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Daily Archives: September 9, 2016

CM launches ‘Scooty for Girls’ scheme

JK Govt to facilitate purchase of scooties by students JAMMU, SEPTEMBER 09: Chief Minister, Ms Mehbooba Mufti today formally launched the Scooty Finance scheme for J&K’s college going girls which was announced by the State Government in Budget 2016-17. The scheme was launched by the Chief Minister at two separate functions organized at Women’s College, Gandhi Nagar and Women’s College ... Read More »

Mehbooba’s scooty is Nero’s fiddle, says National Conference

Srinagar, Sep 9, CNS:  National Conference on Friday expressed “shock and disappointment” over Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti’s lack of “empathy and seriousness” in a time of “unprecedented turmoil and misery in Kashmir.” Lashing out at the CM for “going for scooty joyrides” in Jammu while Kashmir is under virtual siege for the 63rd day today, NC State spokesperson Junaid Azim ... Read More »

Digital India shares poem promoting killing of Kashmiris by army

New Delhi, Sep 9, CNS:  The official Twitter handle of Digital India, the NDA government’s flagship initiative for a digitally empowered country, on Thursday retweeted a poem encouraging the killing of Kashmiris by the Army. The tweet included a screenshot of the poem with the caption “height of patriotism”. “The bullets have just started, don’t say later you didn’t get ... Read More »

Amid unrest, Urs of Amir-e-Kabir celebrated with religious fervor

Thousands throng, offer Friday congregational prayers in Shrine Srinagar, Sep 09 (KNS): Amid unrest in Kashmir, the 651st Urs of Hazrat Mir Syed Ali Hamdani (RA) popularly known as Shah-e-Hamdan and Amir-e-Kabir was Friday observed at Khanqah Moula in old Srinagar city with religious fervor and enthusiasm. Notably, the Urs is observed on 6th of Zil Hijjah every year. Syed ... Read More »

BSNL Chief calls on Governor

Srinagar | Sep 09 (PTK): H.K. Verma, Chief General Manager Telecom (CGMT), Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited, J&K Circle, called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today. Verma briefed the Governor about the functioning of the BSNL in the State and the measures being taken for improving the landline and mobile phone services and internet connectivity in the ... Read More »

Chief of Army Staff meets Governor

Srinagar | Sep 09 (PTK): General Dalbir Singh Suhag, Chief of Army Staff, accompanied by Lt. Gen. D.S. Hooda, Northern Army Commander and Lt. Gen. S.K. Dua, GOC 15 Corps, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today. During their hour long meeting, the Governor and the Army Chief discussed the external security situation and issues relating to ... Read More »

Barred from addressing media Geelani releases text of press conference

Claims Govt has prepared a ‘Kill-List’ to exterminate pro-freedom personalities Srinagar, Sep 9, CNS:  After barring from addressing scheduled press conference, senior pro-freedom leader Syed Ali Geelani Friday released the text of his press conference claiming that Government intends to target a cross section of people in Kashmir who according to him didn’t cooperate and agree to go against the ... Read More »

CM lays foundation of Degree College Bhalwal Mehbooba calls for concerted, inclusive political effort to resolve Kashmir

‘Country’s political leadership should build on emerging national consensus to revive peace process; Separatists should put across implementable roadmap’  JAMMU, SEPTEMBER 09: Maintaining that the Kashmir issue has multiple dimensions, Chief Minister, Ms Mehbooba Mufti today said a serious and sustained effort is required at various levels to resolve the problem and ensure peace and stability in the State and ... Read More »