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Start talks now, also with Pakistan: Farooq

Srinagar, April 24 National Conference president Farooq Abdullah today urged the Centre to immediately begin talks with all stakeholders including Pakistan for peace in Kashmir, without waiting for the situation to improve. “Talk now. You have to talk now and talk to stakeholders and talk to everyone,” he told reporters here. He said Pakistan had

ECI team reviews Anantnag bye-poll preparedness

Newspoint Bureau Srinagar, April 24 A high level team of Election Commission of India (ECI) today reviewed Anantnag Parliamentary bye-poll preparedness and assessed security situation through video-conferencing. Deputy Election Commissioners, Umesh Sinha and Sandeep Saxena, besides Director Secretariat of ECI Nikhil Kumar were briefed by Chief Electoral Officer Shantmanu, Divisional Commissioner Baseer Khan, IGP, DIG

CM to chair Unified Command meeting to discuss Kashmir

Srinagar, April 24 Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti will chair a Unified Command meeting called tomorrow to review the security situation in the valley, where student unrest and attack on families of policemen and ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders has witnessed increase after eight civilians were killed and over a hundred injured

J&K Bank hopeful to register profits during this FY: Chairman

Newspoint Bureau Srinagar, April 24 Owing to appreciable efforts and achievements of the management and the operation levels during past two quarters (October 2016 to March 2017) in recoveries, demonetization, digitization and restructuring of the local loan accounts, J&K Bank shall be able to reclaim its path of profitability during the current financial year (2017-18)

PDP leader killed in Kashmir, CM, NC condemn killing

Srinagar, April 24 A ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader was killed by unidentified gunmen in south Kashmir district of Pulwama. Official sources said that unidentified gunmen fired at PDP district president Pulwama, Abdul Gani, at Kakpora in south Kashmir in broad day light when he was on his way to Srinagar. The injured, who