Sunday, 21 Sep 2014

Headlines

200 heavily armed militants waiting across LoC: Army

Srinagar: Around 200 heavily armed militants were waiting across the Line of Control to infiltrate into the Indian side even as the security forces foiled several attempts by the ultras to sneak into Kashmir Valley following the recent floods.“There are around 200 heavily armed terrorists across the Line of Control waiting to infiltrate into the Kashmir Valley,” Lt. Gen Subrata Saha,
Mian for timely supply of timber to flood affected people

JAMMU, SEPTEMBER 20:-Minister for Forest, Environment and Ecology Mian Altaf on Saturday directed the forest authorities to ensure liberal and timely supply of timber on priority to the flood affected victims particularly in far-off areas of Jammu division whose houses have been damaged completely or partially due to recent flash floods.
Sagar Visits Civil Secretariat

Chairs meeting with RDD officials

SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 20: Minister for Rural Development, Ali Mohammad Sagar today visited the Civil Secretariat premises and took a meeting with the senior level officials of the department and received brief about the status of assets of the department in the aftermath of recent floods.
Gear up for rehabilitation

Too much politics has been played on Kashmir floods during the rescue operations and some TV channels have played so dirty that every conscientious would just puke while watching the reportage. Locals have done a great job to save their fellow Kashmiris and there is no doubt about it. There are hundreds of instances where local youth risked their own lives to save others.
Pakistan hammer Sri Lanka 14-0 in Asian Games opener

Three players scored hattricks as Pakistan began their Asian Games title defence with a 14-0 rout of Sri Lanka at the Seonhak Hockey Stadium in Incheon, South Korea, on Saturday.
J&K Bank restores branch functioning fully in six valley district

Residency Road,Srinagar & Poloview units fully functional

Srinagar, September 20: J&K Bank has successfully restored functioning of all its business units (branches) in six out of ten districts in the flood affected Kashmir valley. So far, 359 branches have been made operational. The bank has 379 branches across the Kashmir valley.
Clueless in Kashmir

The state apparatus vanished when floods swept Jammu & Kashmir. But it must get its act together to deal with the aftermath. Is it up to the task? As the people of Srinagar return to the forced sham that passes for normalcy two weeks after the fury of the Jhelum changed their lives forever, that brutal, forthright question seems to have been transformed into a straightforward term of endearment. The 'Assalaam aleikum' will come later, perhaps next week or the week after.
The truth and Israel

“WAS Israel born in sin?” Dan Perry of the Associated Press asked Ilan Pappe, a scholar at Haifa University in Israel, in December 1997. The answer was a resounding ‘yes’ with this stunning elaboration. “The Jews came and took, by means of uprooting and expulsion, a land that was Arab. We wanted to be a colonialist occupier, and yet come across as moral at the same time.”
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