Edu deptt special squad suspends registration of errant coaching centres

Edu deptt special squad suspends registration of errant coaching centres

Srinagar: The Education Department’s newly constituted special squad Friday conducted surprise visits to various private coaching institutes and found that in some cases norms were getting violated. Accordingly, an action was initiated against errant coaching centres, whose registration was immediately suspended. The squad constituted by Director School Education, Dr G. N Itoo constitutes of senior […]

Power woes: People lock receiving station in Rafiabad

Power woes: People lock receiving station in Rafiabad

Srinagar: Irked by the frequent power cuts, people in Watergam area of Rafiabad locked down Power Development Department’s Power Receiving Station as a mark of protest. A large number of people took to the main roads and staged massive demonstrations to protest unscheduled long-drawn-out power cuts in the area. Residents alleged that they are reeling […]

People aghast over dismal power scenario

People aghast over dismal power scenario

Srinagar: Power scenario in four districts of southern parts of Kashmir is dismal as most of the villages and towns in Anantnag, Pulwama, Shopian and Kulgam hardly see electricity, especially during evening hours. Almost 250 villages of twin Districts of Shopian and Kulgam gets only two hours of electricity in a day. These villages receive […]

Class 10th examination on Nov 13 as per schedule: BOSE

Class 10th examination on Nov 13 as per schedule: BOSE

Srinagar: Jammu Kashmir Board of School Education Thursday clarified that it has not postponed the examination of Urdu paper for class 10th students scheduled to be conducted on November 13 this month. Some irresponsible people operating fake WhatsApp groups spread a rumour that the examination of Urdu subject for Class 10th students has been postponed […]

Pregnant woman thrashed by govt employees’ stages protest

Pregnant woman thrashed by govt employees’ stages protest

Srinagar: Approaching Chief Ministers Grievance Cell proved costly for a pregnant woman in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district as disgruntled government employees allegedly beat her to pulp at Municipal Council office. Tasleema Siraj of Qazi Hamam Baramulla emerged at Press Enclave Srinagar on Thursday demanding action under law against the four employees of Municipal Council Baramulla […]

Sharma meets Governor, Dy CM

Sharma meets Governor, Dy CM

Jammu: Dineshwar Sharma, Special Representative of the Government of India for the Dialogue in Jammu and Kashmir, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here Thursday. Sharma is currently visiting the State and meeting representatives of different sections of society, student organizations, political parties, social and religious groups etc. Sharma informed Governor about his […]

Kashmir under grip of chill as mercury dips further

Kashmir under grip of chill as mercury dips further

Srinagar: Night chill further intensified though day remained pleasant in the Kashmir valley, where electricity woes continued despite clear cut directions by the Chief Minister to avoid unscheduled and intermittent power cuts. The Meteorological department has predicted dry spell during the next one week which could result in further drop in the night temperature though […]

Stop playing politics of deceit: Dr Farooq to Centre

Srinagar, Nov 7: National Conference President and Member Parliament of Srinagar Dr Farooq Abdullah on Tuesday impressed upon government of India for ceasing its half hearted measures and political deceit towards resolution of Kashmir issue. Castigating the present and previous governments in New Delhi, Dr Abdullah said, “It is because of their persistently miscalculated approach […]

Pulwama shuts to mourn killing of three militants

Pulwama shuts to mourn killing of three militants

Property worth lakhs damaged in gunfight Pulwama: The encounter between militants and government forces left three families homeless while apple boxes worth lakhs were destroyed. Three Jaish-e-Muhammad militants and an army soldier were killed in Kandi Aglar village of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. The Army called off the operation at 1:30 of Tuesday morning. The […]

Scores participate in Waseem’s funeral prayers at Pulwama

Scores participate in Waseem’s funeral prayers at Pulwama

Srinagar: Waseem Ahmad, a Jaish-e-Muhammad militant and a resident of Drubgam in southern Kashmir’s Pulwama district, who was killed along with two Pakistani militants in the district was laid to rest in his ancestral village today on Tuesday. Local sources said that hundreds of people participated in his funeral prayers that was also attended by […]