|Wakaf fails to release funds for implementation of Hazaratbal Shrine Master Plan|
Can’t implement until houses around the shrine are removed: VC Wakaf
Srinagar, May 24 (KNS): Jammu and Kashmir Wakf Board has failed to implement the much needed Hazratbal Shrine Master Plan.
Notwithstanding the Board owning assets worth crores, it has failed to execute the much awaited Master Plan of the most revered shrine of the Valley where lakhs of devotees throng. The shrine holds the sacred relic of Prophet Mohammad (SAW).
Official sources told KNS that g...
|Stone pelters mostly minors: DGP|
‘Will hold counseling sessions for them’
Srinagar, May 24 (KNS): To tackle the growing incidents of stone pelting in the valley, Director General Police (DGP) K Rajindra Kumar Sunday said that the stone pelters were mostly minors and police will hold counseling sessions for them.
“Most of the stone pelters are minors. We don’t want to go tough against them. We will identify them and will do their counseling,” the DGP told KNS over phon...
|CSC to meet on recruitment policy, after 3 days: Dy CM|
‘Ready for modification, let people give their suggestions’
Srinagar, May 24 (KNS): The cabinet sub-committee (CSC) constituted by the PDP-BJP government on new recruitment policy is meeting here to point out the queries raised by the Governor N N Vohra.
“The CSC meeting will take place after three days to look into the queries raised by the Governor over new recruitment policy. The crucial meeting will look into the deficiencies in the policy and find o...
|JK govt team headed by Dy CM to meet Union Housing Minister|
‘To seek formal approval for construction of four Smart cities’
Srinagar, May 24 (KNS): With the central government having given nod to construction of four ‘Smart Cities’ in the State, two each in Jammu and Kashmir divisions, state government’s team headed by Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Singh is meeting with Union Housing and Urban Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday in New Delhi for formal approval.
Sources told KNS Deputy CM, who holds Housing and Urb...
|Ikhwan era a closed chapter: Akhtar|
‘NC, Cong gave political space to Ikhwanis’
Srinagar, May 24 (KNS): Senior Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader and Minister for Education, Naeem Akhtar Sunday made it clear that the revival of the dark era of Ikhwanis was not just possible as such practices were not only illegal and unconstitutional but unethical as well.
“Whosoever is dishing out such absurd views, is grossly ignorant about both- the ground realities in Kashmir and t...
|PC organises prayer meeting in memory of Ab Gani Lone, Molvi Farooq|
Srinagar, May 24 (KNS): Peoples Conference leaders Sunday urged the party workers to enroll maximum number of people towards the party so that the freedom struggle can be taken to its logical conclusion.
Addressing a prayer meeting on the anniversaries of Khawaja Abdul Gani Lone and Mirwaiz Molvi Mohammad Farooq at Sanant Nagar headquarters here they said, “People Conference has a vision and wan...
|Erratic Idea network irks valley subscribers|
Srinagar, May 24 (KNS): The Idea cellular is taking subscribers for a ride in Kashmir valley with the people accusing it of outshining the erratic network of the BSNL.
Aghast over the dismal performance of the Idea Cellular in Kashmir, subscribers said the call drops, no internet connectivity and erratic services is taking toll with the regular functioning of business houses too getting affected...
|Asiya Andrabi visits pallet Injured Hamid Nazir at JVC hospital|
Srinagar, May 24 (KNS): Dukhtaran-e-Milat (DeM) chairperson Syedah Asiya Andrabi along with a delegation of the party visited Injured Hamid Nazir at JVC hospital who was recently injured in pellet firing at Palhallan.
In a statement to KNS a DeM spokesperson said, Asiya was deeply moved by the plight of the boy. “It appears as if he has been mauled by a bear. The condition of the boy is evident ...
|Hurriyat (G) anguished over condition of Palhalan youth injured due to pellets|
Srinagar, May 24 (KNS): While expressing its deep concern and anguish over the multiple pellet injuries in head, face and eyes of the Palhallan teenager Hamid Nazir, Hurriyat Conference (G) alleged that despite the severe criticism by the human rights organizations, the police in Jammu & Kashmir continue to use the lethal weapons against the public and due to which many innocent lives have been l...
|Sack corrupt officials: DAK|
‘Seize their assets’
Srinagar, May 24 (KNS): Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) Sunday said it is shocking that as many as 100 government functionaries figure in the list of corrupt officials that has been prepared by various anti graft agencies.
In a statement to KNS President DAK Dr Nisar ul Hassan said, “These officials have amassed phenomenal wealth and assets through corrupt practices and dossiers compiled on th...