Shutdown restricted to Friday

Shutdown restricted to Friday

SRINAGAR: Srinagar: The resistance camp on Saturday announced the fresh protest calendar restricting the shutdown to Fridays alone. The businessmen have been asked to stage protest demonstrations for an hour on Saturdays. According to a press release, the resistance camp has declared “protest programme for the right to self-determination for the period between January 16 […]

Protest at airport road: One year on, engineering student’s ‘killers’ untraced

Protest at airport road: One year on, engineering student’s ‘killers’ untraced

SRINAGAR: A group of residents on Saturday staged protest demonstration in uptown Srinagar on the first anniversary of a youngster who was killed in mysterious circumstances along the railway tracks in Peerbagh area of city outskirts. The protesters who included the parents of the slain 19-year-old engineering student Owais Bashir Malik accused the police of […]

CUK launches digitised online assessment

CUK launches digitised online assessment

SRINAGAR: The Central University of Kashmir (CUK) under the leadership of its Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Mehraj ud Din Mir has, for the first time, launched ‘Digitized Online Assessment’ (DOA) of its students. The DOA has been started on pilot basis in two Departments of the University- Education and Information Technology. In the Department of Education, the […]

Mirwaiz grieved over Desh Raj Sharma’s demise, pays tribute

Mirwaiz grieved over Desh Raj Sharma’s demise, pays tribute

SRINAGAR: Chairman Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Saturday expressed grief and sorrow over the demise of amalgam’s provincial president for Jammu and Udhampur Desh Raj Sharma due to cardiac arrest in Mumbai. The deceased also headed the Awami Action Committee district Jammu Udhampur. In a statement issued here, Mirwaiz termed Sharma’s death as […]

Road Safety Week: RTO holds blood donation camp

Road Safety Week: RTO holds blood donation camp

SRINAGAR: In addition to general awareness regarding road safety, a blood donation camp was organized by Regional Transport Officer, Kashmir here on Saturday as a part of ongoing 28th Road Safety Week. The camp was held at Parimpora Srinagar with the support of CMO Srinagar, JLNM Hospital, We Volunteers, Noora Hospital and Alhabib Foundation. According […]

Hajj Committee office to remain open on Jan 15

Hajj Committee office to remain open on Jan 15

SRINAGAR: Office of the State Hajj Committee, Srinagar shall remain open on January 15(Sunday) inspite of holiday, Executive Officer of the State Hajj Committee said on Saturday. He said that intending Hajj pilgrims of Srinagar district and reserved category A and B pilgrims of Kashmir Division can approach the office for receipt of Hajj application […]

Functioning of ICDS reviewed

SRINAGAR: State Mission Director ICDS, Talat Pervaiz, on Saturday convened a meeting to review the functioning and implementation of various projects and schemes of Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) mission. Deputy Director ICDS (K), District Programme Officers, Child Development Project Officers and District Social Welfare officers of Kashmir Division attended the meeting. The meeting discussed […]

Div Com inspects Batamaloo General Bus Stand

Div Com inspects Batamaloo General Bus Stand

SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan Saturday inspected General Bus Stand Batamaloo to take stock the Bus stand. Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr Farooq Ahmad Lone who is also holding the charge of Commissioner SMC, SSP Srinagar, SSP traffic and other concerned officers accompanied the Div com during the visit. On the occasion, the Div […]

Shops, bank building perish in Court Road blaze

Shops, bank building perish in Court Road blaze

SRINAGAR: At least 12 shops and a commercial building housing two banks and a post office were gutted in a massive fire that erupted near Court Road in Lal Chowk area of capital Srinagar on Friday night. Witnesses said the fire erupted at around 2 am from the first floor of a building where the […]