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India’s intellectuals alien, insensitive to JK’s pestering pain: Dr Drabu Fin Min castigates news channels for cherry-picking prejudicial issues on Kashmir to garner TRPs

The apathy of Indian thinkers and policymakers in understanding the trials, tribulations and social evolutions in Jammu and Kashmir is one of the reasons for the pestering problems confronting the state, Minister of Finance Dr Haseeb Drabu said. “More than political alienation in Kashmir, it is the disengagement of Indian civil society that needs to

Murder accused escaped from police custody still at large

Even after the expiry of 13 months, Police have failed to nab the murder convict who escaped from SMHS Hospital Srinagar in June last year where he was brought for medical check-up under police custody. Nazar Muhammad Dar, son of Ghulam Mohiuddin Dar, resident of Rakhshalina Budgam was convicted in a case under FIR number

JMC continues anti-encroachment drive

Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC) continued anti-encroachment drive, here today. On the instructions of Commissioner JMC M Raju, the anti-encroachment drive was conducted in the areas viz Jewel, Canal Head, Akhnoor Road, Bhagwati Nagar and Paloura. During the drive, JMC officials removed the illegal rehries causing traffic congestion and obstructions for free movement of pedestrians on

“Cleanliness Drive” under Swachta Hi Seva held in Ganderbal

In connection with observation of cleanliness fortnight ‘Swachhata Hi Sewa’, a cleanliness drive was organized on Monday by the District Administration Ganderbal. DDC Ganderbal, Dr. Piyush Singla, SSP Ganderbal, Fayaz Ahmad Lone, ADC Ganderbal, Syed Shahnawaz Bukhari, and other concerned officers participated in the drive. Besides officers/officials from Police, Revenue, Municipality, I&FC, SDRF and Bharat

Magrepora sopore bags the Trophy by defeating Hathlangoo in Final Cricket Match Visual

To promote local talent especially the youth a cricket tournament was organised by Hathlangoo Cricket Association at Hatlangoo Cricket ground in north kashmir’s Baramulla district. The tournamnet concluded on Sunday , which saw participation of large number of teams with youth from Zaingeer belt participating with great zeal and enthusiasm. After closely fought during initial

Rajnath to visit Sino-Indian border areas

Home Minister Rajnath Singh will this week visit a Sino-Indian border area in Uttarakhand which has witnessed transgression by China’s People’s Liberation Army in the recent past, officials said. During the tour to Barahoti, the home minister will interact with the personnel of the Indo Tibetan Border Police which guards the border outpost located at

Rail services in Kashmir suspended again

Rail services have again been suspended in the Kashmir valley for security reasons following strike called by traders and transporters and supported by separatists in protest against summoning of more people by National Investigation Agency (NIA) in connection with terror funding. According to a senior official, a fresh advisory was received last night from the

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