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Daily Archives: May 20, 2016

Jamkash launches new Alto 800 in Bandipora

Bandipora, May 20: Jamkash Vehicleades on Thursday launched new Alto 800 in Bandipora. JK Bank Branch Head Sheikh Mudasir unveiled the vehicle in presence of Mudasir Nabi in-charge Jamkash Bandipora. Team leader- Jamkash Bandipora Hafeezullah Lone with the tag line “Toh Chalein kya?” Lone said the new Alto 800 is a lot more fuel efficient. Alto 800 now delivers a ... Read More »

45% of Kashmir’s population faces mental distress, says study

  The Hindu New Delhi, May 20: Due to exposure to traumatic events, over 1.8 million adults — or 45% of Jammu & Kashmir’s population — suffer from some degree of mental distress, according to one of the largest mental health surveys conducted by the medical humanitarian organisation, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), in the region. Ten per cent of these ... Read More »

45% of Kashmir’s population faces mental distress, says study

  The Hindu New Delhi, May 20: Due to exposure to traumatic events, over 1.8 million adults — or 45% of Jammu & Kashmir’s population — suffer from some degree of mental distress, according to one of the largest mental health surveys conducted by the medical humanitarian organisation, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), in the region. Ten per cent of these ... Read More »

Non-allotment of accommodation Court comes to the rescue of a visually impaired lawyer

Expresses displeasure and directs personal appearance of Director Estates    Jammu, May 20, CNS: Justice B.S. Walia of Jammu Kashmir High Court (Jammu Wing) came to the rescue of a visually impaired lawyer Suraj Singh who made a mention before the Court that despite the directions passed by the State High Court on November, 27, 2012 to accord consideration for allotment ... Read More »

Cabinet Deferred NEET by a Year

  Kupwara, May 20, CNS: The Indian Cabinet on Friday reportedly cleared an ordinance that would postpone the implementation of National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET), a common medical entrance examination for medical and dental courses, for one year. The first phase of the exam was conducted on May 1 and the second was scheduled for July 24. The announcement ... Read More »

Div Com fixes meat rate at Rs 400 per Kg

Orders regular market checking to ensure price control Srinagar | May 20 (PTK): Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon, today convened an officers meeting to fix price of various essential commodities especially mutton. Deputy Commissioners of Kashmir Division attended the meet via video conferencing. The meeting was also attended Director CA&PD Kashmir, representatives of Meat Wholesale Dealers, Traders Manufacturers, ... Read More »

RSS, collaborators ‘nefarious designs’ will be defeated: Mirwaiz

Srinagar | May 20 (PTK): Cautioning that attempts of harming the religious and cultural identity of Kashmiris and changing the demography of the region by converting Muslim-majority into a minority were being made under a well planned design, All Parties Hurriyat Conference Chairman, Mirwaiz Dr. Moulvi Muhammad Umar Farooq Friday said a joint strategy would be devised to meet these ... Read More »

Centre rules out transfer of NHPC power projects to JK

  Srinagar | May 20 (PTK): Reiterating its stand, The Centre government Friday again ruled out transfer of hydro-power projects operated by the National Hydro-power Corporation to Jammu and Kashmir and also denied to increase the power share from these projects. “States put forward lot of demands to the centre, but demands cannot be translated into decisions,” Union minister for ... Read More »

‘Don’t fall into trap of communal forces’

 Shah to Kashmiri Pandits Srinagar | May 20 (PTK): Reiterating that the pro-freedom camp has time and again clarified its stand on the issue of rehabilitation of Kashmiri Pandits, the incarcerated chairman of Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) Shabir Ahmad Shah on Friday said any move aimed at changing the demography of Jammu and Kashmir will never be allowed at any ... Read More »

Politicizing contentious issues by opposition inappropriate, unfortunate: PDP

Srinagar | May 20 (PTK): Senior leader and PDP Chief-spokesperson, Dr.Mehboob Beg has castigated the Opposition for trying to mislead the masses on issues regarding Sainik Colony, Pandit rehabilitation and Industrial policy. Dr.Beg appealed to all sections of the society to refrain from falling prey to the politicization of these issues and said that the government has been unambiguous in ... Read More »