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Daily Archives: July 14, 2017

Mirwaiz denounces Govt for barring him from offering Friday prayers

‘Govt has crossed all limits of authoritarianism’ Srinagar, Jul 14 (KNS): Hurriyat Conference (M) Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, who continues to be under house detention since past four weeks, strongly denounced the government for barring him from offering Friday prayers and delivering religious sermon to the gathering at the historic Jamia Masjid and turning entire downtown into a military garrison while laying ... Read More »

DG News, Doordarshan calls on Mehbooba

SRINAGAR, JULY 14: Director General, News, Doordarshan, Veena Jain called on the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here today. The DG News apprised the Chief Minister about many of her organisation’s initiatives aimed at disseminating Government’s welfare schemes among masses. The Chief Minister asked the DG News to get Jammu & Kashmir and its cultural diversity reflected appropriately by her organization. ... Read More »

Dy CM for effective implementation of Centrally Sponsored Schemes in power sector

Stresses on reducing T&D losses, pilferage JAMMU, JULY 14 – Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh today asked the PDD authorities to work in close coordination and synergy with district administration to ensure fast tracking of reforms for effective implementation of Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSS) and flagship programmes in letter and spirit so as to provide better public service delivery. ... Read More »

Azad expresses grief over Tanta incident

Conveys his condolence to the bereaved family Srinagar, Jul 14 (KNS): Former Chief minister and leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha (MP), Ghulam Nabi Azad has expressed grief over the tragic death of three persons including a minor due to house collapse, after the incessant rainfall in the Tanta village of Doda district. Conveying his condolence to the bereaved family ... Read More »

PDP-BJP bonhomie only for power: Sagar

‘Coalition Govt deteriorating situation in Kashmir’ Srinagar, Jul 14 (KNS): Days after the seven Amarnath pilgrims were killed in an attack in Anantnag district; the opposition National Conference (NC) on Friday said that the state government has failed to capitalize on sentiments of people to normalize the current deteriorating situation in Kashmir. National Conference (NC) General Secretary, Ali Muhammad Sagar told KNS ... Read More »

3 days on, restrictions continue in Srinagar parts

Friday prayers disallowed at Jamia for 4th consecutive week Srinagar, Jul 14 (KNS): Authorities on Friday continued to impose restrictions in Srinagar areas falling under the jurisdiction of seven Police Stations for the third straight day while the administration also barred people from offering Friday congregational prayers at historic Jamia Masjid for the fourth consecutive Friday. The restrictions under section 144 were imposed in Srinagar parts ... Read More »

PDP holds party meeting ahead of Foundation Day

Mehbooba vows to fight challenging situation Srinagar, Jul 14 (KNS): Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) today held a meeting of legislators and senior party workers ahead of the celebration of its 18th ‘Foundation Day’ here in Srinagar. The meeting was held at the residence of PDP president and Chief minister Mehbooba Mufti was chaired by her in which legislators, ministers and ... Read More »

Amarnath Yatra Attack: Arrested cop spilling beans

Srinagar, Jul 14 (KNS): Days after the deadly attack on Amarnath pilgrims in Anantnag, Police has set up a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the attack and nab the attackers. The police said that the policeman who is found having links with militants is “spilling the beans”. Talking to KNS Inspector General of Police, Kashmir, Muneer Khan, said that ... Read More »

B’Pora gears up for ‘Football Fever’

First Late Sofi Gh Mohammad Memorial Football tourney to start on Sunday BHAT WAHEED Srinagar, July 14: This weekend, Football fever is all set to grip Bandipora town after a brief lull in sports activities as the first Late Sofi Gh Mohammad Memorial Football tournament will kick start from July 16.           The tournament is being organised by Bandipora Football ... Read More »