Deputing female teachers to guard schools is shocking: NC

Srinagar: Stating that government directions to female teachers for guarding schools is shocking, the main opposition party National Conference Saturday said that the Peoples Democratic Party led government is ridiculing the teachers community. “It is shameful on part of the government that they have asked the teachers especially the female teachers to guard the schools. […]

Panchayat Ghar Gutted In Chadoora

SRINAGAR: A Panchayat Ghar has been set ablaze in central Kashmir on late Friday night. Reports on Saturday said that unknown miscreants put on fire a building which houses Panchayat Ghar in Chadoora area of Budgam district. Windows of the building suffered minor damages in the fire, a news report said. The building, located some […]

IUST students refuse to take exams

Srinagar: Amid 10th and 12th class examination controversy; students of Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) on Saturday said that they are not ready for the exams scheduled from Nov 17. Talking to KNS, the students in their second semester of Islamic studies said that their examination of Islamic studies were scheduled to held […]

Despite transferred by Govt, ‘Blue Eyed’ Engineer not relieved

Srinagar: The officials at City Drainage Circle have been showing reluctance to relive a Junior Engineer despite the fact government had issued transfer orders two weeks back. The officials relieved most of the Junior Engineers however a blue eyed employee is still working in the department. Sources told news agency CNS that the said Junior […]

DAK dismayed over pvt practice ban

Srinagar: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today expressed dismay over previous government’s appeal in Supreme Court against State High Court decision which imposed a ban on private practice of government doctors.  Asserting that private practice by doctors was the root cause of mess in government hospitals, President DAK Dr Nisar-ul-Hassan in a statement said that previous […]

Amid unrest, SKIMS to hike parking fee to Rs 100 per day

Srinagar: Amid chronic unrest, when economic activities in Kashmir have come to a grinding halt, the government has decided to charge Rs 100 a day from visitors for parking of vehicles at Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Soura here. As per the tenders called by SKIMS vide number SIMS 22/Parking/NIT  dated 1-11-2016, the prospective […]

Srinagar comes to life after strike break

Srinagar: Srinagar, the summer capital, came to life this afternoon as separatist had announced relaxation in strike from 1600 hrs till 0700 hrs tomorrow. Shops and business establishments reopened at 1600 hrs this afternoon and a number of passenger vehicles also hit the roads. However, private vehicles, particularly two wheelers, were plying since this morning. […]

Evening traffic jams irks commuters in Srinagar city

Srinagar: Failure of authorities to put in place measures for traffic regulation in evenings causes traffic jams in the city-centre.  Commuters have been facing a tough time for the last two days as traffic cops disappear from roads during evening hours. People throng city-centre during relaxation in shutdown from 4 pm by separatists. City centre […]

We don’t come out by choice, but compulsion to feed families: Vendors

Srinagar: The ongoing unrest in Kashmir which erupted on July 9, a day after popular militant commander Burhan Wani was killed in a swift encounter in south Kashmir, is gradually losing its momentum with signs of fatigue quite visible on the roads in this summer capital. While the Darbar (the power house) has shifted to […]

India Today Shocker, Yet Again

Srinagar: After declaring Srinagar as the cleanest city of India in 2014 ‘India Today’  media group has now  conferred Jammu and Kashmir with another big ‘State of the States’ (SoS) award, this time in environment sector. The award was given to a state minister at a function in New Delhi on Saturday, an official spokesperson […]

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