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Nobody should try to make India Islamic country: Meghalaya High Court judge

@Admin : 13-Dec-2018, 08:00 AM

Justice Sen also has urged the Prime Minister Narendra Modi to enact laws to allow the Hindus, Sikhs, Jains, Buddhist, Parsis, Christians, Khasis, Jaintias and Garos who have come from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan to live in India and to be given citizenship.

A Meghalaya High Court judge while terming the National Register of Citizens (NRC) defective has said that “nobody sh more...

Gehlot, Pilot in Delhi as Rahul to pick new Rajasthan CM

@Admin : 13-Dec-2018, 07:00 AM

Congress observer K.C. Venugopal and state-in-charge Avinash Pandey were here on Wednesday to attend a Congress Legislature Party meeting of the newly-elected MLAs, who were to give their views on their choice of Chief Minister.

Former Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and state Congress chief Sachin Pilot reached New Delhi on Thursday to meet party President Rahul Gandhi, who will fi more...

Light rain, snow in Jammu and Kashmir

@Admin : 13-Dec-2018, 06:00 AM

"We are expecting improvement in the weather from today (Thursday) afternoon," an official of the MET Department said.

Light rain and snow occurred in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday as the weather office has forecast an improvement in weather.

"We are expecting improvement in the weather from today (Thursday) afternoon," an official of the MET Department said. more...

Two militants killed in Sopore gunfight identified

@Admin : 13-Dec-2018, 05:00 AM

A police official identified them as Owais Bhat and Tahir Ahmad Dar - both local residents.

Two militants killed in a gunfight with the government forces were affiliated with Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT).

A police official identified them as Owais Bhat and Tahir Ahmad Dar -- both local residents.

He said the duo killed in an overnight gunfight with the forces in Gund Br more...

Mendhar youth demand HDC for Pir Panchal

@Admin : 12-Dec-2018, 10:01 PM

The hill development council is a burning demand of the people living in the region. We are hopeful that the Governor administration will sanction a positive decision.”

The youth of Mendhar area on Wednesday demanded a hill development council (HDC) for Pir Panchal region, citing it as a need of the people.

Addressing a press conference, youth leader MakhnaChowdhary said, &ldq more...

Create awareness about Super 50 coaching: Kishtwar admin asks schools

@Admin : 12-Dec-2018, 10:01 PM

The district administration on Wednesday asked the principals of Higher Secondary Schools of Kishtwar to launch a campaign to aware students about Super 50 coaching scheme, under which aspirants are provided two-month free coaching for entrance examinations at Jammu.

The students with minimum 50 percent marks in matriculation and have appeared in the higher secondary part-II ex more...

Kotranka residents irked over shortage of water supply

@Admin : 12-Dec-2018, 10:01 PM

He identified the villages as Khah, Jamola, Sawari, Rehan, Hubbi, DharSankari, Sanokte and Trallaamong others.

Thousands of people, living in several villages of Kotranka, staged a demonstration on Wednesday to lodge their protest against the shortage of water supply in their areas.

Peoples Democratic Party youth general secretary Thakur Balwant Singh, while addressing the prote more...

Surge in respiratory ailments as temperature dips in Kashmir

@Admin : 12-Dec-2018, 10:01 PM

Doctors list precautionary measures, say elderly, children more vulnerable

Hospitals in Kashmir are witnessing a surge in the number of patients with respiratory ailments following a dip in temperatures across the Valley, doctors say.

At the chest diseases hospital in Srinagar, the patient load has almost doubled, according to an official there, even as a steep increase in the n more...

Tourism loses priority!

@Admin : 12-Dec-2018, 10:01 PM

In spite of tall claims from various politicians and the government functionaries about Tourism being the backbone of Kashmir’s economy, the sector seems to have lost government’s priority!

Kashmir has been a well-known tourist destination throughout our history. In earlier times, great travelers used to visit the valley and describe its beauty in their travelogues and other writings. more...

Rahul emerges

@Admin : 12-Dec-2018, 10:01 PM

He has shown that he can lead from the front

AICC President Rahul Gandhi is the principal challenger to invincible Narender Modi. He is a leader in whom masses in three Hindi heartland the bastion of BJP have placed their confidence and trust and to his leadership in Indian National Congress. It is proven that he has the power to influence and lead from the front the country through the d more...

