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J&K Bank appoints widows of slain private security guards

Gives Cash Certificates worth Rs 19 Lacs to their kids Srinagar, Jun 08: In a significant move, J&K Bank has granted jobs to the widows of two private security guards Javaid Ahmed Bhat and Muzaffar Ahmad, who were killed last month by unidentified gunmen while manning the cash van in Kulgam. Both these guards were employees of a private security firm ... Read More »

Around 30,000 applications received under RTI Act: CIC

‘People still unaware about the act’ Srinagar, Jun 08 (KNS): Stating that the people of Jammu and Kashmir are still unaware about the RTI act, the state Chief information Commissioner, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai Thursday said that they have received at least 30, 000 applications under the act in past one year. Ganie while talking to KNS correspondent Tasaduq Rashid on the sidelines ... Read More »

Calls work at all Edu institutes to remain suspended on Fri: DC Sgr

Decision taken as precautionary measure Srinagar, Jun 08 (KNS): The district administration Srinagar Thursday said that the class work at all the colleges and schools will remain suspended on Friday. Deputy Commissioner (DC) Srinagar, Farooq Ahmad Lone said, “Teaching activity will remain suspended in all the colleges and schools tomorrow.” The decision has been taken as precautionary measures. Meanwhile, the resistance leadership has called ... Read More »

Geelani condemns suicide attack in Iran

Reassess aggressive policy in Syria, Iraq Srinagar, Jun 08 (KNS): Syed Ali Geelani expressed his grief and sorrow over the loss of precious human lives in the suicide attack over Iran Parliament. Condemned the suicidal attack, Syed Ali Geelani also urged Iran to reassess its aggressive policy in Syria and Iraq and said that Iran too is responsible for its ... Read More »

KU postpones all exams scheduled on June 9, 2017

Srinagar, June 8: In view of concerns expressed by students vis-a-vis transportation, all Kashmir University examinations scheduled to be held on June 09, 2017 (Friday) are postponed. Fresh dates will be announced separately later. Read More »

Celebrating spirit of Ramadan : J&K Bank Chairman Inaugurates Ramadan Night Market

Srinagar, Jun 08:  J&K Bank Chairman & CEO, Parvez Ahmed and IGP Kashmir Muneer Khan inaugurated Ramadan Night Market amid huge rounds of applause in presence of a large audience here at Kashmir Haat (Exhibition Ground). Among the dignitaries present on the occasion were Secretary Tourism/ Education Farooq Ahmad Shah and Secretary Cultural Academy Dr Aziz Hajini besides senior management of ... Read More »

Closing educational institutions quiet ironic: Mirwaiz

‘GOI launches witch hunt against resistance activists’ aides, traders’ Srinagar, Jun 08 (KNS): A joint meeting of APHC Executive Committee, General Council and Working Committee Members was Thursday held at the party’s Rajbagh headquarters.  The meeting was presided over by the chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and attended by the Executive Members including Prof Abdul Gani Bhat, Bilal Gani Lone, Masroor Abbas Ansari, ... Read More »

Women have borne the brunt of turmoil: Omar Abdullah

Addresses NC Women’s Wing convention in Srinagar Srinagar, Jun 08 (KNS): National Conference Working President Omar Abdullah on Thursdaysaid the brave, resilient women of the State have borne the brunt of turmoil, uncertainty and instability in the State and strived against all odds to be an integral part of the State’s movement towards prosperity and peace.  Addressing a Women’s Convention organized ... Read More »

Fish production decline in water bodies has fishermen worried

Encroachment, pollution main causes of decline: Dir Fisheries Srinagar, Jun 08 (KNS): As the pollution and encroachment has destroyed the water bodies in the state, fish production as severely declined with the state importing 5,000 tons per year for the consumers. Vital water bodies including the river Jehlum, Wullar and Dal Lake and other major streams in the state are ... Read More »

Open Post Office savings account with only Rs 50 and enjoy ATM services without transaction charges

Srinagar, June 08: The role of Post Offices around the world is undergoing changes as traditional postal activities are supplanted by electronic mail and use of new technologies. Increasingly, post office is adopting new business to optimise its strength as an outlet of public utilities. Energising financial services has been part of the new business strategies in most counties. In this context ... Read More »