5th J&K Women Science Congress concludes at Women’s College

Srinagar—The 5th J&K Women Science Congress-2018 concluded today at Government College for Women, M. A. Road here. Over 150 participants from different disciplines presented their papers during the three-day event. The theme of the Science Congress was ‘Emerging Trends in Science: Role of Women’ and covered around 20 sub-themes from Life Sciences, Physical and Material […]

JKLF remembers Ishfaq Majeed, Shabir Sidiqui, Hazratbal martyrs

Srinagar—“Unity and oneness are keys to success and disunity and confusion detrimental to it,” said the chairman of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Muhammad Yasin Malik while addressing a public gathering at Anchar Soura on Friday. Malik in his speech while remembering “Shaheed-I-Kashmir” Ishfaq Majeed Wani said he the changed history of Jammu Kashmir and led a historical […]

Interlocutor hails Govt move to release Geelani

Srinagar—Welcoming the government move to set sepa­ratist leader Syed Ali Geelani free from house detention, interlocutor Dineshwar Shar­ma, who is in Kashmir Valley Friday said that Jammu Kash­mir Government should allow Geelani and his company to interact freely with people. “Government should allow them to move and express freely. There is nothing wrong if they […]

318 children killed in 15 years in J&K: Report

Srinagar—Jammu Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society (JKCCS) Friday released a report on the im­pact of violence on the children of Jammu and Kashmir titled: “Ter­rorized: Impact of Violence on the Children of Jammu and Kashmir (2018).” The report is the assessment of the violence against children in Jammu and Kashmir in the last fifteen years […]

China offers to sync its BRI with Make-in-India

New Delhi—Beijing has offered to synchronize its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pet programme Make-in-India, to secure New Delhi’s support for the cross-continental connectivity project. Beijing mooted the proposal during Chinese Commerce Minister Zhong Shan’s visit to New Delhi early this week. Zhong conveyed to his counterpart Commerce Minister Suresh […]

Speeding Vehicle Kills Leopard

  Srinagar: A leopard was killed after hit by a speeding vehicle on Thursday night at Rohmoo village of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Official sources told GNS that a man-eater leopard was found dead on Friday morning near the Rohmoo village. The locals soon after spotting the leopard informed the wildlife department about it. A […]

Youth Held For Rumours

Srinagar—A youth was Friday arrested for circulating a rumour on social media that a shopkeeper had joined militant ranks in Ganderbal district of Jammu and Kashmir. According to the police, photograph of Aqib Farooq Mir, a shopkeeper in Beehama area of Ganderbal district, was circulated on social media on Wednesday claimed that he had joined […]

Army Huts Torched

Srinagar—Around half a dozen seasonal huts of the Army were torched by unidentified arsonists along the historic Mughal road in the Kashmir Valley on Friday, police said. “Fire tenders were immediately deployed to douse the flames. A case has been registered and investigations have started,” police sources said. These seasonal huts are occupied by Rashtriya […]

Mehbooba Thanks Sachin

Jammu—Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Friday thanked cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar for sanctioning Rs 40 lakhs for a school in Kupwara district. “Thankful to @sachin_rt for using his MPLAD (MP Local Area Development) funds for the construction of a school building in Kashmir. Even off the field, he continues to inspire us all”, Mehbooba tweeted. […]

SC Shocked At Over 600 Per Cent Overcrowding In Jails

New Delhi—Prisoners “cannot be kept in jail like animals”, a shocked Supreme Court said after it was informed that many of the over 1,300 prisons across the country were overcrowded, even to the extent of more than 600 per cent. “What’s the point in talking about prison reforms when we cannot keep them in jail. […]