Omar quits Ganderbal for Ishfaq, opts Sonwar, Beerwah

NC issues final list of 22 candidates;Sagar hopeful of Omar’s win at both places


Srinagar, Oct 31: The J&K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, who is also the working president of ruling National Conference, has quit his home turf Ganderbal to fight the upcoming Assembly elections from Sonwar and Beerwah segments of Srinagar and Budgam districts, respectively.A formal announcement More

After 3 decades, Abdullahs say goodbye to home turf Ganderbal


Srinagar, Oct 31: The Chief Minister Omar Abdullah’s decision not to fight from his home turf Ganderbal has finally put an end to over three-decade streak of Abdullahs to fight from the family bastion.Abdullahs’ date with the Ganderbal constituency dates back to 1975 when Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah More

NC forms campaign committee

Srinagar Oct 31: The ruling National Conference Friday constituted its Election Campaign Committee for the forthcoming assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, beginning November 25. A party spokesman said that the Working President Omar Abdullah will head the election campaign committee while senior More

PDP fields Javaid from Bla, Sheikh from Batamaloo

PAC announces final list of mandates


Srinagar, Oct 31: The opposition Peoples Democratic Party Friday announced mandates for Baramulla and Batamallo Assembly constituencies. While the party ticket for Baramulla segment in north Kashmir has gone to JavaidBeigh, nephew of party MP MuzaffarHussainBaig, Noor Muhammad Sheikh would be contesting More

High Court pulls up insurance cos

Directs for settlement of claims as per court directions


Srinagar, Oct 31:  The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has directed insurance companies to  pay 50 percent of insured amount for policies above Rs 25 lakh and 95 percent for policies below Rs 25 lakh as interim relief to the flood-affected people in the State. The court, however, made it clear More

Flood Relief: SC favours relaxation in MCC

New Delhi, Oct 31: The Supreme Court Friday favoured relaxation of model code of conduct in poll-bound Jammu and Kashmir to remove any hindrance in government's relief and rehabilitation work following devastation by floods recently.A bench headed by Chief Justice H L Dattu asked the Election More

PMO seeks details of flood victims for financial assistance


 Srinagar, Oct 31: The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has asked the state government to submit details of all families whose houses were damaged in the last month’s devastating floods for financial assistance from the PM’s Relief Fund. Sources disclosed to Greater Kashmir that the PMO has More

NC gets 167 mins, PDP 126 for poll campaign on DD, Radio

ECI allots time



Srinagar, Oct 31: The Election Commission of India (ECI) Friday allotted time to political parties in Jammu and Kashmir for campaigning on state-run television and radio for the Assembly elections beginning November 25According to an ECI order , the ruling National Conference would get 167 minutes More

EC likely to visit JK on Nov 10-11

Jammu, Oct 31: The Election Commission is likely to visit Jammu and Kashmir on November 10 and 11 to review arrangements in place for the five-phased Assembly elections."ECI is likely to visit here on November 10-11 to review election-related arrangements in the state," a senior State Government More

Core Group meeting today to chalk out security plan


Srinagar, Oct 31: The Core Group Meeting of security agencies shall be held here Saturday to chalk out the security plan for the forthcoming assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, sources said.The meeting will be held at headquarters of Army’s 15 Corps and will be co-chaired by General Officer More

77 % polling stations are sensitive in Poonch district

50 Quick Reaction Teams to deal with law & order, militant threat on poll day

JK Assembly Polls

Sumit Bhargav

Rajouri, Oct 31: Around 77 percent polling stations have been declared as sensitive and hypersensitive in the three constituencies of border district Poonch, which are going to polls on December 2 under phase 2.According to sources, police authorities are ready with a well devised strategy for smooth More

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Employee suspended for political ‘involvement’


Rajouri, Oct 31:  A health department official posted in District Hospital Rajouri has been suspended for alleged involvement in political activities. “Store keeper GDH Rajouri has been placed under More

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MDU Rohtak is men champion, DU retains women’s title

MDU Rohtak women, KU Haryana men finish third

Jammu, Oct 31:  The Maharishi Dayanand University (MDU) Rohtak in Haryana today emerged as new men’s champion beating title holders, Punjab University (PU) Chandigarh in the final of North Zone Inter More

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Premier Jammu hospitals function ‘without’ Incinerators

Biomedical waste being dumped in open, outsourced to private firms



Jammu, Oct 31: The premier hospitals in Winter Capital of Jammu and Kashmir are functioning without Incinerators for past several months and the hazardous bio-medical waste generated is being disposed More

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Students, NSS volunteers & others run for unity



Jammu, Oct 31: Hundreds of students from different schools of the city, NSS volunteers, NCC cadets and people from different walks of life including women, today ran for a united India in the city and More

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Police-public meetings held in Nowshera, Mendhar

Assembly Polls 2014


Rajouri, Oct 31: Aiming at the strengthening bond of cooperation with general public and to ensure smooth conduct of forthcoming assembly polls, a series of police-public meetings held today in several More

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Residents of Dhanrath Niyabayt seek Tehsil status

Threaten to boycott polls if demand not met


Ramban, Oct 31: The people and elected representatives of five Panchyats of Dhanrath Niyabayt have threatened to boycott assembly polls if their demand for Tehsil status was not acceded by the government More

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