Malik not presented to any court from last many days: JKLF

Srinagar: Incarcerated JKLF chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik is still languishing in police custody from last four days.  JKLF chairman who was taken into custody on 25th may 2016 has been lodged at police station Kothibagh.  From last 4 days he has not been presented before any court or magistrate and has been illegally jailed in […]

Two Erstwhile Renegades At The Heart of APDP’s Srinagar Protest

SRINAGAR: Two former namesake renegades were at the heart of a protest in Srinagar this weekend. Kupwara’s Rashid Khan and Sonawari’s Rashid Billa surfaced in Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP)’s protest during the ongoing global disappearance week on Saturday.Carrying placards and banners displaying faces of the Rashid duo, the protesters—traditionally seeking the whereabouts […]

There is nexus between medicos & lab operators says Bali

Srinagar: Admitting nexus between doctors and lab operators, Minister for Health and Medical Education, Bali Bhagat Saturday said the government will launch a crackdown against the unauthorized labs and clinics in the state.   “Yes there is nexus between the doctors and outside clinics that are fleecing patients,” he replied to a question raised by the […]

Mirwaiz’s house arrest violation of human rights: Hurriyat (M)

Srinagar: Terming the continued house arrest of All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) Chairman, Mirwaiz Dr. Moulvi Muhammad Umar Farooq as a mean tactic to stop his political, religious and social activities, an APHC spokesman Saturday said this amounted to an open violation of basic human rights and norms of democratic behavior. Stating that the APHC […]

‘Devising comprehensive plan, long term strategy must to end traffic jams’

Srinagar: Central University of Kashmir (CUK) Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Mehraj ud Din Mir today underscored the need of devising a comprehensive plan, mechanism and a long term strategy to end frequent traffic gridlocks in Kashmir, particularly in the Srinagar city. “Developing better road infrastructure, construction of flyovers, and removal of encroachments should be taken up on […]

JK BOSE conducts one day workshop on VEA Scheme

Srinagar: The Jammu & Kashmir State Board of School Education conducted a one day workshop on Vocational Education Assessment Scheme on Saturday.  Primarily, the objective of conducting such programmes have been harmonized to facilitate the School Education department to promote skill development courses in the schools. Besides, invariably inclination to provide alternate Vocational Education with […]

Return of Kashmiri Pandits : ‘No Israeli Type Settlements In Kashmir’

 [[{“type”:”media”,”fid”:”5667″,”view_mode”:”wysiwyg”,”instance_fields”:”override”,”attributes”:{“height”:”100″,”width”:”100″}}]] SRINAGAR: Insisting that she has resolved to get the migrant Kashmiri Pandits, Muslims and Sikhs back home with full dignity and honour, Chief Minister Ms Mehbooba Mufti said she will not throw them like ‘pigeons before the cat’.Ms Mufti was defending the government decision of setting up “transit colonies” where they will stay for […]

J&K treats returned militants as illegal citizens, admits CM

[[{“type”:”media”,”fid”:”5676″,”view_mode”:”wysiwyg”,”instance_fields”:”override”,”attributes”:{“height”:”100″,”width”:”100″}}]] Kashmir’s first female Chief Minister painted a grim picture of the families of the youth who accompanied them from PaK. She said they are living a pathetic life as J&K treats them as illegal citizens.“Once they return to the state, they are being treated as illegal citizens,” Ms Mufti said. “We are committed to […]

‘Can’t repeat an Omar on AFSPA’

[[{“type”:”media”,”fid”:”5675″,”view_mode”:”wysiwyg”,”instance_fields”:”override”,”attributes”:{“height”:”100″,”width”:”100″}}]] Chief Minister Ms Mehbooba Mufti Saturday said her government is committed to revoke the Disturbed Areas Act (DAA) from the state which will pave way for doing away with the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA).“But if I say that AFSPA will be revoked in four days, like Omar Abdullah did in 2011, it […]

‘Accession was still a bigger decision’

[[{“type”:”media”,”fid”:”5674″,”view_mode”:”wysiwyg”,”instance_fields”:”override”,”attributes”:{“height”:”100″,”width”:”100″}}]] Insisting that her government will deliver on the commitments it has made, Chief Minister Ms Mehbooba Mufti Saturday said she will stay in the chair as long as it is her strength. “The day I feel this chair has become my weakness, I won’t remain clinched to it even for a minute,” she said […]