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Detainees forcibly subjected to unlawful imprisonment: Geelani

‘Judicial institutions being used as tool to prolong their detention’ Srinagar, Jan 30(KNS): Hurriyat (G) chairman, Syed Ali Geelani on Monday said that detainees are forcibly subjected to unlawful, undemocratic and unethical imprisonment and judicial institutions are being used as a tool to prolong their detention. In a statement issued to KNS, Geelani said, “Judiciary is supposed to provide workable ... Read More »

Safe travel of women, handicapped ensured in public transport: Sunil Sharma

‘Ladies Special Buses to start in other cities, towns soon’ JAMMU, JANUARY 30- The Minister of State for Transport (Independent charge), Sunil Kumar Sharma today informed the House that J&K Motor Vehicles Department has taken several steps for safe and secure travel of women and handicapped persons in public transport. He said reservation of seats in vehicles for women and ... Read More »

Unrest delayed Panchayat polls: Abdul Haq

Reforms initiated to bring transparency, accountability in RDD           Minister for Rural Development Panchayati Raj, Law and Justice Abdul Haq today said the unrest in Kashmir hampered the development and democratic processes that led to delay in holding the Panchayat elections as environment was not conducive for the same. Replying to a question by Ghulam Nabi Monga in the Legislative ... Read More »

House panel to recommend judicious use of Wakaf assets: Chairman LC

  Steps afoot to retrieve encroached properties: Farooq Andrabi   JAMMU, JANUARY 30: Chairman Legislative Council Haji Anayat Ali today said that a house committee would be constituted to recommend measures for optimum utilization of Wakaf assets and to look into the complaints regarding the misuse of Wakaf land.           The chairman was intervening during the reply to a question by ... Read More »

Administration alive to post-snowfall situation in #Kashmir, other areas: Naeem Akhtar

‘Concerned Deptts working round-the-clock to restore essential services’ JAMMU, JANUARY 30:  Minister for Education, Mr Naeem Akhtar today said that the Government is taking measures on war-footing basis to restore the essential services disrupted because of heavy and recurrent snowfall in various parts of the State. “The administration has been mobilized and men and machinery are on the job to ... Read More »

Survey conducted to assess crop loss in Kulgam due to hailstorm: Veeri

Minister for Public Works and Parliamentary Affairs Abdul Rehman Veeri today said the report of survey conducted to assess damage to the fruit crops due to hailstorm in the month of April and September in Noorabad constituency has been submitted to Deputy Commissioner Kulgam. The Minister informed the house that 75-80% of Apple and Pear crop and 30-35% of Walnut ... Read More »

Baramulla Police Requests People to Come forward against Drug Pedlers

Helper will be Rewarded:SSP Mir Imtiyaz Hussain Baramulla,29 Jan 2017: To Continue its Drive against Drug Pedlers, SSP Baramulla Requests all the respectable Citizens of District to Help us so that we Will finish the Drugs from the District and Make District Baramulla Free from drug addicts and Pedlers. Sr.Superintendent of Police Baramulla Mir Imtiyaz Hussain issued a massage to ... Read More »

Usman Majeed has spiritual powers to fly: Naeem Akthar

KC News Jammu,  January 28: Minister for Education Naeem Akthar today said that MLA Bandipora Usman Majeed has spiritual powers with which he can fly  to reach his constituency even if land and air traffic is blocked due to heavy snowfall in the valley. Minister was responding to a statement made by the Congress legislator from Bandipora and former gunmen ... Read More »

PDP MLA leaves Govt red faced on additional charge syndrome in Urban Dev Deptt

‘Srinagar worst hit by additional charge syndrome’ Jammu, Jan 27 (KNS): The sitting PDP MLA Mohammad Ashraf Mir here on Friday left the government red faced as he accused none else than the Deputy Chief Minister Dr. Nirmal Singh for creating in additional charge syndrome in the Housing and Urban Development Department in Kashmir particularly Srinagar city. According to KNS ... Read More »

Hakim alleges failure of transmission, distribution systems in PDD

‘No headway on return of power projects’ Jammu, Jan 27 (KNS): MLA Khansahib and PDF chairman Hakim Mohammad Yaseen here on Friday sought improvement in the transmission and distribution system of Power to ensure uninterrupted power supply as was done by erstwhile Mufti led PDP-Congress coalition government from 2002-2005. According to KNS correspondent covering the assembly proceedings, speaking on the ... Read More »