Saturday, 20 Sep 2014
DEAR READERS,

We are still not in a position to operate from our office at Lambert Lane as it remains flooded and power supplies have not been restored. Our printing press has been damaged seriously in floods and therefore print edition may take some time. In our humble effort,

J&K High Court starts functioning at Gupkar, District Court to operate from KU campus, Custodian General building Hyderpora

Srinagar, September 19: The J&K High Court has started functioning from a makeshift arrangement at M-5 Gupkar, Srinagar.This was stated by Chief Justice, Mr. M. M. Kumar today. He requested the employees of the High Court to start reporting for duty in view of providing judicial relief to people which he said remained in suspended animation for 11 days.
More ration, LPG being pushed in, Ch. Ramzan reviews supply position

SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 19- Minister for CA&PD, Ch Mohammad Ramzan, Friday reviewed the supply and distribution of essential commodities in general and specifically in flood hit areas, in a meeting with CA&PD officials, here.
Of the state’s and its elites’ shifting morality …

Look at the broadcasts of various Indian television channels, particularly the news channels -- it is a routine for the elite to present the clichéd image of what they claim is the ‘shining India’. Unfortunately, not many actually bother to go for any soul searching to at least acknowledge that not everything
Miandad: Ajmal not essential for Pakistan's WC hopes

Karachi: Batting legend Javed Miandad said on Thursday that Pakistan could still win next year's World Cup even if star spinner Saeed Ajmal remained suspended due to a chucking ban. Ajmal, the world's leading one-day bowler, was suspended last week after tests found his action vastly exceeded the permitted 15 degrees of straightening.
J&K Bank branches in Kashmir to remain open on Sunday

Convening special SLBC to contemplate rehabilitation package for businesses in Kashmir

Srinagar, September 19: J&K Bank is convening special meeting of J&K State Level Bankers Committee (JKSLBC) on 23rd September, 2014 at its Zonal Office, Railhead Complex Jammu. J&K Bank is the convenor of the JKSLBC - a joint platform of all banks operating in the state.
Disastrous floods and dirty politicking

When Kashmir Valley was hit by floods the earlier this month, its unprecedented intensity and savage fury took everyone by surprise. While entire localities were inundated in the blink of an eye leaving thousands stranded and in grave danger, the administrative machinery (as expected), was nowhere to be seen. Unable to grapple with this humungous crisis,
A disaster mercifully avoided

“Up until now we have tolerated all this and acted with decency and patience,” declared a reanimated Lord of the Mandate in Jand, Attock. “Otherwise it’s no hard task to clear the way and clear the streets.”
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