Kashmir

Kashmir University Organised Day-long National Seminar on Sh...

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Srinagar | WTNS | October 16:The University of Kashmir Thursday organised a day-long seminar on ‘Analytical study of poems of Sheikh-ul-Alam (RA).’ Vice-Chancellor Prof Talat Ahmad presided over the inaugural session of the national-level seminar, organised by the varsity’s Markaz-i-Noor Centre for Sheikh-ul-Alam Studies (CSAS). “There is a huge scope for propagating and adhering to the rich legacy of Sheikh-ul-Aalam (RA) in the prevailing chaotic global and regional scenario,” Prof Talat,...

Will take back what Delhi snatched,’ says Mehbooba Mufti...

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Srinagar | WTNS | October 14:The J&K administration on October 13 revoked the Public Safety Act (PSA) and detention of former Chief Minister and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti, who has been under arrest for over 14 months since the Centre abrogated J&K’s special status on August 5, 2019. “In exercise of powers conferred under Section 19(1) of the J&K Public Safety Act (PSA), the government revokes the detention order dated February 5 and extended for a period...

Congress will fight discriminatory approach against J&K...

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Srinagar | WTNS | October 12:Led by newly appointed AICC Incharge J&K affairs Smt. Rajni Patil, Ex-MP and Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee(JKPCC) President G.A. Mir, Congress today held an  impressive meeting of Senior party functionaries  here today at Srinagar Party Office and launched a scathing attack on the Modi Govt criticizing it for its failure to address the concerns of the people. The Party also blamed the Centre for economic crisis, rising unemployment and many other...

Imposition of property tax aimed at to harass people of Kash...

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Srinagar | WTNS | October 10:Awami National Conference lambasted the BJP Government for its decision of empowering the Jammu and Kashmir administration to impose Property Tax through the Municipal Corporations, Municipal Councils and Municipal Committees in their respective areas. In a statement issued here, Awami National Conference Senior Vice President, Muzaffar Shah said that it has become a routine for BJP Government to bring amendments in existing laws. “Eleven laws have been changed in recent...

J&K High court quashes FIR against journalist Saleem Pa...

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Srinagar | WTNS | October 09:J&K high court on Thursday quashed the fire lodged in 2018 registered against Times of India (ToI) Reporter Mohammad Saleem Pandit in police station Kothi Bagh, Srinagar. According to Wilayat Times, an FIR number 26/2018 under section 505 (1)b RPC dated April 3, 2018, during the then   Mehbooba Mufti government  for publishing news item on April 1 and 2 regarding stone pelting on Tourists at several spots across Kashmir. Justice Sanjay Dhar of J&K high court...

Youm-e- Arbaeen observed in Kargil...

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Kargil | Mansor Hosain Beigh | October 09:Youm-e-Arbaeen, the 40th day after Ashura was observed on thursday across Ladakh with due solemnity and reverence to the sacrifices of Hazrat Imam Hussain (Pbuh) and his companions at Karbala. To commemorate the Supreme sacrifice of  martyrs of Karbala processions were taken out by  Markaz-e-Tabliga Imam Raza Sankoo and Anjuman-E-Sahib Zaman Sankoo Kargil with strict adherence to COVID-19 SOPs put in place by the Administration. The mourners, including...

APHC seeks immediate release of Mirwaiz and other political ...

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Srinagar | WTNS | October 08:All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) headed by incarcerated chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq reiterated its call to release all political prisoners in jails in J&K and elsewhere in India. In a Statement to Wilayat Times,APHC said that thousands  of Kashmiris are languishing in jails including Hurriyat leaders and activists , young boys , journalists lawyers and traders and ordinary Kashmiris on one fictitious charge or other  be it Jails in J&K or outside such...

Dr. Syed Sehrish Asgar Condoles Demise of Rising Kashmir Cor...

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Srinagar | WTNS | October 01:Department of Information and Public Relations (DIPR) has condoled the sudden demise of Rising Kashmir’s correspondent Javeed Ahmad who passed away today morning due to cardiac arrest. In this connection, a condolence meeting was convened in DIPR complex Srinagar under the chairpersonship of Director, Information & PR, Dr. Syed Sehrish Asgar wherein deep sorrow and grief was expressed over the demise. The Director said that his death is a great loss to the media...

LG Sinha met with Family of Babar Qadri,assured full support...

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Srinagar | WTNS | October 01:Lieutenant Governor J&K Manoj Sinha on Thursday visited the residence of Advocate Syed Babar Qadri who was assisinated by unknown gunmen at his residence on 24 September  2020. According to Wilayat Times, Lieutenant Governor J&K Manoj Sinha met the family members of slain Qadri in Hawal Srinagar. He spoke to Babar’s father Syed Mohammad Yaseen Qadri, his brother Syed Zafar Qadri and other family members and expressed his condolences and sympathy over the loss...

Poor can’t afford flu vaccine, provide it free: Doctors As...

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Srinagar | WTNS | September 26:Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Friday urged health authorities in Kashmir valley to provide free flu vaccine to poor people. “That would increase vaccine uptake and save lives,” said DAK President and influenza expert Dr Nisar-ul-Hassan in a statement issued here “Poor are not getting vaccinated against the flu and cost is the barrier. One flu vaccine costs Rs 1680. High cost of the vaccine keeps it out of reach for poor people,” he said. “The price...