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AFSPA must for Army to operate in J&K: Parrikar

Agencies New Delhi, May 28: The Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) is mandatory if the Army has to be deployed in Jammu and Kashmir or any other state for internal security, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has said. “Mine is not the Ministry to decide about it (AFSPA). It is very simple that if the

State

Tripura’s decision should serve ‘eye opener’ for JK: Mirwaiz

KG News Desk Srinagar, May 28: Hurriyat Conference led by Mirwaiz Umer Farooq today welcomed the Tripura government’s decision to withdraw Armed Forces Special Powers Act from the state, and said it should serve as an “eye opener” for the Jammu and Kashmir government too. “The Tripura government’s decision to withdraw AFSPA from the state

AFSPA revocation key to addressing trust-deficit in Kashmir: PDP

AFSPA revocation key to addressing trust-deficit in Kashmir: PDP Srinagar:KG Desk Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief spokesperson, Dr Mehbooba Beg today said the tangible improvement in security situation in Jammu and Kashmir needs to be reciprocated with matching measures like revocation of the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) so that people feel the

Najma Heptulla highlights achievement of first year of BJP Govt.

KG News Desk SRINAGAR 27 May: Senior Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and union minister of minority affairs, Najma Heptulla today highlighted the achievements of first year of BJP government in the country. While addressing party workers in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, Ms Heptulla said the BJP has launched many important schemes during this period

MLA Homeshalibugh chairs officers meeting

KG News Desk KULGAM MAY 27: Chairing first meeting of officers of various line departments and agencies of Homeshalibugh, Abdul Majeed Bhat (Larmi) emphasized for greater public and administration liaison for accelerating developmental pace in the constituency. After a detailed discussion on working of various departments, Bhat directed the officers to complete road projects, buildings,

Srinagar

ARMY AIDS EDUCATION AND HEALTH INFRASTRUCTURE IN SOYIBUG

ARMY AIDS EDUCATION AND HEALTH INFRASTRUCTURE IN SOYIBUG Aijaz Ahmad Budgam, May 28: As part of the ongoing endeavour to help Soyibug village of Kashmir in up gradation of social infrastructure in the field of education, healthcare, sports and talent building, the near by army’s 2 Rashtriya Rifles organised an event at Govt Middle School, Soyibug

Jammu

KGBV institutions face official apathy

KGBV institutions face official apathy Discrepancies mar educational standards in Mendhar M S Nazki  Poonch, May 28: (GNS) Insensitivity from officials has marred the Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya functioning in Jammu region. From the institution name-plates to the hostel lodging, from class study to morning assembly everything seems in chaos. Reports reaching GNS said that,

National

GoI welcomes withdrawal of Act in Tripura

Agencies New Delhi, May 28: The Centre Thursday welcomed Tripura government’s decision to lift AFSPA saying there was no need for the state government to take the consent of the central government while taking the move. “I would like to welcome the very important decision of Tripura government to lift the Armed Forces Special Powers

World

Pak hangs 3 hijackers, 5 others

Islamabad, May 28: Three Baloch insurgents, who hijacked a PIA plane in 1998 and tried to take it to India, were among eight prisoners who were executed today in different jails in Pakistan. The convicts, Shahsawar Baloch, Sabir Rind were executed in Hyderabad jail while Shabbir Rind was hanged in Karachi Central Jail. A court

US threatens not to sign n-deal with Iran

US threatens not to sign n-deal with Iran Washington:IANS Washington has threatened “not to sign” a final nuclear agreement with Tehran unless the Iranian government gives access to its possible military dimension-related sites and nuclear scientists. “If we don’t get the assurances we need on the access to possible military dimension-related sites or activities, that’s

Pak hangs 3 hijackers, 5 others

Islamabad, May 28: Three Baloch insurgents, who hijacked a PIA plane in 1998 and tried to take it to India, were among eight prisoners who were executed today in different jails in Pakistan. The convicts, Shahsawar Baloch, Sabir Rind were executed in Hyderabad jail while Shabbir Rind was hanged in Karachi Central Jail. A court

42 killed as fresh 7.3 tremor jolts Nepal

Agencies New Delhi, May 12: A new 7.3-magnitude earthquake and several powerful aftershocks shook Nepal today killing at least 42 people and triggering panic in the Himalayan nation already devastated by a massive temblor less than three weeks back that had claimed over 8,000 lives. Nepal’s Home Ministry while putting the death toll at 42

Sports

Chigumbura suspended for two ODIs

Zimbabwe captain Chigumbura suspended for two ODIs

Zimbabwe captain Chigumbura suspended for two ODIs  Lahore, May 28: Zimbabwe captain Elton Chigumbura will miss the rest of the one-day international series against Pakistan after being suspended for two matches for maintaining a slow over rate in Tuesday’s first ODI. The International Cricket Council (ICC) said in a statement on Wednesday that Chigumbura was

Chigumbura suspended for two ODIs

Zimbabwe captain Chigumbura suspended for two ODIs

Zimbabwe captain Chigumbura suspended for two ODIs  Lahore, May 28: Zimbabwe captain Elton Chigumbura will miss the rest of the one-day international series against Pakistan after being suspended for two matches for maintaining a slow over rate in Tuesday’s first ODI. The International Cricket Council (ICC) said in a statement on Wednesday that Chigumbura was

DURGMULLA WINS LOLAB PREMIER LEAGUE VOLLEYBALL 2015

DURGMULLA WINS LOLAB PREMIER LEAGUE VOLLEYBALL 2015 Jehangir Ahmad Kupwara, May 06: The month long Volleyball competitions organised by the Army in areas of North & South Lolab, Kandi-Kigam and Magam culminated with the conduct of the finals of Lolab Premier League Volleyball 2015 at Varnau village on 06 May 2015. 8 teams from these

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Briefs

No comments: Lt Gen Saha

KG News Desk Srinagar, May 28: General Officer Commanding (GOC) of 15 Corps, Lieutenant General Subrata Saha Thursday reserved comments on revocation of AFSPA in the state, saying it was for the central and state governments to take a call regarding it. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of the function organized by the army

Editorial

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Pollen menace

Pollen menace  In a great news for the people allergic to pollens, the J&K High Court has ordered removal of Russian poplars in Kashmir Valley. It is of common knowledge that the pollen of Poplar Russian Species is adversely affecting the health of genital public, mostly the elderly people and the children. It is also

Opinion

PDP-BJP alliance: Up against odds

PDP-BJP alliance: Up against odds Syed Tajamul Imran  History has been created in Jammu and Kashmir. The BJP, which won a single seat in the 2002 Assembly elections in the State, increased its tally to 11 in the 2008 elections, which were conducted immediately after the land row agitation during which several small Hindu organizations,

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