Modi, Sharif maintain distance at SAARC Summit

No plans for structured meeting between PMs: India, Pak


Kathmandu, Nov 26: They shared the dais but leave alone a handshake, there was no exchange of courtesies between Prime Ministers of India and Pakistan during the nearly three-hour SAARC Summit here Wednesday.Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif, who were sitting More

Army indicts JCO,8 soldiers for killing 2 youth in Chattergam

Court of Inquiry finds ‘gross violation of rules of engagement’


Srinagar, Nov 26: Army has indicted nine soldiers including a Junior Commissioned Officer of 53 Rashtriya Rifles for killing two youth in Chattergam Chadoora area of Budgam district on November 3.Faisal Yusuf son of Muhammad Yusuf and Mehraj-u-din Dar son Ghulam Muhammad of Chattergam were killed More

Modi to campaign in 2nd phase of polls


Jammu, Nov 26: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will campaign for BJP in second phase of assembly elections in Udhampur and Poonch districts of Jammu and Kashmir on November 28."The Prime Minister will campaign for the candidates in the second phase of elections on November 28," Jammu and Kashmir More

Premature to call high voter turnout defeat of separatism: Omar Abdullah

Files nomination from Sonwar;Appreciates Modi's ‘greatest success’ on external front


Srinagar, Nov 26: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday said it was too early to call the large turnout of voters in the first phase of Assembly elections in Kashmir as “defeat of separatism”, saying “any judgment” can be passed once the five-phased elections are over.“It (turnout) was very encouraging More

NC in poll manifesto: Will pursue Autonomy with renewed vigor

Assures safeguarding Article 370, rehabilitation of flood victims


Srinagar, Nov 26: Facing one of the ‘toughest elections’ in its history, the ruling National Conference, in its poll manifesto released Tuesday, reiterated it would strive “with renewed vigor” for restoration of autonomy to Jammu and Kashmir.The party also promised to safeguard the "special status More

‘Congress highest example of opportunism, falsehood’


Vijaypur, Nov 26: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday hit out at Congress for trying to take credit for all the good work done by NC-led government and described the attitude of the party as the highest example of "opportunism and falsehood"."Congress and its leadership is attempting to take More

‘282 people died, 2.53 lakh houses damaged in JK floods’

Centre says Rs 1000 cr released under SPA


New Delhi, Nov 26: The recent floods and landslides in Jammu and Kashmir claimed 282 lives and damaged 2.53 lakh houses, the Rajya Sabha was informed Wednesday.Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said that according to information received from the state government, 282 people have died, 6 More

Reservation Bill awaits Raj Bhavan nod


Srinagar, Nov 26: The fate of a bill seeking reservation for Pahari-speaking people in J&K is hanging in balance with Raj Bhavan “putting on hold” its assent following questions over its legal validity, sources told Greater Kashmir.Authoritative sources said the Governor NN Vohra is yet to More

Centre likely to announce package for PaK families


New Delhi, Nov 26: The government is likely to announce a comprehensive rehabilitation package soon for over 36,000 families displaced from Pakistan-administered Kashmir (PaK), many of whom have come to India during Partition.Home Minister Rajnath Singh is personally looking into the issue and More

  • Briefs

Zeeshan Pandith files nomination from Amira Kadal

Srinagar, Nov 26: Awami Ittihaad Party senior leader and party candidate for Amira Kadal constituency, Zeeshan Pandith filed his nomination papers today. Accompanied by AIP supporters, Pandith expressed More

  • News

E-visa for 43 countries to be rolled out today


New Delhi, Nov 26: Visitors from over 40 countries, including Israel, Palestine, Germany and the US, will be able to avail of the much-awaited electronic visa facility from tomorrow.The e-visa facility More

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Modi, Sharif maintain distance at SAARC Summit

Lastupdate at : Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:39:30 IST

Kathmandu, Nov 26: They shared the dais but leave alone a handshake, there was no exchange of courtesies between Prime Ministers of India and Pakistan during the nearly three-hour SAARC Summit here today More

  • Opinion

A humble Kashmiri!

What more can he do except banging his head against a wall



mail@fidaiqbal.com Common Kashmiri standing on the crossroads of elections and aftershock of devastating floods is completely confused. People can't decide, how to prioritize. They don't know whether More

  • GK Health

Hand Hygiene And Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan

Does hand washing qualify as one of the prime slogans in national healthcare agenda in india?



khuroo@yahoo.com For many years the Indian pubic was made to believe that healthcare in India means expansion, availability of state-of-the-art equipment, and pumping-in of more funds. Even prior More

  • Letters

Service rules

One wonders why service conduct rules are not applicable to a section of blue eyed government servants who despite being taking monthly salaries from the state government department coffers, are not governed More

  • Editorial

SAARC Failure

Without improvement in Indo-Pak relations, there is little chance of SAARC realizing its potential

SAARC summit despite all the anticipation of a meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart has come as a big disappointment. Let alone meet each other, the two leaders kept More

  • Business

Kashmir tourism leaders join hands to promote industry afresh

DDC Srinagar: Launch massive promotion campaign under title ‘Kashmir - Even better this year’


Srinagar, Nov 26: The Kashmir-based tourism trade bodies today vowed to work hard for revival of local tourism industry that has suffered immense losses in the recent floods. To chalk out strategy for More

  • Sports

Hughes has more scans, still in critical condition


Sydney, Nov 26: Phillip Hughes, the Australian batsman who needed emergency surgery after being knocked out by a cricket ball, remained in a critical condition on Wednesday. Australian team doctor Peter More

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  • Kashmir

Ratanpuri stoned in Pulwama, injured

Mehbooba condemns attack


Pulwama, Nov 26: NC candidate for Pulwama constituency and Rajya Saba member Ghulam Nabi Ratanpuri today sustained minor injuries when he was attacked with stones by people during a road-show, reports More

  • Srinagar City

Now,students being asked to study for 2 classes simultaneously!

Exams in March, coaching centers start new session; Cry for mass promotion goes louder


Srinagar, Nov 26: As if running schools in “unsafe and unhygienic” conditions in this flood-ravaged City was not enough, the schoolchildren and their parents have been taken for a ride on yet another front More

  • Jammu

NPP releases manifesto

Promises amendment of Article 370, delimitation


Jammu, Nov 26:  Jammu Kashmir Panthers Party (JKNPP) on Wednesday released its manifesto here promising to seek amendment of Article 370, delimitation of Assembly constituencies, safe return of Kashmiri More

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