|Alam’s arrest turns Srinagar into battle field|
15 persons arrested in clashes, Mirwaiz led protests against Tral incident Mirwaiz leads protest rally
Srinagar, Apr 17 (KNS): Kashmir valley Friday witnessed a series of demonstrations against the recent Tral incident with the protesters at various place fighting pitching battles with the security forces in which injured more than 15 persons.
According to KNS correspondent, youth assembled in groups on the streets of Srinagar moments after the government detained separatist leader Masarat Alam B...
|Protests erupt in Tral, several injured|
Srinagar, Apr 17 (KNS): At a time when government foiled Tral chalo program of Syed Ali Geelani, violent clashes broke out in the area on Friday against the killing of two youth during the recent gun battle.
Police had to resort to tear gas shelling and fired several rounds of bullets in air to control the angry protesters who took to streets and fought pitched battles with the security forces. ...
|PDP workers express anger against Paddar’s visit to Devsar|
Resentment genuine: Sartaj Madani
Srinagar, Apr 17 (KNS): The Minster of State (MoS) for Forests and senior PDP leader Abdul Majeed Paddar Friday had to witness the wrath of the Party workers who expressed their resentment against his visit to Devsar assembly segment.
Reports informed KNS that Paddar had on Thursday visited Devsar constituency and met several delegations without intimating the PDP workers in the area. The party ...
|Hurriyat (G) terms arrests, house arrests of separatists as “state terrorism”|
‘Mufti’s promises to give political space to separatists proved a hoax’
Srinagar, Apr 17 (KNS): While terming the house arrest of its chairman Sayed Ali Geelani, detention and house arrests of other leaders including Masarat Alam Bhat and restrictions on the “Tral chalo as state terrorism”, Hurriyat Conference (G) Friday condemned it in strong words.
In a statement to KNS Hurriyat (G) spokesman Ayaz Akbar said, “Killing of an innocent civilian and then not allowing ...
|JKLF hunger strike from Saturday|
Srinagar, Apr 17 (KNS): A 30-hour long token protest hunger strike and one day seminar organized by Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) against the proposed construction of Israeli type home land colonies for Pandit brethren will be held on Saturday and Sunday.
“The program will start at 9:00 a.m. on 18 April and will continue till after noon on 19 April. On 19 April, a seminar in this connect...
|Can’t remain mute spectators over killings of youth: Shah|
Srinagar, April 17 (KNS): Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) chairman Shabir Ahmad Shah Friday said that “oppression, suppression, grave right violations and killings” cannot stop him from pursuing the goal of freedom.
“Such situation is totally unacceptable to us. With the support of people and by keeping in view their sentiments, we’ll strongly resist such situation,” Shah said in a statement to K...
|DAK sounds colossal Hepatitis-C epidemic in valley|
Srinagar, Apr 17 (KNS): Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) Friday said Hepatitis-C virus (HCV) infection has affected large number of people in the valley and has reached to epidemic proportions.
In a statement to KNS President DAK Dr Nisar ul Hassan said that 65 positive cases and eight deaths due to HCV infection in Saagam village of Kokernag is alarming and the figure is an underestimate as ma...
|PDP to ensure expansion of its ideology, agenda: Nizam-ud-Din Bhat|
Srinagar, Apr 17 (KNS): PDP General Secretary Nizamudin Bhat Friday said that J&K State has finally got a credible alternative in PDP which will lead its people to political stability, regional integration and economic growth.
In a statement to KNS he recalled the commitment and continuous struggle of party workers to earn the party this enviable position. He hoped that PDP’s agenda of peace, r...
|Altaf Bukhari visits LD Hospital|
Reviews construction work, patient care facilities Donates two ambulances from CDF
Srinagar, April 17 (KNS): Minister for Public Works, Floriculture and Gardens & Parks Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari Friday visited the tertiary care maternity hospital Lal Ded and reviewed the patient care facilities, infrastructure and the construction work on additional block of the Hospital.
The Minister visited old and the new blocks of the hospital and paid a visit to various wards to see the...
|Scuttling political aspirations will yield nothing: Er Rashid|
‘National media a fuss creator ‘
Srinagar, Apr 17 (KNS): MLA Langate Engineer Rashid has lambasted the Government for arresting Masrat Alam and keeping in house arrest senior leaders like Syed Ali Shah Geelani and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq terming the move as repressive and without any vision.
In a statement to KNS he said, “When the priority of Government should have been to address political issues of burning nature and end suffoc...