20000 health employees go on strike

HOLD SIT-IN DEMONSTRATIONS AT OLD SECRETARIAT

MANZOOR-UL-HASSAN

Srinagar, Jan 12: At least 20000 employees of the Health and Medical Education Department Saturday suspended work and held massive demonstration at the Old Secretariat here following the stoppage of their monthly salaries. Work at all the government offices associated with the Health Department More

Army committed towards maintaining, sustaining peace: GOC

Chinar Corps Celebrates Raising Day

Srinagar, Jan 12: The General Officer Commanding (GOC) of Srinagar based Chinar Corps on Saturday said the Army was committed towards “maintaining and sustaining” peace and harmony in the Valley.   Addressing Chinar Corps Raising Day function at B B Cantonment here the GOC said: “Last More

Masrat Alam challenges detention under PSA

SC Asks JK Govt To File Response In 4 Weeks

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Jan 12: The Supreme Court has issued notice to Jammu and Kashmir government on a petition challenging the detention of Muslim League Chairman Masrat Alam under Public Safety Act. The Court granted four weeks to the government to file response to the petition filed by Alam’s uncle More

Fresh unmarked graves found in Kashmir: Report

IMRAN MUZAFFAR

Srinagar, Jan 12: Two years after more than 2000 corpses buried in several unmarked graves were found in north Kashmir, a report by non-governmental organisation has claimed discovery of fresh unmarked graves from Chadoora tehsil of district Budgam.  The report by ‘Voice of Victims’ claimed More

Separatists concerned
Srinagar, Jan 12: Hurriyat Conference (M) has expressed serious concern over the discovery of 60 more unmarked graves in central Kashmir. In a statement today, a spokesman of the Hurriyat (M) said, “The spokesman appealed to the international human rights organizations to take a serious notice More

KSCDS takes exception; calls it conspiracy, ethnic attack

Permanent Resident Certificate Bill

Srinagar, Jan 12: The Kashmir Centre for Social and Developmental Studies (KSCDS), a civil society group, has taken strong exception to the proposed bill likely to be tabled in the state legislature in the upcoming session, for granting state subject status to the West Pakistan refugees settled in More

Says Govt apathy responsible for Panch killings

MEHBOOBA VISITS BOMAI

Srinagar Jan 12: Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP) president, Mehbooba Mufti today visited Bomai, Sopore to condole the death of the late Sarpanch Habibullah Mir of Goripora, a PDP spokesman said. He said she was accompanied by the local party leader Dr Shehzad Aasim. Mehbooba conveyed her More

Assures Mir’s family of all possible help

SAGAR VISITS BOMAI

Sopore, Jan 12: Minister for Rural Development, Law, Justice, Parliamentary Affairs and Panchayati Raj, Ali Muhammad Sagar has termed the killing of Habibullah Mir, Sarpanch of Gouripora-Sopore as a heinous crime.             The Minister More

Tarigami condemns killing
Srinagar, Jan 12: Strongly condemning the killing of Habibullah Mir Sarpanch hailing from Bomai Sopore, CPI (M) State Secretary M Y Tarigami has termed the incident ‘heinous and barbaric act’ which should be condemned by one and all. In a statement Tarigami said: “Such incidents are inhuman More

3 stalkers held at Khanyar

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, Jan 12: Continuing with its crackdown on eve teasers, police on Saturday nabbed three persons accused of stalking a girl at Khanyar area of Shaher-e-Khaas. Reports said for the past few days the accused were following the girl when she was on way for tuitions. Witnesses More

Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi (SAW) DC Srinagar reviews arrangements
Srinagar, Jan 12: To review the arrangements for celebrations of Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi (SAW) at Hazratbal, Srinagar, Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar, Baseer Ahmad Khan convened a meeting of officers of district administration and members of Waqaf Board here today.  The DC impressed upon the officers More

  • Kashmir

20000 health employees go on strike

HOLD SIT-IN DEMONSTRATIONS AT OLD SECRETARIAT

MANZOOR-UL-HASSAN

Srinagar, Jan 12: At least 20000 employees of the Health and Medical Education Department Saturday suspended work and held massive demonstration at the Old Secretariat here following the stoppage of their More



  • Srinagar City

Rise and fall of The Bund

Ill-planning vandalizes Srinagar’s globally famous heritage walkway

ARIF SHAFI WANI

DOTTED with towering mighty Chinars and overlooking gushing river Jhelum, The Bund in the heart of Srinagar till a few decades ago was a favorite haunt of nature lovers and British. However, ill-planning More




  • Jammu

NC has strong secular credentials: Rana

Jammu, Jan 12: Political Advisor to the Chief Minister Devender Singh Rana said that history of the state is testimony to the strong secular-democratic credentials of National Conference and the sacrifices More



  • PaK

Arrest of 2 JK residents in Mirpur triggers protest

TARIQ NAQASH

Muzaffarabad, Jan 12: Authorities in Mirpur on Saturday lodged two visitors from Jammu and Kashmir in judicial lockup for want of a valid visa, triggering strong protest by the activists of nationalist More



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