IUST students protest fee hike

Srinagar: Demanding revision of the fee structure, the students of Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) on Monday staged protests here alleging ‘loot by the authorities’. A group of IUST students appeared at Press Colony and staged demonstrations against the varsity administration. They alleged that the varsity was forcing them to pay a fee […]

Bilateral talks with India, new formula or covert meetings vis-à-vis Kashmir issue is treachery: HCJK

Srinagar: A high level meeting of Hurriyat Conference Jammu Kashmir (HCJK) was held Monday under the president ship of senior leader of the amalgam Shabir Ahmad Shah. The meeting was attended among others by National Front Chairman, Nayeem Ahmad Khan, Muslim League Chairman, Mushtaq-ul-Islam, JKLF (R) Chairman, Farooq Ahmad Dar, Islamic Political Party Chairman, Muhammad […]

In Amritsar, Sikhs pray for Geelani’s health

SRINAGAR: Amritsar-based Sikh organization, Dal Khalsa, Monday expressed solidarity with Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman, Syed Ali Geelani and prayed for his speedy recovery. In a statement issued from Amritsar, the party spokesperson Kanwarpal Singh said “the news of Geelani’s not keeping well and falling ill has caused us a worry.” “Now, we have learned that […]

Dr Hajini gets National Award for Translation in Kashmiri

SRINAGAR: National Akademi of Letters, Sahitya Akademi New Delhi has announced National Awards for the best translations in major languages of India. The awards were announced Monday after the meeting of Executive Board held at New Delhi where the decisions taken by various juries for grant of these awards were ratified. In Kashmiri the award […]

Six mothers died without seeing their missing sons: APDP

SRINAGAR: Six mothers were among ten parents who died while longing to see their sons who were picked up by government forces and subjected to enforced disappearances during the last two decades of conflict in Jammu Kashmir, the Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP) said Monday. “Six mothers and four fathers of the disappeared […]

Geelani’s condition improving: Hurriyat (G)

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat Conference (G) Sunday said that the condition of its chairman, Syed Ali Geelani was improving and that his chest infection was decreasing very fast. “Doctors have advised him to undergo gastroenterological consultation so that further investigations could be done,” a statement issued by the amalgam spokesman said. “Geelani Sahab is completely under the […]

5th international ‘Buyer-Seller Meet’ begins

5th international ‘Buyer-Seller Meet’ begins

SRINAGAR: With an aim to promote and find new markets for the world famous Kashmir handicrafts, the fifth international ‘Buyer-Seller Meet’ in which more than 75 foreign participants from about 25 countries are participating has commenced here on Saturday. The three-day meet organized by Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industries (KCCI) will conclude on Monday, […]

J&K’s deficit on constant rise, says Principal Accountant General

J&K’s deficit on constant rise, says Principal Accountant General

JAMMU: Expressed his dismay over the diversion of plan grants for non-plan purposes by the Jammu and Kashmir government, the Principal Accountant General Audit (PAG), Subhash Chander Pandey Saturday said ‘J&K’s own deficit is on a constant increase and the revenue deficit has not been brought down as required by the FRBM Act’. Pandey was […]

No question of closing case: SSP Meerut

Srinagar: Even as sedition charges have been dropped against the 67 Kashmiri students who were suspended by a private university in Uttar Pradesh for having supported Pakistan’s cricket team in a game against India, investigations into the case will go on as the students remain booked for “causing disharmony” and for “mischief”, the police said […]