Category

Uncategorized

Category

New Delhi: A day after Parliament of India passed a bill that gives more power to the Lieutenant Governor than the Chief Minister, and Arvind Kejriwal calling it a ‘betrayal of people’s mandate’, netizens have trolled the Delhi Chief Minister for being “hypocritic”. The Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Bill, 2021, enhances powers of the LG, who represents the GoI, in comparison to the state government. As the Bill was passed, Kejriwal…

Srinagar: Amid rumours of closing the schools in Kashmir in view of rise in COVID cases, the Jammu and Kashmir administration on Monday clarified that there was no such plan or proposal and that the educational institutions were functioning smoothly across the region. Officials from the administration announced that COVID vaccination doses among the students and staff will be given as per the national policy. Top officials of the School Education Department Kashmir News Observer…

Khushal Sar and Gil Sar were once pristine lakes, today they are dumping grounds Srinagar: After Jammu and Kashmir government completely failed to save two lakes of Srinagar, Khushal Sar and Gil Sar, locas have taken initiatives to restore the two lakes. Khushal Sar Lake rests in Srinagar city and once extended between Zoonimar and Aali Masjid but now it has been considerably reduced. It is connected to Gil Sar, a small lake in comparison…

Jammu: Reacting to a Tweet by former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Mehbooba Mufti, the Inspector General of Police Jammu on Monday said that police has registered a case against a mob for physically assaulting a Muslim family and a statement has been recorded from one of the family members who sustained injuries in the attack. In Samba district of Jammu, a Muslim man and his family was physically assaulted by a group of…

Shopian: On the evening of March 13, it was around quarter past eight and police on its official Twitter handle updated about the starting of a military operation against militants in Rawalpora village of Shopian in south Kashmir. Soon, officials confirmed that mixed contingents of armed forces including JK Police, Army’s 34 RR and CRPF have launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in the area following ‘specific information’ about the presence of militants.…

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday came under severe criticism after they portrayed a student from South Kashmir’s Shopian district as one among the nine most wanted militants operating in the Srinagar city in a lookout notice that was released yesterday. The list of wanted militants which was framed by police had portrayed a different “Shahid” as Shahid Khursheed Wani son of Khursheed Ahmad, as wanted militant and he was shown as a resident…

The United States Military Academy (USMA) Modern War Institute, a US military think-tank in its latest research has presented a case study focusing on the need for adopting a Kashmir peace deal. The 21 page long report compiled by Yelena Biberman, the author of Gambling with Violence: State Outsourcing of War in Pakistan and India laid emphasis on why the newly formed Biden Government needs to make Kashmir peace talks one of its foreign policy…

Kupwara: A teenager died due to severe burn injuries, which she received during a cooking gas leakage incident, on Monday afternoon in Chakk Warnow area of this north Kashmir district. The girl, according to reports, was doing household chores when the incident took place. The girl, as per a family member, was immediately rushed to Sub-District Hospital Kupwara wherefrom she was referred to SKIMS Srinagar for further treatment. However, as per family member, the teenager…

Karnataka: In solidarity with the protesting farmers at Delhi borders seeking revocation of three contentious agricultural laws introduced by the Government of India (GoI), farmers in Karnataka have planned a massive tractor rally in Bengaluru on Republic Day. The farmer unions have planned a tractor rally on January 26 comprising tens of thousands of farmers to push for the repeal of the three laws. According to a report by The Indian Express, there would be…

Gets ‘Award of Excellence’ in “International Workshop on Value Addition & Agro Processing” Srinagar: Horticulture being the core sector of agriculture is considered as the backbone of JK economy contributing over 8 per cent towards Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of JK besides generating employment avenues for the young generation. The official data reveals that in Kashmir division 700,000 farming families consisting of 35 lakh souls are directly and indirectly associated with this Sector. To give…