CPW workers continue to protest in Srinagar

Srinagar—Contingent paid workers of the education de­partment from all the districts of Kashmir held a protest dem­onstration outside press colony on Saturday. Scores of the workers as­sembled outside press colony demanding to include them in SRO 520 regularisation policy and appealed the Education Minister Altaf Bukhari to fulfil their demands includ­ing regularization. Shouting slogans the […]

Div Com reviews functioning of city hospitals

Srinagar—Divisional Com­missioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan today convened a meeting to review the facilities being provided to the patients and other developmental works in different city hospitals. Principal Government Medi­cal College Srinagar informed the meeting of medical facilities, medicine supply, heating ar­rangements and other services being provided in associated hospitals to the patients besides upgradation […]

DC Srinagar chairs District Taskforce Committee meeting to review action plan

Srinagar— Deputy Com­missioner Srinagar, Dr. Syed Abid Rasheed Shah, Saturday convened a meeting of Dis­trict Taskforce Committee to review the Action Plan for Intensified Pulse Polio Immu­nization Round I 2017-18 to be held on January 28, 2018. The meeting was informed that the total population of 1,87,173 children of age upto 5 years in the […]

Nursing students protest against University callousness

Srinagar—BSC nursing students Saturday staged a Protest at Press Enclave Sri­nagar to demand results of their first year examination. Raising slogans, the students urged the Vice Chancellor of Kashmir University to “inter­vene personally” into the matter. “We are pursuing BSC Nursing course in Govern­ment Medical college through University of Kashmir. We had appeared in first […]

CUK faculty, admin staff accords farewell to Prof. N A Malik

Srinagar—The faculty and administrative staff of the Central University of Kashmir (CUK) accord­ed a warm send off to the Dean School of Languages and Head Department of Urdu, Prof. Nazir A Malik, on attaining the age of su­perannuation. Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Mehraj ud Din Mir, Regis­trar, Prof. M Afzal Zargar, Director Research and De­velopment, Prof. Abdul […]

Governor expresses concern on the growing unemployment of technically qualified youth

Jammu— Arising from a Memorandum presented to Governor N.N. Vohra by the “All J&K Un-employed Agriculture Graduates Association, the Raj Bhavan Spokesperson has informed that Governor has addressed Chief Minister and expressed concern about the growing unemployment of technically qualified youth and urged that the State Government should start exploring all possible avenues, outside the […]

'US considering withholding USD 255 mn aid to Pakistan'

New York—The Trump administration is strongly considering to withhold USD 255 million in aid to Pakistan, reflecting dissatisfaction  with “Islamabad’s inaction against militant networks”, a media report said. The Trump administration’s internal debate over whether to deny Pakistan the money is a test of whether Trump will deliver on his threat to punish Islamabad for […]

2005 Rape-Murder Of 6-Yr-Old in Mehjoor Nagar:Convict Gets 'Hang Till Death'

Srinagar—Ten years after the brutal rape-murder of a minor girl sent shockwaves across the Kashmir Valley, a court in Srinagar on Saturday pronounced a death sentence for the convict, a resident of Mehjoor Nagar, in the crime. In 2005, police had arrested Farooq Ahmed Pinzoo of Mahjoor Nagar for brutal rape and murder of a […]

KAS Examination-2016: J&KPSC Has Created Mess, Says HC

    Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Saturday said that Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission (J&KPSC) has created a mess and public interest has been put at jeopardy in the conduct of Combined Competitive preliminary examination, 2016. A bench of Justice M K Hanjura also directed the J&KPSC to allow the aspirants who […]

Alarmed, Guv For Safety Audit Of Hospitals, Malls

Srinagar—Alarmed by Friday’s devastating fire incident in Mumbai, Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra on Saturday directed the state Chief Secretary to ensure fire safety audit of public places including hospitals, malls and shopping centres. A statement issued in winter capital Jammu said: “Consequent to yesterday’s (Friday) fire incident in Mumbai which resulted in the […]