Kashmir Journalists Association forms new body 

Kashmir Journalists Association forms new body 

  Srinagar: Members of Kashmir Journalist Association (KJA) on Wednesday formed a new body of its office bearers for a period of one year. The five-member executive body of the association that was designated here unanimously in a meeting includes Moazum Mohammad as its President, Mudassir Kul0o as General Secretary, Auqib Javeed as Treasurer, Shafat Farooq […]

Scholarship applications open for students with disabilities

Srinagar: According to Secretary Social Welfare, Dr Farooq Ahmad Lone, applications are open for Pre-matric, Post-matric and Top Class Education scholarships for students with disabilities. These scholarships are being offered by the Department of Persons with Disabilities, Govt of India. Registration for Pre-matric Scholarship for students with disabilities is open till 30-09-2018, for Post-matric scholarship […]

Free cancer treatment in Pakistan winning global recognition

Free cancer treatment in Pakistan winning global recognition

Islamabad: The health department’s project to provide free treatment to poor cancer patients in partnership with private organisations has been receiving wide recognition, according to a Dawn report. The sources in the health department said that the model of the project was likely to be replicated in the developing countries.  Treatment of poor blood cancer […]

Clashes in Pulwama during CASO

Clashes in Pulwama during CASO

Srinagar: Government forces burst teargas shells and resorted to lathi charge to disperse the demonstrators trying to disrupt Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) launched in south Kashmir district of Pulwama on Monday, official sources said. They said immediately after security forces launched CASO in over a dozen villages in Pulwama, people at Muran hit the […]

Sitharaman, Army chief meet Governor; discuss security situation, ULBs, Panchayat polls

Sitharaman, Army chief meet Governor; discuss security situation, ULBs, Panchayat polls

Srinagar: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Army chief General Bipin Rawat on Sunday met Governor Satya Pal Malik and discussed overall internal and external security situation in Jammu and Kashmir in the wake of increasing attempts of infiltration from across the Line of Control (LoC) and the  ongoing anti-militant operations. A public relation officer of […]

Youth dies after consuming poisonous substance in Rajouri

Jammu: A youth on Saturday morning died after consuming poisonous substance in Mahore area of Reasi district in Jammu and Kashmir. Police said that one Gurdev Singh (20), resident of Shajroo, Mahore, allegedly consumed some poisonous substance at home and was referred to SDH Mahore. “From Mahore, he was shifted to the District Hospital Reasi, […]

Do not take Azithromycin for respiratory ailments: Doctors

Do not take Azithromycin for respiratory ailments: Doctors

Srinagar: Asserting that no people should not resort to self-medication, the health experts said patients should not take azithromycin on their own for respiratory ailments as it could have negative fall outs on health in the longer run. “Have some mercy on Azithromycin,” Dr Masood Rashid, executive member of the Doctors Association of Kashmir (DAK) […]

China announces new measures to bolster real economy

China announces new measures to bolster real economy

Beijing: China has decided to roll out a raft of measures to bolster its economy, with the goal of reducing the tax burden on businesses by more than 45 billion yuan (6.61 billion US dollars) this year. The new policy support will include tax reductions for factories affected by capacity cuts and money-hungry small and […]

Friday prayers not allowed in Jamia Masjid in Srinagar

Friday prayers not allowed in Jamia Masjid in Srinagar

Srinagar:  No Friday prayers were allowed in the historic Jamia Masjid in downtown Srinagar, where curfew-like restrictions remained imposed for the second day in view of strike called by separatists against alleged attempts being made to abrogate Article 35-A. Official sources told UNI that restrictions under Section 144 of CrPc has been imposed within the […]