Rallies, Seminars Mark Human Rights Day

SRINAGAR: Kashmir Valley witnessed protest rallies, sit-ins, seminars, and signature campaigns on the World Human Rights Day on Tuesday. Rallies and protests were taken out by the pro-freedom camp and pro-India parties, student unions and social organizations. Protestors demanded an immediate end to rights abuses and restoration of social security and justice to all. Police […]

Round table stress on restoration of Kashmiris’ social, economic and cultural rights

SRINAGAR: Expressing grave concern over the violation of social, economic and cultural rights in Jammu & Kashmir, participants at a round table conference orgainsed by Kashmir Centre for Social and Development Studies (KCSDS) today on the eve of the World Human Rights Day in Srinagar expressed the view that these rights ought to be given […]

Petition in HC: ‘Celebrate J&K Republic Day’

Court intervention sought on non use, non-hoisting of State flag SRINAGAR: Concerned over the non-use and non-hoisting of State flag and its unfurling on November 17 and January 26 every year, Abdul Qayoom Khan former chief conservator of forests Kashmir has filed a petition before the High Court seeking directions to constitutional authorities to use […]

Cops Stop Ambulance, ‘Cause’ Death Of Patent

SRINAGAR: A patient suffering from serious cardiac ailment passed away at SKIMS, after the ambulance ferrying him there from Handwara, reached there late after it was stopped by traffic police for half an hour near Sopore. The inordinate delay was allegedly caused after traffic officials kept the ambulance waiting for almost half-an-hour at Seelu Sopore. […]

Parent of BOPEE ‘beneficiary’ arrested

SRINAGAR: The Crime Branch of Police on Tuesday arrested a parent of one of the beneficiaries’ of Board of Professional Entrance Examination (BOPEE) scam involving selling of CET-2012 papers against hefty sums. Official sources said that the crime branch arrested Farooq Ahmad Shah, parent of one of the alleged beneficiary for his involvement in buying […]

HC Seeks Report On Job Done by Panel on ‘Dead Wood’

Directs State to create posts for SVC JAMMU:  Expressing displeasure over the incomplete information with regard to the ‘Dead Wood’ in the administration, a Division Bench of the State High Court today directed the State Government to file fresh supplementary Status Report disclosing the job done by its High Powered Committee (HPC) in May 2011. […]

NC Asks Delhi to Demilitarize Kashmir

NEW DELHI: Ruling National Conference Tuesday said that time has come for the revocation of AFSPA and complete demilitarization of Kashmir zone as situation all across Valley has improved to a great extent. Member Parliament and NC senior leader Dr Mehboob Beigh said that Government of India should realize that the era of 90’s is […]

Human Rights Day

On its website the UN Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights defines: “Human rights are rights inherent to all human beings, whatever our nationality, place of residence, sex, national or ethnic origin, color, religion, language, or any other status. We are all equally entitled to our human rights without discrimination. These rights are […]

Major Reshuffle in Police Department

Amit Kumar is New SP Srinagar JAMMU: The Cabinet which met here today under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister, Mr Omar Abdullah ordered following transfers in Police Department. Mohammad Sulaiman Salaria, IPS (JK:94), Commissioner Civil Military Liaison has been transferred and posted as IGP, Railways, J&K vice Dr. Kamal Kumar Saini, IPS. Dr. Kamal Kumar […]

Value Human Rights

Today is World Human Rights Day. Let us pledge to uphold and honour the basic human rights on this day. Human rights, by their very nature are fundamental to all and demand no discrimination under any circumstances. These rights are all interrelated, interdependent and indivisible. Every nation is expected to value these rights so, as […]

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