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Daily Archives: May 7, 2016

No land allotted for Sainik Colony: Govt

  Srinagar | May 07 (PTK):  The State Government today made it clear that no land has been allotted or is being allotted anywhere in Kashmir for any housing project in the name of Sainik Colony. “Like some other sections of the working class and professionals, the ex-servicemen belonging to the State have been demanding land for a housing colony, ... Read More »

Establishing of colonies for occupational forces not acceptable: Malik

Srinagar | May 07 (PTK): Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik  who is undergoing medical  treatment in Delhi has strongly condemned the “establishing of residential colonies for occupational  forces of India in Kashmir” a party statement said. While terming this as a RSS led conspiracy to change Muslim character of Jammu Kashmir and also change its demography, ... Read More »

Wake up or breathe your last breath: Geelani to people

Srinagar | May 07 (PTK): Terming the “establishing” of Sainik colonies in Kashmir for “killing of the Kashmiri nation”, Chairman Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Geelani Saturday cautioned people either  “resist or breathe your last breath”. “The situation for the Kashmiri people and any carelessness on this sensitive occasion will prove a final nail in the coffin of our existence, ... Read More »

Govt to complete 100% electricity metering by 2019

Hadi Hidayat Srinagar | May 07 (PTK): After missing several deadlines, government has set up 2019 deadline for installation of 100 percent electricity metering in Jammu and Kashmir. According to a recent petition submitted by the Power Development Department to the SERC, it has projected installation of 1147723 metres from 2015 to 2019 in domestic and non-domestic categories of which ... Read More »

You are your best advocates, Mehbooba tells youth

‘Will invest to empower, educate, employ’ Srinagar, May 7 (KNS): Placing great hope and expectations on the vast potential of the state’s youth, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, Saturday, said her task is cut out in creating an enabling environment that allows abundant employment opportunities for the youngsters. She said youth have been the biggest casualty of more than two decades ... Read More »

3 years on, Sumbal Foot Bridge yet to get completed

Traders threaten agitation Bhat Zahoor Sumbal, May 6: At the mercy of R&B department, a 100-metre foot bridge at Sumbal is yet to get completed. After three years of inauguration the department has constructed only a single pillar for the bridge. The bridge which is underway in construction was inaugurated by MLA Sonawari and former Higher Education Minister Mohammad Akbar ... Read More »

Minister suspends CAPD Storekeeper in Shalimar

Srinagar, May 7: Minister for Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution Department hold surprise visits in Srinagar City and outskirts during which a Store Keeper was suspended and enquiry ordered in the shortage of foodgrains in Shalimar area. The Minister visited various localities of Srinagar city and checked ration depots in Raj Bagh, Shalimar and Nishat area. During the surprise check, Minister suspended ... Read More »

EJAC hits JK Bank from left, right centre

Asks it to shun anti-employees policies Srinagar, May 7, CNS:  Employees Joint Action Committee (EJAC) Saturday alleged that Jammu and Kashmir Bank adapts dual standard in providing loans to the state and non-state subjects. While addressing a session of EJAC, President Abdul Qayoom Wani said that the Bank is providing soft loans to the corporate houses on easy interest rates, ... Read More »

‘Scores re-employed’ Muslim Wakf Board violates its own order

  Srinagar, May 7, CNS: In a brazen violation of its own order, Muslim Wakaf Board has re-employeed scores of employees. The Board that spends 95 per cent revenue on the salaries of it army of employees had issued an order banning re-employment. The irony is that Secretary Muslim Wakf Board who issued the said order has also been re-employed. ... Read More »

Move to UN against India’s plan to settle ex-soldiers in Kashmir: Andarbi appeals Pak

‘Setting up of Sainik colonies extension of India’s colonial policies in Kashmir’ Srinagar, May 07 (KNS): Chairperson Dukhtaran-e-Millat, Mohtarma Syedah Aasiyeh Andrabi, has appealed the government of Pakistan to move to the United Nations Organization against government of India’s plan to settle serving and retired army personnel in residential clusters in Kashmir. “As a member of the UN, the government ... Read More »