Killing of Handwara student

Police tells SHRC Shahid was killed in cross firing Srinagar, May 4: A day after Jammu Kashmir Police submitted a report before the State Human Rights Commission with regard to the killing a youth Shahid Ahmed Mir of Hafruda Handwara, the Commission has forwarded a letter to concerned Deputy Commissioner asking him to see what […]

Judiciary-Executive showdown in SC over judges’ appointment

Judiciary-Executive showdown in SC over judges’ appointment

New Delhi, May 4: The ongoing turf-war between the judiciary and the executive over the appointment of judges in the higher judiciary today witnessed an open showdown in the Supreme Court with the Centre taking the Collegium head on for recommending few names to fill up huge vacancies in the high courts. The apex court […]

Prevailing situation in Kashmir ‘most fragile, worrisome’: Mirwaiz

Srinagar, May 4: Terming the prevailing situation in Kashmir as ‘most fragile and worrisome’, Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Friday urged the international humanitarian organizations and international human rights organizations to use their good offices and play their part in stopping the ongoing bloodshed in Kashmir. According to a statement, he said […]

Geelani barred from offering Friday prayers

Geelani barred from offering Friday prayers

Srinagar, May 4: Authorities on Friday barred Hurriyat Conference (G) Chairman, Syed Ali Geelani from offering Friday prayers in Masjid Iqra in Lal Chowk, a spokesman said. According to a statement, the spokesman said that Geelani was stopped after he defied house arrest restrictions. “The police forces outside his residence did not allow him to […]

J&K bags 2nd place among all tourism boards in India

Srinagar, May 4: Owing to its aggressive tourism promotion campaign on social media, J&K Tourism Facebook page has been ranked second among all state tourism boards in India in 2017. “Facebook Inc. has done the ranking based on total interactions including reactions, shares and comments on Facebook page from January 1, 2017 to December 31, […]

KUTA condemns assault on AMU students

Srinagar, May 4: Kashmir University Teachers Association (KUTA) has strongly condemned the recent incident of violence and brutal assault of Hindu Yuva Vahini activists upon the students of Aligarh Muslim University followed by cane-charging of student union leaders by U.P. police. The KUTA spokesman in a statement said there was no justification of police action […]

BMO Langate delaying information under RTI Act, alleges applicant

Will direct him to provide timely information: CMO Kupwara Srinagar, Apr 4: In brazen violation of norms set under Right to Information (RTI) Act, 2009, the applicant here in Langate Handwara has accused the Block Medical Officer (BMO) Langate Handwara of delaying the RTI Act process. However Block Medical Officer, Nazir Ahmad termed the allegations […]

Politicisation of Private Schools won’t be allowed: PSAK, JCPS

Srinagar, May 4: Coming down heavily on an unknown organisation by the name of J&K Joint Coordination Committee of Private Schools started with some ulterior looking motives, two main organisations representing private schools in Kashmir valley have distanced itself from the body. The Private Schools Association of Kashmir (PSAK) and Joint Committee of Private Schools […]

Parvez lays foundation stone of J&K Bank Complex at IGC Samba

Parvez lays foundation stone of J&K Bank Complex at IGC Samba

Precious Kashmir News Srinagar, Apr 4: J&K Bank Chairman and CEO Parvez Ahmed Friday laid the foundation stone of the Bank’s Complex at Industrial Growth Centre, Samba in presence of the Deputy Commissioner Samba, SSP Samba, Vice Presidents of the Bank, officials of SIDCO and leading industrialists of the IGC Samba besides prominent citizens of […]