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PDP,BJP work out draft CMP

Document sent to PM NarendraModi for approval

Govt Formation

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Jan 31: In a major development, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and BhartiyaJanta Party (BJP) have worked out a draft Common Minimum Program (CMP) for a coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir. The draft has been sent to Prime Minister NarendraModi for his approval.According to More


New allies making joint efforts to woo independents

It was after calculations and understandings that BJP, PDP fielded 2 candidates each: DrNirmal Singh

RS POLLS

ARVIND SHARMA

Jammu, Jan 31: The BhartiyaJanta Party (BJP) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are making joint efforts to woo the independent MLAs to ensure victory of their respective candidates in the forthcoming RajyaSabha elections in Jammu and Kashmir.“All the independent MLAs are in our constant touch More


Modi,Vohra discuss flood relief measures in JK

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Jan 31: Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra on Saturday called on Prime Minister NarendraModi and apprised him about the relief and rehabilitation progress going on in the state in the aftermath of massive floods last September.The meeting lasted for nearly 30 minutes during which More


Snowfall likely in several areas from today

Govt issues avalanche warning for upper reaches, advisory for Sgr-Jmu Highway

YOGESH SAGOTRA

Jammu, Jan 31: The Jammu and Kashmir government Saturday issued a snow avalanche warning after weather department prediction of heavy snowfall in the higher reaches of Jammu and Kashmir from Sunday.“The weather conditions are evolving  that may cause snowfall in first week of February bringing More


Declining snowfall pattern in Kashmir alarming: Experts

Blame climate change, high concentration of black carbon near glaciers

ARIF SHAFI WANI

Srinagar, Jan 31: Declining snowfall pattern particularly in Kashmir coupled with increasing temperature in winter has worried experts who blame climate change and high concentration of black carbon near Valley glaciers for the phenomenon.  With weather remaining mostly dry during the ChilaiKalan More


Settlement of WPRs humanitarian issue: MuzaffarBaig

‘Middle path must be found to give these people hope’

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, Jan 31: Senior PDP leader and Member Parliament, MuzaffarHussainBaig, Saturday said the settlement of West Pakistan Refugees (WPRs) is a humanitarian issue and that a middle path must be found to give these people a hope.Baig’s assertion comes a day after BJP said that the issue of settlement More


BJP conveniently forgot border migrants' plight: Rana

NC seeks relief, rehabilitation on war-footing basis

GK NEWS NETWORK

National Conference on Saturday expressed grave concern and anguish over ‘total neglect’ of border dwellers, rendered homeless due to intermittent ceasefire violations especially on the International Border, and sought their secured rehabilitation on war-footing basis.“In run up to the recent More





  • Briefs

SSB sends local boys on educational tour

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 31: Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) Saturday said that it sent a group of 21 boys of various districts of Kashmir on educational tour.  “The tour was flagged off by officiating DIG KC Vikram More




  • News

Army taking precautions to check casualties: Defence minister

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Jan 31: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today said he has instructed the Army to ensure that there are no casualties in the force "as far as possible" during operations against terrorists More




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Kashmir calling Southeast Asians for adventure tourism

Lastupdate at : Sun, 1 Feb 2015 12:38:37 IST

New Delhi, Feb 1: In the wake of dwindling European tourists, Jammu and Kashmir is targeting travellers from Southeast Asia with adventure tourism activities like motor biking, rafting and paragliding More






  • Opinion

Limits of showmanship

Showmanship is good, but too much of that is unhealthy for a democracy like India.

STATECRAFT

HAPPYMON JACOB

The American President’s recent visit to New Delhi to be the Chief Guest at the Republic Day celebrations, and the many rounds of useful dialogue that the two sides had, were indeed admirable foreign policy More



  • Oped

Not a crisis, it is a humiliation

Jammu & Kashmir’s present financial situation demands an urgent political response to address three fundamental issues: financial autonomy, economic policy and administrative reforms

ARJIMAND HUSSAIN TALIB

In a book project of the US Institute of Peace in early 2000s, an Indian-origin co-author disagreed with my view that financial collapse could be one of the possible scenarios that could undermine peace More



  • Business

SRTC gives away Rs 6 cr revenue to favor private transporters

‘Management leaves revenue generation opportunities for personal gains’

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, Jan 31: While the loss making State Road Transport Corporation (SRTC) should be looking for every opportunity to garner revenues, it is doing opposite!In November-December last, the management More



  • Sports

Judokas warned about ‘unauthorized’ clubs

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 31: The Jammu & Kashmir Judo Association (JKJA) has warned prospective judo players against joining unauthorized coaching centres, stating that only two clubs in the state area affiliated More



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  • Kashmir

JK witnessed peace, development during NC regimes: Kamal

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 31: National Conference (NC) additional general secretary Dr Sheikh Mustafa Kamal Saturday said Jammu and Kashmir witnessed peace, prosperity and massive development only when NC was in power More



  • Srinagar City

Army chief honors DrQasba for ‘selfless service’ during floods

GOC 15 Corps felicitates Mehta, Kotwal, other officials, civilian volunteers

GK CITY CORRESPONDENT

Srinagar, Jan 31: Chief of the Army Staff General Dalbir Singh Suhag on Saturday honored Srinagar Municipal Corporation Commissioner Dr GN Qasba for his “selfless service” during September floods which More




  • Jammu

Panthers Party advocates 2 CMs for JK

State’s reorganization only way out: Bhim Singh

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Jan 31: Reiterating that reorganization of Jammu and Kashmir was the only way out, National Panthers Party (NPP) supremo Prof Bhim Singh Saturday said the state should have separate chief ministers More



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