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LADHC autonomous but where is financial autonomy, discipline?

LADHC autonomous but where is financial autonomy, discipline?

Syed Junaid Hashmi JAMMU, Feb 18: Budgeted allotments are not transferred to Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LADHDC) and the expenditure is met from other accounts and later recouped. Despite having given autonomous status to LAHDC, no government has given the financial autonomy that the council richly deserves after having got the autonomous status. According

‘Youth must give up guns’; Give me peace, I will pursue dialogue: Mehbooba

  Newspoint Bureau KUND (DEVSAR), Feb 18: Terming peace imperative for taking Jammu & Kashmir out of uncertainties, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today appealed people to maintain peace so that she can take her agenda of dialogue and reconciliation to higher levels of fulfillment. Addressing a largely attended public meeting here after laying foundation of

CRPF ASIS found dead in Srinagar

Newspoint Bureau Srinagar, Feb 18: An assistant sub-inspector of the CRPF was Saturday found dead under suspicious circumstances in a stream along the Jammu-Srinagar national highway, police said. The body of ASI Harinder Singh, posted with the 177th battalion of the CRPF, was found in the stream at Kelamore in Ramban district, a police official

Tricolour cannot save rapist: Dr. Farooq

Newspoint Bureau Srinagar, Feb 18: National Conference leader Dr. Farooq Abdullah Saturday said BJP wants to give communal color to Kathua rape and murder incident. He said in the garb of tricolor, the rapists of Asifa can’t be saved. Farooq Abdullah was interacting with his party workers at his Gupkar based residence. Expressing anguish over the

Hundreds of vehicles leave Jammu for Srinagar, no vehicle from opposite direction

Srinagar, Feb 18: Hundreds of vehicles, including those carrying essentials, left Jammu Sunday morning for Kashmir valley as only one-way traffic will continue on Srinagar-Jammu national highway till further orders, a traffic police official said. However,  the national highway, linking Ladakh region with Kashmir and 86-km-long historic Mughal road  remained closed. Keeping in view the

Life returns to normal in Kashmir

Srinagar, Feb 18:  Life returned to normal on sunday in the Kashmir valley after remaining paralysed for a day due to strike, called by separatists against shifting of detenues outside the valley jails and killing of a Hurriyat Conference (HC) senior leader by unidentified gunmen in central Kashmir district of Badgam recently. Authorities have also