Students mark World Earth Day by planting ornamentals in Srinagar

Students mark World Earth Day by planting ornamentals in Srinagar

MIR SABEEN GULREZ SRINAGAR: To mark World Earth Day, a plantation drive was organised by Tribe 21, a consultancy, here at Jhelum View Park on Saturday. Nine Srinagar schools participated in the drive. More than 200 students participated voluntarily for planting ornamental plants at the venue. The schools which participated in the event included Foundation […]

‘Allama Iqbal was God’s gift to Ummah’

‘Allama Iqbal was God’s gift to Ummah’

SRINAGAR: Chairman Hurriyat Conference Syed Ali Geelani on Sundaysaid the universal message of Allama Iqbal (RA) teaches people the lessons of compassion, social sensitivity and concern for all human beings and wants them to think, act and create a classless society based on principles of Islam and universal justice. Addressing a day-long seminar at his […]

Not against dialogue: Geelani

Not against dialogue: Geelani

SRINAGAR: Ridiculing Indian authorities and their “henchmen”, Chairman Hurriyat Conference Syed Ali Geelani said their rhetoric for negotiations is nothing but a ploy to hoodwink the international community. “We had proposed a five-point formula (but) Indian authorities instead of accepting the disputed status of Kashmir illustrated their haughty and egoistic approach,” Geelani said while addressing […]

Bukhari’s statement on tuition centres ridiculous: ML

SRINAGAR: Muslim League chairperson Mushtaq-ul-Islam on Sundaytermed the statement of education minister Altaf Bukhari about closure of all private tuition centres as unwise and uncalled. The statement is quite ridiculous and aimed at distorting the (facts about the) actual situations in state, Mushtaq-ul-Islam said in a statement. “The announcement carries no sense,” he said. “They […]

Bar condemns arrest of Aasiya, her associates

SRINAGAR: J&K High Court Bar Association Srinagar has condemned the use of “brutal” force including bullets by government forces against civilians in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. It also denounced the arrest of Dukhtaran-e-Millat (DeM) chairperson Syeda Aasiya Andrabi, and her associates Sofi Fehmeeda and Nahida Nasreen. In a statement, Bar said Aasiya and her associates […]

Hurriyat (M) condemns PSAs on resistance leaders, activists

SRINAGAR: Mirwaiz Umar Farooq-led Hurriyat Conference has condemned the arrest and detention of many resistance leaders, booking them under PSA and shifting them to outside valley jails, terming it as “political vendetta and sheer frustration” on part of authorities. A spokesperson of the conglomerate in a statement issued here said that arresting Dukhtaran-e-Millat chairperson Aasiya […]

Oath ceremony for newly enrolled advocates held

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir State Judicial Academy (JKSJA) on Sunday organized Oath ceremony for newly enrolled Advocates of Kashmir province at J&K State Judicial Academy complex, Mominabad Srinagar. Director J&K State Judicial Academy introduced the event. The Oath was administered by Justice Ramalingam Sudhakar, Acting Chief Justice, (Chief-Patron, J&K State Judicial Academy). Chief Justice Acting […]

DAK appeals DGP to release Dr Ajaz Rasool

SRINAGAR: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) said it was perturbed on hearing upon the sudden arrest of Dr Aijaz Rasool of Khrewan Malpora, Kulgam by police on late Saturday evening. In a statement, DAK president Dr Suhail Naik said, “It was a disturbing news for us last night when we heard about the arrest of Dr […]

SHRC seeks report on Shopian girl’s killing during gunfight

SHRC seeks report on Shopian girl’s killing during gunfight

SRINAGAR: The State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has issued notice to the Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Shopian and the Deputy Commissioner Shopian to file a detailed compliance report within two weeks to answer how a teenage girl, namely Saima Wani, was hit by a bullet during an encounter in Shopian district on January 24 […]