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Daily Archives: February 1, 2017

Exorbitant hike in airfares: SHRC lists the case for hearing

  Srinagar, Feb 1, CNS: Jammu and Kashmir State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has entertained a complaint with regard to exorbitant hike in airfares by airlines operating in Kashmir sector and has listed the case for hearing on March 1 next month.     The complaint has been filed by general secretary Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Forum, MM Shuja. In his ... Read More »

Sine-die Adjournment of Assembly, a sad day for J&K Legislature: Tarigami

Jammu, Feb 1, CNS: Senior legislator and CPI(M) leader Muhammad Yousuf TarigamiWednesday said that, the Speaker’s decision to adjourn the State Legislative Assembly sine-die ahead of its schedule is harmful for maintaining the sanctity of the legislature and democracy in Jammu and Kashmir.  He said that without following the procedure, the laid down norms and without even exploring the possibility ... Read More »

Army chief in valley to review security situation

Srinagar, Feb 01 (KNS): Chief of Army Staff, General Bipin Rawat visited the Chinar Corps and took a review of the overall security situation. The Army Chief arrived in Srinagar in the afternoon of 31 Jan 17 and was briefed by the Corps Commander Lt Gen JS Sandhu on security as also the measures to meet the challenges posed by ... Read More »

‘Pro-freedom leaders may be forced to contest elections’

Pakistan may ban all militant organizations: Dr Qasim Srinagar, Feb 1, CNS: Dr. Muhammad Qasim, Ameer Muslim Deeni Mahaz and the incarcerated husband of DeM Chairperson Syeda Aasiya Andrabi has said that in coming time pro freedom leadership in Jammu Kashmir will be pressurized from all corners to participate in the assembly elections and play a role for resolution of ... Read More »

Jammu Kashmir Police: Not a single Constable promoted from past 18 years

  Cops yet to reap benefits from Sgt quota enhancement Srinagar, Feb 1, CNS: Much to the frustration of the Jammu Kashmir Police Constables, the department has not promoted a single constable from past 18 years. The irony is that Constables appointed in 1996 were promoted to Selection Grade Constables only after the expiry of 4 years, but those who ... Read More »

Sacrifices of martyrs are real assets: Hurriyat (M)

‘Biggest tribute to martyrs is to lead mission forward’ Srinagar, Feb 01 (KNS): Terming the sacrifices of the martyrs as the real asset of the ongoing resistance movement, Hurriyat (M) Wednesday said the sacrifices of lives and properties offered by the people for the great Kashmir cause would bear fruits only when the entire nation continues to take the mission ... Read More »

Tehsildar, BDO Machil suspended

They were absent from duties: DC Kupwara Srinagar, Feb 01 (KNS): Deputy Commissioner Kupwara, Gh Mohammad Dar has suspended Tehsildar and BDO Machil, for being absent during recent heavy snowfall there. According to the KNS correspondent Fayaz Hamid, an order no-BCK/PS/01/5103-6, dated 28 Jan, states that Rayees Ahmad, Tehsildar and Block Development Officer Machil, Tahir Mohiuddin, vide order no BCK/PS/3/5098-5/02, ... Read More »

Mehbooba inaugurates Snow Carnival at Gulmarg

Also throws open renovated Maharaja Palace hotel, shopping arcade, night skiing GULMARG, FEBRUARY 01: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti threw open 15 days Snow Carnival at the world famous tourist resort Gulmarg today. The carnival includes a series of activities like skiing, ice hockey, snow sculpting, snow mobile rally, snow rugby, night skiing etc. Legislators, Muhammad Abbas Wani and Anjum Fazili, ... Read More »

Death sentence to Kashmiri youth ‘Miscarriage of Justice’

Observe Feb 3 as Kashmir Resistance Day: Resistance Leadership Srinagar, Feb 1, CNS: The unified resistance leadership Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Dr. Moulvi Muhammad Umar Farooq, and Muhammad Yasin Malik Wednesday termed the decision of a lower court of Kolkata, West Bengal, of ordering death sentence to Muzaffar Ahmad Rather of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district as ‘Miscarriage of Justice’ and ... Read More »

23 KM road macadamized in Sonawari: Hanjura

Minister for Agriculture Ghulam Nabi Hanjura today informed the Legislative Council that 23.25 Kilometer road has been macadamized in Sonawari constituency of Bandipora district since 2015-16 till date. Replying to a question by Yasir Reshi , the Minister, on behalf of Minister for R&B , also informed that state has recommended 107 road projects for funding under NABARD in the ... Read More »