Familiar scenes of shutdown, restrictions across Kashmir

Familiar scenes of shutdown, restrictions across Kashmir

ITIFAQ LONE SRINAGAR: A complete shutdown was observed in Kashmir valley on Thursday in response to the call given by the Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) to protest the killing of a civilian and two local militants by government forces in Fateh Kadal area of Srinagar. Government forces installed barricades on roads in several Srinagar areas […]

KU researchers not getting enough pay, leaving projects midway

KU researchers not getting enough pay, leaving projects midway

Irshad Khan Srinagar: Researchers at Kashmir University (KU) are leaving projects midway due to meagre salary or not getting the salary that is their due. The university has now asked the funding agencies, which include the University Grants Commission (UGC), to hike the salary component at par with what is due to NET-qualified researchers and […]

IGP says sorry for assault on journalists

IGP says sorry for assault on journalists

Srinagar: After the Kashmir Editors Guild (KEG) and Kashmir Journalist Association (KJA) condemned the manhandling of journalists by government forces near the gunfight site in Fateh Kadal area of Srinagar, Kashmir Inspector General of Police (IGP) SP Pani extended “unconditional apologies” to the journalist fraternity and assured action in the case. “Without going into the […]

Zero progress on DSEK’s special boarding schools, identified land said insufficient

Zero progress on DSEK’s special boarding schools, identified land said insufficient

IRSHAD KHAN SRINAGAR: Even as land was identified months ago for special boarding schools proposed by the School Education Department, with one projected in each district, the department has taken no further step for setting up the institutions, while officials say that the identified land was “insufficient” for the schools. Conceived on the pattern of […]

TRC cricket ground in dismal neglect

TRC cricket ground in dismal neglect

ITIFAQ LONE SRINAGAR: With no caretakers, grounds men, proper fencing, water drainage, seating arrangement or watchmen, the cricket ground here at Tourist Reception Centre (TRC) in the heart of city has been virtually abandoned by its concerned authority, the Jammu and Kashmir State Sports Council (JKSSC). While the Government of India has introduced the Khelo […]

Hajin residents protest against defunct transformer

Hajin residents protest against defunct transformer

HAJIN: Residents of Syed Mohallah (B) Hajin area of Bandipora district are up in arms against power development department for failing to restore the electricity in the area. The resident mostly women’s took to streets and blocked the Hajin –Srinagar road and disrupted the traffic moment. The resident alleged that that their transformer had developed […]

Two legal literacy clubs inaugurated in Bandipora

Two legal literacy clubs inaugurated in Bandipora

SUMBAL: The Legal Services Authority of Sumbal Munsif Court inaugurated two separate Legal Literacy Club’s, on Wednesday at government secondary school for girls in Hajin and Secondary school at Asham in Bandipora district. The aim of this scheme was to aware the students legally in different matters. The present scheme is an initiative to provide […]

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