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Daily Archives: February 7, 2017

Police vandalise JKLF office in Kupwara ahead of ‘Maqbool Day’: JKLF

Kupwara, Feb 7, CNS: Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) on Tuesday alleged that police vandalized their office in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district where preparations were being made for the “Maqbool Day”. “Police today raided the district office of JKLF at Kupwara and besides vandalizing the whole office took away everything that was present in the office,” said a spokesman. ... Read More »

Locals accuse Army of thrashing students and teachers in Pulwama

Pulwama, Feb 7, CNS: Army Tuesday allegedly barged into a Government sponsored winter coaching centre in South Kashmir’s Lassipora village of Pulwama district and thrashed students and teachers mercilessly. The Army action sparked protest and shutdown in the area.      Divulging information about the incident, a school teacher Ghazi Abdul Aziz said that Army men from 55 Rashtriya Rifles entered ... Read More »

Man tries to set himself on fire near Kaaba

JEDDAH (ARAB NEWS): Saudi security forces successfully prevented a man from setting himself afire in-front of the Kaaba inside Makkah’s Grand Mosque late on Monday. The man, who police said shows signs of mental illness, tried to set himself alight with gasoline but was arrested before he could do so. The media spokesman for the special forces Maj. Raed Sameh ... Read More »

For 2nd consecutive day, Veterinary doctors stage demo, demands justice

‘Boycotts PSC exams scheduled on Monday Feb 06’ Srinagar, Feb 07 (KNS): Wearing shrouds and white aprons, the veterinary doctors on Tuesdaymarched from Srinagar’s Pratap Park to Press Enclave to mark a protest against the government for ‘failing to fulfill their demands.’ The unemployed doctors including boys and girls assembled at Srinagar’s Pratap Park and chanted slogans like ‘we want ... Read More »

Use isolation threat to force policy change in Pakistan, report tells Trump admin

ANWAR IQBAL (DAWN) WASHINGTON: Designating Pakistan as a state sponsor of terrorism is unwise in the first year of a new administration, but should be kept as an option for the longer term, says a report by a dozen US think-tanks and universities. The report advises the Trump administration to “state up front that it intends to review the intelligence on ... Read More »

Several legislators call on CM; Hail her for getting central nod to key projects, put up demands

Govt working on holistic development module: Mehbooba JAMMU, FEBRUARY 07: Several legislators cutting across party lines met the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here today and brought many of the issues pertaining to their areas into her notice. They also hailed her for getting the central nod to the ring road projects in Srinagar and Jammu and construction of some important ... Read More »

Developing local industry thrust area of my Government: Mehbooba

Rs 2500 cr investment projects cleared during last year, 45000 youth targeted for skill development in 3 yrs JAMMU, FEBRUARY 07: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today asserted that promotion and development of local industry is the thrust area of her Government. She said during the last two years many incentives were provided by the Government to make the local industry ... Read More »

Education Department launches exclusive Career Information Portal

It will provide information on job openings, admissions, scholarships, entrance tests, other opportunities: Naeem Akhtar JAMMU, FEBRUARY 7: As a part of its new initiative to provide guidance on career advancement and counseling to the students, the Education Department today launched an exclusive web portal with updated information on job openings, admissions, scholarships, entrance tests and other career opportunities for ... Read More »

 Rs 200 cr sanctioned for revival of sports infrastructure, activities in JK

Ansari declares open 62nd National School Games JAMMU, FEBUARY 7- Minister for Information Technology (IT), Technical Education & Youth Services and Sports, Moulvi Imran Raza Ansari today declared open 62nd National School Games (NSGs) in the disciplines of Cricket Under-17 Girls and Tennis Cricket Under-19 Boys and Girls at MAM Stadium here. Minister for Social Welfare, ARI Trainings, Science & Technology, Sajjad Gani Lone and ... Read More »

Missing Reserved Categories in NEET-2017: Issue to be addressed while drawing State Merit List: BOPEE

JAMMU, FEBRUARY 7: The Board of Professional Entrance Examinations (BOPEE) today said the issue of missing column in respect of some of the reserved categories of Jammu and Kashmir in the online application form for NEET-2017 would be addressed at the time of drawing of the State Merit List. “After issuance of notification by CBSE for submission of online applications ... Read More »