Mirwaiz Funeral: When Road In Hawal Was Painted Red

[[{“type”:”media”,”fid”:”5347″,”view_mode”:”wysiwyg”,”instance_fields”:”override”,”attributes”:{“height”:”100″,”width”:”100″}}]] Srinagar: “Bodies were lying all around me. Blood was profusely oozing out from my legs. I held my breath, acted as dead and was shocked to see security personnel frisking the pockets of dead and robbing them of their belongings,” a witness of 21 May, 1990, Srinagar bloodshed shared the horror with Current News […]

Need to Safeguard Sacrifices, Pursue Cause Tirelessly: Geelani

SRINAGAR: Remembering all the “martyrs of Kashmir” including Moulana Mohammad Farooq, Khawja Abdul Gani Lone and those of Hawal, Hurriyat patriarch Syed Ali Geelani Friday prayed for highest place in Jannah for them. “The best way to pay tributes to our martyrs is that we should continuous and tirelessly pursue the cause of our freedom […]

Zainakote youth’s father seeks capital punishment for accused CRPF men

Srinagar: Father of Zainikote engineering student killed in CRPF firing last year on November 7, on Thursday lashed out at State Government for not taking any action against the accused paramilitary personnel even as the enquiry report of Additional DC Srinagar “found them guilty and recommended action as per law”. Gowhar Nazir Dar, son of […]

Akhtar visits Ganpatyar mandir to extend personal felicitations on Ganesh Chaturthi

SRINAGAR: Minister for Education, Mr Naeem Akhtar today visited famous Ganesha Temple at Ganpatyar in Srinagar to felicitate the Kashmiri Pandit devotees on Ganesh Chaturthi. Kashmir Pandit Sangharsh Samiti President, Mr Sanjay Tickoo was also present on the occasion. PRO to Chief Minister, Mr M K Dhar also accompanied the Minister to extend Ganesh Chaturthi […]

Malik meets Mirwaiz; ‘No Kashmiri will Accept Change in JK Demography’

SRINAGAR: Continuing with its efforts to “forge unity” among Kashmiris “to resist Indian conspiratorial agenda”, JKLF chief Muhammad Yasin Malik Friday met Hurriyat Conference (m) chairperson Mirwaiz Muhammad Umar Farooq.A JKLF statement said that Yasin also met president of Jamiat Ahlihadees Moulana Ghulam Muhammad Butt and president of Batamaloo General Bus Stand Batamaloo Bashir Ahmad […]

After meeting with Govt, civil sect employees cancel boycott prog

Srinagar: Civil Secretariat employees have cancelled the boycott programme of the upcoming Assembly session following “assurances” by the government to redress their demands. Chairman Civil Secretariat Employees Coordination Committee Ghulam Rasool Mir told KNS that the boycott programme has been cancelled after the union leaders held a meeting with top officials of the state about […]

Ready to engage champions as physical Education Teachers: PETs

Srinagar: The private schools of Kashmir valley are ready to recruit champions of national and international repute as physical education teachers to help students perform exceptionally well in sports.  In a statement issued to KNS, on Friday the Association has decided to recruit the champions, who excelled well in national and international tournaments as teachers […]

It’s ‘Jugglery of Words’: KEA Reacts to Govt Stand

Srinagar: Terming the recent remarks by the government spokesman as “jugulary of words”, the Kashmir Economic Alliance Friday said the “government clarification” has raised more queries than answers it was supposed to offer on the land issue. “Since last year the same spokesman has been trying to befool people through words like ‘inclusive and exclusive’ […]

Govt committed to provide quality food to people: Zulfkar

JAMMU:– Minister for Consumer Affairs & Public Distribution Chowdhary Zulfkar on Friday said that it is the duty of the government to provide sufficient amount of nutrition in the essential commodities to its citizens and government is committed to deliver on this front. Speaking at a sensitization workshop, the Minister said a sizeable population of […]

JK being promoted as MICE destination

Srinagar:- To promote Jammu Kashmir as an ideal MICE destination, JK Tourism department is participating in three-day Global MICE Travel Mart in New Delhi that began on Thursday. An official of the department said that hundreds organizers from across the globe are participating as buyers in the conference. The mega event is a joint effort […]

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