Govt orders restructuring of Board examination system

JAMMU:  School Education Department has restructured the existing examination system. The new system will help to increase class work days and save academic year of students. As per a, order issued by the school education department move has come following large number of representations, inputs received from stakeholders seeking reforms in the Board Examinations,  re-scheduling […]

In 5th Case Of Abduction In Fortnight, Police Recovers Abducted Girl

Srinagar: In a fifth incident of its kind in past two weeks, police on Wednesday said it recovered an abducted girl in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district and arrested the abductor. A police official said that police post Utrsoo received a written complaint from one  person that his daughter (name withheld) was kidnapped by one person […]

Highway Reopens for Traffic: Police

Srinagar: The Srinagar-Jammu National Highway was partially reopened for traffic today, a week after landslides due to snowfall and rains had led to its closure. Only stranded vehicles have been allowed to ply towards Srinagar and no fresh traffic has been allowed. “The national highway has been partially opened for one-way traffic this morning,” an […]

Vigilance Arrests R&D Officials

Srinagar: In a case related to money swindling, Vigilance Organization Kashmir Wednesday arrested four officials from Rural Development Department. The arrested accused are Tanveer Ahmad Dar, Assistant Engineer Sub Division B.K. Pora;   Tariq Ahmad Sheikh Technical Assistant to MGNREGA Block B.K.Pora,   Riyaz Ahmad Mir, MPW and Ghulam Mohi-ud-Din Misger then Sarpanch Halqa Doniwari, […]

School girl crushed to death in Pampore

Pampore: A 17 year old girl student lost her life on Wednesday after she was crushed to death by a speedy Video Coach bus bearing registration number JK02N-3107 driven by Sajad Ahmad Peer of Bagander Pampore on Srinagar-Jammu highway at Pampore in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Police officials said that the class 11 girl student […]

Cancer Consumes 2 Family Members, Leaves Zaiba In Lurch 

Anantnag: A Family in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district has been left in an abject poverty by dreaded cancer disease. Zaiba Begum, 75 year old widow in Batengoo Anantnag lost her husband and only son to this dreadful disease in 2010 within a span of three months. Both deaths have shattered the life of Zaiba who […]

China does not want to see trade war with US

Beijing: China’s Premier Li Keqiang said on Wednesday that Beijing does not want to see a trade war with the United States and urged talks between both sides to achieve common ground. “We do not want to see any trade war breaking out between the two countries. That would not make our trade fairer,” Li said […]

Saudi deputy crown prince,Trump meeting a ‘turning point’ in ties: Saudi adviser

Washington: Saudi Arabia hailed a “historical turning point” in US-Saudi relations after a meeting between US President Donald Trump and Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman highlighted the two leaders’ shared view that Iran posed a regional security threat. The meeting on Tuesday appeared to signal a meeting of the minds on many issues between Trump […]

UP win and Kashmir

Four days after the BJP’s incredible triumph in Uttar Pradesh, the political commentators across India are yet to come to grips with the development. The magnitude of the development is yet to sink in. All the analysis, predictions and exit polls have come to nought. Despite their announcement of the demise of Modi’s vaunted electoral […]

Misreading the new

So much of the instant analysis of the Uttar Pradesh assembly election results echoes the bewildered commentary that followed Narendra Modi’s historic victory in the Lok Sabha elections of May 2014. Familiar arguments, such as the communal polarisation of the electorate, getting caste combinations right, the resort to “populism”, even the “stupidity” of the Congress […]

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