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Pak PM’s adviser speaks to UN chief, raises Kashmir issue

Aziz tells Ban:India should be advised to adopt a mature approach and refrain its armed forces from acting irrationally

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Islamabad, Oct 19: Pakistan has raised the Kashmir issue with UN chief, saying the world body's engagement would add to its credibility in managing crisis situations.Adviser to the Prime Minister on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz spoke to UN chief Ban Ki-moon on phone last night More


Guns roar on international border again

ABHINAV VERMA

Jammu, Oct 19: Tension revisited border areas of Jammu district Sunday morning after Indian and Pakistani forces exchanged heavy firing second time in 24 hours.  Official sources said Pak rangers “resorted to indiscriminate firing” on six Border out Posts (BoPs) along International Border More


We will take Kashmir from India: Bilawal

Karachi, Oct 19: Pakistan People's Party chief Bilawal Bhutto has vowed to wrest Kashmir from India."When I raise Kashmir, the entire Hindustan screams. They know when a Bhutto speaks, they (Indians) have no answer," the 26-year-old Bhutto scion said during his first public rally here yesterday More


Survey trashes Government’s cloudburst theory

‘Meltdown of accumulated snow, rainfall led to high water level in Jhelum’

Kashmir floods

ARIF SHAFI WANI

Srinagar, Oct 19: A scientific study has punctured the claims of the state government that devastating flood in Kashmir last month was caused by cloudbursts. The survey says abrupt meltdown of accumulated snow on mountains and incessant rains led to high water levels in river Jhelum.On September More


WB, ADB team arrives in Kashmir tomorrow

To hold preliminary discussion with government officials

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Oct 19: A team from the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) is expected to arrive here Tuesday to hold preliminary discussions with the state administration to assess the needs and requirements in flood-ravaged areas of Jammu and Kashmir.On October 9, this newspaper had exclusively More


GOI team reviews post-flood situation in JK areas

Assures all help to State

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Oct 19: A team deputed by Government of India to carry-out spot assessment of damages in the affected areas of Kashmir flew back to New Delhi on Sunday afternoon while another team is still camping in Jammu.On Friday, the GoI had deputed two teams for assessing the damages caused by More


SERF to deliberate on JK Bank's relief package today

Srinagar, Oct 19:  The State Economic Reconstruction Forum (SERF) has urged traders and business community in Kashmir not to apply for any financial assistance from the J&K Bank till the forum deliberates on the relief package announced by the bank, on Monday.A spokesperson of SERF told More


Bollywood stars unite to raise funds for Kashmir, Assam

New Delhi, Oct 19: From Aamir Khan and AnupamKher to Shaan, several film and music personalities joined hands for a special concert to raise awareness and funds for the flood victims of Kashmir and Assam.Titled 'Hum Hain..Umeed-e-Kashmir', the event, held last evening, was an initiative of the More


Post floods, experts pitch for education reforms

‘Interactive classes, semester system need of the hour’

HAROON MIRANI

Srinagar, Oct 19: Experts have called for initiating the long-cherished reforms in the state’s education system by utilizing the six months of ‘literal vacations’ provided by the floods as an opportunity.The state cabinet recently announced postponement of all examinations right from Kindergarten More


Mirwaiz among ‘500 most influential Muslims in world’

ARIF SHAFI WANI

Srinagar, Oct 19: The Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (M) and Kashmir’s Chief Cleric Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has been included in the list of the world’s 500 Most Influential Muslims for 2014-15 by the prestigious Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre (RISSC), Jordan.The 500 Most Influential Muslims More


Winter Session of Parliament Likely From Nov 24

New Delhi, Oct 19 : The Winter session of Parliament is likely to start from November 24 and is expected to be a month-long affair. A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs headed by Home Minister Rajnath Singh is likely to take place on Oct. 27. The meeting will More





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Poor connectivity irk customers

Kishtwar, Oct 19:  The poor connectivity of the several cellular service operators in the region continues to irk customers, while as service operators have failed miserably to ensure the normal connectivity More




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BJP wrests Haryana, looks for allies in Maharashtra; Congress decimated

Mumbai/Chandigarh, Oct 19: The BJP declared Sunday it will take power both in Maharashtra, where it finished the single largest group in a hung assembly, and Haryana, where it was poised to get a majority More



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Food processing training program concludes

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Oct 19: The weeklong food processing training programme  for women  under SCA to  TSP  scheme (CSS)  by the department  of Horticulture  concluded here today.Member More



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Cleaning expedition a learning experience: Dr Shyam

Jammu, Oct 19: Jammu doctor, who was part of the Climbathon 2014 and cleaning expedition to different peaks, has termed his association with the team of international mountaineers and instructors as a More



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110 Jammu region villages cut-off from rest of state

PERMANENT RESTORATION TO TAKE 1YEAR: OFFICIALS

FLOOD FALLOUT

PS BALI

Jammu, Oct 19: The permanent restoration of surface connectivity to over hundred flood affected villages of Jammu would take around one year, official sources said.   Official sources revealed More



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With Diwali round the corner, traffic jams come back to haunt cityites

‘WILL ASSESS SITUATION AND THEN TAKE CALL’

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Oct 19: With Diwali round the corner, and rush in the markets already peaking, the traffic jams have once again come back to haunt the people of Jammu City but there appears to be no concrete mechanism More




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BJP wrests Haryana, looks for allies in Maharashtra; Congress decimated

Mumbai/Chandigarh, Oct 19: The BJP declared Sunday it will take power both in Maharashtra, where it finished the single largest group in a hung assembly, and Haryana, where it was poised to get a majority More



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Sunderbani residents protest over opening of wine Bar

GK NEWS NETWORK

Rajouri, Oct 19: Strongly opposing the opening of a wine Bar in the town, residents of   Sunderbani held a massive protest to show their resentment. A large number of people from the town, including More



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TRAFFIC JAM ON HIGHWAY CLAIMS MINOR’S LIFE

MM PARVAIZ

Ramban, Oct 19: A minor child died today at Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, here due to erratic traffic jams.According to reports, a child with minor health complications was referred to District Hospital More



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