No More Vacations This Year In Valley; School Chalay Hum!

SRINAGAR: Many years after, all Schools (Government as well as Private) of Kashmir division will reopen on Ist arch today after two and a half months’ winter vacations. The Valley witnessed extension in winter vacations for many past years. However, despite heavy snowfall this year, the spring has started on a sunny weather with temperatures […]

Muslim Dominated Areas Witness Decrease In Child Sex Ratio

SRINAGAR: Human Rights Organisation – Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) has blamed the lack of seriousness on part of J&K state government towards the issue of declining Child Sex ratio. In its report titled “Missing Girls” released on Tuesday, it states that Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) is facing a “monumental challenge on the missing […]

Kupwara Tops Druggists Arrested Since Jan Ist

SRINAGAR: Continuing its drive against the menace of drug abuse, Jammu and Kashmir police have arrested 53 drug peddlers in two month this year across the valley. Among these drug peddlers, 10 have been arrested from Budgam, 3 in Awantipora, 10 in Kupwara, 8 in Kulgam, 6 in Anantnag, 6 in Pulwama, 5 in Srinagar, […]

‘Maisuma Youth Booked Under PSA 5th Time In Single Year’

SRINAGAR: A youth from Srinagar was again booked under draconian Public Safety Act (PSA). A statement issued by JKLF said that Ashiq Hussain is languishing in Kotbalwal jail for last many years. “Ashiq has been served 5th PSA today at Kotbalwal jail during one year or so,” JKLF chief, Muhammad Yasin Malik, said. “Similarly, other […]

Four PWD Engineers Arrested For Graft Charges

JAMMU: Four engineers associated with Public Works department were arrested in winter capital on Tuesday for graft charges. A Vigilance Organization spokesperson said that the arrests were made on the basis of an enquiry conducted into the allegations of glaring irregularities and gross violation in allotment and execution work of a bridge in 2012 on […]

Two Kashmir Scribes Win ‘Transparency International Award’

SRINAGAR: Transparency International India (TII) on Tuesday awarded two reputed journalists from Kashmir Valley for their mark in reporting from Valley. The TII conferred the awards during a conference on “Combating Corruption through Tools of Good-Governance” held here at IMPA in collaboration with J&K RTI Movement and School for Rural Development and Environment (SRDE) where […]

ReT Confirmation Order Implemented In Jammu, Pending In Kashmir Valley

SRINAGAR: The Rehbar-e-Taleem (ReT) teachers on Tuesday staged protests against alleged discrimination by the government, saying that the order issued for the confirmation as permanent employees are still pending. The women ReT teachers assembled at Srinagar’s Press Enclave and chanted slogans like ‘we want justice’. The protesters were demanding implementation of the order. Talking to […]

Mild Intensity Quake In Kashmir

SRINAGAR: A mild intensity earthquake was felt in summer capital, Srinagar and its adjoining area Monday evening. The tremors which were felt at 1914 hrs lasted in few seconds, forcing people to rush out of their houses in panic. Reports said that tremors were also felt in north Kashmir, including Kupwara, besides Poonch, Kishtwar and […]

11 Days On, Trucks Carrying Rice Remain Unloaded

SRINAGAR: As the Food and Allied workers continue to strike to press their demands, the loaded trucks which arrived here from Jammu have not been unloaded for past 11 days. The truck drivers who had come from Jammu to Srinagar told KNS that the trucks remain unloaded as the workers here are on strike. “We […]

Pervez Rasool Calls Anthem Row Disheartening

NEW DELHI: Jammu and Kashmir cricket all-rounder Parvez Rasool on Tuesday defended himself against criticism for chewing gum when the Indian national anthem was played before a Twenty20 International (T20I) cricket match between India and England, saying sports should not be involved in politics. The 28-year-old, who made his T20I debut in Kanpur last month, […]

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