It Was A Tense Day At Islamic University

SRINAGAR: Hundreds of students and the faculty of Islamic University at Awantipora did not leave the campus till they managed the release of six students whom police had arrested in recent days. It was an interesting day for the campus as teachers, police and the faculty was working parallel on the ...

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CHINESE ‘GRASS’ HELPS PAKISTAN FIGHT INDIA, DEFY U.S.

Farooq Ganderbali Living up to its promise of “eating grass, if need be, to fight India,” Pakistan’s transitional government has hiked the defence budget by over 20 percent — the highest in decades. The defence spending is proposed to increase to Rs 1.1 trillion (approximately $9.6 billion) in 2018-19. This ...

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Dr. Nirmal Singh Is Speaker

SRINAGAR: Dr Nirmal Singh of BJP was finally elected the Speaker of J&K Legislative Assembly. Though the opposition has nominated Usman Majeed as the opposition candidates, Dr Singh got the maximum votes. It was a voice vote. NC leader Shafi Urvi had suggested that since there are problems in teh system ...

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PAKISTAN’S ONLY NOBEL LAUREATE HOUNDED AGAIN

Farooq Ganderbali When even an enemy dies, even reluctantly, one says, Rest in Peace (RIP). But there no resting in peace for Pakistan’s only Nobel laureate, Dr Abdus Salam who, hounded out by his people, lies buried far-away from home, in France. Dr Salam, who put Pakistan on the map ...

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Cost of CPEC coal power projects per MW 40pc higher

by Khalid Mustafa ISLAMABAD: The lowest ever price for one megawatt in the International Competitive Bidding (ICB) for Jamshoro coal power project of 1320MW headed by ADB has exposed the bitter fact how costly Port Qasim and Sahiwal coal power projects under CPEC are, reveals the latest official document available ...

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President to visit Siachen tomorrow

Srinagar, President Ram Nath Kovind will visit the Siachen base camp in Jammu and Kashmir tomorrow and interact with soldiers posted there, an official statement said today. Siachen is considered as the highest battlefield in the world. “He will be the first president to visit this camp since the visit of ...

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