Burning Bridges?

The militants have done it again! And this time, they have very cleverly ambushed four policemen by luring them with false information regarding presence of some thieves in Hygam area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district. Though the battle between the police and militants is an ongoing one, this incident has certain disturbing constituents, which could […]

Nature & Problems Of Gender Health in Kashmir

The functional or metabolic efficiency in a living being constitutes health. The World Health Organization (WHO) defined health in its broader sense in 1946 as “a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” Gender health specifically refers to health issues pertaining to human female anatomy. […]

APDP For Setting Up of UN Monitoring Group

SRINAGAR: Urging United Nations to set up a monitoring group in Jammu and Kashmir to record and bear witnesses to what it described as International crimes being committed by India, Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP) Monday reiterated its demand urging the International community to focus and condemn the phenomenon of enforced disappearances by […]

Mirwaiz Misses Iran Conclave

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat (M) Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has been officially invited to participate in the international conference, dubbed ‘Scholars and Islamic Awakening,’ which opened in Tehran on Monday. Nearly 700 clerics and scholars from Muslim and non-Muslim countries are participating in the international conference.  ‘Islamic Awakening, challenges and opportunities’ as well as ‘Palestine and resistance […]

Patwaris Extend Strike

SRINAGAR: Accusing Govt. of backtracking from its promises, agitating Jammu and Kashmir Patwar Association has decided to extend their strike indefinitely and said nobody in the Govt. was willing to even talk to them.  The association expressed anguish over the ‘non seriousness’ of the govt. in addressing their problems and said, the govt. was taking […]

Court Disqualifies Sarpanch for Concealing Facts

SRINAGAR: Court of Additional Deputy Commissioner, Kupwara has disqualified a Sarpanch from Halka, 270- Punzwa “A”, Ramhal for being a government employee and cheating the Presiding and Returning Officers at the time of filing of nomination papers. The court in its order has maintained that Sarpanch Ghulam Hassan Wani son of Saif-u-Din Wani resident of […]

Soz, Mir welcome Vohra’s reappointment

SRINAGAR:  State Congress President Prof. Saifudin Soz has welcomed the reappointment of N.N Vohra as Governor of Jammu and Kashmir for the second consecutive term. “It is a matter of great satisfaction that Government of India have decided to appoint N. N.  Vohra as Governor  of  Jammu and Kashmir State for another term.” Soz  said […]

Hurriyat (G) Says, Local Police Led By Outsiders

SRINAGAR:Hurriyat Conference (G) Gen. Secretary Gh Nabi Sumjhi while terming the statement of Mani Shankar Ayer ridiculous and bundle of lies, said CRPF and Indian armed forces were main perpetrator of the assassination of youth in year 2010 during popular uprising.  While terming the state police equally responsible for ‘massacre’, Gh Nabi Sumjhi added that […]

MERC organizes anti-ragging Street Play

SRINAGAR: Students of Media Education Research Centre (MERC) University of Kashmir on Monday organized a street theatre ‘Speak-up’  to highlight the issue of ragging at different venues at the KU campus. The street theater was performed by the third semester students of MERC at several vantage spots during the course of the day in the […]

Gilani DNA National Bureau Chief

SRINAGAR: Senior Delhi-based Kashmiri journalist Iftikhar Gilani has been appointed as National Bureau Chief of DNA (Daily News and Analysis) in New Delhi.  DNA is scheduled to start publication from Delhi from May 13. Gilani joined DNA two years ago as Assistant Editor , and now with the launch of Delhi edition of the newspaper, […]

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