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Daily Archives: November 12, 2016

Tourism promotes dialogue, people-to-people contact: Mehbooba

  Regrets negative portrayal of JK by some media channels; Says Mufti’s vision for tourism development will be accomplished JAMMU, NOVEMBER 12: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today described tourism as an important means of people to people dialogue adding that it gives ample opportunities to people to know each other better and closely. She however, regretted the negative portrayal of ... Read More »

Er. Rasheed seeks immediate help for Keran migrants

‘Govt wants people in Karen, elsewhere to die in LOC shelling for political benefits’ Srinagar, Nov 12 (KNS): AIP Supremo and MLA Langate Er. Rasheed has criticized Govt. for ignoring the sufferings of Karen and other adjoining areas who have been trapped in cross LOC shelling since last many days. In a statement issued to KNS, Er. Rashid said “despite ... Read More »

Frisking returns in north Kashmir’s Handwara

Commuters term it “unnecessary move” Srinagar, Nov 12 (KNS): Random searches and frisking have returned in north Kashmir’s district Kupwara, with commuters alleging wastage of time of hours while travelling. Army and paramilitary forces are on their toes checking vehicular and pedestrian movement at different places, including Bagathpora Handwara. “The army camp in area has erected barricades and is conducting ... Read More »

In response to Sikh community;

Srinagar, Nov 12 (KNS): Joint resistance leadership Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik, in response to the request of Sikh community, has postponed the “Lal Chowk Chaloo” program on Monday the 14th of November 2016. Leaders said that we believe in the golden ethos of religious freedom and tranquility. In a statement issued to KNS, they ... Read More »

Akhtar invokes Mufti’s vision for peace in South Asia

‘Mehbooba is working on series of reformative measures to empower people’ Srinagar, Nov 12 (KNS): Invoking the late Mufti Mohammad Sayeed’s vision and commitment to address the impending issues of governance, economic stability and political resolution of Jammu and Kashmir, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader and Education Minister, Naeem Akhtar Saturday said the recent unfortunate events in the region have ... Read More »

Private schools announce provisional promotion to students

Holds Joint meet with CCA Srinagar, Nov 12 (KNS): To safeguard the interests of students, Private Schools Association of Kashmir (PSAK) today decided to provide provisional promotion to all classes except class 10th and 12th with immediate effect. According to KNS, in a joint meeting of Executive Members of PSAK and Coaching Centres Association (CCA) of Kashmir held under the ... Read More »

Prisoners shifted to other jails for harassment: Hurriyat (M)

Denounces continuous detention of its leaders Srinagar, Nov 12 (KNS): Hurriyat (M) Saturday strongly condemned the ruling regime and its police force for their inhuman and vengeful attitude towards the youth and children arrested arbitrarily during the current agitation and lodged in various jails across the valley. “A Legal team of the amalgam headed by Advocate Ajaz Dar including Aamir ... Read More »

Rural areas reel under darkness

Most of the villages remain without electricity for days together Srinagar, Nov 12 (KNS): Wherein Srinagar city is facing power cuts every now and then, the situation in rural areas, according to reports is far worse and most of the villages and townships don’t get electricity for days together. According to reports received by KNS from several areas of north, ... Read More »

Govt decides to order testing of edible oils over cancer link

‘Top oil brands under scrutiny’ Srinagar, Nov 12 (KNS): With the reports that edible oils consumed in Jammu and Kashmir, contain cancer links, the government has decided to order state-wide testing of edible oils One of the senior officials of the State Drug and Food Control Organization told KNS, that raids will be held in all major outlets of edible ... Read More »