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Health Services Kashmir got Director

Health Services Kashmir got Director

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Thursday appointed new Director for the Health Services Kashmir. Dr Kunzes Dolma  will relieve principal secretary, Health and Medical Education department Atal Dulloo of additional charge. Dr Kunzes Dolma was Deputy Director Health Services. Meanwhile, Dr Samir Matoo has been appointed as Director Health Services Jammu.Matoo will relieve Bhupinder […]

Shocker from Shora: When political interests triumph over feminism

Shocker from Shora: When political interests triumph over feminism

  Shehla Rashid Shora, a student’s leader and women rights activist, represented progressiveness and feminism in Delhi and elsewhere. But, when it comes to Kashmir, Shora shocked everyone when she recently came in defense of a person who is accused of committing sexual harassment of girls. Political interests triumphed over feminism. And, it also exposed […]

I am called a bitch by these malicious losers: Woman accuses ‘Kashmir Women’s collective’ of hurling sexist slurs

I am called a bitch by these malicious losers: Woman accuses ‘Kashmir Women’s collective’ of hurling sexist slurs

Srinagar: The ‘Kashmir Women’s Collective Group’ (KWC)- which claims to be fighting for the rights of women- is under fire for using sexist slurs against those women who are expressing strong disagreements against the group for starting the #Metoo campaign in Kashmir using controversial/ objectionable means and methodology. “Thanks Shazia Nazir Bakshi. Succinctly put. I’m […]

J&K Police barred media from covering slain Mannan’s funeral: Journalists

J&K Police barred media from covering slain Mannan’s funeral: Journalists

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir police on Thursday disallowed media to reach the ancestral village of scholar-turned militant commander Mannan Wani in Tikipora at Lolab in northern Kashmir’s Kupwara district and cover his funeral prayers. Almost a dozen media persons including that of New Delhi based publications were stopped by police at Bab-e-Lolab (Gateway of […]

Amid ‘anti-India’ slogans slain Dooru militant laid to rest; thousands throng funeral

Amid ‘anti-India’ slogans slain Dooru militant laid to rest; thousands throng funeral

Srinagar: Thousands of people on Thursday participated in the funeral prayers of slain militant amid pro-freedom and anti-India slogans at Dooru in Islamabad district. Sources said that multiple rounds of funeral prayers were held for the slain militant, who was identified as Muhammad Asif Malik, son of Muhammad Naseem Malik, a resident of Dooru in […]

Massive throng at slain Sopore militant’s funeral amid ‘pro-freedom’ slogans

Massive throng at slain Sopore militant’s funeral amid ‘pro-freedom’ slogans

Srinagar: Thousands of people on Wednesday attended the funeral prayers of slain Sopore militant, Abdul Majeed Mir who was killed in a gunfight with government forces on Tuesday is Tujjar area of Sopore in Baramulla district. The slain militant was a resident of Harwan village in Sopore. Eyewitnesses said that thousands of people including men, […]

Flash floods: 29 rescued in Kathua, Jmu-Sgr highway through; Edu institutes closed in Doda

Flash floods: 29 rescued in Kathua, Jmu-Sgr highway through; Edu institutes closed in Doda

Srinagar: Twenty-nine people stranded in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua district after flash floods and heavy rains were rescued Monday, officials said. Traffic on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway, the all-weather road linking Kashmir to the rest of the country, was also restored Monday a day after it was closed due to landslides at different places, they […]

Marred by corruption, government planning to split Jammu Kashmir Bank Chairman’s administrative powers

Marred by corruption, government planning to split Jammu Kashmir Bank Chairman’s administrative powers

Srinagar: Tired by the perennial reports of corruption, the government is planning to split the administrative powers in Jammu and Kashmir bank by taking away the charge of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) from the Chairman bank. “Currently both the chairman and the post of CEO are being held by Parvez Ahmad Nengroo,” government officials told […]

Serving to empower, but who? JK Bank donates hefty Rs. 11.50 crore for Kerala, just Rs. 5 crore for 2014 Kashmir floods  

Serving to empower, but who? JK Bank donates hefty Rs. 11.50 crore for Kerala, just Rs. 5 crore for 2014 Kashmir floods  

  Srinagar: It seems bizarre, but it is true. The Jammu and Kashmir bank has donated hefty 11.50 crore for the Kerala flood releif while it contributed just Rs 5 crore for the victims of devastating Kashmir floods of the year 2014. Even as the magnitude of the infrastructural destruction including both to the businesses […]

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