KU holds seminar on Digital Libraries

Srinagar: A two-day national seminar on “emerging frontier of digital libraries: Seamless Access and Interoperability of Digital Platforms” organized by Department of Library & Information Science, University of Kashmir concluded here. Presiding over the inaugural session of the seminar Dean Research Prof Zafar Ahmad Reshi said that the seminar theme is important keeping in view […]

Fix meet of stakeholders to explore traffic decongestion: HC tells Div Com

Fix meet of stakeholders to explore traffic decongestion: HC tells Div Com

Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Tuesday directed Divisional Commissioner Kashmir to fix a meeting with stake holders for reducing traffic congestion in Srinagar City. Noted that intra-departmental cooperation was essential to reduce traffic congestion, the court said that in order to explore possibilities of traffic decongestion, steps be taken and examined in view of […]

NC fields Hasnain Masoodi from Anantnag

NC fields Hasnain Masoodi from Anantnag

Srinagar: The National Conference (NC) has fielded former Jammu and Kashmir High Court judge Justice (retd) Hasnain Masoodi, known for his landmark judgement on Article 370, from the Anantnag Lok Sabha constituency. The 65-year-old former judge, who retired from the Jammu and Kashmir High Court in January 2016, is currently serving as the chairman of […]

Information employees go on strike demanding revocation of officer’s suspension

Information employees go on strike demanding revocation of officer’s suspension

Srinagar: Non-gazetted employees of the Jammu and Kashmir Information Department went on a strike Tuesday, demanding revocation of the suspension order of an assistant information officer in Kupwara district. Bashir Ahmad, posted in north Kashmir’s Kupwara, was Tuesday suspended by the district’s Deputy Commissioner, officials said. The employees are demanding revocation of Ahmad’s suspension order, […]

We have suffered enough: Mehbooba

We have suffered enough: Mehbooba

Srinagar: Reacting to the custodial death of an Awantipora school teacher, Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday said that innocent men are being hauled up from their homes for interrogation and they return home only in coffins. She lashed out at the government of India for its “repressive approach” that she […]

Custodial death of Awantipora school teacher condemned

Custodial death of Awantipora school teacher condemned

Srinagar: Tehreek-e-Hurriyat (TeH) chairman Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai, J&K High Court Bar Association Srinagar and Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) on Tuesday condemned the custodial death of Awantipora school teacher – Rizwan Pandit aged 28. The TeH chairman in a statement said: “Such brutality is unjustified and has no place in a civilised democracy. There is a […]

Dy Mayor demands probe into Awantipora teacher’s killing

Srinagar: Deputy Mayor Srinagar, Sheikh Imran has demanded a time-bound inquiry into the killing of Awantipora teacher who died in police custody at Srinagar on Tuesday. Expressing serious concern over the incident, Imran expressed his heartfelt sympathies with the bereaved family and prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul. He termed the incident as […]

HSK distributes free medicines among patients

Srinagar: Haemophilia Society of Kashmir (HSK) Tuesday distributed free anti-haemophilia drugs among patients in a function held in Srinagar. “We distributed free medicines (factor-VIII and VWF viles) among 20 patients suffering from haemophilia hailing from different areas of Kashmir valley,” the HSK statement said. HSK president Syed Majid Qadri said that they received the medicines […]

‘Plantation for Action’ held at Dolphin International School

SRINAGAR: Under talk to know (T2K) conference for learning through exposure, Dolphin International School on Tuesday organised ‘Plantation for Action’, a plantation drive with understanding and practice. According to a statement issued here, the drive was aided by experts Manzoor Javaid, Nodal officer, Herbal Gardens, Prof Nasir Masoodi, faculty, SKUAST and Shahid Jibran, entrepreneur and […]

Annual Urs of Syed Taj-Ud-Din (RA) held at Nowhatta

Srinagar: The annual Urs of Hazrat Syed Taj-Ud-Din Hamdani (RA) was observed at Shampora Nowhatta in Shaher-e-Khaas on Tuesday with religious fervour and enthusiasm. A large number of devotees including women and children thronged the shrine of the saint. The Urs was started with the recitation of verses of Holy Quran which was followed by […]