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Daily Archives: February 25, 2017

B’pora losing Paddy land at alarming rate

Admin fails to check land Conversion Suhail Rathore Bandipora, February 25: The conversion of agricultural land for commercial and residential purposes is increasing day-by-day at an alarming rate in North Kashmir’s Bandipora district as the government failed to check the conversion despite strict laws in place. At a time when the National Food Security Act has been implemented in state, ... Read More »

Fisheries Deptt stocks 60000 brown trout seeds in Bandipora

BANDIPORA, FEBRUARY 25: Fisheries Department today stocked 60000 brown trout seeds in two major streams—Arin and Madhomati in Bandipora to boost the trout fish production. Assistant Director Fisheries Sajjad Hussain said the step has been taken to increase the fish production in these streams and to draw both domestic and foreign anglers to the district which will add to the economy of Bandipora. He ... Read More »

Snow Shoe; Kashmiri athlete takes part in USA World championship

Srinagar, Feb 25 (KNS): The two member Snowshoe team is all set to take part in the World Snowshoe championship at Saranac Lake, New York, USA. The two member contingent involves athlete Tanveer Hussain of J&K Bank who is sponsored by J&K State Sports Council. It is first time that any athlete from Kashmir would be competing in United States ... Read More »

Man kills wife in Anantnag, arrested: Police

‘Case registered, investigation ongoing’ Anantnag, Feb 25 (KNS): A 28-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly killing his wife in a fit of rage in Kanalwan village of Bijbehara area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district, police said. According to KNS Correspondent, the accused has been identified as Bilal Ahmad Sofi, son of Muhammad Ashraf Sofi, resident of Kanalwan village in ... Read More »

NC’s U-turns responsible for alienation, armed conflict in Kashmir: PDP

Farooq’s Kashmir freedom remark targeted on electoral gains Srinagar, Feb 25 (KNS): A day after National Conference president eulogised militants for fighting “freedom struggle in Kashmir”, PDP said that such U-turns and changing political colours by the NC has sown seeds of alienation and violence in the State, particularly in Kashmir. PDP senior leader and government spokesman Naeem Akhtar said ... Read More »

DGP,  GOC Victor Force visit slain Armymen’s family

Srinagar. 25 Feb 2017 Shri S P Vaid, DGP, J&K, Maj Gen Ashok Narula, GOC, CIF (V) and Shri SJM Geelani IGP, Kashmir along with other police and Army personnel today visited the house of 34 year old  soldier L/Nk Ghulam Mohi ud Din Rather who was killed in a militant attack  in Sophian in the wee hours of Thursday. ... Read More »

Most Admired Brands and Leaders 2016-17,an initiative by White Page International Features India’s Most Admired Brands & Leaders

New Delhi, 21st February 2017: White Page International recently released the research & jury based listing of India’s Most Admired Brands & Leaders 2016-17 with PwC as Process Reviewers. The ‘Most Admired Brands & Leaders’ list & coffee table book which features the epic journey of prominent brands and leaders across the country is out in the market and was revealed at ... Read More »

Jehangir Chowk-Rambagh flyover to be completed by end of 2017

State Govt losses Rs 54 cr over it due to uprising Srinagar, Feb 25 (KNS): As the 2016 uprising resulted in the stoppage of all the government works in the Valley, the state government has suffered a loss of Rs 54 cr due to the halting of Rs 369 crore Jehangir Chowk-Rambagh flyover project works. The JCRB flyover project will ... Read More »

Army Chief’s statement reflective of tyrannical mindset: Geelani

‘Kashmir not a law and order issue, Army chief should learn from his predecessors’ Srinagar, Feb 25 (KNS): Reacting to the statement of Indian Army chief, General Bipin Rawat, wherein he has said that freedom of Jammu and Kashmir is inconceivable and called for dealing harshly with people protesting during operations against Kashmiri freedom-fighters, Chairman Hurriyat Conference (G), Syed Ali ... Read More »

Your statements are celebration in Kashmir: Soz tells Chidambaram

Terms his statement as ‘right advice for PM, his colleagues’ Srinagar, Feb 25 (KNS): The former union minister and senior Congress leader, Prof Saifuddin Soz on Saturday said that the statement made by P Chidambaram is the right advice for Prime Minister, Narendra Modi and his colleagues on ‘how to deal with Kashmir through a responsible form of governance’. Pertinently, ... Read More »