Islamic University students asked to Vacate Hostels, Exams Postponed

August 04 The Islamic University of Science and technology has asked it's students residing in the hostelsto vacate. The management has also cancelled all the scheduled examinations scheduled for tomorrow. Quoting the Hostel incharge…

News Regarding the Closure of Schools in Valley Baseless

August 02 Ridiculing the circulation of rumours regarding the closure of schools in the Kashmir Valley on various news agencies, the Directorate of School education in Kashmir has said no such order has been issued. An official of Directorate…

No Extension in Summer Vacations- Schools to Start Tomorrow

July 24 Government on Wednesday clarified that the summer vacations in schools that conclude today have not been extended and the class work will resume in the educational institutes. [metaslider id=1801] “There would be no extension…

Islamabad (Anantnag) Produces 7 Lac Litres of Milk Per Day

July 20 The Financial Commissioner Health & Medical Education Department J&K, Mr. Atal Duloo, who is also the In Charge Secretary district Anantnag, today chaired a meeting of the officers and engineers of Anantnag here in Dak Bungalow…

Jammu Kashmir Produces 20000 Tonnes of Fish Annualy

July 19 Jammu and Kashmir produces 20,000 tonnes of fish each year while 93,000 people depend on fisheries for their livelihood in the state. This was stated on Thursday during the two-day national seminar on fisheries and climate change…

Amid Mob Lynching and Cow Vigilantism, Kashmir Sets Another Example of Communal Harmony During Yatra

July 17 In yet another example of communal harmony, local Muslims participated in a special prayer performed as a part of the ongoing Amarnath yatra in Mattan area of terrorism-hit Anantnag district in south Kashmir on Tuesday. Hundreds…

"We are not Against Yatra, But Our Business is Suffering"-Sopore Fruit Mandi Protests Against Highway Ban

July 12 Shabir Khan Hundreds of members of coordination committee Sopore on Friday morning joined a protest along with members of fruit traders at Asia’s second largest Fruit Mandi at Apple town Sopore. The protestors held a massive…

Improve Learning Outcomes: Advisor Ganie to teachers

July 11 Khurshid Ahmad Ganie, Advisor to Governor stressed upon teachers to improve teaching and learning out comes at all levels. As per a press release issued to The Kashmiriyat, He stated that we have not achieved cent percent literacy…

Summer Vacation to Begin in Jammu Kashmir Schools from 15 July

July 11 The Directorate of School education in Jammu has issued a notification stating that the summer vacation for Students upto class 12th will commence from 15th day of July 2019. [metaslider id=1801] In  a notification number 226-Edu…

Cries for Summer Vacation Grow as Temperatures Soar in Kashmir

July 09 As temperatures in the Kashmir valley continues to soar, the calls for summer vacations seem to grow in the valley, with students from up North to down South demanding a summer vacation. Students from various schools have appealed…

Injecting Drugs Can Cause HIV

July 06 Sheikh Nadeem Globally, around 13 million people inject drugs and 1.7 million of them are living with HIV. Injecting drug use accounts for approximately 10% of HIV infections. Regional HIV prevalence rates are high in people who…

Yatra Buses Meet Accident- Locals Rush to Help- At least 10 Injured

July 06 Two Yatra buses met an accident on the Kashmir Highway on Saturday afternoon in which 10 persons sustained injuries. Eyewitnesses told The Kashmiriyat that two Yatra Buses travelling towards Amarnath from Jammu collided near…

Muslim Trust Hands Over Marriage Kits to Hindu Girl in Kishtwar

July 06 Mubashir Naik As Expression of the humanitarian spirit, Team Shaheen Trust handed-over a marriage kit to a Hindu Orphan girl of Jungnallah village in Bhalessa of Chenab Valley's Kishtwar area. The volunteers of the Shaheen Trust…

Five Day Annual Urs of Resh Moul Ends Today

July 06 Suhail Dar The annual five day long urs of prominent sufi saint, Baba Hyder Reshi also popularly known as Resh Moul will conclude on Saturday afternoon. On Friday, prominent Sufi preachers and Dervishs including Haji Sheikh…

