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7 killed, over 30 injured as rolling rock hits people at Siar Baba waterfall

7 killed, over 30 injured as rolling rock hits people at Siar Baba waterfall

Jammu, Jul  15: A huge boulder rolled down a 100-feet high waterfall in Reasi district today, killing seven people and injuring 30 others, police said.…

SVO asked to probe issuance of individual arms licences in ‘contravention of rules’

Srinagar, Jul 15: The Jammu and Kashmir Home department has ordered an inquiry by the State Vigilance Organisation into large-scale issuance of individual arms licences…

India, Pak to be part of anti-terror SCO drill in Russia

New Delhi, Jul 15 :  Boosting counter-terror cooperation and evolving a common strategy to deal with radicalisation and separatism will be the focus of a…

Govt orders screening of SPOs engaged in past 6 yrs

Srinagar, Jul 15: The government today ordered constitution of district-level official committees for screening of special police officers (SPOs) engaged during the past six years.…

11,331 pilgrims pay obeisance at Amarnath cave

11,331 pilgrims pay obeisance at Amarnath cave

Srinagar, Jul 15: On the 18th day of the ongoing Amarnath Yatra, 11,331 pilgrims paid…

Kashmir police chief asks cops to adopt people-friendly attitude

Kashmir police chief asks cops to adopt people-friendly attitude

Srinagar, Jul 15: Kashmir’s Inspector General of Police (IGP) Swayam Prakash Pani on Sunday asked…

105 couples enter wedlock at mass marriage in Srinagar

105 couples enter wedlock at mass marriage in Srinagar

Srinagar, Jul 15: As many as 105 couples tied the nuptial knot in a simple…

Vigilance sleuths recover huge cache of wealth in govt official’s home

Vigilance sleuths recover huge cache of wealth in govt official’s home

Srinagar, Jul 15: The State Vigilance Organisation (SVO) sleuths stumbled on a huge cache of…

Nearly 25% of money meant for IEC in Dept of RD&PR goes into minister’s personal promotion

Nearly 25% of money meant for IEC in Dept of RD&PR goes into minister’s personal promotion

Srinagar, Jul 15: It happens only in Kashmir – of around Rs 42 crore allocated…

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‘Turbulence is temporary, attempts to suppress PDP will fail’

‘Turbulence is temporary, attempts to suppress PDP will fail’

Kargil, Jul 15:   Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday  termed the state’s present political phase crucial,  and asked people to remain united by not allowing the vested interests to exploit…

Budgam lady duped of 80 thousand rupees, police yet to identify fraudster

Budgam lady duped of 80 thousand rupees, police yet to identify fraudster

Budgam, July 15: An unknown fraudster recently duped a Budgam lady of at least eighty thousand rupees after tricking her in swapping the ATM card in the garb of help.…

At Budgam hospital, 5 X-Ray technician posts lying vacant; no post sanctioned for ECG: RTI reveals

At Budgam hospital, 5 X-Ray technician posts lying vacant; no post sanctioned for ECG: RTI reveals

Budgam, July 15: In absence of required staff, patients at Aga Syed Yousuf Memorial district hospital are bearing the brunt of official apathy as the vital posts in the hospital…

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TRCF demands law to preserve grazing land in J-K

TRCF demands law to preserve grazing land in J-K

Jammu, Jul 15: An organisation of the Gujjar and Bakerwal tribes today voiced concern over fast shrinking of grazing land in…

SMVSB opts for eco-friendly technology to safeguard environment around Vaishno Devi shrine

SMVSB opts for eco-friendly technology to safeguard environment around Vaishno Devi shrine

Jammu, Jul 15:  With lakhs of pilgrims thronging the Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu and Kashmir annually, its management has turned…

Div Com Jmu visits migrant camp at Jagti

Div Com Jmu visits migrant camp at Jagti

JAMMU, JULY 15: Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Sanjeev Verma along with District Commissioner Jammu, Ramesh Kumar today visited migrant camp at Jagti.…

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SPORTS View all

Wular Premiere League 2018

Wular Premiere League 2018

By: Zeeshan Tarzova: In the first Semi-Final of Wular Premiere League-2018 (WPL) on Sunday, Bijbehera Sports…

5th SNW Memorial Cricket Trophy 2018

Ganderbal Karate championship to kick-start from Tuesday

EDITORIAL View all

Agitation politics

Agitation politics

Protesting against any genuine issue is ok, but it must be said that nobody is allowed…

Tackling corruption

OPINION View all

Carnage and sitting ducks

Carnage and sitting ducks

By: Cyril Almeida HORROR in Mastung, farce in Punjab — one numbing and grotesque, the other…

Coming home to jail: on the Repatriation of Prisoners Act, 2003

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Layak Nahin Naalayak Hoon main

Layak Nahin Naalayak Hoon main

By: Sankarshan Thakur This too. That too. Ivy too. Poison too. League too. Beleaguered too. Neck…

Five Palestinians cheering for France at the 1998 World Cup

INTERALIA View all

Convince the student first

Convince the student first

By: Raghavan Srinivasan Last year, when my son graduated, he told me that he wanted to…

What is shaping up the thinking of Youth in Kashmir

WIDE ANGLE View all

Using ‘national myths’ to polarize people

Using ‘national myths’ to polarize people

William Ury once said: “dealing with the differences is today one of the greatest challenges facing…

When defending indefensible is confused with serving ‘national interests’!

CREATIVE BEATS View all

A Mug of Hot Coffee with Me on Sunday Afternoon Next

A Mug of Hot Coffee with Me on Sunday Afternoon Next

The old and cracked coffee mug in my kitchen once again winked at me. I ignored.…

Weird Worms and Indiscernible Insects

ON HERITAGE View all

Preserving heritage buildings

Preserving heritage buildings

The state of Jammu and Kashmir has got a repository of such historical buildings in shape…

Kashmir in the pre historic period!

ART SPACE View all

Featured Artist

Featured Artist

Jean- Michel Basquiat Jean-Michel Basquiat was born in Brooklyn New York, on December 22, 1960. With  a…

Budding artist- Iram Malik