Workshop held to offer Psychological First Aid to victims

Workshop held to offer Psychological First Aid to victims

SRINAGAR: At a time when victims and their families in Kashmir are grappling with mental and emotional disorders, Help Foundation and Directorate of Health Services Kashmir on Thursday jointly organised the first-ever workshop on Psychological First Aid (PFA) in the Valley. Around 40 individuals from different professions, including advocates, counsellors, journalists, teachers, social workers, and […]

Bar warns police against arrest spree

Bar warns police against arrest spree

SRINAGAR: Kashmir Bar Association on Thursday asked police that by arresting the youngsters and torturing them in police stations “will not achieve you anything”. As per a statement issued here, Bar held an Executive Committee meeting in which the notice was taken that hundreds of people particularly youth have been kept in police stations “illegally, […]

AAC vows to back resistance leadership

SRINAGAR: Jammu Kashmir Awami Action Committee (AAC) on Thursday held a meeting at party’s headquarters, Mirwaiz Manzil Rajouri Kadal, where the participants “resolved to take forward the mission of resistance leadership and organisation and not rest till the ongoing movement reaches its final settlement”. As per a statement issued here, Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman and […]

This camp at SMHS provides food to 5,000 persons daily

This camp at SMHS provides food to 5,000 persons daily

SRINAGAR: For more than a month, youths from Bemina and Qamarwari here have been working around the clock to prepare about 5,000 packets of food daily for the patients and attendants at the SMHS Hospital. Theirs is the only camp—run under the banner of Youth Welfare Committee Bemina—that is also open at night. On July […]

HC seeks revival of defunct SHRC by Sep 5 as government blames present situation for delay

HC seeks revival of defunct SHRC by Sep 5 as government blames present situation for delay

SRINAGAR: A high-level meeting to appoint chairperson and members of the State Human Rights Commission could not be convened due to present security situation, the state government told J&K high court which has now sought the compliance of its directions on reviving the defunct commission by September 5. Government’s additional advocate general M I Dar […]

Malik calls for unity to end oppression

Malik calls for unity to end oppression

Srinagar: “At a time when oppressors are trying hard to break our unity and resolve, we need to shun our petty differences, stand united and resist tyrants with oneness and passion.” This was stated by JKLF chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik in a statement today Paying tributes to Sheikh Abdul Aziz, Malik said he was a […]

Mirwaiz asks people to march towards Martyrs graveyard today

Mirwaiz asks people to march towards Martyrs graveyard today

SRINAGAR: Paying glowing tributes to Shaheed-e-Azeemat, Sheikh Abdul Aziz and all the “martyrs” of 2008 uprising on their eighth anniversary, All Parties Hurriyat Conference (M) Chairperson, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Wednesday said Kashmiris had been fighting for the fulfilment of their basic Right of Self Determination since 1931 and the resistance movement after going through different […]

Present movement to continue until India accepts JK as disputed territory: Aasiyeh

Present movement to continue until India accepts JK as disputed territory: Aasiyeh

Srinagar: Stating that the debates in the Indian parliament and “expressing of concern” over the current situation in the valley by the parliamentarians was nothing but drama, chairperson of Dukhtaran-e-Millat, Syedah Aasiyeh Andrabi, on Wednesday said that the present anti-India movement will continue until India accepts Jammu and Kashmir as a disputed territory. “We have […]

Mehbooba urges Hajj pilgrims to pray for peace

Mehbooba urges Hajj pilgrims to pray for peace

SRINAGAR: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti urged the Hajj pilgrims from Kashmir to pray for peace and prosperity of the state during their pilgrimage to the holy cities. Mehbooba was talking to the Hajj bound pilgrims at Srinagar Airport. Giving a send off to the first batch of Hajj pilgrims, Mehbooba wished them a safe journey […]