Govt announces annual Durbar Move

SRINAGAR: According to a Government Order issued by General Administration Department (GAD) here, the Government offices observing five days week shall close at Srinagar on October 27, 2016 (Thursday) and the offices observing six days week shall close at Srinagar on 29 October 2016 (Saturday) after the office hours and reopen at Jammu on November […]

Abbas, Masroor Prevented From Leading Muharram Processions

SRINAGAR: Ittihadul Muslimeen (JKIM) Saturday condemned the government decision to stop senior leader Maulana Muhammad Abbas Ansari and party president Masroor Ansari from leading Muharram procession at Gulshanbagh, Madin Sahib and the arrest spree launched by police to foil the important Muharram processions calling it sheer interference in the religious rights of the people. “People […]

‘Boycott-Boycott, Exam Boycott’ Protests Continue, Sgr-Muzaffarabad Highway Blocked

SRINAGAR: Hundreds of students on Saturday held anti-examination protests in Srinagar. Reports reaching here said that hundreds of students marched from Sozaith, Narbal and adjoining areas towards raising pro-freedom and anti-examination protests. J&K Government has announced that it will hold class tenth and twelfth examination in November, however, students across Kashmir have been holding anti-government […]

DHSK collects 1600 Blood Units in past three months

Srinagar:  In a bid to equip all blood banks across peripheral hospitals of valley, Directorate of Health Services, Kashmir (DHSK) organized a number of blood donation camps during the past three months. With the onset of current situation Director Health Services, Kashmir had directed all District Health administrators to organize blood donation camps in their […]

Minister stresses on turning Srinagar into green city

Srinagar: Minister for Forest, Environment and Ecology, Choudhary Lal Singh today asked the officers of the department to gear up for the upcoming massive plantation drive across Kashmir region. The Minister directed officers to start a massive plantation drive and set a target of planting recorded breaking saplings in the forest areas and alongside the […]

Generation after Generation, Kashmir Has Only Seen Broken Promises: Lodhi in UN

SRINAGAR: Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United Nations, Maleeha Lodhi told the world body that the decolonization agenda of the United Nations would remain incomplete without resolution of the Jammu and Kashmir dispute. Speaking in the Debate of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee on Friday, she said that for over six decades UN Security Council […]

Four Persons Die, Nine Others Injured In Different Accidents

SRINAGAR: Police on Saturday said that four persons died in Kashmir while nine others were injured. Two structures too have been damaged in a blaze. “Three persons died while nine others were injured in different road accidents in the valley,” a police spokesperson said in a statement issued this afternoon. In Shopian, a Truck bearing […]

Border Residents:Face Enormous Hardships,says Rashid

SRINAGAR: Awami Ittihaad Party (AIP) President and MLA Langate Er Rashid on Saturday expressed deep concern over the fate of inhabitants of border areas who are facing enormous problems due to tension at borders. He appealed state government to take care of their sufferings and ensure that their life and property is safe, a statement […]

Kishtwar Gets Sanction for Nursing College

KISHTWAR: Minister for Health and Medical Education Bali Baghat Friday said that Jammu and Kashmir government has got sanction of two government Nursing colleges and one among these two colleges will be established at Kishtwar. While addressing a public gathering at ITI Kishtwar, the minister announced that in addition to the Nursing college, an AMT […]

Day 92: 12-Year-Old’s Killing Reignites, Protests, Violence

SRINAGAR: A minor boy succumbed to pellet injuries here, sparking fresh clashes between protesters and government forces at various places in Kashmir today even as curfew continued in most parts of Srinagar. Junaid Ahmad, who was hit by pellets in the head and chest at Saidapora in Safakadal police station area here on Friday, succumbed […]

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