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Daily Archives: March 1, 2018

JRL delegation meets SHRC chairman

Apprises him about plight of Kashmiri inmates Srinagar, Mar 01 (KNS): Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) comprising of Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik on Thursdaysaid that shifting political inmates including lifers, under trails and political prisoners from Srinagar central jail is pure vendetta and vindictiveness. “International community acknowledges the rights of prisoners and those trampling these ... Read More »

Govt’s betrayal pushes youth to take arms: G A Mir

Says backdoor appointments are on peak Srinagar, Mar 01 (KNS): Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) chief, G A Mir on Thursday said that the government’s betrayal has pushed the youth in Kashmir to join the militant ranks. He also said that the appointment of Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti’s cousin brother, Aroot Madni is not any big issue but the backdoor ... Read More »

Civil society Pulwama asks Govt to rethink NH 444 Project 

'Why cant new Highway be merged with Circular road' Pulwama, Mar 1: Civil Society Pulwama has stressed upon the government and the district administration to relook into the project of National Highway 444 being proposed from Srinagar to Qazigund through the southern district. The civil society said that the proposed construction of the highway passes through residential areas of Malikpora and ... Read More »

Workshop on Role of Civil Defence and Targets 2018 held in Budgam

  Civil defence is movement of civilians; says Dir Budgam, Mar 01 (KNS): A daylong workshop on ‘Role of Civil Defence and targets 2018’ was held on Thursday at Sheikh- Ul-Alam Hall in Budgam. The workshop was organized by Civil Defence Kashmir Zone. Director Civil Defence Kashmir Javid Hassan Bhat who was chief guest on the occasion inaugurated the workshop. Speaking on ... Read More »

KU VC chairs 53rd Academic Council meeting

Bats for periodic review of courses offered at UG, PG level  Srinagar, Mar 1: Vice Chancellor of University of Kashmir Prof Khurshid Iqbal Andrabi on Thursday chaired the 53rd meeting of the University’s Academic Council. Addressing the meeting comprising top university officers, deans and heads of various departments/satellite campuses, and several college principals, Prof Andrabi stressed on the need to ensure that academic standards ... Read More »

Bashir ud Din Zargar passed away

Bandipora, March 01:  Bashir ud -din Zargar, Scholar, Educationist, Ex-Principal Wular Valley College Of Education Bandipora passes away on Thursday after a brief illness.            A large number of people attended the funeral at his ancestral village Onamgam.  Many educationists and scholars have expressed condolence with the bereaved family and recalled the contribution of the late educationist in Bandipora. Prince ... Read More »

J&K Bank accords warm send-off to president

Vice-presidents, other senior officers attended farewell Srinagar, Mar 01 (KNS): J&K Bank gave a warm send off to one of its senior officers Nishi Baru, who retired yesterday as President after serving the bank in different capacities for three and half decades. Chairman and CEO Parvez Ahmed along with Executive President Vagesh Chander, Presidents P K Tikoo, Abdul Rashid Shegan, ... Read More »

I&FC division Sumbal threw ‘Five crore’ rupees down the drain

Authorities were in Slumber Javid Zargar Srinagar, Mar 01 (KNS): Feeling embarrassed on the series of news stories in Print and electronic media on the multi-crore Sand extraction Scandal in Irrigation and Flood Control division Sumbal, authorities in the department have finally swung into action after remaining in slumber for many months ordering a high level enquiry into the allegations ... Read More »

LeT militant killed in Bandipora

Bandipora, Mar 1, CNS: A militant was killed in a gunfight with government forces in Hajin area of Bandipora district of north Kashmir on Thursday morning. Police said that on a specific information Army's 13 RR, Special Operation Group of Jammu and Kashmir Police launched cordon and search operation at Sukur Din Mohlla Hajin early Thursday morning. “As forces tightened the cordon the ... Read More »