Lone Teacher Goes On Long Leave, School Shut

Langate: A Primary School that was made functional under Sarwa Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) in 2013 in North Kashmir is shut from past 10 days as the lone teacher at the school has gone on a long leave. Under SSA, a Primary School was set up in a newly constructed building at Munwar Shah Hajan area […]

Posters Of Militants Appear In Shopian

Shopian: Police on Friday reportedly pasted posters of three militants allegedly involved in abduction and killings of Army officer Umar Fayaz. The posters appeared in some parts of South Kashmir’s Shopian district. Police claimed that these three militants were involved in the abduction and killing of Ummer Fayaz in Herman village of Shopian district. They […]

Mainstream Parties Have Lost Credibility: Hurriyat

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference on Friday disclosed that ICDS workers, SPO’s and agencies sponsored NGO’s have been asked to attend public meetings being organized by PDP. Blaming PDP led administration for their deceit, Hurriyat said they stand exposed and are desperate to show its worth by compelling class forth workers to attend these public gathering. It […]

Pulwama Traders Call for 2-day Shutdown

Srinagar: Complete shutdown was observed Friday by traders in Pulwama town against what the traders said “vandalism and high handedness” by forces on Thursday in the market. All the shops and business units were closed and public transport was off the roads. However, thin movement of private cars was witnessed in the town. Colleges, schools […]

Observe Strike On May 21: Mirwaiz

Srinagar: Paying rich tributes to Shaheed-e-Millat Mirwaiz Mohammad Farooq and martyrs of Hawals on the occasion of their upcoming 27th martyrdom anniversary, and Shaheed Hurrriyat Khwaja Abdul Ghani Lone, the Hurriyat Conference (M) Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq said it is incumbent upon us to show complete commitment and resolve towards the mission of the martyrs […]

Zakir Threatens to ‘Behead’ Hurriyat Leaders

Srinagar: A video slideshow in which Hizbul Mujahideen militant commander Zakir Rashid alias Zakir Musa is purportedly speaking about establishing an Islamic caliphate in Kashmir and threatening Hurriyat leadership with beheadings is making rounds on social media. In the 5.40-minute long clip the speaker claims that struggle in Kashmir was not a political but an “Islamic […]

Hold yatra on Uttarakhand pattern: Shah

Srinagar: Terming the government statements regarding the Amarnath Yatra as politically motivated, the incarcerated chairman of Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) Shabir Ahmad Shah on Friday said the people of Jammu Kashmir have since centuries upheld the tradition of communal brotherhood by taking every step to ensure the smooth conduction of Yatra. “But some elements are […]

IUST celebrates int’l nurses day

Awantipora: With an aim to highlight the role of nurses in society, a day-long International Nurses Day was celebrated at Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) on Friday. The day was dedicated to Florence Nightingale—the founder of modern nursing—for her pioneering contribution towards the profession. The event was organised by Alamdar Memorial College of […]

Kiosks, book shops, art gallery to turn flyover into living vibrant space

SRINAGAR: Minister for Public Works Naeem Akhtar today called for utilizing the space available under the under-construction Jehangir Chowk-Rambagh flyover in a way that it will add aesthetics, social and commercial value to the city. The Minister was speaking at a meeting called to explore ideas for developing the space under the 2.5 km flyover […]

Andrabi pitches for direct Hajj flights from Srinagar  

NEW DELHI: Minister of State for Hajj and Auqaf Syed Farooq Ahmad Andrabi has called upon the Government of India to start direct Hajj flights from Srinagar. He also pitched for additional 1400 seats from the special Hajj quota for J&K. The issue was raised by the Minister during the annual Hajj Conference in New […]

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