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In Kashmir RTI activism is dying a silent death

Srinagar: State Information Commission (SIC), a primer institutions aimed to curb corruption in the State through its flow of information, continues to remain headless even after the new government was formed on April 4, this year. The delay by authorities to initiate the process for appointment of new chairman and …

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After 147 days, Mirwaiz delivers Friday sermon at Jamia

Srinagar: Normal life remained disrupted on Friday due to strike call by resistance leaderships, while authorities placed restrictions in place in restive areas including Maisuma and detained JKLF leader Muhammad Yasin Malik to quell possible protests. The movement of people and transport was comparatively less due to apprehensions of law and …

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Director Health’s another way to revamp Kashmir’s ailing healthcare

Mir Farhat Srinagar: In a first, the health services employees of the government peripheral hospitals are seeing their performance in patient-care rewarded. From a peon to heads of the district hospitals, the employees who perform the best in a month are appreciated by the director as “best employees of the …

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Parents stage protest against DPS

Srinagar: Delhi Public School (DPS) at Srinagar is again in news for all the wrong reasons. The students and their parents have accused the School Principal Vijay Kumar Dhar of being “insolent and arrogant” towards them. The parents including mothers of many students staged a protest at Press Enclave here against the School …

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Does ongoing Kashmir uprising lack ‘plan of action’?

   Sheikh Fayaz Ahmad In Why Did the ‘Twitter Revolutions’ Fail?, an article published in the New York Times last year, Ivan Krastev couches his set of arguments in a thought-provoking manner by referring to history. He writes that, immediately after the 1851 Paris coup by Napoleon, some of the greatest …

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Azerbaijan for resolution of Kashmir as per UN resolutions

  ND News Network Srinagar Ambassador of Azerbaijan to Pakistan, Ali Alizada today sided with Pakistan on Kashmir issue and said that his country would continue complete support to Pakistan on the issue of Kashmir and added that it should be resolved according to resolutions of United Nations, Radio Pakistan …

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Hand over Tattoo ground, open more cross LOC routes: J&K CM tells GoI

  New Delhi: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today reiterated her demand for opening of more travel and trade routes across the LoC in Jammu & Kashmir to facilitate enhanced movement of people and goods on the two sides of the divide. She also sought handing over of Tattoo Ground land …

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‘Shift my husband from Kot-Balwal to Srinagar’

Sameer Showkin Lone Srinagar: Wife of pro-freedom leader, Moulana Sarjan Barkati, popularly known as “freedom chacha and Pied Piper of Kashmir”, for his peculiar way of sloganeering, today appealed the authorities especially Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti that her husband be shifted to Srinagar jail from Kot-Balwal jail Jammu. Barkati’s wife …

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