Charas, cash recovered from Primary School

Anantnag, Nov 15: A team of Revenue officials raided the house and a school in south Kashmir and recovered 6 kilo Charas, 6 kilo fukki besides Rs 7 lakh cash. The Revenue department had received inputs that one Mushtaq Bhat of Sether Sangam area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district is in possession of drugs and […]

Day-to-day issues neglected under political rhetoric: Tarigami

Day-to-day issues neglected under political rhetoric: Tarigami

Srinagar, Nov 15: Legislator and Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Wednesday said that while people in the state and especially in Kashmir Valley are suffering immensely due to the lack of basic amenities like electricity, water supply and health care, the ruling parties are trying to cover the basic issues under political rhetoric. It […]

Two army men injured in Ganderbal road accident

Srinagar, Nov 15: Two army personnel were injured after a vehicle they were travelling in met an accident in Gund area of central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district Wednesday afternoon. Reports said that the vehicle on way from Sonamrag to Gund the army vehicle skidded off Leh highway and fell into 30 feet deep gorge near the […]

Govt considering report on age-limit in civil services exam

New Delhi, Nov 15: Nearly eight months after its submission, the report of Baswan committee that suggested changes in civil service exam pattern and age limit is under examination, the government has said. The committee had submitted its report to the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on August 9, 2016. “The Baswan Committee’s report along […]

Geelani should formally join PDP now: NC

‘There was a tacit arrangement between Geelani and New Delhi on GST’ Srinagar, Nov 15: National Conference on Wednesday said Ex-MLA Syed Ali Shah Geelani was accountable to the people of Kashmir for his failure to convert thousands of sacrifices into a concrete, acceptable resolution and had a personal political history as a former MLA […]

Deptt of Tourism Studies students bring laurels to CUK

Srinagar, Nov 14: The students of the Department of Tourism Studies, Central University of Kashmir (CUK) have bagged four 1st prizes, one 2nd prize and three 3rd prizes in the two-day management festival ‘EXORDIUM-2017’ held at Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar Punjab from 9th of November, 2017. The students, accompanied by Assistant Professor (Contractual), Mr. […]

JKPSC facing over 500 cases in Courts, reveals RTI

JKPSC facing over 500 cases in Courts, reveals RTI

Jammu, Nov 15: Already facing criticism from the aspiring candidates and the civil society for not maintaining transparency in its systems of carrying recruitment and conducting exams for different services including prestigious J&K civil services exams, JKPSC, Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission’s working is once again exposed through an RTI application wherein it has […]

The great Indian fire sale

Sandeep Bamzai The kerfuffle over the twin balance sheet problem afflicting India’s financial system is not going away in a hurry. Over-leveraged corporates and banks encumbered with those bad assets have acted as a drag on the earnings for both segments of the economic vector. Companies have gone under, unable to deal with the burden […]

The Machiavellian Prince: Welcome to Salman Arabia

Marwan Bishara You’ve got to admire Mohammed Bin Salman’s stamina and drive. The ambitious, adrenaline-pumped young prince is fighting a major war next door, while instigating diplomatic crises abroad and cracking down on powerful detractors at home. And yet he still finds the time to curtail the influence of the religious establishment and chart a […]

Australia qualify for FIFA 2018 World Cup with 3-1 win over Honduras

Australia qualify for FIFA 2018 World Cup with 3-1 win over Honduras

Captain Mile Jedinak led the way with a second-half hat-trick as Australia brushed aside Honduras 3-1 in the second leg of their intercontinental playoff on Wednesday to secure a place at next year’s World Cup finals. The midfielder settled his compatriots’ nerves with a deflected free kick and two penalties to give Australia a comfortable […]