• Capacity building key to efficient administration: Dr Drabu

    Capacity building key to efficient administration: Dr Drabu

    Underlining the importance of regular training for skill and proficiency development, Minister for Finance, Labour, and Culture & Employment Dr Haseeb Drabu Thursday said capacity building needs to be oriented systematically.
  • Lolab disrupts forces operation against militants, pelt stones

    Taking cue from south Kashmir, hundreds of people today evening – apparently for the first time – from their houses in Lolab area of border district of Kupwara and resorted to stone-pelting after an encounter raged between militants and government
  • 75 year old Mukhti Begam: A Mother’s Tale of Woe

    It is the dream of every parent to see their children grow up into healthy and capable individuals. Parents often sacrifice their entire lives raising their children in the hope that their children will provide them a shoulder of support in their old
  • ‘Murder’ of Forest Guard: Court summons key witness to record statement

    The court of Chief Judicial Magistrate Bandipora Vijay Singh Manhas Thursday summoned one of the eyewitnesses to record his statement in a case related to murder of a Forest Guard whose dead body was recovered from Nallah Madhumathi in Bandipora
  • PDP betrayed people of Kashmir: Congress

    PDP betrayed people of Kashmir: Congress

    Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee State General Secretary and MLA Bandipora, Usman Majid said that People must strive to prevent communal forces from cementing their bases in our state who are trying hard to divide us on religious lines
  • UN Peacebuilding Commission Chair Macharia Kamau

    'Respect Political Situation in Kashmir’

    Kashmir issue must be resolved in the context of the "domestic and political" environment between India and Pakistan, the head of the UN peacebuilding commission has said as he underlined the need for respecting the primacy of the political situation
  • No breakthrough in FS talks: Pakistan

    No breakthrough in FS talks: Pakistan

    Pakistan’s Foreign Secretary Aizaz Chaudhry said that there was no breakthrough in talks with his Indian counterpart S Jaishankar on his recent trip to New Delhi.
  •  J&K sought removal of the AFSPA twice

    J&K sought removal of the AFSPA twice

    The National Conference-led Jammu and Kashmir government had sought the removal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act on two occasions, the NDA government informed the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. Nagaland too had demanded its withdrawal, it said.
  • Slain Cricketer’s family gets admission call from Dehradun

    Slain Cricketer’s family gets admission call from Dehradun

    Family of Nayeem Qadir Bhat, the 19-year-old cricketer who was killed in forces firing in Handwara on April 12, received another shock when the Dehradun College administrators called them on Tuesday to inform that their son has got admission.
  • Amanullah Khan laid to rest in Gilgit

    Amanullah Khan laid to rest in Gilgit

    Founder leader of Kashmiri resistance, ideologue and supreme leader of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation front (JKLF), Amanullah Khan was Thursday laid to rest at Eidgah Gilgit in presence of thousands of people with wet eyes.
  • LoC traders want trade in Indo-Pak currencies, not dollar

    LoC traders want trade in Indo-Pak currencies, not dollar

    Welcoming the government’s decision of providing banking facilities for the cross LoC commerce, the tradesmen have demanded the settlement should not done in Indo-Pak currencies rather than US dollar.
  • LoC traders want trade in Indo-Pak currencies, not dollar

    LoC traders want trade in Indo-Pak currencies, not dollar

    Welcoming the government’s decision of providing banking facilities for the cross LoC commerce, the tradesmen have demanded the settlement should not done in Indo-Pak currencies rather than US dollar.
  • Cheque bounce accused gets 2-Yr jail, double fine

    Cheque bounce accused gets 2-Yr jail, double fine

    In an interesting development, Judicial Magistrate Budgam, Wednesday convicted Mushtaq Ahmad Wagay, accused of cheque bounce offence, and sentenced him to imprisonment of two years besides payment of double the cheque amount to the complainant.
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    Police seal Lal Chowk, foil prayers for departed JKLF leader

    Police on Wednesday sealed off Lal Chowk, capital’s political and commercial nerve centre to foil funeral prayers in absentia for Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front co-founder and Independent Kashmir ideologue, Amanullah Khan, who passed in Rawalpind
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    Cabinet welcomes resumption of Indo-Pak parleys, hails PM’s peace efforts

    The State cabinet, which met here today with Chief Minister, Ms Mehbooba Mufti in chair, welcomed the resumption of Indo-Pak talks and hailed the Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi’s efforts of reviving the peace process in the region.