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JRL calls for protest shutdown on Nov 17, boycott to Panchayat polling

JRL calls for protest shutdown on Nov 17, boycott to Panchayat polling

Srinagar: Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) of Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik have said that people will once again show their complete rejection and disassociation from the repeated election dramas being enacted by the Indian state this time in the name of Panchayat elections. In a statement issued to KNS, JRL […]

Director School Education inspects exam centers in Pulwama, Shopian

Director School Education inspects exam centers in Pulwama, Shopian

PULWAMA:  Director School Education Kashmir G N Itoo along with District Development Commissioner Pulwama G M Dar and District Development Commissioner Shopian Dr Owais Ahmed today paid a surprise visit to various examination centers where 10th and 11th class examinations are going on and took stock of facilities provided to the students. In Pulwama Director School Education […]

Health department organises camp to commemorate World Diabetes Day

Health department organises camp to commemorate World Diabetes Day

SRINAGAR: The Health department today organised a medical camp at Primary Health Centre Chanapora here to mark the World Diabetes Day commemorated across the world on November 14. Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Dr Syed Abid Rasheed Shah inaugurated the camp and inspected the arrangements made for it. Hundreds of diabetic patients attended the camp where specialist doctors available […]

Chairman J&K Peace Foundation meets Governor

Chairman J&K Peace Foundation meets Governor

JAMMU: Sh. Fayaz Ahmad Bhat, Chairman Jammu & Kashmir Peace Foundation (J&KPF), met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. Sh. Bhat apprised Governor about the activities being carried out by the J&K Peace Foundation for bringing sustained peace and peaceful co-existence in all the three regions of the State. He also […]

Advisor Kumar visit SDH Dooru, ReA Hospital in Anantnag

Advisor Kumar visit SDH Dooru, ReA Hospital in Anantnag

ANANTNAG: The Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar today visited newly constructed building of Sub-District Hospital (SDH), Dooru. The Director Health Services, Kashmir and CMO, Anantnag informed the Advisor that new building of SDH Dooru, getting constructed at an estimated cost of Rs.21.17 crore, is executed by Police Housing Corporation. It includes construction of the main […]

Panchayat Elections-2018: Govt announces holiday in poll-bound areas

Panchayat Elections-2018: Govt announces holiday in poll-bound areas

JAMMU: In connection with the Panchayat Elections-2018, beginning from 17 November, the Government has declared public holiday in the poll-bound areas. “Public holiday shall be observed within the limits of the respective CD-Blocks of concerned Districts on account of Panchayat Elections -2018, on the date of polls under the Negotiable Instrument Act-1881,” said an order […]

Panchayat Polls Phase-IV 1382 candidates in fray for 531 Sarpanch Halqas, 5201 for 4140 Panch wards

Panchayat Polls Phase-IV 1382 candidates in fray for 531 Sarpanch Halqas, 5201 for 4140 Panch wards

SRINAGAR: For the Phase-IV of Panchayat Polls, 1382 candidates are in the fray for 531 Sarpanch Halqas and 5201 candidates for 4140 Panch wards across the State after scrutiny of nominations. Voting and counting for Phase-IV of Panchayat Polls-2018 is scheduled be held on 27 November 2018. According to the Chief Electoral Officer, J&K, Shaleen Kabra, […]

CUK suspend classes till Friday to prevent protests

CUK suspend classes till Friday to prevent protests

Srinagar: The Central University Kashmir (CUK) has on Tuesday announced suspension of classes in the Nowgam campus as a precautionary measure to prevent protests by students who are demanding release of their two varsity mates arrested last week. A spokesman of the CUK said classwork of all departments in two Nowgam campuses will remain suspended […]

Div Com (K) issues avalanche warning

Div Com (K) issues avalanche warning

SRINAGAR: As per a communication of Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, there is a danger of avalanches from 12thNovember 2018 to 13th November 2018 in avalanche prone areas of Bandipora, Baramulla, Anantnag, Kulgam, Budgam, Kupwara, Ganderbal, Leh and Kargil districts of Kashmir Division. The Deputy Commissioners of the concerned districts have been asked to advise people not to […]