Contaminated water supply puts Shopian on brink of disease outbreak

Contaminated water supply puts Shopian on brink of disease outbreak

Raashid Hassan SHOPIAN: More than a hundred villages in south Kashmir’s Shopian area are drinking untreated water directly supplied from canals and rivulets. The situation has left most of the villages at the brink of outbreak of epidemic as the summer season approaches and the water begins to get murkier. Only a few villages have […]

GHS Gawalta has 4 teachers for 124 students

Baramulla: Government High School (GHS) Gawalta in bordering Uri town has four teachers for 124 students. The school teaches students in 11 classes from KG to class 10th grade. Gwajata is last civilian village of the Uri along the line of control on Srinagar-Muzafarabad national highway. “The department of education upgraded our middle school in […]

Health employees without salaries for 10 months

Health employees without salaries for 10 months

Srinagar: Thousands of employees of health and family welfare department in the state are without salaries for the past ten months. They said that the situation has led their families virtually to the verge of starvation. “We are more than three thousand employees working in the department in different districts of the valley. All of […]

‘If SA is a geopolitical tinderbox, Kashmir region is the match that can cause a regional conflagration’

‘If SA is a geopolitical tinderbox, Kashmir region is the match that can cause a regional conflagration’

Srinagar: A prominent Pakistani newspaper has said that Indian government is deliberately instigating people for a full-scale rebellion in order to justify more violence and possibly even ethnic cleansing. “That is a frightening possibility, one that the outside world simply cannot afford to ignore. If South Asia is a geopolitical tinderbox, the disputed Kashmir region […]

Take stand on repression in Kashmir: Mirwaiz asks Indian civil society

Take stand on repression in Kashmir: Mirwaiz asks Indian civil society

SRINAGAR: Paying tributes to two militants killed in gunfight with government forces at Hayatpora, Chadoora on Saturday evening, the Hurriyat Conference (M) Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Sunday said “the sacrifices offered by our youth in the wake of resisting occupation will not go waste”. In a statement issued here, Mirwaiz, who continues to be […]

Anti-Kashmiri banners: UP Navnirman Sena’s Amit Jani arrested

Anti-Kashmiri banners: UP Navnirman Sena’s Amit Jani arrested

Meerut: Uttar Pradesh Navnirman Sena chief Amit Jani has been arrested in connection with the anti- Kashmiri hoardings that were put up in the city. Partapur police station in-charge Dinesh Sharma said Jani was arrested from the Delhi-Doon highway near Partapur bypass when he was on his way to Dehradun from the capital Saturday night. […]

Weather likely to improve from Wednesday

Weather likely to improve from Wednesday

Srinagar: The weatherman has forecast light rainfall on Monday and Tuesday with improvement from Wednesday after two days of intermittent rainfall and cloudy overcast. Director Meteorological department Sonam Lotus said that a spell of light shower may occur in the evenings of Sunday and Monday. He said weather will improve from April 26 onwards. “No […]

Police, students clash in Sheeri

Police, students clash in Sheeri

Baramulla: Clashes broke out in Sheeri area of Baramulla on Saturday when score of students of Government Higher Secondary School Fatehgarh Narvaw staged anti-India and pro-Azadi protests and marched towards the Srinagar-Muzafarabad road. Witnesses said that as the protesting students reached main market Sheeri, about one kilometer from their school, government forces blocked their path […]

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