Article 370 and the (Kashmiri) Cycle of Life

Kashmir’s mainstream politicians, especially those belonging to parties trashed in the recent parliamentary elections, must be full of gratitude to the BJP for having thrown a possible life line in their direction. The novitiate BJP parliamentarian from the state has indeed handed over a parachute to the NC and by extension the Congress as well […]

SKIMS censures 20 nurses for dereliction of duties, ‘spares influential doctors’

SHABIR AHMAD SRINAGAR: The authorities at Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) have censured 20 nurses and served showcause notices to them for alleged dereliction of duties. “The nurses were found absent from their counters during inspection by the administrative officer. It’s a serious dereliction of duty. So they were censured and served showcause notices,” […]

Defend Re-Settlement Act

While rulers in Jammu and Kashmir appear to be showing interest in the debate on Article 370, a vital issue remains unaddressed. The state government is under a legal and moral obligation to contest the petition Bhim Singh has filed in the Supreme Court on the Re-settlement Act.  The state government takes no pains to […]

Mirwaiz announces rally at Municipal Park on AAC’s golden jubilee

Mirwaiz announces rally at Municipal Park on AAC’s golden jubilee

Srinagar: Announcing that his Awami Action Committee (AAC) would kick start its 50th foundation day celebrations from Municipal Park Srinagar from June 20, the Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Friday urged people, especially youth, to make the yearlong program a success. Addressing a Friday congregation at the historic Jamia Masjid here, Mirwaiz […]

JKLF’s Supreme Council holds first meeting

SRINAGAR: “The history of JKLF is adorned with sacrifices, martyrdoms, bravery and continued struggle for freedom of Jammu Kashmir. We reiterate our pledge that all our efforts and energies will remain vested for the cause of freedom and independence of our motherland.” This was stated by the JKLF’s supreme leader Amanullah Khan and chairman Mohammad […]

Shopian shuts on ‘double rape and murder’ anniversary

Shabir Ahmad Anantnag: Normal life was disrupted in south Kashmir’s Shopian town due to a strike called by Hurriyat Conference(G) chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani on the fifth anniversary of Shopian ‘double rape and murder case.’ Shops, business establishments and petrol pumps in the town, 52 kms from here, were closed while public transport was […]

GMC’s SPM deptt holds medical camps at Hazratbal

Srinagar: Two medical first-aid camps were held round the clock at Dargah Hazratbal during Shab-e-Meraj Urs festival by the department of Social and Preventive Medicine (SPM), Government Medical College, Srinagar in collaboration with its Block Medical Officer, Hazratbal. During the urs days scores of patients were treated. 24×7 ambulance services including critical-care ambulance was made […]

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