War No Option

Jammu and Kashmir politicians are appealing India and Pakistan to maintain calm on the borders and put an end to the killings. On Sunday Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti urged the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistani leaders not to turn Kashmir into a battlefield and stop bloodshed on the borders. Even the opposition leaders are […]

Crores go down the drain

Despite Jammu and Kashmir government spending crores to save the Dal Lake the concerned departments have failed to restore pristine glory of the lake. According to the media reports the state government has spent Rs 600 crore on the conservation and management projects since 2005. Despite that the condition of the famed Dal Lake has […]

Give peace a chance

  Recent statements of Army Chief General Bipin Rawat have created ripples in the sub continent. His assertions indicate that India is almost ready for war and anything can happen anytime. Earlier this week Army Chief said that if the neighboring countries, including Pakistan and China, don’t behave India will be forced to launch a […]

Hard work acknowledged

The decision of the government to regularize the 60,000 daily wagers has been welcomed by one and all. Daily wagers for the past many years were demanding that they should be regularized. The government’s decision has come as a relief for them. These daily rated workers have been working with various government departments for the […]

Find a way out

Army Chief Bipin Rawat taking Pakistan head on has triggered a war of words between the two countries. The tension on borders and Line of Control (LoC) have added to the tensions and it looks like that both the countries are fighting an undeclared war. On Monday, Indian Army claimed that it killed six militants […]

Doctors caught on wrong foot

Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences has been in the news for the past one week. Soon after a TV channel aired a sting operation exposing the three top doctors of the institute indulging in private practice, the J&K Government came into action and removed the Director SKIMS and attached the three heads of the department […]

Well done girls

Girls have once again outshined the boys in the class 12th examinations conducted by Jammu and Kashmir Board of School Education (JKBOSE) results of which were declared on Thursday. Girls registered overall pass percentage of 64.31, while this figure for boys stood at 58.92. Even in the merit list number of girls was more than […]

Internet at receiving end

Whenever encounter between the security forces and militants takes place in any area of the Valley authorities block the internet services in the entire district. Recently internet services were blocked in central Kashmir’s Budgam district and south Kashmir’s Anantnag and Pulwama districts in wake of two gunfights in these areas. Authorities believe that rumours add […]

Threats loom large

Director General of Police S P Vaid has made it clear that Jammu and Kashmir Police won’t be able to provide security to all the candidates who would contest the forthcoming Panchayat polls. The audio clip of the Hizb commander Riyaz Naikoo going viral on social media has added to the worries of the security […]

Dry winter cause of concern

  The cold wave tightening its grip over Kashmir has led to the apprehensions that this time around Kashmir won’t receive much snowfall. Upper reaches have witnessed some amount of snowfall but plains are yet to witness any major snowfall. Lack of precipitation is becoming a cause of worry for people. Despite Chilla-Kalan setting in […]

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