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Strict curfew to be imposed in Srinagar parts: DC

Decision taken as precautionary measures Srinagar, May 27 (KNS): Following the killings of militants in Tral, the district administration Srinagar on Saturday decided to impose strict curfew in parts of Srinagar falling under the jurisdiction of eight police stations from Sunday. Deputy Commissioner (DC) Srinagar, Farooq Ahmad Lone told KNS, “The strict curfew will be imposed in the parts of Srinagar falling under ... Read More »

Resistance camp calls for shutdown on Sun, Mon

Appeals people to march to Tral on Tue Srinagar, May 27 (KNS): The joint resistance leadership Saturday called for a state-wide shutdown on Sun and Mon (May 28, 29) to protest against the use of ‘brute force’ against the civilians, who were protesting against the killing of Sabzar Bhat and his aide in Tral area. According to the statement issued to KNS, the ... Read More »

Sabzar among two militants, civilian killed in Tral encounter: Police

‘Civilian killed in cross firing, identity being ascertained’ Srinagar, May 27 (KNS): Two Hizb-ul-Mujahideen militants including a top commander and a civilian were Saturday killed during an encounter that raged between the force sand militants in Tral area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district, officials said. The police officials also said that the civilian was killed in the cross firing. Police officials said ... Read More »

Zulfkar visits Media Complex Jammu; Takes stock of functioning of Information Department

‘Calls for professional, technological interventions for quick, effective information dissemination’ JAMMU, MAY 27: Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs and Information, Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali today visited Media Complex here to take first-hand appraisal of the functioning of the Department of Information and Public Relations. Secretary Information, M H Malik, Director Information and PR, Dr Arun Manhas, Joint Director ... Read More »

Watali presents his book, “Kashmir Intifada”, to Governor

  SRINAGAR, MAY 27: Sh. A.M. Watali, former Police Chief of Kashmir Division, called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan today and presented to him a copy of “Kashmir Intifada” which has been recently published. This book traces the history and progression of events which led to the emergence of militancy in Kashmir, including the factors and influences ... Read More »

Chief Secretary visits Pulwama; Reviews law & order, developmental scenario

PULWAMA, MAY 27: To assess the overall law & order scenario and to review the status of ongoing Mega Projects in Kashmir division, the Chief Secretary, J&K Government B B Vyas today convened a high level meeting with senior officers in Pulwama. The meeting was attended by Director General Police J&K Dr S P Vaid, Principal Secretary to the Government, ... Read More »

Abdul Haq reviews functioning of Rural Development Department in Kulgam

15 culverts, 113 Km roads, 88 harvesting tanks, 42 irrigation wells constructed under MGNREGA in district           KULGAM, MAY 27: Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Abdul Haq today chaired a meeting of officers convened to review the progress of works being executed under MGNREGA by Rural Development Department in Kulgam district.           The Minister said that the under the ... Read More »

Watali presents his book, “Kashmir Intifada”, to Governor

SRINAGAR, MAY 27: Sh. A.M. Watali, former Police Chief of Kashmir Division, called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan today and presented to him a copy of “Kashmir Intifada” which has been recently published. This book traces the history and progression of events which led to the emergence of militancy in Kashmir, including the factors and influences which ... Read More »

AMK delegation meets Education minister

Seeks implementation of decision Srinagar, May 26 (KNS): A delegation of Adbee Markaz Kamraz Jammu and Kashmir Friday met Education Minister Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari and urged him to implement the decision taken in March 2014 vis-a-vis introduction of Kashmiri language in 9th and 10th classes. Comprising AMK president Dr Shujaat Bukhari and general secretary Mohammad Amin Bhat the delegation stressed upon ... Read More »

”Occupational forces” already given a free hand to unleash atrocities in J&K: Shah

  ‘India’s jingoistic media a blot on face of journalism’ Srinagar, May 26 (KNS): Strongly condemning the statement of India’s defence minister Arun Jaitley that army is free to take decision in a “war-like zone”, the incarcerated chairman of Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) Shabir Ahmad Shah on Friday said the occupational forces have already been given a free hand to unleash atrocities ... Read More »