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3rd Open Kashmir T20 Cricket Tournament begins

BCC Bandipora beat Pulwama Tigers in innaugral match Waheed Bhat  Bandipora, 24Nov:- The 3rd edition of Open Kashmir T20 cricket tournament organized by Hashmee Cricket Club in association with Cricket Forum Bandipora started on Friday at Sher e Kashmir Sports Stadium Bandipora.   A colorful inaugural function took place in which Additional Deputy Commissioner Bandipora Khursheed Ahmad Sanai presided over ... Read More »

7 casualties reported out of 34 Swine flu cases in Kashmir 

Srinagar, Nov 24, CNS:  H1N1 flu has claimed 7 lives in Kashmir Valley this season, said a medical official to Kashmir News Trust. He said a total of 34 cases have been reported among which 7 persons died to acute infection. The medical official added that 20 patients have already been discharged while 7 persons suffering from this flu are ... Read More »

JRL stages protest in Srinagar demanding release of political prisoners

Srinagar, Nov 24, CNS: Joint Resistance Leadership staged a protest demanding immediate release of political prisoners languishing in state and outside jails of India. Reports said that shortly after the culmination of Friday congregational prayers, scores of protesters assembled in Maisuma locality of Srinagar city. Carrying placards and banners, the protesters alleged that Kashmiri political prisoners are being harassed inside jails. They expressed ... Read More »

Abdul Haq interacts with newly appointed BPMs under SRLM

Asks officials to work with dedication to implement Govt schemes Jammu, Nov 24 (KNS): Minister for Rural Development Panchayati Raj, Law and Justice Abdul Haq Khan on Friday interacted with the newly appointed Bock Program Managers of JK State Rural Livelihoods Mission (SRLM) and welcomed them in the department. He was accompanied by Mission Director Bakshi Javaid Humayun, Additional Mission Director Kapil ... Read More »

Day-long women convention at Sher-e-Kashmir Bhavan

Farooq asks women to gear up for Panchayat elections Jammu, Nov 24 (KNS): National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah on Friday exhorted women to gear up for upcoming Panchayat elections in a big way, saying reservation of 33 per cent will enable their larger involvement in decision making in the democratic institutions at the grass roots level. “Panchayats are key to political ... Read More »

Mehbooba asks for scientific mapping of Custodian assets

Directs construction of Community Hall at Samba Jammu, Nov 24 (KNS): Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has asked the Custodian Department to undertake mapping of its assets through scientific means including Geo tagging to protect these on a long-term basis. Chairing a review meeting of the Department here today, the Chief Minister regretted that the assets of the Department have got ... Read More »

JKLF protests against ill treatment to prisoners

Condemns slapping of PSA on Anantnag youth Srinagar, Nov 24 (KNS): Jammu and Kashmir Liberation front (JKLF) leaders and acticits on Friday staged protest against the ‘atrocities’ in South and North Kashmir and in solidarity with ailing inmates including Syed Shabir Shah, Asiya Inderabi ,Pir Saifullah and Farooq Ahmad Dar (Bitta Karate). The protesters including Noor Mohammad Kawal, Siraj Ud Din Mir, ... Read More »

Announcement of “withdrawing FIR against Stone Pelters” a cosmetic effort: Mirwaiz

‘All political prisoners should be immediately released from jails’ Srinagar, Nov 24 (KNS): Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq while addressing the Friday congregation at the historic Jama Masjid said that while some kind of announcement regarding withdrawing of FIR against so-called “first time stone pelters" has been made, the step looks more as a looking good cosmetic attempt on the ... Read More »

Cooperative deptt records Rs 48.48 cr turnover in Kashmir division, Rs 3.31cr from PCs

Elections for Cooperative Societies going on smoothly, 73% process completed Srinagar, Nov 24 (KNS): The Cooperative Department has registered a turnover of Rs 48.48 crore through its various business units in Kashmir division during the current fiscal so far, while as it has recovered an amount of Rs 3.31 crore from various stakeholders during the period. This was disclosed in ... Read More »