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Abdul Haq lays foundation of Chalgund Model Village

  Rs 13.43 cr to be spent to develop it at par with urban areas KUPWARA, JULY 18: Minister for Rural Development Panchayat Raj Law & Justice, Abdul Haq today laid foundation stone of fourth model village Gundisona-Chalgund in Lolab valley. The village will be developed on modern lines to bring at par with urban areas and Rs 13.43 crores will ... Read More »

Mirwaiz denounces Govt for barring him from offering Friday prayers

‘Govt has crossed all limits of authoritarianism’ Srinagar, Jul 14 (KNS): Hurriyat Conference (M) Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, who continues to be under house detention since past four weeks, strongly denounced the government for barring him from offering Friday prayers and delivering religious sermon to the gathering at the historic Jamia Masjid and turning entire downtown into a military garrison while laying ... Read More »

DG News, Doordarshan calls on Mehbooba

SRINAGAR, JULY 14: Director General, News, Doordarshan, Veena Jain called on the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here today. The DG News apprised the Chief Minister about many of her organisation’s initiatives aimed at disseminating Government’s welfare schemes among masses. The Chief Minister asked the DG News to get Jammu & Kashmir and its cultural diversity reflected appropriately by her organization. ... Read More »

PDP-BJP bonhomie only for power: Sagar

‘Coalition Govt deteriorating situation in Kashmir’ Srinagar, Jul 14 (KNS): Days after the seven Amarnath pilgrims were killed in an attack in Anantnag district; the opposition National Conference (NC) on Friday said that the state government has failed to capitalize on sentiments of people to normalize the current deteriorating situation in Kashmir. National Conference (NC) General Secretary, Ali Muhammad Sagar told KNS ... Read More »

Amarnath Yatra Attack: Arrested cop spilling beans

Srinagar, Jul 14 (KNS): Days after the deadly attack on Amarnath pilgrims in Anantnag, Police has set up a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the attack and nab the attackers. The police said that the policeman who is found having links with militants is “spilling the beans”. Talking to KNS Inspector General of Police, Kashmir, Muneer Khan, said that ... Read More »

Union Agri Minister assures financial support for establishment of Horticulture University, other issues in JK

Basharat Bukhari calls on Union Agriculture Minister             NEW DELHI, JULY 13: Minister for Horticulture Syed Basharat Bukhari today called on Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmer Welfare Radha Mohan Singh at New Delhi and discussed various issues pertaining to the overall welfare of the fruit industry of J&K State.           The meeting was attended by Union Secretary for Horticulture, Secretary ... Read More »

Killing of militants led to restriction in old city

  SRINAGAR | JULY 12: Following the killing of three hizib militants in Budgam gunfight authorities imposes restrictions in old city of Srinagar. The killing of militants also triggered spontaneous shutdown in parts of Srinagar city. Some of the markets and business establishments were shut in parts of Srinagar besides a thin movement of traffic was witnessed in uptown areas of ... Read More »

Social activists stage protest against Anantnag attack

  Condemns attack, expresses condolence with bereaved families Srinagar, Jul 11 (KNS): The social activists of Kashmir Tuesday staged protest against the killing of seven Amarnath pilgrims who were killed in an attack in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Monday evening.  The social activist headed by Irfan Hafeez Lone assembled at Srinagar’s Press Enclave and chanted slogans against the Anantnag attack.  The protesters condemned ... Read More »

Governor bids farewell to pilgrims killed in terror attack last night

SRINAGAR, JULY 11: Governor N.N. Vohra, Chairman of Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board, visited the Technical Area, IAF Base, Srinagar, early today morning to meet the 19 Yatris who had been injured in the terror attack near Anantnag late last evening. After treatment, the injured pilgrims were airlifted to the Srinagar Airport this morning. 3 pilgrims, who are more seriously injured, ... Read More »