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Daily Archives: September 21, 2016

Assembly’s autumn session this year in Dec in Jammu: Speaker

Govt deferring autumn session to deny assembly debate on unrest: Akbar Lone Srinagar, Sep 21 (KNS): Speaker assembly, Kavinder Gupta here on Wednesday announced that the autumn session always held in Srinagar before Darbar move has been deferred and would be held for a short spell as usual in December in winter capital Jammu this year. However, former speaker and senior National Conference ... Read More »

Cabinet to meet on Sep 27

Reshuffle on cards Srinagar, Sep 21 (KNS): The state cabinet is likely to meet on Sep 27next week under the chairmanship of CM Mehbooba Mufti and is scheduled to take up some proposals on transfer of middle and upper rungs of state administration. Authoritative sources told KNS that the general administration department has been asked to prepare memo for the cabinet ... Read More »

Houseboat collapses in Abi Guzar

Srinagar, Sep 21 (KNS): The houseboat at Abi Guzar which was partially damaged in 2014 devastated floods in Srinagar, collapsed Tuesday late evening. The residential houseboat situated at Abi Guzar faced severe damages in 2014 deluge. “On Wednesday around 11pm, the houseboat collapsed, resulting in loss of property worth crores,” said Bashir Ahmad Gasi, an owner of the houseboat. “Following the 2014 deluge in Kashmir, ... Read More »

Class 10th, 12th examinations to be conducted in Nov 2016

Srinagar, Sep 21 (KNS): In view of the prevailing situation, the State Board of School Education (BOSE) has decided to reschedule the annual examination for class 10th and 12th in Kashmir division. According to a notification issued by BOSE, the examination for both 10th and 12th classes in Kashmir division would be conducted in second week of November 2016. Pertinently, as per the previous schedule ... Read More »

Hurriyat extends shutdown till Sep 29

Srinagar | Sep 21 (PTK): The joint resistance leadership today, according to a local news agency (CNS), issued a new protest calendar, giving a relaxation from 2pm onwards on Sunday. 23rd September, Friday (No Relaxation) Karnah, Uri, Gurez, Charar Sharif, Kangan, Srinagar North (Shahr-i-Khaas), Pampore, Devsar, Shopian (Central), Kokarnag Freedom March From 9am March one and all from Kupwara to ... Read More »

Freedom Party condemns police raid, ransacking of houses of Hurriyat people

Srinagar | Sep 21 (PTK): Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) on Wednesday condemned the police raid and ransacking of the residences of Freedom Party district president Pulwama, Mohammad Amin, and Tehreek-e-Hurriyat district president Shopian, Mohammad Yousuf Falahi. In a statement issued to PTK, a party spokesperson said the police atrocities are on its peak in these areas and people are harassed, ... Read More »

Don’t politicize education, relax curbs, resume internet, will cover 80% syllabus: KPSA to Govt

Says Killings, pellets, bullets reason for school closure PTK Correspondent Srinagar | Sep 21 (PTK): Kashmir Private Schools Association (KPSA) today come down heavily on attempts by certain quarters to politicise the education and portray its opening or closing as a only indicator of normalcy. The Association said that schools are part of the society and equally suffers if society ... Read More »

Khurram Parvez detained under PSA

Srinagar, September 21: Noted incarcerated human rights activist, Khurram Parvez was Wednesday slapped with Public Safety Act (PSA), sources said. They said that Khurram was taken to police hospital (PCR) for medical check up, adding “District authorities have directed police to detain Khurram in Kot Balwal jail, Jammu.” Pertinently, a human rights organisation, Amnesty International, has called J&K PSA-1978 a ... Read More »

Treatment given to Kashmiri Students outside Kashmir exposes Rajnath Singh’s helpline

Naeem Geelani’s and Khurram Parveez’s detention shows India’s Frustration: Er Rashid Srinagar, September 21 :  AIP Supremo and MLA Langate Er Rashid has strongly condemned the harassment of Dr Naeem Geelani by state agencies only for the reason that he happens to be son of Hurriyat (G) Chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani and also  accused that Khurram Parveez’s arrest has ... Read More »

 A Cage Called Paradise  

  Javeed Bin Nabi The present situation across the bloody villages,towns and desolate hamlets of Kashmir valley is brimmed with horrific and volatile events, alluring laxity and carnages. Every nook and corner of the valley shows the absence of salubrious atmosphere and the glimmers of peace. What is present lamentations, pathetic tumults, yelling, swelling, woeful tales and limbos .In each ... Read More »