BOSE Flayed For Setting ‘Bizarre’ Paper

‘Conspiracy To Stop March Of Excellence’ SRINAGAR: J&K Private Schools United Front (JKPSUF) while condemning the BOSE for marring the career of thousands of students by setting up a bizarre, tough and out of syllabus maths question paper for 12th class examinations termed it as a conspiracy to lower the standards of Kashmiri students, thus […]

Snowfall expected in upper reaches

Winter Knocking at Valley Doors SRINAGAR: With the forecast of snow in higher reaches of the Kashmir Valley, about four to five degree Celsius is expected to fall in next 48 hours, an official from Meteorological (MeT) department said on Tuesday. “We are expecting light rain in plains and light snowfall in higher reaches of […]

Taliban Not Required In Kashmir: Geelani

SRINAGAR: Stating that the following the NATO exit from Afghanistan Taliban should work for the stabilization of their country before making any plans for Kashmir, Huriyat (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani said that Kashmir will need their diplomatic not military support. In an interview with a local news gathering agency KNS, Geelani said that any […]

Separatists Ridicule Omar’s Irish Formula Talk

SRINAGAR: Separatist leadership today ridiculed Chief Minister Omar Abdullah’s statement suggesting that Irish model and Scotland devolution can be an inspiration for future settlement of Kashmir issue. Hurriyat Conference (G), Syed Ali Geelani said that any solution other than right to self determination was unacceptable to Kashmiris. “No solution which aims at status quo will […]

Police foils EJAC meet, detains employees leaders

SRINAGAR: Police today foiled a meeting of Employees Joint Action Committee (EJAC) that was scheduled to take place at agriculture complex Lal Mandi.  Various employees leaders including EJAC (Q) president Abdul Qayoom Wani, were detained by police before they could participate in the meeting. Talking to Kashmir News Service, Abdul Qayoom Wani termed the police […]

‘Samanbal- Meeting for Celebration’ Begins at IUST

SRINAGAR: A two day festival aimed at reviving interest in fading Kashmiri culture began at Islamic University of Science & Technology (IUST) today with fanfare and gusto.   A student initiative, supported by Kashmir Observer, ‘Samanbal-Meeting for Celebration’- was joined by hundreds of enthusiastic students from within and outside the varsity.  There was excitement in […]

Mystery Death Of NC’s Yousuf: SC to hear case on 29th Nov

SRINAGAR: A Division Bench of Supreme Court of India today ordered that the final hearing of the case shall be held on 29th November, 2013. The bench comprising Justices B.S. Chauhan & S.A. Bobde heard the arguments of Prof. Bhim Singh, Sr. Advocate for the petitioner MLA Balwant Singh and Ishaq Qadri, Advocate-General of J&K. […]

10 Students Taken Ill After Dinner

SRINAGAR: Ten students of a boarding educational Institution were hospitalized reportedly for food poisoning in Srinagar today. 10 girl students of a Lal Bazar, Srinagar based girls boarding institute were brought to SMHS Hospital, Srinagar complaining of food poisoning. After treatment, nine girls were discharged, while as one girl was still under treatment. Srinagar police […]

PDP extension wing of Congress: Rashid

SRINAGAR: President Awami Ittihaad Party (AIP) and MLA Langate Er. Rashid has said that PDP patron Mufti Mohammad Syeed’s revelation that Congress is a natural allies of PDP is nothing new but an authentication of the stand of those who claim that PDP is an extension wing of Congress.  “By calling Congress as its natural […]

Think More of Economy than Politics: Mir To CM

SRINAGAR:  Agriculture Minister Ghulam Hassan Mir Tuesday while commenting on the recent statement of Omar Abdullah wherein the alter had mentioned that Kashmir issue could be resolved though Irish formula,  said that rather making the political statements, Kashmir’s leadership should prioritize the efforts of making the state economically stable. Mir said that the political parties […]