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Daily Archives: December 24, 2016

National Consumer Rights Day observed in Bandipora

Bandipora, Dec 24: A day long programme on Consumer rights was observed in Bandipora on Saturday by department of Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs. District Development Commissioner Bandipora Sajad Hussain was chief guest on the ocassion. The Programme was organised by Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department on the eve of National Consumers Rights day in order to ... Read More »

Mehbooba announces Tourism Development Authority for Nubra valley

‘Rs 17 cr to be spent on tourism promotion in Nubra-Turtuk valley’ Leh, Dec 24 (KNS): Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today announced setting up of a Tourism Development Authority for Nubra valley. She said Rs 17 crore are being spent on the tourism development in the area. Addressing a public meeting here after inaugurating a bridge in nearby Thang village, ... Read More »

No vacations in KU, IUST this winter

Srinagar, Dec 24, CNS: To compensate for the losses suffered in the unrest, the University of Kashmir and the Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) have decided not to close down for the winter vacation this year. A total of 130 days of regular classes were lost due to the unrest which began onJuly 9. Dean, Academic Affairs, University ... Read More »

Rukhsana Murder Case: Court rejects bail plea of police constable

  Srinagar, Dec 24, CNS: A Session’s court has rejected the bail application of a suspended cop, accused of murdering his wife in 2010 here in Tengapora Batamaloo area of Srinagar city.      Rukhsana Jabeen was found dead at her parental home in Batamaloo on the morning of October 30, 2010 and her family had alleged that she was killed ... Read More »

Sinha led delegation meets President and Vice President

‘Report to be presented before GoI: Wajahat Habibullah New Delhi, Dec 24, CNS: In an effort to highlight the current Kashmir situation, Yashwant Sinha led delegation has met President and Vice President of India Mr Pranab Mukerji and Hamid Ansari in New Delhi on Friday. Divulging information about these meetings, former bureaucrat and one of the members of the Kashmir ... Read More »

Over one lakh persons screened for diabetes, Hypertension in 2016: DHSK

‘21.7% have hypertension, 10.42% are suspect diabetics’ Srinagar, Dec 24 (KNS): The Directorate of Health Services Kashmir (DHSK) Saturday said it has started a systematic, ongoing campaign of screening of general public above 30 years of age for non-communicable diseases like diabetes and hypertension under National Program for Prevention and Control of Cancer, Diabetes, CVD and Stroke (NPCDCS). The DHSK ... Read More »

GoI’s attempts of changing JK’s demography unacceptable: Hurriyat (M)

‘K-dispute had to be resolved as per wishes, aspirations of Kashmiris’ Srinagar, Dec 24 (KNS): Terming Government of India’s attempts of changing Jammu Kashmir’s demography as unacceptable, Hurriyat Conference (M) Saturday said internationally-accepted Kashmir dispute had to be resolved as per the wishes and aspirations of Kashmiris and attempts of changing its disputed nature by any means would be opposed ... Read More »

BSC Final year students hold protest

‘The date sheet issued is like a mental torture for us’ Srinagar, Dec 24 (KNS): The students of the BSC Final year students Saturday held massive protests against the authorities and Education Department saying the date issued to them is like a “mental torture” as they have been given too less time to prepare for the exams. Chanting slogans against ... Read More »

Div com suspends two engineers at Pahalgam

Will act against officials who don’t perform their duty: Khan Srinagar, Dec 24 (KNS): Two Engineers of UEED Department were on Saturday suspended By Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmed khan for negligence in their assigned work, while the executive engineer has been charge sheeted. According to KNS correspondent, the Sewerage Treatment Plant (STP) at Pahalgam was dysfunctional within six months ... Read More »

‘Not end in controversy over certificates to WPRs’

If they have Aadhaar cards, why they need Identity certificates: Experts Srinagar, Dec 24 (KNS): Even after the government has clarified that West Pakistan Refugees (WPRs) are given identification and not domicile certificates, but the “controversial issue” refuses to die down. A number of questions are being posed to the government about the need to provide identity certificates to the ... Read More »