For Pulwama drivers it’s nowhere to go

Why are the passenger vehicle drivers of Pulwama district scared nowadays? Why do they want to sell off their SUV vehicles used for ferrying people? Why are they feeling that they are caught between devil and deep sea? As we continue to read news reports about this issue, the driver community of this area continues […]

Schools upgraded but no specialist teachers deputed

Despite the passage of more than two years, the J&K’s school education department is yet to appoint subject specific teachers for the upgraded Government Middle schools, leaving the educational institutions teacher deficient. The teachers were supposed to be recruited under centrally sponsored scheme- Rashtriya Madhiyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA) for the Middle Schools which were upgraded […]

Hizb commander warns Hurriyat leaders for calling Kashmir struggle ‘political’

Militant outfit Hizb-ul-Mujahideen (HM) has threatened joint resistance leaders of ‘dire consequences’ over their recent statement that Kashmir’s struggle was a political movement. In the video clip that was released by HM commander, Zakir Moosa, that went viral on the social networking sites as well as the Whatsapp, he said that some days back the […]

Gunmen surface in Hajin, participate in protest march 

Throwing up a major challenge for the security agencies, armed gunmen on Friday appeared during the protests held in north Kashmir’s Hajin area in Bandipora district. It was for the second time in a week that gun men marked their presence in the protests in the area since past one week. Pertinently, the Union Home […]

CEO reviews preparation of Panchayat Electoral Rolls

Chief Electoral Officer J&K, Shantmanu today chaired a meeting to review the status of preparation of Electoral Rolls for Panchayati Elections. Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr Farooq Ahmad Lone, Director Panchayati Raj Asif Hamid Khan, Director Rural Development Department Gazanfar Hussain, Joint CEO, Dr Raman Kumar Kesar, Deputy CEO Jammu Krishan Lal, Assistant CEO Kashmir and […]

Workshop on ‘Journalism and Peace building’ begins at CUK

A two-day capacity-building workshop on ‘Journalism and Peacebuilding’ began at Central University of Kashmir (CUK) on Friday. The workshop is being organised by Department of Convergent Journalism in collaboration with Centre for Law & Development Policy (CLD) and Kargil Development Project.   The workshop is aimed to sensitize journalism students about the role of media […]

90 quintals of polythene seized during campaign launched by RDD

The department of Rural Development has seized 90 quintals of polythene in first two days of its campaign against use of Polythene in the state. Minister for Rural Development, Abdul Haq who is personally monitoring the campaign, said 90 quintals of polythene were collected by the field staff across the state while Rs 7000 was […]

SKPSA visits several schools in Bidder, Vailoo zone

The South Kashmir Private Schools Association (SKPSA) zone Bidder and Vailoo Friday visited several schools. The association apprised school administration about the programs and work done by the association. According to the statement issued here, the association led by Zonal President, Majid Majeed visited several schools in Vailoo and Bidder areas where they apprised school […]

Present dispensation not serious to address Kashmir situation: CPI (M)

Senior legislator and CPI (M) leader Muhammad Yousuf Tarigami Saturday said that there seems to be no genuine effort on part of the present Indian establishment to address the basic and concrete issues. He said that secular democrats, intelligentsia, broadminded thinkers and peace lovers, need to come out of slumber and raise their voice against […]

Private news channel served notice

A  Mumbai based news channel ‘Times Now’ was on Friday served a legal notice by a lawyer hailing from Srinagar accusing its Editor of tarnishing his father’s image in the society by calling him as ‘Pakistani dalaal’ during a debate on its show ‘news hour’ on May 6.     The channel according to the lawyer […]