Prolonged power cuts irk consumers across Kashmir Valley

Prolonged power cuts irk consumers across Kashmir Valley

Frequent unscheduled and prolonged power cuts have irked the people here as they have to face an ordeal in view of the biting cold in the ongo­ing winter. Many residents ex­pressed their resentment over the cuts enforced b the Power...
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Groom Gulmarg’s ski slopes, get them certified to boost its potential: Skiers

Groom Gulmarg’s ski slopes, get them certified to boost its potential: Skiers

Skiers and experts say that Gulmarg could realize its full skiing potential if its slopes are groomed and if the authorities concerned get its slopes, especially those in Apharwat range, certified by the Federation of International Skiing. For competitive skii...
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Presence of BSF at Pari Mahal ‘Unauthorized Occupation’, declares govt

Presence of BSF at Pari Mahal ‘Unauthorized Occupation’, declares govt

The state government has declared the Border Security Force (BSF) camp inside Pari Mahal as “un-authorized occupation” and asserted that the camp would be reallocated soon. A meeting held under the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir to discuss “unauthorized...
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I felt safer in Srinagar than South Africa: Chantelle Flores

I felt safer in Srinagar than South Africa: Chantelle Flores

When Chantelle Flores, an internationally-acclaimed photographer from South Africa decided to visit Kashmir, she had certain apprehensions due to “negative publicity” of the Valley. However, all her fears vanished when she landed in Srinagar. “I did not ...
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Embattled fruit growers buried by wild weather

Embattled fruit growers buried by wild weather

November is the peak wedding season in India’s Kashmir region. But Riyaz Dar’s sister didn’t get married last month, as planned. Unusually early and heavy snowfall split the trunks of 60 of Dar’s 100 apple trees in November, leading to....
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GoI facing powerful people’s movement in Kashmir: Syed Ali Geelani

GoI facing powerful people’s movement in Kashmir: Syed Ali Geelani

Claiming that India was facing a powerful people’s political movement for the right to self-determination in Kashmir, Chairman of his own faction of Hurriyat, Syed Ali Geelani, in a press release issued here, said that the ‘suppression and repression’ in...
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Train to Kupwara: Credit war after Centre approves railway link to Kupwara

Train to Kupwara: Credit war after Centre approves railway link to Kupwara

Mehbooba Mufti’s Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), Sajad Gani Lone’s Peoples Conference and governor Satya Pal Malik’s administration on Thursday claimed credit after the Centre approved the extension of Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla rail link up to Kupwara. ...
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The rise of Sajad Lone and how split in PDP played a key role

The rise of Sajad Lone and how split in PDP played a key role

On May 20, a day after the BJP pulled out from the alliance with PDP in Jammu and Kashmir, the editor of an Urdu newspaper in Srinagar told his reporters that a new government will be formed soon. It was...
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‘Final resolution to Kashmir Issue’ Bollywood has a proposal

‘Final resolution to Kashmir Issue’ Bollywood has a proposal

Even as several Bollywood movies dealing with the political issues surrounding the Valley have been made in the past, makers of an upcoming film on Monday said they would provide the “final resolution” to the Kashmir problem. Shot extensively in...
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Vulgarity being dished by FM channels for infotainment

Vulgarity being dished by FM channels for infotainment

Even though the introduction of FM radio channels have brought a variety of options of songs for listeners to entertain themselves, at the same time majority of people are complaining about the “vulgarity” being dashed out in the name of...
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