DAKSHATA training programme launched in Kashmir

Srinagar, DAKSHATA an initiative of Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW, GoI) was today launched under National Health Mission (NHM), J&K in collaboration with JHPIEGO (Johns Hopkins University Affiliate) at Regional Institute of Health & Family Welfare (RIHFW), Kashmir.According to the statement, the five-day training programme is with an ...

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Geelani again barred from offering prayers

Srinagar, Authorities on Friday barred Hurriyat (G) Chairman  Syed Ali Geelani from offering Friday prayers in Masjid Hamza in Lal Chowk. The spokesman said that Geelani was stopped after he defied house arrest restrictions. the police forces outside his residence did not allow him to venture out to march towards Masjid ...

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The Bajwa Doctrine: Old Wine in Old Bottle

By Samuel Baid About two months ago Pakistani military’s public relations wing, Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), produced, as if from a magician’s box, a document it called Bajwa Doctrine.  The authorship of the Doctrine is unclear although an impression is sought to be created that Army Chief Gen Qamar ...

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Mirwaiz, DeM condemns use of force on protesting students

Srinagar, Hurriyat (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Thursday denounced the use of force on protesting students against the killings in Kashmir “Strongly condemn the police excesses on students protesting the brutal #Shopian and #Kangan killings. Scores of young students including girls injured and hospitalised! For every reaction to oppression even ...

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Murder of Christians

WHILE the level of extremist violence in the rest of Pakistan has fallen sharply over the past couple of years, Balochistan has seen no real reprieve.In Quetta on Monday, four members of a Christian family were killed and one injured by gunmen while they were travelling in a rickshaw.Belonging to ...

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