Teachers volunteered for night duty, says MoS

Teachers volunteered for night duty, says MoS

JAMMU: The upper house legislators of the opposition National Conference (NC) and Congress on Thursday staged a walkout from over the “failure” of the government in providing the real facts on the teacher’s status and responsibility for the safety of schools they work in. They said the concerned minister did not offer satisfactory answer to […]

Drabu presents tech-savvy Budget

Drabu presents tech-savvy Budget

Jammu: Finance minister Haseeb Drabu presented his third Budget on Wednesday, introducing it as “a computerised budgeting system known as ‘Budget Estimation, Allocation and Monitoring System (BEAMS)’.” “As soon as the budget is released, the departments can allocate funds to their field officers through this system,” he said. “The overall technological revolution in banking and […]

Mufti had role in eroding JK autonomy: NC MLA

Mufti had role in eroding JK autonomy: NC MLA

Jammu: Former chief minister and PDP patron late Mufti Muhammad Sayeed was responsible for eroding the autonomy of J&K and the massacres carried out by government forces in the early 90s, National Conference legislator from Budgam Aga Ruhula said. Speaking in the assembly during a discussion on the governor’s address, Aga said, “Chief minister Mehbooba […]

Uprising dominates legislature on day 1

Uprising dominates legislature on day 1

Jammu: Opposition’s protest against the killing of as many as 100 protesters during the uprising triggered in July by the killing of Hizb commander Burhan Wani and several repressive measures taken by the government to put down the revolt, dominated the first day of the Budget Session of the assembly on Monday. The pandemonium created […]

Two killed in accident at Vesu Qazigund

QAZIGUND: A mother son duo was killed after the bike they were traveling on was hit by a truck at Vesu Qazigund. The two have been identified as Azad Ahmad Ganie and Kurshi Begum hailing from BK Pors harnu Shopian police said. According to locals the truck bearing number JK02-AQ 7387 was heading to Srinagar […]

Army to launch action in south Kashmir in ‘real earnest’

Army to launch action in south Kashmir in ‘real earnest’

Srinagar: The Indian Army chief on Friday hinted at launching a massive crackdown in south Kashmir where public protests since the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani have paralysed the government’s writ. Sources said that the operation, which will include search operations and raids, would be launched in “real earnest”. The decision to actively […]

2 photojournalists targeted with pellets

2 photojournalists targeted with pellets

SRINAGAR: A day after government forces assaulted several photojournalists at Batamaloo, two photojournalists — Muzamil Mattoo working with Kashmir Reader and Zuhaib Maqbool who works for an online portal — were hit by pellets while covering a protest in Rainawari area of old city. Muzamil has suffered pellet injuries in head, back and arm, while […]

Two-wheeler sales zoom in ongoing uprising

Two-wheeler sales zoom in ongoing uprising

SRINAGAR: The two-wheeler market is booming amid all the booming guns in Kashmir. Dealers of scooters and bikes say that customer are coming in large numbers to ride home on new two-wheelers. While most trading activity in Kashmir is sliding down, bike dealers say they have achieved good sales, but most of them without the […]

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