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NIA questions Naseem Geelani for third time

‘Returns home today’ Srinagar, Sep 28 (KNS): Dr Syed Naseem Geelani today said that he was for the third time questioned by NIA in New Delhi and after questioning returned home. “NIA today summoned me for the third time to its Headquarter in New Delhi where after some questioning. The NIA officials told me that ‘you don’t need to come ... Read More »

Information Deptt bids affectionate adieu to CPO B D Sharma

Dir presents a memento to the outgoing CPO Srinagar, Sep 28 (KNS): Department Of Information and Public Relations (DIPR) today accorded a warm farewell to Chief Photo Officer B D Sharma during a felicitation function held at Media Centre, here today. Director Information Muneer-ul-Islam, Joint Director HQ Abdul Majid Zargar, Joint Director Kashmir Zahoor Ahmad Mir, Administrative officer Muhammad Munnawar ... Read More »

Rana for autonomous regional, district councils with representative structure

‘These councils will function under overall ambit of State’ Rajouri, Sep 28 (KNS): National Conference Provincial President Devender Singh Rana on Thursday strongly favoured elected autonomous regional and district councils with due representative structures to assuage distinct aspirations of the people and end the sense of deprivation in Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh regions. “These councils will function under the overall ambit of ... Read More »

Mirwaiz placed under house arrest

Malik barred from taking part in a seminar on Karbala Srinagar, Sep 28, CNS: Hurriyat (M) chief Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was on Thursdayplaced under house arrest to prevent his participation in a seminar at the residence of Syed Ali Geelani to pay tributes to Imam Hussain (AS), grandson of Prophet Muhammad (SAW), said a spokesman. He said that a posse of policemen ... Read More »

Police blames LeT for killing of BSF man

Baramulla, Sep 28, CNS: Police on Thursday blamed militant outfit Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) for the killing of off-duty Border Security Force (BSF) man Rameez Ahmad Parrey in Hajin area of Bandipora district.      Parray was killed when suspected militants barged into his house at Parray Mohalla Hajan on Wednesday night. His four other family members including his father were critically wounded as they reportedly argued with ... Read More »

Altaf Bukhari inaugurates Flower Mandi Complex

Floriculture has great economic potential SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 28: Minister for Education, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari inaugurated the renovated Flower Mandi Complex at Rajbagh. The Minister was informed that Flower Mandi has been set up for the flower growers of Kashmir valley where they can market their products. On the occasion the flower growers from various districts had set up their ... Read More »

Works Minister cautions against encroachments, soil cutting, destruction of Karewas

Satellite imagery, strict punishment against violators to save environment: Naeem Akhtar SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 28: Calling for whole hearted efforts to save unique geographical formations in Kashmir, Minister for public works Naeem Akhtar today said that government will take stringent steps against people involved in cutting of soil and encroachments around roads in the state. The Minister directed the officials to ... Read More »

Timely transportation of horticulture produce will fetch good returns: Basharat Bukhari

IGP Traffic issues directions for keeping Jawahar Tunnel open 24×7 SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 28: In connection with direction passed by the Minister for Horticulture Syed Basharat Bukhari in a recent meeting regarding making Jawahar tunnel operational round the clock during fruit season, Inspector General of J&K Traffic Police today assigned tasks to concerned police officers to ensure smooth, safe and timely ... Read More »

Naeem Akhtar tours Sonawari constituency

'Have brought about sea change in road communication network in just 4 months' SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 28: Minister for Public Works Naeem Akhtar today said that in the last four months alone, Government has brought in a sea change in infrastructure development with works going on at record pace in every nook and corner of the state. The Minister was addressing ... Read More »

Education Minister presents Gold Medals to 104 meritorious students

Pleads for making academics politics-neutral SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 28: Pleading for insulating education from disturbances, Minister for Education, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari today said disrupting academics for serving political interests is like pushing the society into perpetual darkness. “Education is not merely about employment, it takes an individual on the path of knowledge and emancipation and it has to be made ... Read More »