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Malik released on bail

Srinagar: Chairman Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), Muhammad Yasin Malik was on Wednesday released from Srinagar central jail today. Malik was arrested by police on May 28 after his Tral visit and sent him to Srinagar central jail on a five day judicial remand. The spokesman in a statement issued to KNS said that court

Hr Secondary, Colleges in Srinagar to remain shut tomorrow: Admin

Srinagar: The colleges and higher secondary schools in Srinagar city will remain closed on Wednesday, officials said. Deputy magistrate Srinagar Dr Farooq Ahmad Lone told KNS that the higher schools and colleges will be closed tomorrow (Wednesday). The schools and colleges across Kashmir have been shut for the last two days following the killing of

Altaf Bukhari reviews allotment of shops at Hazuri Bagh

Srinagar: Minister for Education Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari on Tuesday asked the Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) to go for allotment of shops to dislocated shopkeepers at Hazuri Bagh Srinagar in a time bound manner. The Minster made these remarks during a meeting chaired by him to review allotment of shops and kiosks to beneficiaries by

Save Dachigam Union appeals govt

Srinagar: ‘Save Dachigam Union’ members led by A Mir have appealed the higher authorities to look into the issues of ‘frauds’ being ‘committed’ by few officials. Mir alleged that some of the officials in Dachigam have mismanaged funds allotted for carrying out development work in the National park. He alleged that at least 40 casual

Zulfkar visits Media Complex Srinagar

Srinagar: Minister for Food Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs and Information, Choudhary Zulfkar Ali, Tuesday visited the Media Complex here to take first hand appraisal of the functioning of the Directorate of Information & Public Relations (DIPR) and also review the progress of work on the auditorium and conference hall being constructed in the Complex.

Tall claims of Indian leadership about democracy a hoax: Geelani

Srinagar: Reacting to recent statement of General Bipin Rawat, wherein he has said that “this is a proxy war and it is played in a dirty way’’ Syed Ali Geelani said that he is a man of Jan Sangh ideology and it illustrates his criminal mentality. Syed Ali Geelani while referring to the commendation letter

Mirwaiz barred from delivering religious sermon: Spokesman

Srinagar: Hurriyat (M) chairman and Awami Action Committee President Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, who continues to remain under house arrest at his Srinagar residence, barring him from carrying out the religious and social activities in the holy month of Ramadhan—termed Hazrat Fatima(RA), the daughter of Prophet Muhammad (SAW) as a role model for the Muslim women

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JKLF chief recalls sacrifices of Wani on his anniversary

Srinagar: Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), Muhammad Yasin Malik on Tuesday recalled the struggle and sacrifices of Ishfaq Majeed Wani, who embraced martyrdom on this day in 1990. According to the statement issued to KNS, Malik who is currently languishing at Srinagar’s Central Jail said “Wani was a born leader, a humble

Yasin Malik arrested; shifted to central jail

Srinagar: Chairman Jammu Kashmir liberation front (JKLF) Muhammad Yasin Malik was today arrested by police and shifted to central jail Srinagar on a five day judicial remand. Police and other forces in large numbers cordoned the residence of JKLF chairman today morning and took him in their custody. He was immediately shifted to central jail

KU postpones exams scheduled on May 29, 30

Srinagar: Authorities at the Kashmir university on Sunday announced the rescheduling of all examinations scheduled on May 29, 30. “In view of concerns expressed by students due to prevailing circumstances, all Kashmir university examinations scheduled to be held on may 29, 2017 (Monday) and may 30, 2017(Tuesday) are postponed,” said a KU spokesman. He said

Mehbooba felicitates people on the beginning of Ramadhan

Srinagar: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has felicitated people of the State on the beginning of holy month of Ramadhan. In her message, the Chief Minister hoped the holy month marks the beginning of an era free from difficulties, uncertainty, bloodshed and acrimony. “I pray that this holy month brings along all the divine blessings for

Shah pays glowing tributes to Commander Sabzar, associates

Srinagar: Expressing deep grief over the martyrdom of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Sabzar Ahmad and his associates, the incarcerated chairman of Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) Shabir Ahmad Shah on Saturday appealed people to offer funeral prayers in absentia for the mujahideen. Paying glowing tributes to Shaheed Sabzar Ahmad, Shaheed Faizaan Ahmad, and Shaheed Aadil Ahmad, Shabir

