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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 […]

Jammu Kashmir Police: Friends or Enemies?

Jammu Kashmir Police: Friends or Enemies?

By Syed Tajamul Imran     In 2016, my granny was not doing well, and because of that our family visited Srinagar frequently. While there, humiliation, torture, and abuse by cops was a daily routine we all had to face. One day, after asking my Baba for permission, I wrote down these experiences in a […]

Soccer and Srinagar

Soccer and Srinagar

 By  Faheem Jeelani     Great creative pursuits have an inherent capacity in them to transcend the actual performance. Some of the most finest musical concerts in past couple of decades, like Guns n Roses’ ’92  Tokyo, wasn’t just about the music. It reached to a folklore stage where the color of Axl Rose’s chequered skirt […]