Hurriyat condemns re-arrest of Masarat Alam

Hurriyat condemns re-arrest of Masarat Alam

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat Conference (G) on Friday slammed authorities for re-arresting the incarcerated senior resistance leader and Muslim League chairman Masarat Alam “in an old case and filing fake cases against him to prolong his detention”. Hurriyat spokesman Ayaz Akbar in a statement issued here said, “It is quite strange and deplorable that authorities don’t follow […]

9 candidates in fray for Srinagar

9 candidates in fray for Srinagar

Srinagar: According to the Returning Officer, 2-Srinagar Parliamentary Constituency, all the nine candidates whose nomination papers were found valid as per provisions of the People Representation Act 1951 are contesting the forthcoming by-elections for the Srinagar Parliamentary seat which is going to polls April 9, 2017. The candidate in the fray are Farooq Abdullah of […]

Preventing Mirwaiz from offering Friday prayers ‘frustration’ of government: Hurriyat (M)

Preventing Mirwaiz from offering Friday prayers ‘frustration’ of government: Hurriyat (M)

SRINAGAR: Strongly condemning the house arrest of its chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and not allowing him to offer Friday prayers at Jamia Masjid, the Hurriyat Conference (M) has said the way government was imposing curbs on political and religious activities of Mirwaiz and other resistance leaders reflects the “worst example of dictatorial policies”. In a […]

‘Authorities have decided to detain Geelani for life’

‘Authorities have decided to detain Geelani for life’

SRINAGAR: Huriyat Conference (G) has slammed the government for continuously disallowing its chairman Syed Ali Geelani to offer Friday prayers. In a statement issued here, a spokesman of the conglomerate said stopping pro-freedom leaders from performing their religious responsibilities is gross violation of human rights and interference in the personal and religious rights. Criticising authorities, […]

Hajj-2017: Pilgrims to submit Rs 81000 by April 5

Hajj-2017: Pilgrims to submit Rs 81000 by April 5

SRINAGAR: According to the Executive Officer State Haj Committee, provisionally selected Haj-2017 pilgrims have to deposit advance Haj amount of Rs 81,000 each as first installment by April 5, 2017. He said that the payment can be deposited online on Haj Committee of India website (www.hajcommittee.gov.in) or offline in State Bank of India account number […]

Youth festival Sount-2017 concludes at Kashmir University

SRINAGAR: Spring Youth Festival Sount -2017, organised by Kashmir University’s Department of Students Welfare, concluded with the prize distribution ceremony. During the four-day festival, students from colleges, KU departments and other universities participated and competed in events including debate, elocution, poster-making, collage, painting, cartoon-making and spot photography. Felicitating the awardees, S.P (Traffic) Srinagar, Sargun Shukla […]

GMC Srinagar conducts goiter survey in Kashmir

Srinagar: The Department of Community Medicine, Government Medical College, Srinagar, is conducting a goiter survey in Kashmir for which 30 schools have been randomly selected from four districts. Describing the survey as the largest so far, Dr Muhammad Salim Khan, HOD Community Medicine and principal investigator of the study said that Kashmir is a known […]

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