Set up NEET centre in Kashmir: DAK

 Srinagar: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today demanded to set up examination centre in Kashmir for National Eligibility cum Entrance test (NEET). Urging concerned authorities to establish centre in Kashmir, President DAK Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a statement said this would bring relief to thousands of aspirants who are appearing for various postgraduate medical courses. […]

08 structures damaged in fire

Srinagar: Eight structures were damaged in separate fire incidents in the valley, Police said. Fire broke out in the residential house of Farooq Ahmad Dar at Nazuk Mohalla near Achabal Adda Anantnag which engulfed nearby houses of Noor Ahmad Bhat, Alla Bhat, Asif Gull Bhat sons of Gull Mohammad Bhat, Reyaz Ahmad Reshi, Rayees Ahmad […]

Police arrest Geelani’s elder son

SRINAGAR:Police on Saturday arrested elder son of Hurriyat (G) chairman, Syed Ali Geelani and lodged him in Humhama police station. Geelani’s younger son Syed Naseem Geelani said that his elder brother Dr Nayeem Geelani was arrested early today. After the arrest of Nayeem, Naseem himself was barred from meeting his ailing father.Notably, Geelani was scheduled […]

School building,8 shops gutted in mysterious fire in south Kashmir

Kulgam/Shopian:A  Government Higher Secondary School in Bugam village of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district  was completely destroyed in a blaze during the intervening night of Friday and Saturday. According to sources flames started emanating from the school building around 12 in the mid-night adding it was not known how the fire . The school building was […]

Day 106 : Curfew lifted from Srinagar areas,shutdown continues in valley

Srinagar: Curfew was today lifted from six police station areas of the city but normal life remained affected in Kashmir for the 106th straight day due to the separatist-sponsored strike. Curfew was imposed yesterday in six police station areas of the city. A police official said the situation in the Srinagar and elsewhere in the Valley […]

Day 106:Clashes in Shopian Village after search operation

  Shopian:Intense clashes erupted between govt forces and protesters in  Hefshirmal area of Shopian district on Saturday after cordon and search operation ended in the area. According to  sources ,army, CRPF and police personnel early today cordoned off Heff Shirmal village and conducted searches. As soon as forces started leaving the village, people came on […]

CI SCAM:5 rice loaded trucks from Punjab never reached PEG Baramulla’

Srinagar: While there seems no end in massive ration scams in Kashmir, in yet another new scam, seven trucks loaded with rice meant for the Food Corporation of India’s (FCI) Baramulla PEG never reached the destination. Where did these trucks bearing registration numbers PB32P-2971, PB32P-8871, PB32P-5171, PB32P-3971 and PB32P-4271, unloaded the rice meant? The PTK […]

Take practical steps vis-à-vis Kashmir, Shah to OIC nations

Srinagar: Hailing the “unwavering” support extended by the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to Kashmiris’ right to self-determination and its adopting of a resolution in this regard, the incarcerated chairman of Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) Shabir Ahmad Shah on Friday said need is to take practical steps than adopting resolutions. In a statement issued to […]

Congress disappointed over termination of Employees

Srinagar: Expressing serious concern over the termination and suspension of some Govt employees without conducting any proper enquiry into the allegations levelled against them, Congress today accused PDP and BJP Coalition Govt for targeting the employee merely on political lines and termed it as a political vendetta against them. Congress also warned of serious consequences, […]

Aga Hassan detained soon after return from Delhi

Srinagar: President J&K Anjuman-e-Sharie Shian and senior Hurriyat leader Aga Syed Hassan Almosvi Alsafvi detained soon after his return from Delhi. In a statement issued to KNS, Anjuman-e-Sharie spokesman explained that due to continuous detention of Aga Hassan, his health had unfavorable in the past week and had suggested by the doctors for medical checkup […]