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Daily Archives: July 21, 2017

Why Mehbooba in hurry to inaugurate yet incomplete Modern Hospital in Dooru: G A Mir

CM is desperate enough to see her inaugural plates on incomplete projects Srinagar, Jul 21 (KNS): Lashing out at Chief Minister Mehbooba for neglecting Dooru Veerinag on every front, particularly on developmental front, J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) Chief G.A. Mir said today that CM is desperate enough to see her inaugural plates on incomplete projects, rather than ensuing overall ... Read More »

Malik leads protest at Dalgate, detained

‘India, its forces have waged a full- fledged war against Kashmiris’ Srinagar, Jul 21 (KNS): Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), Muhammad Yasin Malik was today detained by police along with many others at Buchwara Dalgate Srinagar when he was leading a protest march towards United Nations office, spokesman said. The spokesman in a statement issued to KNS ... Read More »

Kashmiri Pandit delegation calls on Geelani

Discuss dignified return of Pandits to valley Srinagar, Jul 21 (KNS): A delegation of Kashmiri Pandits called on Hurriyat Chairman, Syed Ali Geelani at his residence on Friday. The Kashmiri Pandit delegation that met the Syed Ali Geelani enquired about his health and discussed various issues related to return of Kashmiri Pandits. During the meeting, they held discussion over the dignified ... Read More »

Arbitrary fare hike by transporters: Govt assures legal action against violators

Srinagar, Jul 20 (KNS): The government Friday said that it will take legal action against the drivers and transporters who are violating the order of passenger fare hike. Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Khan, said action as per law will be taken against the transporters violating the government order on passenger fare hike. “I have directed the RTO Kashmir to form squads to ... Read More »

Govt abolishes subsidy on sugar for APL consumers

BPL, AAY to get sugar @ Rs 25 from this month Srinagar, Jul 21 (KNS): The sugar supplied by the government to the consumers will get costlier from this month as the government has stopped subsidy to the Above Poverty Line consumers and kept only Rs 12 for BPL and other priority rations card holders. Before this month, the consumers ... Read More »

JRL submits memorandum to UN

Asks Antonio to take notice of Kashmir rights violations Srinagar, Jul 21 (KNS): The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) on Friday submitted a memorandum to Secretary General of United Nations Antonio Guterres in which the leaders asked the world body to take notice of human rights violations in Kashmir. JRL comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik, said the memorandum ... Read More »

Hajj-2017: Mehbooba reviews arrangements

  8106 from JK to perform Hajj this year, 840 to fly daily from July 25 Srinagar, July 21, CNS: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today directed all concerned agencies to work in unison for providing better facilities to the intending pilgrims performing Hajj this year. Chairing a review meeting to oversee the arrangements for the coming annual pilgrimage, the Chief Minister directed ... Read More »

Sajad Lone visits several areas of his constituency

Directs officials to redress grievances of people Srinagar, Jul 21 (KNS): Minister for Social Welfare, ARI & Trainings and Science & Technology and MLA Handwara, Sajad Gani Lone has visited several areas in his constituency. During his visit to constituency, Lone visited various areas including Sharkoot, Trathpora, Dahama, Vilgam, Dingree and Punzwa. Lone also met people and various deputations in order to take stock ... Read More »

A killing with three versions

Budgam, July 21, CNS: After the killing of a youth in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district Police and Army released their separate versions almost clashing with each other.      Police said Army opened fire in Beerwah after mistaking fire cracker sound for grenade blast while Army said some stone-pelters tried to snatch weapons from the patrol party.       People who were accompanying ... Read More »

Usman Majeed condemns civilian killing, demands action against culprits

Bandipora, July 21: General Secretary JK Pradesh Congress Committee & MLA Bandipora Usman Majid has strongly condemned the killing of a civilian in Beerwah on Friday.           In a statement issued today, the legislator said there was indiscriminate and disproportionate use of force by the law enforcing agencies that resulted in killing of a young Tanveer Ahmad after succumbing to ... Read More »