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Daily Archives: June 5, 2017

Suicide? Missing woman’s family seeks questioning of her in-laws

  Srinagar, June 5, CNS: Accusing police of going soft on the ‘culprits’ the family members of a female Junior Engineer Mudasir Aziz Butta who allegedly ended her life after jumping into the river Jehlum in Old Srinagar City Monday staged a protest here in Press Enclave Srinagar. The protesting family alleged that Police have not been initiating any action against the in-laws ... Read More »

Abdul Haq inspects various ongoing projects in Kupwara District

Asks officials not to allow time overrun in execution of Projects Kupwara, June 05: Minister for Rural Development, Panchayat Raj, Law and Justice Abdul Haq today toured Kupwara district to inspect various ongoing projects in the districts.           Minister visited Syed Sheraaz Storage Tank at Chandigam which is being constructed at the cost of Rs 4.54 crore. Minister was informed ... Read More »

HC issues notice to Govt to file response to PIL on Koul Commission

  PIL submitted by M M Shuja Srinagar, Jun 05 (KNS): The High Court Monday Monday issued a notice to the government to file objections to the petition filed by a social activists on making public the report submitted by Justice (Retd) Moti Lal Koul Commission on the civilian killings of 2010. Chief Justice of High Court Badar Durrez Ahmed and Justice Ali ... Read More »

Govt extends term of State Press Accreditation Committee

‘News Media Accreditation Policy-2017 notified’ Srinagar, Jun 05 (KNS): The Government has extended the term of the existing State Press Accreditation Committee (SPAC) by one year in view of the fact that no meeting of the Committee could be convened last year due to revision of the Press Accreditation Rules. The Government today also notified the new State News Media ... Read More »

Kashmiri Pandit delegation calls on Shabir Shah

‘People of Kashmir, pro-freedom leadership are waiting for their return to Valley’ Srinagar, Jun 05 (KNS): A delegation of Kashmiri Pandits today called on the incarcerated chairman of Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) Shabir Ahmad Shah at his Sanat Nagar residence here. The delegation was led by Chaman Lal and Bhansi Lal. On the occasion, Shah told them that both the ... Read More »

Hoteliers, travel associations condemn NIA raids on businessmen

‘National media trying to destroy Kashmir’ Srinagar, Jun 05 (KNS): The Valley hoteliers and travel agents associations Mondaycondemned the raids conducted by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on the residences of businessmen in the valley. Addressing a joint presser of various organizations including TAAK, TASK, Urban Travel Agents Association (UTAA), Houseboat Owners Association, Indian Travel Operators Association (IOTA) (Kashmir chapter), Hoteliers ... Read More »

Authorities foil resistance leadership’s meeting

Mirwaiz placed under house arrest, Malik detained Srinagar, Jun 05 (KNS): Authorities on Monday foiled the proposed meeting called by the joint resistance leadership against the raids conducted by National Investigation Agency (NIA) on the residences of several Hurriyat leaders and businessmen in Kashmir. The meeting according to the leaders was scheduled to be held at Hurriyat (G) chairman, Syed Ali Geelani’s ... Read More »

Army distributes light in Old town Baramulla 

Baramulla 05 June 2017: In an attempt to establish a connect with the local population of Old Town Baramulla and to further the message of peace and prosperity , Army today distributed 60 lights along with the entire fitments to the Mohalla presidents of syeed Kareem,Jalal sahib and Ari baba mohallas of Old Town . Army officials said for a long time ... Read More »

Clashes erupt in Sumbal after militant killing

 cellular network, Internet service snapped   SUHAIL RATHER SUMBAL (Bandipora) Jun 05 :Clashes erupted between protesters and government forces in Sumbal area of north Kashmir's Bandipora district on Monday. Witnesses said that youth took to streets and pelted stones on Police Station Sumbal to protest the killing of four “militants” by government forces in an “encounter” early today. "The police ... Read More »

4 Militants Killed in Sumbal :Police

Bandipore, June 05: Police on Monday said that CRPF gunned down  four militants who tried to storm their camp at Sumbal in Bandipora district. A Police spokesperson said that four militants have been killed in retaliatory fire by 45 Battalion of the CRPF and the Police at Sumbal, Bandipore as they attempted to carry out a suicidal attack on the ... Read More »