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Governor congratulates SKUAST-K team for being among winners of IIGP 2.0-University Challenge

SRINAGAR, AUGUST 17: Governor N.N.Vohra has congratulated the SKUAST-K team comprising Fallah Nazir of Delhi Public School and Mehvish Hameed, Msc. Agri Engineering, SKUAST-K, for being selected among top 15 winners of the India Innovation Growth Programme, 2.0-University Challenge. The Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India had called for an open competitive call for India Innovation Growth Programme, ... Read More »

J&K Bank to support professional education of underprivileged in J&K: Chairman

  Srinagar, Aug 16, CNS: J&K Bank Chairman and CEO, Parvez Ahmed, along with his management team celebrated 72nd Independence Day at Jammu with the inmate children at Balgran – A Charitable Home for Destitute Children. The spokesman in a statement said that President Bari Brahmana Industrial Association, Lalit Mahajan, was also present on the occasion along with President Balgran Charitable ... Read More »

Trafficked bonded Labourers Rescued from Nowgam, Hyderpora areas of JK

NCCEBL team rescues 12 labourers Srinagar, Aug 16 (KNS): A team of National Campaign Committee for Eradication of Bonded Labour (NCCEBL) has rescued bonded Labourers, from Srinagar district of Jammu and Kashmir. NCCEBL, a part of Socio-Legal Information Centre (SLIC), Human Rights Network (HRLN) New Delhi, in coordination with the district authorities, raided many construction sites in Nowgam and Hyderpora ... Read More »

Dr Farooq Abdullah meets Governor

SRINAGAR, AUGUST 16: Dr. Farooq Abdullah, MP, and former Chief Minister, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today. Governor had discussions with Dr Abdullah  about the forthcoming elections to Panchayats and Urban Local Bodies. Dr Abdullah welcomed Governor’s decision to conduct these long pending polls and said that his Party looked forward to the people in the State ... Read More »

Four army soldiers injured as gunfight rages along LoC in Nowgam

Srinagar, Aug 16: Four army soldiers were injured in a gunfight at Nowgam sector along the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir's Kupwara district. A police officer told GNS that army's 8 Bihar intercepted a group of infiltrators near Sangam Post at around 9:20 am. "The group of militants after being challenged opened fire triggering off a gunfight". In ... Read More »

BJP approached me over Govt formation in 2016: Tariq Karra

   Says harming PDP was BJP’s plan from beginning Srinagar, Aug 15 (KNS): Stating that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was planning to harm the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from the beginning, former Member of Parliament (MP) and senior congress leader, Tariq Hameed Karra on Wednesday said that formation of any government in Jammu and Kashmir will be against the aspirations of ... Read More »

Advisor Vyas for speedy expansion of Srinagar drainage network

Calls for fortnightly review of works Srinagar, Aug 14 (KNS): Advisor to Governor, B B Vyas today directed for fortnightly review of drainage works in Srinagar for speeding up its upgradation and expansion.  The Advisor was chairing a high-level meeting convened to discuss the issues being faced by the people of the city with regard to the drainage network. The ... Read More »

Police file case against locals who ‘intimidated and thrashed’ a non-local political worker

    Srinagar, Aug 14, CNS: Police rescued a right wing activist after he was thrashed by locals when he tried to display Indian tri-color at historic Lal Chowk of Srinagar city. .     Eyewitnesses said that three non-local youth from right wing political party emerged in peaceful city-centre Lal Chowk on Tuesday afternoon. As they took out tri-colour and tried to wave it, ... Read More »

Army pays tribute to soldier killed in Tanghdar operation

Srinagar, Aug 14, CNS: Army Tuesday paid tribute to Sepoy Pushpendra Singh who was killed during Counter Infiltration operations on 13 Aug in Tangdhar Sector of North Kashmir’s Kupwara district.    In a solemn ceremony at BB Cantt, Lt Gen AK Bhatt, Chinar Corps Commander and all ranks, paid homage to the slain soldier.    In a show of solidarity, representatives from ... Read More »

Municipal Polls: Last date for filing claims, objections extended

SRINAGAR, AUGUST 13: According to Chief Electoral Officer, J&K, the last date for filling claims and objections for Municipal electoral rolls has been extended. In a notification issued here this evening, CEO, ShaleenKabra said the last date for filing of claims and objections is extended up to August 18, 2018. Further, last date for disposal of claims and objections is extended ... Read More »