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No class work at Kashmir University on Tuesday

No class work at Kashmir University on Tuesday

Srinagar: Class-work will remain suspended at Kashmir University on Tuesday (December 18, 2018), said Dean Academic Affairs Prof Mushadiq Amin Sahaf. Earlier, officials said the class work will remain suspended at the colleges in Srinagar and Ganderbal districts. They said the decision was taken as a precautionary measure to maintain law and order. A spokesperson […]

JRL urges people to offer funeral prayers in absentia for Pulwama slain

JRL urges people to offer funeral prayers in absentia for Pulwama slain

Srinagar: Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) on Monday urged people to offer funeral prayers in absentia for the civilians and militants killed in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district over the weekend. A JRL spokesman urged people to offer ‘gaibana Namaz e Jinazah’ tomorrow after Zuhr prayers for the slain. He asked people to visit the homes of […]

Azad calls for probe into Pulwama civilian killings

Azad calls for probe into Pulwama civilian killings

New Delhi: Congress veteran and Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha, Ghulam Nabi Azad, on Monday called for a probe into the Saturday’s killings of seven civilians in Pulwama district of south Kashmir and asked the government forces to avoid firing on civilians. “It’s always praiseworthy when our armed forces eliminate militants but it pains […]

Kamal Nath takes oath as MP CM, ends 15-year-old BJP rule

Kamal Nath takes oath as MP CM, ends 15-year-old BJP rule

Bhopal: Senior Congress leader Kamal Nath, who steered his party to victory in Madhya Pradesh, was on Monday sworn in as its 18th Chief Minister, bringing to an end 15 years of BJP rule in the state which had become the saffron party’s stronghold. The nine-time MP and former union Minister was administered the oath […]

Wazwaan: Extravagance or Traditional Feast?

Wazwaan: Extravagance or Traditional Feast?

Mir Iqbal While the “Satte Sen” (Seven Feasts) is a common Kashmiri phrase used to show someone that how special the person is, once agreed to visit the hosts for a feast or for some special purpose. “Satte Sen” is the Kashmiri translation of Wazwaan– the collection of seven non- vegetarian dishes prepared in different […]

Dismal State of Industrial Affairs in J&K

Dismal State of Industrial Affairs in J&K

Be it Leather, mutton, food procession or any other small scale industry, Kashmir’s industrial sector has either failed to grow or struggling for survive. What are the reasons and factors behind the dismal state of industrial affairs in the state, let’s analyse in-depth. LEATHER INDUSTRY: Few decades back Leather industry enjoyed a prestigious position in […]

Rubayata is Kashmir’s youngest Author

Rubayata is Kashmir’s youngest Author

Rubayata Umeed is the youngest writer from Kashmir, who has created a history by writing a book at the early age of 14. A student of 9th class of Salfia Educational Institute Roseau Budgam, Rubayata hails from Kunzar Mulgam village of District Baramulla. She is among those rare children who have authored a book at […]

Meet Flying Women of Kashmir

Meet Flying Women of Kashmir

Kaneez Fatima, Iram Habib, Captain Tanvi Raina and Ayesha Aziz are the recent entrants to the exclusive high-flying club. With these women pilots, Kashmir is now gradually getting a good group of women who fly the aircraft. Kaneez Fatima, a 24 year old woman is second woman pilot from Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir. […]

An overnight celebrity; From militant to folk singer

An overnight celebrity; From militant to folk singer

The song, ‘Ha Gulo’ (O! Gul or the flower-faced beloved), a Kashmiri melody that was recently released by Coke Studio, has been received very well in the Kashmir Valley. Despite an almost permanent gloom hanging in the air due to the daily routine of deaths and violence, the song has lifted the public mood and […]

Allegations of discrepancies in CCE-2016 unwarranted: Chairman JKPSC

Allegations of discrepancies in CCE-2016 unwarranted: Chairman JKPSC

JAMMU: Making it clear that although the allegations regarding discrepancies in Combined Competitive (Mains) Examination-2016 are completely unwarranted, J&K Public Service Commission (JKPSC) today said it will, still, provide an opportunity to the aggrieved candidates to project their concerns by making a formal representation to the Commission. This was announced by the Chairman, JKPSC, Latief-uz-Zaman […]

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India rescues persecuted Hindus

D.C. PATHAK The alacrity with which Union Home Minister Amit Shah has pushed the new Citizenship Amendment Bill through the two Houses of Parliament reflects the determination of the Modi regime to implement its larger national agenda in its current tenure — unfazed by the ramblings of a disparate opposition. For decades, this country witnessed […]