Pulwama, Budgam Shut Against Killings

Srinagar—Parts of South and Central Kashmir areas observed a shutdown on Thursday  against the killing of four Jaish militants. Reports said all the shops and business establishments remained shut in Pulwama town while youths clashes with deployed forces at a couple of places including Muran Chowk, Rajpora, Shadimarag, and Drabgam. Four Jaish militants were killed […]

HC Reserves Verdict On Andrabi’s Plea As VC of KU Till 5-Yrs

Srinagar—The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Thursday reserved its verdict on a petition filed by incumbent vice-chancellor Kashmir University, Prof Khurshid Iqbal Andrabi, seeking directions to continue on the post for two more years.   A bench of Justice Dhiraj Singh Thakur reserved the judgment after hearing Andrabi’s counsel Zaffar A Shah and that of […]

Winter Across India To Be Colder Than Last Year: IMD

New Delhi—Winter this year is likely to be colder than last year but warmer than normal across the country, particularly in the northern region, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Thursday. During the period between December, 2017 and February, 2018, warmer than normal maximum and minimum temperatures are likely across the country, the IMD […]

JRL protests against attacks on Kashmiri prisoners in Tihar  

Srinagar—Responding to the call of joint resistance leadership people on Thursday staged a protest sit-in at Nowhatta outside Jamia Masjid, against the “murderous” attacks on Kashmiri prisoners in Delhi’s Tihar and Kathua in Jammu, jails.   Scores of people, in response to the joint call of Hurriyat (G), Hurriyat (M) and Jammu and Kashmir Liberation […]

Restructuring PSUs Only Way Out For Their Revival: Drabu

Jammu—Minister for Finance, Labour & Employment Dr Haseeb Drabu Thursday pitched for immediate restructuring the Public-Sector Undertakings (PSUs) operating in the state to make them better organized as per the present requirements. The Minister said this while reviewing the functioning of various PSUs at a meeting convened, here on Thursday. Minister of State for Transport, […]

‘Rural health centres understaffed, facing dearth of nearly 15,00 doctors’

 Srinagar— Tall claims of the state government to provide the best healthcare facilities to people seem to have fallen flat as several primary health centres (PHCs) and community health centres (CHCs) have failed to serve their purpose. Sources in the health department told KNS that though there is a sanctioned strength nearly 1500 doctors for […]

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