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Respect for women constitutes basics of India’s cultural legacy: Speaker

Women’s role crucial for nation building: Priya Jammu, Mar 07 (KNS): Speaker J&K Legislative Assembly Kavinder Gupta today said that respect for women is not a new thing but it forms core of the Indian cultural legacy and it needs to be sustained and preserved. He was speaking at a felicitation function organized by Sanskar Bharti and Samooh Theatre Women ... Read More »

Shopian Chalo: Mirwaiz defies house detention, detained

Condemns Pahnoo Shopian killings, shifting of inmates Srinagar, Mar 07 (KNS): Hurriyat (M) chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq today defied his house detention to lead a march towards Shopian on the call of Joint Resistance Leadership to protest the killings by the forces in Shopian and express solidarity with the believed families and against the illegal shifting of political prisoners outside ... Read More »

KAS aspirants demand postponement of exams

Appeal authorities to fulfill their demands Srinagar, Mar 07 (KNS): The candidates who are scheduled to appear in second paper of KAS Mains have expressed resentment against the Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission (JKPSC) for announcing inappropriate timing and examination centres. The aspirants from far off districts like Kupwara, Shopian and Bandipora are unhappy with the timing and have ... Read More »

Restrictions imposed in Srinagar, South Kashmir areas to foil JRL’s Shopian march

Valley shuts to protest shifting of inmates Srinagar, Mar 07 (KNS): Authorities on Wednesday imposed restrictions in Srinagar parts to the Joint Resistance Leader’s (JRL) Shopian march while a complete shutdown was observed across the Valley against the civilian killings and shifting of inmates in the Valley. Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) including Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik ... Read More »

Orders on regulation of rates in private hospitals to be issued soon: Govt

  Committee asked to submit report Srinagar, Mar 07 (KNS): With the treatment cost in private hospitals and nursing homes taking toll on the pockets of the patients, the state government Wednesday claimed that it is seriously considering regulation of rates in private hospitals and that fresh circular in this regard will be issued very soon. Interestingly although government had fixed rates ... Read More »

Chief Secretary reviews progress of sports projects

  Emphasizes on expediting progress on all indoor sports halls, sports stadiums Jammu, Mar 07 (KNS): Chief Secretary, B B Vyas Wednesday reviewed the progress of sports infrastructure projects sanctioned under the Prime Minister's Development Package (PMDP) for J&K. Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Commissioner/ Secretary, Youth Services & Sports, Divisional Commissioner, Jammu, Deputy Commissioners of Kupwara & Poonch, ... Read More »

Intensified Pulse Polio Immunization 2017-18 Round II

  DC Srinagar chairs District Task Force meeting to review action plan Srinagar, Mar 07 (KNS): Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr. Syed Abid Rasheed Shah, Wednesday convened a meeting of District Taskforce Committee to review the action plan for second round of the Intensified Pulse Polio Immunization programme 2017-18 to be held on March 11, 2018. The meeting was informed that the total population ... Read More »

Geelani prevented to march towards Shopian

Says repeated curbs, restrictions is classic case of colonial attitude Srinagar, Mar 07 (KNS): Hurriyat (G) on Wednesday said that state authorities thwarted with force the ‘Shopian Chalo’ call given by joint resistance leadership to pay homage to the innocent youth brutally killed by Indian forces on March 04. Syed Ali Geelani, chairman of Hurriyat Conference, who is under continuous house arrest ... Read More »

KU suspends class-work on March 8, 9; Examinations also postponed

Srinagar, Mar 7: Class work at the University of Kashmir shall remain suspended on March 8 and March 9, 2018 (Thursday/Friday). Furthermore, all examinations scheduled to be held on March 8 and March 9, 2018 are postponed. Fresh dates for the deferred examinations shall be notified separately, later. Read More »

DHSK organises One-day Workshop on National Leprosy Eradication 

Waheed Bhat Bandipora, Mar 07:- Directorate of Health Services Kashmir (DHSK) on Wednesday organized one day workshop on National Leprosy Eradication programme at AMT School here in this North Kashmir’s Bandipora district. The main aim of the workshop was to provide an insight into the symptoms as well as the treatment associated with the Leprosy. “The main objective of organizing this workshop ... Read More »