UNICEF likely to intervene in child rights sector in JK

High-Level Team Assesses Scenario To ‘Find Targets For Intervention’

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Dec 2: In a significant development, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), which works for children’s rights across the globe, is exploring options to intervene vis-à-vis child rights issues in Jammu and Kashmir. Informed sources told Greater Kashmir that the two member team More

Won’t allow Kashmir’s division on sectarian lines: Mirwaiz

Chairs Crucial Meet; Joint Delegation To Visit Zadibal, Magam

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, Dec 2: Taking a strong note of group clashes in some parts of Kashmir, the Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Sunday said the heads of various religious organizations have “formed a counter strategy to defeat the hands trying to divide Kashmiris on religious lines.” More

Delhi readies to ‘listen to’ separatists

PMO To Invite Hurriyat (M) For ‘Structured Dialogue’

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, Dec 2: The Hurriyat (M) leadership is set to receive a formal invitation for a “structured dialogue” from the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) soon after their return from Pakistan visit this month.  The invite is expected to be a “low-key affair” and would reach the Hurriyat (M) camp More

Juvenile Justice: New bill to be tabled in next Assembly session

Minister Confirms Development; Congress, PDP Say Will Support Pro-Children Initiative

ZAHID MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Dec 2: Faced with criticism from rights groups and public alike, the J&K Government is now all set to table the Juvenile Justice Bill in the next assembly session to be held in the winter capital Jammu. The Opposition parties say they would support the bill.  The development More

'60 % hotels vacated by Forces'

Rs 4 lakh recovered as fine for cheating, Rs 21 lakh reimbursed to tourists

Srinagar, Dec 3: While claiming that the state government was serious towards getting various hotels in valley vacated by the security forces, Director Tourism Kashmir, Talat Parvez today said the government has so far been successful in vacating about 60 percent hotels from their occupation.& More

No let up in ‘harassment’ of Kashmiri students

Crisis at Panchkula Engineering College in Haryana; Valley students quit hostels for ‘safety’

AAQIB ASHRAF

Srinagar Dec 2: There seems to be no let up in the “harassment” of Kashmiri students studying outside Jammu and Kashmir. In a fresh instance, the Kashmiri students undergoing studies at the Panchkula Engineering College in Haryana have allegedly been beaten to pulp by fellow colleagues for “being More

DAK calls off proposed strike after medicos’ release

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Dec 2: The Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) has called off its proposed indefinite state-wide agitation which was to begin from December 3. This comes after the two arrested doctors from District Hospital Kulgam were released from police custody on Saturday evening, a DAK spokesman More

1st Kargil Courier flight on Dec 5
Srinagar, Dec 2: In view of the closure of Srinagar-Kargil road due to snowfall at Zojilla, the Government has made arrangements for Kargil Courier service between Srinagar and Kargil from December 5.  An official spokesman said the Indian Air Force AN-32 planes will shuttle thrice a week More

  • Kashmir

UNICEF likely to intervene in child rights sector in JK

High-Level Team Assesses Scenario To ‘Find Targets For Intervention’

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Dec 2: In a significant development, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), which works for children’s rights across the globe, is exploring options to intervene vis-à-vis child rights More



  • Srinagar City

MASTER PLAN VIOLATIONS demolish official claims

ENFORCEMENT WING CAUGHT NAPPING ON ILLEGAL CONSTRUCTIONS

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, Dec 2: The Enforcement wing of Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) seems to have found a novel method to give free hand to illegal constructions in the City, which has witnessed brazen violations More




  • Jammu

Police constable kills wife, mother-in-law

Doda, Dec 2: A police constable, deployed on election duty, attempted suicide after killing his wife and mother-in-law and injuring his father-in-law in a remote area of this mountainous district, on Sunday More



  • South Asia

Taliban attack NATO base, 5 killed

Jalalabad (Afghanistan), Dec 2: Taliban insurgents launched a major suicide attack today against a NATO base at an Afghan city airport, killing five people and wounding several foreign troops, officials More



  • Budgam

8 YEARS ON, GUHIDRAGAN BRIDGE STILL INCOMPLETE

People suffer, authorities mute

Khansahib (Budgam): Inhabitants of Guhidragan village are up in arms against the authorities over slow pace of construction work of a bridge on Shaliganga stream here. They said work on the bridge was More



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