Three juveniles escape from Harwan facility

Three juveniles escape from Harwan facility

Srinagar: Three teenagers accused of murder and involvement in militancy related activities have escaped from the Juvenile Home in Harwan area of Srinagar, following a tiff with fresh inmates on Monday night. The juveniles have fashioned a rope out of quilt covers to escape through a window on the second storey of the Home. A […]

SC to take up J&K’s NEET plea on Thursday

SC to take up J&K’s NEET plea on Thursday

New Delhi/ Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government’s plea seeking exemption from National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) for selection in medical courses was listed Thursday. The state is pleading to exempt the candidates from the state for the national level test. State’s Commissioner Secretary Law Muhammad Ashraf Mir was quoted as saying that the apex […]

Hurriyat (G) spokesman: I think Sehrai would succeed Geelani

Hurriyat (G) spokesman: I think Sehrai would succeed Geelani

SRINAGAR: Syed Ali Geelani was elected lifetime chairman of Hurriyat (G) at a meeting of its Majlis-e-Shoora last year, the highest decision making body of the resistance grouping comprising about two dozen parties. The veteran leader’s health deteriorated in March this year to the extent that who-will-succeed-him talk gained momentum both among the masses and […]

Remembering Kashmir’s lost generation at Saint’s Urs

Remembering Kashmir’s lost generation at Saint’s Urs

Srinagar: A boy looks intently at an expansive collage of pictures inside a tent erected outside the shrine of Batamaloo sahib, a strictly vegetarian saint whose Urs was observed today. The images of the people who have been killed in the resistance since 1973 in Kashmir seem to compete for onlookers’ attention. The boy, Mohsin […]

NEET exemption: J&K invokes Art-370, SC to hear plea today

NEET exemption: J&K invokes Art-370, SC to hear plea today

Srinagar: The state government invoked Article 370, which gives special status to state, before the Supreme Court on Monday to seek exemption from the National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET). In an application, which was entertained by the Supreme Court, the state government has also referred to Article 35-A, which protects the special status, for the […]

Night flights at Srinagar ‘international’ airport may not take off

Night flights at Srinagar ‘international’ airport may not take off

SRINAGAR: The Srinagar International Airport is devoid of several basic facilities, mocking at the status of the lone commercial airport in Srinagar. Curiously, the airport was recently awarded as a world’s second best airport by an international organization of airport operators. The lacunae came to the fore during a meeting between the officers manning the […]