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JK holds special place as country’s only Muslim majority state: Mufti

Favours dialogue between India, its neighbours Pahalgam, October 01: Describing J&K as a symbol of Indian diversity, Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, today said the state holds a special place as the only Muslim majority state in the federal structure of the country. He credited former Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, in building confidence amongst the people in the democratic ... Read More »

Opposition gears up to corner Govt Autumn Session

Tarigami, Hakim to corner govt on growing polarization in state Srinagar, Oct 1: The  short period of Assembly session of the Jammu and Kashmir Legislature, beginning from October 3, is likely to be a stormy affair with the main Oppositions all set to corner the PDP-BJP government on a host of issues  including the controversial beef ban issue and delay ... Read More »

PDP, NC, Cong call LP meetings to chart out strategy

Srinagar, October 01 : Ahead of the Autumn Assembly session, all major political parties have called in Legislative Party meetings to chart out strategy for the session beginning from Saturday. PDP president Mehbooba Mufti, who reached Delhi today from Saudia Arabia, will be chairing her party’s Legislative Party meeting in Srinagar on Friday. Sources told KNS that the PDP president ... Read More »

Day after Dadri lynching, VP Hamid Ansari says state has to ensure right to life irrespective of faith

New Delhi: Vice President Hamid Ansari today said the State has to ensure the right to life to every citizen irrespective of faith or creed, remarks that assume significance against the backdrop of killing of a man by a mob over rumours that his family ate and stored beef in Greater Noida. “The State has to ensure the Right to ... Read More »

Response to Nawaz: De-terrorising Pakistan is the answer, says India

New York: India on Thursday hit back at Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s address in the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) where he proposed de-militarising of the Kashmir region as a peace measure by saying that de-terrorising Pakistan is the answer. In a series of antagonistic tweets posted on his official Twitter account, Indian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Vikas Swarup also said, “Pakistan’s ... Read More »

Sharief urges India to pledge not to use force under any circumstances

NEW YORK: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif urged India on Wednesday to pledge with Pakistan not to use force or the threat of force under any circumstances. The prime minister used his address to the UN General Assembly to propose four peace measures, which include demilitarising of Kashmir and an unconditional withdrawal of troops from Siachen. “Our peoples need peace ... Read More »

Attendant accused Khyber of selling flood hit medicine

Srinagar, Oct 1, :  The authorities from Khyber Medical Institute located in Khayam area of Srinagar city were forced to apologize to an attendant who accused them of selling flood-hit medicine to him. “I procured a strip of ‘Isotrol’ which is used by patients have calcium deficiency. The ‘Isotrol’ strip vide batch number 12006 was not only muddy but the ... Read More »

Find jobs at ‘Jobs in Kashmir’ web portal

  Srinagar, Oct 1: Netshell Software Solutions has created a job portal “Jobs in Kashmir” for the youth craving to get jobs in Valley. ‘Jobs in Kashmir’ is an online job portal which helps the unemployed as well as hiring agency to get the best job and best candidate respectively. The founder of the Netshell told KNS that, “Jobs in ... Read More »

Qureshi asks Govt to release contractors’ bills

Srinagar, Oct 1: Chairman Jammu Kashmir Democratic Liberation Party (DLP), Hashim Qureshi Thursday criticised state government for “failing” to rehabilitate the flood victims of Kashmir and releasing bills of contractors. In a statement issued to KNS, he said despite 13 months have passed since last year’s deluge left lakhs of people devastated BPD- PDP government was yet to rehabilitate flood ... Read More »

JK Bank elevates top management

Srinagar, Oct1: Strengthening its top leadership band further, J&K Bank today elevated its three Senior Presidents to the level of Executive Presidents and three Presidents were promoted as Senior Presidents. The orders to this effect were issued by Chairman & CEO Mushtaq Ahmad here today. The new Executive Presidents are Vagish Chander, Surjeet Singh Sehgal and Abdul Rauf. Three presidents ... Read More »