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Now Nocturnal Protests erupt in Kashmir University

Srinagar,  April 17: Hundreds of female students of Girls hostels of *Kashmir University* are protesting against today’s Police action on students. Witnesses said students have assembled in their respective hostel premises and are raising pro-freedom and anti-India slogans. Authorities have closed the gates of hostels by erecting barricades and are not allowing students of different hostels to assemble together. Witnesses ... Read More »

SKUAST-J’s 16th Council Meeting held

JAMMU, APRIL 17: Governor N.N Vohra, Chancellor of the Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Jammu (SKUAST-J), chaired the 16th Council meeting of SKUAST-J, here at the Raj Bhavan today, in which Chief Minister Ms. Mehbooba Mufti, Pro Chancellor of the University, and Mr. Ghulam Nabi Lone, Minister for Agricultural Production participated. Chancellor, Pro-Chancellor and Agriculture Minister complimented Dr. Pradeep K. Sharma, ... Read More »

Govt orders closure of universities, colleges, secondary schools tomorrow

School to remain open Srinagar, Apr 17 (KNS): As protests by students over rocked Kashmir valley Monday, the authorities have ordered closure of all colleges and higher secondary schools in the valley tomorrow, while schools will remain open. Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Khan in an order said that all educational institutions from universities, colleges and higher secondary schools shall remain ... Read More »

Bar Association says slain advocate was no political activist

Srinagar, April 17, CNS: While condemning the use of force against students, the Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association Srinagar Monday appealed to all Human Rights Organizations of the World, more particularly, the International Criminal Court of Justice (ICC) to take sou-moto cognizance of the matter and initiate action against all those who have been and are responsible in ... Read More »

India taking advantage of Pakistan’s ‘lifeless’ Kashmir policy: Salahuddin

Srinagar, April 17, CNS: Conglomerate of local militant outfits United Jihad Council Monday said that ongoing freedom struggle is moving in the right direction while frustrated enemy has been adopting dirty tactics to break the resolve of the freedom loving people.      “Assaulting youth in broad day light, torturing students inside the colleges, responding stones with bullets, murdering innocent people, ... Read More »

Government has declared open war against youth: NC

Decries use of force in colleges, schools Srinagar, Apr 17 (KNS): National Conference on Monday decried the ruthless use of force against students across Kashmir and called the scenario a proof that PDP BJP government had authorized its forces to target unarmed civilians. In a joint statement issued from party headquarters to KNS, NC Provincial spokesperson Imran Nabi Dar and ... Read More »

Mirwaiz addresses conference on “Revisiting The Kashmir Issue” online  

  SRINAGAR | APR 17 (PTK): APHC chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq through a recorded video delivered the keynote address on the topic titled “Revisiting The Kashmir Issue” as part of the two day Conference held by the Pakistan Harvard Forum at the Harvard University Boston on 16th April 2017. Mirwaizs address was the inaugral adress at the forum, attended by a ... Read More »

Black marketing of domestic LPG cylinders goes unabated

Muskan Fayaz SRINAGAR: The illegal refilling of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) is allegedly turning out to be a business in the Gulab Bagh area of Srinagar under the very nose of authorities. Locals alleged that the LPG is openly transferred from a cooking gas cylinder to commercial illegally in a black market. Locals said that it is an irony that the ... Read More »

Effective measures to be taken for development of Pahari language: Abdul Haq

Minister asks JKAACL to start work on compilation of Pahari Dictionary   JAMMU, APRIL 17: Minister for Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Law and Justice Abdul Haq Khan today said that the government is committed to make all possible efforts for the socio-economic empowerment of the Paharai speaking people. He was speaking during the inaugural session of two-day Pahari conference at ... Read More »

Director Information reviews advertisement distribution, payment status

Rs 11.38 cr liabilities cleared, Rs 20.67 cr payment released for current fiscal; Technical-Sub Committee to take call on Digital Media Advertising Policy JAMMU, APRIL 17: Director Information, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary reviewed the advertisement distribution and payment status at a meeting of the concerned officers here today. Joint Director Information (Headquarters), Mr Abdul Majid Zargar, Joint Director Information Jammu, ... Read More »