z.G. MUHAMMAD

 The “Freedomists” are busy in extending a helping hand to the flood hit people.  Ostensibly have freed themselves from their announced election boycott campaign. And have almost left the space More



  • GK Education&career

APPLYING TO A FOREIGN UNIVERSITY – II

You need to prepare all your documents, write a good SoP, and submit recommendation letters

STUDYING ABROAD

MUHAMMAD TAHIR

My last column generated a lot of response. I received over two dozen emails from aspiring students. Some of them were asking the same thing which I had already explained in my last column. Some were asking More



  • Letters

Poverty challenges

The biggest cause of poverty in India is rapid growth of population. The second is lack of employment. Unemployment is the reflection of poverty. Because of lack of employment opportunities, people remain More



  • Editorial

Modi Factor

The PM played on his stock themes

It was the most anticipated poll event in Kashmir and the Prime Minister Narendra Modi lived up to the hype whenhe delivered his speech in Kishtawar. The PM played on his stock themes, stressing development More



  • Business

Govt to streamline subsidies; cheap LPG for rich may go: FM

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Nov 23: A reduction of the scope of subsidies currently being provided to well-off people appears to be on the anvil with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley questioning the justification of "unquantified More



  • Sports

State Thang-Ta Championship on

Srinagar, Nov 23: On the second day of the State Thang-Ta championship competitions of junior sub-junior and junior categories were held in both boys and girls sections at Government Women’s College Nawakadal More



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  • Kashmir

Contradicting stand on Art 370 will sink BJP's boat: Omar

‘2010 will haunt me for long’

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA/GKNN

Srinagar, Nov 23: With Prime Minister Narendra Modi skirting any statement on Article 370, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said BJP is shying away from committing on this contentious issue and is instead More



  • Srinagar City

SMC building permission in 3-days a hoax: Flood victims

Dr Qasba assures action

GK CITY CORRESPONDENT

Srinagar, Sep 23: The flood victims who aspire to reconstruct or repair their flood devastated have accused some Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) officials of denying them right to get building permission More




  • Jammu

Congress releases manifesto

Seeks mandate for peace, prosperity and progress

YOGESH SAGOTRA

Jammu, Nov 23: The Congress on Sunday released its much awaited election manifesto for the five-phased Jammu and Kashmir Assembly polls and sought votes in the name of peace, prosperity and progress.  More



  • South Asia

Pakistan to have 200 nuclear weapons by 2020: US think tank

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Washington, Nov 23: Pakistan has the fastest growing nuclear weapons programme in the world and by 2020 it could have enough fissile material to produce more than 200 nuclear devices, a top American think More



  • World

Pope confers Sainthood on Fr Chavara, Sr Euphrasia from India

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Vatican City, Nov 23: Father Kuriakose Elias Chavara and Sister Euphrasia from India were among six conferred Sainthood by Pope Francis today at a special canonisation mass here, a moment of elation and More



  • Cricket




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