Daily Archives: January 1, 2018

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A fidayeen assault was done by the militants on the most recent day of the year in which 218 activists and militants were killed by the security powers underlines once more that the waiting turmoil in Kashmir isn’t about the numbers. Regardless of what number of militants arekilled in a year, it is probably not going to wipe out the ...

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Abdul Haq sanctions Rs 2.47 cr project for AGs Office Asks JKPCC to start construction work this week

SRINAGAR, JAN 01 :  Minister for Law and Justice Abdul Haq on Monday sanctioned an amount of Rs 2.47 crore for construction of additional accommodation for Advocate General’s Office at Jammu wing of JK High Court. Responding to the grievances highlighted by several law officers during a review meeting on Sunday, Minister personally visited the high court on Monday to take ...

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Expecting some pioneering measures for education sector in Budget 2018-19: Altaf

8700 teacher vacancies to be advertised next month JAMMU, Jan 01: The Minister for Education Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari today hinted at big announcement for education sector in the coming budget session, while announcing that the government would refer 8700 more teacher vacancies to SSB to be advertised next month in addition to 2154 posts referred already to recruitment agency ...

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Tassaduq Mufti asks IHM to upgrade syllabus for Tourist Facilitator Program

Reviews tourism-related courses taught in institute under skill development prog SRINAGAR, Jan 01: Minister for Tourism, Tassaduq Hussain Mufti today directed the Institution of Hotel Management (IHM), Rajbagh to upgrade the syllabus for Tourist Facilitator programme on the contemporary lines and asked them to improve the standard of teaching. He said this during the meeting convened to review the tourism-related ...

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Geelani pays tribute to slain militants

Srinagar, Jan 1,: Paying glowing tributes to youth slain in Letpora gunfight, Syed Ali Geelani that the youth are sacrificing their precious lives for a greater cause to serve nation and we are duty bound to carry their mission to its logical conclusion”.  Blaming India’s “haughty and stubborn” approach for continuous bloodshed in state, Geelani said: “We are a peaceful nation ...

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Triple talaq bill, allowing Muslim women without Mehram direct interference with Islam says, Geelani

Srinagar, Jan 1: Syed Ali Geelani on Monday termed the triple talaq bill   and allowing the Muslim women without Mehram as unjustified and interference with the religious matters of Muslim community, saying it is also an affront to the Muslim Personal Law. Criminalising the instant divorce practice and making it punishable offence is condemnable, Geelani said and added that altering and ...

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Lady drug peddler arrested from North Kashmir

Kupwara, Jan 1: Continuing with the special drive of J&K Police to eradicate the drug menace from the society, based on specific information, a lady drug peddler has been arrested along with charas during checking of vehicles at Drugmulla area of North Kashmir’s Kupwara district.     The lady has been identified as Mugli Begum wife of Abdul Qayoom Khan of Zurhama. ...

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UJC pays tribute to fidayeen militants

Srinagar, Jan 1: United Jihad Council Monday paid rich tributes to the fidayeen militants killed at Lehthpora CRPF training centre.    In a statement issued here, the Deputy Chief of UJC, Shiekh Jameel-ur-Rehman the slain militant Manzoor Ahmed and Fardeen Ahmed has given a message to the world that there is no alternative to freedom for Kashmir.      The UJC in ...

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Kashmir Industrial Unit Holders protest against discriminatory SROs

Srinagar, Jan 01: The Industrial Unit Holders from Kashmir Valley Monday staged a protest against SRO 519 and SRO 521 recently passed by the state government.     Scores of unit holder assembled here in press enclave Srinagar to register their protest. They were carrying placards and banner accusing State Government of bringing up with discriminatory SRO’s to devastate the industrial sector.  ...

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Local CRPF trooper laid to rest in Central Kashmir

Budgam, Jan 1: Hundreds of people participated in the last rites of slain local Indian Para-military trooper who was one among the five CRPF personnel killed in a fidayeen attack at Lethpora area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Sunday.     Sharifuddin Ganaie, a resident of Ganaie Mohalla Nagam Chadoora in Central Kashmir had joined CRPF five years back.     The ...

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