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Daily Archives: May 12, 2018

Students appeal police to return their seized cell-phones

Anantnag, May 12, CNS: A number of students who have released after counseling Saturdayclaimed that they are yet to receive their seized cell phones from different police stations in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district.       Pertinently, protests had erupted in most parts of Valley after the killing of militants in Shopian while police had arrested scores of students for protesting in Anantnag district.    These ... Read More »

Marwah villagers up in arms against Govt plan to construct Bursar Hydroelectric Project

  Kishtwar, May 12, CNS: The residents of scores of villages in Marwah Tehsil of Kishtwar district here in Chenab Valley have been observing hunger strike from past one month against the against the planned construction of Bursar Hydroelectric Power Project on the Marusudar River which is a tributary of the Rriver Chenab and passes through dozens of villages in Marwah. ... Read More »

Indo-Pak armies exchange fire in north Kashmir

Srinagar, May 12 (GNS): India and Pakistan armies exchanged fire along Line of Control (LoC) in Uri sector of north Kashmir's Baramulla district last night, officials said today. A police official told GNS that the Pakistan troopers targeted army's 12 Dogra posts at Kamalkote along the Line of Control on Friday night. “The Pakistan army started firing at around 10:00 ... Read More »

JK’s first skill conclave commences in Srinagar

Our mission is to create a viable job market for JK youth: Ansari Punjab-JK can contribute in expanding entrepreneurship base: Punjab Min Charnjeet Singh SRINAGAR, MAY 12: Aimed at engaging different stakeholders in skill building, entrepreneurship and grassroots innovations, Jammu and Kashmir government today hosted first ever Skill-Innovation-Entrepreneurship conclave themed as ‘TALAASH’. The two-day event was inaugurated by Minister of ... Read More »

Accountability, transparency key to development: Altaf Bukhari

Chairs DDB Anantnag meet, approves Rs 202.19 Cr plan Anantnag, May 12 (KNS): Minister for Finance, Labour & Employment, Syed Altaf Bukhari Saturday said that accountability and transparency holds key to development and the present dispensation is committed to provide a clean and efficient administration to people. The Minister stated this while chairing District Development Board (DDB) meeting of Anantnag district to ... Read More »

Arrangements finalized for recruitment rally at Bandipora

BANDIPORA, MAY 12: District Development Commissioner (DDC) Bandipora Khursheed Ahmad Sanai today convened a meeting of concerned Officers to review the arrangements being put in place to facilitate the smooth conduct of army recruitment rally being held at Army Camp Sonerwani from May 16 to May 23. The rally is being conducted for recruitment of youth from all districts of Kashmir ... Read More »

2 Model Cluster Villages being developed in Bandipora

BANDIPORA, MAY 12: District Development Commissioner (DDC), Bandipora, Khursheed Ahmad Sanai today said that two Model Cluster Villages (MCV), with all basic amenities, are being developed in the district at a cost of Rs 10 crore each. Of these two MCVs, one is being developed in border subdivision Gurez, it was revealed. The DDC was speaking at a meeting convened to ... Read More »

Bhat again makes a plea for establishing degree college at Ajas

Srinagar, May 12: Former MLA and senior PDP leader Nizamuddin Bhat has reiterated his demand for establishing a Degree College at Ajas, Bandipora. In a statement issued here he said that Government is fairly aware about the need and requirement of the area. Bhat said Ajas falls in Banadipora assembly segment but claims geographical convenience and cultural affinity with Sonawari. ... Read More »

DC Bandipora ignores CEO’s casual leave; teachers’ fumed

KC News Bandipora, May 11: Anger has brewed among the teaching community in Bandipora after the DC Bandipora recommended action against CEO Bandipora for allegedly remaining absent on May 07-the day  Joint Resistance Leadership had called for a strike and a tourist was killed during stone pelting on Srinagar-Baramulla highway.           The teaching community and the Chief Education Office has ... Read More »

Pulwama encounter ends, militants escape, CRPF trooper killed

Two houses damaged, civilian injured during gunfight Srinagar, May 12 (GNS): Militants believed to be three in number managed to escape following a fierce gunfight in which a CRPF trooper was killed at Bargam village of south Kashmir's Pulwama district on Saturday wee hours. Official sources told GNS that an encounter started between militants and government forces including 55 RR, ... Read More »