Pro-freedom groups call for strike today

Pro-freedom groups call for strike today

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (G) and Hurriyat Conference (M), JKLF and Dukhtaran-e-Millat have called for a shutdown on Monday against the killings in Pulwama. Bar Association and other pro-freedom groups have supported the strike call. In a statement, JKLF said while the “trigger-happy Indian terrorist forces” killed the duo, the international community “was maintaining its criminal […]

IUST postpones Monday interviews

Srinagar: The Islamic University of Science & Technology Interviews for the post of Contractual Assistant Professor for academic session 2016 in Civil Engineering and Computer Science & Engineering scheduled on Monday (15-02-2016) has been postponed. The new dates will be notified separately. The candidates have been advised to remain in touch with university Website

U-19 WC: Windies beat India to win first ever title

MIRPUR: The Indian under-19 cricket team’s quest for an unprecedented fourth World Cup title ended in disaster today as the West Indies out-witted the Rahul Dravid-coached side by five wickets in a tense summit clash to clinch the coveted trophy for the first time since its inception. Put in to bat by the Caribbeans on […]

JKSSB examination to be held under video surveillance

Srinagar: The forthcoming SSB examinations in Kashmir will be conducted under video surveillance following complaints of large-scale cheating in an exam conducted by the Board in December last year. “The scheduled Service Selection Board (SSB) examinations would be held under complete video-cum-security surveillance to ensure the process is carried out in a fair and transparent […]

Disappointed at India’s reaction to F-16 deal with US: Pak

Islamabad: Pakistan on Sunday said it is “surprised and disappointed” at India’s reaction over the US’ decision to sell eight F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan, arguing that India is “the largest importer” of defence equipment and its arsenal stock is “much larger”. Pakistan reiterated the Obama Administration’s justification that the acquisition would enhance the country’s […]

Home Minister blames Hafiz Sayeed for JNU protests

Srinagar: Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said the protests at Jawaharlal Nehru University had the support of Lashkar-e-Toiba founder chief Hafiz Mohammad Saeed. “It’s unfortunate that the JNU incident has been backed by Lashkar chief Hafiz Saeed. Nation must also accept the reality that incident that took place in JNU, has been supported […]