President’s Rule Imposed

SRINAGAR — After completion of six months of Governor’s rule in Jammu and Kashmir Wednesday, the state came under President’s rule paving the way for the union cabinet to take all policy decisions related to the state.  It will be for the first time since October 9, 1996, when the Farooq Abdullah-led National Conference took […]

Infamous Contractual !

Due to the changing circumstances, organizations around the world are experiencing an increased level of economic strain and the academic organizations are no exception. These organizations also employ diverse strategies that would assist in their growth practices with the minimum financial output. One of these strategies is fixed-term employment, which refers to the appointment of […]

The Dormant OIC

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) was conceived pursuant to an Islamic Summit in Rabat, Morocco. Israeli aggressions in Palestine specifically the arson of Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem was raison d’être of this conference. It is the largest organisation of Muslim countries and second biggest inter-governmental organisation in the world albeit only in terms of […]

Revolving Afghanistan !

Pakistan has helped in the dialogue between the Taliban and the US in Abu Dhabi, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said in a tweet on Tuesday. He expressed hope that “this leads to peace and ends almost three decades of suffering of the brave Afghan people”. Khan also assured that “Pakistan will be doing everything […]

Deputy Mayor Trashes Criticism, Says Hospitals His Domain

SRINAGAR — Dismissing the criticism by a section of doctors and traders that he was overstepping his domain by cheking healthcare facilities in the city hospitals, Deputy Mayor, Shiekh Imran Wednesday said Srinagar Muncipality was the licencing authority of the hospitals and health centres and he was only performing his duty. Imran had earlier given a dressing down […]

Governor Administration Mismanaging SKIMS: NC

SRINAGAR — National Conference on Wednesday expressed dismay over the slack attitude of the in­cumbent administration in man­aging the Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), Sou­ra. In a statement party’s addi­tional provincial spokesperson Sara Hayat Shah said that the re­cent news “about the closure of Kashmir’s only PET scan facility at SKIMS is yet another […]

Govt Forms Panel On Health Insurance Scheme

JAMMU — Governor’s Administration today ordered constitution of an official panel for devising a proper mechanism for Health Insurance Scheme for the employees. According to an order issued by the General Administration Department (GAD), the committee shall be headed by the Administrative Secretary, Health and Medical Education Department. The members of the Committee include Administrative […]

Army Should Have Used Water Cannons In Pulwama: Farooq 

SRINAGAR — National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah on Wednesday said that the Army should have used water cannons or tear gas instead of bullets in Pulwama, leading to civilian casualties last week. The former three-time chief minister and member parliament also asked Army and police not to repeat Pulwama like incidents and also expressed hope […]

Mirwaiz Condemns Asiya’s Solitary Confinement

SRINAGAR — Hurriyat (M) Confer­ence chairman, Umar Farooq, on Wednesday condemned the “ill-treatment and solitary con­finement” of Dukhtaran-e-Milat chief, Asiya Andrabi, and her two other associates at Tihar Jail. “Strongly condemn the ill-treatment &solitary confine­ment of Asiya Andrabiji &her two associates at Tihar Jail, leadership &youth day in and out are being subject to coer­cive &arbitrary […]

SHRC Seeks Report On Houses Damaged In Encounters

SRINAGAR — The division bench of State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) comprising Dilshad Shaheen and Abdul Hameed Mir asked the Chief Secretary to file a compliance report on the number of houses which were damaged during encounters between militants and government forces this year so far. The notice has also been issued to State home secretary, […]

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