Durbar Move(s), and Government in Kashmir: Smoke & Mirrors?

SRINAGAR: The Durbar has moved to the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir. In anticipation of the shift of Government to Srinagar, about a week ago or ten days ago, there was a flurry of activity in Srinagar city; zebra crossing signs were being painted on roads and so were other signs on road sides […]

9 Yrs On: Pharmacy Students Await Advertising Of Posts

Srinagar: To the much annoyance of Pharmacy students, the State government has not advertised the posts for Drug Inspectors from past nine years in Jammu and Kashmir.  Last time the posts were advertised in 2009 and since then all the aspirants possessing B.Pharma and M.Pharma degrees are sitting idle waiting anxiously to get adjusted in […]

NEET Issue: SC Decision Politically Motivated, Says Geelani

SRINAGAR: Taking note of the NEET decision by the Supreme Court of India regarding the undergraduate medical and dental entrance exams of Jammu & Kashmir state, chairperson Hurriyat Conference (g)  Syed Ali Geelani Tuesday said that treating the state of Jammu & Kashmir at par with other states of India does not full fill the […]

‘Agenda of Alliance an Agenda of Hindutva’, Alleges Rasheed

 SRINAGAR: Awami Ittehad Party led by its chief and independent lawmaker Er Rasheed Tuesday started a district wise protest campaign against coalition govt’s “anti-Muslim agenda” from Baramulla, a statement issued by the party read. Hundreds of party supporters from different areas of Baramulla district started the march from Main chowk and proceeded towards Deputy Commissioner’s office. […]

CRPF Camp Inside NIT Conspiracy Against Kashmiris: Jama’at

SRINAGAR:Jama’at-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday condemned the plan of establishing a CRPF camp inside NIT campus and termed it a “communal conspiracy against Kashmiri’s”. A spokesperson of Jama’at in a statement issued here said the decision of establishing CRPF camp inside the campus has been taken in a “high level meeting between ministry of HRD […]

Baramulla Girl Touches Sky, Literally

SRINAGAR:  A resident of north Kashmir has succeeded in becoming the youngest woman pilot of India. Ayesha Aziz, from Khawaja Bagh Baramulla is the youngest pilot of India. She is 20-years-old.After shifting to Mumbai with her parents and a brother, Ayesha’s passion for airplanes and flight was fuelled every time she would fly from Mumbai to […]

Music Maestro A R Rahman’s Film Stars Kashmir Hero

 SRINAGAR: Music superstar A R Rahman has said that his ambitious production “99 Songs” is all set to go on floors after four years of work, and revealed that it is a Hindi film with a hero from Kashmir. “I’m in the midst of pre-production, so been working on it for four years and now it’s […]

OIC delegation visits PCK

 ISLAMABAD  – OIC Secretary General’s Special Representative on Jammu and Kashmir Abdullah Alim has visited Pakistani Kashmir to review ongoing development projects under the international body. He was accompanied by a high level delegation from the OIC Secretariat, Islamic Solidarity Fund (ISF), Islamic Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) and Islamic Development Bank (IDB). The […]

Anantnag Mystery Death: Family Seeks Probe

Srinagar: The family members of a South Kashmir youth who was found dead in mysterious circumstances staged a protest here alleging that Police have failed to solve what they termed as ‘murder case’.  Sheikh Fayaz Ahmed, an Audit cum Accounts Manager of Dayalgam hamlet of Anantnag district was found dead and his dead body was […]

Use of non-biodegradable consumables banned in J&K

SRINAGAR: The govt issued a circular emphasising on the urgent need for switching over to the non-plastic and eco-friendly material. Government has banned use of non-biodegradable consumables including stationery items made of plastic in its offices and official functions with immediate effect. The government issued a circular to this effect last week, officials said today. […]

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