Secretary Information visits Media Complex Srinagar

SRINAGAR, MAY 27: Secretary Information, Mr M H Malik visited the Media Complex at Polo View here last evening to take stock of the functioning of the Directorate of Information & Public Relations (DIPR). He also took stock of the works being executed at the Media Complex as part of infrastructure upgradation. During the visit,

CPP delegation meets Governor

Srinagar: A delegation of Centre for Peace and Progress comprising Mani Shankar Aiyar, O.P. Shah, Kapil Kak, Vinod Sharma, Khalid Tufail and I.D. Khajuria, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today. Members of the delegation, who had participated in a conference on Kashmir and also met leaders of various segments of the

VHP delegation meets Governor

SRINAGAR, MAY 25: A delegation led by Sh. Surindera Jain, National Spokesperson, Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP); and comprising Sh. Rajesh Gupta, Vice-President VHP, J&K; Sh. Surinder Aggarwal, President Baba Amarnath & Budha Amarnath Yatri Niyas and Sh. Suresh Kumar Gupta, Working President, VHP, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today. The delegation

Dr. Farooq chairs meeting of party legislators

Srinagar: National Conference President and Member of Parliament for Srinagar, Dr. Farooq Abdullah on Thursday chaired a meeting of Party Legislators in Srinagar. The Party President discussed the current political situation in the State and also sought inputs from senior leaders and party legislators on key issues and challenges confronting the State and its people.

DDC Srinagar inspects progress of work at SPS library, museum

SRINAGAR: District Development Commissioner Srinagar, Dr. Farooq Ahmad Lone, today visited SPS library and museum here to take stock of ongoing work on the two prestigious projects. Officers of Directorate of Archeology, Archives & Museums, Police Housing Corporation, JKPCC and other concerned accompanied the DDC. While inspecting the work at SPS Library, the DDC directed

Chief Minister meets Governor

SRINAGAR MAY 24: Ms. Mehbooba Mufti, Chief Minister J&K, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today. Ms Mufti and the Governor had wide ranging discussions which focused on the maintenance of law and order and internal security, effective and accountable functioning of the public delivery organizations and timely implementation of important state


Div Com Kashmir takes evening tour of City

SRINAGAR, MAY 23: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, carried out an extensive tour of Srinagar City during night hours on Monday to take stock of the functioning of street lights and electricity supply position on the eve of holy month of Ramdhaan. During his visit, the Divisional Commissioner visited Dalgate, Nawpora, Kohnakhan, Khayam, Munawarabad,

Dr. Farooq meets Governor

SRINAGAR: Dr. Farooq Abdullah, Member Parliament and former Union Minister, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today. The Governor and Dr. Abdullah discussed issues relating to the obtaining external and internal security environment and the steps required to be taken for the restoration of peace and normalcy in the State.

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Road stretch from Rambagh bridge to AS College crossing closed for traffic

SRINAGAR: According to the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, road stretch from Rambagh to Amar Singh College crossing has been closed for traffic in view of the ongoing construction of the flyover. The Div Com said that heavy machinery and vast building material is to be used on this road stretch. So the closure of both tubes

Naeem Akhtar visits Media Complex; Takes stock of renovation, construction works

SRINAGAR, MAY 23: Minister for Public Works, Naeem Akhtar, today visited the Media Complex at Polo View Srinagar housing the Directorate of Information & Public Relations (DIPR) to take stock of ongoing renovation and constriction there. The Minister was accompanied by Director Information & PR, Dr Arun Manhas, Joint Director Information (Headquarters), Abdul Majid Zargar,

Div Com takes evening assessment tour of Srinagar

Srinagar: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Khan Monday visited several areas in Srinagar city to take stock of functioning of street lights. An senior official told KNS that the divisional commissioner visited visited Dalgate, Malaratta, Nowhatta, Bemina, Khanyar, Batamaloo and other areas to assess functioning of street lights. [WD_FB id=”0″] Khan was accompanied by the senior

BJP’s narrative on JK illustrates their negative approach: Geelani

Srinagar: Kashmir is serious and a burning issue and its solution is not possible through rhetoric’s or provocative statements, said Syed Ali Geelani. Reacting to the statement, of India’s Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Amit Shah & Nirmal Sigh, Syed Ali Geelani said that their narratives about Jammu & Kashmir illustrates their negative & egoistic approach.

