Kathua Rape And Murder: Student Protests Turn Violent

Srinagar—Many students were injured in police action as hundreds of others from several colleges and schools walked out on streets in protest across the length and breadth of the Valley, seeking justice for the eight-year-old victim of Kathua rape and murder case. At least twenty persons, mostly students, were injured as protests in south Kashmir’s […]

RS-Pura Girl Subjected To Rape For 22-Days in Jungle,HC Raps State  

Srinagar—The J&K high court has ordered inquiry against the prosecuting officer and an Assistant Sub Inspector of police within four weeks even as it recommended “appropriate action” against a judicial officer for granting bail to woman “who had subjected a girl to submit herself to the sexual lust and desire of three persons raped her […]

Kashmir Erupts Over Kathua Rape And Murder

Srinagar—The campaign for justice for the eight-year-old victim of Kathua rape and murder case is gaining momentum across Kashmir with students and people holding protest marches across the length and breadth of the valley today, giving police a tough time. Students of various educational institutions took out a protest rally on Residency Road here, demanding […]

Cash situation at ATMs improving, says SBI

New Delhi—India’s largest lender SBI said Wednesday that cash availability at its ATMs has increased in the past 24 hours following reports of currency shortages and ATMs running dry from different parts of the country. Several other lenders, including PNB, Canara Bank and Axis Bank claimed that cash shortage at ATMs was limited to select […]

‘Waqaf to equip shrines with modern firefighting gadgetry’

Srinagar: With mysterious fires off and on damaging Kashmir’s revered Sufi shrines, the Muslim Wakf Board has decided to install modern fire fighting machinery in prominent shrines in the valley. One of the officials of Waqaf board told KNS that fire extinguishers were put in place in all shrines keeping in view various security factors […]

Int’l conference on Science, Humanities commences at AS College

Srinagar—A two-day international conference themed ‘Recent development in Science, Humanities and management’ commenced at Amar Singh College here today. The conference, organized by Amar Singh College— the constituent college of Cluster University Srinagar- in collaboration with Conference World, is likely to witness the presentation of 500 research papers. The conference received entries of around 2200 research papers […]

Dir CHTI inaugurates 2-day PCP for CUK admn staff

Srinagar—The two-day Personal Contact Programme (PCP) for the trainees, from the administrative staff of the Central University of Kashmir (CUK) registered for Prabodh, Praveen and Pragya courses respectively, under Hindi Teaching Scheme, began at Nowgam-II administrative cum academic block of the varsity here Tuesday. Central Hindi Training Institute (CHTI) Director, Dr. Jai Prakash Kadam in the presence […]

‘Laws protecting women, children yet to be implemented’

Srinagar—Successive govern­ments over the years have failed to implement several laws protect­ing women and children against sexual harassment. Official sources told KNS that one such law is protection of chil­dren against sexual offences Act, 2012 (POCSO) was enacted by the government of India in 2012. It aims to offer protection to children (individuals below the […]

 PDP has pushed Kashmir into throes of instability: NC

Anantnag—National Con­ference on Tuesday said PDP’s sellout and recurring ideologi­cal U-turns had pushed Kashmir into the throes of instability and turmoil as thousands of young men stood disenchanted and pushed into a corner. Addressing the Party’s South Zone meeting at Anantnag today, Senior National Conference Leader and Party’s South Zone President, Sakina It­too said the […]

One day programme on GATE & IES Examinations held at IUST

Awantipora—A one-day ca­reer counselling session on “Ca­reer Options after completing the degree/course” was held on Tuesday 17th of April 2018 at Is­lamic University of Science and Technology, Awantipora. The programme was organized by the Career Counselling & Place­ment Cell of IUST. The session was chaired by Prof. A. H. Moon, Dean School of Technology. Prof. […]

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