OPINION

Pakistan has won: Pratab Bhanu Mehta

Pakistan has won: Pratab Bhanu Mehta

    After Pulwama, a suffocation has gripped India. Not to put too fine a point on this, political opinion now operates under the disconcerting thought that Pakistan is in some significant sense, winning. The anger against Pakistan is justified. But what we are witnessing in India is more a paroxysm of self-loathing rather than […]

All is not well with Jammu Kashmir bank

All is not well with Jammu Kashmir bank

  JK Bank is the biggest corporate institutions of the conflict ridden state of Jammu and Kashmir. As such, it is also one of the major sources of employment in the state, especially for the youngsters of Kashmir. Youth of the state always have high hope and dreams of serving the JK bank and getting […]

Beyond the Fear: Why Kashmiris do not invest in uncertainties

Beyond the Fear: Why Kashmiris do not invest in uncertainties

  Two caves and one conclusion. Reality can’t be suppressed and truth can’t be obscured. As affirmed by caves, imaginary realities, hypothetical explanations, unfounded schemes and treacherous narratives should not to be trusted. Which caves and what allegory, one would like to question. Well, I am juxtaposing two caves: one is a parable, written in […]

Why National Testing Agency is playing with career of university students?

Why National Testing Agency is playing with career of university students?

    This year, the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India (GOI), established National Testing Agency (NTA) as an independent, autonomous and self-sustained premier testing organization under the Societies Registration Act, 1860. The University Grants Commission (UGC) has entrusted the responsibility of conducting UGC-NET to the NTA. Interestingly, this year, the examination […]

Health Services Kashmir got Director

Health Services Kashmir got Director

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Thursday appointed new Director for the Health Services Kashmir. Dr Kunzes Dolma  will relieve principal secretary, Health and Medical Education department Atal Dulloo of additional charge. Dr Kunzes Dolma was Deputy Director Health Services. Meanwhile, Dr Samir Matoo has been appointed as Director Health Services Jammu.Matoo will relieve Bhupinder […]

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 […]