AAP Symbol of Change: Mirwaiz

Says, Delhi results encouraging; Urges AAP to reach out to people of Kashmir   SRINAGAR: Welcoming the emergence of Aam Admi Party (AAP) at the national politics, Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Monday expressed hope that AAP will try to reach out to the people of Kashmir. Speaking on the sidelines of a […]

People outside J&K fortunate to have free, fair elections: Mehbooba

SRINAGAR: Stating that people should celebrate Aam Admi Party (AAP) debut win in Delhi elections, Opposition Peoples   Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti on Monday said that people in rest of the country are fortunate to have free and fair elections. “I think people should celebrate Arvind Kejriwal’s success. He seems to be very […]

Ranjit Sagar Dam: J&K losses over Rs.17000 cr

SRINAGAR: Besides massive environmental damage, the Ranjit Sagar Dam project in Punjab has caused J&K losses to the tune of over Rs 17000 crore so far. Committee on Environment of J&K Legislative Council today disclosed that the losses suffered by the State due to breach of agreement by Punjab Government, has been tentatively calculated to […]

Valley reels under darkness, Power Minster blames people

Department to start massive drive against power thefts SRINAGAR: Stating that people are responsible for the power mess in Kashmir, Minister for Power and Information, Monday said that until and unless people desist from power thefts, the electricity scenario of the valley will not get better. He also said that the department will soon start […]

‘NC Keen to Have Friendship with Mirwaiz’

Congress will be routed in India: Kamal SRINAGAR: Ruling National Conference Monday said it wants to extend hand of friendship to Mirwaiz Umar Farooq but unfortunately, Mirwaiz continues to spit venom against NC for the reasons better known to him. A senior NC leader said the offer was “for the betterment of Kashmiri people”. “Our […]

124 Soldiers ‘Punished’ for HR Abuses

SRINAGAR: Maintaining that army was committed to ‘zero tolerance’ for human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir, a senior army official Monday said that 124 personnel and officers, found guilty of rights abuses were awarded exemplary punishments during the last 20 years. GOC-in-C, Northern Command, Lt Gen Sanjiv Chachra, according to a statement issued by […]

LC Panel Seeks Gen Singh’s Personal Appearance

JAMMU: The Privilege Committee of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council has decided to ask former Army Chief General VK Singh to appear in person before the Committee on 9th January, 2014 to explain his position with regard to the privilege motion pending against him in the House. This was decided in a meeting of the […]

Blank Afghan Check For US?

In his refusal to sign the Afghan-US security pact which would enable some US troops to stay in Afghanistan after 2014, Afghan President Hamid Karzai is signaling a clear message to the United States: Afghanistan does not need US troops on its ground any more.  Unlike the US claim that the presence of its troops […]

Cloud Computing – Growing opportunity in IT

When we speak about solutions such as cloud, most solution providers might have braced it as if it were the future of information technology. But the fact is that cloud computing can be interpreted differently by different people.  This whole notion stems from the idea that the resources used by customers can be converted and […]