Asiea reviews progress of SMC works

SRINAGAR: Minister of State for Housing & Urban Development, Asiea Naqash, today convened a meeting here to review progress of various developmental activities carried out by the Srinagar Municipal Corporation. The meeting was attended by SMC Commissioner Dr Shafqat Ahmed Khan, officials of SMC & UEED and other concerned. It was given out that in

IGP Kashmir briefs Governor

Srinagar: Muneer Khan, Inspector General of Police, Kashmir, called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today. This was Khan’s first meeting with the Governor after taking over charge. Khan briefed the Governor about the Internal Security situation in the Valley, particularly in South Kashmir. Advising close surveillance on all fronts Governor asked

Anjuman-i-Auqaf denounces continues house detention of Mirwaiz

Srinagar: Anjuman-i-Auqaf Jamia Masjid, strongly denounced the continuous house detention of its president Mirwaiz Umar Farooq. The spokesman of the Anjuman said that by caging Mirwaiz, authorities have barred him from carrying out his social and religious responsibilities and it is the worst kind of political vengeance on part of the authorities. The spokesman said

Claimants of largest democracy don’t even allow people to pay homage to leaders: Hurriyat (M)

Srinagar: On the occasion of 27thmartyrdom anniversary of Shaheed-e-Milat Mirwaiz Moulana Muhammad Farooq, Hawal martyrs and the 15thmartyrdom anniversary of Shaheed-e-Hurriyat Khajwa Abdul Gani Lone, a complete shutdown was observed on the call of joint resistance leadership across the region. Hurriyat Conference (M) expressed its gratitude to the people for their continuous love towards the

Malik pays tributes to Hawal martyrs

Srinagar: Chairman of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Muhammad Yasin Malik while paying rich tributes to Shaheed Mirwaiz Mohammad Farooq Shaheed and Khawaja Abdul Gani Lone and Hawal martyrs said so-called rulers who have choked every little space on peaceful political activities have no right to claim themselves as democrats. Ban on mourning and condolences

Sagar pays tribute to late Mirwaiz Molvi Farooq

Srinagar: Secretary Ali Muhammad Sagar Sunday paid tributes to Shaheed Mirwaiz Molvi Muhammad Farooq on his 27th death anniversary. A commemorative meeting presided by Ali Mohammad Sagar was organized at party headquarters Nawa e Subah today. “National Conference has been organizing this commemorative meeting every year and the party has always respected Shaheed Mirwaiz Molvi

Nayeem dares TV channel to make full ‘un-doctored’ video public

Srinagar: Terming the sting operation’ conducted by the national TV channel as ‘fake and doctored’, senior Hurriyat (G) and Jammu and Kashmir National Front chairman, Nayeem Ahmad Khan Saturday dared the New Delhi based TV channel to make the entire un-doctored video public. According to KNS correspondent, addressing a presser here at his Jawahar Nagar

Restrictions imposed in 5 police stations of Srinagar

SRINAGAR, MAY 20: As per a communiqué from District Magistrate, Srinagar Dr Farooq Ahmad Lone, there would be restrictions under the jurisdiction of Police Stations, Nowhatta, M R Gunj, Rainawari, Khanyar and Safakadal tomorrow on May 21 as a precautionary measure to avoid any untoward incident.

Asiea inspects healthcare facilities at Chest Diseases Hospital Srinagar

SRINAGAR, MAY 20: Minister of State for Health and Medical Education, Asiea Naqash, Saturday visited the Chest Disease Hospital in Srinagar to inspect the facilities available to patients visiting it. Taking a thorough inspection in and around the hospital premises, the Minister checked various sections of the hospital to assess the facilities available to patients.

