Chess Championship in Kupwara, Shopian from Sep 26

Chess Championship in Kupwara, Shopian from Sep 26

SRINAGAR: The All J&K Chess Association is going to organize District level Chess Championship 2017-2018 in Kupwara and Shopian districts from September 26. A spokesperson of the Association in a statement said that the championship will be held for senior, junior, sub-junior for both boys and girls. “The championship will be held in Kupwara on […]

Two militants arrested: Police

Two militants arrested: Police

Two militants involved in the attack on the SSB party in Banihal belt of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday have been arrested, the police claimed on Friday. Gaznafar and Arif have been arrested in connection with the attack in which one SSB soldier was killed and another injured.

Check harassment by cow vigilantes: Mehbooba to police

Check harassment by cow vigilantes: Mehbooba to police

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Friday directed the police to ensure that people are not harassed during any probe, particularly in the cases related to bovine smuggling or cow vigilantism. The chief minister asked the police to reach out to the people in a more professional way to redress their grievances […]

An Old Chestnut?

An Old Chestnut?

Ram Madhav, the general secretary of the Bhartiya Janata Party(BJP) has stated that New Delhi is open to and ready for a dialogue with every stakeholder in Jammu and Kashmir. On the face of it, this assertion sounds prudent , but as they say, “ the devil lies in the detail(s)”. And, detail is something […]

Islam on Knowledge and Muslims’ Contribution in Past & Present Grim Scenario-I

Islam on Knowledge and Muslims’ Contribution in Past & Present Grim Scenario-I

  Dr Tauseef Ahmad Parray Islamic Concept of Knowledge (‘Ilm): The Noble Qur’an—the Sacred Text of Muslims and the primary source of Islam and its law—is generously dotted with references to learning, knowing, seeking knowledge, education, observation, using reason and so on. The noble Qur’an, in fact, stimulates and inspires, motivates and encourages on studying […]

Despite huge spending swine flu lab defunct: DAK

Despite huge spending swine flu lab defunct: DAK

SRINAGAR: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) led by Dr Nisar ul Hassan Friday alleged that authorities at Government Medical College (GMC), Srinagar have failed to operationalize swine flu testing lab set up at Chest Diseases hospital, Dalgate. At a time, when swine flu cases and deaths have resurfaced in the country in J&K, Dr Hassan said […]

Journalist body condemns doctor’s misbehavior with reporter

Journalist body condemns doctor’s misbehavior with reporter

SRINAGAR: Kashmir Young Journalists Association on Friday condemned the misbehaviourof SMHS doctor with a female journalist. In a statement issued today, the Association took exception to the behaviour of a doctor at SMHS Hospital, who did not allow journalist Rabiya Bashir, who works with The Kashmir Monitor to do her duty. “When I entered Ward […]