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SRINAGAR: Amid growing schism between the coalition partners over host of issues, BJP President and Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s close aide Amit Shah has sought the presence of entire BJP leadership from Jammu and Kashmir at New Delhi on July 12 .

The meeting, according to the sources,... more

Woman Stripped, Accused Include Army Jawan

UDHAMPUR: In a shocking incident, a woman was allegedly stripped naked by a gang of five persons, including an Army jawan, in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir and the video of the incident uploaded on the internet, police said on Saturday.

A woman was first stripped in full public... more

SRINAGAR: Terming the revelation of the former RAW chief AS Dulat about the Kashmiri leadership in his new book as a “bundle of lies”, All Parties Hurriyat Conference led by octogenarian Syed Ali Geelani Saturday said that to remain in news even after the retirement Dulat has written a book... more

Local News

Srinagar: A youth drowned at Kadgam dam in Zainpora area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Saturday. Sameer Ahmad Teli, a 12th class student, son of Ghulam Qadir of... more
Shopian: In order to regulate the Tuition/Coaching Centres in District Shopian and as sequel of the directions passed by the High Court, a checking squad under the... more

Regional News

Dawood was in talks to return to India:  Chhota Shakeel
MUMBAI: Dawood Ibrahim, one of India’s most-wanted men for masterminding the 1993 blasts in Mumbai, was allegedly in talks to return to India, his deputy and most trusted... more
1,400 school teachers resign in fake degree probe
PATNA: Some 1,400 primary school teachers have quit in an eastern Indian state in recent months amid an ongoing investigation into fake qualifications, an education official... more

City News

Srinagar: Police on Saturday arrested five peddlers from two separate places and recovered over two thousands bottles of prescription drugs and 700 grams of Brown Sugar from... more
SRINAGAR: The Makhdoom Sahib  ropeway, which was inaugurated less than two years back amid much fanfare, is defunct since May 17 this year as the inspection report has found... more

Sports

Champions League final
Champions League final It was the 55th minute of the match. Juventus had drawn level early in the second half and the goal had suddenly changed the tempo. The... more
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

News in Pictures

A man recite holy Quran at Jami Masjid during the holy month of Ramadan in Srinagar- pix Abid Bhat
IFTAR TIME: Ramzan stalls offering firni to Rozdars against a price are complaining of poor business this year- pix Abid Bhat
Bashir Ahmad bangs his drum as he walks through the streets of Srinagar, alerting residents to wake up for another day of fasting. Being a 'human alarm clock' in Kashmir.- pix Abid Bhat
A devout at the gates of the Khanqah of Mir Syed Ali Hamadani in Khanqah-e-Maula on first Friday of Ramazan- Pix Abid Bhat
First_Day_of_Ramadan_Pix Abid Bhat
Most of the old city was barricaded by police and CRPF with concertina wire to prevent any attempt by Hurriyat supporters to march towards Sopore on Friday. Pix Abid Bhat
Most of the old city was barricaded by police and CRPF with concertina wire to prevent any attempt by Hurriyat supporters to march towards Sopore on Friday. Pix Abid Bhat
Most of the old city was barricaded by police and CRPF with concertina wire to prevent any attempt by Hurriyat supporters to march towards Sopore on Friday. Pix Abid Bhat
Police detaining Ittehadul Muslimeen activists, who tried to march towards Sopore on Friday at Mirgund.JKIM Spokesman S M Rizvi and other workers were detained. Pix Mushtaq Reshi
Most of the old city was barricaded by police and CRPF with concertina wire to prevent any attempt by Hurriyat supporters to march towards Sopore on Friday. Pix Abid Bhat

World News

In a first, India refuses to vote against Israel at UN
GENEVA: India on Friday abstained from a UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) vote for adoption of a UN Inquiry Commission report on Israel's 'Operation Protective Edge' in Gaza last year, which also calls upon both Israel and Palestine to prosecute... more
34 killed in new Saudi air raids on Yemen
SANAA:  The latest airstrikes conducted by Saudi Arabia against Yemen have claimed the lives of 34 people and left dozens injured in several parts across the impoverished Arabian Peninsula country. Saudi warplanes targeted several times the military... more

Business

NEW DELHI: For retailers who service their customers through phones, a missed call will no longer be a problem, thanks to an app developed by VoiceTree, a Delhi-based mobile... 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

As if so far the message of the faltering alliance agenda of the PDP-BJP coalition hadn’t been received well in Kashmir, that the home minister Rajnath Singh again rubbed it... more

Opinion

Trans-Himalayan Trade, International Law THE hysteria surrounding the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), to be built through Gilgit Baltistan, appeared with the visit... more

Letters

In 1986, the dominance of National Conference was seriously challenged by a newly formed coalition called" Muslim United Front ". But the National Conference with the support... more

Features

Glorious Dividends of Imam Khomeini led Islamic Revolution of Iran  THE strong will & determination of the Iranians post economic & financial sanctions have withstood... more

Interviews

Pandits must forget nineties and return to Kashmir: Dr U Kaul
Prof (Dr.) Upendra Kaul is the director and head of cardiology department at Fortis Hospital in New Delhi. A Padma Shri awardee, Dr Kaul is one of the first cardiologists to... more

Reviews

The Chinese through Abbasid eyes
A recent translation of a 1100-year-old report by an Arab adventurer allows us to see Tang Dynasty China through 9th century Arab eyes THEY WERE keen and curious observers.... more

Heads & Tails

My sister is a middle child and she says that part of her personality is shaped by being that. The eldest is the boss. The youngest is the cutest baby of the family. But... 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