Jama’at voices concern over ‘deterioration’ health of political prisoners

Srinagar: Jama’at on Sunday expressed concern over the “deteriorating” health of political prisoners, alleging they are subjected to “mental and physical harassment”. According to the statement, Jama’at demanded fair treatment of all the Kashmiri detainees and appealed the world community to take notice and protect their rights. The statement further said that Jama’at called for […]

Info staffers express sympathies with Saznawaz

SRINAGAR: J&K State Information & Public Relations Non-Gazetted Employees Welfare Union Sunday expressed grief and sorrow over the demise of mother and brother-in-law of Mushtaq Saznawaz , who works as Sr. Cultural Assistant at Cultural Unit of the Department. A condolence meeting was held at DIPR in this regard with President Employees Welfare Union Fayaz […]

‘No disruption reported in winter tutorials’

SRINAGAR: Refuting a news item appearing in a section of press, Director School Education, Kashmir clarified that the decision to engage permanent teaching faculty in winter tutorials to replace the academic arrangements was taken two months back. Director School Education Kashmir, G N Itoo, in a statement said, “The School Education Department, Govt of J&K, […]

KCCI launches 3-monthly journal ‘Conversations’

SRINAGAR: To educate members and other concerned with regard to promotion of trade commerce and industry, President Kashmir Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI), Sheikh Ashiq Ahmad launched three-monthly journal “CONVERSATIONS” of the activities from Ist October, 2018 to 31st December, 2018 undertaken by the chamber. “It has been our endeavour to continue publication of […]

SMC officials booked for conniving into permission violation

SMC officials booked for conniving into permission violation

Srinagar: The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) Kashmir has registered a case (FIR) against three officials of Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) for conniving into violation of a residential building permission into commercial structures. An ACB spokesman said that SMC had issued a building permission (residential) to one Ghulam Qadir Sofi of Rehmatabad Qamarwari in Sep 2009. Sofi […]

Implement recommendations of UN rights report on Kashmir: Mirwaiz urges Guterres

Implement recommendations of UN rights report on Kashmir: Mirwaiz urges Guterres

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Saturday urged the United Nations chief Antonio Guterres to take immediate steps to implement the recommendations of the UNHRC report in Kashmir. “While the people of Jammu & Kashmir welcomed the long overdue UNHRC report on severe HR violations in J&K, we urge the UN @antonioguterres to […]

NF calls for release of political prisoners

Srinagar: National Front on Saturday urged New Delhi to release all Kashmiri political prisoners, saying “they are detained for their political beliefs”. In a statement, the spokesperson claimed that “all the accusations against them are politically motivated” He also expressed concern over the deteriorating health of incarnated resistance leader Peer Saifullah. “Reports suggest that Peer […]

Massacre anniversaries: TeH chief, DFP pay tributes to victims

Srinagar: Tehreek-e-Hurriyat (TeH) chief Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai and Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) on Saturday paid tributes to Gaw Kadal, Handwara and Kupwara massacre victims on their anniversaries, and in a statement said it is imperative upon the people of Kashmir to show commitment and steadfastness towards the Kashmir movement. Sehrai said: “We are indebted to […]

Mubarak Gul stages protest, demands Degree College in Eidgah

Mubarak Gul stages protest, demands Degree College in Eidgah

SRINAGAR: National Conference leader Mubarak Gul on Saturday staged a protest here demanding Degree College in Eidgah constituency. According to the statement, Gul on the occasion said that Shehar-e-Khaas has been neglected by the government. “The students of Eidgah, Soura, and adjoining area face problems as there is not a single Degree College in these […]

SDRF celebrates 7th raising day

SRINAGAR: The State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) Saturday celebrated its 7th Annual Raising Day here at its Provincial Headquarters. The NDRF team headed by Dy Commandant NDRF 7thBn stationed at SDRF Hqrs Srinagar also joined and celebrated Annual Raising Day of NDRF which is celebrated on 19th January across the country. Commandant SDRF Kashmir B […]