Suicides soar in depressed Kashmir, 8 lives lost in 20 days

Suicides soar in depressed Kashmir, 8 lives lost in 20 days

Suhail Khan Srinagar, June 29: Kashmir has witnessed an increase in suicides as eight people lost their lives in 20 days. These figures are about only the cases that were reported while the unreported ones go undocumented. In the recent past several people including some girls attempted suicide.  The increased incidence of suicide attempts, particularly […]

70% students of 8th standard appear in T-1 online assessment in Kashmir

70% students of 8th standard appear in T-1 online assessment in Kashmir

  Bhat Imran Srinagar, June 29 : Only 70 per cent students of 8th standard have participated in the online assessment in the Kashmir valley in recently conducted Term-1 examinations. An official of the school education department told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that 70.16 percent students appeared in the online assessment. He said […]

Water shortage across Kashmir as taps run dry

Water shortage across Kashmir as taps run dry

No shortage at all,  Rangil open canal breach has led to reduction in quantity supply: CE PHE Owais Gul Srinagar, June 29: Amid scorching heat, many residential areas of Srinagar and other districts of the Valley have been complaining of acute water scarcity while as the government on Monday stated that breaches at Ranguil open […]

Alleged drug addict ends life in Pulwama

Alleged drug addict ends life in Pulwama

  ‘Drug addicts are difficult handle even in police lock-ups’   Pulwama, June 14, KNT: Drug addiction can prove fatal sometimes. A drug addict can take his life if he doesn’t find drugs sometimes. An incident took place today in Trichal village of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district, where an alleged drug addict ended his life […]

Bear barged into cowshed, Kills half Dozen sheep in Handwara

Bear barged into cowshed, Kills half Dozen sheep in Handwara

  Srinagar, 14 June CNI:A ferocious bear created havoc by killing half dozen sheep in shatigam Rajwar area of North Kashmir’s kupwara District. As per reports to Current News of India that a wild bear entered into the cowshed of syed Muhammad Maqbool Geelani resident of shatigam Rajwar and kills atleast 6 sheep late Saturday […]

Colleagues, artists remember Shuja’at Bukhari, pay musical tribute

Colleagues, artists remember Shuja’at Bukhari, pay musical tribute

  Kashur Studio releases song ‘Darvesh’ on slain RK editor Srinagar, June14 (KNS): Colleagues and Srinagar based artists on Sunday paid homage to renowned journalist and founding editor, Rising Kashmir, Shuja’at Bukhari remembering him on his second death anniversary—while as Kashur Studio released a rich musical tribute in memory of veteran journalist. According to statement […]

MMU expresses concern over COVID-19 victims being denied decent burial  

MMU expresses concern over COVID-19 victims being denied decent burial  

Srinagar, June 11: Mutahida Majlis-e-Ulema Jammu Kashmir, headed by incarcerated Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, has expressed concern and regret over some unfortunate incidents wherein those who die due to coronavirus (Covid-19) disease are not allowed to be buried in local graveyards. The MMU said many such incidents have also come to fore wherein hurdles are being […]

JKERA/JTFRP resumes work on projects in Kashmir Post-Covid Lockdown

JKERA/JTFRP resumes work on projects in Kashmir Post-Covid Lockdown

Dr Abid ,CEO ERA/JTFRP takes stock of  resumption of works in valley, impresses upon speedy & quality infrastructure development to galvanize local economy of Valley JAMMU, JUNE 3: With a dual objective of the resumption of the developmental activities and restoration of the economic activities in the Valley for the creation of employment opportunities among […]

Online classes still a dream for students of several Bandipora villages in absence of Mobile connectivity

Online classes still a dream for students of several Bandipora villages in absence of Mobile connectivity

  Sajid Raina Bandipora, June 3: Notwithstanding the tall claims made by the government about providing online classes to students in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir amid Covid-19 lockdown, the students of several remote villages still consider it as a dream as they even lack basic mobile connectivity not to talk of internet. […]

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