DAK pins hopes on newly appointed Principal GMC

SRINAGAR:  Welcoming the appointment of Dr. Samia Rashid as Principal Government Medical College (GMC) Srinagar, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today hoped that she will revive the pristine glory of GMC which is in complete shambles.      President DAK Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a statement said that we are hopeful that newly appointed Principal will revamp […]

‘No Talks’, Madhav Reiterates

New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national general secretary Ram Madhav on Saturday said the Centre wouldn’t hold talks with separatists who, according to him,  use Kashmiris as ‘guinea pigs. “The separatists have only one motto: One dead body a day, so that they can play sentimental politics over the dead bodies. The security forces […]

‘Mainstream’ Pitches For Talks With Hurriyat

Srinagar: With India’s Apex Court putting onus on Kashmir students to end violence and Union government saying a categoric no to talks with the separatist leadership, there has been unanimous denunciation of BJP led union government’s hardline approach towards Kashmir. Stating that the talks with separatists were imperative to resolve the Kashmir crisis, almost all […]

‘Kashmir Facing Worst Form of State Terror’

Srinagar: Terming the bloodshed being carried out against the Kashmiris by government forces as a policy allegedly based on political vendetta, the joint resistance leadership, comprising of Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik Saturday said that the people of Kashmir were facing the worst form of state sponsored terrorism. The resistance […]

Pak Mum Over Indian Tycoon Meeting Sharif

Islamabad: The Pakistan Foreign Office has refused to comment on the hush-hush visit of Indian steel magnate Sajjan Jindal to Murree to meet Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz, amid speculation that it was a move to revive the stalled dialogue process between the two countries. The visit of Jindal, said to […]

Mobile Internet Restored After 2 Weeks

Srinagar: Mobile internet services were today restored after remaining suspended for two weeks in view of upward spiral in student protests in Kashmir against use of military crackdown on Pulwama Degree College on April 15.  However, social media sites, including Facebook, Whatsapp and twitter remained blocked as per directions of the state government. The state […]

Riot Police Thrash Students, Staff of City Polytechnic

Srinagar: Police burst teargas shells to disperse polytechnic college students, who were protesting against alleged use of disproportionate force on them and professors here this afternoon. The college staffers alleged that security forces and some students entered into a verbal altercation outside the premises of the technical institute in Gogji Bagh here this afternoon where […]

Class Work in 2 Key Govt Schools Suspended Again

Srinagar: Class work in two Higher Secondary Schools in Srinagar was suspended again on Saturday in view of the student protests in this summer capital during the last about two weeks.  Officials had announced last night that the class work in SP Higher Secondary School and MP Higher Secondary School will remain suspended as a […]

Pahalgam, Upper Reaches Receive Fresh Snowfall

Srinagar: The upper reaches in Kashmir Valley, including health resorts of Pahalgam and Sonmarg, received fresh snowfall since Saturday afternoon, resulting in considerable dip in the maximum temperature across the region.  A Met department spokesperson said that weather will remain wet during the next six days in Kashmir valley under the influence of a Western […]

Weather To Remain Wet For Next 6 Days

Srinagar: Kashmir valley, including summer capital, Srinagar, received rain since early this morning, resulting in dip in the day temperature though mercury witnessed some improvement during the night due to overcast skies. A Met department spokesperson told UNI that light to moderate rain or thundershowers will occur at most places during the next 24 hours […]