Jammu being made a Hindu state: Geelani

Srinagar:  Reacting to the reports of the union Home Minister Rajnath Singh over separate townships to Pandits, Huriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani Wednesay said his amalgam has already rejected any such proposal and that the move itself is not beneficial for the pandits themselves. “We have already made it clear that no one […]

Separatist activities in J&K must end: Rajnath

New Delhi:Sending out a message of zero tolerance for violence, Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said disruptive separatist activities in Jammu and Kashmir must end and would not be tolerated. In the same vein, the minister sent a message to violent extremists like the National Democratic Front Bodoland (S), which had recently massacred 62 tribals, […]

Aalam no threat to tourism: ML to Mehbooba

Srinagar:  Coming down heavily on PDP president Mehbooba Mufti for terming Masarat Aalam as a threat to the current tourist season, Jammu Kashmir Muslim League Wednesday said that PDP is implementing RSS agenda in Kashmir. In a statement , Muslim League spokesperson, Muhammad Rafiq Ganaie while terming the PDP and BJP as the two faces […]

Police beats Maqbool Bhat’s brother, alleges family

Shutdown in Trehgam Kupwara: The family members of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front leader Zahoor Ahmed Bhat Wednesday alleged that Bhat was ruthlessly beaten by policemen while shifting him from Kupwara jail to Sub-Jail Baramulla. Reports said as the news about the thrashing incident spread in his native place Trehgam Kupwara, shopkeepers as a mark of […]

mhGAP workshop at Ganderbal

Ganderbal: The second preparatory workshop for the first mhGAP monitoring and evaluation project in the world  was held at district Ganderbal on April 27.  The workshop was coordinated by Dr Sayed Aqeel Hussain Consultant Psychiatrist and International Coordinator for mhGAP in Kashmir and Dr Mohammad Muzaffar Khan Director Police De-addiction Services Kashmir and state coordinator […]

Favourite medicos enjoy prize postings: DAK

Srinagar: A faction of Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) Wednesday said that over staying of doctors at their places of postings is brazen violation of transfer policy of health department. In a statement, President DAK Dr Nisar-ul-Hassan said that blue eyed doctors in health department enjoy the privilege of prize postings in and around Srinagar city […]

Casual Labours demand regularization

Bandipora: A protest demonstration of casual labours of PWD, PHE, PDD, Toursim, JVC, JKPCC, UEED, R&B. Forest and Information departments in North Kashmir’s Bandipora district under the banner of JK Casual and Dailywager Forum. Hundreds of casual labours assembled in the premises of PHE department Bandipora and raised slogans in supports of their demands including […]

Pahmina artisans versus spinning machines

Srinagar:  Artisans associated with weaving and spinning pashmina Wednesday staged a protest in Press Enclave here alleging that government has failed to implement ban on spinning machines and power looms in the Kashmir valley. Protesting artisans carrying placards and banners said that they are facing tough times over the past 15 years as the use […]

CEW organizes Qirat, Naat competition

Srinagar: Cultural Education Wing district Srinagar in collaboration with Mezan Publishers and distributors conducted district level Qirat and Naat Competitions at S.P. Higher Secondary School.    At this occasion various students of the schools participated in the event Syed Mohammad Qadri, Abdul Majid Nowshhri and Mufti Mohammad Sultan adjudicated the event Rameez Manzoor of BHSS […]

Nepal rescue work difficult than Kashmir: NDRF

Kathmandu : The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) on Monday said conducting salvage operations in the earthquake-hit Himalayan country is becoming a “time consuming” affair as the collapse pattern of the buildings here is a lot more different and unique from what the force has experienced earlier. NDRF Director General O P Singh, camping here […]