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Will never succumb to Gabbar singh approach: Malik

Says heirs of Maqbool Butt cherish jails, gallows Srinagar, Nov 04 (KNS): Chairman of JKLF, Muhammad Yasin Malik Saturday said that heirs of Maqbool Butt cherish incarcerations and gallows and intimidating them by notices and threats will never work.  “India wants to use Gabbar Singh approach to finish our resistance but is bound to fail,” he said while addressing press conference today.  ... Read More »

Govt pushing youth towards militancy: Mirwaiz

‘We don’t want tourism through un-Islamic ways’ Srinagar, Nov 03 (KNS): Hurriyat (M) chairman and Jamia Masjid’s head cleric, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Friday said the government of the day is trying to promote tourism in Kashmir by opening a liquor shop at the airport, which is highly condemnable and a shameful act on part of the ruling party. While addressing Friday congregation at Jamia ... Read More »

Handwara Massacre 1990; BSF men killed 14 civilians including Ex-MLC, 1 JKP cop: Police to SHRC

Srinagar, Nov 02 (KNS): Police Wednesday in a report, about October 1, 1990 Handwara Massacre, submitted to State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) said that BSF men killed 14 persons including a former legislator and a police cop”. The report, a copy of which is in possession with KNS, reads, “The BSF personnel entered forcibly inside the Police Station and threatened the police ... Read More »

Dineshwar Sharmato visit Srinagar on Monday

‘My stay depends on delegations I will be meeting’ Srinagar, Nov 2 (KNS): Despite rejection of dialogue by the Hurriyat Conference, the Government of India’s representative Dineshwar Sharma will be visiting the Kashmir valley on November 6 to hold talks with different delegations. Talking to KNS from New Delhi, Sharma said, “I will be coming to Srinagar on November 6 to Srinagar to meet ... Read More »

Pakistan makes historic ruling against man for second marriage

Islamabad, November 03: A Pakistan court on Wednesday ruled against a man who had remarried without his first wife’s permission in a landmark verdict that was applauded by women’s right activists. Judicial magistrate Ali Jawwad Naqvi announced the verdict in a Lahore lower court, ordering the man to serve a six-month jail term and pay a fine of 200,000 Pakistani rupee ($1,902.95). ... Read More »

Deputations seek tourism promotion, support to artisan community, sericulture development with CM

Also demand horticulture, MSME promotion, early completion of Tangmarg-Poonch road; Mehbooba assures action Srinagar, November 02: Several deputations from all walks of life today met the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti and brought issues concerning them into her notice. The deputations generally sought launching a vigorous campaign to promote tourism within the markets of country and outside particularly ASEAN countries. They also ... Read More »

Tassaduq Mufti calls for immediate stop of burning of fallen leaves

‘Burning of leaves, willow, popular twigs hazardous for health, environ’ Srinagar, Nov 2, CNS:  Taking cognizance of grievances received, Coordinator Chief Minister’s Grievance Cell Tassduq Mufti today urged upon all the educational institutions, Srinagar Municipality Committee (SMC), and Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) to immediately put a stop on the practice of burning of abscised leaves, willow and popular twigs (biomass) ... Read More »

Mainstream parties mum on Hurriyat’s dialogue rejection

‘All doors closed for putting forward any solution’ Srinagar, Nov 01 (KNS): Though mainstream opposition political parties in the state did not comment on the Hurriyat’s rejection of the announcement of dialogue and representative by the BJP-led Government, yet they said that centre has “closed all doors for solution” to the Kashmir issue. “When Government of India or BJP is ... Read More »

SC adjourns hearing of Article 35A by 3 months

‘Citing interlocutor’s appointment, AG pleaded for adjournment’ Srinagar, Oct 30 (KNS): Supreme Court of India has adjourned the hearing of Article 35 A by 12 weeks after pleading by the Attorney General of India, who cited appointment of interlocutor by the Govenrment of India for carrying out sustained dialogue on Kashmir. State’s Advocate General Jehangir Iqbal Ganaie told KNS that ... Read More »

JKYF distributes relief kits fire Victims in Gurez

Appeals for more assistance to the affected families Srinagar, October 30: J&K Yateem Foundation (JKYF) Bandipora unit distributed relief kits including grocery items, blankets etc among 33 families comprising more than 250 souls who were recently affected due to massive fire incident at Kilshey Tetri village and two other villages of Tulail in Gurez area along Line of Control (LoC) in north ... Read More »