KO report vindicated as admin seals Vista Group office

Srinagar: Five days after this newspaper first reported about the operations of a seemingly dubious recruitment agency here, the authorities on Thursday sealed the office Vista Group at Wazir Bagh, while its bank accounts were seized. “We have sealed the office of Vista Group whereas their banks accounts have also been seized. They had produced a […]

Aseia for better sewerage system to save Dal Lake

    SRINAGAR: Reiterating commitment of present dispensation of providing better facilities to the people, the Minister of State for Health & Medical Education and Urban Development,  Aseia Naqash, Thursday said that Rs 25 crore project is being implemented for augment the sewerage system in Srinagar to save Dal Lake. The Minister said this while chairing […]

Fee Row:Parents protest against DPS Budgam

Budgam: Scores of parents Thursday staged a protest against Delhi Public School for demanding transportation fee from them for the duration when the school was not functioning.  Eyewitnesses told news agency CNS that scores of parents assembled outside the school at Humhama area and raised slogans against DPS Budgam. The protesting parents alleged that School Management […]

Reschedule the Examination, Kashmir Trade tells Government

Srinagar: Expressing pained by “un-necessary controversy” being created about the education of our children, the Kashmir Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCC&I) on Thursday asked government to reschedule the examination of class tenth and twelfth students. “There can be no two opinions about the fact that the education of children is at the core of our […]

Day 118: Hartal Cripples Life

SRINAGAR: Normal life remained affected in Kashmir Valley on Thursday due to the separatist-backed strike. While most of the shops, business establishments and fuel stations across Kashmir were shut, some were open at a few areas in Civil Lines and outskirts of Srinagar, officials said. Most of the public transport continued to remain off the […]

Why The State’s Approach Of Dealing With The Protests Is Wrong?

As day 118 of the protest movement that engulfed the vale of Kashmir melds into day 119, the state’s strategy and technique of killing the protests or what is left of these is becoming clear. The state, it would appear, understands that the protests have, to some extent lost their sting in terms of broad […]

With 50% Syllabus Cut, Bose Says Will Go Ahead With Exams

Srinagar: Amid demands for postponement of annual board examinations in the wake of the prolonged unrest in Kashmir, the authorities today said they would go ahead with the exams as per schedule but decided that students would have to only attempt 50 per cent of the total questions. Examinations have already been postponed by a […]

Police Data Contradicts Mehbooba’s 5% Assertion

SRINAGAR:If you thought that only five percent of the Valley’s population was involved in the ongoing unrest as asserted by the Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, the reality is the opposite of it. Similarly, if you thought that the ongoing turmoil in Kashmir has largely been concentrated in South Kashmir, think again. The J&K Police figures […]

Arsonists Target Historic S P College

SRINAGAR:Unidentified persons on Wednesday evening tried to set ablaze historical SP College, however the alert watchmen foiled their bid and doused the fire in time. According to the college sources, some unknown persons managed to enter the college on Wednesday evening. The watchman said that they didn’t see any person inside the College at the […]

5 Arsonists Nabbed In Pattan

SRINAGAR:With the arrest of five alleged stone-pelters, police today claimed to have solved a case of burning down of a government school in Kashmir which has witnessed a series of incidents in which the educational institutes were set ablaze over the last few months. Five youth allegedly involved in setting ablaze a government middle school […]

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