Freak Weather Patterns

Freak Weather Patterns

Freak weather patterns have almost become a quotidian aspect of life in Kashmir, and perhaps even across the globe. Be it the intense but disorderly snowfall during winters or the dip in temperature during summer coupled with showers on a daily basis(which might be appreciated by the people but are not normal), these are all […]

Secretary Tourism inspects facilities for yatris at Pahalgam

Secretary Tourism inspects facilities for yatris at Pahalgam

ANANTNAG: Commissioner Secretary Tourism on Sunday visited Chandanwari and Betaab Valley in Pahalgam to take the stock of preparations and facilities put in place for smooth conduct of annual Amarnath Yatra. Director Tourism Kashmir Nisar Ahmad Wani, Deputy Director M&W Zahoor Ahmad, Deputy Director Tourism Sarfaraz Mohammad, CEO Pahalgam Development Authority Dr Nasir Ahmed, Sub […]

‘Back to Village’: Gram Sabhas held, various dev projects inaugurated, public facilities inspected in central Kashmir

‘Back to Village’: Gram Sabhas held, various dev projects inaugurated, public facilities inspected in central Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Continuing with its efforts of reaching out to people at their doorsteps under ‘Back to Village’ programme, the day four of the programme witnessed a massive public participation at various places in central Kashmir where the officials from various departments informed the people about various developmental schemes and initiatives taken by the government. The […]

Head priest Hazratbal shrine G H Banday passes away

Head priest Hazratbal shrine G H Banday passes away

SRINAGAR: Head priest of Dargah Hazratbal shrine, Ghulam Hassan Banday passed away on Sunday after a brief illness. Banday, son of late Nizam-ud-din Banday, was one of the custodians of the holy relic of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) at Dargah Hazratbal shrine. G H Banday displayed holy relic on many important occasions at the Hazratbal shrine. […]

Advisor Ganai condoles demise

Advisor Ganai condoles demise

SRINAGAR: Advisor to Governor and Chairman, J&K Wakf Board, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, has condoled the demise of the head priest of Asar-e-Sharief Hazratbal, Ghulam Hassan Banday who passed away on Sunday. In his condolence message, Ganai paid rich tributes to the deceased. The Chairman Wakf Board expressed his heartfelt sympathies with the bereaved family and […]

Absence of elected govt taking toll on development: Farooq

Absence of elected govt taking toll on development: Farooq

Anantnag: TheNational Conference President Farooq Abdullah on Sunday that there is no such accountability on the ground and the absence of an elected government is taking its toll on the development prospects of the state. According to the statement, he stated this while paying a visit to the shrine of Hazrat Sakhi Zain Ud Din […]

PSAJK concerned over New Education Policy 2016, says it has major flaws

PSAJK concerned over New Education Policy 2016, says it has major flaws

Srinagar: The Private Schools’ Association of Jammu and Kashmir (PSAJK) on Sunday expressed concern over the New Education Policy (NEP) 2016 released by the Ministry of Human Resources and Development (MHRD) recently in the public domain and said that it has major flaws. In a statement, the Association said: Its implementation in will damage decades […]

Accept ground reality, address Kashmir issue: Sehrai to GoI

Srinagar: Tehreek-e-Hurriyat (TeH) chairman Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai on Sunday urged the government of India to accept the ground reality and address the Kashmir issue in accordance with the aspirations of the people of Kashmir. In a statement, he said that “GoI believes that it can resolve the Kashmir dispute by the use of force rather […]

Kashmiris continue to suffer due to lingering dispute: DFP

Srinagar: The Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) on Sunday said that it is the result of the lingering Kashmir dispute that the people face hardships in everyday life. “Due to the lingering Kashmir dispute, Kashmiris are shouldering the coffins of their loved ones every day. The funerals of young boys have become a routine affair in […]

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