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Right to Information turns 10 years old; Has it really brought transparency

Ten years ago, the Right to Information (RTI) Act, 2005 was passed as a law ‘to promote transparency and accountability in the working of every public authority.’ A decade on, while activists have hailed the progressive aspects of the Act, some have called for a more proactive approach from the government.
Udhampur incident:

Truck Driver narrates dreadful tale

Srinagar, Oct 10, CNS: While narrating the horrific incident which he witnessed in Udhampur Jammu, Rameez Ahmed Bhat the truck driver from Batingo Islamabd in South Kashmir said that the incident will always send chills down his spine as long as he survives on this planet.
Ruckus in Assembly over Udhampur incident

Goons set Kashmir bound truck on fire, two critical Massive protest in South Kashmir

Srinagar, Oct 10, Police have arrested three accused and have launched a hunt to nab other communal elements who set a Kashmir bound truck with three persons on board on fire in Udhampur periphery of Jammu Division on Friday night. Two persons have received burn injuries while the driver of the truck managed to escape from the scene unhurt.
Nawaz Sharif invites Hurriyat’s Geelani to Pakistan
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has invited hardline Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani to visit his country, his party said in Srinagar on Saturday.
The Hindu Panel recommends 400 percent hike in salary of Delhi MLAs
Two months after a handful of legislators broached the topic in Delhi Assembly, a panel of experts has recommended significant additions to MLAs’ salary packages.
Bleeding growth;Terrorism has long lasting impact on Indian economy, says Moody's
New York: With India facing fourth largest number of terror attacks across the world in 2013, such incidents have a significant and long-lasting negative impact on the economy, according to Moody's Investors Service.
Pakistan Steel for sale again
PAKISTAN Steel Mills, the country’s largest industrial complex, is again on the priority list for privatisation, with the transaction scheduled to be finalised by the end of December. Road shows have already been conducted in China and will be followed in Russia in a couple of weeks.
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Udhampur attack politically motivate Kashmir and Jammu based business demand action against goons
Srinagar, Oct 12, : With a view to take stock of situation arising out of the criminal attack in Udhampur on the Kashmir bound goods carrier and its cascading impact on the social, political and economic environment of the state, an urgent joint meeting of the Jammu Chamber of Commerce & Industry and the Kashmir Chamber of Commerce & Industry (Inc) was convened at the office of KCC&I in Srinagar on Monday.

Congress leader accuse Jammu based party leaders of communalizing the situation
Srinagar, Oct 10, Congress leader and former advisor to ex-Chief Minister, Advocate Manzoor Ahmed Ganaie Saturday castigated a section of Jammu based Congress leaders for trying to communalize the situation in Jammu region.

S. Arabia summons Czech envoy over ‘Satanic Verses’
RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has summoned the Czech ambassador over a translation of British writer Salman Rushdie’s controversial book “Satanic Verses”,

At least 86 killed in Turkish capital bomb attacks
ANKARA: At least 86 people were killed and 186 wounded in twin blasts targeting a peace rally outside the train station in the Turkish capital Ankara, the interior ministry said in a statement



Malik braces for tough ride back to Test cricket
 SIX months ago it was inconceivable that someone like Shoaib Malik would ever make a comeback to the Pakistan ranks, considering his being overlooked for the 2015 World Cup after being named among the 30 probables.
Five talking points ahead of India-South Africa ODIs
 KANPUR: Talking points ahead of the five-match one-day series between India and South Africa, which opens in Kanpur on Sunday: