Posts Tagged ‘ KAshmir ’

Confirmed: Modi created wave on Dal Lake

Feb 6th, 2019 | By

New Delhi: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has confirmed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi created a wave on Dal Lake in Srinagar by waving his hands at the empty lake. Thankfully, the weather office said, it hasn’t impacted the weather system drastically. “Yes, we did detect a weather system, a kind of air wave, emanating
[continue reading…]



Days after 4 kurta claims, Kashmir parties seek CBI probe into Governor’s overcoat

Feb 5th, 2019 | By

Srinagar: Days after J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik claimed to have four kurta pyjamas only, Kashmiri political parties have sought investigation into the overcoat he was seen wearing Sunday. The Jammu & Kashmir National Conference, Peoples Democratic Party and Congress are asking India’s premier investigating agency to investigate where the light-brown overcoat flaunted by Malik
[continue reading…]



GoI awards Param Vir Chakra to JK Governor’s fax machine

Jan 29th, 2019 | By
Governor Malik

New Delhi: The Government of India has awarded the highest gallantry award, Param Vir Chakra, to the fax machine of J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik, “which gave its life at the crucial moment to thwart the advancing Pakistan sponsored forces of NC, PDP and Congress”. This is the first time that the highest gallantry posthumous
[continue reading…]



We brought transparency in nepotism: PDP

Mar 2nd, 2018 | By

Srinagar: The J&K government led by Peoples Democratic Party today said it has brought transparency in corruption and nepotism (in recruitment). The vice chairman of state’s Khadi and Village Industries Board (KVIB) Peerzada Mansoor Hussain told media that recruitments have always been backdoor in all departments, however, his government brought them to the front door.
[continue reading…]



J&K makes Braille compulsory for all students

Aug 19th, 2016 | By

Srinagar: The J&K government is introducing Braille education as a mandatory subject in all schools in Kashmir to “prevent interruption in education” of children and youth losing eyesight because of pellet guns used by police and paramilitary in the state. “We have observed that the education of children is getting interrupted due to these pellet
[continue reading…]



Mehbooba bans her own videos for inciting unrest

Aug 5th, 2016 | By

Srinagar: Clamping down on ‘objectionable content’ available on the internet that ‘incites unrest’, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has banned her old government-bashing videos recorded during her days in opposition. Ms Mufti has directed the cyber cell of the police to get such content removed from the internet and take action against people sharing them. In
[continue reading…]



India outraged as pellet guns injure 4 cows in Kashmir

Jul 26th, 2016 | By

Protests broke out in many parts of India after at least four cows were injured as police and paramilitary forces used pellet guns on a crowd in south Kashmir killing one man and injuring ten others. The four cows injured in the incident had reportedly appeared at the incident site at the last moment. Indian
[continue reading…]



Data gathering by police meant for matrimonial service

Feb 9th, 2016 | By

Srinagar: Brushing aside the growing criticism over its intrusive data gathering, the Jammu and Kashmir Police today said it was collecting the details to launch a much awaited matrimonial service and website for Kashmir. The data gathering exercise has evoked eyebrows over questions asked by police like do you wear trousers of younger brother and
[continue reading…]



Modi offers selfie with Mehbooba as CBM

Feb 7th, 2016 | By

Reaching out to its estranged ally in J&K, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today offered to take a selfie with Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti as a Confidence Buidling Measure (CBM) to mend the relations. The major policy decision with far reaching consequences comes after Mehbooba demanded CBM from the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP)
[continue reading…]



Governor summons weatherman Lotus to predict government formation

Feb 3rd, 2016 | By

Srinagar: As clouds of uncertainty hover over government formation in J&K, Governor Narendra Nath Vohra has sought the help of weatherman Sonam Lotus to get a clear picture of political climate in the state. Vohra summoned Lotus to Raj Bhavan and asked him to analyse and predict the government formation in the state using his expertise
[continue reading…]