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11-Jul-2020 Srinagar

Kashmiri girl awarded Oxford Women's Fellowship 2020-21.

Sehar Iqbal Khanday, a Kashmir based social activist and humanitarian has been awarded the prestigious Oxford-Wanakaset Women’s Scholarship 2020-21. Sehar became the first Kashmiri to earn the prestigious scholarship.The scholarship is awarded to a female...

27-Jun-2020 Srinagar

Burn our vehicles or allow us to resume work: Transporters to Govt

The transporters operating Jammu and Ladakh services from Srinagar on Saturday demanded authorities to allow them to resume their services and said that they will follow the guidelines in letter and spirit.The Srinagar-Jammu-Ladakh Taxi Services Owners and...

27-Jun-2020 Qazigund (Anantnag)

COVID-19: Drop in tourist arrivals hits dry fruit business in Kashmir

With a sharp decline tourist arrivals in Jammu and Kashmir this year, the dry fruit business in the Valley has got badly affected with associated traders claiming to have suffered huge losses especially from the past three months.The popular dry fruit market...

24-Jun-2020 Pulwama

Lockdown : Brick Prices shoot up in valley as Migration of Labours

Over the past few months, the prices of bricks has gone up in the Valley, as a large number of brick-kilns are charged over pricing during Pandemic covid 19.At present, the price per 3000 bricks is Rs 28000 , a sharp increase from Rs10000 in Lockdown If the...

23-Jun-2020 Srinagar

Meet Real "Padwomen" of Kashmir : Irfana Zargar

You all must have heard the term ''Pad Man'' in Bollywood. But do you know their is also a Girl in our kashmir Valley who is known as "Padwomen" Namely ( Irfana Zargar-) who is a Household Name  among the girls distribute Sanitary Pads among Lockdown...

14-Jun-2020 Srinagar

Dr Mir Sammiullah removes 10 KG mesentric tumour from a patient

Dr Mir Samiullah has removed 10 kilogram mesentric tumour from a patient and is likely to find a place in Guinness Book of World Records.In a rare feat Dr Mir Samiullah removed  a massive tumour from mesentry of a female patient from Ladoo Pampore...

09-Jun-2020 Shopian

Shopian family appeals kid turned ‘militant’ to return home

A purported video is viral in which a family from South Kashmir’s Shopian district makes a fervent appeal to their militant son, just 17 years old to return home for the sake of his elderly parents.In the video family members are requesting militants to...

24-May-2020 Thane

Van Dhan for Jaan and Jahaan: The Story of Shahapur’s Katkari Tribe

What can come out of a group of a few dedicated boys led by an able leader and enabling support from government organisations? A lot, apparently.This has been proved yet again, by “Adivasi Ekatmik Samajik Sanstha” of Shahapur in Thane, which markets Giloy...

15-May-2020 Srinagar

In Kashmir, ‘red zones’ without Covid-19 cases

Without a single case of Coronavirus, Mehjoor Nagar area of Srinagar city has been declared as containment zone while the bridge connecting the area with Jawahar Nagar remains almost sealed with concertina wires much to the discomfiture of people of various...

04-Apr-2020 Srinagar

PM’s call for voluntary switch off of lights

The power corporations of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday called the apprehensions expressed by some, regarding the voluntary switch off of lights by people between 9.00 pm  to 9.09 pm on the 5th of April on Prime Minister’s appeal, as “misplaced”.According...

12-Mar-2020 Srinagar

Meet two brave women, who keep Srinagar areas clean

With the first light of the day, Fatima, starts her day with a broom in her hand always jostling to reach a posh locality in Srinagar with a sole aim to clean the garbage. She works as a sweeper with the Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC).There is hardly...

12-Mar-2020 Srinagar

Isn’t there anybody who will listen to us?

A family from Lal Bazar Srinagar, carrying combustible substance emerged in Press Enclave Srinagar on Thursday. The members of the family displayed a petrol bottle and said they are carrying it to set themselves on fire. However, some people present in...

05-Mar-2020 Srinagar

Broadband internet services restored after 7 months in Kashmir

After lifting restriction on the access of social media the J&K government Thursday restored the broadband services in Kashmir after seven months.According to wire service—Kashmir News Observer (KNO)—internet was suspended in Jammu and Kashmir as part...

