Map Controversy: Pieces of paper can neither change reality nor our thinking says Geelani

Map Controversy: Pieces of paper can neither change reality nor our thinking says Geelani

SRINAGAR: Commenting over the India’s ‘draft bill that imposes fine and imprisonment for not showing Kashmir as part of its map, chairman Hurriyat Conference (G), Syed Ali Geelani, on Thursday said Jammu and Kashmir is nobody’s personal property and only the people of the state are authorised to decide its future. “Mentioning Jammu and Kashmir […]

Survey says Kashmir’s 45 percent adults show mental distress symptoms

Survey says Kashmir’s 45 percent adults show mental distress symptoms

Srinagar: Around 1.8 million people in Kashmir, accounting for nearly 45 percent of the valley’s adult population, show significant symptoms of mental distress, a survey by ‘Medecins Sans Frontieres’ has said. Of these, 1.6 million adults (41 percent) in the valley are living with symptoms of depression, with 4, 15,000 meeting the diagnostic criteria for […]

J&K passing through martial law like situations: Geelani

J&K passing through martial law like situations: Geelani

Srinagar: Chairman of Tehreek-e-Huriyat Syed Ali Shah Geelani said ON Thursday that the new chapter of BJP-PDP coalition government had broken all the previous records of banning “the freedom of expression” and the state is practically passing through the martial law like situations. Strongly condemning the continued detention of the leader Mir Hafizullah despite the […]

N A Beigh resigns as Sr AAG

N A Beigh resigns as Sr AAG

Srinagar: Advocate N A Beigh on Thursday resigned from post of senior Additional Advocate General in ruling PDP-BJP government. Beigh was appointed as the senior AAG in February during governor’s rule to represent the State in the High Court. Confirming his resignation, Beigh told Kashmir Reader that his decision was completely “personal” and nobody asked […]

Widow of slain militant arrested

Widow of slain militant arrested

Jammu: The widow of a slain militant was on Thursday arrested and Rs two lakh in cash allegedly meant to be distributed amongst Over Ground Workers (OGWs) of militant outfits was seized from her possession in Reasi district of Jammu. “We have arrested Hanifa Begum, wife of Saddam Hussain who was killed in an encounter […]

Rajendra for transparency in procurement of stores

Rajendra for transparency in procurement of stores

SRINAGAR: Director General of Police, (DGP) K. Rajendra Kumar reviewed the functioning of Jammu and Kashmir Police (JKP) and said that transparency and quality should be given due care in procurement of stores and their distribution for the welfare of the police personnel. He was reviewing the progress on various projects and administrative issues at […]

Mehbooba carries out extensive tour of Anantnag

Mehbooba carries out extensive tour of Anantnag

ANANTNAG: In a major fillip to the famous health resort of Pahalgam, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, inaugurated the 2MLD Sewerage Treatment Plant (STP) and an artificial ice skating rink, here today. She also laid the foundation stone of 1MGD Water Supply Scheme at Kehribal during her extensive tour of Anantnag district for taking a firsthand […]

Police donates water purifier at Ziarat Mantaqui (RA)

AWANTIPORA: DIG SKR Ghulam Hassan Bhat and SP Awantipora Shridhar Patil-IPS donated a water purifier for Ziyarat Mantaqi Sahab (RA) which has been installed at the Shrine so that devotees may get pure drinking water. General public including Intizimia Committee of the Shrine appreciated the move of the Police for devotees and visitors to the […]

Every medicine to be made available in health institutes soon

SRINAGAR: Health sector in the state is set for a major change as every medicine will soon be made available in the government hospitals. This was stated by Minister of State for Health & Medical Education Ms Asiea Naqash today while interacting with patients, attendants and staff during a tour of SDH Pattan, District Hospital […]