Batamaloo traders warn of consequences of bus stand shifting

Batamaloo traders warn of consequences of bus stand shifting

SRINAGAR: Hundreds of traders in Batamaloo area have urged upon the authorities to revoke the decision of shifting the General Bus stand from the area in the interest of thousands of commuters and people associated with trading activity in the area. All Traders Joint Coordination Committee, a forum set-up by the Batamaloo traders that a […]

Will resist bifurcation of SKUAST-K tooth and nail: SSTA

Will resist bifurcation of SKUAST-K tooth and nail: SSTA

SRINAGAR: SKUAST Scientists and Teachers Association (SSTA) has pledged to not allow the proposed bifurcation of the varsity at any cost. As per a statement, a general body meeting of SSTA was held here at Nund Reshi Convention Centre, Shalimar, on Thursday with Vice Chancellor, SKUAST-Kashmir in chair. “Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences & Technology […]

Cyst removed from Geelani’s intestines

Cyst removed from Geelani’s intestines

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat Conference Chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani underwent a colonoscopy at SKIMS Soura Saturday, during which a cyst found in his stomach was removed. Geelani had been admitted to the institute few days back, as his heamoglobin value had been reducing over the last six months. A doctor overlooking the medical investigation on the […]

Police seeks help in identifying theft suspects

Police seeks help in identifying theft suspects

SRINAGAR: Police has sought help in identifying suspects in a theft case in Srinagar, apparently caught on CCTV footage. A police handout said that, On August 16, Police Post Chanpora received a complaint from one Irshad Ahmad Bhat, son of Ghulam Nabi Bhat, resident of Usmaniya Colony Bagh-i-Mehtab that in the afternoon some persons barged […]

Wetlands, forests be demarcated immediately: HC

Wetlands, forests be demarcated immediately: HC

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Friday directed state authorities to immediately carry out demarcation of wetlands so that Jhelum and other water bodies can be interconnected to prevent 2014-ike floods. The court passed directions to the commissioner secretary forest to act as the nodal authority between different departments to ensure that demarcation […]

Joint resistance denounces threat to columnist Nadvi

Joint resistance denounces threat to columnist Nadvi

SRINAGAR: The joint resistance leadership on Friday expressed deep concern over the alleged death threats received by a prominent cleric and columnist, Altaf Hussain Nadvi, on social media. In a statement, the leadership comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik termed Nadvi “one of the courageous solider at forefront in (the) […]

‘Geelani a symbol and icon of freedom movement’

‘Geelani a symbol and icon of freedom movement’

SRINAGAR: Senior Hurriyat Conference leaders Ghulam Nabi Sumji, Zamrooda Habib, and Ghulam Ahmad Gulzar on Friday termed the conglomerate’s ailing chairman Syed Ali Geelani as “a symbol and icon of freedom movement” and prayed for his speedy recovery. In a joint statement, the leaders hailed Geelani for his “immaculate and unblemished character and generous services […]