Thursday, 05 Mar 2015
CM urges police to reform its image

‘Be source of re-assurance to public, not cause of fear’

Jammu, Mar 04: Underlining the importance of police as a vital interface between the state and the public, Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Wednesday urging the State Police to become “part of the change” with the arrival of a new government. He said the role of the police beyond providing security is of crucial importance to provide people much needed relief on different fronts. “Police at different levels should be a source of re-assurance to public rather than a cause of fear,” he stressed.
Unnecessary hurdles

Each time a new government takes over the jobs to the jobless are always flagged as a priority. And it has to be, for a state having a huge army of well over 7 lakh educated people without employment, no government could afford to overlook this important area. So every government talks about its plans to tackle the problem of unemployment and many go even to the extent of suggesting numbers that would provide jobs to – remember previous Omar Abdullah government
Pakistan spank UAE by 129 runs to keep quarters hopes alive
Pakistan spank UAE by 129 runs to keep quarters hopes alive

Napier: Pakistan kept themselves in the hunt for the quarterfinals by notching up their second consecutive win as they mauled minnows United Arab Emirates by 129 runs in a Pool B cricket World Cup match here on Wednesday. Opener Ahmed Shehzad (93) missed out on a hundred but Pakistan punished the UAE bowlers by putting on board a huge total of 339 for six, which was way beyond their rivals. UAE managed 210 for eight but did well to bat for full 50 overs with Shamimam Anwar scoring 62, his third One-day half-century. Others to contribute were Khurram Khan (43) and Amjad Javed (40).
Junior KAS officers condemn arrest of fellow officer

Threaten to sue DC Bandipora

Srinagar, March 4: Condemning the arrest of one of its members on the alleged orders of DC Bandipora and MLA Bandipora, Junior Scale Kashmir Administrative Officers (JSKAO) have expressed shock over the incident and threatened to sue DC Bandipora.A press release issued here by JSKAO said that an FIR was lodged against ARTO Bandipora, Tariq Ahmad Bhat, who had allegedly argued with the incumbent MLA over some issue.
Fruit-growers appeal govt for compensation to tide over flood lossses

Seek interest waiver on loans

Srinagar, Mar 04: The Kashmir based fruit growers and dealers have appealed the new government to compensate the orchadists and farmers who suffered losses due to the floods last year. While as floods in September last year wreaked havoc on the state’s economy, the fruit growers claim losses to the tune of Rs 2500 crores to their production with the raging floods even uprooting many fruit bearing trees.
Two experiments
Two experiments

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent gambits, the budget and the alliance with the PDP in Kashmir, can both be subject to a snarky scepticism that comes easily to us. But they are, in their own different ways, a delicate attempt to take Indian politics into uncharted waters. They are fraught with risks. But it is worth thinking about the underlying radicalism of the politics that could potentially be unleashed.
Mufti-Modi Jugalbandi

Government in Srinagar would have been a non-starter if it had to contend with a hostile Centre Even before the outcome of Kashmir elections was declared on 23 December 2014, when it seemed that PDP might emerge as the frontrunner, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed had remarked that if his party formed the government, it would be like walking on a ‘talwar ki dhaar’.

First of all, let me express my heartfelt congratulations to you on becoming the Chief Minister of the state. Your arrival to this throne hasn’t been so smooth but as they say “all is well that ends well”, you have finally made it and have all the reasons to rejoice.Having said that there is something more important that needs your immediate attention and that is the people of the state who have elected you because of their faith in your capabilities to deliver what is the need of the hour.
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