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Closing educational institutions quiet ironic: Mirwaiz

Srinagar: A joint meeting of APHC Executive Committee, General Council and Working Committee Members was Thursday held at the party’s Rajbagh headquarters. The meeting was presided over by the chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and attended by the Executive Members including Prof Abdul Gani Bhat, Bilal Gani Lone, Masroor Abbas Ansari, Mukhtar Ahmad Waza and Musadiq

Traffic Police books 1.61 lac violators in State

Srinagar: The traffic Police Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday claimed to have booked 1.1 crore violators in the State and recovered fine of Rs.2.88 crore in the first quarter of the year. “During the period 1390 vehicles were seized while as 25426 two wheeler drivers found without helmets, 2264 triple ridding and 2939 with overloading,”

Donate towards TeH for carrying its mission: Geelani

Srinagar: Chairman Tehreek-e-Hurriyat (TeH), Syed Ali Geelani on Thursday in his fervent appeal to the people and resourceful person of the society to donate towards Tehreek-e-Hurriyat for carrying its mission. Geelani said that Tehreek-e-Hurriyat has always pursued the noble mission of helping unprivileged and those in distress. While appealing for charity donations for the Tehreek-e-Hurriyat

Around 30,000 applications received under RTI Act: CIC

Srinagar: Stating that the people of Jammu and Kashmir are still unaware about the RTI act, the state Chief information Commissioner, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai Thursday said that they have received at least 30, 000 applications under the act in past one year. Ganie while talking to KNS correspondent Tasaduq Rashid on the sidelines of the

Geelani condemns suicide attack in Iran

Srinagar: Syed Ali Geelani expressed his grief and sorrow over the loss of precious human lives in the suicide attack over Iran Parliament. Condemned the suicidal attack, Syed Ali Geelani also urged Iran to reassess its aggressive policy in Syria and Iraq and said that Iran too is responsible for its oppressive approach and it

Shabir Shah hails UNHRC’s concern on Kashmir

Srinagar: Incarcerated chairman of Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) Shabir Ahmad Shah Thursday hailed the concern expressed by UNHRC over the grave situation in Kashmir. In a statement issued to KNS, Shah said that “New Delhi and the state government have always been trying to cover up the human rights violations taking place in the occupied

A Kashmiri boatman rows his Shikara, a traditional boat, as snow covered mountains are seen in the backdrop of the Dal Lake in Srinagar on March 7,2010.The Jammu-Srinagar highway was closed to traffic on March 6,morning following landslides at Panthal in Ramban district.The highway is the main road link between the Kashmir Valley and the rest of the country.AFP PHOTO/Rouf BHAT

Fish production decline in water bodies has fishermen worried

Srinagar: As the pollution and encroachment has destroyed the water bodies in the state, fish production as severely declined with the state importing 5,000 tons per year for the consumers. Vital water bodies including the river Jehlum, Wullar and Dal Lake and other major streams in the state are natural abodes to varieties of fish,

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