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Probing the probes

Ever since the conflict erupted, successive governments have launched a number of probes to investigate various cases of human rights…

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Too little, too late

As the government works on the restoration of Kalai of the heritage Naagar Nagar city experts say it is being done in a flawed manner and may not bring the desired results. . Junaid Nabi Bazaz  reports.

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Cyclone 2012

Apparently there are no records to make a comparison in Kashmir’s recent weather history.  But the 30-hours windstorm did prick…

Hitting The Roof

After hiking power tariff by 139 percent in the last five years, the PDD has proposed to raise tariffs by…

Powerless Linemen

The PDD has for long been hiring men on daily wages for the risky maintenance work on electricity transmission lines.…

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Convenient Un-Ban

The blanket ban on local cable news channels has been in place since 2010 unrest, however, the government is reportedly mulling lifting the ban in view of upcoming municipal polls. Majid Maqbool reports.

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Off the Track

While inadequate transport facilities in J&K cause hardship to general public, the official carrier has lent its newly acquired fleet…

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