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‘Suspension of ops’ has provided conducive atmosphere to youth: Mehbooba

‘Suspension of ops’ has provided conducive atmosphere to youth: Mehbooba

Srinagar, Jun 07: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today said suspension of security operations by the Centre has provided a conducive atmosphere to the local youth in which they would love to nurture their creativities and display their talent. She said “it has brought an attitudinal change among the youth who now see an opportunity for […]

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PHE laborers protest for pending wages

Srinagar, June 6: Casual laborers of Public Health Engineering (PHE) department today held protest here demanding release of four months pending wages. Chanting slogans against the government for leaving them in dire straits in absence of salary, dozens of casual laborers and ITI workers this afternoon assembled at Press Enclave here and staged demonstrations against […]

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Jamia Madinatul Aloom faces shortage of teachers

Jamia Madinatul Aloom faces shortage of teachers

Bhat says issue being resolved soon

Srinagar, June 5: Three years on, the Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Wakf Board (JKMWB) has allegedly failed to fill the vacant posts of teachers at one of its educational institution, Jamia Madinatul Aloom, Hazratbal resulting in huge academic losses to the students. The institution has been providing both religious and worldly education to almost 60 […]

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Nursing staff holds token strike to press for demands

Srinagar, June 4: Nursing staff at associated hospitals of Government Medical College today held one hour token strike at GMC premises here to protest alleged government ‘apathy’ with regards to their long pending issues. Nurses from Lala Ded Maternity Hospital, SKIMS Medical College Bemina and Dental College under the banner of All Jammu and Kashmir […]

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Mirwaiz welcomes renewed India-Pak truce along borders

Mirwaiz welcomes renewed India-Pak truce along borders

 Srinagar, May 31: Hurriyat-M chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Thursday welcomed the renewed agreement between India and Pakistan to observe 2003 ceasefire arrangement along the Line of Control (LoC), saying the move will help in restoring peace on the borders. Mirwaiz in a video statement said the people will heave a sigh of relief if India […]

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Police foils Aanganwari workers’ march to Secretariat

Police foils Aanganwari workers’ march to Secretariat

Srinagar, May 30: Chaotic scenes were witnessed at Jehangir Chowk on Wednesday as police besides arresting many Aanganwadi workers used force to foil their proposed Secretariat siege. The protesting Aanganwadi workers and helpers who have been persistently protesting in favor of their demands including enhancement in salary and monthly honorarium had called for Secretariat gherao […]

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Traders observe shutdown in Jamia Masjid area against ‘police high-handedness’

Traders observe shutdown in Jamia Masjid area against ‘police high-handedness’

Srinagar, May 26: Traders and businessmen observed a shutdown today in the old city areas today to protest police high-handedness in and outside the Jamia Masjid yesterday. Jamia Market Traders Federation (JMTF) and Beopar Mandal Maharajgunj had called for complete shutdown and by peaceful protest at Nowhatta Chowk in old city today against what they […]

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Human-shield victim holds sit-in protest demanding punishment to Major Gogoi

Human-shield victim holds sit-in protest demanding punishment to Major Gogoi

Srinagar, May 24: Day after an Army major was held with a local girl in suspicious circumstances from a local hotel, Budgam human-shield victim, Farooq Ahmad Dar today held a sit-in protest demanding arrest of Major Gogoi, whom he termed as “habitual offender”. Joined by local rights activist Mohammad Ahsan Untoo, Dar who had gagged […]

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Police foils CPW march, several injured

Police foils CPW march, several injured

Qayoom Wani, others detained

Srinagar, May 23: Scores of Contingent Paid Workers (CPW’s) of education department were injured while dozens others including EJAC President, Abdul Qayoom Wani arrested after police foiled their proposed ‘Secretariat Gherao’ on Wednesday. Demanding fifty percent share from recently issued circular of appointing 20,000 watch and ward staff in government schools across the state, hundreds […]

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Farsi scholars demand steps to save language

Farsi scholars demand steps to save language

Srinagar, May 22: Lamenting the government’s failure to restore Farsi language in the state, the valley based Farsi Scholars today staged protest here demanding government to take tangible steps in introducing the momentous language with new aura. The scholars who assembled at Press Enclave here this afternoon held peaceful protest against the government for failing […]

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