Malik put under house arrest from Friday night

Srinagar: The ugly way in which Indian rulers have slapped charges of sedition on Prof SAR Geelani and JNU students and have arrested them has exposed the ugly face of Indian democracy, Kashmiris through their exemplary strike have registered their protest against this Indian oppression. Yasin Malik who is ill and has been put under […]

Saturday Shutdown a Clear Message that Prof Geelani Illegally Arrested: Hurriyat (G)

SRINAGAR: “Today’s strike was a clear message of the Kashmiri people against the unjust arrest of Kashmiri scholar Prof SAR Geelani, Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid and other JNU students and registration of sedition charges against them and if the Indian government does not listen to the public demands and doesn’t released them forthwith, the Kashmiri […]

This Session, KU will See 100% Increase in Intake Capacity of Students

SRINAGAR: As a social responsibility initiative, the University of Kashmir is all set to start two-shift classes from upcoming academic session. “The idea is to help those students who just fall short of few points to secure a seat,” Dean academic affairs Mohammad Ashraf Wani told media. Over 17000 students apply for various courses in University […]

DDC Srinagar releases Rs 275 Lakhs for Power, R&B Sectors

SRINAGAR: District Development Commissioner, Srinagar Dr. Farooq Ahmed Lone, today convened a meeting with officers of   line Departments to review the progress on improvement of   high and low tension power lines including replacement of poles, improvement and renovation work of Srinagar Club. DDC directed  release of Rs. 275 lakhs  to  concerned Sectoral Officer […]

Are Frequent Forest Fires in Srinagar-Belt Sponsored?

SRINAGAR: Over two back-to-back fire incidents in the Brane-Nishat area that took place recently kept residents at the tenterhooks even as the Fire and Emergency Services department was caught napping. Residents said that the fire was too “close for comfort” for the locals living around the Ishbar in Nishat. “It could have easily spilled over […]

Launch of Smart LED Lighting Programme in J&K from March, 2016: Governor

JAMMU: Governor N. N. Vohra chaired a high level meeting regarding implementation of “Domestic Efficient Lighting Programme (DELP)”, which is aimed at saving energy by using efficient LED lamps, across the entire State with effect from March 2016. The meeting was attended by Shri B. R. Sharma, Chief Secretary, Shri B. B. Vyas, Financial Commissioner […]

Kishtwar shuts to protest civilian killing, detention of SAR Geelani and others

Kishtwar: Normal life was disrupted in Kishtwar district of Chenab Valley due to complete shutdown against the against the killing of a civilian in alleged police firing in Sarore area of Samba district earlier this week.    The call for shutdown was issued by the Imam Jamia Masjid Kishtwar, Farooq Ahmad Kitchloo. Reports said shops […]

2-Day workshop on ‘Workers in Unorganized Sector’

JAMMU:  Chief Justice of India, Justice T S Thakur today called for inculcating consciousness in the society towards the dignity and the rights of labour class. “In the Indian culture the worker is traditionally regarded as ‘Vishwakarma’. The country cannot be happy, if the worker is unhappy,” Justice T S Thakur said while addressing the […]

Now, Parents will be ‘Notified’When their Child Needs Vaccine!

SRINAGAR: When Ehsan Quddusi, an app developer and computer science graduate from South Kashmir’s Pulwama, read health reports on consequences of missing immunization, the appalling numbers instilled restlessness in him. “I wanted to do my part to bring down the appalling numbers,” says Ehsaan. “The best way I could help,” says Ehsaan, “was to make […]

‘LoC march’ of anti-NFSA protesters foiled in Karnah

Srinagar: With shutdown entering 5thday, Government forces on Saturday foiled ‘LoC March’ of people of Karnah in Kupwara district who are up in arms against the implementation of NFSA. According to Srinagar based news agency GNS, the shutdown in Karnah today entered fifth day against the NFSA. The entire commercial and transport activities remained suspended […]