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Monthly Archives: June 2018

Report of the Concerned Citizens’ Group visit to Srinagar

June 19-23, 2018 The Concerned Citizens’ Group (CCG) undertook its fifth visit to Jammu and Kashmir from June 19 to 23. During this visit, the group visited the Kashmir Valley. The aim was to assess the change in the ground situation, especially peoples’ sentiments, in the wake of revocation of the unilateral cease-fire (suspension of counter-insurgency operations) by the government ... Read More »

Governor directs immediate action to meet flood-like situation

SRINAGAR, JUNE 30: In a meeting held at the Raj Bhavan early in the morning, Governor N.N. Vohra reviewed the situation arising from the increasing water levels of Rivers Jhelum, Tawi and other major Nallahs in both regions of Jammu and Kashmir and the advance preparations which are required to be taken by the Administration. Chief Secretary informed Governor about ... Read More »

JK Governor calls emergency flood management meeting  

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra has called for an emergency meeting on Saturday to discuss the arising flood like situation across Kashmir after two days of continuous rainfall. Many parts of Kashmir have been receiving heavy rainfall since the last two days.   A flood alert has also been sounded by the officials. Meanwhile, all schools in Kashmir ... Read More »

Floods declared in central Kashmir also

Srinagar, June 30 (GNS): Authorities on Saturday declared floods in Srinagar and other districts of central Kashmir as Jhelum crossed the danger mark of 19-ft. The students of Kashmir University who are appearing in examinations today reiterated appeal to the varsity to postpone the paper as has been done by the Directorate of School Education. The authorities have already closed all ... Read More »

Police says it identifies ‘killers’ of Shujhat Bukhari

  Srinagar, June 28, CNS: Jammu Kashmir Police have blamed four men for the killing of veteran Journalist Syed Shujhat Bukhari- the owner of Daily Rising Kashmir.    Addressing a press conference here in Kashmir capital Inspector General of Police Kashmir Zone, SP Pani said that the plot to assassinate Shujhat Bukhari was hatched by Lashkar-e-Toiba and the plans were made in ... Read More »

CB registers FIR against officials for illegal appointments in Health Deptt

  SRINAGAR, JUNE 28: Crime Branch Kashmir received a complaint alleging therein that Health Department Baramulla/Bandipora has made fraudulently and dishonestly several appointments in the department who were later posted in Bandipora Gurez. A preliminary verification was conducted during the course of which it came to fore that appointment orders purportedly shown to have been issued by the Director Health ... Read More »

DHSK operationalises Yatra Control Room

  DG Health Services visits control room, inspects preparedness Srinagar, Jun 27 (KNS): Directorate of Health Services, Kashmir (DHSK) today operationalized the Amarnath Yatra 2018 control room which has been established at Public Health Building, Barzulla, Srinagar. The Control Room will collect and analyze information across multiple parameters on real time basis for smooth conduct and managing emergencies during the ... Read More »

Indian intelligence forces attacking pilgrims to defame militants: LeT

‘We don’t attack unarmed personnel, citizens’ In an e-mailed statement issued to KNS, the LeT spokesman Srinagar, Jun 27 (KNS): Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) on Wednesday said that it is Indian intelligence forces who attack pilgrims to defame militants.Dr Abdullah Ghaznawi quoted the outfit chief, Mahmood Shah as saying “we do not attack the unarmed personnel and citizens. We abide by the principle Islamic ... Read More »

Innocent blood being spilled by forces callously in Kashmir: JRL

Leaders, activists protest against ‘growing oppression’ in Kashmir Srinagar, Jun 27 (KNS): Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik said that innocent blood is being spilled by Indian forces callously in Kashmir. “Oppression unleashed against Kashmiris in the name of crackdowns, Killings, NIA, ED, spree of arrests and other oppressive measures will ... Read More »