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India displays its ‘military might’ at R-day parade

Obama first-ever US president to attend official function as Chief Guest; Barrack-Modi bonhomie continues

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Jan 26: Watched by US President Barack Obama, India Monday displayed its military might and cultural diversity during the 66th R-Day parade in the capital which was wrapped in an unprecedented security blanket.Obama was the first ever US President to attend the parade as Chief Guest More


Cross-border factors hurdle in JK’s development: Vohra

Says repeated ceasefire violations matter of concern

GK NEWS NETWORK/PTI

Jammu, Jan 26: Holding “various cross-border factors” responsible for the hurdles in the development of Jammu and Kashmir, Governor N N Vohra Monday said maintenance of peace and public order was imperative for sustained growth.Amidst unprecedented multi-tier security across the region, the R More


This time,no blockade of mobile, internet services

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Jan 26: For the first time in a decade, mobile phones and wireless internet connections were active during the January 26 functions in Kashmir on Monday.Official said the relaxation was given “in view of the improvement in security situation.”During the past decade, all mobile phone More


Amid strike,R-day passes off peacefully in Kashmir

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Jan 26: Normal life across Kashmir was affected Monday due the strike called by separatists even as the official R-day functions passed off peacefully amid tight security arrangements.The strike call was given by all separatist groups including both factions of Hurriyat Conference led More


Rehabilitation process incomplete, working to solve problems: Div Com

KASHMIR FLOOD

ARIF SHAFI WANI

Srinagar, Jan 26: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Rohit Kansal, on Monday hailed the people of Kashmir for “valiantly facing the flood fury” even as he maintained that the administration “will continue the rehabilitation process till all flood victims are compensated for damage to their dwellings More


Cartoonist R K Laxman passes away

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Pune, Jan 26: Iconic cartoonist R K Laxman passed away at a hospital here this evening after a prolonged illness. He was 94."Laxman passed away at 6.50 PM," Dr Sameer Jog of Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital, said. Laxman, the creator of ubiquitous mute spectator 'Common Man', was admitted to the More


NC likely to support Azad in RS polls

Omar to take final call: Sagar

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, Jan 26: Facing ‘survival crisis’ in Jammu and Kashmir, the Congress leadership has decided to “explore all options” to ensure its senior leader Ghulam Nabi Azad retains the Rajya Sabha seat in the forthcoming RS polls in the State.The party leaders, according to informed sources, are More


Sharif for friendly ties with India

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Islamabad, Jan 26: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Monday pledged to develop friendly relations with India on the basis of "sovereign equality, mutual respect and commonality of interests".Greeting India on its 66th R-Day, Sharif, in a message to Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, "We believe More





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Div Com hosts reception

Srinagar, Jan 26: The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Rohit Kansal hosted At Home on the occasion of the Republic Day at SKICC. Inspector General of Police Kashmir, AG Mir, Deputy Commissioner Srinagar More




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Salahuddin flays US support to India on UNSC permanent seat

TARIQ NAQASH

Muzaffarabad, Jan 26: Supreme Commander of Hizbul Mujahideen Syed Salahuddin on Monday said that US endorsing India’s bid for a permanent seat in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) would render More




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Cross-border factors hurdles in development of JK

Lastupdate at : Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:32:08 IST

Jammu, Jan 26: Holding various cross-border factors responsible for the hurdles in the development of Jammu and Kashmir, Governor N N Vohra today said that maintenance of peace and public order was imperative More






  • Opinion

Sixth Amendment & Article 356

The prelude and the aftermath

MY WORD

DR. JAVID IQBAL

iqbal.javid46@gmail.com  While Sixth Amendment was operationalized on April 10, 1965, GOI Ministry of Law proclamation carrying the Presidential Order vis-à-vis application of Article 356 to JK State More



  • GK Magazine

Traffic Safety:An Overview

Road traffic injuries are estimated to be the 8th leading cause of death globally.

LIFE'S GOOD

MOHSIN JANWARI

When I started my post-graduation course in 2012, Prof. Dinesh Mohan (internationally acclaimed safety expert at IIT Delhi) started his lecture by saying, “look at our hands, they are all stained with More



  • Letters

Beautiful cartoon

This refers to Malik Sajad's' Inside out' (GK 21 Jan 2015). The cartoon shows the weight of threads (political parties) attached to the kite and the kite being so heavy that it's unable to fly! What a More



  • Editorial

The New Government

Jammu and Kashmir has a bad history of coalition governments formed out of political expedienciesThe uncertainty over formation of the government seems to end soon. On Tuesday, the governor, N.N. Vohra More



  • Business

Poor dealer-customer ratio adds to LPG consumer miseries

“Nexus between OMCs and gas agencies sabotaging appointment of distributorships”

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, Jan 26: Even as the oil marketing companies (OMCs) are registering customers for Direct Benefit Transfer of LPG (DBTL) in Kashmir, their failure to increase number of dealerships in the Valley More



  • Sports

Serena storms into Australian Open quarters

AFP

Melbourne, Jan 26: Serena Williams displayed all her fighting qualities to grind down the dangerous Garbine Muguruza and stay alive at the Australian Open Monday, but two-time champion Victoria Azarenka More



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Kupwara Massacre anniversary today

On Jan 27, 1994, 27 civilians were killed ‘for observing shutdown on January 26’

SHAHID RAFIQ

Kupwara, Jan 26: Kashmir will Tuesday remember the victims of Kupwara Massacre. It was on January 27, 1994, that 27 civilians, mostly traders of this north Kashmir town, fell to the bullets of Army personnel More



  • Srinagar City

Amid political uncertainty, Master Plan violations go unabated

M HYDERI

Srinagar, Jan 26: While illegal constructions and government land grab have often gone synonymous with election year politics in this City –the menace looks far from over this time amid political uncertainty More




  • Jammu

Mufti,Omar attend Governor’s reception

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Jan 26: Governor N N Vohra hosted an “at Home” at Raj Bhavan lawns, here this evening, as a part of celebrations of the 66th Republic Day.People Democratic Party (PDP) patron and former chief minister More



  • South Asia

Pakistan is our irreplaceable all weather friend: China

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Beijing, Jan 26: Calling Pakistan an "irreplaceable" all-weather friend, China today pledged full support to it amid the high-profile visit of US President Barack Obama to India. The comments came as Chinese More



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