British High Commission team in Valley

Envoys Discuss Human Rights Situation With SHRC Officials

ARIF SHAFI WANI

Srinagar, Nov 22: For the first time in the past nearly two decades of unrest in Kashmir, a high level team of the British High Commission in Islamabad and New Delhi are jointly making an on-the-spot assessment of human rights situation in Jammu and Kashmir.  The visit of the British envoys follows More

Why CoI is probing only 17 deaths; Asks High Court

Govt Directed To File Response Within 2 Weeks

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Nov 22: Jammu and Kashmir High Court has granted two weeks time to the government to file response as to why Commission of Inquiry (CoI) probing the deaths during 2010 uprising has brought only 17 cases under the ambit of the probe. A division bench of High Court comprising Justice More

'ARMY CONFIRMS INVOLVEMENT OF 2 MAJORS'

GANDERBAL CUSTODIAL KILLING

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Nov 22: The investigating officer of Crime Branch probing the custodial killing of Muhammad Sultan Bhat of Ganderbal informed the High Court that he has received a communication from Army confirming that Major Adjutant M R Nunia and Major Sunny Kurian have shot dead Bhat in 1999. A Crime More

District hospitals to teach DNB courses in Valley

MANZOOR-UL-HASSSAN

Srinagar, Nov 22: State government is mulling to introduce Diplomate of National Board (DNB) courses in three major district hospitals of the Valley to overcome the shortage of specialist doctors for the better patient care.State Health Department had moved a proposal for DNB courses at district More

NC-ANC merger soon: Kamaal
Srinagar, Nov 22: Confirming media reports about merger of Awami National Conference (ANC) into the National Conference, NC additional general secretary Mustafa Kamaal Thursday said the party president Dr Farooq Abdullah has given a green signal for the merger. However, Kamaal said the party More

‘Man-animal conflict has become a political issue in Kashmir’

ARIF SHAFI WANI

Srinagar, Nov 22: In the wake of rising incidents of man-animal conflict involving mostly bears in the Valley, experts have recommended formulation of a comprehensive plan to prevent the situation from escalation.    “The Hangul centric conservation efforts have taken heavy toll on other More

COPS MAKE SECURITY ARRANGEMENTS FOR LC POLLS

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Nov 22: In view of threat perception, Police have made all possible security arrangements for the December 3 Legislative Council poll candidates and other campaigners. As many as 37 candidates are contesting for four seats reserved for Panchayat representatives. “Leaders from different More

CB produces challans against CAPD officials

Food grains embezzlement case

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Nov 22: Crime Branch (CB) Jammu has produced a charge sheet in case FIR no. 19/200 U/S 409.120-B RPC r/w Section 3/7 E.C. Act and 5(2J PC Act SVt.2006 P/S Crime Branch, Jammu against four employees of Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution (CAPD) Department for allegedly embezzling huge More

IUST students stage anti-Israel protest
Awantipora, Nov 22: Hundreds of students of various departments of Islamic University on Thursday staged a protest against the ongoing military aggression of Israel on Palestine.Holding placards and banners which disparaged the military aggression of Israel on innocent Palestinian’s, students More

Panch ‘assaults’ RTI activist
Srinagar, Nov 22: A spokesman of RTI movement on Thursday alleged that a Panch and his local partner assaulted an RTI activist Shakeel-ur-Rasool of Saderkoot Bala at Sumbal Sonwari in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district.   The spokesman said the duo attacked Shakeel when he raised his More

Vakil takes on Omar

‘CM Should Explain Why Corruption Can’t Be Eradicated?’

Nowpora (Sopore), Nov 22: Senior Congress leader Abdul Gani Vakil on Thursday lashed out at the Chief Minsiter Omar Abdullah for stating that eradicating corruption is not possible in a coalition system.Addressing a party convention here in north Kashmir he said, “How can head of a State claim that More

CC condemns Masroor Ansari’s arrest
Srinagar, Nov 22: Coordination Committee Shia-Suni Itehad Jammu Kashmir, at a meeting held, here with its patron and JKLF chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik in chair, strongly condemned the arrest of Itehad-ul-Muslimeen president Masroor Abas Ansari.The CC, according to its spokesman, termed Ansari’s More

  • Kashmir

British High Commission team in Valley

Envoys Discuss Human Rights Situation With SHRC Officials

ARIF SHAFI WANI

Srinagar, Nov 22: For the first time in the past nearly two decades of unrest in Kashmir, a high level team of the British High Commission in Islamabad and New Delhi are jointly making an on-the-spot assessment More



  • Srinagar City

From cozy offices,SMC top brass takes to streets

Dr Qasba does Gandhigiri in City centre, intensifies Anti-Polythene drive

M HYDERI

Srinagar, Nov 22: The next time someone argues with you over use of polythene, do give a second thought, if you want to resist his “uncalled for intervention”. Reasons: You may end up in trouble and could More




  • Jammu

People sick of present government: Mehbooba

NC Never Allowed Democracy To Flourish: Qarra

SALIL RAINA

Poonch, Nov 22: Opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti Thursday lambasted the state government for what she termed its failure on all fronts and said that people want to get rid More



  • GKeducation&career

Story of an exemplary teacher

A government school teacher employs teachers in a remote government high school and pays their salary from his own pocket

INSPIRATION

MAJID MAQBOOL

In a remote government high school in Poshkreeri, zone Mattan, Anantnag, around 60kms from Srinagar, Ghulam Muhammad Sheikh, 47, attends to his duty an hour before the school starts. And he is the last More



  • Kangan

Roadblock hits construction of Bamluna spill channel

Affected farmers demand compensation at market rate

Bamluna (Kangan): The farmers whose land has been acquired for construction of a water spill channel from Wangat to Kijpora have demanded compensation at existing market rates.  Authorities have acquired More



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