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Seminar on Drug Abuse held at Baramulla

DC Baramulla flags off “Azadi from Drugs” rally BARAMULLA, AUGUST 14: A day-long Seminar on Drug Abuse was today organized by Youth Services and Sports Department in Collaboration with District Police Baramulla at Dak Bungalow  Baramulla which witnessed the huge presence of students, civil society members and prominent citizens of the society. District Development Commissioner Dr Nasir Ahmad Naqash was the Chief ... Read More »

Kupwara Cloudburst: Secy Disaster Management asks admin to ensure safety of people

SRINAGAR, AUGUST 14: In view of cloudburst at Shamswari ridge in the district Kupwara, Secretary Disaster Management, Farooq Ahmed Shah today directed District Administration Kupwara to ensure the safety of the local population and if necessary, the affected population along with their movable property be evacuated to safer locations. Accordingly, District Commissioner Kupwara has issued an alert and directed SDM ... Read More »

Ahead of Aug 15, several pro-freedom leaders arrested

Sehraie, Laya, others placed under house detention Srinagar, Aug 14 (KNS): Amid heightened security ahead of August 15, scores of pro-freedom leaders were arrested by the police and were lodged at different Police Stations. The pro-freedom leaders from all the factions of Hurriyat were arrested and were lodged at different police stations. Hurriyat Conference (G) chief spokesman, G A Gulzar, Jammu ... Read More »

Questioning Art 35-A will re open Accession debate: Omar

‘Only state in country where Constitutional authorities take oath under States Constitution’ Srinagar, Aug 14 (KNS): National Conference Vice President Omar Abdullah Tuesday said any attempts to tinker with Art 35 A will have serious ramifications and would inevitably reopen the debate on J&Ks accession with the Union of India. Addressing the monthly Provincial Committee (Kashmir) Meeting at party Headquarters ‘Nawa-e-Subha’ in ... Read More »

Mirwaiz felicitates Pak on its 71st Independence Day

Says ‘hope Pak would continue moral, diplomatic, political support to Kashmir struggle’ Srinagar, Aug 14 (KNS): Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Muhammad Umar Farooq felicitated the people of Pakistan on the eve of the country’s 71st Independence Day. He said that he was hopeful that the country would continue to support the suppressed people of Kashmir on moral, diplomatic and ... Read More »

KEA seeks end to harassment at checkposts

Srinagar, Aug 13, CNS:  Kashmir Economic Forum on Monday called for an end of the undue harassment by Commercial Tax Department of Kashmir bound goods trucks at Lakhanpur.      Kashmir Economic Alliance Vice Chairman, Ajaz Shahdhar expressed his anguish over the harassment of Kashmiri Traders by the officials at the check post.    He said after the introduction of Goods and Service Tax (GST), Government ... Read More »

Targeting families of militants: PDP legislator to boycott Aug 15 celebrations as a mark of protest

  Srinagar, Aug 10, CNS: People’s Democratic Party legislator from Tral, Mushtaq Ahmed Shah Friday appealed Governor Administration not to harass the relatives of militants. He said this move will have serious implications and it will further alienate the already depressed youth of South Kashmir.    Shah’s appeal came in wake of detention of over a dozen people, mostly relatives of militants ... Read More »