Udhampur Students Protest Demanding Adequate Staff

July 03 Mubashir Naik The Students of Government Higher Secondary School Rasli Gadhern Majori, Block Dudu in Udhampur district staged a protest against the administration for the inadequate teaching staff. Eyewitnesses told The Kashmiriyat…

Resh Moul - The Sufi Saint who Built More Rest Houses and Ponds than Mosques

June 28 Baba Hyder Reshi also Known as Resh Moul Sahib (born 17 January 1504 in Dantar area of South Kashmir’s Islamabad (Anantnag) district ) is a venerated saint in Kashmir and regarded as last Gaint of Reshi order of Saints. [metaslider…

"We are from the valley of Sufis who Taught Love"- Kashmir Driver Returns 10 Lakhs, Ornaments to Tourist Family

June 25 A cab driver from Kashmir is winning hearts online after he returned the lost bag of a tourist family along with other items in Shopian on Friday afternoon. Reports said that Tariq Ahmed Naikoo, a sumo driver from Shopian returned…

Day 49- Strike of Teachers Demanding Regularization in Kashmir Continues

June 25 Mir Junaid On the 49th day of the protest of contractual teachers at Pratap park Srinagar, the teachers pleaded for their continuation of the strike till their demands are met. [metaslider id=1801] Briefing to the media the contractual…

Seekh Tujji- The 'Mouth- Watering' Barbecue from Kashmir

Abdul Wajid Parray “Barbecue” or better call it “seek-e-Tujj”. The name is enough to make your mouth water like anything. This splendid recipe needs no introduction as such; since everyone is well aware of its amazing taste. But for…

12th Class Students from Ganderbal Protest Against JKBOSE for Delaying Results

June 25 Rayees Shah The students of 12th bi-annual today staged a protest against JKBOSE at press colony Srinagar demanding declaration​ of their results. All the students who were protesting had written 12th Bi-annual examination in…
Kashmir Small Scale Industries

Thousands May Loose Jobs in Kashmir as Government Exempts Small Scale Industries From Economic Package

June 21 Salman Shah Since the implementation of Goods and Services tax in Jammu Kashmir since July 201, the subsidy for local small industries has ceased from that day. With the closure of the subsidy, the state's small-scale industry…

Dozens of Students thrashed by teacher in Doda for being late to class by 10 minutes

June 20 Mubashir Naik In a shocking incident, at least 15 students of a boys hostel were thrashed by teacher in Doda district of Jammu Kashmir for being late for tuition classes. The incident took place on Wednesday in the Gujjar Bakerwal…

Try These Fruits From Kashmir to Keep Yourself Cool in This Indian Hot Summer

Have you ever thought or imaged Paradise in your mind? One typically imagines paradise as peaceful, noiseless space with greenery, on clouds, fruit-full space people wearing wings and playing harps. You will precisely have this dream of yours…

Adventure Lovers- This Season rush to Rafting Championship in Kashmir's Pahalgam

June 17 The Tourism Department Kashmir in collaboration with district administration of Islamabad (anantnag) District and white water rafting association today organized a three day Rouf Memorial State Rafting Championship at Mandlan Pahalgam. The…

"Staple Food"- Farmers Get Busy as Rice Season Starts in Kashmir

June 14 Rayees Shah Rice is the staple food in the Himalayan valley of Kashmir, while its cultivation is widely carried on in Jammu Plain and in isolated tracts in the hilly areas. This crop has the distinction of being the most extensively…

Gulmarg Honey- Boosting Kashmir's Honey Production

June 11 Sajad Hameed Mohammed Rafiq Malik, 22, pursuing graduation and an entrepreneur in the Tangmarg area of Baramulla district in North Kashmir, compares himself with the men who have brought transformation in the world.  “We at…

Kheer Bhawani- Thousands of Pandits Throng Kashmir Valley

June 10 The temple of Kheer Bhawani is situated at a distance of 14 miles east of Srinagar against the background of natural sight near the village of Tula Mula. This temple, is located in the middle of a spring, around which there is a vast…

