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In comes Imran Khan

In comes Imran Khan

As the former flamboyant cricketer is all se to don the Prime Ministers chair in one of the most volatile countries of the world, all eyes will be set on Imran Khan as the challenges he faces are enormous in nature and character. Khan, 65, made it to the hot seat after he secured 176 […]

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DSEK fails yet again

DSEK fails yet again

The education department it seems is not willing to learn some lessons to improve upon the functioning of the department. The department is marred by political interferences which weighs heavily on the functioning of the department. So much so that the decisions that the government takes to bring in some reforms and improvement in the […]

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Expose misdoings

Expose misdoings

The PDP-BJP coalition government faced many allegations during its three year rule in the state. One such allegation was favoritism and bungling in the recruitments for various posts and positions in government department. However, what proved to be ironic was the fact that the government hardly did anything to negate the people’s perception on the […]

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Karunanidhi, setting examples always

Karunanidhi, setting examples always

The leader who dominated the political scene in Tamil Nadu for more than half a century set an example for others even at the time of his death. The departed DMK chief M Karunanidhi gifted his residence at upscale Gopalapuram in Chennai for setting up a hospital for the poor. Though he had taken this […]

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SKIMS needs overhaul

SKIMS needs overhaul

Governor N N Vohra on Monday chaired the first meeting of the restructured Sheri Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) governing body in Srinagar. Vohra addressing the meeting stressed the need for renewed focus on academic and research activities in the State’s healthcare institutions and SKIMS being a premier Institute involves important socio-economic concerns which […]

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On a sticky wicket

On a sticky wicket

Imran Khan is all set to be taking over as Prime Minister of Pakistan next week. The former cricketer turned politician has a tough task at hand. Primarily, he is taking charge at a time when the economic condition of the country is in dire straits. Imran Khan’s worries are also compounded by the harsh […]

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JK’s trade and export policy

JK’s trade and export policy

The state of Jammu and Kashmir Government finally got its first ever trade and export policy to keep pace with the fast-changing economic relations developing around in the aftermath of trade liberalization and globalization. The policy lays out the roadmap for the transition of the State’s agrarian economy to a market driven economy with the […]

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Nothing International about Srinagar airport

Nothing International about Srinagar airport

Srinagar airport is one of the most secure airports owing to the security threat and military importance attached to it. Though it was declared as an International airport 13 years back the facilities, both passenger and otherwise at the airport has not witnessed up gradation to international levels. The Srinagar Airport as of now only […]

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Peace on the borders

Peace on the borders

The lull on the borders was shattered again on Tuesday when India and Pakistan armies exchanged heavy fire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Naushera sector of Rajouri district. Though no fatal causalities were reported but an army jawan was reported to be injured during the firing. The firing was reported in Kalal area […]

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A tougher PSA

A tougher PSA

At a time when the clamor for repealing the decades old law, the Public Safety Act (PSA) is growing, the state government has made the law even more tougher by doing away the provision of law that prohibited it from lodging state subject residents detained under PSA in jails outside the state. The State Administrative […]

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