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Daily Archives: December 8, 2016

Govt to honor Karate kid Hashim Mansoor: Imran Ansari

Minister felicitates Bandipora boy: Reiterates Govt’s resolve to promote sports activities in JK in a big way JAMMU, DECEMBER 08: Minister for Information Technology, Technical Education and Youth Services & Sports Molvi Imran Raza Ansari today said the government will honor Hashim Mansoor hailing from Bandipora, Kashmir who won gold medal in Asian Karate Championship. Imrna Ansari extended his felicitations ... Read More »

Naeem for balanced convergence of sports with academics

  Education Minister declares open Interschool Volleyball Tournament at Model GHSS Sunjwan JAMMU, DECEMBER 8: Minister for Education, Naeem Akhtar today emphasized the need for a balanced convergence of academics and sports in government schools to meet this essential requirement of modern education system. “Unfortunately our state has lagged behind in the convergence of sports with academics and this needs ... Read More »

Hot Mix Plant owners call on Veeri

  Minister asks them to maintain standards JAMMU, DECEMBER 8: Minister for Public Works and Parliamentary Affairs Abdul Rehman Veeri today asked the hot mix plant owners to maintain quality and standards. Mr Veeri was speaking at a meeting with representatives of hot mix plant owners here. The meeting was attended by Chief Engineer R&B Jammu Alok Mengi as well. ... Read More »

Militancy in Kashmir because of late Mufti Sayeed: Sagar

NC  holds workers Convention at Sonawari Waheed Bhat BANDIPORA:-A day long workers convention was organised today by National Conference at Sumbal area of North Kashmir’s Bandipora district. On the occasion speakers impressed upon wokers to make roots of party strong. Party General Secretary and MLA Ali Mohammad Sagar, District President and MLA Mohammad Akbar Lone,Ex MLA Bandipora Ghulam Rascal  Naz ... Read More »

104 corruption complaints, 11 RDAs pending with FD

  SVC for tough action against officers violating orders, guidelines Jammu, Dec 8, CNS:  Castigating Finance Department for not implementing their own orders, instructions and guidelines, the Chief Vigilance Commissioner has asked the supervisory officers of the department to take action against those officers violating orders and guidelines, issued by the Commission and the Government, from time to time, for ... Read More »

Demonetization: ‘How we are going to sell the utopian dream to people? Qustions Omar

Srinagar, Dec 8, CNS: Criticising demonetization, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday said it had not only deprived people access to their money but now they are also being denied freedom of spending at places of their choice. “So not only do we not have the freedom to access our money, we are also being told where ... Read More »

JK House: Snubbed by SHRC authorities try to set house in order

  ‘Staffers ruling the roost’ New Delhi, Dec 8, CNS: A day after State Human Rights Commission directed one of its members to inspect the JK House in Delhi in wake of the miserable conditions prevailing there, the authorities at the helm of affairs according to occupants started a cleaning drive in the Block C, apparently to ‘hoodwink’ the member ... Read More »

Arwani Encounter: Clashes between protesters and Forces leave civilian dead

Bijbehara, Dec 8, CNS: A civilian was killed while dozens of pro-freedom protesters were injured after they tried to march towards encounter site at Husanpora Arwani area of South Kashmir’s Bijbehara town on Thursday.     A gunfight had raged at Hussanpora village of Arwani after government forces had launched a search and cordon operation on Wednesday to flush out the ... Read More »

Govt evicts 30 kanals of encroached land at Bandipora

SUHAIL RATHORE Bandipora Dec 08:- District administration on Thursday resumed its eviction drive after five months of unrest and restored more than 30 Kanal of state land from encroachment.  An officials spokesperson said that in continuation to its extensive and exhaustive eviction drive,   Tehsildar Bandipora Mohammed  Yousuf  conducted an extensive anti -encroachment drive at Lowdara village of Bandipora district along ... Read More »

Remembering Junaid Jamshed — the singer, the scholar, the philanthropist and Pakistan’s national icon

SARAH ELEAZAR There will be no dearth of superlatives describing the public personality that was Junaid Jamshed. He was a man of many labels — a trendsetter, a spiritual inspiration, the centre of much media attention and never far from controversy. As the nation pays tribute to the legend who died on the way to Islamabad from Chitral in a ... Read More »