DAK pins hopes on newly appointed Principal GMC

    Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today hoped that newly appointed principal Government Medical College (GMC) Srinagar, Dr Samia Rashid, will revive the pristine glory of GMC which is in complete shambles.        President DAK Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a statement said, “We are hopeful that newly appointed principal will revamp GMC which is […]

Modi urges Muslims not to politicise triple talaq

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday urged the Muslim community not to “politicise” the triple talaq issue and requested them to come forward and find a “solution”. “I urge the people of the Muslim community not to “politicise” the triple talaq issue and I request them to come forward and find a “solution”, Modi said, while speaking on […]

NC lauds philanthropic effort in mitigating peoples’ sufferings

  Provincial President Youth National Conference Jammu, Ajaz Jan on Friday lauded the philanthropic effort of voluntary organizations to serve people in need, especially during natural calamities, saying that this is imperative for reducing human sufferings.  “Voluntary and non-governmental organizations can play their vital role in providing succor to those in distress, especially during natural […]

CEO, Div Com review arrangements for Amarnath Yatra

The arrangements for Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra, 2017 were reviewed at a high level meeting held, here today. The meeting was co-chaired by Chief Executive Shri Amarnath Shrine Board, Officer Umang Narula and Divisional Commissioner, Jammu Dr Pawan Kotwal to discuss the necessary services being put in place for the annual pilgrimage.  Members of Civil […]

Editorial: Students must not suffer

It is quite disheartening that the functioning of educational institutions suffered a great deal during the month of April due to a variety of reasons. First, a lot of educational institutions in Srinagar, Budgam and Ganderbal districts were closed due to parliamentary by-poll. Not only were scores of schools closed on eve of the election, […]

Joint separatist camp calls for a complete shutdown on Sunday to protest Kupwara killing

The joint separatist camp has called for a complete  shutdown on Sunday to protest the killing of an elderly man in Panzgam Kupwara by the government forces, sources said. While talking to reporters, a Hurriyat (G) member said that the shutdown is to “protest the highhandedness of government forces as they continue to kill, injure and maim Kashmiris […]

KU VC visits South Campus, addresses conference

Jammu and Kashmir has huge potential for establishment of world-class enterprises and there is a need to change the mind-set and provide practical exposure to students on entrepreneurship development, Vice-Chancellor of University of Kashmir Prof Khurshid Iqbal Andrabi has said. Addressing valedictory function of two-day national-level conference “Entrepreneurship opportunities and Challenges in the Contemporary World”, […]