Unite against communal, polarizing forces: Dr Farooq

Unite against communal, polarizing forces: Dr Farooq

SRINAGAR: National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah on Wednesday called for a united front to foil the ‘machinations of communal and divisive elements’ saying that the spirit of inclusiveness alone can steer Jammu and Kashmir out of the prevailing morass and political instability. Stepping up his electoral campaign for by-polls to Srinagar Parliamentary Constituency during […]

HC seeks monthly report from IOC on auto LPG station in Valley

HC seeks monthly report from IOC on auto LPG station in Valley

SRINAGAR: Terming the explanation by Indian Oil Corporation on non-installation of Auto LPG Dispensing Station (ALDS) as “not plausible and unacceptable”, the J&K high court has directed it to file monthly status report about the progress in setting up of the facility in the Kashmir Valley. The directions by a division bench of Justices Mohammad […]

Govt hell-bent to curb resistance leadership, says Hurriyat (M)

Govt hell-bent to curb resistance leadership, says Hurriyat (M)

Srinagar: Condemning the continuous house detention and curbs on religious activities of APHC (M) Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, a spokesman termed it as the frustration of ruling regime which is bent upon to restrict and curb the peaceful activities of resistance leadership. In a statement the spokesman said that the rulers, in order to carry […]

11 file nominations for Srinagar bypolls, 7 on last day

11 file nominations for Srinagar bypolls, 7 on last day

SRINAGAR: On the last day of filing of nominations Tuesday, seven more candidates have filed their papers for Srinagar Parliamentary Constituency bye polls. The candidates include Chetan Sharma of Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha, Bikram Singh of J&K Lib­eral Democratic Party, Farooq Ahmad Dar (Independent), Mirza Sajad Hussain Beigh of Rashtriya Jan Kranti Party, Mehraj Khourshid […]

ECI appoints observers for Srinagar

ECI appoints observers for Srinagar

SRINAGAR: Election Commission of India (ECI) Tuesday appointed observers for smooth conduct of Srinagar Parliamen­tary bye polls. In case of any grievances with regard to conduct of the bye-elec­tions to the constituency political parties, nominated candidates, electorates and general public are informed to contact the following observers: Kamlesh Kumar Pant (General observer) for Kangan, Ganderbal, […]

DEO organizes election training programme in Srinagar

DEO organizes election training programme in Srinagar

SRINAGAR: District Elec­tion Officer, Srinagar, today organized an election training programme for the AROs and allied staff. The training was given by master trainers. The programme was con­ducted at DC Office Srinagar, in which a hundred trainees to be placed as polling staff were imparted the necessary training. Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar, who oversaw the training […]

CUK to launch B. Tech in Computer Science

SRINAGAR: The 18th meeting of the Executive Council (EC) of the Central University of Kashmir (CUK) was on Tuesday held at Nowgam-II academic cum administrative block here with Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Mehraj ud Din Mir in chair. The meeting endorsed the launching of B. Tech programmes in various streams of Engineering and decided to start the […]

CRDP awards achievers from diverse walks of life

CRDP awards achievers from diverse walks of life

Srinagar: An award ceremony for achievers belonging to the different walks of life was held at SKICC by the Centre for Research and Development Policy (CRDP). The work and contribution of nineteen such achievers was acknowledged. The awardees were from the categories of Social Reform, Entrepreneurship, Healthcare, Research, Literature, Craft, Innovation, Art, Media, Music, and […]

Top level engineers protest against government

Top level engineers protest against government

SRINAGAR: Top level engineers working with state held a protest against the government on Monday for not hiking their salaries since they have been appointed. The one day sit-in protest was held in the twin capitals of the state and was also attended by chief engineers. Peerzada Hidayatullah, the president of J&K Electrical Engineering Graduates […]

Govt’s approach towards resistance leaders ‘aggressive’: Hurriyat (M)

Govt’s approach towards resistance leaders ‘aggressive’: Hurriyat (M)

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat Conference (M) on Monday said government is adopting “aggressive” approach towards the resistance leadership while strongly condemning the continuous house arrest and imposition curbs on the social, political and religious activities of its chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq. A spokesman of the conglomerate in a statement issued here said in view of continuous house […]

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