Paramedical Students Stage Protests

SRINAGAR: Scores of paramedical students studying in different institutes of the Valley Monday held protests against the ‘Classic Hospital’ administration for allegedly barring them from appearing in examinations. Students blocked Srinagar-Baramulla road and halted traffic for hours causing inconvenience to commuters. Students accused the hospital authorities for not giving them prior information about the clearing […]

SMC removes encroachments from South East City

SRINAGAR: Continuing with its anti encroachment drive, Srinagar Municipal Corporation cleared all the foot path and road side encroachments from south and east city areas. The various areas where from the encroachments were removed in the first phase included Lal  Chowk, Badshah Chowk, KMD, Maulana Azad road, Tourist Centre, Dalgate, Sonwar, Shaheed Gunj, Jahangir Chowk, […]

Bazaz welcomes Vohra’s reappointment as governor

SRINAGAR : Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Forum Chief Pandit Bhushan Bazaz on Monday welcomed the fresh term given to governor N N Vohra, who pulled Jammu and Kashmir out of the confrontation mode during its violent years, and Amarnath land row which led to the resignation of Ghulam Nabi Azad as Chief Minister. He has […]

PIL Filed To Re-Open Kunan Poshpora Case

Can Petition Help In Implementing SHRC Decision: Asks HC SRINAGAR: Taking up cudgels on behalf of the victims of the Kunan Poshpora mass rape by the army in 1991, a group of Kashmiri women has moved the High Court seeking re-investigation of the horrific crime that sent shock waves across the world.   Reserving its […]

Strike Over Spurious Drugs On Durbar Move

Protest Against Sham Lal When He Arrives, Say Doctors, Civil Society, Bar SRINAGAR: The newly-formed Medical Employees’ Joint Action Forum, describing itself as a joint platform of medical associations, civil society and the Bar Association, has called for a Valley-wide strike on the opening of the government durbar on May 6 over the supply of […]

PLA banner in Ladakh says ‘You are in China’

LEH, NEW DELHI: With the Sino-India standoff in Ladakh now in it’s third week, Chinese are showing no signs of withdrawing from the territory they occupied after their incursion in Ladakh two weeks ago. On Monday news reports said  Chinese troops have erected an additional tent in the Daulat Beg Oldi (DBO) sector raising to […]

Slap-gate:Court Asks Police to Lodge FIR

SRINAGAR: Expressing anguish over the incident of manhandling of a senior government officer by a minister, Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) Kishtwar Monday directed the police to investigate the matter thoroughly and lodge an FIR against the MOS (Home), Sajjad Ahmed Kitchloo. Pertinently Kitchloo had allegedly slapped the Chief Executive Officer Kishtwar Development Authority, Reyaz Ahmed […]

I Stand By What I Said: Aiyar

SRINAGAR: Veteran Congress leader, Mani Shankar Aiyar Monday said that people were the best judge and it was up to them to evaluate the facts. “Whatever I had said, I said and there is no need to react to the statements made by either separatists or National Conference or any other person,” Aiyar said and […]

Time for elected kings over, says Baig

PDP for An Inclusive Govt: Mufti SRINAGAR: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) patron Mufti Mohammed Sayeed has said Jammu & Kashmir in view of its diversity requires an inclusive government that can connect and cater to the aspirations of all regions and communities living in it.  Addressing a public meeting at Ganderbal today, he said while […]

PDP Frustrated, Floating Falsehood: NC

SRINAGAR: The statement given by PDP patron regarding the rigging of elections in 2002 has been strongly refuted by senior leaders of the National Conference, Ali Mohammad Sagar, Chowdhary Mohammad Ramzan and Mohammad Akbar Lone. “This is an attempt to undermine the apathy shown by Mufti regime in diluting the essence of Srinagar city by […]