This Summer Plan a Trip to Harmukh and Gangbal in Kashmir Valley

June 07 Rayees Shah Ganderbal The most enchanting high altitude trek in entire Kashmir valley is the one leading to the famous Lake of Gangabal situated at the foot of Mount Haramukh. This Lake is approachable either from Sonamarg. Famous…

Hate Slogans Appear on College Wall in Tangmarg- 'We Promote Love and Unity' Says College

June 07 Sajad Hameed After a trivial tussle in Chandilura in Tangmarg area of North Kashmir's Baramulla district between two groups of youth from Kunzer in Tangmarg and Chandilura in the same North Kashmir belt, slogans asking students…

Sikhs, Hindus Distributed Sweets for Muslims in this Kashmir Village on Eid

June 06 With incidents of communal frenzy hitting many parts of India, Jammu Kashmir is emerging as a major example of communal harmony. Days after Sikhs arranged Iftaar for Muslims in a village in South Kashmir's Tral, the Hindu and the…

Established in 1947, School in Shirpora Islamabad (Anantnag) Awaits a Building

June 02 Suhail Dar Ridiculing the lofty claims of the Jammu Kashmir Government and the School Education Department, a Government girls middle school in Islamabad (Anantnag) township is a perfect example of Government’s callous approach…

Sikhs Organize Iftaar For Muslims in Kashmir's Tral

May 31 The Sikh Community of Kashmir on Friday arranged iftaar for local Muslims in Chandrigam area of Tral in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Eyewitnesses told The Kashmiriyat that a large number of local Muslims participated in the Iftaar…

Students Await Question Papers Even an Hour After Scheduled Time in Islamabad (Anantnag)

May 23 The Students of Government Degree college in Islamabad (anantnag) in South Kashmir, complained of a delay in starting of exams of Under Graduation students scheduled on Thursday. Speaking to The Kashmiriyat, a student speaking…

"Farewell party and Isthekbali Ramzan" organised together at GHSS Damhal

May 05 Sheikh Nadeem A farewell party in the honour of former Principal Government Higher Secondary School Damhal Ms Shaista Akhtar and Isthekbali Ramzan were held together at the institution. On this occasion,various speakers teachers…

Dehradun Resident Rescued by Locals After 'Tragic' Accident- Try to Contact his Family in Dehradun

May 04 Sajad Hameed A Dehradun Local has met a tragic accident in Qazigund area of South Kashmir earlier this week and is currently admitted in SMHS hospital of Srinagar. Eyewitnesses told The Kashmiriyat that a Dehradun resident identified…

This weekend plan a trip to Athwatoo! District Admin throws open Tourist Complex

May 02 Mohammed Umar The Tourist Complex at Athwatoo has been thrown open for public soon after its completion in Bandipora and has witnessed a huge rush. Soon after its completion by Wullar Mansbal Development Authority at the cost of…

School Timings Changed in Srinagar Yet Again

May 01 The directorate of school education Kashmir (DSEK) has modified its previous order issued regarding the timing of schools within the Municipal limits of Srinagar city. As per the new order, the schools within Srinagar Municipal limits…

DSEK Orders Change in School Timing from 1 May

April 29 The directorate of school education Kashmir (DSEK) on Monday ordered change in the school timings from November 01. “Schools falling in the areas of Srinagar Municipal limits will be open from 8.30 am to 2.30 pm while the schools…

Rare Hand-Made Kashmiri Shawls to be Auctioned in UK

April 28 A private collection of rare hand-woven Kashmiri shawls dating back to the 17th century are on offer at auction by Christie’s here. Described as “treasured heirlooms”, the auction house has announced that the online sale…

20 Years After Its Construction- "School" Continues to be Open Air in Absence of a Proper Building

April 28 A Government school established almost 20 years ago in Udhampur’s Turga area is a reflection of Government’s seriousness about the ailing education sector in Jammu Kashmir as students studying in this are forced to study under…

"Government Trying to Make Kashmir Poorer"- Traders Bodies in Gulmarg Stage Protest Against Gandola E-Ticketing

