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Daily Archives: November 26, 2015

Control drug addiction before it controls our Society: CSFK appeals health Minister

Drug controller deptt has absolutely failed in checking availability of psychotropic drugs Srinagar, Nov 26 (KNS): Civil Society Forum of Kashmir appealed to Health Minister to ensure prevention and control of drug abuse at the earliest in J&K state. Thousands of youths are falling prey to this menace, which further cripples the productive age group of our society. Men and ... Read More »

LeT pays tributes to militants killed in Tanghdar

Srinagar, Nov 25 (KNS): Lashkar-e-Toiba Chief Mahmood Shah has paid “heartfelt” tributes to the three militants killed ruing an attack on an army camp in Tangdhar near Line of Control in Kupwara district. “LeT pays heartfelt tributes to the three militants who attacked the army camp. Such attacks are a manifestation that we can strike the army at any place ... Read More »

Congress demands IIM, IIT in Kashmir for equal development

Srinagar, Nov 26 (KNS): Urging Centre Government to address urges, aspirations and needs of people in all the three regions of the State, JKPCC has said that setting up of Additional AIIMS in Jammu Region would be a step in a right direction, but at the same time, Centre Government should accede to demand for the setting up IIM, IIT ... Read More »

Saraf Kadal shopkeepers protest against CRPF

  Srinagar, Nov 26 (KNS): Scores of shopkeepers and other business establishments at Saraf kadal here Thursday staged a demonstration against forces, alleging frisking by Jammu and Kashmir police and Central Reserved Police Force (CRPF) personnel outside their shop have adversely affected their daily business. The shopkeepers observed half day shutdown as a part of the protest against the forces. While talking ... Read More »

Quarter residents at Fire service up in arms

Asks higher ups to redress their grievance Srinagar, Nov 26 (KNS): Accusing the officials of Fire Service Baba Demb of ill treatment to them, the residents residing in the quarters demanded redressal of their grievances. A delegation comprising of residents who are residing in government allotted quarters in the service station told KNS that they are facing tough time due ... Read More »

HSHS traders’ protest continues against government decision

Srinagar, Nov 26 (KNS): On the second consecutive day, several Hari Singh High Street (HSHS) shop owners Thursday observed complete shutdown on the second consecutive day against the government’s decision to relocate their shops to other places. The HSHS shop owners also staged a sit-in-protest outside of their shops demanding amendment of the order. They were holding banners displaying ‘we want Justice’, ... Read More »

Hurriyat (G) anguish over “miserable” condition Kashmiri Tihar prisoners

Srinagar, Nov 26 (KNS): While expressing his deep concern and anguish over the miserable condition of the Tihar Jail Kashmiri Detainees, Chairman Hurriyat (G) Syed Ali Geelani appealed the human rights organizations including Amnesty International to take serious notice of the ill-treatment meted out with the Kashmiri detainees in notorious prison of India Tihar Jail. He said that the woeful tale ... Read More »

Govt announces winter vacations for educational institutions

Jammu, Nov 26 (KNS): Jammu and Kashmir government Thursday announced winter vacations for educational institutions of Kashmir division and the winter zone of Jammu division. According Education Minister, Naeem Akhtar, the winter vacations of the government and private recognized schools of Kashmir division and winter zone of Jammu division would begin from 7 December 2015 up to middle standard. He said the ... Read More »

Mirwaiz insists on teaching Kashmir’s history to children

‘Our culture restricted to Wazwan only’ Srinagar, Nov 25 (KNS): In an effort to revive the Kashmiris real history, Hurriyat (M) Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has insisted on teaching history of Kashmir to the young generation in schools by compulsorily introducing it in the curriculum. Mirwaz said that the rich culture of Kashmir and the life of religious sufi saints who ... Read More »

Executive Officer thrashed in his office chamber

‘Yasir Reshi had threatened me of dire consequences’ Hajin, Nov 26, CNS:  Executive Officer Municipal Committee Hajin,  Shakil Ahmed was manhandled and roughed up by the workers of a political party in his office chambers here onThursday.     Eyewitnesses told CNS that panic created in the chambers of Executive Officer MC Hajin in North Kashmir’s Bandipora district after a group ... Read More »