Class Work Suspended: NIT Non-teaching Staff Holds Protest

Srinagar: Class work at the National Institute of Technology (NIT), Srinagar was completely disrupted after non-teaching staff went on a flash strike Thursday and staged a sit in outside Director’s office. The non-teaching staff even snapped the power supply and locked the doors of library and laboratory while some teaching staff members even refused to […]

Troika issues Friday protest call 

Srinagar: ‘Resistance Troika’ has called for peaceful protests in Kashmir on friday against the “inhuman act” of an army officer tying a man to a jeep as a human shield against stone-pelters and then honouring him. Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik — issued a joint statement here today calling for […]

Pvt. Schools association seek to abolish Board exams for 8th standard

Srinagar:-Representatives of National Independent Schools Alliance (NISA), a congregation of unaided budget private schools (BPS) of India on Monday said the rules and regulations for education in Jammu and Kashmir are different from rest of the states of India. “We thought rules for education would be relaxed and same as rest of the country but […]

‘Shia Community Part & Parcel of Kashmir Struggle’

Srinagar: A citizens delegation led by veteran Congress leader Mani Shankar Ayyar Thursday visited Budgam and called on Agha Syed Hassan, prominent Shia leader of the Hurriyat Conference. According to reports,  Aga Syed Hasan castigated Indian media and so called intellectuals for double speak and and fabrications about Shia community of Kashmir. Delegation under the […]

CB presents charge-sheet against 7 accused

SRINAGAR,: The Crime Branch Kashmir has presented charge-sheet against seven accused persons before the Court of Judge Small Causes,  Srinagar in case FIR No: 82 of 2005 U/S 467, 468, 471, 419, 420,  120-B RPC. The accused include Abdul Ahad Pandith, Abdul Hameed Gazi, Bushan Lal Matoo, Muhammad Shafi Bhat, Shabir Ahmad Bhat, Abdul Majeed […]

Re-orient DIPR with Fast-changing Media Scenario

SRINAGAR: Stressing the need to bring professionalism in the functioning of the Department of Information & Public Relations (DIPR), Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumers and Public Relations (FCS&CA) and Information, Choudhary Zulfkar Ali today said the Department needs to gear-up its men and machinery to effectively highlight the developmental and welfare initiatives undertaken […]

Water, electricity, toilet facilities to be provided to all schools: Govt

SRINAGAR: Minister for Education, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari, today chaired a meeting here to review the status of providing drinking water, electricity and toilet facility to the educational institutions in the State. He said all the educational institutions will be provided with these basic facilities in a phased manner. During, the meeting, the threadbare deliberations […]

Dr. Farooq chairs meeting of party MLA’s

Srinagar: National Conference president and MP, Dr. Farooq Abdullah on Thursday chaired a meeting of party legislators in Srinagar. The party president discussed the current political situation in the State and also sought inputs from senior leaders and party legislators on key issues and challenges confronting the State and its people. Meanwhile, provincial president of […]

Fraudulent Building Permission: CB presents charge-sheet against 2 accused

SRINAGAR: Crime Branch Kashmir presented charge sheet before the Court of Chief Judicial Magistrate Srinagar against two accused persons   The case was registered at P/S Crime Branch Kashmir in April last year on a written complaint lodged by one Mst Jameela.   Case under FIR No: 22 of 2016 U/S 420, 468, 471, 120-B […]

Primary healthcare, education areas of prime focus for Govt: Tassaduq

SRINAGAR – Stating that improvement in primary healthcare and education sectors are areas of prime focus for the government, Coordinator, Chief Minister’s Grievance Cell, Tassaduq Hussain Mufti today urged the officials to maintain utmost levels of sanitation in the establishments to provide patients and students with sanitary healing, studying environment. Tassaduq Mufti said this during […]