China Edges Closer to One-Man Rule

By Jeremy Page &  Chun Han Wong (Print Hradline: ‘China’s Xi Gains a Longer Lease on Power) BEIJING—The future of 1.4 billion people, the world’s second-largest economy and an emerging military juggernaut now lies largely in the hands of just one man: China’s President Xi Jinping. In unveiling a new ...

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Governor promulgates ‘J&K Public Property Ordinance, 2017’

Srinagar, Governor NN Vohra has promulgated “The Jammu and Kashmir Public Property (Prevention of Damage) (Amendment) Ordinance, 2017” which amends the existing law relating to damage to public property to more effectively discourage/ prevent the deleterious activities of individuals/ organizations which result in damage to public and private properties.  The amendment ...

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Restrictions in parts of Srinagar on Friday

Srinagar, The District administration in Srinagar has decided to impose restrictions in jurisdictions of seven police stations in Old city areas on Friday, October 27. An official said that restrictions will be imposed in Rainawari, Nowhatta, Khanyar, Safakdal, M R Gunj, while partial restrictions will be imposed in in Kralkhud ...

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CRPF man injured in Tral grenade attack

Srinagar, A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) man suffered injuries after militabts hurled a grenade in Tral area of Pulwama district on Thursday. Reports said that militants fired a rifle grenade towards the 180 Bn CRPF camp around 6:25 pm, leaving a constable injured. Identified as SS Diwiti, he was ...

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J&K dialogue: CM Mehbooba meets Dineshwar Sharma

Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday late afternoon met GoI appointed interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma, officials said. The meeting was held at Kashmir House on Prithviraj Road here. Sharma, the former chief of Intelligence Bureau, was on Monday appointed special representative for a “sustained dialogue” with all ...

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Central, State-run schemes to constitute single corpus for reducing administrative costs: Drabu

Srinagar, Minister of Finance and Labour & Employment, Dr Haseeb Drabu today said the J&K Government is working out a comprehensive policy to combine all the state and centrally-funded schemes into a single corpus to minimise the administrative costs incurred in their implementation. “Presently, there are 20 Centrally-sponsored and seven J&K ...

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Governor chairs 78th Kashmir University Council meeting

Srinagar, Governor N.N. Vohra, Chancellor of the University of Kashmir, chaired the 78th meeting of the University at the Raj Bhavan.Sh. Mohammad Altaf Bukhari, Minister for Education, participated in the meeting. Chancellor emphasized that the University must periodically review its academic and research programmes to assess their contemporary relevance and ...

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Farooq Lone posted Chief Executive Officer ERA

Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday transferred and posted Farooq Ahmad Lone (IAS), Officer on Special Duty in the Tourism Department, Civil Secretariat, as Chief Executive Officer, Economic Reconstruction Agency, J&K, relieving Rohit Kansal (IAS), Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister of the additional charge of the post. Lone ...

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