Inter-College Judo Tournament Concludes At KU

Inter-College Judo Tournament Concludes At KU

SRINAGAR —  The Annual Inter College Judo tournament (men/women) 2019 concluded here at University of Kashmir on Saturday. During the tournament various competitions were held in 8 weight categories for both boys and girls. The event witnessed a huge participation particularly from female judokas. In men’s category overall winner trophy was clinched by Gandhi College Srinagar […]

Time To Address ‘Alienation’ in Kashmir

In one word, the conflict in the Kashmir Valley is all about “alienation”. Whether this sense of locally-perceived “alienation” is justified or not is unfortunately the preoccupying debate that has become the fount of all subsequent actions and reactions, as opposed to addressing the core cause itself — the overwhelming sense of local alienation.  The […]

Dr Parvaiz Shah Appointed GMC Principal

Srinagar: The Governor administration on Saturday appointed Dr Parvaiz Ahmad Shah, a renowned neurologist, as incharge principal Government Medical College, Srinagar, after retirement of Dr Kaiser Ahmad. “Consequent upon the retirement on superannuation of Dr. Kaiser Ahmed, Principal, Government Medical College, Srinagar on 30-06-2019 (AN), and in the interest of Administration and patient-care, Dr. Parvaiz Ahmad […]

Dr Pervaiz Shah Appointed GMC Principal

SRINAGAR — The Governor administration on Saturday appointed Dr Parvaiz Ahmad Shah, a renowned neurologist, as incharge principal Government Medical College, Srinagar, after retirement of Dr Kaiser Ahmad. “Consequent upon the retirement on superannuation of Dr. Kaiser Ahmed, Principal, Government Medical College, Srinagar on 30-06-2019 (AN), and in the interest of Administration and patient-care, Dr. Parvaiz […]

Kulgam Blast: Critically Wounded Person Succumbs, Toll 2

SRINAGAR — A person who was injured critically in a mysterious blast when some explosive material went off at Chidder Ban area of Khudwani in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on June 27 succumbed to injuries.  A police officer said that Mohd Abass Bhat son of Abdul Rashid Bhat of Chidder Khudwani breathed his last at […]

Police Officer Killed As Car Plunges Into Gorge In Doda

DODA —  An assistant sub-inspector of Jammu and Kashmir Police was killed on Saturday when his car skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge in Jammu and Kashmir’s Doda district, officials said.  ASI Vikram Singh (45), a resident of Gatha village of Bhaderwah, was posted in Kishtwar police station in the Criminal Investigation Department […]

Prof Awasthi, Dr Imtiyaz Deliver Lectures At CUK

GANDERBAL — Prof. I C Awasthi from the Institute of Human Development, delivered a series of lectures on “Employment Scenario in India” and on research methodology to the students and research scholars of the Central University of Kashmir (CUK) at varsity’s Green campus from 27th to 29th of June. The theme of the first lecture was “Employment […]

Jammu: Anti-Tank Mine Detected Along IB In Samba

JAMMU — An anti-tank mine was detected near the International Border in Ramgarh sector in Jammu and Kashmir’s Samba district, police said Saturday. The anti-tank mine was noticed by some villagers alongside the bank of Basantar river in the Sapwal area Friday, a police official said. He said bomb disposal squad of the Army is […]

Supreme Court To Hear Pleas Against Articles 370, 35A

NEW DELHI — Upon reopening on July 1 after a six-week summer vacation, the Supreme Court will deal with  pleas against Article 370 and Article 35A besides the Ayodhya land dispute, review pleas in Rafale case and the contempt case against Rahul Gandhi for wrongly attributing to the court his “chowkidar chor hai” slogan. The […]

The US: The Bully Who Cried Wolf

There is a famous fable by ancient Greek storyteller Aesop about a shepherd boy who habitually lied for fun. While looking after a flock of sheep near a village, every now and then he would cry “Wolf! Wolf!” to bring the villagers rushing, just to laugh at them and their naivety. One day the wolf […]

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