Class 10th,12th exams;Div Com reviews security arrangements

Srinagar: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, today chaired a meeting to review the arrangements for Board examinations, which are commencing from November 14. Inspector General of Police, Director School Education, Chairman BOSE and CEOs attended the meeting, while as the Deputy Commissioners of all the districts of the valley and District SSPs participated in […]

Demonetization:Private individuals charge for change of Rs 500,1000 denominations

  Srinagar: Days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the scrapping of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 denomination notes, some persons in Srinagar have started charging people for giving change of Rs 500 and Rs 1000. Common people across Kashmir are facing tough time to gather change and buy daily needed commodities and other essentials […]

Students,parents stage demos against private schools outside Edu Minister’s residence

Srinagar: Scores of students and their parents Thursday held peaceful protest demonstrations at the main entrance of Education Minister’s Baghat residence, demanding directions to private schools to waive off tuition and transport charges of past four months. The protestors assembled under the banner of Parents Association and raised pro-justice slogans. “We are here to call […]

CM compliments Kishtwar people for maintaining harmony, amity

Kishtwar: Chief Minister, Ms Mehbooba Mufti has complimented people of Kishtwar for maintaining age old communal harmony and brotherhood despite provocations. Interacting with several deputations and a number of people who came to meet her during her visit to the town yesterday, the Chief Minister said development of Kishtwar has always remained close to her […]

Kashmir unrest:Sand mafia loot Rambi Ara stream in Pulwama, Shopian

Pulwama: Famous Rambi Ara stream which passes through twin districts of Shopian and Pulwama is presently being looted by the local sand mafia as there is no check on them given the political crisis in the region. The fast flowing stream rich in resources of stones, sand and boulders, is faces unabated loot as the […]

Doctors reluctant to accept private practice ban

Srinagar: With the Jammu and Kashmir government having issued strict instructions to the doctors not to indulge in the private practice, it seems that the senior consultants are reluctant to accept it and are busy in private practice even during the official hours. Reliable sources told KNS that the government directions have no impact on […]

Day After New Hurriyat Calendar, Roads Abuzz With Traffic

SRINAGAR: A day after the joint resistance leadership issued its weekly protest calendar on Wednesday, more motorists hit the road on Thursday apparently against the diktat of ‘no relaxation’ featured in their last calendar. Roads in all the major towns of the Valley including Srinagar were abuzz with traffic as people came out in large […]

Transporters Call On Separatist Leaders, Seek relaxation

SRINAGAR:A day after separatist issued fresh calendar, various transporters Thursday called on Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik, seeking relaxation in protest calendar so that they could earn their livelihood. Sources privy to the development, informed that the delegation of transports was led by Haji Bashir Ahmad. “They apprised the […]

Separatist Stand On Protest Calendar Unnerves Mehbooba

Srinagar: Much against the hopes of “good news” as expected by the government, the “rigid” stand of separatists to continue with the ongoing agitation in Kashmir has unnerved Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti even as she is scheduled to fly back to the Valley this weekend to chair a “critical” meeting on situation in restive Valley. […]

Pak Welcomes ‘Trump’s Offer’ To Mediate On Kashmir Issue

ISLAMABAD:Pakistan on Thursday said it “welcomed” the US President-elect Donald Trump’s offer to mediate between Pakistan and India on the Kashmir dispute. During a weekly press briefing in Islamabad, while responding to queries about the victory of Republican Donald Trump in the US presidential election, Foreign Office spokesman Nafees Zakaria said the President-elect had earlier […]

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