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Mehbooba asks for preserving green spaces in urban centres

74 projects under AMRUT, parking slots, Intelligent Traffic System at Jammu, Srinagar being executed SRINAGAR, JUNE 21: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today asked for proper preservation of green spaces in the urban centres even as she reiterated her direction of time bound completion of projects. The Chief Minister was chairing a review meeting of Housing & Urban Development Department here ... Read More »

Thousands participate in funeral of slain Sopore militant

  SRINAGAR | JUNE 21 (PTK):  Thousands of people from different areas of Sopore town amid incessant rains reached Brath Kalan to offer funeral prayers of Gulzar Ahmad Lone. Gulzar was killed in an encounter with forces in Pazalpora area of Sopore along with his associate Basit Ahmad of Andergam Pattan. He had joined militant ranks in 2015. Amid sobs, Women ... Read More »

PHE daily wagers protest, hold Govt responsible for death of two colleagues

‘Will halt water supply in case Govt fails to come up with concrete steps’ Srinagar, Jun 20 (KNS): Scores of Public Health Engineering (PHE) daily wagers and casual labours Tuesdayheld state government responsible for the death of two casual labours, who died due to cardiac arrest in past one week. The daily wagers and casual labours holding the photographs of the ... Read More »

Army hosts Iftar Party at Baramulla                                

  Baramulla, June 20:   In the ongoing month of Ramzan, an Iftar Party was organised by local RR Battalion in Baramulla with an aim to usher peace and extend a friendly hand towards the AWAM of Baramulla town. Officials said many civil dignitaries including Dr Nasir Ahmad Naqash, DC, Baramulla, Imtiyaz Hussain Mir, SSP, Dr Basir Ah Chalkoo, CMO, Gulam ... Read More »

Army donates 55 units of blood during Ramadaan in Baramulla

Baramulla, June 20: The Army in Baramulla today said that  under the aegis of Dagger Division, it utilised the holy month of Ramadaan for Youth Empowerment and prayers for peace in Kashmir, in a marvellous function at Chinar 9 Jawan Club, Baramulla. Officials said in a unique display of solidarity with Kashmiri Awam, 50 Army Soldiers in Baramulla donated blood to ... Read More »

Take Kashmir issue to ICJ: Shabir Shah

Felicitates Pakistan team for winning Champions Trophy Srinagar, Jun 19 (KNS): The incarcerated chairman of Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) Shabir Ahmad Shah on Monday appealed the Government of Pakistan to take the Kashmir issue to the International Court of Justice (ICJ). In a statement issued to KNS, Shah said Pakistan being a sovereign country and a stakeholder of Kashmir dispute has every ... Read More »

Govt trying to achieve broader consensus on GST, not imposing it on people: PDP

‘Special assembly session was by virtue of J&K's constitutional provisions’ Srinagar, Jun 19 (KNS): PDP General Secretary Rafi Ahmad Mir today said that government tried to build consensus on GST issue in broad day light by involving all the stake holders. He said that convening a special assembly session was by virtue of J&K's constitutional provisions and as an academic ... Read More »

NIA is being used to harass leadership: Resistance leadership

  ‘Indian authorities will face dire consequences if this is not stopped’ Srinagar, Jun 19 (KNS): Resistance leadership on Monday in a joint statement said that NIA is being used as a war weapon against leadership, with its main objective to harass leadership. In a statement issued to KNS, Joint leadership said that they frame and raid residences of pro-freedom leaders and ... Read More »

2 years on, Adnan, electronics engineer’s parents await justice

Adnan was erroneously declared fail Srinagar, Jun 19 (KNS): Two years on, the parents of Mohammad Adnan are waiting for justice as the family alleges that government has not punished the “culprits” despite having said that publically. The parents of deceased Adnan said that they approached all top authorities of the state to redress their grievance but they are yet ... Read More »

CM visits bereaved family of slain police officer

Promises all help to family Srinagar Jun 19 (KNS): Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti Monday visited the bereaved the families of slain police officer, Feroz Ahmad Dar on Monday. Witnesses said emotional scenes were witnessed during the visit. Dar was killed along with five policemen in a militant attack in Achabal area of Anantnag Friday evening. Mehbooba promised all financial help while interacting with the family ... Read More »