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Geelani undergoes minor eye surgery

Geelani undergoes minor eye surgery

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Geelani was taken to a private hospital for eye checkup, a spokesman of the amalgam said on Tuesday. “A team of noted ophthalmologists conducted several tests of the pro-freedom leader and performed a minor surgery of his right eye. After the procedure he was discharged from the hospital with […]

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Winter Vacation In Kashmir Colleges From Dec 24, Jammu From Jan 7

Winter Vacation In Kashmir Colleges From Dec 24, Jammu From Jan 7

Srinagar: The government on Tuesday announced winter vacations for all colleges in the Kashmir Valley from December 24 and those in Jammu from January 7. According to an order issued by the higher education department, all government degree colleges of Kashmir division shall observe winter vacations from December 24 to February 11, 2019. Vacations will […]

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Dr Tabasum Firdous is new Coordinator, Centre for Womens Studies & Research KU

Dr Tabasum Firdous is new Coordinator, Centre for Womens Studies & Research KU

Srinagar: Dr. Tabasum Firdous, has been appointed as new Co-ordinator, Centre for Womens Studies & Research, University of Kashmir whileas Dr. Tareak Ahmad Rather has been appointed as Nodal Officer, Kupwara Campus, KU. Dr Tabasum who is presently Associate Professor, Centre of Central Asian studies (CCAS) KU holds M.A. and Ph.D in Political Science/International Relations […]

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To promote tourism in Jammu, State’s companies ‘thrown out’, outsiders to cheer tourists

To promote tourism in Jammu, State’s companies ‘thrown out’, outsiders to cheer tourists

By Ovais Gull Srinagar: In a brazen disregard to rules and a fallacious decision that would hit tourism sector, Directorate of Tourism Jammu has bypassed the state based event management companies and will give the empanelment to Delhi and Mumbai based firms for the year.  Sources told INS, the department of tourism Jammu recently asked for […]

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2014 Floods, Demonetization, GST major ‘economic disturbances’: Govt

2014 Floods, Demonetization, GST major ‘economic disturbances’: Govt

Srinagar: Floods of 2014, demonetisation and introduction of GST has been described as “major economic disturbances” by the governor administration in its budget statement released last weekend. “The revised estimates for 2018-2019 and budget estimates for 2019-2020 is being presented in the background of last couple of year’s disturbances, political developments, major economic disturbances due […]

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People offer funeral prayers in absentia for Pulwama slain

People offer funeral prayers in absentia for Pulwama slain

By Zargar Zahoor/INS Srinagar: People at Srinagar’s historic Jamia Masjid on Tuesday offered funeral prayers in absentia for the seven civilians and three militants, one of them an army deserter, killed in Pulwama district o south Kashmir on last weekend. Reports said many people joined the unreal prayers offered in historic Jamia Masjid at Nowhatta […]

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Charred body of Kulgam resident found in Shopian

Charred body of Kulgam resident found in Shopian

  by Naveed Bhat Kulgam: A charred body of a man was recovered from a vehicle at a village in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Tuesday. A police official said that charred body of Shahnawaz Ahmad Sheikh, son of Muhammad Yousuf Sheikh, a resident of Damhal Hanjipora, Kulgam was found in a vehicle in Reshnagri […]

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Asiya Andrabi, aides case: Delhi court issues notice to Centre, IG prison over solitary confinement

Asiya Andrabi, aides case: Delhi court issues notice to Centre, IG prison over solitary confinement

Srinagar: Delhi High Court on Tuesday issued notice to Centre and IG Prison on the petition filed by Dukhtaran-e-Millat chief Asiya Andrabi, Sofi Fehmeeda and Naheeda Nasreen against their alleged solitary confinement. The petition states that the solitary confinement is the violation of their human rights. The trio are under the custody of National investigating […]

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Sringar-Jammu highway: Driver dies as Tanker falls in gorge

Sringar-Jammu highway: Driver dies as Tanker falls in gorge

Srinagar: Srinagar bound oil filled tanker fell into  gorge in Ramsu area on Srinagar Jammu Highway. The driver has been identified as  Farooq Ahmed of Mendhar. “He died on spot,” reports said. More details awaited.