Cabinet sub-committee set up for Ganderbal Hydro project

Cabinet sub-committee set up for Ganderbal Hydro project

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Friday constituted a cabinet sub-committee for the implementation of 93-Megawatt New Ganderbal Hydro-electric project, which is awaiting the official nod for the last two decades. The nearly Rs 1,000 crore project conceived in 1980’s, and approved in 1996, has been delayed allotment by the state governments despite getting […]

From university admissions to Skype conversations, all is unwell without Internet

From university admissions to Skype conversations, all is unwell without Internet

SRINAGAR: The internet blockade ordered by the government is impeding education of students, the growing trade in e-commerce, tourism and the communication among family members who live at a long distance from one another. Kashmir University Dean Academic Affairs Prof Mohammad Ashraf Wani told Kashmir Reader that the blockade has affected the student admission process […]

No finding yet in probe into videos of human rights violations

No finding yet in probe into videos of human rights violations

SRINAGAR: No progress in the investigation of videos showing civilians ruthlessly beaten up by men in uniform has been made in the two weeks since they were uploaded on social networks following the by-poll held in Srinagar parliamentary constituency on April 9. Srinagar-based defence spokesperson Rajesh Kalia told Kashmir Reader that “investigation process has been […]

Doctors protest harassment of Kashmiri students

Doctors protest harassment of Kashmiri students

SRINAGAR: Doctors and medical students on Saturday expressed solidarity with Kashmiri students harassed in different parts of India and organised a sit-in at Government Medical College in Srinagar on Saturday. Over the last week, at least three incidents of harassment of Kashmiri student have been reported from different states. In Haryana, a Kashmir student was […]

Barge gifted to Maharaja by Queen is now a waste bin

Barge gifted to Maharaja by Queen is now a waste bin

SRINAGAR: On ‘world heritage day’, a barge of Kashmiri autocratic ruler Maharaja Ranbir Singh preserved at SPS Museum here was used as dustbin during a heritage conservation event on Tuesday. The barge, locally known as ‘agan boat’ was gifted to Ranbir by the queen Victoria. It had all the accumulated waste of food packets and […]

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