32 Srinagar schools getting smart class by March, 2017

SRINAGAR: By March, as many as 32 schools in Srinagar will have smart classes, a meeting presided by DC Srinagar Dr Farooq A Lone was informed.  Of these, 22 schools approved under RMSA include BHS Bakshipora, BHS Balhama, BHS Braine,   BHS Dara,  BHS Natipora, BHS Pantha Chowk, BHS Rangteng, BHS Kralkhud, BHS Sonwar, BHSS […]

Hospitals, Govt buildings, lack proper fire safety measures

SRINAGAR: Baring from few, the Government hospitals and other major government buildings, in the state have said to be no major fire fighting system in place, which in turn is endangering the lives of thousands of people. Sources said that functioning with critical safety gaps including lack of functional Fire-fighting system, the threat of tragedy […]

EU Cautions India, Pak Against LOC Escalation

ISLAMABAD: Amid fears that the on-going hostilities between Pakistan and India may lead to a larger conflict, a top European Union (EU) official on Wednesday cautioned against escalating tensions, saying the powerful western economic bloc is encouraging the nuclear-armed neighbours to start a dialogue. The statement from Gunnar Wiegand, Managing Director, Asia and the Pacific at […]

453rd Urs of Hazrat Sultanul Aarifeen observed with religious fervor

SRINAGAR: The 453rd annual urs of Hazrat Sultanul Aarifeen Sheikh Hamza Makdhoom Sahib (RA) was observed with the religious fervor and enthusiasm here on Thursday. Braving the bone chilling cold, hundreds of devotees also observed the night long prayers in the shrine on the conclusion of the Urs. Special prayers were also organized at different places […]

KU teachersÂ’ delegation calls on JeI Ameer

SRINAGAR: A high level delegation of the Kashmir university teachers led by Dr Ehtesham ul Haq and Dr Aejaz Mohammad had a detailed discussion with Ameer-e- Jamaat Islami G. M. Bhat at his office at Baranpather Batamaloo assisted by his central functionaries.  According to a statement issued to KNS, the delegation put forth his suggestions […]

Srinagar girl needs your attention to help her fight cancer

SRINAGAR: Sana Bhat, the girl from Magarmal Bagh locality has been diagnosed with relapse acute myeloid leukemia (a type of blood cancer). She is currently under treatment at Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute New Delhi. According to reports, the family has already spent huge chunk of money on the treatment of Sana, now they are left […]

Cath Lab closes at 4 at SMHS Hospital

SRINAGAR: Attendants at SMHS hospital Srinagar on Thursday alleged that hospital authorities close the ‘cath’ lab at 4 in the evening on daily basis thus putting the lives of cardio patients at risk. Dozens of patients who arrive in the hospital for Cardiac Catheterization after 4 pm are being advised to visit some private clinics while hospital authorities didn’t […]

Govt fails to probe unlawful construction in SMG

SRINAGAR: The government has so far failed to order a probe in unlawful construction of two huts worth more than Rs 10 lakh in State motor, Garage Srinagar. Official sources said the state Motar Garage Kashmir, without any approval from the Government, had ordered construction of two huts in front of the office building in […]

Car bomb kills around 100 people south of Iraqi capital

Baghdad:A car bomb has reportedly exploded south of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, killing around 100 people, mostly Shia pilgrims. According to security sources, a truck loaded with explosives went off on Thursday at a gas station in the Shomali village in the suburbs of the city of al-Hilla, located 120 kilometers (75 miles) southeast of the […]

UK Calls For Lasting Solution To Kashmir Dispute

Islamabad: British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Thursday urged long time rivals India and Pakistan to resume a stalled peace process and look for a permanent solution to the decades-long dispute over divided Kashmir. At a press conference in Islamabad with his Pakistani counterpart,Johnson called for an end to the violence in the disputed Himalayan […]

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