UN chief paying attention to Kashmir border tension: Spokesperson

United Nations: Secretary General Antonio Guterres is “paying attention” to the tensions between India and Pakistan at the border, but the UN has not received any report of alleged recent ceasefire violations, his spokesperson said. “The Secretary General is paying attention to this issue,” UN Spokesperson Stephane Dujarric told reporters at the daily briefing on […]

Alochi Bagh-Barzulla Bailey bridge opening soon for traffic

SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, today conducted an extensive tour of the Srinagar City to take stock of the ongoing anti-encroachment drive. Accompanied by Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr. Farooq Ahmad Lone, SP Traffic, SP East, officers of R&B, SMC and Fire & Emergency, among other officials, the Div Com inspected Lal Chowk, Regal […]

Workshop on bio-informatics, drug designing begins at SP College

SRINAGAR: A two-day State level workshop on ‘Basic Techniques of Bio-informatics and Drug Designing’ commenced at Sri Pratap College here today. Organized by the Department of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics of the College, the aim of workshop is to introduce participants to an intensive handson training related to bio-informatics tools and their applications in healthcare, agriculture, […]

New Director School Education chairs meeting of officers

SRINAGAR: The newly-appointed Director School Education, Dr. G N Itoo, chaired a meeting of officers of the department here today. All Chief Education Officers of Kashmir, Principals of all the ten District Institutes of Education & Training institutes, Principal State Institute of Education Srinagar and all the staff officers were present in the meeting. During […]

DC Srinagar holds interactive meeting with lumberdars, chowkidars

SRINAGAR: Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr. Farooq Ahmad Lone, today convened an interactive meeting with lumberdars and chowkidars of the district. Additional Deputy Commissioners, Assistant Commissioner, Revenue, and all Tehsildars of Srinagar were also present in the meeting. The DC sought feedback from lumberdars and chowkidars on various issues, including developmental activities, law & order, various […]

Unofficial Orders of ‘Shoot-to-Kill’ in Vogue: NC

SRINAGAR: National Conference on Tuesday said calculated, scripted and controlled expressions of resentment between the PDP and BJP were yet more attempts to fool the people of the State and said that Mehbooba Mufti should listen to the call of her conscience and resign if she has any dignity left. “These scatted, second-rung voices being […]

Kargil students’ protest against ‘out of syllabus’ question paper

Kargil:  Student of BA first Semester from Kargil Division who appeared in Geography paper examination on Tuesday staged protest outside Degree College Kargil what they called ‘out of syllabus’ question paper. The students said that they were ‘shocked’ after they found that the question paper set by Kashmir University is ‘out of syllabus’. Reports said […]

Chief Secretary interacts with HoDs of Kashmir Division

SRINAGAR: Chief Secretary, Mr. B.B.Vyas, Tuesday chaired a meeting of all Heads of Departments (HoDs) of Kashmir Division at Banquet Hall here. Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan, Director SKIMS, Prof. A. G. Ahangar, Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr. Farooq Ahmad Lone, Directors of different Departments, Chief Engineers of various Engineering Wings, besides representatives of National […]

Hurriyat demands release of all detained students

SRINAGAR: Strongly denouncing the use of brute force against students, Hurriyat conference demanded immediate release of all detained students. Lashing at police for their callous approach, Hurriyat said that they are playing with fire and if not stopped it will engulf whole state. “Don’t play with their future”, warned Hurriyat and demanded release of all […]

Kashmiris have rejected Indian supremacy: Shah

Srinagar: Reacting against the cancellation of the Anantnag by-poll, the incarcerated chairman of Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) Shabir Ahmad Shah on Tuesday said the move makes it clear that Kashmiris have rejected the Indian supremacy. In a statement issued to press, Shah said the people of Jammu Kashmir have sent a clear message to India […]