Schools Force Parents To Pay For Curfewed Period

Srinagar: With all the educational institutions in the Kashmir Valley shut for last nearly three months, various private schools have begun pressing parents to deposit fee for the period of unrest as well. The schools, mostly prominent ones, have been texting parents and students asking them to deposit fee for the months of July, August […]

Keep Education Out Of Politics, Pleads Min

SRINAGAR:Pleading for keeping academia out of politics, Minister of Education, Naeem Akhtar Monday said that despite arduous challenges in sight, the Government would move ahead with its mission of reforming and revolutionizing J&K’s education sector which has the potential to change the destiny of the state and its people. He said the government had initiated […]

Swaraj At UNGA: Kashmir An Integral Part Of India

New York: Targetting Pakistan squarely, India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday told the United Nations that Jammu and Kashmir is an inalienable part of the country and nobody can wrest it away by force. She said India has never set any condition for dialogues but has only tried to strengthen ties, “but in […]

Pakistan: Swaraj disowned UN resolutions at UN

Islamabad: Pakistan Foreign Office Spokesman Nafees Zakaria on Monday said that Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj had disowned the United Nations Security Council resolution by calling Kashmir an integral part of India in her speech at the UN General Assembly. “Can Indian EAM explain that if Kashmir is an ‘integral part of India, why is […]

‘Blood And Water Can’t Flow Together’

NEW DELHI: Amid heightened tension between India and Pakistan after 18 soldiers were killed in Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday chaired a high-level meeting in New Delhi to review the Indus Waters Treaty and decided not to cancel the Treaty. However, in a bid to rattle Islamabad, the officials said that India is planning […]

Kashmir Shut For 80th Day

Srinagar: A complete shutdown was observed across Kashmir Valley on 80th day of the ongoing mass uprising while clashes and protests erupted at multiple places during the day. Three police station areas of Srinagar’s Old City – MR Gunj, Nowhatta and Khanyar – continued to reel under restrictions with hundreds of police and paramilitary personnel […]

Grenade attack in Anantnag, 5 CRPF men injured

Anantnag: At least Five Para-military Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were injured after suspected militants tossed a grenade over them in Wonpou area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district. Sources told news agency CNS that suspected militants targeted a patrolling party with a grenade that exploded with a bang creating panic in the area. “The […]

Maneka Gandhi Aghast At Killing Of Bakerwal Horses By Army

SRINAGAR: Reacting to the killing of 13 horses belonging to the nomadic Bakerwal community allegedly by the Indian army, Union Cabinet Minister for Women & Child Development, Maneka Ghandi, Monday, said that army should explain why they killed the poor animals and they should make amends for the wrong. At least 13 horses were killed […]

Govt Hires ‘C-Grade’ Consultants To Prepare Srinagar’s Smart Cities Report

Srinagar: Even as the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP)-Bharatiya Janta Party(BJP) alliance boasts to secure place for Srinagar in the ambitious list of Smart Cities, the state government has hired an allegedly “C-grade” consultant to prepare Detailed Project Report (DPR) for the summer capital. A day after the state government finalized modalities with different stakeholders to secure […]

Return of Peace to Syria impossible:Russia

NEW YORK:- Russia says the return of peace to war-torn Syria is almost “impossible,” more than a week after US warplanes carried out several airstrikes against Syrian government forces, killing dozens. “There are hundreds of militant groups wielding across Syria. The country’s territory is bombed by anyone who feels like doing it. Syria’s return to […]

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