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Youth festival ‘Sonzal’ begins at Kashmir University

Srinagar, Dec 11: Vice-Chancellor of University of Kashmir Prof Khurshid Iqbal Andrabi on Monday said that extra-curricular activities are an essential component of the education process and such activities help prepare students to effectively face the future challenges. Inaugurating eight-day annual youth festival ‘Sonzal-2017’, organised by the department of students welfare, Prof Andrabi said that youth of J&K are an embodiment of innovation ... Read More »

Chief Secretary inspects highway upgradation, rail link project works

Reviews progress on New Qazigund-Banihal Road Tunnel, Banihal-Nashri stretch of highway; Takes stock of winter preparedness at Anantnag, Banihal, Ramban SRINAGAR/JAMMU, DECEMBER 11: Expressing dismay over the sluggish pace of work on the upgradation of the arduous Banihal-Ramban stretch of Srinagar-Jammu national highway, the Chief Secretary, B B Vyas today asked the executing agency to immediately flag the issues hampering ... Read More »

Hurriyat (M) condemns killing of Handwara woman, two Bank guards in Shopian

Expresses solidarity with families of bereaved youth Srinagar, Dec 11 (KNS): Hurriyat Conference (M) spokesman has strongly condemned the killing of an innocent unarmed woman in force’s firing and paid rich tributes to three armed youth killed in an encounter at Handwara stated that every lane of Kashmir has witnessed innocent killing men, women, elderly and youth only for the ... Read More »

Keep men, machinery ready in case of snowfall: MLA Wachi

Asks Shopian admin to ensure people don’t face inconvenience Srinagar, Dec 10 (KNS): MLA Wachi Advocate Aijaz Ahmad Mir directed the district administration in Shopian to be proactive in resolving difficulties that people are facing. Mir told KNS that he has directed the district administration to keep all the men and machinery on standby incase snowfall occurs in the district. ... Read More »

Didn’t meet Sharma, it’s a mere guesswork by some people: Prof Bhat

‘I don’t play politics on blood, tears’ Hurriyat (M) already issued show cause notice to clear position  Srinagar, Dec 10 (KNS): Senior Hurriyat leader and Muslim Conference chairman Professor Abdul Gani Bhat Sunday made it clear that he didn’t meet Interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma, but instead two persons visited his residence on Nov 27 evening. In an exclusive conversation with KNS, Bhat said ... Read More »

Also directs availability of livestock vaccines in the area

Chief Minister directs sending doctors’ team to Wadwan to check hepatitis Kishtwar, Dec 09 (KNS): Expressing concern over the reports of prevalence of hepatitis in some areas of Wadwan, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today directed sending a team of doctors to the area to check the prevalence of and control the same. The issue came to fore during the public ... Read More »

Altaf Bukhari launches ‘Peace Education Manual’

SRINAGAR, DECEMBER 09: Minister for Education, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari, Saturday launched a training manual for peace education for teachers of Jammu and Kashmir, at SKICC here. “Training for Peace Education: Manual for School Teachers of the State of Jammu and Kashmir” has been designed by ‘Save the Children’ NGO in collaboration with Directorate of School Education, Kashmir as a peace education ... Read More »

Disallowing seminar exposes tall claims of democracy: JRL

Terms government action as ‘state terrorism’ Srinagar, Dec 09 (KNS): Police Saturday disallowed a seminar called by Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) at Hyderpora Srinagar and arrested several leaders during their raids. JRL comprising of Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik in a statement issued to KNS termed the government action as “state terrorism”, saying that at a time ... Read More »

CM chairs meetings of Yousmarg, Manasbal, Lolab Dev Authorities

Focus on developing catchment areas, people while developing tourist spots: Mehbooba Jammu, Dec 07 (KNS): Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today directed the Tourism Department and allied agencies to focus on the development of catchment areas and people while developing facilities at various tourist spots. This, she said, would enable them to become equal partners and stakeholders in promoting tourism across ... Read More »

Basharat Bukhari reviews progress of Market Committee elections 

Calls for expediting compilation of horticulture land  JAMMU, DECEMBER 07: Minister for Horticulture, Syed Basharat Ahmed Bukhari today directed the officials to compile land details of fruit trees in every village and asked them to expedite the process of Election of Market Committees. The Minister said this while reviewing progress on the decisions taken in the previous review meeting regarding the ... Read More »