Firing along border stops after nine days: Officials

Firing along border stops after nine days: Officials

Jammu: There was a lull in firing along the International Border ton Thursday after nine days of intense shelling by Pakistani troops that left 11 people dead and 60 others injured. The shelling and firing stopped yesterday afternoon along the IB. “There was no firing and shelling from the Pakistan side today. There is a […]

A Vicious Misnomer

A Vicious Misnomer

While there has been some opposition and resistance to the Jawaharlal Nehru University’s (JNU) proposal to introduce a course on “Islamic terrorism”, questions abound about the very nature of the course and its nomenclature. First, a few general points. No such thing as “Islamic terrorism” exists. The term is a loaded one employed by the […]

Efforts on to ensure uninterrupted power supply: Power min

Efforts on to ensure uninterrupted power supply: Power min

SRINAGAR: The Minister for Power Sunil Sharma has said that the government is committed to augment the power infra by way of ensuring effective implementation of various programmes in transmission and distribution sector so that the Prime Ministers initiative of providing uninterrupted power supply to the people of the state is fulfilled. The Minister was […]

SSA teachers to get salary before Eid: Zulfkar

SSA teachers to get salary before Eid: Zulfkar

SRINAGAR: The government will release salary of teachers of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyaan (SSA) before Eid-ul-Fitr, Minister for School Education, Haj and Auqaf and Tribal Affairs Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali said Thursday. The Minister said a special committee has been formed which will look into the modalities of sorting salary issue of SSA teachers. However, the Minister […]

SSB exam centre changed in Baramulla

SSB exam centre changed in Baramulla

BARAMULLA: According to the Deputy Commissioner Baramulla, the candidates appearing in the SSB examination scheduled on May 27 who were earlier allotted centre in the SSM Engineering College Parihaspora are informed that their centre has been shifted to SRM Welkin Higher Secondary School Sopore. Similarly, the exam centre at Govt Higher Secondary School Palhallan Baramulla […]

Indian forces using rape and sexual exploitation as a weapon of war: Geelani

Indian forces using rape and sexual exploitation as a weapon of war: Geelani

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman, Syed Ali Geelani on Thursday strongly condemned the “continuous sexual assault and molestation” of innocent girls by the Indian armed forces. Referring to the recent incident of sexual assault in one of the prominent Hotel in Srinagar, wherein Major Gogoi was arrested red handed with a minor girl, Geelani said […]

Ramdan guides us to fight temptation: Mirwaiz

Ramdan guides us to fight temptation: Mirwaiz

Srinagar: All Parties Hurriyat Conference chairman and the patron of MutahidaMajlis-e-Ulema (MMU) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Thursday termed the fasting month of Ramadan full of blessings and a great opportunity for the believers to get closer to Almighty Allah and to seek his forgiveness. Mirwaiz said that the month teaches believers Taqwa and guides us […]

Plus Two Lecturers Association felicitates MoS Shakti Parihar for assuming charge of edudept

Srinagar: A high level delegation of All J& K Plus Two PSC Lecturers Association felicitated Minister of State for Education Shakti Parihar at civil Secretariat Srinagar on Thursday. The delegation greeted minister for assuming the charge of education department as MOS .The delegation discussed the whole education scenario with the minister and bring forward the […]

Muslim League condemns nocturnal raids and arrest spree of youth in Srinagar areas

Srinagar: Muslim League on Thursday strongly condemned nocturnal raids and the arrestspree of youth in Downtown Srinagar. In a statement spokesman SaadSalfi said that forces and police in their joint operation arrested several youth in ZainaKadal, ZaindaarMohalla,QarfaliMohalla and other parts of Downtown areas in Srinagar. Spokesman while lamenting state authorities and police for their highhandedness, […]

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