Govt ready to deal with any weather eventuality: Div Com

Govt ready to deal with any weather eventuality: Div Com

SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan on Monday said that divisional administration is fully prepared and ready to deal any kind of weather eventuality. The Divisional Commissioner made these remarks while addressing the media persons here at a function organised by JKSHRC. He said that after receiving weather advisory from Indian Meteorological Centre, Rambagh […]

Kashmir shuts on Human Rights Day

Kashmir shuts on Human Rights Day

SRINAGAR: On Human Rights Day, Kashmir observed a complete shutdown on Monday on the call issued by the Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) against “grave human rights abuses” in the Valley by government forces. The leadership had also called for observing the day as ‘Black Day’. JRL in a statement had urged the international human rights […]

Panchayat Polls-2018: Final phase to witness polling at 452 stations

Panchayat Polls-2018: Final phase to witness polling at 452 stations

SRINAGAR: Voting for 9th and final phase of Panchayat Polls-2018 will be held on Tuesday at 452 polling stations in Kashmir division. The timing for polling is from 8 am to 2 pm. According to the Chief Electoral Officer, J&K, 346 polling stations have been categorised as hypersensitive in this phase. He said 430 candidates […]

JRL for shutdown in poll bound areas

JRL for shutdown in poll bound areas

SRINAGAR: The joint resistance leadership (JRL) comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik has asked people to observe a complete protest shutdown in the areas going to Panchayat polls on Tuesday. The areas going to polls on Tuesday include Natnussa, Drugmulla, Magam, Banakoot, Tujjar Sharief, Hardaboora, Tangmarg, Wakura, Chadoora, Pakherpora, Kakapora, […]

Lack of Diagnostic Facilities

Lack of Diagnostic Facilities

Apparently, the GB Pant hospital turns away hundreds of children every day due to unavailability of reagents and equipment, and those who get the tests done outside are being rejected by doctors due to risk of inaccuracy. This is as alarming as can be. Newborns and very young children are a vulnerable group who need […]

GoI releases Rs 900 cr under PMDP to Health & Medical Education Dept

GoI releases Rs 900 cr under PMDP to Health & Medical Education Dept

NEW DELHI: The Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India (GoI) has released in full the allocation of Rs 900 crore under PMDP for up-gradation of healthcare infrastructure in J&K. Welcoming the release of funds, Principal Secretary Health & Medical Education, Atal Dulloo said 145 ongoing and new health projects in the State […]

Schools found operating during winter vacations to face action: DSEK

Schools found operating during winter vacations to face action: DSEK

SRINAGAR: Warning the private schools found operating during winter vacations of losing recognition, the Director School Education Kashmir (DSEK) Dr G N Itoo has said the department has received many complaints from the parents about the violation of government order. Taking strong notice of the issue, Dr Itoo said the department is identifying such schools […]

Human Rights Day: JRL writes to UN chief seeking inquiry into HR violations in Kashmir

Human Rights Day: JRL writes to UN chief seeking inquiry into HR violations in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: In connection with the Human Rights Day on Monday, the joint resistance leadership (JRL) comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik has written a letter to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres highlighting the “grave HR situation” in Kashmir. JRL according to a statement issued here urged Guterres to establish a […]

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