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Daily Archives: November 20, 2015

NGO distributes stationery among children

Srinagar, Nov 20: On the occasion of a Universal Children’s Day and international Child Rights Day, Jammu and Kashmir Reconciliation Front distributed stationery among school children.“Today we distributed stationery among children of different faiths i.e. Muslim, Hindu and Sikhs. Our aim is send a message of universal brotherhood and Kashmiriyat,” said Dr Sandeep Mawa, head of the Front. The stationery ... Read More »

War and violence can’t solve K-issue: Naqash

Srinagar Nov 20:  Hurriyat leader and Chairman Islamic Political Party JK Muhammad Yousuf Naqash Friday said that Kashmir conflict is a human tragedy and needs human approach for its resolution. “Violence and wars will complicate it rather than resolving. Tormented people of Jammu Kashmir have suffered heavy losses in terms of men and material during about seven decades and continue ... Read More »

Drug De-addiction awareness programme held in Srinagar

Srinagar Nov 20: In its initiative to eradicate drug menace from society, Police De-addiction Services PCR Kashmir conducted school mental health programme at Shaheen Public School, Ganderpora Eidgah, Srinagar. The focus of the programme was to provide insight to the students about the seriousness of drug addiction. Starting the session Dr. Shabir-ul-Rehman spoke about drug addiction and the treatment facilities ... Read More »

Clashes in Old Srinagar city leave three injured

Srinagar, Nov 20:  At least three youth received pellet injuries after the clashes erupted in some areas of old Srinagar city after Friday congregational prayers. Eyewitnesses said that shortly before the Friday congregational prayers a large contingent of police cordoned off Jamia Masjid Srinagar that sparked protest in the area. The protests spread in adjacent areas including Gojwara. Reports said ... Read More »

250 school children administered H1N1 vaccine

Free Medical Camp organized in Srinagar Srinagar, Nov 20:  In a bid to curb swine flu infection in advance, free medical camp was organized in Srinagar city in which all but 250 people including school children were administered H1N1 vaccines. The camp was organized by Kawoosa Clinic at Qamarwari area that was attended by common people mostly school children from ... Read More »

Six injured in Pampore Grenade attack

TeM claims responsibility Pulwama Nov 20:  At least six persons including three Central Reserve Police Forces personnel were wounded after suspected militants lobbed a grenade at a CRPF patrolling party in Pampore town of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district. A police official told CNS that the incident occurred near JK Bank during morning hours. “Militants tossed a grenade near CRPF party ... Read More »

DeM demands Aasiya’s release

Women’s Police Station lack facilities Srinagar Nov 20:  Dukhtaran-e-Millat (DeM) Friday asked authorities to provide adequate medicare to its chief Asiya Andrabi. General Secretary Nahida Nasreen told CNS that Asiya has been kept in Women’s Police Station Rambagh which lacks in all kinds of facilities. “Neither is there water facility nor there is electricity. Asiya has been suffering from different ... Read More »

Water Channel filled with soil in Dal

Illegal constructions go unabated under the nose of LAWDA Srinagar, Nov 20:  In brazen violation of the State High Court orders, massive encroachment is taking place in the world famed Dal Lake with ‘influential’ people extending encroachments in connivance with the officials of the Lakes and Waterways Development Authority (LAWDA). Ironically a water channel in the interiors of the Dal ... Read More »

Wamiq Farooq Killing: Court issued fresh notices against two cops

To be presented before court on December 1st Legal Correspondent Srinagar, November 20: A local court on Friday issued non-bailable warrant against two cop accused in killing of teenager Wamiq Farooq in 2010. Court of Forest Magistrate Srinagar B A Munshi issued fresh non-bailable warrants against accused Abdul Khaliq Sofi (Assistant Sub-Inspector) and SPO Mohammad Akram and asked SSP Srinagar to execute ... Read More »

HC directs Government to frame standard criteria for engagement of PROs by Ministers

Strictures passed against then SSP Jammu Jammu, Nov 20:  Justice Tashi Rabstan of Jammu Kashmir High Court Jammu Wing in an important Judgment, passed in a writ petition filed by Prof. S.K. Bhalla, directed the State Government to frame some standard criteria for engagement of PROs by the Ministers and other higher-ups and directed the State that this entire exercise ... Read More »