Monday, 24 Nov 2014
Governor reviews progress of multi-speciality hospital project
Governor reviews progress of multi-speciality hospital project

Calls for positioning facilities harmonising with surroundings

KATRA, NOVEMBER 23 - N. N. Vohra, Governor, who is Chairman of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, visited Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Institute of Medical Excellence (SMVDIME) at Kakryal on 21st November and reviewed the to-date status of various works for this upcoming Multi-Specialty Hospital.
Campaigning in J-K concludes for 1st phase, stakes high for NC

Issues of development and greater autonomy, Article 370, region discrimination and self rule dominated the campaign.Omar has voiced confidence of retaining power, noting that militancy is "at the lowest" in last six years and his government has taken various pro-development initiatives in its tenure
Traffic mismanagement!

Even though traffic mismanagement has all along been a characteristic feature of Kashmir’s roads and streets, for the past couple of months, however, the chaos and confusion seems to have increased manifold. It is indeed difficult to assign reasons for this sudden surge in vehicular traffic, particularly in the aftermath of September floods, as thousands of vehicles that were hit by the deluge are still lying dysfunctional in hundreds of motor workshops and scores of car dealerships across the Valley.
Parvez Rasool targets World Cup spot
Parvez Rasool targets World Cup spot

New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir cricketer Parvez Rasool is targeting a place in the Indian team which will play in the 2015 ICC World Cup in Australia and New Zealand."The target now is selection for the World Cup. There are multi-day matches coming up and the aim is to do well in those.
Modi’s Election Plan in Kashmir: Power Usurping the People

“Whatever the (Indian) Government spokesman might have said before, or may say now, there has never been a free and fair election in the State of Jammu and Kashmir.” Jayaprakash Narayan, ‘India’s Conscience-Keeper.’Hope and change the Modi way seems to have taken in the majority of India’s voters since he was elected in May, 2014 but his message to the flood-ravaged people of Kashmir has so far been less than palatable.
The Pak-Afghan equation

Far more important than the empty ceremonial pageantry that was on display when the Afghan President, Ashraf Ghani, arrived in Islamabad for a two-day visit last week was his statement, “We will not permit the past to destroy the future.” That is as it should be, but the past is often jealous of the future and holds it in a vice-like grip. This is what the two countries will have to overcome. It will not be easy despite what their leaders may say.
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