April 27 Sajad Hameed Thirteen traders Associations from Worlds famous Ski Resort Gulmarg in North Kashmir staged a massive protest in Tangmarg area of North Kashmir Baramulla district against e-Ticketing of Gulmarg Gondola. Speaking…

SIkh Youth From Kashmir Releases his Song 'Panun Kashmir'

April 16 A Kashmiri sikh singer from Tral area of South Kashmir, has released his latest Kashmiri song, on Monday. The song titled as “Panun Kashmir” is Kashmiri based, which is sung at famous tourist resort Pahalgam, by emerging singer…

Schools in Budgam to Remain Shut on Wednesday and Thursday

April 16 Chief Education Officer Budgam has ordered closure of schools, govt and private, in the district on April 17 and 18 in the backdrop of upcoming parliamentary polls. The Srinagar-Budgam-Ganderbal parliamentary seat goes to polls…

5 Breathtaking Photos from Kashmir as Mustard Fields Return to Full Bloom

April 15 Hordes of tourists visiting Kashmir valley are fascinated by the mustard fields as the mustard crop has turned the whole picturesque Kashmir valley into golden. According to mustard growers, following sufficient snowfall and rains…

Higher Secondary in Ganderbal to remain Shut for Three Days, Troops to be Stationed there

April 15 The Government boys Higher Secondary School Ganderbal in Central Kashmir’s Lok Sabha constituency will remain closed for three days. The additional district magistrate, Ganderbal, on Sunday issued order for closure of Govt…

7 Schools in Sopore Asked to Remain Shut During Elections to Accommodate Troopers in these Schools

April 04 The District administration Baramulla on Thursday said that 7 educational institutes have been identified for accommodation purposes of forces personnel for the upcoming Polls and shall remain closed from April 5-12 for all educational…

"Afsoos Duniya," Rajab Hamid- The Shakespeare and Minstrel of Tral

March 31 Nawaz Ibn Ahad فسوس دنیا کانسئ نا لوءگ سمسار سیتی۔ پتو لاکن وچھتہ کم کم مزار واتیء۔۔ (Alas! This world is never there to last, Behold! How all the Great Men finally landed…

Kashmir- After a Winter of Discontent, Spring Arrives with New Hopes

March 31 Sajad Hameed As flowers bloom and birds set their flights, trees and gardens return to bloom after a harsh winter which also witnessed anger and discontent in Kashmir, with a surge in killings, stone throwing, bans and arrests,…

These School Kids with Municipal Council Achabal are on a Mission to Save Water Bodies

March 28 Sheikh Nadeem / Waris Shah Municipal Committee Achabal with Collaboration irrigation Department and Govt Girls High School Achabal on Thursday organised a sanitation drive with focus on cleaning and preserving water bodies in particular…

Government Imposes Ban on Disposable Items in Kashmir

March 27 State government on Wednesday banned use of disposable articles in the state. As per the order issued by the government all disposable articles including plastic tableware like plates, bowls, cups, knives and forks. The order…

Kashmir Continues its Tradition of Remembering Sufi Saints, Urs of Syed Simnaniya Observed in Achabal

March 16 Waris Shah People irrespective of religious, cultural, economic and social borders on Friday thronged the Khanqah of revered Sufi Saint in Achabal area of Islamabad (Anantnag) district on Friday to remember the Sufi saint who…

As Children Return to School in Kashmir Valley- Relive Your Childhood With These Photographs

March 11 Sajad Hameed Schools and colleges in the Kashmir Valley reopened on Monday, months after they had to be shut due to the winter vacation. Rainfall greeted students on their first day at school this year, as they trickle…

Schools, Colleges Reopen in Kashmir Valley After Long Winter-Break

March 11 Schools and colleges in the Kashmir Valley reopened on Monday, months after they had to be shut due to the winter vacation. Rainfall greeted students on their first day at school this year, as they trickle back from, winter break…

Workshop Organized in Achabal to Encourage Handicrafts

March 09 Waris Shah To encourage the local youth to take up handicrafts manufacturing as a profession, Handicrafts Department Saturday organized an awareness cum sale camp at Town Hall Achabal. Additional District Development Commissioner…

