Army ‘Crackdown’ Sparks Protest by Women

Kulgam: Army on Tuesday resorted to aerial firing to disperse scores of women who were protesting against the alleged thrashing of some civilians during an early morning crackdown in Okay village of Kulgam in South Kashmir. Locals said that army launched a crackdown in the village at 6 am and asked all males, aged above […]

Student Protests, Clashes Continue

Srinagar: The student protests are refusing to die down in the Valley as hundreds of students in Srinagar, Pattan, Hajin and Pulwama took to streets and staged pro-Azadi protests on Tuesday. Police intervention led to clashes at several places. Students from MP Higher secondary School and Gandhi Memorial College Srinagar boycotted their classwork and staged […]

RSS to Hold First Ever Annual Meet in J&K

Srinagar: Amid the unrest in Kashmir, the RSS will hold its annual review meeting for the first time in Jammu in July, looking to send out a message to separatiststhat the valley is an integral part of the country. Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat, BJP president Amit Shah and leaders from VHP will […]

Hurriyat Protests PSA Against Asiya

Srinagar: Terming as state terrorism the imprisonment of Aasiya Andrabi and her aide Sofi Fahmeeda, resistance leaders in a joint statement Tuesday condemned government for slapping her with PSA and shifting her to Kotbhalwal jail. They also called for peaceful protest on Friday May 19 after Friday prayers. Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq & […]

3 Educational Institutions Shut Again

 SRINAGAR: According to the district administrations of Budgam and Srinagar, the class work in Government Degree College Magam, Boys Higher Secondary School Magam and SP Higher Secondary School Srinagar shall remain suspended on May 17, 2017 (Wednesday) as a precautionary measure.

DC Kulgam Suspends 40 employees

KULGAM:  The Deputy Commissioner Kulgam, Showkat Aijaz Bhat, today conducted surprise inspection of various Government Offices in the district during which he suspended 40 government employees for remaining unauthorized absent from their duties. The unauthorized absent employees were put under suspension with immediate effect. The suspended employees include the employees of BDO office, Tehsil office, […]

PDP Leader to Head Cultural Academy

Srinagar: Chief Minister, who is also President, J&K Academy of Art, Culture and Languages Tuesday accorded approval to nomination of Zafar Iqbal Manhas, PDP MLC as the Vice President of the Academy. This was disclosed by Secretary, JKAACL, Dr. Aziz Hajini, who stated that nomination of the former Secretary has been made by the President […]

Govt constitutes Committee to look into JAKFED affairs

SRINAGAR: The Government today constitutes a managing committee for affairs of Jammu & Kashmir Cooperative Supply & Marketing Federation Limited (JAKFED). An order to this effect was issued Secretary Cooperative Department here. Accordingly, Minister for Cooperatives and Ladakh Affairs shall be the chairperson of the Committee, while as Minister of State for Cooperatives, Forest, Environment & […]

Horticulture backbone of JK’s economy, needs transformation: Bukhari

SRINAGAR:  Minister for Horticulture, Syed Basharat Ahmed Bukhari, today stressed the need of revamping and revitalizing the horticulture sector as it forms the backbone of the State’s economy.    The Minister was speaking at a high-level meeting he convened regarding Celebration of 2017 as ‘Apple Year’ as announced by the Chief Minister on the occasion of […]

Ton-up Sajad stars in Ali Lions’ massive victory

SRINAGAR: Waseem Ahmad blasted a 50-ball 72 as Zooming Stars beat Sheikh Ul Alam by a close margin of three runs in their Aga Syed Mehdi Memorial T-20 Cricket Tournament fixture played at Budgam Sports Stadium on Tuesday. Batting first Zooming Stars amassed a score of 191 for the loss of eight wickets in their […]