04-Mar-2020 Srinagar

After 7 months, Social media Curbs Removed in J&K

Union Territory J&K Restrictions from Social media were removed by administration on wednesday after seven months ban on the eve of August 5 after centre Scrapped Article 370 and 35 A from erstwhile state.The administration on January restored Internet...

04-Mar-2020 Srinagar

J&K Govt lifts ban on social media after 7 months

In a significant development, the Jammu and Kashmir administration on Wednesday choose to remove curbs on the social media by extending ban on the restoration of 4-G internet services till March 17.According to wire service—Kashmir News Observer (KNO),...

27-Feb-2020 Jammu

A dream come true- PMAY Scheme

A bright smile lights up Bishamber’s face as he proudly shows us his modest dwelling. Gesturing to his abode, he flaunts the newly constructed one room set including a kitchen. Expressions of relief and joy are mirrored in his face. A king couldn’t be...

14-Feb-2020 Patiala

Commemoration of 257 years of existence of Patiala

To commemorate the completion of 257 years of existence of PATIALA.Patiala Foundation through its iHERITAGE project in association with PHTPB conducted a heritage walk in the old city areas of Patiala.The walk started from Shahi Samadhan moving through...

12-Feb-2020 Srinagar

Foreign envoys speak in different tones on Kashmir visit

The 25 foreign envoys who arrived in Srinagar on Wednesday spoke in different tones even though majority of them evaded media. One of the ambassadors from Afghan stated that he saw shops open all around in Srinagar while as the Mexican envoy said that they...

23-Jan-2020 Bandipora

2 decades on, Bandipora-Gurez road widening project grounded

Even after passing of 21 years, the Bandipora-Gurez road widening project which was approved in the year 1999 is yet to be executed even as the road condition is worsening due to heavy snowfall during winter months every year.According to wire service—Kashmir...

16-Jan-2020 Srinagar

J&K Law Commission functioning without members

Signifying its non-seriousness, the Jammu & Kashmir government is yet to appoint members of its maiden Law Commission which is mandated to recommend repeal of archaic laws.According to wire service—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), the commission is functioning...

30-Dec-2019 Srinagar

Sorry State of Education: 3000 non-teaching posts vacant in Kashmir

Apart from its failure to strengthen the teaching section, the school education department has miserably failed to strengthen the non-teaching section of the department which has adversely affected the day to day affairs of the department.As per the official...

25-Dec-2019 Srinagar

Christmas fails to attract tourists in Kashmir

For the first time in last several decades, the Christmas has miserably failed to attract the tourists in Kashmir with almost all the hotels across Kashmir witnessing deserted rooms.According to the wire service—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), the hoteliers...

20-Dec-2019 Srinagar

Jamia Masjid re-opens for Friday prayers first time after Aug 5

The Friday congregational prayers were held at the historic Jamia Masjid for the first time after August 5 amid peaceful protests post prayers outside the masjid.There were no  Friday prayers at the grand masjid since August 5. However, Zuhr (afternoon)...

29-Nov-2019 Srinagar

Srinagar admin ‘shelves’ ambitious project to set up model schools

Signifying the non-seriousness of the authorities, the much-hyped initiative of district administration Srinagar to set up model schools in the district has been shelved. The administration had decided to upgrade the schools after imitating the Delhi model of schools.An...

29-Nov-2019 Srinagar

Will J&K UT come under jurisdiction of Central Information Commission?

The government of Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir has set-up a high-level committee to examine whether the UT will come under the purview of Central Information Commission or a separate commission has to be established for the new territorial entity.According...

26-Nov-2019 नई दिल्ली

Chairman, Lokpal Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose launches logo of Lokpal

The Chairman of Lokpal, Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose launched the logo of Lokpal, at an event held here today. The Members of Lokpal: Shri Justice Dilip Babasaheb Bhosale (Judicial Member), Shri Justice Pradeep Kumar Mohanty (Judicial Member), Shri Justice...

22-Nov-2019 Srinagar

Caged leaders relish Chicken twice a week

Amid the reports of inadequate facilities to Kashmiri caged leaders, the officials in the district administration claimed that the estimated cost for the food to these leaders is Rs five lakh per month at MLA Hostel Srinagar.Official sources while divulging...

17-Nov-2019 Srinagar

Caged mainstream Kashmiri leaders shifted from Centaur to MLA Hostel

After remaining incarcerated for more than three months at Centaur Hotel in Srinagar, the mainstream politicians who were detained on August 5, were on Sunday shifted to MLA Hostel here.Over two dozen mainstream political leaders associated with different...

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