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Daily Archives: February 9, 2017

Resistance leaders urge people to make ‘UN March’ programme a success

‘Bhat, Guru were shinning beacons of Kashmir’s ongoing resistance movement’ Srinagar, Feb 09 (KNS): The unified resistance leaders Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik Thursday urged people to make the ‘United Nations March’ programme called by the unified resistance leadership on Friday, February 10, a success. In a joint statement issued to KNS, unified resistance leaders ... Read More »

Ghalib says pro-freedom camp failed to bring his father’s mortal remains

Ready to pay transport charges for shifting of mortal remains to Kashmir, says Tabasum Guru Srinagar, Feb 09 (KNS): On the fourth death anniversary of his father, the young Ghalib Guru on Thursday said that pro-freedom camp has failed to ensure return of mortal remains of his father, Muhammad Afzal Guru, who was hanged on February 9, 2013 at New ... Read More »

Restrictions, shutdown mark Guru’s 4th anniversary

Situation remained under control: DGP Srinagar, Feb 09 (KNS): Authorities Thursday imposed curfew like restrictions in most parts of Srinagar even as the Valley observed complete shutdown on the fourth anniversary of 2201 parliament attack convict, Muhammad Afzal Guru. Guru, who was hanged in a New Delhi jail on February 9, 2013, was buried in New Delhi’s Tihar jail after ... Read More »

NHAI issues notices to encroachers

SAMBA, FEBRUARY 09 – Acting against encroachers of Highway land in Samba District, the National Highway Authority of India has issued notice to various parties under sub-section (2) of Section 26 of the control of National Highways (Land and Traffic) Act, 2002. Pertinently, these encroachments have caused frequent accidents on the National Highways. NHAI has asked the defaulters to remove ... Read More »

In a first, JK shifts to groundbreaking automated resource allocation system

Dr Drabu launches Online Budgeting Portal – BEAMS; Rs 35000 cr released for fiscal 2017-18 beforehand JAMMU, FEBRUARY 09:  For the first time in the State’s fiscal history, the Finance Department today released, well ahead of schedule, 50% of the budgetary allocation to the tune of around Rs 35000 crore for the financial year 2017-18 for developmental and other activities. ... Read More »

Learn money management to achieve success: Priya to youth

JAMMU, FEBRUARY 09 – Minister of State for Education, Technical Education, Culture, Tourism, Department of Horticulture, Floriculture and Parks, Priya Sethi today asked the youth to attain Personal Financial Literacy as proficiency in money management is key to success. Priya Sethi, while addressing the valedictory ceremony of the three-day financial literacy-cum-insurance awareness programme organized by SUPPORT, an NGO, in collaboration ... Read More »

Snowfall Aftermath: Sajad reviews restoration measures, development scenario in Kupwara

KUPWARA, FEBRUARY 9: Minister for Social Welfare, Science & Technology, Sajad Gani Lone, who is on 3-day visit to Kupwara district, today chaired a meeting to review status of ongoing developmental works and to take stock of restoration measures post heavy snowfall in the district. District Development Commissioner Kupwara, G M Dar, briefed the Minister about progress of various ongoing ... Read More »

Govt appoints Dr Shafqat Khan as Commissioner SMC

Jammu,  February 09: Government has appointed former Medical Superintendent of GB Pant hospital Dr Shafqat Khan as Commissioner Srinagar Municipal Corporation  (SMC). Khan was appointed as Medical Superintendent at a crucial time when infant deaths were reported in the hospital that lead to serious crisis. Khan,  as Health Officer SMC, has been a whistleblower in SMC’s food quality check campaign, ... Read More »

Police disallows AIP Seminar on Maqbool Bhat and Afzal Guru in Kupwara

Uses force to disperse procession in Handwara, Er. Rasheed and ten others arrested Handwara 09 February: Police today arrested Er. Rasheed on way to Kupwara, where he had to attend a Seminar organized by Awami Itihaad Party to pay tributes to Mohammad Afzal Guru and Mohammad Maqbool Bhat. Er. Rasheed was detained in Handwara by police, however he along with ... Read More »

GoI’s announcement welcome, but it needs further clarification: Hakim Yasin

SRINAGAR, FEB 9: Peoples Democratic Front (PDF) President and MLA Khansahib Hakim Mohammad Yasin today said that Government of India’s announcement that no separate colonies for Pandits and Saniks would be established in Kashmir is a welcome statement, but it needs to clarify further so that no controversy erupts in future. In a press statement issued from here, Hakim Yasin ... Read More »