POK election nothing but a farce

 by Farooq Ganderbali It seems Pakistan is bent upon not learning its lessons from experience. It lost one wing of the country, East Pakistan (now Bangladesh), because it refused to accept the verdict of the elections in 1971. It did so because leadership in West Pakistan did not want a ...

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Power shutdown in Kashmir areas

Srinagar,Office of the Power Controller Kashmir today informed that there will be shutdown of various 33kV lines, for carrying out branch cutting, preventive maintenance and other minor works, which will affect power supply to various areas. According to PDD, in order to carry out branch cutting/pruning of trees 33kV Wanpoh ...

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LS Polls: 10.3% voter turnout in Kulgam

Srinagar, As the polling for the second phase of the three-phase elections for Anantnag Lok Sabha seat ended on Monday, the Noorabad assembly segment recorded the highest turnout and the overall percentage in the Kulgam district was recorded 10.3%.As many as 15663 (20.5 per cent) people cast the vote in ...

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Nepotism, cronyism hall-mark of BJPDP coalition: Hasnain Masoodi

Srinagar,Jammu and Kashmir National Conference on Monday asserted that development and employment generation have been principal casualties of PDP’s embrace with BJP, saying corruption, maladministration, nepotism and cronyism have inconsistently been the hall-mark of BJP-PDP rule. Party’s parliamentary candidate for Anantnag parliamentary constituency Retired Justice Hasnain Masoodi, while addressing series ...

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New school timings from May 1

Srinagar, The Director School Education Kashmir (DSEK) today ordered a change in school timings for Kashmir province from May 1, 2019. According to an order issued here, the new timings for the government and the recognized private schools falling in the areas of Srinagar Municipal limits will be from 8.30 ...

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Kumar visits Civil Secretariat, reviews move arrangements

Srinagar, The Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar on Monday visited Civil Secretariat to review the arrangements put in place for the annual Darbar move to the summer capital here.The Advisor was accompanied by Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir Baseer Ahmed Khan, Additional Director General of Police, Director Estates and other concerned ...

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Vote to defeat politics of lies, deceit: Congress

Srinagar,Congress on Sunday sought peoples support to defeat the politics based on lies and deceit in the State aiming to mislead people on various counts for the sake of electoral gains, emphasizing the people to ensure victory of Congress Candidate from Anantnag Parliamentary Constituency Gulam Ahmad Mir, with a thumping ...

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Geelani reiterates shutdown call on Monday in Kulgam

Srinagar,Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (g) Syed Ali Shah Geelani reiterated the call for a complete shutdown in Kulgam district on Monday, April 29, the polling day. In a statement here Geelani said, “We can peacefully and meaningfully once again highlight the Kashmir issue in an international level that the people ...

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