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Mirwaiz Umar Farooq pays rich tributes to Hazrat Sheikh Hamzah Makhdoom Sahib (RA)

Srinagar, Nov 13, CNS: The patron of Mutahida Majlis Ulama and APHC Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has paid rich tributes to Hazrat Sheikh Hamzah Makhdoom Sahib (RA) and described him as a great spiritual leader and social reformer.    Mirwaiz said Hazarat Sheikh Hamza Makhdoom during his lifetime laid stress on Islamic teachings, humanity, kindness, brotherhood and social service and helped ... Read More »

Geelani expresses surprise over Dr Farooq’s statement

Says he is speaking against wishes of people Srinagar, Nov 12 (KNS): Denouncing the statement of Farooq Abdullah, wherein he has said that “Azadi is no option,” Hurriyat (G) chairman, Syed Ali Geelani Sundayasked him to revisit annals of history as he is speaking against the wishes and aspiration of people. Geelani according to the statement issued to KNS, criticized Farooq ... Read More »

J&K is ours, PaK is theirs, Rishi Kapoor seconds Farooq Abdullah

‘I want to see Pakistan before I die’ Srinagar, Nov 12 (KNS): Bollywood superstar and actor Rishi Kapoor Sunday seconded the statement of former J&K chief minister and current Lok Sabha member from Srinagar seat Farooq Abdullah that “Pakistan-administered Kashmir (PaK) belongs to Pakistan and the situation will not change irrespective of the number of wars India and Pakistan fight against each ... Read More »

Altaf Bukhari inaugurates maiden Teachers’ Science Congress at JKIMS Srinagar

’Govt to set up 15 new colleges in JK’           SRINAGAR, NOVEMBER 12: Minister for Education, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari today inaugurated a three-day ‘J&K Teachers Science Congress’ at Jammu and Kashmir Institute of Mathematical Sciences (JKIMS) at Amar Singh College, here.           The three-day programme, which will conclude on November 14, was organized by JKIMS in collaboration with Directorate of School ... Read More »

Hurriyat (G) condemns arrest spree in Kashmir

‘Forces have created havoc in nook and corner’ Srinagar, Nov 11 (KNS): Hurriyat (G) spokesman Saturday strongly condemned the arrest spree unleashed by state administration and said that police and forces with their heartless approach has created havoc in nook and corner of state and created a sense of insecurity among innocent youth and added that police during nocturnal raids ... Read More »

Div Com Kashmir directs DCs, HoDs to seek permission to attend meetings in Jammu

‘Take stock of availability of essential commodities’ Srinagar, Nov 10 (KNS): The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir today urged upon all Deputy Commissioners (DCs) and Head of Departments (HoDs) to seek proper permission from Divisional Commissioner himself before proceeding to Jammu to attend any function or meeting The DCs, and HoDs were asked to submit the meeting notice in advance for perusal ... Read More »

JKEDI holds conference on creating ecosystem for startups

Global Entrepreneurship Summit-2017 Pampore, Nov 10 (KNS): The Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI) in collaboration with NITI Aayog and The Global Education and Leadership Foundation (tGELF) Friday hosted an international-level ‘Conference on Creating an Ecosystem for Startups’- the first of its kind in the State. The conference held here was part of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), India -2017 to ... Read More »

Info received from jails regarding plight of detainees is deeply disturbing: Mirwaiz

‘These detainees are not criminals’ Srinagar, Nov 10 (KNS): Addressing the Friday congregational gathering at the historic Jamia Masjid, Hurriyat (M) chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq said that the information received from jails regarding the plight of detainees is deeply disturbing and a matter of serious concern for the leadership and the people of Kashmir.  Mirwaiz said that the treatment meted out to ... Read More »

Haq Khan launches e-FMS under MGNREGA

New measure to benefit 20 lakh workers in JK; would disburse wage payments in real time JAMMU, NOVEMBER 10 – Taking a  step ahead in bringing transparency in the functioning of Rural Development Department and  disbursing the wages  to the beneficiaries under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA), the Minister for Rural Development & Panchayati Raj, Law and ... Read More »

Pregnant woman thrashed by govt employees’ stages protest

Srinagar, Nov 9, CNS: Approaching Chief Ministers Grievance Cell proved costly for a pregnant woman in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district as disgruntled government employees allegedly beat her to pulp at Municipal Council office.      Tasleema Siraj of Qazi Hamam Baramulla emerged at Press Enclave Srinagar on Thursday demanding action under law against the four employees of Municipal Council Baramulla who according to her ... Read More »