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Daily Archives: January 20, 2017

Non-local couple dies of asphyxiation, Another couple battling for life

Bandipora, Jan 20, CNS: A non-local couple died while another couple is battling for life apparently due to inhalation of toxic gases in North Kashmir. Police said that investigation has been taken up, however, prima facie it appears that cause of death is asphyxiation.      Divulging information about the incident, a police official told CNS that a couple Shams and ... Read More »

GMC molestation case: Opposition create ruckus in assembly

  Jammu, Jan 20, CNS: Opposition Friday staged a walk out of Legislative Assembly for the delay in the investigation in the alleged molestation case of a student at Government Medical College Jammu. Opposition members from Congress and NC holding banners against the college management shouted slogans, “Mehbooba ke Sarkar mai Andera he andera”. On December 20 a girl student ... Read More »

KTMF starts assistance cell for traders

Srinagar, Jan 20, CNS: In a bid to provide assistance to the traders, the Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Federation (KTMF) has set up an “Assistance Cell” for solution of their genuine problems. A decision in this regard was taken by the KTMF president Yasin Khan, said a statement issued here today. “After getting an update on problems being faced by ... Read More »

HR activist protests against ‘multiple massacres’we

‘Book guilty and deliver justice to victim’s families’ Srinagar, Jan 20, CNS: International Forum for Justice Chairman Muhammad Ahsan Untoo staged a protest against ‘multiple massacres’ allegedly committed by Government Forces particularly BSF in Kashmir Valley.     Untoo wrapped a long and wide banner around his body that depicted the dates of Gawkadal, Handwara, Kupwara and Sopore massacres. The multicolour ... Read More »

Govt to take up with IAF issue of airlifting patients from inaccessible areas: Dy CM

JAMMU, JANUARY 20: Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Kumar Singh today informed the Legislative Assembly that the Government would take up the issue of airlifting patients from inaccessible areas of the State with the Indian Air Force (IAF), which previously used to provide such services. The Deputy Chief Minister was responding to the concerns of the Members as several Legislators ... Read More »

Rs 1367 cr ongoing projects to give fillip to health sector: Bali Bhagat

Govt mulls National Health Protection scheme for poor           JAMMU, JANUARY 20 – Minister for Health & Medical Education, Bali Bhagat today said in Legislative Assembly that health sector is prime focus of the Government and several initiatives have been taken for strengthening the health infrastructure across the State to ensure better medicare facilities to the people.           Replying to ... Read More »

Dr Veeri agitated against order of teachers to be put on duty for security of schools

Teacher community has been humiliated, deeply hurt Jammu, Jan 20 (KNS): In a clubbed question with Qaisar Jamshid regarding school burning incidents in last six months especially in Kashmir zone, government could not provide satisfactory reply to the points raised by NC legislator Dr Bashir Ahmad Veeri which ultimately led to confrontation between government on one side and treasury benches ... Read More »

JK to generate 54 MW Solar Energy by 2018: Sajad Lone

33574 Solar Home Lights, 1800 Solar Street Lights distributed during past 3 yrs JAMMU, JANUARY 20:Minister for Science and Technology Sajad Gani Lone today informed the Legislative Council that under Grid Connected Rooftop Solar energy, a target of 54 MW has been set to be achieved in the state by the end of next financial year.           Replying to a question ... Read More »

Lowdara residents protest erratic power supply

  Bandipora, Jan 20: Protests erupted early morning in Lowdara village of North Kashmir’s  Bandipora district against the erratic power supply supplied by the Power Development Department. According to KC correspondent, agitated residents blocked Bandipora-Srinagar road and disrupted traffic movement.The protesters raised slogans against PDD. “PDD is resorting to unnecessary curtailment of electricity despite paying bills regularly,” locals said adding ... Read More »