Advisor Ganai rolls out UDID project for persons with disabilities

Advisor Ganai rolls out UDID project for persons with disabilities

SRINAGAR: Advisor to Governor Khurshid Ahmed Ganai today formally rolled out Unique ID for Persons with Disabilities (UDID) Project for enrollment, issuance of Disability Certificates and Universal ID for Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) in the State. The UDID project initiated by Department for Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Government of India is aimed at building […]

Fire erupts in Shankaracharya hills, operation to douse off flames started

Fire erupts in Shankaracharya hills, operation to douse off flames started

Srinagar: Fire erupted in forest area in the upper side of Shankaracharya hills on Zabarwan mountain range in Srinagar on Tuesday evening. GNS reports said that fire started in the forest area and flames could be seen from Gupkhar, the high-security area where official residences of most of the mainstream politicians are located. Fire and emergency […]

Tarigami reacts sharply to Guv’s ‘political parties are not so relevant in Kashmir’ comment

Tarigami reacts sharply to Guv’s ‘political parties are not so relevant in Kashmir’ comment

Srinagar: Reacting sharply to Governor’s alleged statement that ‘neither political parties nor other organizations are so relevant in Kashmir’, senior CPI(M) leader Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami said such comment could have been avoided. Rather, Tarigami said that the Governor could have advised the political leadership in New Delhi to introspect why the political process in Kashmir […]

ULB polls: Filling of nomination papers ended

ULB polls: Filling of nomination papers ended

Srinagar: The contest for the upcoming Municipal polls in Jammu and Kashmir, slated to be held from October 08 has become a smooth passage to most of the candidates in the Valley as over 200 candidates have won the elections unopposed. Notably, the filling of nomination papers for Urban Local Bodies polls has culminated on […]

Youth lay their lives for right to self determination: Geelani

Youth lay their lives for right to self determination: Geelani

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani on Tuesday accused India of committing unparallel sacrifices on the people of Kashmir since 1947 and claimed that “brutalities” committed by India have failed to silence the dissent in Kashmir. In a statement issued to KNS, Geelani said “since 1947 unparalleled sacrifices, thousands were caged and brutally […]

NIA raids residence of prominent businessman in downtown Srinagar

NIA raids residence of prominent businessman in downtown Srinagar

Srinagar: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday raided the house of a prominent businessman in downtown Srinagar in connection with alleged terror-funding. Official sources told UNI that security forces and state police cordoned off Nowhatta area in downtown Srinagar early on Tuesday morning before a team of NIA raided the house of businessman Ajaz […]

Yasin Malik detained from his Abi Guzar office

Srinagar, Oct 02 (KNS): Chairman of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), Muhammad Yasin Malik was arrested by police today from JKLF office Abi-Guzar Srinagar, a spokesman said. “A large contingent of police cordoned JKLF office at Abi-Guzar today afternoon and arrested him,” JKLF said in a statement issued to KNS. “According to police, Malik has […]

Mian Altaf anguished over alleged selective demolition drive at Sidhra Jammu

Mian Altaf anguished over alleged selective demolition drive at Sidhra Jammu

Srinagar: Prominent Gujjar Leader and MLA Kangan, Mian Altaf Ahmad has expressed his deep anguish over selective demolition drive launched by Jammu Development Authority at Sidhra Jammu. In a statement to KNS, Mian Altaf said that an anti-encroachment drive by Jammu Development Authority (JDA) has razed at least 80 structures including two dozen residential houses […]