Leopard Appears In Shopian Market

SHOPIAN: A leopard Wednesday appeared in the main market of south Kashmir’s Shopian district and wreaked havoc by injuring at least a dozen locals. Eyewitnesses said that in the afternoon a leopard appeared there and started attacking who ever came his way. One of the injured has sustained grievous injuries in his face while the […]

Traffic Cop Caught with Punjab Registered Vehicle without Docs

SRINAGAR: PB06L 8530 Surdip Singh May 11, 2016. The cop’s car sans documents, as alleged by Muhammad Mutaher. This happens only in Kashmir! Cops managing huge Srinagar traffic were caught driving wrong. On Wednesday, a commuter, who was travelling from Old Srinagar to Lal Chowk was stopped by traffic cops at Sangarmal Crossing. As usual, […]

Funeral prayers held in Kashmir for Bangladeshi’s top JeI leader

Srinagar: Hundreds of people Wednesday offered funeral prayers in absentia across the Valley for Bangladesh’s Jamaat-e-Islami leader Motiur Rahman Nizami, who was executed  for alleged crimes committed during the ‘war of independence’ from Pakistan in 1971. Socio religious organizations as well as separatist outfits organized funeral prayers in favour of the executed leader in which […]

Shah reacts to Justice Thakur’s statement

Srinagar: Terming the statement of chief justice of India, Justice T S Thakur regarding Jammu Kashmir as “half truth”, the incarcerated chairman of Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) Shabir Ahmad Shah on Wednesday said though the chief justice openly talked about various facets of the Kashmir issue, he has sidelined many aspects by making some unambiguous […]

PDP felicitates new members of Kargil Islamia School

SRINAGAR: Minister for Education, Mr Naeem Akhtar has felicitated Sheikh Nazir-ul-Mehdi Muhammadi on being elected new President of Islamia School Kargil. Nazir-ul-Mehdi was elected President of the influential socio-religious organization last week. Akhtar said Shiekh Nazir-ul-Mehdi being the son of renowned religious leader of Ladakh and former president of Islamia School Kargil, Late Sheikh Ahmad Muhammadi, […]

J&K Govt Amending Rules,to Recruit 3k Teachers;’Graduation Basic Qualification’

Jammu and Kashmir Government is on path of amending rules and recruiting teachers on fast track basis. The idea is to come up to expectations of student community. Reports and sources said that the department of education, in an internal survey, has found grave quality issues viz-a-viz teaching. The education minister, Naeem Akhtar, is reported […]

Bollywood Actor finds Peace in Gulmarg

Veteran Bollywood actor Tom Alter, who is shooting upcoming film “Sargoshiyan” in Kashmir, says he has a special connection with the Valley and even learnt swimming in the Dal Lake here. Alter, 65, had last shot Raj Kapoor’s “Ram Teri Ganga Maili” here in 1984 and turned nostalgic when he returned to shoot in the […]

Big Brother is Watching

On its face the official circular for the registration of Whatsapp groups looks ridiculous: there are millions of whatsapp groups in Valley which share news and information around. Now, the order issued first by the  District Magistrate in Kupwara in the thick of the Handwara mayhem  and later reiterated by the  Divisional Commissioner Asgar Samoon […]

Empowering youth with skills key to employability: Mehbooba

SRINAGAR:– Stressing upon empowering large sections of conventionally-educated youth with skills to enhance their employability, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, on Wednesday passed directions to put an appropriate mechanism in place which brings together all projects of skill development, presently being implemented by different departments. For this, she nominated Financial Commissioner, P&M, B. B. Vyas, as […]

Youth have key role in making India economic powerhouse:Dy CM

Srinagar: Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh today said India is emerging as an influential global power and the onus now lies on the youth to ensure that the country gets recognition as an economically, spiritually and intellectually emancipated nation. The Deputy Chief Minister was speaking at the inaugural function of 5-day Netritva Sadna Workshop […]

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