Doctors threaten indefinite strike

Arrest of Medicos

Srinagar, Nov 30: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) has threatened indefinite strike from Monday if the doctors arrested from District Hospital Kulgam were not released by Saturday.  In a statement issued here today, DAK president Dr Nisar-ul-Hassan while criticizing the police for arresting More

Urdu sessional exams postponed
Srinagar, Nov 30: Kashmir University authorities on Friday said that the sessional tests with regard to M A Urdu (through distance mode) which were scheduled to be held on Saturday, December 1 have been postponed.In a statement KU’s Public Relations Officer Showkat Shafi said fresh dates for the More

Foil evil designs of vested interests
Srinagar: The chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Salvation Movement Zaffar Akbar Bhat has strongly condemned the blasphemy by a foreign shoe company, terming it a deliberate attempt to hurt the religious sentiments.  Addressing a gathering at Aaribagh in Chadoora, Zaffar urged people to maintain More

Maintain harmony: Shia body


Magam, Nov 30: Tanzeem Ul Makatib a prominent shia organization has urged Muslims to maintain harmony  In a statement the organization’s secretary Ali Muhammad Mir, said: “Unscrupulous and vested interests always remain in search of opportunities to disrupt peace and harmony among different More

JKLF pays tributes to martyrs
Srinagar, Nov 30: Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front has paid rich tributes to its martyrs Ghulam Mohi- ud-Din Mir alias Hyder Ali, Ghulam Ahmad Mir alias Jamal- ud-Din, Abdul Hamid Azad and Tanveer Ahmad Ganai of Budgam on their martyrdom anniversary.  A delegation of the Front led by its More

Resolution of K-issue must for peace in subcontinent: Shah
Srinagar, Nov 30: Democratic Freedom Party chairman Shabir Ahmad Shah Friday said the Kashmir issue has to be resolved as per aspirations of the people of Kashmir. “Peace will continue to elude the subcontinent until the Kashmir issue remains unresolved. Kashmir has been a major cause of More

HCBA appeals for unity, condemns arrests
Srinagar, Nov 30:  Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association has appealed to the Muslims to maintain unity. “We should be united and live in peace, particularly at a time when the ongoing freedom struggle has reached a crucial stage,” said a spokesman of the Bar in a statement today More

Students denied books in Reasi


Srinagar, Nov 30: Residents of tehsil Mohar Reasi Friday alleged that their wards were not given free and compulsory books by the State Government. “We have been told that the books have been sold to some person rather than students. Our wards are in dire need of books. We appeal higher ups More

  • Kashmir

Amnesty slams JK Government over Danish’s detention

‘State Authorities Must Halt Practice Of Arbitrary Arrests Particularly Of Children’


Srinagar, Nov 30: Global rights watchdog, Amnesty International (AI) Friday condemned what it calls the arbitrary detention of a minor Danish Farooq in Jammu and Kashmir, noting that J&K Government More

  • Srinagar City

Slow services irk passengers at Srinagar International Airport

Air travel takes less time, collecting luggage takes more


Srinagar, Nov 30: Air travel could be saving precious time of passengers but those landing at Srinagar International Airport nowadays curse their decision of taking the flight as luggage collection takes More

  • Jammu

NC-Congress campaign ends in Jammu region

Coalition for empowerment of common man: Rana, Tara


Nagrota, Nov 30: The coalition candidates ended their election campaign for the Legislative Council polls here on Friday, a NC spokesman in a statement. He said that out of 43 sarpanchs, 39 along with More

  • South Asia

Pak, Afghan talks on Strategic Partnership


Islamabad, Nov 30: Pakistan and Afghanistan today began negotiations on a Strategic Partnership Agreement even as Kabul called on Islamabad to take more steps, including the release of Taliban detainees More

  • World



United Nations, Nov 30: Palestine overwhelmingly won a historic UN General Assembly vote which will upgrade its status to non-member observer state at the world body, a stinging diplomatic setback to the More

  • GK Careers

‘My aim is to retain marginalized children in government schools’

State of Education


In an interview with Shabir Ibn Yusuf, Director School Education, Kashmir, M Shafi Rather, while admitting that all is not well with the government schools in Kashmir, says he wants to link marginalized More

  • GK Features

Principal Caretaker

A retired teacher revived a neglected Pandit school in Nawakadal and ensured the temple inside the school was never closed for devotees



When 76-year-old Ghulam Muhammad Malik retired as a government teacher in 1995, he had looked forward to his post-retirement life. But when the local people from Khankah-Sokhta in Nawakadal approached More

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