Concern: Kashmir has lost 22000 hectares of agricultural land in 16 years

Concern: Kashmir has lost 22000 hectares of agricultural land in 16 years

Srinagar: The agricultural and wetlands of Kashmir are under serious threat as they are being fast eaten up by the rapid urbanisation and the faulty land-use. The unchecked construction of residential colonies, factories, shopping complexes, brick kilns etc has squeezed the agricultural land in the valley. It has also thrown up the challenge as to […]

‘If private teachers can’t even write an application, why to expect much in return (salary)’: GN War

‘If private teachers can’t even write an application, why to expect much in return (salary)’: GN War

Srinagar: President of Private Schools’ Association of Jammu and  Kashmir, G.N War has said that teachers are paid according to their capabilities. He was talking to The Kashmir Press in response to the queries as to why private school teachers are being exploited and not paid good salaries against their hard work.  “If you cannot […]

Never ending exploitation of private school teachers in Kashmir

Never ending exploitation of private school teachers in Kashmir

Srinagar: Right after finishing her Master’s degree in sociology in the year 2010 from Kashmir University, Rafia  went dashing from pillar to post in search of a job. After months of toil and depositing her academic bio-data at wherever she could cling to an opportunity, she ended up working as a teacher in one among the […]

Mehbooba ‘horrified’ over online trolling of Sushma Swaraj

Mehbooba ‘horrified’ over online trolling of Sushma Swaraj

Srinagar:Former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday said that she was horrified after witnessing “vicious”  online trolling done to Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj after she had assisted an inter religion couple in obtaining a passport. Mufti took to her twitter handle and expressed extreme shock at the treatment Sushma […]

UN blames both government forces, militants for using children in combat  

UN blames both government forces, militants for using children in combat   

  Srinagar: The United Nations (UN) has blamed both government forces and militant outfits for using children in carrying out operations in Kashmir in its annual report, the international watchdog body’s secretary general Antonio Guteress revealed in a new report titled ‘Children and armed conflict’ on Thursday . The report has squarely blamed militant organizations […]

Political appointees in Govt enterprises, autonomous bodies, corporations asked to resign 

Political appointees in Govt enterprises, autonomous bodies, corporations asked to resign 

Srinagar: Both the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) have instructed their appointees to resign from their posts in political departments, autonomous bodies to resign with immediate effect. The instructions were issued to the appointees after BJP pulled out their support from the ruling alliance with the PDP, paving way for the […]

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