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Daily Archives: January 23, 2017

DIPR to frame new Media Accreditation Policy: Seeks suggestions from stakeholders

  JAMMU, JANUARY 23: In view of the fast-changing media scenario in the State, the Department of Information and Public Relations is in the process of formulating a new Media Accreditation Policy to replace the existing Press Accreditation Rules of 1997 which have become redundant due to vast expansion of media in Jammu and Kashmir over a period of time. ... Read More »

JK to have Sports Policy soon: Ansari

          Minister for Youth Service and Sports, Information Technology and Technical Education Moulvi Imran Raza Ansari today said that state will soon have its own Sports Policy to give further impetus to the sports activities.           Replying to a question by Vikramaditya Singh in the upper house, the Minister informed that a draft Sports Policy has been formulated with the ... Read More »

Kashmir Massacres: Need to set up Truth and Reconciliation Commission: Wajahat Habibullah

Srinagar, Jan 22, CNS:  In wake of multiple massacres allegedly committed by Indian troopers here in Kashmir Valley particularly in the month of January, former Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Wajahat Habibullah impressed upon the Government of India to bring the killers to justice so that no government gunman can dare to play with the lives of innocent civilians in Kashmir Valley. ... Read More »

Travelling on Jammu-Srinagar highway biggest ordeal

‘BRO lets down people: Kamal Jammu, Jan 23, CNS: National Conference senior leader Dr Sheikh Mustafa Kamal Monday said that travelling on the Jammu-Srinagar highway these days have become and ordeal and nasty experience for the commuters. He alleged the Border Roads Organization has miserably failed to live up to the expectations of the people. Holding both commuters as well as ... Read More »

Army cordons Bandipora village

    SUHAIL RATHER Gamroo( Bandipora),  Jan 24 : Forces on Monday afternoon cordoned off Gamroo village in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district after receiving the specific input of presence of militants in the area. According to the locals, army arrived at 2:00 pm and laid the cordon in the villages and started door to door search operation. Search operation was going ... Read More »

KU postpones all exams up to January 26

Srinagar, Jan 23:The University of Kashmir has postponed all the exams to be held by the varsity upto January 26. In an official press statement  released today,  spokesperson said In view of prediction of bad weather and the concerns expressed by students in this regard, all Kashmir University examinations scheduled to be heldup-to (and including) January 26, 2017 are postponed. ... Read More »

Usman Majeed protests against dilapidated condition Of Srinagar-Bandipora road

Jammu,  January 23 :MLA Bandipora Usman Majeed Monday protested against the dilapidated condition of Srinagar-Bandipora road. The legislator from Bandipora came into the well of the house draped in a white cloth with slogans inscribed on it. The  lawmaker was demanding macadamisation of Bandipora-Sumbal road while terming the condition of Bandipora-Sumbal road as “worst in India”. “I raised this issue ... Read More »

Mirwaiz Qazi Yasir condemns attack on his aide, calls it an attempt to brew sectarianism

“Unfortunate that Muzaffar Rather has been sentenced to death and Bar didn’t provide legal aid” Islamabad, Jan 23: The Chairman of Ummat e Islami Jammu Kashmir and Mirwaiz of South Kashmir, Qazi Ahmed Yasir, has strongly condemned the attack on his aide in Kulgam by some people, calling it an attempt to brew sectarian violence in Kashmir. While condemning the ... Read More »

Tarigami for raising time duration of Assembly to hundred working days

Seeks training of legislators by reputed parliamentarians Jammu, Jan 23 (KNS): Expressing his dismay over the working of the parliamentary affairs department MLA Kulgam and CPI(M) Secretary Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami here on Monday called upon the government to raise the time duration of the Assembly to one hundred days, i.e, atleast more than three months a year. According to KNS ... Read More »

Er Rashid corners Govt on minor’s detention

Tarigami seeks review of PSAs, release of prisoners Jammu, Jan 23 (KNS): Independent MLA Engineer Rashid here on Monday cornered the government over the detention of a minor in Kot Bilwal Jail by presenting the Date of Birth Certificate of the minor. According to KNS correspondent covering the assembly proceedings, though parliamentary affairs minister Abdul Rahman Veeri told the house ... Read More »