When Muttton is Sold 500 Rupees Per Kilo

March 06 Violating the government Rate List, the butchers in various parts of the Kashmir valley are selling meat at Rs 500 per kilogram - at least 80 rupees higher than the Government approved rate. Despite the administrative officials…

No Further Extension, Educational Institutes to Reopen in Kashmir on March 11

March 06 Advisor to Governor, Khursheed Ganie, who holds the charge of Education Department, today said that there will be no further extension in winter vacations beyond March 9 and all schools, colleges will open from March 11. Chairing…

Herath- Centuries Old Kashmiri Hindu Festival Observed with Socio- Religious Fervour

March 04 Like other parts of the country, Maha Shivratri was celebrated across Jammu Kashmir with religious fervour and enthusiasm. The auspicious occasion, which is celebrated to mark mythological marriage of Lord Shiva with Goddess Parvati,…

Winter Vacation in Kashmir Schools and Colleges Extended Again

March 02 The divisional administration has extended the winter vacation of schools and colleges in Kashmir till March 10. An official said the decision to extend the winter vacation has been taken in view of the prevailing inclement weather…

Amid Strike, Tension Between India and Pakistan, Srinagar Hotel Offers Free Accommodation to Tourists

February 27 Amid escalating tensions between India and Pakistan, a hotel in Srinagar has come up with a message of Love, offering free accommodation to anyone stuck in Srinagar. Hotel Kaisar, located in Srinagar has offered free accommodation…

IUST Postpones All exams Scheduled for Monday and Tuesday

February 24 The Islamic University of Science and Technology in Awantipora has postponed all exams scheduled for Monday and Tuesday. The fresh dates for these exams shall be notified separately, Controller examination IUST said. "There…

Winter Vacations Likely to Be Extended Till March 05 in Kashmir valley

February 21 The school education department has decided to extend the winter vacation for all classes upto March 05. In this regard, a proposal has been submitted by director school education Kashmir (DSEK) G N Itoo to the administrative…

Kashmir Colleges Extend Winter Vacation Yet Again

February 20 In view of the inclement weather conditions, the Divisional administration in Kashmir has ordered further extension in winter vacations in colleges across the division. Divisional Commissioner Baseer Ahmad Khan said all colleges…

While India Observes 'Bharat Bandh'- Business Resumes in Kashmir after One Day Strike

February 18 The traders in various parts of India have called for a complete Bandh- shutdown on Monday to protest the Pulwama attacks on CRPF men, in which at least 45 troopers were killed. Reports from major indian cities in North and…

Kashmir Colleges Postpone Reopening to February 21

February 17 Pertaining to wet weather, the Government of Jammu Kashmir has postponed the reopening of Colleges to February 21. The Divisional Commissioner Baseer Ahmad Khan said all colleges across the Kashmir division scheduled to reopen…

Class 11th Results Declared- Check Your Results Here

February 13 The Jammu Kashmir State Board of School Education has declared results class 11th for Kashmir division. You can click here to check your results.

When Haakh is Sold 60 Rupees a Kilo

February 13 As the Kashmir highway shut for more than seven days, the prices of commodities in Kashmir have reached sky high. This sudden price hike has caused anguish among local populace, as chicken is being sold at 200 rupees per kilogram…

Kashmir Residents Set up Community Kitchens for Jammu Drivers, As Jammu Residents Thrash Kashmiri Passengers

February 11 The residents of Qazigund belt in South Kashmir's Islamabad (Anantnag) district set up community kitchens for drivers stranded on the Kashmir highway as it remained blocked for the sixth consecutive day. Locals from Qazigund…

Kashmiri Pandit and Muslims have suffered Equally in Past Decades- 'Ek Mulakat' Play Performed in Jammu

February 11 We often hear from our parents, especially from our mothers about their Pandit friends, who were separated from them in early 90's after the eruption of Militancy. Showcasing similar kind of a friendship, artists in Jammu performed…

Travelling to Srinagar costlier than Travelling to Dubai

February 08 The airfare on flights operating from New Delhi to Srinagar is sky high leaving the passengers especially student community aghast. From Delhi, the airfares to Kabul in Afghanistan, Dubai, Colombo and many other international…
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This Kashmiri Poet From Tral Seeks Peace in Valley through His Poetry

