CUK’s capacity dev prog for outsource employees concludes

CUK’s capacity dev prog for outsource employees concludes

Srinagar: A capacity development programme organised by the Central University of Kashmir (CUK) in collaboration with Sahayata Security Services for the outsource employees concluded here today. The programme started on 10th of July. Addressing the outsource staff, Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Mehraj ud Din Mir asked them to utilize the knowledge and learning from the programme in […]

Statistics Act will further disempower state: KCSDS

Statistics Act will further disempower state: KCSDS

‘Will educate people about implications of this Act’ SRINAGAR: Kashmir Centre for Social and Development Studies (KCSDS) has strongly condemned the application of The Collection of Statistics Act, 2008 to J&K saying this is “in utter disregard” to the state legislature and provisions of Article 370. In a statement, a spokesperson of KCSDS said, “Coming […]

Religious organisations warn govt against continuous lockdown of Jamia Masjid

Religious organisations warn govt against continuous lockdown of Jamia Masjid

SRINAGAR: Imams and molvis of various religious organisations and masajids (mosques) of Kashmir discussed the continuous closure of Jamia Masjid, barring of Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq from leading Friday prayers and imposing strict curbs in downtown areas on Fridays. In a day-long deliberation over a series of issues, in which besides Ulema, a […]

Last time J&K govt archived records? Not since 1985

Last time J&K govt archived records? Not since 1985

SRINAGAR: Contrary to all record-keeping practice, it has been 30 years since the Jammu and Kashmir government has archived a single government document, apart from transfer orders. Director, Archives, Archaeology and Museums, Mohammad Shafi Zahid told Kashmir Reader that no government department has sent any document, be it policy, decision or anything else, since 1985 […]

Contractual lecturers demand regularization, abolishing screening test

Contractual lecturers demand regularization, abolishing screening test

SRINAGAR: Members of All Jammu and Kashmir higher secondary contractual lecturers on Wednesday held a protest demonstration demanding regularisation of their services and withdrawing the screening test. Javid Ahmad Bhat, a lecturer at Drobgam higher secondary school while talking to Kashmir Reader accused the state government of “ruining their careers” by modifying the 1998 academic […]

DAK organizes medical camp for journalists

DAK organizes medical camp for journalists

Srinagar: Doctors Association Kashmir under the presidentship of Dr G M Mir Wednesday organized a health cum screening camp for media fraternity at Mir Complex, Nowgam. A statement issued by DAK said that the camp was organized as the media fraternity was overburdened and hardly get any time for their own health problems. Journalists from […]

Delhi’s vilification campaign aimed at debasing pro-freedom leaders: DFP

Delhi’s vilification campaign aimed at debasing pro-freedom leaders: DFP

SRINAGAR: Vice President of Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) and former APHC convener Mehmood Ahmed Saghar on Wednesday strongly denounced the “illegal” detention of party chairman Shabir Ahmad Shah and other resistance leaders. Shah was arrested Tuesday evening and was taken to New Delhi on Wednesday in connection with a 12-year-old case. In a statement, Sagahr […]

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