JVC Hospital Entrusts Patients To Raw Hands

Srinagar : Patients visiting the Out Patient Department (OPD) of the JVC hospital—an affiliate of Sher-i- Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS)— continue to remain at the mercy of junior doctors as the authorities have failed to ensure round-the-clock availability of senior consultants. The irony is that government could not ensure the availability of senior […]

23 years of Bijbehara Massacre:‘Guilty yet to be punished’

Bijbehara: A pro-freedom rally was organized at Jamia Masjid Bijbehara in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Saturday to remember the victims of “Bijbehara massacre” on their 23rd anniversary. The rally was attended by a large number of people while the atmosphere reverberated with freedom slogans in the town amid demands to punish the killers responsible […]

India, Pakistan not at brink of war: Omar

Srinagar: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said he doesn’t see any imminent war looming between India and Pakistan despite the heightened tensions along the LoC. According to reports, Omar said he believed the two countries are a “lot more careful” about the prospect of war than some of the news channels […]

NISA under Udaan ignore Kashmiri Youth for recruitment

Srinagar: National Skill development corporation government of India under Udaan Scheme supposed to give employment to Jammu and Kashmir youth through NISA, are allegedly ignoring the youth from Kashmir. The authorities in Udaan had authorized NISA a Mumbai based company to give employment to Jammu and Kashmir youth. The scheme under Udaan envisages that NISA […]

Sacked employees get support from many quarters

Srinagar: Even as the government has tightened noose around its employees in Kashmir –sacking at least a dozen of them and filing dossiers against hundreds of others, the community has got support from various quarters including separatists and the civil society –thereby furthering the wave of unity in the restive Valley. During the past weeks […]

Mehbooba for expediting execution of power projects in State Sector

  Srinagar:  The 72nd meeting of the Board of Directors of Jammu & Kashmir State Power Development Corporation (JKSPDC) was held at the Civil Secretariat today under the chairpersonship of Chief Minister, Ms Mehbooba Mufti. In his presentation, MD JKPDC informed the Board about various ongoing projects of the Corporation and the future roadmap for […]

Ailing Malik admitted in SKIMS for advanced treatment

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik has been referred to SKIMS Soura for advanced treatment by the team of medicos of Khyber Hospital here. Hours after protests were held at Maisuma, demanding medical aid for incarcerated Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chief Yasin Malik, the incarnated leader was shifted to […]

Family members denied permission to meet ailing Geelani

Srinagar: Family members of chairman Hurriyat (G) Syed Ali Shah Geelani were denied permission to meet ailing Geelani on Saturday. The elder son of Hurriyat (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani was arrested to prevent him from calling on his ailing father. He was whisked away by the police from the entry gate (of Geelani’s residence) […]

25 PDD transformers damaged in Srinagar during unrest

Srinagar: At least 25 electric transformers have been damaged allegedly by the forces during clashes in Srinagar district in the past three months. These PDD transformers, however, were repaired by the authorities and are presently functional. One of the officials, wishing anonymity, said the forces “intentionally attacked the transformers with bullets and tear gas shells.” […]

‘Congress Committed to maintain integrity of the State’

Srinagar: Urging the Party Cadres and leaders to play the role of unifying force and defeat the designs of communal and divisive forces hells bent upon to disturb the communal harmony and secular fabric in the regions of the State, JKPCC Chief G.A. Mir stressed upon the need to isolate anti peace elements creating wedge […]