January 31 As the Kashmir valley Witnesses prolonged unrest, paralyzed life, caged nights and curfewed days from decades, it has gained wide attention from media. But on the other hand, the Kashmir vale has a history and culture and is known…

Kashmir- Almond Production Dips Rapidly, People Prefer Growing Apples

The production of almonds is decreasing at an alarming rate as large number of people prefer to grow apples over almonds. The farmers are every year converting more and more land into apple orchards. In many areas farmers are cutting…

Romance in the Hills- The Immortal Story of Habba Khatoon and Last Kashmiri Emperor

January 22 Sameer Bhat Naad ha layei, Myani Yusufo wallo [Am calling out for you, come my Yusuf] ~quoted by the wandering Zoon, also known by her famous nom de plume, Habba Khatoon, the ravishing beauty, songster wife of Kashmir’s…

Income Tax Threshold to be Doubled to 5 Lakh

January 21 The Indian Finance Minister is contemplating to double the income tax exemption threshold from the present Rs 2.5 lakh to Rs 5 lakh, for the salaried class, sources said. Currently, income up to Rs 2.5 lakh is exempt from personal…

Coaching Centers- After Police Ban, Residents, Parents Join the Chorus

January 21 The latest fashion in educational circles is to send specially pre-university students to Coaching Classes in the hope of bettering their prospects. A student would have otherwise got 90 per cent is assured of 95 per cent.  With…

Into The Heart of Kashmir Culture- Kashmiri Bakery

January 12 Murtaza Gull Though famous for Wazwaan, there's a mind-boggling variety of traditional bakery products available in Kashmir. Very few outsiders would know that the Valley bakes products, known for their unique taste, prepared…

Ganderbal Girl Inspired by Islam secures First Position in Commerce Stream

January 08 Rayees Shah A girl from Tulmula area of Ganderbal got 1st position in commerce stream in the recently announced 12th class examination, Zakia Bint Zia scored 489 marks out of 500 and surprised one and all. Parents of the Zakia…

Check JKBOSE Class 12th Results here

January 07 The Jammu Kashmir Board of school education on Monday has declared the results for class 12th annual exams. A total of 69, 969 students had appeared in the exams, As per initial figures, the top positions have been secured by…

JKBOSE to Declare Class 12th results at 8 30 PM Today

January 07 The Jammu Kashmir Board of school education on Monday announced that results for class 12 would be declared today evening. An order issued by the Board said that the results would be declared at 8:30 pm on www. indiaresults.com…

Peace for Kashmir Continues to Remain the first Priority at Sufi Shrines

January 06 Rayees Shah The Annual Urs of Sheikh Jamal U Din (RA)  celebrated at Sehipora Wayil In Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal District with religious fervor and enthusiasm. A large number of devotees including men,women and children…

Five Photographs that Show Life in Kashmir under Snow

January 06 Tawseef Nazir “No, they won’t let me out of winter, and I’ve promised myself, even if I’m the last snowman, that I’ll ride into spring, on their melting shoulders.” – Agha Shahid Ali It all gets covered…

Reserve Bank of India Stops Printing Rs. 2000 Notes

January 05 The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has stopped printing Rs. 2,000 notes launched during the demonetization in November 2016. The move, as per a report is being aimed at slowly reducing the note’s circulation. The report also…

Bank Unions Call for Strike on January 8 and 9

January 05 A section of PSU bank employees would go on a two-day strike on January 8 and 9 in support of the nation-wide strike call given by 10 central trade unions against the government’s alleged anti-worker policy. The All India…
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Meet Azmat Ali- Woman with a Mission to Save Kashmiri Culture

January 03 A Kashmir with abundant resources, where you simply scatter seeds and harvest fruit, and everybody is a friend and a welcome guest. A place where stories are told under the stars and songs are sung around the fire, where wisdom…

Koshur Saal- Thousands Gather in Bangalore to Celebrate Kashmiri Culture

January 02 Apart from being a celebrated tourist destination, Kashmir has a wonderful culture which has played an important role in earning accolades for it from across the world. Be it literature, lifestyle, language, religion, arts, crafts,…

