• TOP STORIES

Ahead of polls, Police cracks down on separatists

Malik, Shah, Nayeem, Akbar, others taken into custody

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Oct 30: Police Thursday arrested at least a dozen separatist leaders and activists from different areas of the summer capital in a bid to halt their election boycott campaign. The arrests triggered massive protests.In raids during the day, the cops arrested Jammu and Kashmir Liberation More


HC directs pvt schools to adjust Sep-Oct fee in coming months

1100 school buildings affected by floods, says Govt

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Oct 30:  The J&K government Thursday appraised the High Court that 1100 school buildings were affected by the September floods in Kashmir out of which 600 buildings were partially damaged while 500 suffered complete damage.In its status report, the Education department through More


Omar likely to fight from Ganderbal

NC to divulge final list of candidates today

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, Oct 30: Soon after his return from London, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday convened a meeting of senior National Conference leaders to give his nod to list of candidates, yet to be announced by the party, for the upcoming Assembly elections. The final list of candidates will be released More


Central Ministry approves alignment of highway-1B

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Oct 30: The Central Ministry of Road Transport and Shipping has approved alignment of highway-1B.An official spokesman said in response to a communication from Governor NN Vohra, the Central Ministry of Road Transport and Shipping has approved that the alignment of National Highway 1B More





  • Briefs

Sirhama residents hail Veeri

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Oct 30: Residents of Sirhama village in south Kashmir have expressed gratitude to local MLA, A R Veeri for his efforts in upgrading Government High School Sirhama to Higher Secondary School level More




  • National

No more first class air travel for bureaucrats

Austerity Drive

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Oct 30: Unveiling an austerity drive to trim fiscal deficit, the government has banned first class air travel for bureaucrats, meetings in five-star hotels and purchase of cars while freezing More




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  • Opinion

Why should people vote?

Why is it so important that people come out to vote for assembly elections in the first place?

SPOTLIGHT

DR ABDUL MAJID SIRAJ

majidsirajuk@yahoo.com A Delhi-based journalist while concluding a heated discourse on Kashmir made a remark-advising people of J&K to join Assembly Elections. That, he said, will give a befitting More



  • Oped

Zero Degree

Unrecognised institutions and fake degrees are putting a question mark on the validity of merit and security of future of the youth

ACADEMIC CONCERN

ZEHRU NISSA

Ovais was a customer services manager in a Finance Consultancy in Milan, Italy when global recession rattled the world market. The company laid off thousands of employees and Ovais's fledgling career came More



  • Letters

Nature's fury

This refers to the causes that led to recent floods. What do you think was the cause of this catastrophe? Some eminent environmentalists say that this calamity was an upshot of the global warming, some More



  • Friday Focus

Our Relationship with the Quran

PROF G R MALIK

Consider an imaginary situation in which you see a certain Mr X, who knows nothing of English language except its alphabet, sitting down to read Shakespeare with the help of a specifically devised set More



  • Business

In flood hit Kashmir, traders to import woolen clothing, matting, rice from PaK

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, Oct 30: In the wake of recent floods, the Kashmiri traders associated with LoC trade have decided to import woolen clothing, matting and rice from PaK, which according to them would be affordable More



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  • Kashmir

Govt accused of shielding officers from transfer

CEO refuses to buy ‘relief & rehabilitation’ theory

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Oct 30: In a major embarrassment for the Jammu and Kashmir government, officials sources Thursday said the state government had used flood as an excuse before the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO More



  • Srinagar City

Admin sleeps on traffic chaos

Ahead of Durbar Move, gridlocks worsen

GK CITY CORRESPONDENT

Srinagar, Oct 30: While the traffic jams in the City have worsened past September floods, the Traffic Police and the civil administration has miserably failed to take measures to streamline the flow vehicles More




  • Jammu

Urs Shah Asrar-ud-din on Nov 10

Kishtwar, Oct 30:  The district administration here today discussed the arrangements for Urs Shah Asrar-ud-din Sahib falling on November 10.  The arrangements were discussed in detail at a meeting More



  • South Asia

Jamaat supporters clash with police to protest chief's death order

ANISUR RAHMAN\PTI

Dhaka, Oct 30: Angry Islamists in Bangladesh today clashed with police, hurled crude bombs and attacked the home of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's relative during a nation- wide strike against the death More



  • World

Don’t complicate situation along borders: China to India

‘We urge Indian side to do more to maintain peace’

K J M VARMA\PTI

Beijing, Oct 30: China's military today expressed concern over India's plan to construct 54 new border posts in Arunachal Pradesh, saying India should not complicate the situation and do more to maintain More



  • Cricket




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