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Daily Archives: January 6, 2016

Prof Abdul Rashid Nazki passes away

  Srinagar, Jan 06: Noted poet and patron Adbee Markaz Kamraaz, Prof Abdul Rashid Nazki passed away here late Wednesday evening. He was 84. Prof Nazki breathed his last at Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Soura where he was admitted some days ago. He was not keeping well from past few months. Read More »

Aamir Khan removed as brand ambassador of Incredible India

After being a brand ambassador of the Indian government high-profile tourism campaign Incredible India for more than seven years, Aamir Khan has now been removed as the brand ambassador of Incredible India. Read More »

North Korea test fires Hydrogen Bomb sucessfully

In what is seen as deliberate provocation which could derail the fragile situation between the two Koreas, Pyongyang has successfully tested a Hydrogen bomb. The incident was first reported by South Korea, China and Japan as a 5.1 magnitude man made earthquake. The proximity of the epicentre of the quake and a nuclear testing facility of North Korea had raised ... Read More »

Government to provide free life saving drugs in hospitals shortly: Lal Singh

Doda, Jan 6, CNS:  “Free life saving drugs in Government Hospitals will soon be a reality” Minister for Health and Medical Education, Ch Lal Singh today said this while addressing a public rally at Doda. Earlier, the Minister inspected the District Hospital Doda and reviewed the progress of various ongoing construction works in the Hospital. He directed GM, JKPCC Doda ... Read More »

Indo-Pak Thaw: Geelani Rejects any Formula, says, ‘Our Fight for RSD only’: Geelani

Srinagar, Jan 6, CNS:  Cautioning India and Pakistan for not taking “Kashmiris for-granted”, chairperson All Parties Hurriyat Conference (g) Syed Ali Geelani Wednesday said that the “real stake holders” of the Kashmir issue are its people and “they haven’t given this kind of mandate” to anybody who will try to “wrap-up” the Kashmir issue by ignoring the Kashmiri people. “We ... Read More »

Misuse of SSA funds: Vigilance seeks report from Secretary Education

  Srinagar, Jan 6, CNS:  In a significant order, the State Vigilance Commission sought Action Taken Report from Secretary to Government, Education Department to clarify whether the funds under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan scheme have  been utilized in accordance with norms and guidelines laid down under the said scheme by the concerned officers.     While proceeding on a complaint against one ... Read More »

Sopore shuts on anniversary of 1993 massacre

Sopore, Jan 6, CNS:  To mark the 22nd anniversary of massacre, people observed a complete shutdown in North Kashmir’s Sopore town on Wednesday. At least 57 people had been killed by Border Security Forces personnel from 94 Batallion on Jan 6, 1993 while security personnel after the massacre indulged in arson, putting entire town market on fire.     The call ... Read More »

Kidnapped boy recovered from Chandigarh

Three arrested for kidnapping, kingpin still at large Kupwara, Jan 6, CNS:  Police have arrested three brothers from North Kashmir’s Lolab Valley for kidnapping a 13 year old boy and subsequently selling him to drug dealers in Chandigarh. The fourth brother who according to police is the kingpin has been evading arrest from past two weeks.     Police sources told ... Read More »