Father down with Chronic Liver Ailment, Sole Bread Earner to a family of Seven, Faizan Scores 84 per cent in 10th Class

December 30 Mir Musavir Great people have come from smaller places and even smaller schools, they have had stories of struggle, they have read under street lights, they have crossed rivers to achieve what they did, rest is just crowd busy…

Results of Class 10 for Kashmir Division to be Announced Today

December 29 The results of 10th annual exams, will be announced today  said an official of Jammu and Kashmir State Board of School Education (JKBOSE). As per reports the results would be available from 6:30 pm onwards on the official…

These Two Kulgam Girls Have Made Kashmir Proud

December 29 Two Girl students from Government Girls Higher Secondary School Kulgam have brought laurels for the state and presenting JK in National level competition in Science Congress at Bhubaneswar Orissa to be held from 27-31 December…

District Level Science Model Exhibition cum Competition held in Kulgam

December 28 The District Institute of Education and Training (DIET), Kulgam on Thursday organized District Level INSPIRE Science Model Exhibition and project competition at Kulgam. In the training 28 Science models prepared by the students…

IUST Suspends Classwork for Friday, Mobile Internet Suspended in Pulwama in wake of Militant Killing

December 28 Authorities on Friday suspended all the exams and class work at the Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) for “precautionary measures”. A spokesman of the varsity said that classwork has been suspended have…

42 Kashmiri Women Trained for Entrepreneurship

December 27 A batch of 42 aspiring women entrepreneurs passed out from the Centre for Women Entrepreneurship, Kashmir (CWE-K), a program vertical of Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI) after completing the three-week…

Pheran- My First Love and My Identity

December 26 Umar Fayaz The Pheran is the traditional Kashmiri attire worn both by people irrespective of gender. It resembles a long loose cloak. The word has it origin from the Persian word, ‘Perahan’ meaning shirt. The attire dates…
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Tragedy of Kashmir- When Businesses in Pulwama Opened for 5 Minutes After Eight Days

December 22 Zaffar Dar The frequent shutdowns and restrictions have caused a tremendous loss to the business fraternity in Kashmir, as the valley has been on the edge since decades. Sources told The Kashmiriyat that the markets in…

Kashmiri Girl Wins Mrs India Title, Says Her Victory is Dedicated to Kashmiri Women

December 22 Rafiq Bin Hameed A small city Kashmiri migrant girl, Anisha Safaya won the Mrs title at Mrs Universe 2018 and secured  place for India in Top 25 bringing pride to Jammu Kashmir. The  glamorous event took place in the city…

Gull Mohammed Bhagat and the Endangered Kashmiri Theater

December 21 Historians believe that the Bhaands of the Mughal period successfully symbolized the aspirations of general public through different acts or Paethers (plays) which include Buhir-Paether, Dard-e-Paether and Raaz-e-Paether. It is…

10 Profitable Small Business Ideas in Kashmir

December 21 The challenging unemployment rate is one of the serious concerns for the people of Kashmir. Even today, it is sad to find that most people living in Kashmir still haven’t shunned the mindset that advocates running after govt…
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Ten Thousand Kashmiris to Meet in Bangalore to Promote Kashmiri Culture

December 21 The Kashmiri diaspora in Bengaluru community is organising a get together to promote Kashmiri culture in the city. An event where nearly 10,000 strong Kashmiri population in Bengaluru can meet, discuss ideas and break bread…

Private Schools Not Complying with Winter Vacation Orders will loose recognition

December 10 Directorate of School Education Kashmir Monday said that  schools violating winter vacation orders will face strict action  loose their recognition if they do not comply with orders. “DSEK takes strong notice of the complaints…

IUST Postpones Exams Scheduled on Monday

November 25 The Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST), Awantipora has postponed all exams that were scheduled to be held on Monday. The university made the announcement through an official circular saying that New dates…

Books Stalls Charging 'Unfair' Costs Sealed in Islamabad (Anantnag) township

November 14 The parents of several private school going kids have been constantly complaining of unfair charges being charged by book sellers in the Islamabad (Anantnag) township of South Kashmir. "They are illegally charging a lot of…

