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Geelani Appeals for Peace

Srinagar: Chairman Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Geelani has urged Muslims of Budgam district to stop indulging in any kind of sectarian clashes. “These clashes are being encouraged by the secret agencies to divert the attention of the people from the uprising against the desecration of the Holy Quran in Gool area”, Geelani said. Salahudin […]

CSC to examine modalities for creation of new admin units

Srinagar: The State cabinet which met under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday constituted a Sub-Committee to be headed by Deputy Chief Minister Tara Chand to examine the modalities for the implementation of the Mushtaq Ganaie Committee Report regarding the demands for the creation of new administrative units and to take on board […]

Panel Nod For State Council for Promotion of Urdu Language

Srinagar: The High Level Committee for the promotion of Urdu language headed by Chief Secretary Mohammad Iqbal Khanday Wednesday gave its concurrence to the proposal of the Sub Committee regarding setting up of J&K Urdu Promotion Council for the holistic and comprehensive development and promotion of States official language.  The Sub Committee under Commissioner Secretary, […]

Shabir Shah prevented from visiting Ramban

Srinagar: After being kept under house arrest for six days since Gool Ramban inident,  the senior pro-freedom leader and Freedom Party Chairman Shabir Ahmad Shah today while heading towards Gool Ramban to express solidairty with families of martyrs and injured was intercepted by a large contingent of Police at Banihal.  The Police prevented the Chairman […]

Revised Recruitment Gazetted Rules for H&FW Dept. Issued

SRINAGAR: Minister of State for Health, Mr. Shabir Ahmed Khan said that the government has issued revised recruitment gazetted service rules of Health & Family Welfare Department, adding that these rules would prove beneficial to remove the stagnation and open promotion avenues to the doctors working under different categories in the Department. This was revealed […]

Poor sanitation at children’s hospital irks patients

SRINAGAR: Patients visiting Valley’s sole Children’s Hospital (GB Panth Hospital) Sonwar face serious health problems due to poor sanitation Scores of patients who talked to KNS on Wednesday said that there was need for quick intervention to change the situation to prevent them from acquiring hospital borne infections. “Such situation can cause a serious infection […]

Power shutdown on July 25

SRINAGAR: According to Power Controller, Power Development Department, Bemina, Srinagar, in order to carry out flushing of Salal Power House, power shutdown from the Salal Power Station shall be taken by NHPC on July 25, 2013 from 0004 to 1900 hours.

Interview for Orderlies on August 17, 18 & 19

KUPWARA: According to the Principal District and Sessions Judge, Kupwara, the interview and viva-voice of the candidates who have applied for direct recruitment to the post of Orderlies in district Kupwara shall be conducted on August 17, 18 and 19, 2013 from S. No. 1 to 400 on August 17, 2013, from S. No. 401 […]

2 Kids Slaughtered, Mother Hurt in Pre-Dawn Attack

Father Among Many Suspects Rounded-Up SRINAGAR: In a gruesome incident that sent shock waves across Srinagar, two children were slaughtered and their mother gravely injured by assailants inside their home in a Srinagar suburb on Wednesday.  The children and their mother were attacked at dawn when their father Iftikhar Ahmad Lone, a prayer leader (Imam), […]

Rumor Mill Fuels Tension in Budgam, Army Deployed

SRINAGAR: After dithering for days authorities finally swung into action Wednesday and imposed curfew in affected areas of Budgam district. A senior police official said that curfew was imposed to bring the situation under control and prevent the clashes from spreading to nearby areas. “Although no fresh clashes took place in the curfew bound areas […]