UP buisnessman goes missing from Kashmir’s Shopain

UP buisnessman goes missing from Kashmir’s Shopain

Srinagar: A 21-year-old businessman from Uttar Pradesh is missing from south Kashmir’s Shopian from November 19, his family told  Kashmir Reader. It was also confirmed by Police. According to a senior police officer, room-mate of Danish Haroon Qureshi, 21, of Sikanderabad UP has filed his missing report at Police Station Shopian on November 22. “He […]

KVIB recruitment scam: 9 months on, inquiry still incomplete

KVIB recruitment scam: 9 months on, inquiry still incomplete

SRINAGAR: The high-level probe into the dubious selection process at Khadi Village and Industries Board (KVIB) is yet to complete even as nine months have passed since it was ordered by the then government. The inquiry was ordered by the former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on February 25 following the controversy over the selection of […]

Without proper heating, hospital stays in Sgr turn terrible for patients, attendants

Without proper heating, hospital stays in Sgr turn terrible for patients, attendants

SRINAGAR: Hundreds of patients are facing a terrible experience in associated hospitals of Government Medical College (GMC), Srinagar, as the authorities have failed to provide the wards with non-stop heating arrangement in the winter’s bone-chilling cold. According to patients and attendants, the central heating system usually remains shut during night hours in all the tertiary-care […]

55% of juveniles in conflict with law are ‘stone-pelters’

55% of juveniles in conflict with law are ‘stone-pelters’

Srinagar: Nearly 900 children sent to Kashmir’s lone Juvenile Observation Home since 2011 were accused in “stone-pelting” cases. They constitute above 55 percent of the total number of juveniles who stayed in the home in the past eight years. According to officials, the Observation Home at Harwan received nearly 1,626 kids between September 23, 2011, […]

Juveniles in conflict with law star at Children’s Day event

Juveniles in conflict with law star at Children’s Day event

Srinagar: Dozens of juveniles in conflict with law on Wednesday participated in a unique Children’s Day event here. Boys of different age groups and backgrounds presented their creative talent and skills to the audience at Kashmir’s lone Observation Home for juveniles at Harwan. The day began with craft and fun activities, including role plays which […]