Day 122 : Two More Schools Torched, Shutdown continues

Srinagar:Two more government schools were gutted in a devastating fire incidents in Kashmir on Monday as Valley remained shut for the consecutive 122nd day due to the shutdown called by separatist leaders. Two government schools and three residential houses were gutted in a devastating fire incident at Habbak in the city outskirts and Langate, Kupwara, informed […]

2 More Schools Torched

Srinagar: Two government schools and three residential houses were gutted in a devastating fire incident at Habbak in the city outskirts and Langate, Kupwara, informed sources said here Monday. According to the reports, fire broke out at Habbak in the city outskirts in fishermen colony early this morning. Another government school was damaged in a […]

School Burning:Despite Exemption,Female Teacher’s Asked To Conduct Night Vigils

Srinagar: Female teachers of the Education Department Monday complained that they were asked to report for night vigil to safeguard schools from burning by unknown arsonists despite the assurances from the Director that they would be spared from such assignment. A diktat issued from the Directorate of School Education, Kashmir, had asked teachers including the […]

Durbar Opens In Jammu

Jammu: After four months of virtual disability, the offices including Civil Secretariat, Rajbhawan and J&K Legislature Monday began its functioning in winter capital Jammu for the next six months. Darbar move reopening was marred by protests and court-in-arrests by the opposition NC and Congress, who tried to gherao secretriat. Like most of the government offices, […]

Will Demotivate Militant Recruits: Mehbooba

Jammu:Demotivating newly-recruited militants and bringing them back to their homes will be the thrust of Jammu and Kashmir government, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said here on Monday, days after a local militant was persuaded to surrender by the security forces. She also asserted that those responsible for burning schools in Kashmir will not be spared […]

Education Minister Served Legal Notice Over Newspaper Write-up

SRINAGAR:The family members of late Muhammad Afzal Mir of Garoora Bandipore have served a legal notice to Education Minister Naeem Akther for making false allegations against Mir. The family, in legal notice, has referred the article written by Education Minister titled “Two parables and the condemned man” and asked to pay the damages /compensation of […]

‘Saddam Hussain’ Killed In Shopian Encounter

Shopian:  A Hizbul Mujahideen militant was killed and two army personnel were injured in an encounter in south Kashmir’s Shopian district during the wee hours on Monday, police said.  “An encounter broke out between Government forces and militants at Wangam in Shopian after the security forces launched a search operation following specific intelligence inputs on […]

10 Years On, Army ‘Forces’ Family To Live In Rented House

SRINAGAR:  Ever since vacated from their residential house by army in 2006, a family from North Kashmir has been living in a rented house in Bandipora for the past 10 years, According to the reports, an Indian Army unit from 13 Rashtriya Rifles ‘forcibly occupied’ their one-storey residential house located in Argam village of the […]

‘Army tasked to get kids to school, admission of failure by PDP’

SRINAGAR:   Alleging that the ruling Peoples Democratic Party has admitted its failure and tasked Army to get kids to the schools, former chief minister Omar Abdullah today said now people are waiting for good news about the protest calendar of the Hurriyat Conference. Taking to micro blogging site Twitter, working president of the main opposition […]

LoC Out Of Bounds for Tourists In PaK

SRINAGAR: At least one person was killed and four others injured as Pakistan and Indian border troops resumed firing across the Line of Control (LoC) on Monday. A 30-year old police constable, Imtiaz, died on the spot after being hit by a mortar shell in Nakyal sector of Muzaffarabad, quoted Assistant Commissioner Nakyal Sardar […]

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