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After division, 300 km flyover to connect Ladakh with Jammu

Srinagar: Days after declaring Ladakh as a separate division, the J&K Governor S P Malik has approved construction of a 300 km long flyover to connect Jammu division with Ladakh directly bypassing Kashmir. The flyover will fly over the mountains of Kashmir, to connect Jammu with Ladakh. “There is no point in having a separate
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Shah Faesal asks donors not to send worn out socks

Srinagar: Kashmiri bureaucrat turned politician Shah Faesal has appealed people not to donate worn out socks and underwear for his crowdfunding campaign, as these were of no use. “It has become a nightmare. Now I have to even tip off the safaiwalla to take away hordes of worn out socks and underwear. Yorei chu kharuch
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Confirmed: Modi created wave on Dal Lake

New Delhi: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has confirmed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi created a wave on Dal Lake in Srinagar by waving his hands at the empty lake. Thankfully, the weather office said, it hasn’t impacted the weather system drastically. “Yes, we did detect a weather system, a kind of air wave, emanating
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Days after 4 kurta claims, Kashmir parties seek CBI probe into Governor’s overcoat

Srinagar: Days after J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik claimed to have four kurta pyjamas only, Kashmiri political parties have sought investigation into the overcoat he was seen wearing Sunday. The Jammu & Kashmir National Conference, Peoples Democratic Party and Congress are asking India’s premier investigating agency to investigate where the light-brown overcoat flaunted by Malik
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JK to introduce plastic pants to curb dog bites

Srinagar: After failing to curb the stray dog population in state, the J&K government has decided to introduce hardened plastic pants among the residents to curb the menace of dog bites. The pants will first be provided in Kashmir Valley and have been made mandatory for tourists visiting Kashmir. Giving details commissioner of Srinagar  Municipal
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Power cuts to turn Kashmiris into mathematical wizards: Govt

Srinagar: Long, random and frequent power cuts in Kashmir Valley have the potential of turning ordinary Kashmiris into mathematical wizards, the J&K government asserted today. The power cuts are regulated by a complex set of algorithms, officials said, and breaking these algorithms to predict the next power puzzle required enhanced math skills. “We are utilsing  complex software and algorithm to determine when power to certain
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Mehbooba bans her own videos for inciting unrest

Srinagar: Clamping down on ‘objectionable content’ available on the internet that ‘incites unrest’, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has banned her old government-bashing videos recorded during her days in opposition. Ms Mufti has directed the cyber cell of the police to get such content removed from the internet and take action against people sharing them. In
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Vijay Mallya denies running away with Modi’s achhe din

Liqour baron and Member of Parliament Vijay Mallya today denied allegations that he had run away with Modi’s promised achhe din (good days). The self claimed king of good times, who has apparently fallen on bad times, told Dapaan in an exclusive interview from an undisclosed location that he had no interest in immaterial things
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India launches vaccination drive to combat anti-nationalism

New Delhi: Indian Health Ministry is launching a nation-wide vaccination drive to combat growing anti-nationalism in the country. The drive comes after a breakthrough by Indian scientists led by Baba Ramdev, who developed the ‘Rashtravadi’ vaccine from special antigens found in gomutra or cow urine. The vaccine manufactured by Ramdev’s Patanjali Ayurved under the much hyped flagship
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