JK election results tomorrow

Contestants await outcome with bated breath

Srinagar, Dec 21: More than 800 contestants in Jammu and Kashmir will spend a couple of nervous nights till December 23 when counting of votes for elections to the 12th Legislative Assembly will be held, after a record turnout in the five-phase polls in the state.Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and More

39% drop in number of contestants

Srinagar, Dec 21: The voter turnout in the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections has increased significantly but the number of aspiring lawmakers dipped substantially compared to 2008 Assembly polls when a record 1,344 candidates tried their luck on 87 constituencies.The number of candidates this More

Counting process will be video-graphed: CEO


Jammu, Dec 21: The counting of votes for the recently-held Jammu and Kashmir assembly elections will commence on December 23 at 8 am across the state, officials said.Talking to Greater Kashmir, J&K’s Chief Electoral Officer UmangNarula, said: “28 counting centers consisting of 94 halls have More

Police chalks out strategy to ‘handle victory processions’


Srinagar, Dec 21: Fearing law and order problem during and after counting of votes for recently-held Assembly elections on Tuesday, police have decided to deploy additional forces in Kashmir areas “to thwart any untoward incident.”“We have made extraordinary security arrangements for vote counting More

‘ChilaiKalan’ begins

MeT department predicts light rain, snow in next 2 days


Srinagar, Dec 21: There was a little respite from cold on the first day of Chilai-Kalan—the 40-day harshest winter period—Sunday, even as Meteorological Department predicted light rain and snowfall in Kashmir in next two days.Chilai-Kalan is the period when chances of snowfall are maximum and More

Malik starts hunger strike against ‘police atrocities’

Protests, clashes in Maisuma

Srinagar, Dec 21: Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF)  MuhammadYasin Malik Sunday began his indefinite hunger strike against “harassment of people by police.”The incarcerated Malik began his hunger strike at the SK Institute of Medical Sciences at Soura here where he is undergoing More

Thousands flock to Peshawar school where Taliban killed children

Hold candles, placards; condemn massacre

Peshawar, Dec 21: Thousands of Pakistanis flocked to the Army Public School on Sunday to mourn the more than 140 people — mainly children — massacred by the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and demand action against militants.Men, women and children from Peshawar and other cities visited the army More

Gravedigger breaks his rule, weeps first time

Peshawar, Dec 21: One of the gravediggers at Peshawar’s largest graveyard has a rule. He says he never cries when he buries the dead. He’s a professional, he says.But as the dead bodies mostly children started coming in from a school massacre this week that killed 148 people, he began to weep More

4 more Pak prisoners executed


Lahore, Dec 21: Four more death-row convicts were executed in Pakistan Sunday for their involvement in an attack on former military ruler General Pervez Musharraf after the country lifted a ban on the death penalty following last week's deadly Taliban attack on a Peshawar school.Zubair Ahmed, More

Police foil narcotic smuggling bid

2 held with heroine worth Rs 56 cr


Poonch, Dec 21: Poonch police today claimed to have foiled a major narcotic smuggling bid by seizing huge consignment of heroine worth Rs 56.16 crore in international market.The heroine was recovered from the possession of two persons who were carrying it in a load carrier, Senior Superintendent More

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Criminal jailed under PSA


Rajouri, Dec 21:The Rajouri police have detained a notorious criminal   under Public Safety Act (PSA), a police spokesperson said on Sunday.  Public Safety Act has been slapped against Tahir More

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Addiction Club lifts Skating Carnival title

Jammu, Dec 21: Addiction Club today lifted the title trophy of the IIIrd Roller Athlete Skating Carnival held at Shiva Roller Skating Institute here. In the final, Addiction Club trounced Jindrah Skating More

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BJP says will form govt on its own


Jammu, Dec 21: Denying possibility of getting into alliance to form government in the state, BJP today said that party won’t go for coalition in any case and ‘will form majority government on its  More

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City wrapped in security blanket to ensure smooth counting



Jammu, Dec 21: Tight security arrangements have been put in place in Jammu, the City of Temples, ahead of the counting for the assembly elections to be held on 23rd of December. Additional deployment of More

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PDP seeks re-polling on six stations of Darhal


Rajouri, Dec 21: Alleging bogus voting and booth capturing, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) today demanded re-polling on six polling stations of Darhal.Addressing a press conference in Rajouri, sitting More

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Man held with 700 intoxicant capsules, 2 ltrs Corex


 Bhaderwah, Dec 21: The district police today claimed to have arrested one person with 700 intoxicant capsules, besides two liters of Corex from his possession, here in Domail Bhaderwah.As per police More

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