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Hurriyat (G) anguish over “miserable” condition Kashmiri Tihar prisoners

Srinagar, Nov 26 (KNS): While expressing his deep concern and anguish over the miserable condition of the Tihar Jail Kashmiri Detainees, Chairman Hurriyat (G) Syed Ali Geelani appealed the human rights organizations including Amnesty International to take serious notice of the ill-treatment meted out with the Kashmiri detainees in notorious prison of India Tihar Jail. He said that the woeful tale ... Read More »

Govt announces winter vacations for educational institutions

Jammu, Nov 26 (KNS): Jammu and Kashmir government Thursday announced winter vacations for educational institutions of Kashmir division and the winter zone of Jammu division. According Education Minister, Naeem Akhtar, the winter vacations of the government and private recognized schools of Kashmir division and winter zone of Jammu division would begin from 7 December 2015 up to middle standard. He said the ... Read More »

Mirwaiz insists on teaching Kashmir’s history to children

‘Our culture restricted to Wazwan only’ Srinagar, Nov 25 (KNS): In an effort to revive the Kashmiris real history, Hurriyat (M) Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has insisted on teaching history of Kashmir to the young generation in schools by compulsorily introducing it in the curriculum. Mirwaz said that the rich culture of Kashmir and the life of religious sufi saints who ... Read More »

Executive Officer thrashed in his office chamber

‘Yasir Reshi had threatened me of dire consequences’ Hajin, Nov 26, CNS:  Executive Officer Municipal Committee Hajin,  Shakil Ahmed was manhandled and roughed up by the workers of a political party in his office chambers here onThursday.     Eyewitnesses told CNS that panic created in the chambers of Executive Officer MC Hajin in North Kashmir’s Bandipora district after a group ... Read More »

‘Incidental fire’ claims life of a youth

Police register murder case Srinagar, Nov 26, CNS:  The ‘incidental fire’ took away the life of a youth working on a baker’s shop in Shilwat area of Bandipora district on Wednesday night.      Rayees Ahmed Naiko (22) son of Sanullah Naiko, a resident of Tilgam Pattan according to reports had been working from last two years on a bakery shop ... Read More »

Hundreds of Kashmiri’s caged in dark and narrow cells of Indian jails

‘Anonymous suffer silently’ Srinagar, Nov 26, CNS:  Hundreds of Kashmiri political prisoners have been languishing in different jails of India with 65 alone according to family members of the inmates have been kept shut in narrow and black cells of Tihar Jail where they ‘lack’ all kinds of facilities.      Renowned Supreme Court Lawyer Professor Bhim Singh told CNS that ... Read More »

In Ganderbal, teachers donate money to grief-struck family

Srinagar, Nov 24 (KNS): Teachers and education officials in Ganderbal have donated 70,000 Rs to the family of the two children who were killed in an explosion in the district. Two siblings, Adil Ahamd Reshi and Shakir Ahmad Reshi were killed in a blast which occurred when they were playing in Mansbal area few weeks ago where the shell was left ... Read More »

Health Minister should not sideline SKIMS Constitution for VC post

Srinagar, Nov 24 (KNS): Civil Society Forum Kashmir Tuesday said that the Health minister Lal Singh should not flout the norms and sideline the constitution by trying to make efforts to keep the post of VC of SKIMS for himself. In a statement to KNS, the Forum fails to understand what is the pressing need to take such an unprecedented step? CSFK requested ... Read More »

Handicraft Deptt employees agitated over frequent transfers

Srinagar, Nov 24 (KNS): The Handicrafts department has transferred 29 Assistant Training Officers second time in the last three years, which the aggrieved employees claim, is against service norms. A group of employees told KNS that such transfers are “injustice” with them. “We don’t understand why our higher ups are only transferring us. Normally, employees should not be transferred from his ... Read More »

Freedom movement started from reading rooms: Drabu

‘Radicalization of youth will be countered by Kashmiri culture Srinagar, Nov 24 (KNS): State Finance Minister Haseeb Drabu Tuesday said that the freedom movement in Kashmir started from reading rooms. He said that Kashmiri culture will counter the ongoing radicalization of youth. On the sidelines of the inaugural function here at Kitab Ghar, Drabu said that the reading rooms are ... Read More »