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Amid ‘anti-India’ slogans slain Dooru militant laid to rest; thousands throng funeral

Amid ‘anti-India’ slogans slain Dooru militant laid to rest; thousands throng funeral

Srinagar: Thousands of people on Thursday participated in the funeral prayers of slain militant amid pro-freedom and anti-India slogans at Dooru in Islamabad district. Sources said that multiple rounds of funeral prayers were held for the slain militant, who was identified as Muhammad Asif Malik, son of Muhammad Naseem Malik, a resident of Dooru in […]

Massive throng at slain Sopore militant’s funeral amid ‘pro-freedom’ slogans

Massive throng at slain Sopore militant’s funeral amid ‘pro-freedom’ slogans

Srinagar: Thousands of people on Wednesday attended the funeral prayers of slain Sopore militant, Abdul Majeed Mir who was killed in a gunfight with government forces on Tuesday is Tujjar area of Sopore in Baramulla district. The slain militant was a resident of Harwan village in Sopore. Eyewitnesses said that thousands of people including men, […]

Flash floods: 29 rescued in Kathua, Jmu-Sgr highway through; Edu institutes closed in Doda

Flash floods: 29 rescued in Kathua, Jmu-Sgr highway through; Edu institutes closed in Doda

Srinagar: Twenty-nine people stranded in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua district after flash floods and heavy rains were rescued Monday, officials said. Traffic on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway, the all-weather road linking Kashmir to the rest of the country, was also restored Monday a day after it was closed due to landslides at different places, they […]

Marred by corruption, government planning to split Jammu Kashmir Bank Chairman’s administrative powers

Marred by corruption, government planning to split Jammu Kashmir Bank Chairman’s administrative powers

Srinagar: Tired by the perennial reports of corruption, the government is planning to split the administrative powers in Jammu and Kashmir bank by taking away the charge of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) from the Chairman bank. “Currently both the chairman and the post of CEO are being held by Parvez Ahmad Nengroo,” government officials told […]

Serving to empower, but who? JK Bank donates hefty Rs. 11.50 crore for Kerala, just Rs. 5 crore for 2014 Kashmir floods  

Serving to empower, but who? JK Bank donates hefty Rs. 11.50 crore for Kerala, just Rs. 5 crore for 2014 Kashmir floods  

  Srinagar: It seems bizarre, but it is true. The Jammu and Kashmir bank has donated hefty 11.50 crore for the Kerala flood releif while it contributed just Rs 5 crore for the victims of devastating Kashmir floods of the year 2014. Even as the magnitude of the infrastructural destruction including both to the businesses […]

SMC demolishes illegal constructions carried out by Hattrick food owner

SMC demolishes illegal constructions carried out by Hattrick food owner

Srinagar: Srinagar Municipal Committee (SMC) Wednesday demolished the illegal constructions for commercial purposed carried out by the Hattrick food owner Showkat Chowdhry in uptown locality of Sanatnagar. SMC Commissioner Riyaz Ahmad Wani said as soon they came to know about the illegal construction carried out by the Hattrick food owner, they sent the teams to […]

Battling cancer, actor Irrfan Khan writes open letter: ‘Between the game of life and the game of death, there is just a road’

Battling cancer, actor Irrfan Khan writes open letter: ‘Between the game of life and the game of death, there is just a road’

By Irrfan Khan   It’s been quite some time now since I have been diagnosed with a high-grade neuro-endocrine cancer. This new name in my vocabulary, I got to know, was rare, and due to fewer study cases, and less information comparatively, the unpredictability of the treatment was more. I was part of a trial-and-error […]