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Govt dumps resolution on Gaza carnage

Opposition stages walkout in Rajya Sabha; Azad slams government inaction; Swaraj says no change in foreign policy on Palestine

Anil Anand

New Delhi, July 21: The Opposition led by Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad Monday staged a walkout in the Rajya Sabha following the Government’s refusal to adopt a resolution on civilian killings in Gaza. The Government maintained that since the issue has been discussed in detail in the House, “it does More


Gaza toll 524 in 14 days; 3100 injured

Gaza/Jerusalem, July 21: Fierce fighting between Israeli forces and Hamas continued unabated Monday with both sides showing no signs of backing down in the two-week long conflict that has killed 524 Palestinians, even as the UN Security Council called for an “immediate ceasefire.”A day after Israel More


Uneasy calm prevails in Baltal

‘Terrified’ local traders shut operations, start leaving Base Camp

Arif Shafi Wani/Imran Muzaffar

Baltal (Sonamarg), July 21:  As dismayed Shiraz Ahmad vainly rummages through the rubble of his torched tent at the base camp of Amarnath Yatra here, hordes of pilgrims gradually walk past gushing Sindh river to perform the annual pilgrimage.An uneasy calm prevails in this picturesque tourist More


SSP,CRPF commandant removed

SHEIKH NAZIR

Baltal, July 21: The incharge Yatra officer of JK Armed police and Commandant of CRPF have been removed following the torching of tents and Langars in Friday’s violent clashes in Baltal area.According to official sources, Dushan Kumar, SSP 9th battalion of JK armed police and SS Rawat, Commandant More


Congress hooks Yaseen, Tarigami, Mir

Party not to field candidates against trio

Abid Bashir

 Srinagar, July 21: In a bid to consolidate its political stakes in Kashmir, the state unit of the Congress has decided to extend support to three sitting ‘independent’ legislators by deciding not to field any candidate against them.  Congress leaders have conveyed the party’s decision More


Day 3: Clashes, shutdown in Kaimoh

Khalid Gul

Kulgam, July 21: Amid complete shutdown, clashes continued in Kaimoh area of this south Kashmir district for the third consecutive day Monday. Reports said a complete shutdown was observed in Kaimoh town and its adjoining villages of Khudwani, Redwani and Frisal to protest the killing of a teenager More


Govt shelves pediatric hospital project

Don’t have funds, will approach Delhi: Minister

Shabir Ibn Yusuf

Srinagar, July 21: The state government has shelved the plan to construct 250-bed pediatric healthcare facility near Bemina here due to lack of funds, officials said. The state government had approved construction of a new 250-bed children’s hospital at Bemina following the massive public outrage More


Govt’s flawed order renders SDA, LAWDA headless

GAD can better explain present status: Secretary Housing

Muddasir Ali

Srinagar, July 21:  The Srinagar Development Authority (SDA) entrusted with planned development of the summer capital, and the Lakes and Waterways Development Authority (LAWDA), which takes care of Dal Lake conservation, are lying headless, taking toll on functioning of the two key institutions More


Jammu focuses on commercial mango cultivation

SKUAST-J develops 186 orchards in Jammu district to grow king of fruits

ABHINAV VERMA

Jammu, July 21:  Taking advantage of centrally sponsored National Horticultural Mission for North Eastern and Himalayan states, Jammu district in the state has developed as many as 186 mango orchards over and above the area already under mango plantation this year.Talking to Greater Kashmir More





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Kishtwar among 50 cities identified for development of small airports

New Delhi, July 21: Government of India has identified Kishtwar among fifty other locations in the country for establishment of small airports.This was stated by minister of state for Civil Aviation, G More




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Jammu boys dominate in under-17

Inter-district state level swimming meet of DYSS

Jammu, July 21: Jammu district dominated in under-17 boys’ category taking away all four gold medals decided on the first day of the two-day inter-district state level swimming competition, organised by More



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SKUAST (J) VC lists achievements of Varsity

16 high yield varieties developed, 800 graduates, 500 Msc, 100 Ph.D scholars produced in 14 years

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Jammu, July 21: Since its establishment fourteen years back, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences & Technology Jammu    (SKUAST-J)  has produced 800 Graduates, 500 More



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NC will emerge victorious again: Javed Rana

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Mendhar, July 21:  Senior National Conference leader and Deputy Chairman Legislative Council, Javed A Rana today said that his party will once again emerge victorious in the forthcoming assembly elections More



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DDC Ramban interacts with civil society members

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Ramban, July 21: District Development Commissioner, Ramban R A Inqilabi interacted with civil society members of Ramban here at an informal meeting. Respectable citizens from all walks of life including More



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