J&K government extends Rs 1 crore assistance to lawyers

J&K government extends Rs 1 crore assistance to lawyers

Jammu: The J&K government has become the first in the country to extend financial relief to financially distressed, young Advocates whose livelihoods have been severely hit due to ongoing coronavirus lockdown imposed since March 24, and later extended till May 3. Providing the minimum financial assistance to young Advocates and Advocates in distress, the Lieutenant […]

Uncertainty over Amarnath yatra as Board says not possible as of now

Uncertainty over Amarnath yatra as Board says not possible as of now

Jammu: Within minutes of Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB) announcing cancellation of the Amarnath Yatra due to coronavirus pandemic, the Jammu and Kashmir administration on Wednesday said the press note was “cancelled and withdrawn”. However, nothing else was said, giving rise to uncertainty over the 42-day-long yatra which was scheduled to commence from the twin […]

Time to plan for post-Covid situation

Time to plan for post-Covid situation

SOFI RAFIQ Covid-19 has endangered human lives as well as national economies. The entire world has been put under a great lockdown which will have multifaceted impact on people the world over. Covid-19 has forced us to redefine and rethink our priorities both at individual and community level. To be more specific, this pandemic will […]

JKAACL releases song aimed to fight Covid-19

JKAACL releases song aimed to fight Covid-19

SRINAGAR: Secretary, Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art, Culture and Languages (JKAACL) Muneer- Ul-Islam Wednesday released a Urdu video song dedicated to communal harmony and as a tribute to people who are helping vulnerable sections of society amidst the Covid-19 pandemic. The Secretary said that the song on communal harmony celebrates untiring efforts of those […]

DAK demands reinstatement of SKIMS Bemina doctor

DAK demands reinstatement of SKIMS Bemina doctor

Srinagar : Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) Wednesday strongly condemned the unprecedented termination of a doctor of SKIMS Bemina who it said was has been sacked for demanding standard accredited protective gear. President DAK Dr Suhail Naik said that it is unfortunate that Dr Asif Ali Bhat, a junior resident at SKIMS Bemina terminated without holding […]

17 arrested for defying government orders in Sopore and Srinagar

46 vehicles also seized

SRINAGAR: Acting tough against the violators of government prohibitory orders, Police have arrested 17 persons and seized 46 vehicles in Sopore and Srinagar. In Sopore, police have arrested 10 persons and seized 39 vehicles for defying prohibitory orders issued u/s 144 CrPC over COVID-19 from di f ferent areas of PD Sopore. Similarly in Srinagar, […]

Resume MGNREGA works with SoPs: Advisor Baseer Khan to DCs

SRINAGAR: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Baseer Ahmad Khan today directed for the early resumption of various works to be carried out under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) to kick-start the rural economy, besides providing monetary relief to scores of daily wage workers. The Advisor issued these directions during a meeting held with […]

SKUAST-K commemorates World Earth Day 2020

Srinagar: Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, Kashmir held an online event on Tuesday to commemorate Earth Day 2020. This year it was the 50th anniversary of the World Earth Day, which is celebrated every year on April 22 to celebrate the planet earth, its nature, environment and plants. Given the stay-at-home and social […]

JKPM demands withdrawal of charges against journalists

Srinagar: Jammu Kashmir Peoples’ Movement (JKPM) has expressed strong concern over the harassment of journalists by police and called for revocation of the FIRs against them. In a statement, JKPM on Wednesdays said the recent incidents of lodging FIRs and police questioning of journalists is unacceptable “No government or administration should curb the freedom of […]

The Nature University launches website on Earth Day

PAMPORE: On the occasion of Earth Day a digital launch of The Nature University was carried here. This open air campus according to founder Nadeem Qadri is now open for exploration at www.thenatureuniversity. net. On the occasion of the Digital Launch Nadeem Qadri, Founder, The Nature University said, “This is a dream come true. The […]