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Impressed by facilities, KPC seeks central jail for Kashmir Press Club

Feb 10th, 2018 | By

The president of the yet to be hatched kashmir press club has asked the state government to convert srinagar central jail into Aiwan e Sahafat (press club). The demand was made by Salim Pandit after he was given an exclusive tour of the jail by his sources in a dream last night. Pandit said he
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Vijay Mallya denies running away with Modi’s achhe din

Mar 11th, 2016 | By

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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By asking us to teach, Govt playing with future of students: Teacher’s Forum

Feb 5th, 2016 | By

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Teachers Forum President Abdul Qayoom Wani today lashed out at the government for forcing union leaders to teach students. Wani said the government was playing with the future of students by asking teacher’s union leaders like him to teach. “We haven’t taken classes in decades, How and what are we
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Modi tweets #selfieonpot to promote toilet use among Indians

Dec 23rd, 2015 | By

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today took his penchant for selfies to a new level by tweeting a selfie from the toilet seat to prompt Indians into using toilets. “Flaunt your washrooms, post your #selfieonpot. Let’s relieve our great India from the greatest menace of open defecation.” Modi tweeted. He promised to tweet a #selfieonpot everyday
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Police in fix as Zaroo renames Masarat Alam to Khurshid Alam

Mar 15th, 2015 | By

Srinagar: Prominent name changer Fayaz Ahmad Zaroo has put police and intelligence agencies in a fix by changing the name of separatist leader Masarat Alam to Khurshid Alam. Zaroo announced the name change of the recently released separatist through an Urdu advertisement in a Srinagar based leading English daily. “This nation is thankful to His
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Uproar in parliament as Mufti flushes toilet without telling Modi

Mar 11th, 2015 | By

New Delhi: The BJP-led government has found itself in a tight spot once again, as opposition parties cornered it in both house of the parliament on the latest reports of J&K Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed flushing a  toilet without keeping the Centre in loop. Sayeed, who heads the PDP-BJP coalition government in J&K had
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After Omar’s gupkar@gmail PDP launches papa2@gmail  

May 21st, 2014 | By

Unwilling to concede the space it has gained after a tough fight to Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has launched a parallel email campaign for their own introspection urging people to let them know the reasons behind PDPs success. “The victory in parliamentary elections has surprised all of us. We  have done nothing
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Slip into a manhole! SMC Sewer maps will guide you home

Apr 25th, 2014 | By

The Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) has released a sewer map of Srinagar city to help people falling into manholes to make their way home through the sewers lines. A 24×7 helpline has also been set up help people navigate the sewer lines. Giving details, SMC Commissioner Ghulam Nabi Qasba said that people should carry these
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China invokes Roshni Act for Aksai Chin

Mar 27th, 2014 | By

In a stunning diplomatic development China has formally asked J&K government to legalise its control of disputed Aksai Chin region under the state’s Roshni Act, that gives property rights over state land to illegal occupants. The application filed by Chinese Ambassador in New Delhi has befuddled governments in New Delhi as well as in Srinagar,
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Weatherman Lotus suspended for links to Western Disturbances

Mar 24th, 2014 | By

Srinagar: Suspecting a foul play in the weather whims, the J&K government has suspended the director of Meteorological Department Kashmir Sonam Lotus and initiated an investigation into his potential role in the Western Disturbances. The decision was taken at a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Omar Abdullah after intelligence inputs that Lotus was riding
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