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National Thermal Power Corporation Ltd. to cut 940 Megawatts of power to Kashmir from February 19 due to outstanding dues

National Thermal Power Corporation Ltd. to cut 940 Megawatts of power to Kashmir from February 19 due to outstanding dues

New Delhi:  NTPC (National Thermal Power Corporation Ltd) NTPC has decided to cut 940 Megawatts of electricity to Jammu and Kashmir from February due to the non-payment of the dues to the Corporation by the government. The NTPC stated that for more than two years now the payment from J&K has been irregular and as […]

Kashmir journalists boycott ‘Republic Day of India’ function after colleagues barred over ‘adverse reports’

Kashmir journalists boycott ‘Republic Day of India’ function after colleagues barred over ‘adverse reports’

Srinagar:Kashmiri journalists on Saturday boycotted the Republic Day of India functions in Srinagar after some senior scribes were stopped by the security forces to cover the function at Sher-i-Kashmir stadium. A senior photojournalist told Kashmir Reader that the security men outside the stadium told some senior journalists that they cannot cover the function. “The official […]

Govt to award SKIMS Principal who bent rules to give 10 years age relaxation to wife for lecturer job

Govt to award SKIMS Principal who bent rules to give 10 years age relaxation to wife for lecturer job

Srinagar: Government has announced to confer meritorious public service award to controversial Principal SKIMS Medical College Bemina Dr Reyaz Untoom, who had allegedly violated the official rules, and gave 10 year age relaxation so as to make way for his wife to get appointed as a lecturer in the SKIMS College Bemina. An official handout […]

NC ready to induct Altaf Bukhari, but with a pre-condition

NC ready to induct Altaf Bukhari, but with a pre-condition

Srinagar: The National Conference (NC) is ready to take the former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader and legislator, Altaf Bukhari, into the party, but with a pre-condition that he should contest polls from Hazratbal constituency, party sources revealed to The Kashmir Press. “Both the sides want to embrace each other,” party sources said. “We want […]

Video: CPJ says “extremely concerned” about the climate for press freedom in Kashmir

Video: CPJ says “extremely concerned” about the climate for press freedom in Kashmir

Srinagar: The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) says the body is “extremely concerned” about the climate for press freedom (in Kashmir). The CPJ also urged the Jammu and Kashmir government to release Kashmiri journalist Aasif Sultan, asserting that reporting on newsworthy story such as the conflict in Kashmir is a “public service.” Will the government drop […]

Some turncoats are telling Delhi to constitute Ikhwan in Kashmir: Mehbooba Mufti 

Some turncoats are telling Delhi to constitute Ikhwan in Kashmir: Mehbooba Mufti 

Srinagar: In a shocking revelation, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), President, Mehbooba Mufti has claimed that certain “turncoats” are telling Delhi to constitute the notorious Ikhwan (pro-government militia active in mid 1990’s-2000’s) so that they can be used both “politically and to tackle the situation” in Kashmir. “There are certain turncoats, I don’t want to name […]

Strange that trained army celebrates killings of ‘untrained’ young Kashmiris: Mirwaiz reacts to army commander’s statement

Strange that trained army celebrates killings of ‘untrained’ young Kashmiris: Mirwaiz reacts to army commander’s statement

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (M) chairperson and Kashmir’s chief cleric Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Friday termed the northern army commander’s statement as “extremely unfortunate and inhuman”.The northern army commander Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh on Thursday said that 2018 was a remarkable year for the forces in Kashmir as they killed over 250 militants. Addressing a Friday congregation at […]

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