Zakir Quits Hizb, Reiterates Stand

Srinagar: Militant commander Zakir Rashid alias Zakir Musa on Saturday disassociated himself from the militant outfit Hizbul Mujahideen hours after Hizb termed his statement on Hurriyat leaders as “unacceptable”. In an audio message Zakir has said that he stands by his earlier message. “After my last audio message, lot of confusion is being spread in […]

China always supported our stance on Kashmir: Nawaz

BEIJING: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who is leading a high-level delegation to China, met Chinese President Xi Jinping and his counterpart Li Keqiang on Saturday. On the meeting with the Chinese president, PM Sharif said the presence of all the chief ministers [of Pakistan] shows the importance our nation gives to Pak-China ties.  “China is […]

Pregnant woman dies due to ‘medical negligence’ in Anantnag

Anantnag:- A pregnant woman of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district died Friday evening due to the alleged ‘negligence of doctors’ of Maternity and Child Care Hospital (MCCH) Anantnag. Following the death, the family members and other locals of the area Saturday held protests in courtyard of MCCH Hospital against the doctors and management and demanded stern […]

Condemn the killing of Lt Ummer: Army chief to Kashmiris

New Delhi: Army chief General Bipin Rawat has called upon all Kashmiris to condemn the killing of the young Kashmiri Army officer, Lieutenant Ummer Fayaz, who was kidnapped and killed by gunmen in Shopian district on Wednesday. Talking to The Indian Express, Rawat said, “The young officer was a role model for all young Kashmiris. The […]

SP School To Remain Shut Today

Srinagar: The district administration on Friday said that the teaching work at SP Higher Secondary School will remain suspended on Saturday. According to Deputy Commissioner (DC) Srinagar, Farooq Ahmad Lone, the class work in SP Higher Secondary School shall remain suspended on May 13, 2017 (Saturday) as a precautionary measure. The class work at SP […]

LoC firing: Camps set-up for displaced, medical, vet teams on standby’   

RAJOURI: With tension between India and Pakistan on the rise, Minister for Sheep, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries, Abdul Ghani Kohli Friday said that the government has taken all possible measures for the safety of people living along the LoC.   The Minister was speaking at a joint meeting of government functionaries and villagers affected by recent […]

Don’t use Lt Umer’s killing to divert attention from Kashmir: MLA

Handwara: Asking New Delhi to stop using lieutenant Umer Fayaz’s killing to defame and humiliate Kashmiris for defending its absolutely weak argument on Kashmir dispute, AIP supremo and MLA Langate Er. Rasheed has said that so called national media and communal minded pseudo intellectuals have entered into worst dirty character assassination race against Kashmiris. Interacting […]

70 officials caught napping in surprise raid

Rajouri: Nearly 70 field officials and functionaries of various departments were today caught unaware on wrong footing when a senior official called upon their mobile numbers this afternoon posing as a local citizen. Some officials did not respond to many calls made by the officer while majority of officials expressed their unavailability in field citing […]

6 new professional colleges to start functioning this year

SRINAGAR: Minister for Education, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari, Friday stressed the need for imparting technical and professional education on modern lines. The Minister made these remarks at a meeting he chaired to review functioning of higher education scenario in the State. On the occasion, Bukhari also announced that six new colleges— 3 each in Jammu […]

DPC okays promotion of 35 JDI employees

SRINAGAR: The provincial Departmental Promotion Committee (DPC) of the Department of Information and Public Relations for Kashmir, which met here today after a gap of six years, has approved promotion of 35 employees of the office of Joint Director Information Kashmir and various District Information Centres of Kashmir division. The last DPC meeting for the […]

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