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Monday, December 17, 2018

‘Man with angel’s arm’: Artist turns blood donor — 156 donations in 37 years

SRINAGAR: Shabir Hussain, 51, a universal donor, has saved more than one hundred lives by donating his blood – 156 times over the last...

Women critical at LD hospital, family alleges negligence

SRINAGAR: A 27-year-old patient from North Kashmir’s Baramulla district is battling for her life at Lal Ded hospital after she delivered a baby boy...

Reeling from increased prices, state-wide Anganwadi workers strike for higher pay

Srinagar: Around two dozen Anganwadi workers on Monday went on hunger strike against the state government to press for an increase in salary. The hunger-strike...

Extravaganza in marriages a dangerous trend: Mirwaiz

‘Reflects the level of degradation of our society’ SRINAGAR: Mutahida Majlis-e-Ulema patron and Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has expressed serious concern over...

Biodiversity seminar begins at KU

Scientists call for sustainable utilisation of resources Srinagar: A two-day seminar on ‘Himalayan Biodiversity – Characterization and Bioprospection for Sustainable Utilization’ started at the University...

Secy education, Dir education visit educational institutions in Srinagar

SRINAGAR: Secretary School Education, Farooq Ahmad Shah along with Director School Education Kashmir, G N Itoo Monday visited many government and private educational institutions...

Peer Shafat felicitates newly elected prez of AJKPA, others

SRINAGAR: Peer Shafat Rasool, president of Patwara Association Srinagar Tehsil (south) has extended greetings to Sajad Sididiq Bhat, Mustaq Ahmad Ganie, Abdul Majid Malla...

Bar condoles demise of Adv Bashir Bhat

SRINAGAR: The J&K High Court Bar Association, Srinagar, on Monday abstained from work to express solidarity with the family of Bashir Ahmad Bhat who...

Bus catches fire in Batamaloo, transporters see ‘conspiracy’

SRINAGAR: A bus parked in General Bus Stand (GBS) Batamaloo caught fire on Sunday morning under mysterious circumstances. The incident comes at the time when...

AAC condemns lockdown of Jamia Masjid, restrictions in Old City

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Awami Action Committee has strongly condemned the repeated imposition of curfew and restrictions in Srinagar and locking down the Kashmir’s...

Desist from nourishing communal sentiments: Geelani tells govt

‘Right to self-determination for people of every faith’ SRINAGAR: Denouncing government policy of “divide and rule”, Chairman Hurriyat Conference Ali Shah Geelani on Saturday asked...

Joint resistance denounces Jamia Masjid lockdown

SRINAGAR: The joint resistance leadership on Saturday expressed strong resentment and concern over “repeated and arbitrary curfews” in downtown Srinagar and came down heavily...

Court irked at police failure to produce witnesses in 2014 abetment of suicide case

SRINAGAR: A trial court in Srinagar on Saturday directed SHO Ram Munshi Bagh to produce witnesses in an abetment of suicide case of Dr...

Joint Inspection Squad visits schools in Srinagar

16 absentee teachers placed under suspension in Srinagar SRINAGAR: A joint inspection squad constituted by the District Development Commissioner Srinagar and Directorate of School Education...

Govt deliberately keeping Mirwaiz away from people: Hurriyat (M)

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat Conference (M) has strongly condemned the continuous house arrest of its chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, saying the government was following a policy...

JDI Kashmir launches ‘Swachta hi Seva’ campaign from Govt Press premises

Srinagar: As a part of the campaign “Swachta Hi Seva” launched at National level, the Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) in collaboration with Information Department,...

SMC starts Swachta hi Sewa campaign

Srinagar: The Srinagar Municipal Corporation-started launched Swachta hi Sewa drive which focuses on cleanliness and door to door collection of waste segregation. The campaign...

Voluntary blood donation camp organized

SRINAGAR: The Regional Red Cross Branch Kashmir today organized a voluntaryblood donation camp in collaboration with various foundations at LD Hospital Srinagar. The camp was...

Hot school vans with no ventilation conduct brisk business

Afreen Zaira/ Sadia Wani/Seerat NissarSRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir government has failed to reduce the occurrence of overcrowding in private vans used to ferry...

Govt to set up ‘Move Schools’ for durbar employees’ children, says Altaf Bukhari

SRINAGAR: Minister for education, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari on Friday announced that the state government will establish ‘Move Schools’ for children of Durbar Move...

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