Equal not similar

@Admin : 12-Dec-2018, 10:01 PM

Equality must not be confused with similarity

In the contemporary world, gender equality has become a much debated issue. Every now and then, we see people speaking in favour of or against the concept. According to UN, “gender equality means that men and women enjoy same rights, resources, opportunities and protections; it does not require that men and women be the same or they be t more...

One soul, one humanity

@Admin : 12-Dec-2018, 10:01 PM

A Sikh girl’s endeavour to save Muslim girl’s life! A rare example of religious harmony

Manjot Singh Kohli is a 23-year-old Sikh girl from Udhampur district who is an activist catering to activities related to societal and human rights. Of late, her name is buzzing on news platforms particularly on social media and why not, she has come up with the inspirational act which is praise wo more...

MUJGUND ENCOUNTER: Kashmir Inc assesses loss to residential houses

@Admin : 12-Dec-2018, 10:01 PM

Appeals business fraternity, trusts, NGOs for help

A joint delegation of the Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the KCCI Relief Trust visited Mujgund area here on Wednesday to have an on-spot assessment of loss caused to the residential houses during the encounter on 8-9 December, 2018.

The delegation was led by KCCI senior vice-president Nasir Hamid Khan and Trustee R more...

Sajjad Bazaz is Head J&K Bank IC&KM department

@Admin : 12-Dec-2018, 10:01 PM

Through his columns- Bank Watch, Straight Talk, Investment Matters and What’s Up- he has successfully created enthusiasm among youth for entrepreneurship and self-employment ventures.

J&K Bank Editor, SajjadBazaz, has been placed Head of Internal Communication & Knowledge Management (IC&KM) department of the Bank. 

Making a notable mark in Corporate Communicat more...

JKCL employees protest, demand salary of 5 months

@Admin : 12-Dec-2018, 10:01 PM

“We have been pushed to the wall by the management of the company. For last five months our salaries are pending,” said general secretary of the union, Javid Ahmad.

As the Jammu and Kashmir Cements Limited is in dire strait with Rs 150 crore liabilities, the employees of the corporation Wednesday held a protest demonstration demanding the release of their five month pending salary. Th more...

Tarigami seeks KCC loan waiver for farmers

@Admin : 12-Dec-2018, 10:00 PM

The need is to announce one-time waiver of KCC loan to the small farmers and fruit growers whose harvest was damaged by the snowfall, he said.

While expressing serious concern over rising unemployment, power scarcity, corruption and unabated killings/arrests in Kashmir, CPI (M) leader Mohammad YousufTarigami today demanded KCC loan waiver for the small farmers and fruit growers whose harv more...

PDP concerned over delay in construction of Fruit Mandis

@Admin : 12-Dec-2018, 10:00 PM

Veeri said that even as the proposals for the building of the fruit mandis in these areas stand approved since long, the slow pace of work is adding up worries of fruit growers at large”.

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday expressed serious concern over the “snail’s pace” of construction work of fruit markets in south Kashmir’s Bijbihara, Pulwama and Sho more...

Handicrafts dealers asked to register shops

@Admin : 12-Dec-2018, 10:00 PM

Directorate of Handicrafts Wednesday urged the handicrafts dealers carrying out business in various tourist areas of the state to register their shops with the office.

In an official handout issued here, the dealers were directed to adhere to the rules of Tourist Trade Act, 1978(82) and refrain from indulging in any kind of malpractice which include cheating, dishonesty, toutin more...

43 kg poppy straw recovered from truck: Police

@Admin : 12-Dec-2018, 10:00 PM

“A truck bearing registration number PB 10BM-9501 en route Punjab was stopped on the highway.

Ramban police on Wednesday said it recovered 43 kg poppy straw from a Punjab-bound truck and arrested its driver. Police said a special Naka was laid on Ramban outskirts on the Jammu-Srinagar Highway.

“A truck bearing registration number PB 10BM-9501 en route Punjab was stopped more...

Ranji Trophy: J&K 3 players ahead of Haryana clash

@Admin : 12-Dec-2018, 10:00 PM

J&K is going to play its next match of Ranji trophy on December 14 against hosts Haryana at Chaudhry BansiLal Cricket Stadium, Lahli, Haryana.

J&K’s selectors have dropped three underperforming players from its Ranji trophy team and have included two new players ahead of the clash against Haryana.

J&K is going to play its next match of Ranji trophy on December 14 a more...