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Daily Archives: September 29, 2017

12th Class Topper Ruqayya from Doda felicitated by Education Minister

Aims to qualify prestigious competitive exams Doda, Sep 29 (KNS): 12th Class Topper Ruqayya Bano hailing from Village Malwana of Doda District who secured 91% marks in Class 12th examination was felicitated yesterday by Minister for Education J&K Altaf Ahmed Bukhari in a function held at Srinagar.  Ruqayya Bano D/o Ghulam Mohammad Malla hailing from remote and backward Village Malwana ... Read More »

Hurriyat (M) terms continues detention of Mirwaiz as political vendetta

Condemns arrest of Mukhtar Waza Srinagar, Sep 29 (KNS): Terming the continuous house detention of Hurriyat Conference (M) Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq as political vendetta of the government, the amalgam spokesman stated Mirwaiz was once again prevented from addressing the Friday congregation and prayers at historical Jamia Masjid Srinagar.  In a statement issued to KNS, Spokesman said in these days of historical ... Read More »

Geelani concerned over braid chopping incidents

‘Braid chopping is quite unacceptable offence and an attack on women modesty’ Srinagar, Sep 29 (KNS): Syed Ali Geelani on Friday expressed his deep concern over the increasing lawlessness, harassment, bullying by forces personnel and incidents of braid chopping and while suspecting the involvement of government forces, said that in a highly militarised zone and in presence of CRPF, BSF, STF and ... Read More »

Urgent initiatives need to be taken to start dialogue process: Dr Karan Singh

‘I will visit Jammu next month’ Srinagar, Sep 29 (KNS): Member of Parliament and senior Congress leader, Dr Karan Singh’s four day visit to Valley concluded today during which he met several mainstream politicians. Singh met various mainstream political party leaders including Governor N N Vohra, former chief minister, Omar Abdullah, senior Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) leaders ... Read More »

Search for new KU VC begins

Incumbent unlikely to get second term Srinagar, Sep 29 (KNS): The serving Vice Chancellor of University of Kashmir is unlikely to get a second term even as a three-member search committee has been constituted by the government for finding an eligible person for the coveted job. The term of VC Dr Khurshid Iqbal Andrabi is ending on 17 October this year when ... Read More »

J&K Bank organizes farewell for RBI Regional Director

I will never forget my tenure in J&K for the love and affection: N K Sahu Srinagar, Sep 28 (KNS): J&K Bank organized a farewell for Regional Director RBI Nitya Kishore Sahu, who is superannuating on 30th September, 2017. Chaired by the bank’s Chairman and CEO Parvez Ahmed, the function was attended by the bank’s Executive Presidents, Presidents and Vice-Presidents. Sahu ... Read More »

Malik, Bashir Kashmiri arrested ahead of 10th Muharram

Shifted to central jail on judicial remand Srinagar, Sep 29 (KNS): Ahead of 10th Muharram, Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik has been arrested by police and immediately shifted to central jail Srinagar on a judicial remand, a spokesman said on Friday. According to the statement issued to KNS, JKLF spokesman said that police today morning raided ... Read More »

Farooq Andrabi reviews progress of dev works in Dooru Constituency

DOORU, SEPTEMBER 29: Minister of State for Hajj & Auqaf, Syed Farooq Ahmad Andrabi today conducted an extensive tour of Dooru Constituency to inspect progress of various ongoing developmental works there.  The Minister accompanied by senior officers of concerned Departments visited Kapran, Chougund, Checkiwangni, Halsidar, Lower Manda, Rangimundoo and Verinag area of the Constituency. Andrabi took stock of macadamization works ... Read More »

Justice Magrey sees-off 3 children from Juvenile Home Harwan

SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 29: Chairman, Juvenile Justice Committee J&K High Court, Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey today saw off three non-local children from the Observation Home, Harwan Srinagar, who will be returned to their families. Director State Judicial Academy (Secretary Juvenile Justice Committee High Court) Abdul Rashid Malik, District Magistrate Srinagar Syed Abid Rasheed, State Mission Director, ICDS, G A Sofi, SSP Srinagar ... Read More »

Grand Mufti of Syria calls on Mehbooba Mufti

Describes her a role model for the Muslim world SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 29: The Grand Mufti of Syria, His Eminence Dr. Ahmad Bader Eddin Mohammad Adib Hassoun called on the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here today. During the meeting, the two leaders discussed several issues confronting the Muslim ummah and the need to weed out the cult of violence from the Muslim society. ... Read More »