Photojournalists barred from covering protests at Habba Kadal

SRINAGAR: The police on Friday barred media persons including photojournalists from performing their professional duties in Habba Kadal area of old Srinagar, on the pretext that presence of media persons instigates protests. Kashmir Press Photographers Association (KPPA) members said that the station house officer (SHO) of Kralkhud police station and his cops did not allow […]

Kashmir University, BOSE postpone examinations

Kashmir University, BOSE postpone examinations

Srinagar: University of Kashmir and Jammu and Kashmir State Board of School Education (JKBOSE) have postponed all the examinations scheduled to be held on April 16, 2016, Saturday, in view of strike call against the killing of a teen in army firing earlier today. Fresh dates for the deferred examinations will be notified separately, said […]

JKPCC chief vacates govt accommodation in Srinagar

JKPCC chief vacates govt accommodation in Srinagar

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Congress chief Gulam Ahmed Mir on Thursday vacated the accommodation allotted to him during the previous PDP-BJP dispensation after a notice was issued to him by the Mehbooba Mufti goverment. “Mir has vacated the government accommodation allotted to him by the previous government of Mufti Mohmmad Sayeed, a day before the […]

JKLF (R) condemns Bita Karate’s arrest

JKLF (R) condemns Bita Karate’s arrest

SRINAGAR: Police on Wednesday night arrested JKLF (R) chairman Farooq Ahmad Dar alias Bita Karate from his Saderbal, Hazratbal residence, a party spokesman said. In a statement issued here, JKLF (R) patron, Barrister Abdul Majid Trambu condemned the arrest of Farooq Ahmad Dar and demanded his immediate release. He also lashed out at the state […]

Freedom Party condemns arrest of its workers

SRINAGAR: Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) on Thursday condemned the arrest of its senior member Sheikh Zameer and other party workers. In a statement issued here, a DFP spokesperson said government on one hand is “hell bent upon massacring the innocent civilians and on other side has started a crackdown on the resistance leaders”. He also […]

Asiea visits LD Hospital

SRINAGAR: Minister of State for Health and Medical Education, Asiea Naqash Thursday visited Lal Ded (LD) hospital to review the facilities being provided to patients there. She reiterated the State Government’s resolve to provide better healthcare facilities to the people. She said Government is committed to upgrade facilities in all hospitals so that common people […]

Govt wakes up to Dal encroachments, dirty city

Govt wakes up to Dal encroachments, dirty city

SRINAGAR: Minister of State for Housing and Urban Development, Social Welfare, Health and Medical Education, Asiea Naqash Wednesday asked officials of Lakes and Waterways Development Authority (LAWDA) to gear up for the encroachment drives. Chairing a meeting of officers of Housing Board in Srinagar, Asiea said that it was high time to launch a campaign […]