JK Govt ‘forgets’ PaK returnees

Children Denied Admission In Schools; Families Suffer For Want Of Basic Amenities

AAQIB ASHRAF

Srinagar, Feb 3: The much-hyped Rehabilitation Policy is proving to be a damp squib with more than 200 ex-militants along with their families, who have returned back to Kashmir via Nepal, facing immense hardships. The former militants along with their families traveled back to Kashmir via Nepal border More

Mirwaiz thanks Pakistan for supporting Kashmir cause

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Feb 3: Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has hailed Pakistan and its people for supporting Kashmir cause.“Pakistan has consistently supported the rightful struggle of Kashmiris,” Mirwaiz said in a statement.   He termed it as appreciative and bold More

‘Nothing Special about GOI’s Special Scholarship Scheme’

JK Students Await Grants, Urge CM To Resolve Issue

AAQIB ASHRAF

Srinagar, Feb 3: The Government of India’s much-hyped Special Scholarship Scheme for Jammu and Kashmir (SSSJ&K) seems to have failed to yield the desired results on ground, especially in view of the oft-repeated complaints by students that the scheme was an “utter failure.” On Sunday More

Govt to carry out screening test of people in South Kashmir areas

MANZOOR-UL-HASSAN

Srinagar, Feb 3: In the wake of Hepatitis C outbreak in South Kashmir’s Takiya Magam village, the state government Sunday decided to screen people from every adjacent village for the infection and raise awareness about its causes and prevention.  While the Health Department has already launched More

AMK resents Govt ‘indifference’ toward Kashmiri language

To Meet CM Before Launching Decisive Movement

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Feb 3: Expressing resentment over the continued indifference of the government toward various issues of Kashmiri language, Adbee Markaz Kamraz (AMK) today decided to meet the Chief Minister before launching the decisive phase of its language movement, an AMK spokesman said in a statement More

CITU appeals workers, employees to support 2-day strike
Srinagar, Feb 3: President J&K State Committee of Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) M Y Tarigami has appealed people of all sections to extend support to the 2-day nationwide general strike called by 11 trade unions on February 20 and 21 in protest against the anti-people policies of the Central More

PDP has buried Self-Rule idea: NC

Tanvir Blames Party Leadership For Mass Exodus Of Kashmiri Pandits

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Feb 3:  The National Conference today said that the PDP’s self-rule was meant as eyewash to come to power by befooling the people and that the party has rightly buried the illusionary document and stopped talking about it as they have understood that its formulation is bizarre and unreal More

Empower State Accountability Commission: Tarigami to JK Govt

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Feb 3: Pitching for empowerment of the State Accountability Commission (SAC), the State Secretary of Communist Party of India (Marxist) and Member Legislative Assembly from Kulgam, Muhammad Yosouf Tarigami, Sunday asked the State Government to come up with a bill in the upcoming session More

Night protests, stone-pelting outside Srinagar hotel

Police Pacify Protesters, Shift Accused Foreigners

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Feb 3: Groups of people held night protests and also resorted to stone pelting outside a hotel in Dalgate area of Srinagar where some foreigners were reportedly putting up. The protestors alleged the foreigners were ‘carrying out conversions’ in Kashmir. Police however said they did not More

8 months on, Pulwama village reels under darkness

Locals blame ‘infirm’ political representatives

GK NEWS NETWORK

Pulwama, Feb 3: A Mohalla of village Payer in this south Kashmir district has been reeling under darkness for the past eight months due to power scarcity.According to locals, Mohalla Herpora of village Payer has been forced into complete darkness since June last year due to non-availability of More

Panchayat members lock horns with PDD

Protesters take Magistrate, officials hostage; Sarpanch arrested

SUHAIL AJMAL

Sumbal (Bandipora), Feb 3: Police on Sunday arrested a Sarpanch here in north Kashmir after PDD officials alleged that he removed a transmission line and took PDD officials and Magistrate as hostages.   Panchayat representatives took to the streets in Sumbal to stage a protest against More

  • Kashmir

JK Govt ‘forgets’ PaK returnees

Children Denied Admission In Schools; Families Suffer For Want Of Basic Amenities

SHAM REHABILITATION POLICY?

AAQIB ASHRAF

Srinagar, Feb 3: The much-hyped Rehabilitation Policy is proving to be a damp squib with more than 200 ex-militants along with their families, who have returned back to Kashmir via Nepal, facing immense More



  • Srinagar City

Historic Eidgah ground faces official vandalization

UEED STARTS DRAIN CONSTRUCTION THROUGH IT TO CARRY SEWAGE OF ADJOINING AREAS

ARIF SHAFI WANI

Srinagar, Feb 3: Historic Eidgah ground is facing vandalisation as the State Government has started construction of a drain through it for carrying sewage of adjoining areas.    For past More




  • Jammu

3% reservation in govt jobs does no good to differently-abled persons

Recruiting Agencies Prefer Partially Handicapped Under Grab Of SRO 62

ABHINAV VERMA

Jammu, Feb 3:  Notwithstanding the existing provision of three percent reservation for them, majority of differently-abled persons in Jammu and Kashmir are being denied government jobs in the State More



  • World

TTP to hold talks with govt if 3 politicians act as guarantors

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Islamabad, Feb 3: Asserting that it has no confidence in the army, the banned Pakistani Taliban today said it would hold talks with the government if three top politicians, including PML-N chief Nawaz More



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