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Daily Archives: November 3, 2017

Tourism to organize Travel Mart from Nov 9 in Jammu

‘Snow festival in offing’ Srinagar, Nov 03 (KNS): To attract travellers back to Kashmir, the department of tourism J&K is organising, Travel Mart in Jammu, Golf Tournament, snow festival at Gulmarg besides organising winter sports activities at Pahalgam. This was stated by Secretary Tourism Sarmaz Hafeez while addressing the hoteliers, travel trade industry here in Srinagar. Secretary Tourism according to ... Read More »

JK Bank Academy qualifies for Premier Division

Thrashes young Iqbal FC by 6-1 in Super Division match Srinagar, Nov 03 (KNS): J&K Bank Academy has qualified for the Premier Division League after it finished at the top of points table in Super Division League. The Bank Academy team finished with 25 points in the Super Division League and by virtue of being the topper qualified for Premier ... Read More »

Army pays tribute to slain troopers

Expresses solidarity with bereaved families Srinagar, Nov 03 (KNS): Army Friday paid tributes to two of its comrades who were killed during an encounter in Pulwama on Thursday in which a Lashkar militant was eliminated.  In a solemn ceremony at BB Cantt, Lt Gen JS Sandhu, Corps Commander, Chinar Corps and all ranks paid homage to the slain personnel on behalf of a proud ... Read More »

Drug Inspector conducts  market checking in Bandipora

SUHAIL RATHER Bandipora, November 03:  A team of Health officials headed by Drug officer Shabir Ahmad, on Friday took stock of the availability of essential drugs in Gurez valley of Bandipora district and conducted market checking to check the availability of legitimate drugs in the market.             An official said during the checking the team  sealed  a medical store operating in ... Read More »

All arrangements in place for SSB’s online exam

  Results to be declared on same day Srinagar, Nov 03 (KNS): Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today directed for providing all logistic support for smooth conduct of online exams of Services Selection Board that are starting from November 14. He was speaking at a meeting to take stock of preparations for the online examinations that are being conducted for ... Read More »

Militant killed, infiltration bid foiled in Kupwara: Army

‘Operation on’ Srinagar, Nov 03 (KNS): Army Friday said that it foiled an infiltration bid in Macchil sector in Kupwara district by killing a militant. Defence spokesman in Srinagar Colonel Rajesh Kalia said that army killed a militant was killed during the infiltration bid in Machhil sector on border in Kupwara. “One militant was killed, a weapon was recovered from his body,” ... Read More »

Unscheduled power cuts irk Sonawari residents

Appeals PDD to redress their grievances Nasir Khuehami Srinagar, Nov 03 (KNS): Residents of Several villages of North Kashmir’s Sonawari Belt of Bandipora District are up and arms against unscheduled power cuts.  The aggrieved residents have alleged that Power Development Department (PDD) doesn’t ensure regular power supply to them. “We do not receive proper power supply as per schedule and ... Read More »

Traffic police launches special derive against wrong parking

934 traffic violators booked under MV Act: SSP Traffic Srinagar, Nov 03 (KNS): In its continuous efforts to curb the menace of wrong parking, Traffic Police City Srinagar Friday said that it launched special drive against wrong parking.  “Special focus were given to Karan Nagar, Lal Chowk, Hair Singh High Street and Jehangir Chowk,” Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Traffic City Srinagar, ... Read More »

CSFK shocked over opening of liquor shop at Srinagar Airport

Terms it as ‘direct attack on culture, Sufism’ Srinagar, Nov 03 (KNS): Civil Society Forum Kashmir (CSFK) Friday expressed shock and anguish for the proposal of opening a controversial liquor shop at Srinagar Airport. In a statement issued to KNS, CSFK condemned the decision of state Government. CSFK asked government instead of liquor shop why does not Government open multinational chains like ... Read More »

India as being democratic country suppress voices of dissent: Malik

‘People languishing in jails are our heroes’ Srinagar, Nov 03 (KNS): Terming the propagation by India of being the biggest democracy in the world as ‘bogus and absurd’, Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), Muhammad Yasin Malik Friday said that India is the only democratic country, which is suppressing the voice of dissent by military might and is suppressing Kashmiri ... Read More »