IYCF at G B Pant; second phase begins today

SRINAGAR:  The second phase of ongoing training of National trainers for Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) which started from 26 th of October started today and six trainers were trained for a week. Today the training entered into its second week and 24 IYCF councillors drawn from all over the districts of Kashmir Valley started […]

NRK doctors abandoned poor patients: DAK

Srinagar: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today said that many Kashmiri doctors left for greener pastures and abandoned poor patients at a time when their services were needed most.President DAK Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a statement said that exodus of doctors to foreign countries was allowed and poor patients beard the brunt who were left […]

Altaf Bukhari visits Gonikhan, Ikhrajpora

SRINAGAR:  Minister for R&B, Gardens, Parks and Floriculture, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari, this evening, visited Gonikhan, a business hub in Amirakadal constituency and took stock of the damage caused to the business establishments in a fire incident the other day.The affected shopkeepers demanded permission for reconstructing of their damaged shops so that they can start […]

Migratory birds on a winter holiday to Kashmir

Srinagar: A riot of colour and cackle has returned to the wetland reserves of Jammu and Kashmir with the first arrivals of thousands of migratory birds from far off lands this year.Migratory birds from Siberia, China, the Philippines, Eastern Europe and other areas arrive here every year to spend winter months in the Kashmir Valley […]

Ahead of Modi’s rally, scores arrested in nocturnal raids

Police says will be released only after Modi’s rally is overPULWAMA: In a bid to foil separatist-sponsored ‘Million March’ and to make Modi’s rally a success, government forces resorted to nocturnal raids and arrested scores of youth from different hamlets of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.The parents of these arrested youth were seen waiting outside Police […]

CM reviews functioning of BGSB University

Tailor curricula to enhance job possibilities, says MuftiRAJOURI: Urging policy planners to unlock the full potential of education as a driver for growth and jobs, Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, Monday highlighted the need to revisit various academic programmes of the universities to tailor curricula for enhancing the possibilities of employment of pass-outs in the […]

Mufti pays obeisance at Shahdara Sharief

SHAHDARA SHARIEF (RAJOURI): Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, Monday paid obeisance at Shahdara Sharief, and prayed for peace and prosperity of the State and wellbeing of the people.Standing atop a beautiful hillock near Thanna Mandi, the 19th century shrine is dedicated to revered Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah.Chief Minister was accompanied by Minister for Haj & […]

“Band pather” revival initiative reaches Anantnag

Anantnag: Natrang’s mission revival “Band Pather” Monday reached Anantnag and staged two new plays ‘Chaandav’ written by Gul Mohipori, directed by Muzzafar Ahmed and ‘Maholech Zankari’ written and directed by Bashir Ahmed at Louripora, Ashmuqam and Nagam, Kokernaag respectively.  With the support of Sangeet Natak Akademi,  Natrang has initiated a massive project involving over one […]

Scribes protest after cop ‘assaulted’ a Photojournalist

Bandipora: Scribes in North Kashmir’s Bandipora District Monday staged a protest outside DC office after one of their colleagues was allegedly thrashed by a cop at a Naka near Wular Vintage Park.The protesting scribes said that one of their colleagues Shoib Masoodi working for a local and national news paper was assaulted and thrashed by […]

DB directs GAD to file report of 147 enquiries

Jammu: A Division Bench of the State High Court comprising Justice Dhiraj Singh Thakur and Justice B.S. Walia in the much publicized Public Interest Litigation filed by Sheikh Muhammad Shafi and Prof. S.K. Bhalla directed General Administration Department to file status report within a week’s time reflecting the steps taken by the various departments pursuant […]