Education minister should take his test first before making it compulsory for ReTs: Omar

Srinagar, Coming in support of Rehbar-e-Taleem teachers in their protest against the State government’s decision to make screening test compulsory for the teachers who have obtained their degrees through distance mode, National Conference Working President Omar Abdullah Wednesday asked Education Minister Nayeen Akhter to first pass his test before people. ...

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CM visits Bhatpora, conveys condolences to Mufti Bashir A. Farooqui’s family

SRINAGAR,  Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, visited Bhatpora here this afternoon to personally convey his condolences to the bereaved family of late Imam and Khateeb of Dargah, Asar-e-Sharief, Hazratbal, Mufti Bashir Ahmad Farooqui, who passed away on Sunday.Paying glowing tributes to the late Islamic scholar, Mufti Sayeed described him as a towering religious personality who spent his entire ...

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India-Pak exchange fire on Jammu border

JAMMU, A day after India and Pakistan announced NSA level talks on August 23 and 24, Pakistani Rangers opened up the International Border (IB) pounding forward villages and BSF posts in Pargwal, Kanachak and RS Pura sectors with mortars and heavy arms firing today, killing a youth and injuring four ...

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JKFA executive committee meeting presided by Thakur

Umer Bhat Srinagar, A Meeting of the Executive Committee of J&K Football Association was held on 2nd August 2015 at Lala Rukh Hotel Srinagar. Shri Zamir Ahmad Thakur presided over the Meeting . 25 Members across the State participated in the Meeting. The following important decisions were taken in the ...

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Pakistani Woman Speaks Of Forced Conversion, Denial to Lodge FIR of Rape, Trafficking FAIZA ILYAS How women of marginalised communities are suffering at the hands of influential people and the state has turned a blind eye towards their misery came to light at a press conference held on Friday. Emmi, ...

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Pakistan Is the Fountainhead of Sectarian Extremism

By Yasser Latif Hamdani Malik Ishaq’s violent death seems to indicate that the state is now ready to take on the sectarian extremism that has plagued Pakistan for a long time now. However, this is merely symptomatic relief while the underlying issue of sectarianism continues to be ignored by the ...

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Gurdaspur attack and Pak plans

By Farooq Ganderbali The Gurdaspur attack of July 26, 2015, carried out by Pakistan-based terrorists, most likely from Lashkar-e-Tayyeba (LeT), is a pointer to a far bigger and diabolic game plan being put in place by the Generals in Rawalpindi. The modus operandi of the attack and the place and ...

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