The Traders Of Kashmir

They are consummate traders who deal in a host of merchandise with the tenacity and commitment that perhaps has no other parallel in the world. But they are also traders of a different type- they deal in all forms of merchandise, the actual as well as the abstract. And while they are the best of […]

KU: Limited Freedom

It has been said that it is better to be unborn than untaught. Education brings an overall improvement in the personality of an individual. Education is the means through which one can achieve his objectives and contribute positively towards his society. Education plays an important role in moulding ones behaviour and is considered to be […]

National Chess Tournament: JK Bank moves into 5th round

Srinagar, Oct. 13. Participating first time in any national level Chess competition, two JK Bank boys have moved into the 5th round of All India Patnitop Open Chess Tournament yesterday. The tournament is organized by J&K Chess Association and played under the aegis of All India Chess Federation (AICF) at Patnitop Jammu. The tournament is […]

Workshop on ‘Urban Earthquake Disaster Risk Reduction’ Opens at KU

  Srinagar – Aimed at sensitising the people of J&K particularly of the valley most of whose districts fall in seismic zone V about the earthquake disaster mitigation measures, a 3-day workshop on “Urban Earthquake Disaster Risk Reduction “begun here at University of Kashmir on Saturday which was inaugurated by Governor NN Vohra. While inaugurating […]

Repeal ‘Lawless Law’: Amnesty to JK Govt

New Delhi: International has slammed the Jammu and Kashmir government for continuing to use the Public Safety Act (PSA) to detain people without charge or trial in violation of their human rights and demanded its repeal. Terming the PSA, under which police can arrest any suspect and keep him/her in jail for two years without […]

Shinde Chairs UHQ Meet In Sgr

Says No Restrictions after 2014 Reviews Security After Panchayat Killings, Inquires About Dal Conservation Srinagar – The union home minister, Sushil Kumar Shinde, on Saturday chaired a meeting of the state’s Unified Command Headquarters (UHQ) in Srinagar, pledging the centre’s continued cooperation to the Jammu and Kashmir government and the force’s deployed here. According to […]

Security Has Improved In J-K, But Vigilance Needed: Army Chief

New Delhi – Stating that the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir has improved but strict vigilance was required to monitor the security scenario here. “Vigilance is still needed as there are still 400 terrorists in the border state,” Army Chief Gen, Bikram Singh has said today. Security situation in Jammu and Kashmir has improved […]

After LPG Trauma, It’s Power Shock

Srinagar – The National Conference-led coalition government Saturday delivered a power shock to the consumers even as they are grappling with the trauma of drastic cap on the subsidized cooking gas. The decision to enforce a heavy dose of power curtailment comes at a time when the dreadful winter is about a couple of months […]

Civil Society Alarmed By J-K ‘Consent’

Asks NC-Led Govt To Come Clean Srinagar – Prominent civil society group, Kashmir Centre for Social and Development Studies (KCSDS) has expressed grave concern over the reports suggesting the National Conference-led government’s “in-principle consent” to the recommendations of the Supreme Court-appointed Special High Power Committee on Amarnath Yatra, paving the way for building roads from […]

School Education: 4,000 Posts To Be Filled Up

526 Schools Upgraded In 3 Yrs: Secy Srinagar – In an attempt to streamline the teaching-learning process in government run schools, Jammu and Kashmir government has given its nod to fill up 4148 vacant posts of teaching and non-teaching staff in the state’s school education department. The posts includes 3,132 teachers, 526 junior assistants and […]

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