Will resign from politics if media proves my property other than my mother’s two-room house: Malik

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik Friday said he has filed a complaint before police against a woman journalist for “breaching his privacy and carrying out a sting operation”. Malik said that he will resign from politics if Indian media proves that he “owns any property other than two-mud-room” at

Union Finance Minister calls on Chief Minister

SRINAGAR, MAY 18: Union Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley called on the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here today. Mehbooba Mufti discussed with the union Finance Minister the process of fund flow to the State, particularly under the Prime Minister’s Developmental Plan (PMDP) and sought timely and periodic release of funds under the plan. The Chief Minister

RSS working to change demography of JK: Geelani

Srinagar: Syed Ali Geelani blamed RSS for their fanatical mindset and said they are working under well thought plane to change demographic status of Jammu and Kashmir. In a statement issued to KNS, Geelani expressed his serious concern over the reports of proposed public meeting being organized in Srinagar by RSS and said that after

Three policemen, civilian injured in Safa Kadal grenade attack: Police

Srinagar: Three policemen and a civilian were Thursday injured after suspected militants lobbed a grenade towards Police Station Safa Kadal in Srinagar, officials said. Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Srinagar, Imtiyaz Ismail told KNS that one constable, two SPOs and a civilian were injured in a grenade attack in Safa Kadal today. “The injured were

Absence of students associations in educational institutions leading to current crisis: Mirwaiz

Srinagar: Anjuman-e-Nusratul Islam president and the Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq sought direct role of students in building a constructive society in Kashmir while emphasizing on religious scholars , parents, and teachers to help in guiding Kashmir’s future generation towards building a strong and vibrant society based on moral and religious values and

SHRC asks police for report on ‘restraining’ Geelani from visiting hospital

Srinagar: The State Human Rights Commission, while taking the suo motto cognizance of the media reports about barring Hurriyat (G) Chairman Syed Ali Geelani for medical consultation, has directed police to file report explaining circumstances in which the Hurriyat leader was restrained from going to the hospital. “Senior Superintendent of Police, Budgam, is directed to

Class work at SP, MP hr secondary’s to remain suspended: DC Sgr

Srinagar: The district administration Srinagar Wednesday decided to suspend the class work at MP Higher Secondary School and SP Higher Secondary School here on Thursday. Deputy Commissioner (DC) Srinagar, Farooq Ahmad Lone told KNS, “The teaching activity in SP Higher Secondary and MP Higher Secondary will remain suspended on Thursday.” The class work in these

Break new grounds in medical research, patient care: Mehbooba tells SKIMS faculty

Srinagar: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today stressed upon the SKIMS faculty to brace up to the challenges of medical research and patient care in order to make the hospital a world class institute. Interacting with the faculty of SKIMS Soura here after inaugurating Digital Cardiac Cath Lab, the Chief Minister said the State takes pride

Umeed programme at SKICC turns chaotic

Srinagar: Former chief minister and National Conference Working president Omar Abdullah Tuesday accused chief minister Mehbooba Mufti of using government machinery to salvage her “non-existing credibility”. Omar, while sharing a video of Umeed function at SKICC on his twitter, said: “I dread to imagine what lies @MehboobaMufti tells PM Modi in private when she can’t

CM visits stalls set up by Umeed SHG members, appreciates their efforts

SRINAGAR, MAY 16: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today visited several stalls put up by the women members of Self Help Groups (SHGs) set up under Umeed scheme and interacted with them. These members had put up the stalls on the sidelines of a function organised by the concerned Department at SKICC, Srinagar. The Chief Minister

Protest at SKICC reveals level of anger against Mehbooba: NC

Srinagar: National Conference on Tuesday said the spontaneous protest and walk-out by employees at a Government function presided over by Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti at SKICC in Srinagar on Tuesday revealed the level and extent of anger against Mehbooba Mufti and her Government. In a statement issued to KNS, NC State Spokesperson Junaid Azim Mattu

Div Com suspends 3 SMC Officers

SRINAGAR, MAY 16: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today suspended three officers of Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) for negligence of duty. During surprise check of various departments today, it was observed heaps of garbage was lying unattended outside JVC and in the adjoining areas, besides, encroachment of pavements in Hari Singh High Street and

Police didn’t allow Geelani for medical consultation: Hurriyat (G) spokesman

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (G) on Tuesday said that police didn’t allow Syed Ali Geelani to see his doctors, who have advised him to undergo some routine medical tests and calibration of pacemaker. In a statement issued to KNS, Spokesman Ayaz Akbar said that Syed Ali Geelani is suffering from multiple ailments and it was a

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