Police to Impart Self Defence Training to Kashmir Girls

The Jammu and Kashmir Police (JKP) has decided to impart self defence training to female students so that they can counter eve-teasing and other physical assaults. The training would be imparted under the Civic Action Programme of the Organisation, Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) Armed, Law and order K Rajendra Kumar said. In the […]

‘The Half Widow’ Released

SRINAGAR: The Half Widow”, a novel depicting the story of a woman whose husband was subjected to enforced disappearance, was today released at a function organized at Hotel Lala Rukh here. The book written by Shafi Ahmad was released by Retired Justice B.A. Kirmani. The novel revolves round the struggle, troubles, difficulties and the helplessness […]

Omar Welcomes Indo-Pak Agreement

The chief minister, Omar Abdullah, Saturday welcomed signing of the much-awaited liberalized visa agreement between the Indian external affairs minister, S M Krishna, and Pakistan interior minister, Rahman Malik. The agreement provides for group tourist and pilgrim visas, separate visa for businessmen and visa on arrival for those over 65 years of age, reports said. […]

This Day in History- Sept 7

September 7 is the 250th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 115 days remaining until the end of the year. 70 – A Roman army under Titus occupies and plunders Jerusalem. 1191 – Third Crusade: Battle of Arsuf – Richard I of England defeats Saladin at Arsuf. 1228 – Roman Emperor […]

MLA Seek Probe Into Illegal PRC Certificate Issue

No Question Of Settling Non-State Subjects In JK: Govt Srinagar – Demanding a full-fledged probe into alleged settlement of non-state subjects in Jammu and Kashmir, former minister and Peoples Democratic Forum chairman, Hakeem Muhammad Yasin, Thursday joined issue with the revenue minister, Raman Bhalla, on the latter’s claim that issue of permanent resident certificates in […]

Animal Rights in Prophet’s Era

The person who handles all the administration on a day to day basis in People for Animals is Ozair Husain who is also the Nawab of Lorpur and a senior member of Muslim royalty across India. He is a devout vegetarian Muslim as are many Muslims I know. Recently a Muslim doctor called Shabana who […]

3 Dead, 9 Missing in AJK Floods

Muzaffaabad – At least three persons were killed and nine other are reported missing in flash floods triggered by heavy rains on Wednesday in Pakistan-controlled Kashmir The officials said there was “no chance” of survival for the nine persons who have been swept away by the waters. “Rescue teams were at work in the Machiara […]

Displaced Pandit Students Praise Kashmir Hospitality

Srinagar – A group of displaced Kashmiri Pandit students praised the hospitality with which they were treated by people during their week-long tour of Kashmir valley A group of 80 students met the minister for revenue, relief and rehabilitation, Raman Bhalla, at his official residence here today. The tour was organized by relief commissioner, Jammu, […]

HR Workshop Asks Delhi To Uphold Int’l Pacts

Srinagar – Rights activists and civil society members here on Sunday urged India to honour its commitments to international conventions on human rights, expressing concern at security agencies enjoying impunity over rampant abuse. At a two-day workshop on “Human Rights and Law” participants urged for a joint strategy to curb violations, and called for lifting […]

Cellphones Now Less Harmful

New mobile tower radiation norms come into effect New Delhi: Beginning Saturday, handsets manufactured in India will have to abide by the stringent EMF (Electromagnetic Frequency) Radiation Standards, established in the interest of public health. According to the new cellphone radiation norms, cellphones should emit lower radiation and emissions from cellphone towers also should be […]