Farhat Naik

Little bit snow turns Kashmir topsy-turvy

Little bit snow turns Kashmir topsy-turvy

Valley cut off from rest of the country; life in Sringar comes to standstill amid massive traffic mess; populations face acute power and water shortage

Srinagar: Surface and air links between the Kashmir Valley and rest of the country were snapped due to heavy snowfall here while as most of the Srinagar roads remained chocked with people with their vehicles forced to spend hours together on the roads. The season’s first snowfall in Srinagar began on Saturday afternoon and several […]

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3 militants arrested; 5 BSF men injured in attack

3 militants arrested; 5 BSF men injured in attack

Srinagar, Oct 29: Three suspected militants were arrested after a brief shootout on the outskirts of Srinagar on Monday, police said. The government forces established a checkpoint at Narbal area on the Srinagar-Baramulla highway, following information about the movement of militants through the area, a police officer said. The personnel signalled a car to stop, […]

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Omar favours fresh elections ‘as soon as possible’

Omar favours fresh elections ‘as soon as possible’

“BJP can't escape the blame for the deteriorating situation in the state”

Srinagar, Jun 19: National Conference vice-president Omar Abdullah today favoured Governor’s rule in Jammu and Kashmir and called for fresh elections as soon as possible so that people can choose their own government. “I just returned from the Raj Bhavan where I met Governor N N Vohra. I told the Governor that NC did not […]

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“Centre keen to hold dialogue with 'right-minded' people”

“Centre keen to hold dialogue with 'right-minded' people”

Rajnath renews talks offer in Kashmir

Srinagar, Jun 07: Reiterating the offer  of talks here today, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said Central government is keen to hold dialogue with all “right-minded” people in Jammu and Kashmir to bring lasting peace in the state. Singh, who arrived here today on a two-day visit to the state, said a decision on extending […]

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Towards a healthy, tobacco free, tomorrow!

Towards a healthy, tobacco free, tomorrow!

ALIF organizes awareness workshop on ‘World No Tobacco Day’

Tangmarg: A recent study by World Health Organization (WHO) stated that ‘tobacco kills over 7 million people each year’ and yet the use of tobacco is common among masses as one in each five persons is either a smoker or uses tobacco in one or the other form. Despite the steady reduction in its use […]

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A cyclist is seen peddling on Residency Road side of Jehlum Band on Tuesday.....

A cyclist is seen peddling on Residency Road side of Jehlum Band on Tuesday.....

A cyclist is seen peddling on Residency Road side of Jehlum Band on Tuesday as rains stopped for a while and the sun managed to defeat clouds. However, the water accumulated on the road tells all about the pathetic drainage network. PHOTO/Farhat Naik Farhat Naikthekashmirimages.com

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After death, Asifa pulls India together to seek justice

After death, Asifa pulls India together to seek justice

From Rahul to VK Singh; from Sania Mirza to Dia Mirza, all demand justice; Indian TV’s and local media are on same page, finally

Srinagar, Apr 12: All those people who were eying to play the ‘nationalism’ card and cash in on the pro-right bias to justify their siding with those responsible for the brutal rape-and-murder on eight-year-old Asifa Bano, a Bakerwal girl of Kathua, have a reason to curse their wisdom as entire India from political leaders to […]

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The Crown Has Lost Its Charm: Mehbooba

The Crown Has Lost Its Charm: Mehbooba

After 31 years TAAI convention returns to Srinagar

Asks country’s tourism fraternity to come forward to increase footfall in the State Srinagar: Lamenting that the Crown of India (Kashmir) has lost its charm, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today said that Kashmiris are the worst sufferers of 1947 partition of Indian sub continent. While inaugurating the 64th convention of Travel Agents […]

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Amid soaring unemployment, Govt re-employs retired officer

Amid soaring unemployment, Govt re-employs retired officer

Superannuated Parray is again appointed as Director JKEDI

But pulling a fast one on getting himself re-employed at 62 was like a piece of cake for M.I. Parray, who has been at the helm of Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI) for the last 15 years. The government on Tuesday gave the sanction to the “re-appointment” of Parray as Director JKEDI “for […]