Kashmir

Syed Ali Shah Geelani no more...

( Jammu and Kashmir )

Srinagar | WTNS | September 3:Syed Ali Shah Geelani, a top separatist leader in Kashmir, has died at the age of 92 after a prolonged illness at his Srinagar residence on Wednesday evening, Geelani, who quit politics in June last year, died at his residence in the main city of Srinagar on Wednesday night. Sources told that Geelani, 92, developed serious complications on Wednesday afternoon and breathed his last in this evening. “Syed Ali Geelani had chest congestion and breathing problems....

Ehsaas International from Kashmir got National Award for Soc...

( Jammu and Kashmir )

Srinagar | WTNS | August 21:AMP National Awards for Social Excellence 2021 was announced on the evening of Independence Day, 15th August in an eagerly awaited ceremony graced by honorable guests and a large gathering of participants from across India.
15 Organizations were given the National Award of Excellence 2021 and the Best NGO Award was given to minimum of 3 Organizations from all the States of India. Also, the Special Jury Award was given to some top performers of every state. While...

Violence a big hurdle for peace & development in J&...

( Jammu and Kashmir )

Srinagar | WTNS | August 15:Jammu and Kashmir’s Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha Sunday said that the violence free District Development Council (DDC) polls in 2020 marked the end of “Jungle Raj” in the Union Territory while as democracy was strengthened at the grassroots level. Addressing the 75th Independence Day function at highly fortified S K Stadium in Srinagar, the LG Sinha as per news reports said that the year 2020 saw successful and violence free DDC polls in which a record number...

JK Govt reduces syllabi by 30 percent for 10-12th annual boa...

( Jammu and Kashmir )

Srinagar | WTNS | August 15:The Government on Saturday decided to reduce the syllabi of secondary and higher secondary classes of Jammu and Kashmir by 30 per cent following the closure of schools in view of COVID-19 pandemic. The Jammu Kashmir Board of School Education (JKBOSE) has decided that, “In view of prevailing COVID-19 Pandemic, students appearing in the forthcoming Annual-Regular examinations of 2020-21 of classes 10th, 11th, and 12th of Kashmir division, winter Zone areas of Jammu division...

In J&K, 27% women, 35 percent men in of 20-49 age group...

( Jammu and Kashmir )

Srinagar | WTNS | July 13:In a major concern, at least 27 percent of women population of 20 to 49 years has not married while the 35 percent of men of the same age group are sailing on the same boat in Jammu and Kashmir, reveals a survey conducted by Government of India (GoI). The official figures of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare accessed by the local news agency states, “Twenty-seven percent of women aged 20-49 years has never married, compared with 35 percent of men aged 20-49.” The...

Water woes are peaking in Ahamad Pora and it’s a ‘bigger...

Syed-ul-Nisa Musvi

( Jammu and Kashmir )

Srinagar | Syed-ul-Nisa Musvi | July 13: Irked over failure of Jal Shakti department the protests carried out by the residents of Ahmad Pora failed to knock the doors of the administration . Since hand pumps and wells are giving no support , Covid19 has only heightened the stress. Barely few kilometres away from the Tehsil Pattan , the people living hard life are suffering from acute drinking water scarcity as the result people here have developed many gastroenterological issues. These people haven’t...

Ehsaas International launched the vaccine awareness drive,Us...

Aga Syed Amin

( Jammu and Kashmir )

Srinagar | WTNS | May 23:Some lessons can be drawn from the two-decade-long pulse polio mass immunization campaign that was memorably captured by an iconic phrase: “Do boond zindagi ki (Two drops of life).” The result was that in March 2014, the World Health Organization recognized India as polio-free. Although India has announced two vaccines at the start of the new year, the much anticipated news has, however, failed to cheer up all sections, with allegations of regulatory haste in granting...

Only 200 militants active in J&K: DGP Dilbagh Singh...

( Jammu and Kashmir )

Srinagar | WTNS | May 23:Jammu and Kashmir’s Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbagh Singh said that the number of active militants in the Union Territory has come down to 200 from 300 and efforts are on to bring down the number further. Talking to reports on the sidelines of Anti-Terrorism Day at Police Headquarters Jammu, the DGP said that a couple of years ago, the number of active militants in J&K was 300 which has come down to 200 now. “Our efforts are on to bring the number further...

Ehsaas International to come up with Multiple Covid-19 hospi...

( Jammu and Kashmir )

Srinagar | WTNS | May 19:Ehsaas Trust International  is emerging as the  most exalted household name to shoot out the cacophonous war cry of Covid-19 which is uncontrollably devouring humans at the unimaginable frequency. This raucous has wrapped up the whole globe into its serpentine grip snuffing out of youths ,  orphaning  the children at the greater scale which has never been seen before. In the midst of misery when the womb of this life sustainable planet witnessed the paradigm sufferings...

Self Quarantine at Home and Phase wise lockdown is the optio...

Altaf Hussain

( Jammu and Kashmir )

Srinagar | WTNS | Altaf Hussain | May 18: The second phase of the malignant virus has proved to be much more disastrous than the first one. It on the face of it seems that life is coming to an end now. Because in the manner the new mutant wave of the disease is putting lives of people in lacks on a ventilator every day, throttling one to death with a Life’s last cry ‘I am chocking’ . The powers that be feel incapable in any way to apprehend the far-apart tentacles of the deadly...