Mehbooba bats for planetarium at Srinagar

SRINAGAR – Calling upon the country’s top scientists to play their role in popularizing the subject of astronomy, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, on Thursday said she will wholeheartedly support any endeavour which aims to inspire state’s young generation towards a relatively alien field.She also evinced keen interest in how astronomy and astrophysics can foster development […]

Sit-In Held At Press Colony In Support Of JNU Students

SRINAGAR: Ummat-e-Islami youth wing organized a sit-in protest at Press Enclave to express solidarity with the students of JNU.  The sit in was organized to express solidarity with Mujeeb Gatoo, Umar Khalid, Anirbhan and other JNU students.  It is noteworthy that the JNU students Anirban has been rusticated till July 15 while Umar has been […]

Stir brings work at RTO to halt

SRINAGAR: People today staged protest at RTO Kashmir’s office against the non availability of officials who are on strike demanding their service regularization. Due to the ongoing strike, the work in the department has been hit leaving the people visiting RTO in distress. “Applicants who come for various official works have to go back without […]

‘Why work on only marriage hall has been stopped?’

Srinagar : National Youth Wing President of Lok Jan Shakti Party (LJP), Sanjay Saraf Wednesday accused MLA Habba-Kadal Shameema Firdous of making lives of people living in Gadood Bagh area of the constituency into hell.  “The residential area had a community hall, which was under the jurisdiction of Handicrafts Department. The MLA without issuing any […]

Identify Works Rather Than Seeking Funds: Drabu to DDBs

 Srinagar:- District administration will now be focusing more on their yearly developmental requirements across various sectors rather than focusing on the quantum of resources. They will have to put in more efforts to draft and design the Detailed Project Reports (DPRs) rather than seeking specific quantum of funds as part of their yearly plans. The […]

KEA elects Chapri as new chairman

Srinagar: Threatening to launch agitation against the government’s proposed new industrial policy, Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA) on Thursday questioned that why an outsider would come and invest in the state. Minutes before addressing a news conference, the alliance, an amalgam of 14 associations elected Muhammad Yousuf Chapri as its new chairman.  While talking to media, […]

Minister Ignores Legislator

Srinagar:  MLA Ganderbal Ishfaq Jabbar has written a letter to the Speaker J&K Legislative Assembly against the minister for PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control Sham Lal Chowdhary for the breach of privilege. The letter reads that the said minister was on an official visit to conduct a review meeting to Ganderbal, the constituency represented by […]

Kashmir Nurse wins National Florence Nightingale Award

Munira Kachroo, Associate Professor at Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) was Thursday awarded “National Florence Nightingale”. At a function at Rashtrapati Bhawan New Delhi, Munira was awarded by president Pranab Mukherjee. Munira is AP at Madar-e-Meharbaan Institute of Nursing Science and Research SKIMS. May 12 is celebrated as International Nurses Day. Notbaly, this is […]

Shashank Manohar elected unopposed as independent ICC chairman

  Veteran cricket administrator Shashank Manohar was on Thursday elected unopposed as ICC’s first independent Chairman, two days after he stepped down from the post of BCCI President. The 58-year-old was elected to the post after the ICC Full Council’s approval of constitutional amendments proposed by the Board following its April meeting. Manohar, who on […]

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