Expulsion of students biggest challenge, taking steps to meet it: CCAK, PSAJK

‘Keep education apolitical, expedite establishment of pvt colleges, universities’ Srinagar, Feb 22: Terming the forced expulsion of thousands of Kashmiri students from outside colleges as the biggest challenge before the society, the Coaching Centres’ Association of Kashmir (CCAK) and Private Schools’ Association of Jammu and Kashmir (PSAJK) has called for joint efforts to cope up […]

Two-day session of General Council of SMC concludes

Srinagar, Feb 22: A two-day session of the General Council of Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) under the chairmanship of Mayor Srinagar Junaid Azeem Mattu was Friday concluded with the unanimous passage of four resolutions by the house. According to a statement, this was the fourth session of the General Council .Majority of Corporators was maintained […]

Over staying officers in social welfare offices fail to implement poverty alleviation schemes

Looking into it, issues to be resolved soon: Dir Social Welfare Srinagar, Feb 22: Social Welfare department meant for better public services has lost its charm in dealing with public interest issues with beneficiaries alleging that the department has forgotten the purpose what it was supposed to meant for. Local beneficiaries said that over staying […]

Court rejects bail plea of lawyers who forged bail order

Srinagar, Feb 22: A court here has rejected the bail application of two advocates who were arrested earlier this month on charges of forging a High Court bail order to get three car-theft accused released in 2017. Pir Amir Rashid of Srinagar and Mousavir Bashir Mir of Baramulla had filed the bail application through their […]

Over 30 houses damaged in avalanche in Gurez

Srinagar, Feb 22: Thirty four residential houses were damaged after a snow avalanche struck Khandyal area of Gurez in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district late Thursday evening, police said on Friday. A heavy snow avalanche hit Khandiyal – a small hamlet in Gurez yesterday late evening, a police officer said. He said that in the incident, […]

Soaf Shali Kokernag residents protest against PDD, demand transformer

Aman Malik Anantnag, Feb 22: Residents of Soaf Shali village of Kokernag in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district staged a protest against Power Development Department (PDD) for failing to install transformer in the locality. Residents claimed that they are without the transformer from the last one month. The agitating residents raised slogans against the PDD for […]

Peoples Conference announces restructuring of party

Srinagar, Feb 22: Peoples Conference has started a restructuring process in which a new hierarchical structure will be unveiled shortly. The Chairman has abolished all previous central posts and approved the appointment of key leaders in the party at different positions. The spokesman said that party will formally release the new hierarchical structure at a […]

BSF officer dies of cardiac arrest

Srinagar, Feb 22: An Assistant Sub-Inspector of Border Security Force (BSF) died due to cardiac arrest in Keran sector along Line of Control in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Friday. Official sources said that the ASI, Kunwar Bhadur Singh of 102 bn C Coy, a resident of Raitara, Pratapgarh, UP found lying unconscious inside Sundermali […]

Police instructed to ensure safety of Kashmiris in Goa

Panaji, Feb 22: Goa Police officers have been instructed to ensure the safety of people from Jammu and Kashmir residing in Goa, in the wake of attacks and acts of intimidation of residents of the conflict-ridden state, Director General of Police Muktesh Chander said on Friday. “We have asked our Superintendents of Police North and […]

Need of the hour is to lend patronage to our mother language: Dr Farooq

Need of the hour is to lend patronage to our mother language: Dr Farooq

Jammu, Feb 22: Jammu and Kashmir National Conference President Dr. Farooq Abdullah on the annual observance of International Mother Language Day impressed upon the people to take privilege to speak in their native languages. In his message Dr. Farooq Abdullah while highlighting the importance of native languages said, “Learning to speak in ones native languages […]

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