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JAMMU: The BJP on Sunday said that the abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution continues to be part of the party's core ideology and it will work in that direction whenever it garners the required numbers in Parliament.

"As far as the abrogation of Article 370 is concerned, it... more

Afzal Guru Was Hanged by UPA for 'Political Reasons': Omar

NEW DELHI:  The erstwhile UPA government had executed Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru for "political reasons" and he was informed only hours before, former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said today.

Mr Abdullah said he had received the call from then Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde,... more

SRINAGAR: The upper reaches in the Kashmir valley received fresh snowfall Sunday bringing down temperatures and forcing people to take to woolens again.

Official sources said all peaks around Sonmarg in Ganderbal district had turned white due to fresh snowfall. Baltal, base camp of annual... more

Local News

‘NC, Cong gave political space to Ikhwanis’ Srinagar: Senior Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader and Minister for Education, Mr Naeem Akhtar today made it clear that the... more
‘Ready for modification, let people give their suggestions’ Srinagar: The cabinet sub-committee (CSC) constituted by the PDP-BJP government on new recruitment policy is... more

Regional News

LAHORE: Pakistan's former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani today said he had spoken to his son Ali Haider for the first time since he was kidnapped by a Taliban group in... more
MUMBAI: Although India is set to become water scarce country by 2025 due to demand-supply mis-match, the water sector is expected to see investment of USD 13 billion from... more

City News

Srinagar: A controversial video has surfaced in which a ruling PDP office bearer tells a group of women in distress to seek help from moderate Hurriyat Conference... more
Vohra urges alumni to contribute towards growth of alma mater SRINAGAR: Mr. N.N. Vohra, Governor inaugurated the “ALUMNI MEET” programme of the National Institute of... more

Sports

KOLKATTA: Kashmir FC recorded their first win of the 2nd leg with a fantastic comeback victory against United sports in the Round 9 of I-league Division 2nd at... more
JAMMU: In a function held here today at the Raj Bhavan this evening, Governor Mr. N.N. Vohra, felicitated the sportspersons from the State who had won medals... more

News in Pictures

AScenSion To HeAven: with prayers on their lips devout turn ecstatic while having a glimpse of the relic of holy prophet muhammad (pbuh) at dargah hazratbal on sunday. pix abid Bhat
AScenSion To HeAven: with prayers on their lips devout turn ecstatic while having a glimpse of the relic of holy prophet muhammad (pbuh) at dargah hazratbal on sunday. pix abid Bhat
AScenSion To HeAven: with prayers on their lips devout turn ecstatic while having a glimpse of the relic of holy prophet muhammad (pbuh) at dargah hazratbal on sunday. pix abid Bhat
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World News

Pope Urges Help for Rohingya Muslims
VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis called on the international community on Sunday to help migrants crossing the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea, thousands of whom have been stranded on boats with dwindling supplies.  "I continue to follow with profound... more
Saudi King Vows to Punish Attackers of Shia Mosque
RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman pledged on Sunday that anyone linked to the killing of 21 minority Shia Muslims will face justice for the ‘heinous crime.’ Salman made the vow in a telegram to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, who is also the... more

Business

New markets to be explored for JK’s fruit produce; Buyer-Seller meets, exhibitions to be organized for better marketing Srinagar- Minister for Horticulture, Abdul Rehman... more

Technology

A brand new biography of the late computer wiz throws up interesting new facets of the iconic man and his colossal company.
A brand new biography of the late computer wiz throws up interesting new facets of the iconic man and his colossal company. It's raining Steve Jobs adaptations this year. Not only is an eponymous biopic (with Michael Fassbender in the titular role... more

Editorial

In yet another blow to Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed’s battle of ideas policy, state government didn’t let Hurriyat doves to hold annual May 21 rally to commemorate... more

Opinion

(A View from Pakistan) Ibn Khaldun’s The Muqaddimah is often cited as the first work of historiography and the forerunner to the social sciences. However, he is best known... more

Letters

After September 2014 flood fury, that devastated the entire valley and city in particular, people are still in a state of shock.  This is because of the fact that 90 per cent... more

Features

IT is that time of year when results of various 10th and 12th standard board exams start coming in. It is that time of year when parents, or at least some of them, exult that... more

Interviews

Mumbai-based Rochelle Potkar, a fiction writer, a storyteller and a poet, whose works have appeared in several Indian and international publications, says in the light of the... more

Reviews

The Book of Gold Leaves is a ‘melancholy’ story
It’s about art, it’s about love, it’s about culture, it’s about nostalgia and it’s about Kashmir. The Book of Gold Leaves is the second book by the author after The... more

Heads & Tails

The Ugly Facts About Beauty Care
Beauty products that are routinely creamed onto faces, rubbed into hair and splashed over bodies contain toxic ingredients that are known to cause severe allergic reactions,... more

Bazar Observer

When Cafe` Coffee Day (CCD), India’s most popular and the fast growing coffee cum fast food chain opened its first outlet in Srinagar in December 2009, very few people could anticipate the massive customer base it would gain over a short span of time.
When Cafe` Coffee Day (CCD), India’s most popular and the fast growing coffee cum fast food chain opened its first outlet in Srinagar in December 2009, very few people could... more