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Daily Archives: November 17, 2016

Septuagenarian ‘hit’ by tear-gas shell succumbs

Srinagar, Nov 17, CNS: An elderly man who was hit by a teargas shell on 90-feet road Soura on November 2 died at SK Institute of Medical Sciences Soura last night, hospital authorities said. Septuagenarian Ghulam Muhammad Khan, a former president of Secretariat Employees Union had gone out for a stroll outside his house when a teargas shell hit him ... Read More »

Srinagar, Nov 17, CNS:Holding the ideology of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) as the main reason of silence maintained by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi over Kashmir problem, renowned columnist and Indian civil society member Prem Shankar Jha Thursday said that it is the prime duty and responsibility of Indian intelligentsia and civil society members to create awareness among people of ... Read More »

MGNREGA comes to rescue of Samba villages

Gowal, Katli get connected; Residents hail RDD JAMMU, NOVEMBER 17: The villagers of Katli in Samba district finally had a sigh of relief after an approach road and a culvert were constructed under MGNREGA connecting two villages Gowal and Katli after 70 years. Residents of these villages said they had no road connectivity from past 70 years due to which they ... Read More »

Malik terms Parrikar’s statement as ‘distortion of facts’

‘His statement glaring example of intellectual bankruptcy’ Srinagar, Nov 17 (KNS): Terming the statement of Union Minister, Manohar Parrikar as ‘distortion of facts’ and ‘glaring example of intellectual bankruptcy’, Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik on Thursday said that people and mindset that during their own national independence struggle acted as collaborators of British colonial power ... Read More »

Illegal soil extraction goes unabated in Hajin

Will look into the matter: Executive Engineer Srinagar, Nov 17 (KNS): Amid unrest, the residents of Hajin area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Thursday alleged that illegal soil extraction goes on unabated in river Jhelum in their area while the authorities are acting as mute spectator. According to KNS correspondent, the residents alleged that illegal soil extraction goes on ... Read More »

Beigh’s revelations indicate threat to integrity, Security of State: Congress

Asks him to come clean on his revelations Srinagar, Nov 17 (KNS): Reacting to the revelations of Senior PDP Leader Muzaffar Hussain Beigh that Burhan Wani was killed to destabilize the Mehbooba Mufti led Govt in the State, Congress today urged upon Mr. Beigh to come clean on this issue as the revelations made by him is more serious than ... Read More »

‘Half baked proposal reason for rejection’ Srinagar, Nov 17 (KNS): In a setback to the loanees of Kashmir valley, who could not recycle their accounts due to the unrest, The Reserve Bank of India has rejected the proposal for restructuring of stressed loans, sent by State Level Bankers Committee. Top sources told KNS that the communication was sent to Jammu ... Read More »

Demise of Lt Gen S K Sinha: JK Govt announces 3 day state mourning

  JAMMU, NOVERMBER 17: As a mark of respect to Lt Gen S K Sinha, the former Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, who passed away on 17th November, 2016 (Thursday), the State Government has decided that the  State Mourning shall be observed for 3 days w.e.f 17.11.2016(Thursday) to 19.11.2016(Saturday). As per an order issued by the General Administration Department, the national and state flag ... Read More »

Govt committed to recapitalize Cooperative Banks: Dr Drabu

  Asks Cooperatives Dept to submit comprehensive revival plan JAMMU, NOVEMBER 17: Minister for Finance, Dr Haseeb A Drabu today said the government is committed to recapitalize the Cooperative Banks subject to the submission of a comprehensive revival plan by the Department of Cooperatives. The revival plan should include the business plan, the human resource and modernization plans for the cooperative ... Read More »

‘No-Detention Policy to continue for class 5th to 7th for current session; New academic calendar to commence forthwith’ JAMMU, NOVEMBER 17: The Government has waived off the Term-2 examination for the students of classes 8th, 9thand 11th for all Government schools and the recognized private schools of Kashmir valley for the current academic session. The Government has also ordered continuation ... Read More »