Pakistan’s Existential Crisis

Pakistan is going through yet another crisis. Although Pakistan has been in a state of perpetual crisis, ever since its inception in August 1947, most times it has managed to fight back and tide over these crisis. It has shown remarkable resilience in the face of severe odds and threats. But at times, it has […]

I’ve a question: Tabasum Guru

Srinagar:Describing her husband’s hanging as India’s collective shame, the widow of Afzal Guru Tuesday said that the verdict of Supreme Court regarding Rajiv Gandhi killers made it clear that India was not treating Kashmiris as equals. Tabasum Guru, reacting to the Supreme Court’s verdict on the assassins of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi said that […]

Govt habitual of using police to quell protests: Tarigami

SRINAGAR:  Expressing serious concern over the state government’s demonstration of growing intolerance of peaceful public protests, Muhammad Yousuf Tarigami CPI (M) State Secretary and MLA Kulgam Tuesday said that the sadistic trend has already eroded the reputation of the government and the same will have its impact on the credibility of State Legislative Assembly if […]

Malik pays tributes to Dr Ashai

SRINAGAR: Recalling his social, political and medical services for the people of Jammu Kashmir, JKLF Chairman Yasin Malik has paid rich tributes to late Dr Farooq Ashai on his martyrdom anniversary. Malik said Dr Ashai was a man of great conviction and his services for the people of Jammu Kashmir are commendable and can never […]

MOS Defence visits Siachen Glacier

SRINAGAR:  Jitendra Singh, union minister of state for defense visited troops located at Siachen Glacier today. The visit is being hailed as a great morale-booster for the troops deployed in the Siachen Glacier since the sector is experiencing harsh winters and the temperatures are dipping upto fifty degrees below freezing point. The minister was accompanied […]

Tuition centers to observe strike on Feb 21

SRINAGAR:  Coaching Centres Association (CCA) of Kashmir has called for a Valley wide shutdown of February 21 against the ‘irresponsible’ statement made by Education Minister on the floor of the house that there are only two legal coaching centres in Kashmir Valley. Addressing a news conference in Srinagar on Tuesday, Chairman, CCA, G.N.Var said that […]

Degree holders for absorption as JE’s

SRINAGAR: The degree and diploma holders in Engineering working in Power Development Department has appealed to Chief Minister to absorb them formally as Junior Engineers as they meet all the prerequisite needed for the said post. A delegation of these degree holders said that they were trained as engineers and they did everything at their […]

DPR for Rawalpora flyover prepared: Gurezi

SRINAGAR: The DPR for construction of flyover at Rawalpora junction has been submitted to NHAI at an estimated cost of Rs. 62.07 crore for approval and funding which is awaited while as regarding Panthachowk crossing there is no proposal under consideration of the State government at present, however, funds have been sanctioned for acquisition of […]

600 Kanals of land transferred to Kargil Campus

JAMMU: 600 kanals of State Land at Kargil has been transferred to University of Kashmir for the establishment of Kargil campus. The information was given by the Minister for Higher Education, Mr. Mohammad Akbar Lone while replying to a question by Aga Syed Ahmad Rizvi in Legislative Council today. The Minister said that against the […]

Vohra releases Yatra- 2014 Guide Book

JAMMU: Governor N.N. Vohra released the 2nd Edition of “Shri Amarnathji Yatra -2014 Guide Book” here at Raj Bhavan today. This Guide has been brought out by Jammu Kashmir and Ladakh Tourism Development Cooperative Ltd. (JKLTDC). Mr. Navin K. Choudhary, CEO, Shri Amarnath Shrine Board was present on the occasion. The Governor appreciated the efforts […]