Govt Orders 500 Migrant Docs, Paramedics To Return Or Take VR

Srinagar (ONS) – Nearly 500 doctors and paramedics who had left the state in 1990 and are receiving salaries since without work have been ordered by the government to report for duty immediately or take voluntary retirement. Most such employees belong to the migrant Pandit community, and the government said that it could no longer […]

Across LoC For Eid, PaK Guest Returns Dead

Srinagar (ONS) – A Pak-administered-Kashmir resident, who had come across the LoC to celebrate Eid with relatives in Poonch after a wait of 48 years, has died of heart attack on this side. Sixty-five-year-old Muhammad Shafi, who had migrated to PaK in 1965, corssed the LoC on October 15 this year on a permit to […]

Delhi Groups Don’t Represent Our Women: MKM

Srinagar – A prominent women’s group in Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday lashed out at New Delhi-based groups, particularly the ‘Center for Policy Analysis’- headed by journalist and activist, Seema Mustufa for claiming to be the representatives of the Kashmiri women. The Muslim Khawateen Markaz in a statement issued here reprimanded the attempts “in place since […]

Vehicle Passes For Hajj Arrivals

Srinagar – According to Executive Officer, State Haj Committee, Srinagar, all those concerned are informed to collect the vehicle passes required for Airport entry from Haj House, Bemina, Srinagar one day before the arrival of each flight on production of cover number slip. It is also informed that the first flight of Haj pilgrims shall […]

Indo-Pak Troops Trade Fire

  Jammu – Pakistani troops fired at forward Indian posts along the International Border (IB) and Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir, Indian army officials said here on Tuesday. ‘Pakistani Rangers this afternoon fired at Pindi Post in Arnia sub-sector of Jammu district,’ they said adding, the troops opened fire with small arms, which was […]

School Timings Rescheduled

Srinagar – According to Director, School Education, Kashmir, the school timings both in Government as well as recognized private schools within the Municipal limits of Srinagar city shall be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and outside Srinagar Municipal limits shall be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. with effect from November 01, 2012. All […]

MCH Anantnag Craves for Attention

Manpower Shortage, Lack Of Infrastructure Takes Brunt On Patient Care   Srinagar – Despite sharing a huge caseload of patients from various south Kashmir districts, Maternity and Childcare Hospital (MCH) Anantnag is facing acute shortage of staff, leaving the patients in disarray. While the hospital witnesses a huge rush of patients relating to maternity and […]

Convention on Peace and Justice for Kashmiri Women Held At KU

KU Seat Of Women Empowerment: VC Srinagar – The Centre for Policy Analysis in collaboration with Women’s Study Centre University of Kashmir today organized a “Convention on Peace and Justice for Kashmiri Women” at Gandhi Bhavan, where speakers from different walks of life highlighted the sufferings of women of Jammu and Kashmir due to the […]

JKLF Distributes Money Among Sopore Affected

Srinagar – JKLF chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik today distributed relief worth Rs 2.25 lakh among families affected by a gunfight between militants and security forces in Sopore in Baramulla district early this month. Accompanied by a number of senior party leaders, Malik visited the house of Lashker-e-Toiba ‘commander’ who along with his Pakistani accomplice were […]

Fake Currency Seized, 1 Arrested

Jammu – Jammu Police today arrested a person and seized fake currency with a face value Rs 65,000 in this winter capital of the state. “Based on a tip-off, a raid was conducted and Manu Kumar, resident of Roopnagar, was taken into custody with fake currency worth Rs 65,000,” a top police officer here said. […]