Panchayat Elections: 150 candidates in fray for 11 blocks in Pulwama

Panchayat Elections: 150 candidates in fray for 11 blocks in Pulwama

Pampore: Amid calls for boycott and threats from militants against participation in Panchayat polls, as many as 150 nominations have been received by the District Panchayat Officer Pulwama from various villages of the district. However, the numbers can increase or decrease as the nomination process is yet to be would up in some blocks. The […]

HC hauls up authorities over illegal coaching centres

HC hauls up authorities over illegal coaching centres

Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Tuesday directed state authorities to implement its directions and regulate the running of registered coaching and tuition centres in the state. The court passed the direction after it was informed that despite various directions from the court, there is no proper check of illegal coaching, nor any record of […]

A government school setting example in Shopian

A government school setting example in Shopian

SHOPIAN: While more than hundred schools have gone defunct in Shopian district due to fall in student rolls, allegedly due to apathetic officials and teachers, a government middle school at Pargochi village is setting an example. Despite being situated at a small village the Government Middle School Pargochi has 110 students on its roll and […]

JLNM Hospital crossed 2000 minimal access surgeries milestone

JLNM Hospital crossed 2000 minimal access surgeries milestone

Srinagar: The Minimal Access Surgical (MAS) unit at Jawahar Lal Nehru Memorial Hospital, Srinagar has performed 2004 minimal access surgeries by November 15, 2018 since its inception, officials said. Director Health Services, Kashmir Dr. Kunzes Dolma, has complimented the operative team and the administration for achieving the milestone in a short span of time and […]

Forces fire gunshots after observing suspicious movement

Forces fire gunshots after observing suspicious movement

PULWAMA: Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel stationed at Newa area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday evening fired several gunshots after observing suspicious movement, sources told Kashmir Reader. The camp has been attacked by militants several times in past. Reports said panic gripped in Newa village and adjoining villages after gunshots were heard […]

Attempt to set ablaze Panchayat ghar foiled

Attempt to set ablaze Panchayat ghar foiled

PULWAMA: Unidentified persons tried to set ablaze a Panchayat ghar in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday evening. Some miscreants tried to set ablaze Panchayat ghar building at Tenghara Mugalpora area of Pulwama district, sources said. SSP Pulwama Chandan Kohli told Kashmir Reader that some miscreants attempted to set ablaze Mughalpora Panchayat ghar. He said […]

Youth found hanging from walnut tree

Youth found hanging from walnut tree

Budgam: A youth was found hanging dead from a walnut tree in Brass village in central Kashmir’s Budgam district Tuesday afternoon. Sources said that the body of 23-year-old Fayaz Ahmad Dar was recovered from the village by locals. A police officer confirming the incident said that a police team was deputed to the spot to […]

4th sem undergrad students allege ‘discrepancies’ in Chemistry paper

4th sem undergrad students allege ‘discrepancies’ in Chemistry paper

SRINAGAR: The fourth semester undergraduate students enrolled at many government degree colleges in the Valley have alleged discrepancies in the question paper for their Chemistry examination conducted recently by the Kashmir University. Students from both medical and non-medical streams from the colleges told Kashmir Reader that in the 4th semester Chemistry paper, which was held […]

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