U-17 World Cup match ticket to cost less than Rs 100

U-17 World Cup match ticket to cost less than Rs 100

Kolkata: Watching a match during the Under-17 FIFA World Cup, first ever in India, would cost the fans less than Rs 100, the Tournament Director said Thursday. “It would be economical and definitely less than going to a movie, definitely less than watching other leagues. The idea is, you can watch a World Cup match […]

Geelani urges writers to use Kashmiri language to ‘glorify resistance’

Geelani urges writers to use Kashmiri language to ‘glorify resistance’

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani on Wednesday said that Kashmiri language has been perpetually ignored by the rulers that resulted into its lagging behind. In a statement Geelani said that importance of Arabic, Urdu, and Persian can’t be ignored and any kind of ignorance or negligence towards these languages can prove disastrous […]

Women skip ECG test at SMHS for lack of female technicians

Women skip ECG test at SMHS for lack of female technicians

By Sumiya Shah SRINAGAR: Lack of female technicians in Electrocardiogram (ECG) section of the SMHS hospital in Srinagar is forcing many female patients to skip the diagnostic test at the hospital. Most women take offence to male technicians undertaking the ECG, and many of them opt for private diagnostic centre where female technicians are available. […]

Govt orders prosecution against 9 officials involved in graft

Govt orders prosecution against 9 officials involved in graft

Srinagar: The state government on Wednesday issued orders of sanctioning prosecution in respect of nine public servants involved in different corruption cases. The officials include  Habibullah Mir, the then assistant executive engineer, PHE sub-division Anantnag, Mohammad Shafi Teli, the then junior engineer, PHE sub-division Anantnag, Subash Chander, the then village level worker (VLW) posted in […]

49 Budgam teachers suspended for abstaining training

49 Budgam teachers suspended for abstaining training

By ISHFAQ RESHI BUDGAM: As many as 49 schoolteachers have been suspended on Wednesday in central Kashmir’s Budgam district for remaining absent in a training programme for teachers organised by Ministry of human resource development (HRD) under SSA flagship. The suspension orders were issued by Chief Education Officer (CEO) Budgam Inderjeet Sharma. “They (teachers) were […]

Sopore: Police district with no traffic police

Sopore: Police district with no traffic police

Sopore: The apple town, Sopore, may have gained the moniker ‘Chota London’ for being a busy commercial hub, but the authorities haven’t deemed the town worthy of a traffic regulating unit so far.  Despite being a separate police district, Sopore lacks a traffic police unit. In the absence of traffic police, chaos is ruling the […]

JKLF protests ‘judicial unfairness’ with Kashmiri prisoners

JKLF protests ‘judicial unfairness’ with Kashmiri prisoners

Srinagar: Jammu Kashmir liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik on Wednesday expressed dismay over the condition of inmates languishing in various jails and police stations. Describing the treatment meted out to the detained persons as “double standards and judicial unfairness with Kashmiri inmates”, Malik said Kashmiri prisoners especially people awarded with lifers and those […]

Rulers played role to protect guilty: Hurriyat (M) on Kunan Poshpora

Rulers played role to protect guilty: Hurriyat (M) on Kunan Poshpora

SRINAGAR: On the 26th anniversary of Kunan Poshpora mass rape incident, Hurriyat Conference (M) has urged the international human rights bodies and world community to raise their voice against the “darkest chapter” in the contemporary history of Kashmir. In a statement issued here, a spokesman of the conglomerate termed the failure of punishing the guilty […]

Dubious company sealed but hoardings galore

Dubious company sealed but hoardings galore

SRINAGAR: The hoardings of a shady job providing company continue to remain on display on the Baramulla – Srinagar highway despite people highlighting the dubious claims of the company. The company known as Vista Group had advertised jobs in various services in Srinagar and abroad with front page ads in the leading dailies during October […]