SC grants court more time to wrap up BOPEE scam trial

SC grants court more time to wrap up BOPEE scam trial

By Aqib Ahmad   New Delhi: The Supreme Court of India has granted more time to special judge anti-corruption Srinagar to conclude trial into multi-crore cash-for-paper scam of Common Entrance Test 2012 which was allegedly engineered by the former chairman of Board of Professional Entrance Examinations (BOPEE) Mushtaq Ahmad Peer. “Extension of time, as has […]

Prefab classrooms, borrowed building makes Utersoo degree college

Prefab classrooms, borrowed building makes Utersoo degree college

By Shafat Mir Utersoo (Anantnag): Five years after a degree college was established at Utersoo village in Shangus area of Anantnag district in south Kashmir, the college is still functioning in prefab sheds inside the premises of a local secondary school. The government established the Utersoo college in 2012 but the college sans its own […]

No sweeper, toilet facility at Safakadal Middle school

No sweeper, toilet facility at Safakadal Middle school

By Nazima Sidiq Srinagar: Two decades after a middle school was established at Safakadal in old Srinagar in a rented building, the authorities have failed to install proper washroom facility much to the inconvenience of the students and staff. The school lacks proper infrastructure to cater to the needs of enrolled 72 students including girls […]

Supreme Court proposes out-of-court settlement for Babri Masjid dispute

Supreme Court proposes out-of-court settlement for Babri Masjid dispute

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday said fresh attempts must be made by all parties concerned to find a solution to the Ram Janambhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute in Ayodhya which is a “sensitive” and “sentimental matter”. A bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar said that such religious issues can be solved through negotiations […]

‘PDP importing RSS into Kashmir’

‘PDP importing RSS into Kashmir’

ANANTNAG: National Conference and Congress on Tuesday assailed PDP for importing RSS into Kashmir, saying that the politically sagacious people won’t allow the machinations of saffron social engineering to succeed in a pluralistic state like Jammu and Kashmir. “PDP stands exposed for facilitating the RSS to spread its tentacles, first by inducting its political constituent […]

Rajwar villages sans drinking water

Rajwar villages sans drinking water

Baramulla: On the world water day, the scarcity of drinking water is haunting several villages in Rajwar pocket of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. Residents of Bhat Mohalla and Wani Mohalla of Ahgam Rajwar are struggling for drinking water facility for the past three decades but the government has only served them promises. In 2015, a […]

Four houses gutted in an Uri village

Four houses gutted in an Uri village

Baramulla: Four houses were gutted in a fire incident in a border village in Uri area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Monday night. A senior police officer said that fire broke out in Marya-Kamalkote in Uri close to the line of control on Monday night resulting to burning of four residential houses. There was […]

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