Despite turmoil, our girls making us proud: Mehbooba

Despite turmoil, our girls making us proud: Mehbooba

Srinagar: People’s Democratic Party (PDP) president, Mehbooba Mufti, on Tuesday said Kashmiri women suffer heavily due to conflict even as she expressed satisfaction over the progress made by girls in the education sector. “Women suffer heavily due to conflicts. In our state they have underwent enormous tragedies where mothers have to bid farewell to the […]

6 injured in protest over garbage dumping at Achin

6 injured in protest over garbage dumping at Achin

SRINAGAR: At least six persons including officials of the Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) were injured on Monday when residents of Achin, Saedpora, here attacked the garbage-laden vehicles that were on way to the dumping site. The people took to streets and blocked the road leading to the site for the third consecutive day. Police and […]

BOPEE scam: Court rejects Enforcement Directorate’s plea for committal of Mushtaq Peer case

BOPEE scam: Court rejects Enforcement Directorate’s plea for committal of Mushtaq Peer case

SRINAGAR: A court here has dismissed a petition by Enforcement Directorate seeking committal of case regarding Common Entrance Test (CET) 2012 scam allegedly engineered by former chairman of the Board of Professional Entrance Examination (BOPEE) Mushtaq Ahmad Peer. The petition was filed by assistant director of Enforcement, Indian Finance ministry, before Special Judge Anti-Corruption Kashmir […]

Follow SOP in ensuring clean drinking water to people: Ganai to PHE

Follow SOP in ensuring clean drinking water to people: Ganai to PHE

SRINAGAR: Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ganai on Monday directed Public Health Engineering (PHE) Department to follow Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) in ensuring supply of clean and safe drinking water to people. On his whirlwind tour to central Kashmir’s Budgam district and summer capital Srinagar, Ganai also visited Sukhnag Water Supply Treatment Plant and Doodhganga Water […]

CUK holds awareness programme on Udaan

CUK holds awareness programme on Udaan

SRINAGAR: The department of Information Technology, Central University of Kashmir (CUK) in association with Rooman Technologies on Monday organised an awareness programme for its students about Udaan scheme at Sonwar academic block. Coordinator of the Department, Prof A M Wani, Rooman Technologies, Project Manager J&K, Aquib Zahoor and faculty members of the department were also […]

JKLF remembers Farooq Ahmad Dhobi

SRINAGAR: Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) on Monday organised a meeting in Sopore to pay tributes to a prominent pro-freedom person, Farooq Ahmad Dhobi. According to a statement issued here, JKLF central, zonal and district level leaders and activists participated in the meet. On the occasion, JKLF vice-chairman, Master Sheikh Muhammad Afzal said, “Farooq Ahmad […]

Muslim League condemns PSA on youths

SRINAGAR: Muslim League Jammu Kashmir on Sunday condemned the slapping of PSA on two youths, Umar Mushtaq and Ghulam Nabi Mir of Langate who were shifted to Kot Bhalwal jail and 8th PSA on Zubair Ahmad Turray of Shopian. In a statement issued here, a League spokesman said, “India, through such measures, neither succeeded in […]

Prof Ganai delivers lecture at Punjabi University

SRINAGAR: M Y Ganai, a professor at Kashmir University’s history department delivered a lecture at Punjabi University, Patiala on the occasion of 48th session of Punjab History Conference. Prof Ganai, as per statement issued here, spoke about different voices of British Punjab that championed the cause of Kashmiris by providing moral, material and intellectual support […]