‘Govt working through various initiatives to create employment avenues for youth’

Srinagar: Chief Minster, Ms Mehbooba Mufti on Monday said the government is working on various initiatives to create ample employment avenues for the youth. “I know unemployment is one of the biggest challenges for all of us and the government is working on various fronts to create adequate employment avenues for the youth,” the Chief […]

Irregularities in SSA being investigated by Vigilance Commission: Naeem

Srinagar: Minister for Education, Naeem Akhter today informed the House that irregularities in the construction of schools under SSA are being investigated by the Vigilance Commission, adding that nobody would be allowed to misuse government exchequer. He was replying to supplementaries raised by the legislators to the main question asked by Dina Nath. Akhter informed […]

South Kashmir shuts to remember Asiya-Neelofer on 7th anniversary

Srinagar: Complete shutdown was witnessed in south Kashmir especially in Shopian district on the seventh anniversary of Asiya and Neelofar – who were found dead in a canal on this day, here, in 2009. Schools, shops and other business establishments remained closed in the town and adjoining areas including Imam Sahib, Zainapora, Gagran and Sheermal. […]

‘Pigeons can fly everywhere,get wolves to eat cats’

Srinagar: Independent MLA from Langate today said Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti was as right in calling Kashmiri Pandits as pigeons, as pigeons can move everywhere and can’t be controlled by humans. “So they flee the valley. Similarly you have treated Kashmiris like cats as cats can’t move beyond their court yards and you have let […]

Saroori accuses Army of killing a Gujjar youth

Srinagar: The mysterious death of a Muslim Gujjar boy in Kishtwar region sparked a protest from Congress members including MLA Inderwal Ghulam Muhammad Saroori in Legislative Assembly on Monday. As soon as the Assembly proceedings started, GM Saroori along with other Congress members barged into well and demanded judicial probe into the death of 27 […]

PDP-BJP biggest enemy of Kashmiris: Geelani

Srinagar: Terming the BJP-PDP coalition government as the biggest enemy of the Kashmiri people, Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Geelani today said that on the one hand these people want to settle the non-state subjects in the state but on the other hand they are rendering the citizens of this state homeless. While criticizing the […]

Governor inaugurates IIMUN Youth Conference-2016

Srinagar: Governor N.N Vohra today inaugurated “Indian International Model United Nations (IIMUN) Youth Conference-2016”. This three day conference, which is being held at Green Valley Educational Institute, Buchpora, Srinagar, shall simulate discussions on India’s quest for a permanent seat in United Nations Security Council and, besides, trigger debate on important local, regional and national issues. […]

‘Hit and run case’:Slain man’s family seeks arrest of AEE R&B

Srinagar: Family of a Bemina man who died after being hit by Tata Safari of an AEE of Roads and Buildings Department has sought the arrest of the top official who was allegedly drunk while driving on 21st of this month. The family of Abdul Aziz, resident of Abu Bakr Colony Bemina said the deceased […]

Education Minister proposes Student Adoption Model for Teachers

SRINAGAR: Minister of Education Naeem Akhter today appealed government school teachers to adopt a child every year for academics and personality development as the same voluntary initiative will bring a revolution in our society. The Minister was speaking at an inaugural function of “Three days state level collaborative conference for Educational Administrators of J&K state.” […]

DAK aghast as ‘private practice’ doctors considered for SKIMS

Srinagar: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today expressed dismay as doctors indulging in private practice are being considered for the post of Director SKIMS. President DAK Dr Nisar ul Hassan said it is ironical that SKIMS doctors involved in illegal practice are considered for the highest post of a prestigious institution. Private practice by SKIMS doctors […]

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