Forces Have Been Deployed To Create 90’s Like Situation: Geelani

Srinagar: : Expressing solidarity with the families of Bomay Sopore and Begum Bagh Kakpora, Syed Ali Geelani said that the role of police and their track record in past times has always been doubtful in such incidents. Till now not a single culprit was brought to book and it is as such an attempt to […]

Bar Demands Arrest Of Army Personnel

Srinagar: The J&K High Court Bar Association has demanded the arrest of army men involved in the beating of a family in the Bomai area of Sopore, in northern Kashmir. Taking a strong exception to the atrocity the Bar Association  strongly condemned the manhandling of four female members including an MBBS student by the Pazalpora-based […]

Court Extends Judicial Remand Of Masarat Alam

Baramulla: A Baramulla court on Wednesday extended the judicial remand of incarcerated pro-freedom leader Masarat Alam Bhat again. Reports said that the remand has been extended up to May 15, 2017. The Hurriyat leader has been lodged in district jail in Baramulla for nearly two years now. During the last seven years Masarat has been […]

Kashmiri Students In Dehradun Allege ‘Loot’ By Consultants

Anantnag:-The Kashmiri students studying in various colleges in Dehradun Uttrakhand have alleged that they are forced to pay extra fee for completing their semesters. Talking to Kashmir Observer one of the student studying in Dehradun alleged that the college authorities forced him to pay extra fee. “College authorities told me to pay the extra fee […]

Even Children Become Casualty Of Enmity

New Delhi: Taking a tough stand against Pakistan in the wake of the beheading of two Indian soldiers from across the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, India has sent back a delegation of students from Pakistan. Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Gopal Baglay said an NGO had invited a group of 47 […]

SMC Relocates Street Vendors, Frees Civil Lines

SRINAGAR: – The Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) on Wednesday relocated almost two thousand street vendors to the SRTC yard and Khalsa market in a bid to decongest the uptown. Commuters were facing hardships due to frequent traffic jams in the commercial hub of the city. Traffic snarls were mostly due to the occupation of footpaths […]

Centuries old chinar trees axed in city

Srinagar:-  The Srinagar district administration has come under severe criticism for allowing the felling of Chinar’s to pave way for the construction of a flyover. The trees were felled by Economic Reconstruction Agency (ERA) on Tuesday near Tourist Reception Centre (TRC). ERA officials said that the chopping of trees was unavoidable. People from different walks […]

SHRC directs Govt to pay 5 lakh compensation to Safakadal firing victim

Srinagar:-The State Human Rights Commission on Wednesday directed the state government to pay rupees 5 lakh compensation to a firing victim of Srinagar. Aijaz Ahmad Sodagar son of Noor Mohammad Sodagar of Safa Kadal, Nalbandpora Srinagar had lost both his legs due to cross firing at Shamswari in 1994. Sodagar filed a petition last year […]

CUK’S DCJ observes press freedom day

Srinagar: Department of Convergent Journalism (DCJ), Central University of Kashmir (CUK) Wednesday observed World Press Freedom Day by holding an interaction session involving students and faculty of the department on varied themes related to the occasion. The participants shared their thoughts on issues confronting journalism as an institution in a lively discussion. Coordinator, DCJ, Mr. Asif […]

CAPD employees stage protest in support of their demands

Srinagar: Jammu Kashmir Fair Price Employees from Consumer and Public Distribution Department Wednesday staged a protest in support of their multiple demands at Press Enclave Srinagar. The protesting employees raised anti-government and anti-CAPD Minister slogans. They alleged that CAPD Minister Chowdary Zulifkar Ali is the ‘biggest hurdle’ in implementing the cabinet order which will pave […]

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