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Daily Archives: May 18, 2016

DHSK launches cleanliness drive in B’pora

Bandipora, May 18: The Department of Health Services Kashmir on Tuesday launched sanitation and cleanliness drive in various hospitals of the district. Doctors, medical and paramedic staff participated in the drive. An official of the department said the drive will continue for ten days and will conclude on May 29. Read More »

Court quashes detention of South Kashmir under PSA

Srinagar, May 18, CNS: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court Wednesdayquashed detention under the Public Safety Act (PSA) of a South Kashmir youth Irshad Ahmed Mir against whom PSA had been slapped for his alleged involvement in “anti-India activities”. The court ordered release of 23 years old youth Irshad Ahmed Mir son of Abdul Rehman, a resident of Brakpora Anantnag ... Read More »

Ban on grazing in Dachigam: Minister violates his own order

  ‘Released violators without taking any action’ Srinagar, May 18, CNS: On the instructions of Forest Minister, Wild Life Department released 8 offenders along with 17 horses who were caught by the Department employees while grazing cattle within the limits of Dachigam National Park.     The Forest Minister Chowdhary Lal Singh had recently issued an order strictly banning grazing within ... Read More »

Dorjay for equaling national average in Credit-Deposit ratio

Minister chairs 123rd BoD meeting of SCARDB; Rs 200 cr advanced to farming community SRINAGAR, MAY 17- Highlighting the significance of banking sector in inclusive growth, the Minister for Cooperative, Mr. Chering Dorjay, Tuesday underscored the need for building a strong financial sector in J&K which can respond to the growing needs of the emerging economy. Chairing the 123rd Board ... Read More »

Chief Secretary urges Banks to facilitate Entrepreneurs under Mudra, other Start up schemes

Chairs 2nd meeting of implementation Committee to enhance credit flow in J&K SRINAGAR, MAY 18: Chief Secretary, B R Sharma Wednesday urged major Banks including J&K Bank operating in the State to proactively facilitate young entrepreneurs to avail loans under the Mudra Scheme. Chief Secretary was speaking while chairing the 2nd meeting of the Committee constituted for the implementation of 12 major ... Read More »

AMK resents proposal to introduce alternate script for Kashmiri

Srinagar, May 18: Adbee Markaz Kamraz, Kashmir’s oldest and biggest federation of literary and cultural organization has expressed serious concern over a proposal being mooted by Human Resource Development ministry to introduce Devnagri as an alternate script for Kashmiri language. In a statement issued here AMK spokesperson said that the news reports coming from Delhi suggest that HRD ministry was ... Read More »

Major relief for pedestrians, vendors

Govt allots SRTC yard to Lalchowk vendors, others will be allotted space by May 28 Srinagar, May 18 (KNS): In a major relief, nearly 500 vendors of the Lalchowk wereWednesday allowed to resume their work as the government allotted them State Road Transport Corporation yard at the city centre. The vendors were banned by the government to work at the ... Read More »

Dr O N Koul delivers lecture at KU

Srinagar, May 18: Markaz-i-Noor, Centre for Shaikh-ul-Aalam (RA) Studies University of Kashmir on Wednesday organized an extension lecture by renowned Linguist, Dr O N Koul. Dr Koul has formerly held prestigious positions as Director of Central Institute of Indian Languages Mysore and Principal, Northern Indian Languages, Punjabi University Patiala. Prof Basher Bashir, Chairman of CSAS welcomed the participants and highlighted ... Read More »

Assets creation under convergence will transform rural landscape, says Mehbooba 

Orders prominent display of PMAY beneficiaries in Panchayat Ghars Calls for Aadhar-based enrolment of MNREGA workers for greater transparency   SRINAGAR, MAY 18, 2016 – Stressing upon empowerment of people at the grass roots’ level, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, today said the prime objective of all rural development programmes must be to improve the quality of life in our villages, where a major chunk ... Read More »

Law Minister for effective follow-up of court cases to avoid delayed disposal

Asks administrative secretaries to do performance appraisal of Law Officers SRINAGAR, MAY 18: Minister for Law & Justice and Rural Development; Abdul Haq today expressed concern over the frequent personal appearance of administrative secretaries and other senior state government officials in the courts and called for rigorous follow-up of the cases in the respective departments. While chairing a high level ... Read More »