‘Partav’ Bags Canada Award

SRINAGAR: The first Kashmiri digital 35 MM film “Partav” has bagged “Award of Excellence” in Canada International Film festival 2013.  The theme of the film revolves round Einstein’s adage “Only a life lived for others is worth living” depicted through a story of a professor who happens to forsake everything in his life to devote […]

“Ocean of Tears” Reaches AMU

SRINAGAR: After the successful screening in the Nepal International Human Rights Film Festival on February 21, “Ocean of Tears”, a film by a Kashmiri film maker, is being screened at the 6th Filmsaaz International Short Film Festival at Aligarh Muslim University this week. “Ocean of Tears” will be screened on March 4 in the festival […]

ICSI Results: Kashmiri Student Bags 11th Position

SRINAGAR: A Kashmiri student Zaffar Hamed Wani has secured 11th position at all India level in Companies Secretaries examination held by the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) in December, 2012. The examination was held at over 84 centres across India including Kashmir. Notably, the students from the valley have shown exemplary performance in […]

Militants Strike In Handwara, Kill 2 Cops

HANDWARA: After a long lull militants struck in this north Kashmir township during rush hour Saturday morning and shot dead two policemen.  The incident took place at Handwara Bus Stand barely 200 feet away from the Environmental Hall (EH) where GoC 15 Corps, Lieutenant General Om Prakash along with other top Army brass was present […]

Many Spot Red Ribbons As Mark Of Protest

Activists spray red paint on main roads SRINAGAR:   United Consultative Committee (UCC) of various separatist groups call for tying red ribbons on Saturday as mark of protest evoked a mixed response in the city and other major towns of the Kashmir Valley.  During the day many people were seen wearing red arm bands, also […]

Pathribal: Army Agrees to Record Evidence in Valley

SRINAGAR: In a significant move Army officer based at Nagrota will record ‘Summary of Evidence’ in Patheribal fake encounter case in Srinagar. The witnesses and relatives of victims of alleged fake encounter had expressed their inability to travel to Nagrota in Jammu region to record their statement in the case. Mainstream and separatist organisations, cutting […]

JK MLA’s Delhi’s ‘Casual Laborers’: Rashid

SRINAGAR: Admitting the fact that he along with other 86 MLA’s of Jammu and Kashmir Assembly are working as casual laborers for Government of India, independent MLA from north Kashmir’s Langate area Sheikh Rashid Saturday said that he would have resigned from the Assembly way back in 2010 when men in uniform were selectively killing […]

Headless SHRC Disposes 4,914 Cases

SRINAGAR:: Despite being headless, State Human Rights Commission has disposed 4,914 cases during previous and current year while 1491 cases are such in which SHRC has made its recommendations asking the government to deliver justice to the affected families. SHRC member Rafiq Fida said that despite functioning without the Chairman and Inspector General of Police, […]

NC Leader Says ’Curbs on Separatists Unfortunate; Govt Helpless’

SRINAGAR:  Senior National Conference leader and Member Parliament, Dr Mehboob Beig today said the killing of a sarpanch in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district was part of a conspiracy aimed at disintegrating the largest political group of the state. “Some political conspiracy seems to be at work behind the killings and also that of NC Sarpanch […]

SHO Files Case Against PDP Leader

SRINAGAR: Police Saturday filed an FIR against Peoples Democratic Party leader in Budgam district after he allegedly manhandled the local Station House Officer. SHO, Budgam Irfan Ahmed alleged that a Beeru resident had been illegally confined in the residence of PDP leader Agha Syed Mehmood. ”When I along with a police party reached his residence […]