TOSA MAIDAN – In the line of fire

Tosa Maidan firing range is not only putting at risk the lives of people but also endangering the surrounding environment and aquatic life

Taha Mirani

Every year with the onset of summer government issues a fresh notification to 16 adjoining villages of Tosa Maidan, asking them to stay indoors.  A rich pasture located in central Kashmir’s Budgam district, Tosa Maidan was given to Indian army on lease for firearms practice in 1962. “The More

Seven years without justice

Inayatullah’s family is yet to come to terms with their irreparable loss

Bilal Bhat

On the night of June 30, 2006, at around 9.30pm, a gunshot was heard about two kilometers from the heart of the Srinagar city center in Munawarabad Chowk. When Rahmatullah Bhat rushed out of his bakery shop, he saw his son Inayatullah Bhat lying flat on the other side of road near Hotel Ikhwan which More

  • Kashmir

JK not releasing funds share under NRHM: Union Ministry

‘We Are Forced To Withhold Central Assistance’

MANZOOR-UL-HASSAN

Srinagar, July 4: The Jammu and Kashmir government’s failure to release its share for funds under the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) has forced the Union Health Ministry to withhold funding under More



  • Srinagar City

ADHERE TO NORMS OR FACE DE-RECOGNITION: DSEK TELLS PVT SCHOOLS

CEO directs ‘erring lot’ to ensure drinking water, washroom facilities

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, July 4: Taking serious note of public complaints that some leading private schools in the City were taking them for the ride, the Directorate of School Education Kashmir has directed the erring More




  • Jammu

BSF repatriates youth to Pak

Jammu, July 4: A Pakistani youth has been repatriated to his country, BSF officials said here Thursday. Muhmmad Asif was handed over to the Pakistani Rangers at Flag Meeting by the Border Security More



  • South Asia

Pakistan ends moratorium on executions

AGENCIES

Islamabad, July 4: Pakistan’s new government has ended a moratorium on executions, an official said on Thursday as Amnesty International raised concerns about a “shocking and retrograde step”. Under More



  • World

Sharif meets Chinese President

Seeks investment to revive economy

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Beijing, July 4: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today met Chinese President Xi Jinping and sought assistance in energy, transport and infrastructure projects, hoping that China will stand by its More



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