Matric result: Girls Outshine Boys In Merit List

SRINAGAR:  Jammu and Kashmir State Board of School Education declared the result for annual matriculation examination on Monday in which nine out of first 20 positions were bagged by Iqbal Memorial Institute (IMI) Girls Bemina.  At least 269 students have made it to merit list in which 186 are girls and 83 boys. Most of […]

Topper attributes success to faith

SRINAGAR: Kauser Jan of Iqbal Memorial (Girls) Higher Secondary School Bemina was excited when she came to know that she had bagged first position in class 10 examination. Kauser Jan under Roll number 874272 secured 98 per cent with 495 marks. “It is not my parents only who guided me but my will to believe […]

Omar using militancy as shield: Mehbooba

SRINAGAR: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president, Mehbooba Mufti Monday  said there is no denying the fact that post 1990 turmoil has cost the state dearly in terms of human and economic lost, but National Conference (NC) has no moral authority to use it as a shield for hiding its failures and sell-outs. Mehbooba while addressing […]

Govt Enacts Anti-Child Abuse Guidelines

SRINAGAR: As per data maintained by the National Crime Records Bureau, the number of cases of crime against children which includes violence, sexual violence and abuse has increased over the years. Government of India has recently enacted a special law “Protection of Children against sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012” which has come into effect from […]

16 Years On, SHRC Fails to Establish Offices in Rajouri, Doda

JAMMU: The seriousness of the State government towards human rights could be well gauged from the fact that 16 years after the enactment of the Jammu and Kashmir Protection of Human Rights Act 1997, two sub- offices of the State Human Rights Commission in Chenab Valley are yet to be established. Reports suggest there is […]

Security beefed across south Kashmir ahead of CM’s visit

SRINAGAR: Army and Special Operations Group (SOG) of police Monday stepped up security across South Kashmir ahead of Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah’s visit to the twin districts of Pulwama and Kulgam to address public gatherings. Reports said that SOG and army this morning cordoned off Arigam village in Tral and conducted search operations. The searches […]