Journalists protest against Shujaat’s assassination in Kashmir
The Valley journalists on Tuesday staged a protest against the assassination of veteran journalist and Editor-in-chief of ‘Daily Rising Kashmir’ Syed Shujaat Bukhari and the threat to Kashmiri journalists by BJP MLA, Lal Singh.The journalists from different organisations including freelancers assembled at Srinagar’s press enclave and marched towards Ghanta Ghar (Clock tower) here.The scribes were holding placards and banners reading slogans in favour of slain journalist and against Lal Singh.
The sit-in and protest march was organized by the Kashmir Valley journalists.Protesters demanded authorities to come up with the facts about the killing of a slain veteran journalist at an earliest.
Chief Engineer, PDD on power curtailments during winters in Kashmir
With the onset of winter season frequent and unscheduled power cuts are a daily affair in Kashmir. Be it metered areas or not-metered areas, consumers are subjected to long hours of power cuts. People blame Power Development Department( PDD) for the whole mess. We talk to Chief Engineer, PDD Hashmat Qazi to know the reasons behind power curtailments during winters.
Class 12th exams amid shutdown: Parents blame admin for lack of facilities
69000 candidates appeared for the 12th standard board examination today.The students and parents faced great inconvenience in wake of the shutdown called by Joint Hurriyat. The parents blamed the authorities of being unjust as they decided to conduct the exams despite the strike. They urged the government to either provide them with transport facilities or defer the exams in future.
Precautions to take during winters in Kashmir
As winter nears, Dr Naveed Nazir Shah, HoD Chest Medicine at Chest Diseases Hospital in Srinagar speaks about precautions to be taken to avoid common respiratory problems this season.