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One year on, power transformer yet to make functional

Villagers appeal govt to listen to their woes Srinagar, Feb 20 (KNS): The residents of Shatmuqam village of Drugmulla area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district are up in arms against the Power Development Department (PDD) for ‘failing to make the installed transformer functional in the area’. The residents while talking to KNS said that the authorities in the PDD department ... Read More »

India and Pakistan need to initiate a dialogue: NC

Tanvir Sadiq tells British Diplomats visiting Kashmir Srinagar, Feb 20 (KNS): National Conference today said that India and Pakistan need to sit at the table and share each other’s perspectives, no matter how difficult the issues are, including extremism that damages the bilateral relations. In a meeting with Alex Pykett Head of Foreign & Security Policy Team & Deepi Jyoti ... Read More »

Army’s Dour-e-Khawaja commences, participants received at  Uplona

  Baramulla, February 20: The Capacity Building Tour named as ‘DAURA-E-KHWAJA’, organised for the children of  Baramulla Dist to Jaipur and Ajmer under the aegis of the Kilo Force was flagged in today at Uplona. The tour was flagged off at Uplona on 04 Feb 2017. A total of twenty students, one teacher and five organising staff formed part of ... Read More »

Azad’s MP fund favour to Omar led Khans departure from Congress

Naem Akhtar motivates him: Mir Mehbooba’s meeting with Bukhari didn’t yield results  IRFAN QURAISHI SRINAGAR | FEB 19 (PTK):With major changes and shifts in the mainstream political establishment of valley, chaos and confusions has trigger within the political parties. It is being observed that the valley political scenario is heading towards serious tussles with their senior members leaving the party, ... Read More »

Veeri reviews status of revenue, relief measures in Anantnag

    ANANTNAG, FEBRUARY 19: Minister for Revenue, Relief & Rehabilitation, Abdul Rehman Veeri, today convened a meeting to review the status of various revenue, relief and rehabilitation measures in Anantnag district.           During the meeting, the Minister was briefed about the revenue profile of the district and was informed that new 268 patwar halqas have been proposed for Anantnag.           ... Read More »

Air Asia launches Srinagar operations

Mehbooba receives, sees off inaugural flights Srinagar, Feb 19 (KNS): Low cost airline carrier Air Asia started its operations here from today with the launch of its morning and evening flights daily between Delhi and Srinagar. The inaugural flight from New Delhi was received by the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti at the Srinagar International Airport at 10 am. Another flight ... Read More »

Killing civilians amounts to ‘state sponsored terrorism’: Malik

  Condemns attack on civilians Srinagar, Feb 17 (KNS): Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), Muhammad Yasin Malik on Friday said that killing civilians in the garb of armed encounters amounts to ‘state sponsored terrorism’. In a statement issued to KNS, Malik said, “Recent intimidating statement of Indian army chief, ministers and police authorities’ are like encouraging this ... Read More »

Perpetrators of Sindh blast have no place in society: Jamat

Expresses solidarity with people of Pakistan and bereaved families Srinagar, Feb 17 (KNS): Jama’at-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir vehemently condemns the dastardly suicide bomb attack on the devotees in a Sufi Shrine in Sindh Pakistan, calls those involved in it as beastly enemies of the entire humanity. In a statement issued to KNS, Advocate Zahid Ali Spokesperson Jama’at-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir ... Read More »

Mirwaiz reacts Army Chief’s statement

Says threat issued by General Bipin Rawat to people of Kashmir is unfortunate Srinagar, Feb 16 (KNS): Reacting to the statement of Indian Army chief, General Bipin Rawat in which he called for dealing harshly with people protesting during operations against Kashmiri freedom-fighters and treating them as anti-national, Chairman Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq said the threat issued by ... Read More »

Sajad Lone calls upon UNICEF Chief

Welfare schemes of State soon at their doorsteps: Sajad Lone Jammu, Feb 16 (KNS): Minister for Social Welfare, Science and Technology, ARI & Trainings reviewed UNICEF program in J&K with Social Welfare Department. The meeting was conducted at Convention Centre Jammu where the Minister talked about stronger support for strengthening a new regime of development where the dignity of beneficiary ... Read More »