LCCE organises Karate Championship 

Srinagar: Lake City College of Education (LCCE) Wednesday organised Karate Championship in its college premises, a statement from the organisers said. A large number of players participated in the event. Kashmir Public School, Caset School, Imamia School, Scholars School, Guardian Boarding School, Learning Point School and Iqbal Mission School were the prominent schools that took […]

‘He Was Never Touched Earlier’

Kulgam: It was not the first visit of 22 years old Lieutenant Umar Fayaz to his native village which he used to frequent and was never touched by anyone. Perhaps situation has changed now. If family members are to be believed, Umar used to visit his native village after every two or three months and […]

Dialogue Sans Hurriyat Meaningless: PDP

Srinagar: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed dismay over the repeated utterances of local and national level leaders of coalition ally, the BJP discounting the dialogue with Hurriyat leaders and Pakistan. Party Vice President Mohammad Sartaj Madni said the very idea of closing the doors of reconciliation and understanding on vital political issues undermines the […]

Vohra Steps In, Discusses Student Unrest with VC’s

Srinagar: With student protests showing no signs of abating, Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra has taken upon himself to resolve the issue and is holding series of meetings with the stake holders to find a way out. “Governor N.N. Vohra, deeply disturbed by the series of recent reports on incidents involving students in […]

Lashkar Says, ISIS A Terrorist Group

Srinagar: Lashkar-e-Taiba Wednesday declared ISIS (Daesh) a terrorist organisation funded and supported by US, Israel and India and said its primary aim was to disintegrate Muslims. “The allegation, that we are linked to ISIS is completely baseless. In Jammu and Kashmir, ISIS is a part of RAW’s plot to sabotage the freedom movement. ISIS is […]

HC Notice To JK Govt On Social Media Ban

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has issued notice to the State government on a plea challenging the ban on social networking sites that argues that the archaic Indian Telegraphs Act, 1885, “cannot be used for the exercise of maintaining the public order” in J&K. Hearing two separate petitions filed by Raja Faisal Malik […]

Manmohan, Yadav Discuss Kashmir Conclave

New Delhi Former prime minister Manmohan Singh and senior JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav on Wednesday held talks about holding a national conclave of stakeholders in Kashmir, which is in ferment since the killing of militant commander Burhan Wani last July. Amid the ongoing unrest in the valley, BJP veteran and former union minister Yashwant Sinha, who […]

Farooq, Raja demand political solution to Kashmir

New Delhi: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah and CPI national secretary D Raja Wednesday called for a “political solution” to troubled Kashmir. The two leaders, who held discussions here on the situation in the region, urged the Centre to engage all “stakeholders” from the state in a dialogue to bring peace back to […]

Akhilesh Asks Why Gujarat Produces No Martyrs

Srinagar: Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday stirred controversy with his comment that while soldiers from all states were being killed in Jammu and Kashmir there were no casualties from Gujarat, drawing sharp reaction from political parties. The statement invited sharp reaction from the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) […]

6759 candidates appeared in PET: BOPEE

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir Board of Professional Entrance Examinations (J&K BOPEE) on Wednesday conducted Polytechnic Entrance Test (PET) in various centres at Jammu and Srinagar. In a statement issued today, BOPEE said a total of 8175 candidates had registered for the entrance test, out of which 6759 candidates appeared while 1416 candidates remained absent. BOPEE […]

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