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PM Modi to inaugurate Kishanganga Hydel power project tomorrow

  JK to get only 13 percent free power from 330MW Kishanganga project Srinagar, May 18 (KNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi scheduled to arrive Srinagar tomorrow will inaugurate Kishanganga Hydel Power Project tomorrow. Official sources told Kashmir News Service (KNS) that 330MW Kishanganga Hydel Power Project on which the work was started in the year 2007 has been built at an estimated cost ... Read More »

Conscientious role of people pivotal for Dal, Nigeen Lake conservation: Tassaduq Mufti

Directs pacing up de-weeding, cleaning of water bodies Srinagar, May 18 (KNS): Minister for Tourism, Tassaduq Hussain Mufti, today visited the interiors of Dal and Nageen Lakes to take stock of the ongoing de-weeding and cleaning process at these water bodies. The Minister went around Chinar Park, Dalgate, Nehru Park, Zabarwan Park, SKICC, Dal Lake and Nageen lake interiors and ... Read More »

As tribute to its rich history, Srinagar to get separate museum: Naeem Akhtar

Dismayed over potential fire hazards at Old Secretariat building housing rare archives Srinagar, May 18 (KNS): Highlighting the significance of Museums as means of cultural exchanges, Minister for Culture, Naeem Akhtar, today said the State Government will carve out a separate museum for the capital city Srinagar as a tribute to the city’s rich history. “The old building (of SPS ... Read More »

Geelani barred from offering Friday prayers

Hurriyat terms it as ‘brazen interference in religious affairs’ Srinagar, May 18 (KNS): Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman, Syed Ali Geelani, who continues to be under house arrest, was again not allowed to offer Friday prayers,” a spokesman said. Flaying the administration, Hurriyat (G) in a statement issued to KNS said, “It is a brazen interference in religious affairs and his continued detention ... Read More »

Ahead of PM’s visit, Dalgate-Nishat road sealed

Security forces asked to remain on high alert: DGP Srinagar, May 18 (KNS): Amid tightened security, the authorities on Friday sealed the Dalgate to Nishat road in view of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s scheduled visit to Srinagar on Saturday. Modi is scheduled to visit Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday to lay the foundation stone for Srinagar Ring Road and Jammu Ring Road at separate ... Read More »

Three militants killed in north Kashmir gunfight

Srinagar, May 18 (GNS): Army on Friday claimed to have killed three militants in a gunfight at Brinjal forest area of Vilgam, Handwara in north Kashmir's Kupwara district. An army official told news agency GNS that soldiers of 15 RR intercepted a group of militants believed to be infiltrators atBrinjal forest adjacent to Shahnagar Jat Gali, around 7 kilometres away from ... Read More »

India must make adult immunization an integral part of routine patient care: Experts

This World Immunization Week, doctors urge for greater emphasis on adult immunization as ‘a necessary health investment’ Srinagar: Theme of thisWorld Immunization Week (April 24-30) was “Protected Together, #VaccinesWork”. Health experts are urging for increased focus on immunization for older adults which is an overlooked but critical health issue in India. This call-to-action comes in light of our country’s growing ... Read More »

Protest in Budgam against massacre in Palestine

Aga Hassan expresses heartfelt condolences to people of Palestine in Gaza Budgam, May 18 (KNS): Anjumna Shari Shian Friday organized a massive protest demonstration against massacre of innocent people of Palestine by Israeli Fascist Forces in Central Kashmir’s Budgam. Hundreds of people participated in the protest demonstration that was led by Anjuman Shari Shian President Aga Syed Hasan Almosvi Alsafvi. Aga Syed ... Read More »

KU postpones all exams scheduled tomorrow

Fresh dates for deferred examinations shall be notified separately later Srinagar, May 18 (KNS): All Kashmir University examinations scheduled to be held tomorrow have been postponed.  Fresh dates for the deferred examinations shall be notified separately later, said a spokesman.  "However, the examination of 3rd semester CBCS (Batch 2016), which was scheduled to be held on May 19, 2018 (Saturday), is rescheduled and shall ... Read More »

Hailstorm damage crops, walnut trees in Karnah villages

Farmers, growers appeal Govt to provide compensation Srinagar, May 18 (KNS): Hailstorm wrecked havoc in several areas of Karnah Tangdarh in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, causing damage to crops and walnut trees. According to the KNS correspondent, Peerzada Syed, the hailstorm on Friday afternoon caused extensive damage to orchards and crop fields in many areas of Tangdarh Karnh including Tangdar, Gumal, Nowpora, ... Read More »