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New units give new headache to Govt

As Omar toughens stand, adamant Congress says Mushtaq Ganai report not workable

MUDDASIR ALI/ ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, Jan 25: The State Congress Saturday pressed for a “workable proposal” on creation of new administrative units in J&K, a day after Chief Minister Omar Abdullah set one-week deadline to the Cabinet Sub-committee (CSC) for submitting its report on the matter.Toughening his stand, Omar More


Former CS opposes Government move

Says State will face additional burden of Rs 800 Cr

ARVIND SHARMA

Jammu, Jan 25: While there are conflicting views between coalition partners Congress and National Conference over creation of new administrative units in the State, fresh opposition to the government move has come from former Chief Secretary of the State, Sheikh Ghulam Rasool.Sheikh has opposed More


Heightened security on Jan 26 eve

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Jan 25: Due to heighted security arrangements put in place a day ahead of January 26, Srinagar and major towns of Kashmir Saturday witnessed thin movement of people and transport.For whole day on Saturday police and other forces were seen carrying out frisking, random search operations More


All 12 militants responsible for Wandhama massacre killed: Omar

Rubbishes criticism about Govt inaction

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Srinagar, Jan 25: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today brushed aside criticism that the State government did not act against the perpetrators of 1998 Wandhama massacre of Kashmiri Pandits, saying 12 militants responsible for the act were killed."A lot of chatter about alleged inaction following #Wandahama More


‘Pathribal linked to Chatisinghpora’

Sikh bodies say clean chit to Army a shame; seek probe into massacre of 36 men

KHALID GUL

Islamabad (Anantnag), Jan 25: Terming the exoneration of Army officers involved in the Pathribal ‘fake encounter’ as shameful, Sikh bodies and the families of Chatisinghpora massacre victims today sought investigation into the killing of 36 Sikhs in March 2000.“The Pathribal case is connected More


‘Operation’ was based on police inputs: Army

CBI unlikely to seek review of Pathribal closure report

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Jan 25: After closing the Pathribal ‘fake encounter’ case, Army in its closure report to Chief Judicial Magistrate Srinagar has claimed that the ‘operation’ was based on police input.The General Officer Commanding of the Jammu-based 16 Corps, Lt. General DS Hooda, in his closure report More


CM for restoration of internal, external dialogue

Messages on Republic Day

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Jan 25: Extending greetings to people on Republic Day, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Saturday said peace is of paramount importance to carry forward development and resolve all issues in an atmosphere of amity. He said gun is no answer to any problem and wars have never solved any issue but More


Self-governing bodies a milestone: Guv

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Jan 25: Governor NN Vohra today said that establishment of Panchayati Raj and the corresponding devolutions in the arena of municipal administration would lead to the establishment of a decentralized democratic framework at the grass root level in the entire State. He observed that this shall More


State in financial crisis due to inefficiency of present regime: Mufti Sayeed

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Jan 25: Patron of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mufti Muhammad Sayeed, today said the incompetence of political leadership and mis-governance is responsible of prevailing financial crunch in Jammu and Kashmir.He said that inefficiency of the present leadership has thrown the state into More





  • Briefs

Kargil students demand declaration of results

Srinagar, Jan 25: The students of Kargil division have appealed the State Board of School Education to declare their results for the 10th and 12th class regular examinations. “The Board conducted More




  • National

Fractured mandate will be catastrophic: President

‘INDIA IN TURBULENT PART OF WORLD WHERE FACTORS OF INSTABILITY HAVE GROWN IN RECENT PAST’

New Delhi, Jan 25: Favoring a stable government after the coming elections, President Pranab Mukherjee today warned that a fractured government will be hostage to "whimsical opportunists" and be "catastrophic More




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  • Opinion

Pathribal---miscarriage of justice

was carriage of justice ever promised?

TRAGEDY

DR. JAVID IQBAL

Pathribal would continue to be debated, for right reasons. Army’s closure of the case has been variously branded—justice murdered, justice miscarried.  However in the wide debate, an important aspect More



  • GK Magazine

The ‘diamond curse’

How could a people sitting on mountains of gold, diamonds, etc. be deprived? Guinea, Sierra Leone and Morocco gave me some answers

ARJIMAND HUSSAIN TALIB

At a traffic-jammed overpass in Guinea’s capital Conakry, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, young Muslim boys struggle in between cars trying to make a living. They sell anything they possibly could – cheap More



  • Business

Don’t panic! Pre-2005 bank notes will continue to be legal tender

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 25: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) today clarified that bank notes printed prior to 2005 will continue to be legal tender. The Central Bank said the rationale behind its move to withdraw More



  • Sports

Shakeel Beig selected for President’s Police Medal

AGENCIES

Jammu, Jan 25: Shakeel Ahmed Beig, DIG Jammu-Samba-Kathua Range has been selected for President’s Police Medal in recognition of his outstanding performance and distinguished services. He will be awarded More



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  • Kashmir

Handwara observes shutdown to commemorate massacre

‘21 Persons Were Killed When BSF Opened Fire On Peaceful Protesters On 25 Jan 1990’

SHAHID RAFIQ

Handwara Jan 25: Normal life was hit in Handwara town of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district following a general strike against the cold-blooded massacre of 21 civilians allegedly by the Border Security Forces More



  • Srinagar City

Badamwari, Raj Bagh, LD Colony WITHOUT ELECTRICITY

RESIDENTS APPEAL POWER DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

Damaged Transformers

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, Jan 25: The residents of some areas of the City are up in arms against the Power Development Department (PDD) for failing to restore electricity for the past four odd days.BADAMWARI DARKNESS More




  • Jammu

Congress minister at Shiv Sena blood donation camp

‘Govt To Issue Identity Cards To Blood Donors For Priority Treatment’

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Jan 25: Minister of State for Health, Shabir Ahmad Khan Saturday inaugurated Voluntary Blood Donation Camp on the eve of Republic day at Gandhi Nagar Hospital.The blood donation camp was organized More



  • World

Pak, US to hold Strategic Dialogue

LALIT K JHA\PTI

Washington, Jan 25: Pakistan and the US will hold their first ministerial-level Strategic Dialogue in three years on Monday, during which they will review a wide range of issues, including Pakistan's peace More



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