Akbar Lone to compile Kashmiri profane encyclopedia

Apr 7th, 2014 | By

The J&K Cultural Academy has roped in state’s Higher Education minister Akbar Lone to compile the profanity edition of the ambitious Kashmiri encyclopedia project. Lone, a former speaker of JK Legislative Assembly, is renowned for taking the profane lexicon to new heights in the state, and his vocal contributions, popularly referred to as Kalam-i-Akbari, are
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Kindergarten admission lists trigger suicides, 5 dead

Apr 2nd, 2014 | By

Srinagar: At least five women died apparently by suicide, after failing to find their children make to the admission list of any Lal Chowk or Raj Bagh centric prestigious school. Hospital sources said they received at least 10 cases of suicide attempts, out of which five succumbed. Four prominent schools of Srinagar published their kindergarten admission lists,
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Failing to pay tip couple arrested for abandoning newborn

Mar 18th, 2014 | By

Srinagar: Police has arrested a couple from Kashmir’s premier maternity hospital on charges of abandoning a newborn after failing to pay tip to paramedics. The couple was arrested on a complaint by the hospital administration that they had failed to take custody of their newborn boy. “They were not paying the mandatory tip to midwives and
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JK makes Kashmiri mandatory for non-local workers, beggars

Feb 24th, 2014 | By

Srinagar: Waking up to the neglect of Kashmiri language, the state government has made Kashmiri language courses mandatory for non-local workforce and beggars staying in the state. An official spokesman said the decision was taken by Chief Minister Omar Abdullah during a cabinet meeting to overcome state’s failure in promotion of the Kashmiri. “In order
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JK to turn defunct schools into medical colleges

Feb 21st, 2014 | By

The state government is planning to upgrade its decaying primary and secondary schools into medical colleges, Minister for Medical Education Taj Mohi-ud-Din said here today.

AAP inspires KAP, with vacuum cleaner symbol

Feb 5th, 2014 | By

“We believe mere sweeping won’t work here, we will have to suck up everything,” said Salim Khan, a former bureaucrat while justifying Vacuum Cleaner symbol.

Traffic police signs MoU with roadside Beggars

Feb 5th, 2014 | By

Srinagar: The traffic police have signed a landmark agreement with Kashmir Beggars Association as a twin pronged strategy to increase revenue and streamline traffic in the valley. The agreement termed as first in India employs a novel concept of utilizing vast human resource of beggars. “Through our latest survey we have found that both of
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Tainted board head says had good intentions

Feb 5th, 2014 | By
Mushtaq Peer

It was my humble way of preventing these honest meritorious people from getting into a bad bad world.