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Daily Archives: January 8, 2016

PDP leader Nazir Yatoo condoles CM Mufti’s demise

‘Nobody can fill the political void’ Srinagar, Jan 08 (KNS): While calling chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed as statesman, PDP senior leader Nazir Ahmad Yatoo today paid rich tributes to the late party patron. Yatoo said that nobody can fill the political void left due to the death of the Sayeed. He prayed for the departed soul and expressed sympathies ... Read More »

Rasheed leads funeral of Irshad amid heavy slogans

Accuses India of treating blood of Kashmiris thinner than the water Handwara, Jan 08 (KNS): Awami Ittihaad Party (AIP) president and MLA Langate Er Rasheed Friday led funeral procession of Irshad Ahmad Lone, a 12 year kid who was stabbed to death in Phagwada Punjab yesterday. Amid heavy slogans thousands of people attended the funeral and demanded arrest of the ... Read More »

Mourners visit Mufti’s bereaved family at Gupkar, Bijbehara

Azad, other dignitaries pay condolence Srinagar, Jan 8 (KNS): Mourners are making a beeline to the Fairview residence in Gupkar here to condole Mehbooba Mufti and other close family members the death of her father and Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed. Senior PDP leader and its General Secretary Nizamu Din Bhat told KNS that hundreds of people are coming to ... Read More »

Oath taking ceremony of Mehbooba Mufti may take some time: PDP

‘Party structure likely to remain same after Mehbooba becomes CM’ Srinagar, Jan 8 (KNS): Peoples Democratic Party said that the oath taking ceremony by Mehbooba Mufti may take “some time” as the party president is in emotional shock after the demise of the father, chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed. “Mehbooba Ji is in emotional shock and mourning. It may take ... Read More »

‘BJP holding deliberations on letter of support’

Ram Madhav meets Mehbooba Mufti Srinagar, Jan 08 (KNS): Bhartiya Janata Party Friday said that it has discussed the process of Peoples Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti taking over as the next chief minister of the state following the death of sitting CM Mufti Mohammad Sayeed. “We (Mehbooba Mufti and I) had some discussions over the future of the government, ... Read More »

CEO reviews National Voters Day arrangements

            JAMMU, JANUARY 08-To review the arrangements for celebration of National Voters Day which would be observed on January 25, 2016, Chief Electoral Officer J&K, Shantmanu chaired a meeting of officers in his office chamber at Vikas Bhawan, here today.             The meeting was attended by Deputy Commissioner Jammu, Simrandeep Singh, Director School Education Smita Sethi, Deputy Chief Electoral Officers, Raman ... Read More »

Militant outfit castigates Geelani for condoling the demise of Mufti Sayeed

Srinagar, Jan 8, CNS:  Castigating Hurriyat hawk Syed Ali Geelani for condoling the demise of pro-India politician Mufti Muhammad Sayeed, militant outfit Jamiat-ul-Mujhadeen Friday advised Geelani to stop looking at things through the prism of socio-religious organization Jamat-e-Islami.     In a statement to Srinagar based news agency CNS, Jamiat-ul-Mujhadeen spokesperson Jameel Ahmed alleged that it is the policy of Jamat-e-Islami ... Read More »

Hundreds participated in last rite of murdered Kashmiri youth in Punjab

Handwara, Jan 8, CNS:  Hundreds of mourners participated in the last rites of a Kashmiri 10 years old boy who was killed by unknown persons in Phagwara area of Punjab.     Javid Ahmed Lone, a class 4th student was slaughtered by goons in Chandigarh after they looted cash and expensive shawls from his room.     His body was brought to his ... Read More »

Clashes in old Srinagar City

‘Teargas shelling and arrest of ‘Salesman’ spark protest Srinagar, Jan 8, CNS: Clashes between groups of youth and government forces broke out in Old Srinagar city after Friday prayers, while the arrest of a ‘salesman’ and ‘massive teargas shelling’ sparked protest and shutdown from trader’s community.      Eyewitnesses told CNS Government Forces fired dozens of tear-smoke shells on a group ... Read More »

Day 9: Shutdown continues in Pulwama

Pulwama, Jan 8, CNS:  A complete shutdown was observed in Pulwama and adjacent hamlet on ninth consecutive day not allowing the youth of Pulwama to erect hoardings of militants at Shaheed Park. All the business establishments and shops were closed while as traffic remained off the roads, reports said.     Eyewitnesses told CNS that on Friday government forces including local ... Read More »