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Daily Archives: November 28, 2015

After the 17-year-itch: The historic 1978 Indo-Pak cricket series

NADEEM F. PARACHA  Pakistan and India haven’t played a Test series for almost eight years now. As always, the reasons have been largely political. Before the current stalemate, there was a 10-year-break (in the 1990s). When Pakistan toured India in 1999, the two cricket-crazy nations hadn’t met in a Test series since 1989. However, the longest gap between a Test ... Read More »

Qazigund to get new court complex

Justice Magrey reviews progress of work on District Court Complex Pulwama, visits District Court Kulgam           ANANTNAG, NOVEMBER 28: Justice Ali Muhammad Magrey of Jammu and Kashmir High Court today visited court complex Qazigund and identified the land measuring 11 kanals for the construction of new court complex there. Accompanied by lawyers and civil society members, Justice Magrey instructed the ... Read More »

Network of flood channels to be laid under convergence plan: Abdul Haq

‘All new projects will be completed within stipulated timeframe’ Asks people to avoid encroachment of rivers, streams Kupwara, Nov 22 (KNS): Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Abdul Haq Khan on Saturday laid foundation of flood channels in Kupwara and Lolab constituencies to be constructed under convergence programme. He said a network of new flood-channels and protection bunds is being constructed in the Rural ... Read More »

Basharat Bukhari meets Chief Justice designate

‘Discusses augmentation of existing legal system, judicial infrastructure in JK for timely delivery of justice’ New Delhi, Nov 28 (KNS): Minister for Law, Justice & Parliamentary Affairs, Syed Basharat Bukhari today called on Justice Tirath Singh Thakur, Chief Justice of India designate. The Law Minister discussed with the Chief Justice designate varied issues pertaining to delivery of justice and augmentation ... Read More »

Work tirelessly to make India Just, secular and libertarian: Muzaffar Baigh to youth

CUK celebrates Constitution day Srinagar, Nov 28 (KNS): Honorable Member of Parliament, Muzaffar Hussain Baigh, today exhorted upon the youth to work tirelessly and in unison for making India in general and the State of Jammu and Kashmir in particular a just, secular and libertarian place. “Let us pray and pledge to make the air in India, particularly, Jammu and ... Read More »

PDP-BJP government a monumental failure: NC

Sagar, Nasir address one day convention at Homshalibugh, Devsar Srinagar, Nov 28 (KNS): National Conference on Saturday lashed out at PDP –BJP government for creating mess, both political as well as administrative, in just over eight months of taking over the reins of administration and putting people especially the flood victims virtually at the brink of collapse. While addressing a one day ... Read More »

SSB shifts some examination centers in Srinagar

Jammu, Nov 28 (KNS): Service Selection Board Jammu has shifted and reallocated examination centers for the test to be held on December 5, 2015. The centres re-allotted include Govt Girls Higher Secondary Institute, Kothi Bagh, Srinagar instead of Oak Hill Institute of Education, Padshah-i-Bagh (Syed Abad) Soiteng, Srinagar and Govt. Girls Higher Secondary Institute Kothi Bagh, Srinagar instead of SSM College of Education, Soiteng Padshah-I-Bagh, Srinagar. ... Read More »

Despite hardships, Kashmiris not bowing before authorities: Mirwaiz

Srinagar, Nov 28 (KNS): Terming consistency and involvement of people as the necessary pillars of the ongoing freedom struggle, Hurriyat (M) Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Saturday said Kashmiri people were braving all odds to carry forward the movement and not bowing before the authorities despite facing acute hardships and being victims of severe  suppression and oppression. Speaking at Mustafabad Zainakote, ... Read More »

Farooq’s statement against unity and sovereignty of J&K: Hashim Qureshi

‘J&K neither integral part of India nor jugular vein of Pakistan’ Srinagar, Nov 28 (KNS): Terming the recent statement of NC patron Farooq Abdullah as “anti-people and against the unity and sovereignty of Jammu and Kashmir”, Democratic Liberation Party chairman Hashim Qureshi has said the fact is that J&K is neither an integral part of India nor a jugular vein ... Read More »

Farooq Abdullah’s statement meaningless and unrealistic, Hurriyat (G)

Srinagar, Nov 28 (KNS): While terming the statement of National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah that “Pak part of Pakistan and Kashmir to stay with India” as meaningless and unrealistic, Chairman Hurriyat (G) Syed Ali Geelani said that no person has got the mandate to suggest anything about the future of 15 million human beings of Jammu & Kashmir which will be ... Read More »