Congress sets up delimitation panel in J&K

Congress sets up delimitation panel in J&K

Jammu: Congress on Sunday announced a 10-member committee to deal with the issues of proposed delimitation of parliamentary and assembly constituencies in Jammu and Kashmir. Former minister Peerzada Mohammad Sayeed was named as chairman of the committee and the members included former deputy chief minister Tara Chand, ex-MP Madan Lal Sharma, former ministers Taj Mohiuddin, […]

CRPF soldier wounded in IED blast in Pulwama

CRPF soldier wounded in IED blast in Pulwama

Srinagar: A CRPF personnel was injured in a low-intensity improvised explosive device (IED) blast in Pulwama district on Sunday, police said. Security forces also detected and defused another IED in the district later, a police official said. The official said the IED blast occurred at Gongoo area of Pulwama in South Kashmir this morning as […]

Srinagar lawyer gets Chevening scholarship to study human rights

Srinagar lawyer gets Chevening scholarship to study human rights

Srinagar: Hasnain Khawja, 25, from Srinagar has earned the distinction of being awarded the fully funded Chevening scholarship. The scholarship is a UK government’s global scholarship programme to which thousands of people from all around the world apply every year. The scholarship offers ‘future leaders’ an opportunity to pursue a fully-funded one year master’s programme […]

2 boys from Srinagar drown in Sindh Nallah

2 boys from Srinagar drown in Sindh Nallah

SRINAGAR: Two boys from Srinagar drowned in Nallah Sindh in Kijpora area of Kangan in Ganderbal district on Sunday late afternoon. The duo identified as Zahid Umar and Faisal Ahmad aged 17 and 18 and both residents of Noorbagh Palpora in Srinagar drowned in the Nallah while taking a bath as per a police official. […]

Govt to sponsor craft entrepreneurs to EPCH, CEPC Virtual Fairs

Govt to sponsor craft entrepreneurs to EPCH, CEPC Virtual Fairs

SRINAGAR: In order to provide marketing opportunities and ensure business continuity to exporters/ entrepreneurs dealing in handicrafts and handloom line of products amidst Covid-19 pandemic, the Government has decided to sponsor potential participants to two Virtual Fairs being organized by Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH) and Carpet Export Promotion Council (CEPC). The orders to […]

Govt evacuates 1,89,164 stranded JK residents

Govt evacuates 1,89,164 stranded JK residents

JAMMU: The Jammu and Kashmir Government has evacuated about 1,89,164 JK residents, stranded in other parts of the country due to COVID lockdown, via Lakhanpur and through special trains and buses till date amid strict observance of all necessary guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures. As per the official data received in this regard, the Jammu […]

EJAC defers protest after security concerns by authorities

EJAC defers protest after security concerns by authorities

Srinagar: Employees Joint Action Committee has deferd its protest today after authorities raided security concerns . This after an an emergency press conference that was held on Sunday in Srinagar under the leadership of its President Fayaz Ahmad Shabnam The main highlight of the press conference was that EJAC has changed its July 6 program […]

DAK for setting up of plasma bank for Covid-19 patients

DAK for setting up of plasma bank for Covid-19 patients

Srinagar: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Sunday has sought setting up of a ‘plasma bank’ in Kashmir valley for treatment of Covid-19 patients. “That would save lives,” said DAK President and influenza expert Dr Nisar ul Hassan. “Many people want to donate plasma, but they don’t know how to. Plasma bank will provide a centralized […]

BGSBU organises webinar on future of tourism

SRINAGAR: The Covid-19 Pandemic is having a massive impact on the tourism industry which will reshape the industry’s future landscape. In order to address the issue, Centre for hospitality and Tourism, Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University Rajouri organised an international webinar on ‘Preparing for the future of Tourism Post covid-19. The webinar was aimed at […]

ijaz Hussain welcomes Madhav’s statement on statehood restoration to JK

Er ASRINAGAR: BJP National Youth Vice President Er Aijaz Hussain has welcomed the statement issued by BJP leader Ram Madhav’s calling for restoration of statehood for Jammu and Kashmir. In a statement issued by here, he said that Indian parliament has downgraded the erstwhile Jammu and Kashmir into two union territories beside revocation of special […]

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