Kashmir shuts down against SC stay on Shopian army FIR

Kashmir shuts down against SC stay on Shopian army FIR

SRINAGAR: A complete shutdown was observed in Kashmir on Saturday against the Supreme Court stay on an FIR against army soldiers in the Shopian killing and the killing of Hurriyat activist Mohammad Yousuf Rather alias Yousuf Nadeem. Nadeem, affiliated with the Syed Ali Geelani-led Hurriyat Conference, was killed by unknown gunman in Budgam on February […]

KU Result fiasco: Varsity still grappling to clear mess

KU Result fiasco: Varsity still grappling to clear mess

Srinagar: The University of Kashmir is yet to issue the corrected first semester results of some 7000 under graduate students affected by the recent result faux pas. According to officials the varsity is still struggling to trace the roll numbers and question paper series of a number of students who they said have not filled […]

PSC postpones KAS mains exam partly

PSC postpones KAS mains exam partly

Srinagar: Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission (JKPSC) Wednesday postponed the two papers of Kashmir Administrative Service mains examination (KAS ) that were scheduled on February 15 and 17. According to the official statement of the Commission the examination were postponed in the view of the blockage of Srinagar-Jammu national highway. “It is hereby […]

Included at last moment, KAS aspirants seek postponement of exam

Included at last moment, KAS aspirants seek postponement of exam

Srinagar: The KAS aspirants asked to submit forms for mains examination at the last moment on High Court orders are seeking postponement of the examinations. The High Court last week directed that 429 candidates dropped in the revised list of prelims result be included in for the main examination after which the Public Service Commission […]

Clashes in old city amid shutdown, restrictions

Clashes in old city amid shutdown, restrictions

Srinagar: The 34th death anniversary of Mohammad Maqbool Bhat was observed on Sunday amid a complete shutdown across Kashmir valley. The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) of Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik had called for a Valley-wide shutdown. The government imposed strict restrictions under Section 144 of CrPC in several parts of […]

Newspapers widely used to pack food products despite ban

Newspapers widely used to pack food products despite ban

Srinagar: Despite a ban, newspapers are widely used for packing food products, especially street food in the city. While the polythene bags come under the radar of enforcement agencies on an off, newspapers escape the scrutiny largely, with most vendors even unaware of the hazards and the ban on its use for packing food products. […]

Four years on, govt fails to implement e-assembly project

Four years on, govt fails to implement e-assembly project

Srinagar: As the budget session of Assembly is nearing closure, the government has again failed to implement the e-assembly project which was conceived in the year 2014. Official sources told Kashmir Reader that Minister for Information Technology Imran Raza Ansari had called for a high level meeting of officials of concerned departments some days before […]

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