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Peddler arrested in Anantnag

Anantnag – Anantnag Police arrested a peddler in Bijbehara area last evening and recovered large quantity of contraband from him. Last evening, on a tip off a police party of police station Bijbehara laid a Naka at Takiabal. During the Naka checking the police party intercepted a peddler Manzoor Ahamd Bhat son of Reshi Bhat […]

Kashmir challenge.Modi could write history or blot it

A principal reason for Narendra Modi being swept to power in May was disgust with Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and Manmohan Singh – indecisive, short on ideas, bereft of charisma and supervising a government of scams. In a house of 543, the Congress had 209 seats. The shortfall of 63 was made up of coalition […]

Plastic is not so fantastic

Plastic is certainly not fantastic as far as the oceans are concerned, it seems. Recent research by a team of environmental scientists led by scientist Marcus Eriksen shows that there are 5.3 trillion pieces of plastic floating in our oceans. That’s about 270,000 tons — think 570 fully loaded Boeing 747s! That’s how much plastic […]

Solar takes off

A SOLAR-POWERED aircraft took off from Abu Dhabi on Tuesday for a voyage around the world that will take five months to complete. About a year ago, that goal seemed very distant. The speed with which developments in solar energy are progressing is truly breathtaking, and we should take heed of the enormity of the […]

Resilient Resistance

UNCIP resolutions of Aug. 13, 1948 and Jan. 5, 1949, which recognize Kashmiris’ inalienable right to self-determination, impress upon India and Pakistan to facilitate a free and fair referendum and plebiscite in Kashmir to determine the political future of Kashmir. Machiavellianism of egocentric myopes of India enticed them to relapse into improbity and treachery; they […]

Letter Stokes Fresh Row

JAMMU: A letter written by J&K Home department to District Magistrate of Jammu has stoked a fresh controversy over the release of Masarat Alam as it now claims that order for his release was sent in February this year when Governor N N Vohra was in charge of affairs of the state.  This letter puts […]

Amit Shah’s Terse Message to PDP: We’ll Not Hesitate To Pull The Plug

NEW DELHI: BJP president Amit Shah on Tuesday warned the People’s Democratic Party, its ally in Jammu and Kashmir, that the BJP can withdraw support to the state government if it is not consulted on any political decision outside the agreed agenda for governance. “The PDP must stick to agenda for governance. No deviation by […]

No More Releases Without Consultation: Mufti

JAMMU: Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed on Tuesday assured Home Minister Rajnath Singh that no separatist would be henceforth released without taking the BJP into confidence. Sources in the Peoples Democratic Party said Sayeed spoke to Rajnath Singh on the phone and assured him that no separatist leader would be released from custody by the […]

Drug Kits Scam: DAK Seeks Director Health’s Head

Srinagar: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) Tuesday said that it is shocking that despite involvement of Dr Saleem u Rehman Director Health Services Kashmir in drug kits scam, he continues to be on his position. In a statement, President DAK Dr Nisar ul Hassan said that Dr Saleem should be sacked for his involvement in drug […]

Shahbaz Sharif sought peace deal with Qaeda, TTP

ISLAMABAD: Files recovered from Osama bin Laden’s compound in Abbotabad reveals that the prime minister’s brother, Punjab chief minister Shahbaz Sharif, sought to strike a peace deal with al Qaeda, The Long War Journal reported. The files were revealed in terror convict Abid Naseer’s trial by a Brooklyn jury earlier this month. One of the […]