65 members of Whatsapp groups held in past 3 weeks in Pulwama

65 members of Whatsapp groups held in past 3 weeks in Pulwama

Srinagar: Whatsapp groups have sent 65 persons in Pulwama to police custody. Police say they have arrested these persons as a security measure. The arrests have likely been made to prevent unrest in the lead-up to the Lok Sabha by-elections in Anantnag and Srinagar. “The arrests were made in the past three weeks,” Senior Superintendent […]

Suspension, inquiry, hounding of senior doctor at GMC Jammu

Suspension, inquiry, hounding of senior doctor at GMC Jammu

Srinagar: On March 13, the government relieved Dr Zahid Hussain Gilani of the charge of principal of Jammu’s Government Medical College and gave the charge to Dr Sunanda Raina, head of the college’s anatomy department. On the day she took over, she filed a complaint against her predecessor of “gross indiscipline, misconduct and disobedience.” She […]

200 CCTVs to be installed at 53 locations in Srinagar

200 CCTVs to be installed at 53 locations in Srinagar

Srinagar: To keep an eye on pro-freedom demonstrations, stone-pelting and militant activities, the police will cast a network of surveillance in the form of Close Circuit Camera TVs (CCTV) in Srinagar and other district headquarters of Kashmir Valley. The police surveillance will start from Srinagar and later bring all the major towns of district headquarters […]

Girl students still paying fees despite govt’s waiver order

Girl students still paying fees despite govt’s waiver order

Srinagar: Last year the Mehbooba Mufti government announced free education to girl students in government-run schools in the state. That promise has not been fulfilled. Girl students are still paying several kinds of fees and establishment charges to government schools in Kashmir. An order issued by the Commissioner Secretary of the Education Department, Shaleen Kabra, […]

Pakistan a great blessing for Muslims: Geelani

Pakistan a great blessing for Muslims: Geelani

SRINAGAR: Chairman Hurriyat Conference Syed Ali Geelani on Wednesday termed Pakistan as “centre of hope” of Muslim Ummah saying the country was a “great blessing for Muslims”. In a statement issued here, Geelani while greeting the Pakistan government, its Army and people on ‘Pakistan Resolution Day’ said the country has a political importance in the […]

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