Orphanages make all efforts to bring children a happy Eid

Orphanages make all efforts to bring children a happy Eid

SRINAGAR: While Eid is celebrated all across Kashmir, thousands of young boys and girls will spend the day in orphanages, miles away from their loved ones. To give these children a sense of the togetherness on Eid, a number of non-governmental organizations have been collecting sadkah and zakat from the general public through throughout the […]

Pandits pounce on slain officer’s surname

Pandits pounce on slain officer’s surname

SRINAGAR: Further dehumanising the killing of police officer Mohammad Ayoub Pandith, a twisted narrative was created on social media by some Kashmiri Pandits that the officer was killed because of his surname, which Muslims at the mosque mistook for “Pandit”. “So they mistook him for a Pandit. Surprised to note that Pandit blood still draws […]

First time since Dogra days, Jumat-ul-Vada prayers barred at Jamia Masjid

First time since Dogra days, Jumat-ul-Vada prayers barred at Jamia Masjid

Srinagar: Jumat-ul-Vada prayers on the last Friday of Ramadan were disallowed at Srinagar’s Jamia Masjid on Friday by the government, for the first time since the days of the pre-1947 Dogra regime. The pro-freedom leadership had called for protests against civilian killings after the Jumat-ul-Vida prayers. All roads leading towards the historic mosque were sealed […]

Bizarre order: 60% M Com seats at KU for honours graduates

Bizarre order: 60% M Com seats at KU for honours graduates

SRINAGAR: In a violation of statutory norms, a new notification from Kashmir University has said that 97 percent of post-graduate seats in commerce (MCom) would be reserved, 60 percent of them for students having a BCom Honours degree, and the rest 37 percent for other categories. This leaves just 3 percent seats for commerce graduates […]

Merry day on social media

Merry day on social media

Srinagar: The Valley’s netizens celebrated their favourite team’s emphatic win over arch-rival India by congratulating each other and praising the Pakistani cricket team for its trouncing of India. “Congratulations Kashmir! Enjoy and celebrate. It is Eid tomorrow. It has been over a year you haven’t celebrated. Get out, shout out loud, dance in a trance, […]

SMHS doctors’ strike enters Day 2, no action against cop yet

SMHS doctors’ strike enters Day 2, no action against cop yet

SRINAGAR: The strike call given by doctors of Shri Maharaja Hari Singh (SMHS) Hospital entered the second day on Thursday. The doctors assembled at the lawns of the Government Medical College Srinagar and held a sit-in protest to demand an FIR against and suspension of the Station House Officer (SHO) of Ram Munshi Bagh police […]

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