JCC To Resume Agitation After Eid

SRINAGAR: A day after protesting government employees were released on bail, Abdul Qayoom Wani, senior leader Joint Consultative Committee (JCC)—an amalgam of various employees’ unions today sought personal intervention from the Chief Minister Omar Abdullah  for fulfillment of ‘long pending’ demands of employees in the state. Addressing media persons here this afternoon, Wani alleged that […]

Kamal urges Govt not to extend Tosa Maidan lease

SRINAGAR: Senior National Conference leader and MLA Sheikh Mustafa Kamal today demanded that Tosa Maidan  should not be used again for the artillery firing exercises and the state government should pave way for making the picturesque meadow a tourist resort. Kamal said the lease, that is nearing end, should not be extended by the government […]

Doctors Shocked At Pentavalent Vaccine Use in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Expressing serious concern over the continuous usage of PENTAVALENT vaccine in Kashmir valley, Doctors Association of Kashmir (DAK) has said that the medicine was risking the lives of infants across state. In a statement issued today, DAK said has expressed shock that despite 8 infants deaths reported due to the usage of this vaccine, […]

Eid Traffic Plan for City Issued

SRINAGAR: In view of forthcoming Eid-ul-Azha, Traffic Police has made elaborate traffic movement plan for all Eidgahs and main Mosques of Srinagar especially Dargah Sharief Hazratbal, Jamia Masjid, Eidgah, TRC, and Sonwar. In the city Srinagar, no passenger vehicle shall be allowed to ply on Residency Road from Radio Kashmir upto HSHS on one side […]

Doctor to cycle 5000 kms from Srinagar to Kerala

SRINAGAR:  Outgoing International President of Doctors Without Borders Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), Dr Unni Karunakara, is taking to the road on a bicycle to travel 5,000 kilometres through ten states beginning in Jammu and Kashmir and ending 100 days later in Kerala to spark a dialogue with the general public, medical students, and healthcare providers […]

Fountains To Come Up At Nawakadal, Ali Masjid Squares

SRINAGAR: The Speaker, Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly Mr. Mubarak Gul today directed the Srinagar Municipals Corporation (SMC) to vacate encroachment on both the sides of Eidgah Ground immediately, also asked them to ensure cleanliness in and around its catchment areas. These directions were given by the Speaker during his extensive tour to various areas […]

Geelani Seeks Release of Political Prisoners Before Eid

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani has strongly condemned the detention of Mohammad Yousuf Falahi district president Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Shopian and demanded  immediate release of all political prisoners before Eid-ul-Azha. According to a statement, Geelani while strongly criticizing the administration for  slapping  Public Safety Act  against Mohammad Yousuf Falahi has said that ‘even  tyrant […]

Our saints showed us path of struggle, tolerance: JKLF

Srinagar: “Our peers, saints, spiritual leaders showed us the way of wisdom, tolerance, struggle and steadfastness. We have forgotten the teachings of these spiritual leaders and because of that are suffering in our daily lives.” This was stated by the chairman JKLF Mohammad Yasin Malik while addressing a gathering at Khankah-e-Mau’la shrine today. A spokesman […]

Upgraded Recovery unit at LD Hosp opened

Srinagar: Minister for Medical Education, Youth Services & Sports, Mr. Taj Mohi ud Din today inaugurated the upgraded Recovery unit at Lalla Ded Hospital with an added bed capacity of 60. Also the bed capacity of Labour Room has been increased from 40 to 110. With this the bed congestion at Lalla Ded Hospital has […]

JEA flays delay in approval of TWM University bill

Srinagar: Kashmir’s religious organization Jamaet-e-Ahlhadees (JEA) today expressed serious concern over the delay in the approval of its university bill, terming it the deliberate attempt to discriminate Muslims of the state. The bill was expected to be tabled in the recent assembly session.   According to Party sources, the Governor of the state earlier had […]