Candidates fail to get admit cards, SSB says can’t help

Candidates fail to get admit cards, SSB says can’t help

Srinagar: Around a dozen candidates from various districts who had applied for the posts of Female Multipurpose Health Worker (FMHW) have not received their admission cards for the examination scheduled on December 21. The candidates who spoke to Kashmir Reader over telephone said that they approached Service Selection Board head-office regarding their issues but were […]

Jammu and Ladakh boast art galleries, Kashmir has none

Jammu and Ladakh boast art galleries, Kashmir has none

SRINAGAR: Despite boasting an Institute of Music and Fine Arts (IMFA), established first as a hobby centre in 1965, Kashmir lacks an art gallery where artists and art students could showcase their work. The absence of an art gallery and lack of other facilities reflect the official indifference the art scene faces in Kashmir. “There […]

Private school & Children welfare body organises national meet in Srinagar

Private school & Children welfare body organises national meet in Srinagar

SRINAGAR: Private Schools and children welfare Association Saturday organised 2nd National council meet at Srinagar The meet discussed present and future strategy of education sector in Kashmir. In the event National president of private education Syed Shameal Ahmad , joint Sectary of private association Education M.Y Wani, Secretary OF Private education M.Cowell and state president […]

Pulwama militant’s parents come to Srinagar to appeal him to return

Pulwama militant’s parents come to Srinagar to appeal him to return

SRINAGAR: The family of a militant from Malangpora village of Pulwama district on Thursday came to Srinagar’s press enclave near Lal Chowk and appealed to their son to return home. Adil Bilal Bhat, 21, had left home to join militant ranks on October 7 last month, they said. According to the family, Adil disappeared from […]

Cherished ‘Khoj-e-Digar’ prayers offered at Khwaja Naqshband sahib’s shrine

Cherished ‘Khoj-e-Digar’ prayers offered at Khwaja Naqshband sahib’s shrine

Srinagar: Thousands of people participated in the special Asr prayers, traditionally known as Khoj-e-Digar, at the Khanqah-i-Naqshbandiya shrine in Khwaja Bazaar in downtown Srinagar on Wednesday. Later, Touba-e-Istegfaar, special prayers of repentance, led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq were offered at the shrine. People from Srinagar and outskirts came out in large numbers despite the bitter […]

Elevator at Lal Ded hospital dysfunctional for 9 months

Elevator at Lal Ded hospital dysfunctional for 9 months

SRINAGAR: The elevator in the largest state-run maternity health facility, Lal Ded hospital—is dysfunctional for the past nine months leaving hundreds of patients and their attendants in trouble. The lack of facility is harsher for the patients who undergo Caesarian sections in the hospital. The expecting women have to take a long flight to stairs […]

CDI students attempt self-immolation, demand affiliation renewal

CDI students attempt self-immolation, demand affiliation renewal

Srinagar: The students of Craft Development Institute (CDI) held protests demanding implementation of the Kashmir University inspection report by the department of handicrafts. The students demanded that the post of director and faculty members must be advertised as per the KU recommendations in accordance with the University Grants Commission guidelines. The students also demanded that […]

SMC lagging far behind on drainage project

SMC lagging far behind on drainage project

SRINAGAR: The Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) is lagging far behind in its work on a storm water drainage system in city localities under Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) scheme. Out of 37,656 meters length of drains to be constructed under the plan by December 2018, the authority has so far completed only […]