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Kashmir markets see slump in business

Price rise, Gaza carnage hit Eid shopping

PRES TRUST OF INDIA

Srinagar, July 27: Price rise and protests expressing solidarity with Palestinians in Gaza has hit Eid shopping in Kashmir Valley as people have substantially cut on spending for the upcoming festivities."The business is not as good as it used to be Eid eve. Even by the conservative estimates More


Police arrest ‘extortionist posing as militant’

SSP says he would threaten Panchayat members to resign

SHOWKAT DAR

Pulwama, July 27:  Police Sunday arrested an “extortionist” in this south Kashmir district who was posing as a militant, officials said. A tear-smoke grenade, toy pistol, and fifty thousand rupees were recovered from his possession, they said. Senior Superintendent of Police, Pulwama, Tejinder More


Tulmulla shuts against ‘police excesses’

Locals refute police claims, say Imam didn’t provoke people

MUDASIR YAQOOB

Srinagar, July 27: People in Tulmulla area of central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district Sunday observed complete shutdown against the alleged police atrocities on them. Reports said local residents held two-hour sit-in this morning, demanding unconditional release of people taken into custody by police More


Pakistan has high hopes from August 25 FS-level meet

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, July 27: Pakistan has hoped that with the upcoming foreign secretary level talks with India, the two countries will move forward in all areas as articulated by their Prime Ministers.Addressing a congregation at the Jama Majid here last evening where he was invited for Iftar by Imam More





  • Briefs

NC greets people on Eid-ul-Fitr

Srinagar July 27: National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah has greeted the people of the State on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr and has prayed for peace and prosperity in the State. “This festival More




  • National

Google mapping comes under CBI scrutiny

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, July 27: CBI has registered a preliminary enquiry (PE) against Internet giant Google over Mapathon 2013, an event organised by the US company, for allegedly violating laws by mapping sensitive More




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Summer vacation not extended: Director School Education

Lastupdate at : Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:36:00 IST

SRINAGAR, JULY 28: Summer vacation in Kashmir schools has not been extended, the Director School Education Kashmir said Monday. He urged people and students not to pay heed to rumours. More






  • Opinion

2014 Elections

........ and the Coalition Politics

PUNCHLINE

Z.G. MUHAMMAD

 My premise, perhaps was faulty. I had started believing, that 2014 Assembly elections in the State will be different in as much as actors’ involved in the electoral politics are concerned. I was More



  • Education

Towards Self reliance and Economic Prosperity

Kashmir produces maximum and contributes the most to the state exchequer

STUDYING ECONOMY

ABRAR UL MUSTAFA

What's the economic viability of Kashmir Valley and what would be the revenue and expenditure figures of Kashmir? On making an economic analysis of the various relevant facets, I have come to believe that More



  • Letters

Loud speakers

This refers to an article by Aamir Hussain Shah "Questioning Loud Speaker Menace" (Greater Kashmir 23rd July, 2014.) In reference to the issue, I would like to quote Verse 110 of Sura Bani-Israel - "Neither More



  • Editorial

Waiting for the Day

While we celebrate Eid we also remember the poor

After a holy month of fasting and worship, made more daunting by the long days and hot sun, Eid-ul-Fitr has come as an ultimate award for the faithful who go hungry from sunup to sundown in line with God More



  • Business

Govt mulling increase in stipend to woo people for handicraft training

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, July 27: With youngsters showing little interest to attend handicraft training centres, the state government is mulling to enhance the stipends of trainee artisans. The Directorate of Handicrafts More



  • Sports

Players seek ‘foolproof’ process to determine players’ age

JKCA selection trials

ABID KHAN

Srinagar, July 27: Prospective young cricketers here have accused the Jammu & Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) of failing to implement ‘fool-proof’ measures for determining the age of players taking More



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  • Kashmir

Sun continues to spit fire in Valley

Kashmir hotter than Ladakh, Jammu

MUDASIR YAQOOB

Srinagar, July 27: Reeling under an extended winter for much of the summer, Kashmir is witnessing steep rise in temperature over the past week. Nights too are very hot, denying any relief to people even More



  • Srinagar City

Admin’s late night shopping proposal a damp squib

Traders blame lack of public transport, poor lighting

RUN UP TO EID-UL-FITR

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, July 27: Notwithstanding the assurance to facilitate late night shopping in the City center ahead of Eid-Ul-Fitr, the administration has failed in the endeavor while traders complained that poor More




  • South Asia

UJC chief extends Eid greetings to Ummah

Urges rich not to forget destitute

Islamabad, July 27: Extending his Eid greetings to Muslim Ummah, the chairman of United Jihad Council, Syed Sallahudin on Sunday appealed the rich and the well off people not to forget the needy, poor More



  • World

Hamas agrees to 24-hour humanitarian truce in Gaza; toll 1060

HARINDER MISHRA\PTI

Gaza/Jerusalem, July 27: Ahead of Eid, Hamas today agreed to a 24-hour UN-brokered humanitarian truce after initially rejecting it as the 20-day Gaza conflict killed 1,060 Palestinians and 46 Israelis More



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