Board Exams as Per Schedule in Kashmir Valley tomorrow

October 24 The Board exams for class 8th and 12th will be held as per schedule tomorrow, Director School Education told The Kashmiriyat. Speaking to The Kashmiriyat over the phone Ghulam Nabi Itoo said that the exams will be held as…

Class 12th English paper Postponed to November 02

October 22 The Jammu Kashmir State Board of School Education (BOSE) has rescheduled today’s class 12th  examination of English paper to November 02. JKBOSE had postponed today’s class 12th exam in view of the prevailing situation…

JKBOSE, IUST Postpone Exams Scheduled for Tomorrow

October 21 JK Board Of School Education on Sunday postponed examinations scheduled tomorrow, heeding to the concern expressed by the students following the killing of seven civilians in Kugam. “The examination scheduled tomorrow (October…

Section 144 to be Imposed Around Kulgam Examination Centres

October 20 District Magistrate Kulgam, Dr Shamim Ahmad Wani today imposing prohibitory restrictions under Section 144CrPc within a radius of 200 meters around exam centres in the district for smooth conduct of class 10th, 11th and 12th Annual…

GDC Baramulla to Remain Shut Tomorrow

October 19 The Government Degree College Baramulla will remain shut on October 20 Saturday, officials said. An order issued by the principal of the college said that the college will remain shut for counting of recently concluded Municipal…

Kashmir- Class 11th Students Protest Against State Board Of School Education

September 29 Firdous Qadri Higher Secondary Students of Class 11th from different institutions staged a protest demonstration against the JKBOSE for conducting their exams under board supervision. Scores of the class 11th student assembled…

Sopore Students Stage Protest Against Kashmir University

September 20 SAJAD HAMEED The students of Government Degree College Sopore protested against the Kashmir University for not declaring result of 2015 Batch. Students speaking to The Kashmiriyat that that Kashmir University (KU) is playing…

PSAJK condemns suspension of recognition of R P School

September 15 Private Schools’ Association of Jammu Kashmir (PSAJK) today condemned the suspension of recognition of R P School, a reputed educational institute In Srinagar. The Association termed it as a blatant misuse of power by the…

Air Pollution Causes Huge Reduction in Intelligence

August 28 Air pollution causes a "huge" reduction in intelligence, according to new research, indicating that the damage to society of toxic air is far deeper than the well-known impacts on physical health. The research was conducted in…

Ground Report-Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Scheme fails in Pulwama

July 18 Despite spending large amount of money, Beti Bachao Beti Padao, a central sponsored scheme has made no significant impact on girl education in Pulwama. The Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Scheme (BBBPS) is a flagship programme run by the…

Fossils of Earliest Dinosaur Discovered in Argentina

July 14 A huge dinosaur the size of a double-decker bus has been dug up by scientists in Argentina. The monster’s discovery reveals that giant dinosaurs evolved a staggering 30 million years earlier than expected. The creature changes…

After Boys, Girls Fall Prey to Drugs in Kashmir

July 02 Tawseef Nazir   The Drug abuse is certainly growing among youth in Kashmir Valley and now girls especially in the age group 16-23 too are becoming addicts to drugs. Sources revealed to The Kashmiriyat that ‘glue sniffing’…

What Does Governor's Rule Mean?

June 20 In the event of failure of constitutional machinery in any other state of India, the President’s Rule is imposed under Article 356 of the Constitution. But in case of Jammu and Kashmir, the Governor’s Rule for a period of six…

Ways to Avoid Basant Rath

March 31 There is nothing much to worry if you are stopped by traffic police, but there are some rights that as a commuter you should know: 1. Traffic police are required to carry a challan book or e-challan machine in order to penalise…

The Great Patriot- Ashaq Majeed Wani

Salman Shah March 30 When Ashfaq returned from Pakistan, he was greeted with flower petals, slogans and “Wanwun” in the soul of Kashmir’s capital, Srinagar. Women and Men sat roadside to get a divine glimpse of the returned braveheart. …