Ramp up pressure on India in international forum: Kasuri

Ramp up pressure on India in international forum: Kasuri

SRINAGAR: Former foreign minister of Pakistan, Khurshid Mehmood Kasuri, on Thursday stressed the need to ramp up pressure against India in order to resolve the Kashmir issue. A report carried by Pakistan-based Dawn newspaper said that Kasuri, while speaking to DawnNews programme News Wise, was of the opinion that India’s agreement to conduct dialogue with […]

Dr Natarajan returning to Kashmir for pellet victims

Dr Natarajan returning to Kashmir for pellet victims

SRINAGAR: Borderless World Foundation-Jammu, Kashmir & Ladakh (BWF-JKL) said on Friday that renowned Retinal Surgeon Dr S Natarajan and his team will be again available at the SMHS Hospital from August 22 for six days to help the pellet victims. “In this regard, all the pellet victims are informed to report at 8:00 am sharp […]

Restore telecommunication: Kashmiri students in Dhaka appeal

Restore telecommunication: Kashmiri students in Dhaka appeal

SRINAGAR: Kashmiri students steadying in International Medical College at Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Friday appealed the government to restore phone services in Kashmir so that they could contact their families. “With humble and paramount regards, I would like to drive the attention of the authorities…towards the fact that we the students here in Dhaka are pretty […]

Tourist arrivals dip, many film shoots move to HP, other places

Tourist arrivals dip, many film shoots move to HP, other places

SRINAGAR: Secretary Tourism, Farooq Ahmed Shah today convened a meeting to review the progress of Tourism Department here this afternoon. The meeting was attended by Director Tourism, Kashmir, Mehmood Ahmed Shah, Deputy Director Tourism Publicity, Deputy Director Registration and Deputy Director Enforcement. The meeting was informed that Tourism industry in Jammu and Kashmir which was […]

Public, private sector undertakings incur massive financial losses: I&C Dept

Public, private sector undertakings incur massive financial losses: I&C Dept

SRINAGAR: The Industries and Commerce Department today said the public and private sector undertakings have suffered massive revenue and production losses because of the ongoing unrest in Kashmir. At a review meeting chaired here today by the Commissioner Secretary, Industries and Commerce, Mr Shailendra Kumar it was informed that the unrest is taking a heavy […]

College staff asked to report for exam duties

College staff asked to report for exam duties

STATE’S NEW ATTEMPTED COUNTER TO UPRISING? SRINAGAR: Principal Women’s College M A Road, Srinagar and Principal Kashmir Government Polytechnic, Goghibagh, Srinagar have requested the teaching and non-teaching staff of the respective institutions to report for their duties immediately for conduct of various examinations to safeguard the future of the students. —Information Department

Admissions in polytechnics affected because of unrest: Technical Education Dept

Admissions in polytechnics affected because of unrest: Technical Education Dept

SRINAGAR: The Technical Education Department today said that the admission for new batches of Polytechnics could not be completed in Kashmir division because of the prevailing unrest. It said with the result the seats that could have remained vacant after completion of provisional admission shall remain unutilized resulting in loss of resources. STATE’S NEW ATTEMPTED […]

Khrew, Aripanthan killings bleed hearts, deepen wounds: Mirwaiz

SRINAGAR: Chairman Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Friday condemned the disallowing of congregational prayers at Jamia Masjid Srinagar for the sixth consecutive week. Citing the Aripanthan killings, the Mirwaiz said GOI has decided to “continue and harden its fascist approach to deal with the people of Kashmir and their resentment.” “Equally gruesome and […]

Khrew incident a tip of the ice berg: JKLF

SRINAGAR: The JKLF said on Friday that “hooliganism” by Indian army at Khrew is actually a tip of the iceberg as “Indian forces for last 43 days have been terrorising people of Kashmir through this kind of state-sponsored terrorism”. “After killing an innocent educationist in cold blood at Shaar Khrew ordering a so-called inquiry is […]

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