‘Climate Change’ in India-Pak Ties?Modi-Sharif Shake Hands in Paris

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met and shook hands with his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif at the climate change summit, which started in Paris on Monday. There is no confirmation yet on whether the two leaders will meet again for a bilateral talk on the sidelines of the 21st session of the Conference of […]

SAC A Farce, Toothless Tiger: Chief

SRINAGAR: State Accountability Commission Chairman (Rtd) Justice Bashir Ahmed Khan Monday said that SAC is a toothless tiger which lacks on all fronts.  “There is no prosecution wing, no separate Investigating Officer’s. The Commission has lost almost all the powers due to multiple amendments in Jammu and Kashmir Accountability Commission Act, 2002,” Khan told CNS […]

Gynae Patient Attended By Dermatologist, Dies

Bijbehara protests, family accuses of negligence Anantnag: In a shocking incident, a 24-year-old lady has died allegedly due to medical negligence as a Dermatologist attended on her in the absence of a gynecologist at sub-district hospital Bijbehara. The woman delivered a dead baby before passing away. Family of the deceased accused doctors posted at Bijbehara […]

CM Kick-starts Preparations for Municipal Polls

Municipal polls possibly in March, Panchayat in May: Shant Manu SRINAGAR: The preparations for holding much-awaited elections to Urban Local Bodies in Jammu and Kashmir have finally begun, with the Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Syeed Monday formally having asked Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) for putting in place these grass root level democratic institutions as early […]

Address Core Political Issues First: Omar

BANIHAL: National Conference Working President Mr. Omar Abdullah on Monday alleged the PDP-BJP Government’s policy of putting core political issues in J&K on the back-burner did not auger well for the prospects of peace and stability, both within the State and the entire South Asian region.  Abdullah, while addressing public meetings in Banihal today said […]

‘Prolonged Ops Making People Suffer in Kupwara’

Residents: ‘Either call off operation or allow us to graze cattle’ Kupwara:  Appealing Security agencies either to call off their 18 day long operation or allow them to graze their cattle in nearby forests, the people from Hajinaka and its adjacent villages Monday said that their life has become hell from past two weeks as […]

Ladakh Water Bodies Freeze, Chill Intensifies in Valley

SRINAGAR: All water bodies, including ponds and khuls, were frozen in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir, where people in the Valley continued to shiver under sub zero temperature during the night though the sun was playing hide and seek since this morning. A Met department spokesman said here that weather is likely to remain […]

Power Woes Deepen in kashmir Valley

SRINAGAR: With the minimum temperature plunging to freezing level in the Kashmir valley, frequent power cuts have aggravated the problems of the masses. The frequent power cuts, even in metered areas are causing problems for the residents as night temperature has begun slipping to sub-zero levels. Consumers, have been protesting against diminishing electricity supply for […]

BSF Jawan ‘Spying’ for Pak Held

NEW DELHI: BSF head constable Abdul Rasheed, arrested for allegedly spying for Pakistan’s ISI, was on Tuesday remanded to police custody till December 7 by a Delhi court even as investigators said they have to track the money trail and identify his possible accomplices in the force.  “Is there any involvement of any senior officers?,” […]

Blindfolded Kashmiri Pandit invites hugs to promote brotherhood

Srinagar:-Amid a raging debate on intolerance in the country, a Kashmiri Pandit stood blindfolded in the heart of the city, inviting people to hug him to exhibit brotherhood between various communities in the Valley on Monday. Inspired by a Muslim man who stood blindfolded in Paris, asking people to embrace him if they trusted him […]

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