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Mehbooba moots ‘Capital City Plans’ for Srinagar, Jammu

Orders night shifts to complete projects, uninterrupted power on Sehri, Iftaar during Ramadhan    Srinagar | May 21 (PTK): In a major announcement aimed at bringing about rapid growth of the two capital cities, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, today mooted separate ‘Development Plans’ for Srinagar and Jammu districts, keeping in view the requirement for additional funds to create durable assets ... Read More »

COL appoints Dr Shahid Rasool as Dir CEMCA

Srinagar, May 21: The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) has appointed Dr Shahid Rasool as Director, Commonwealth Educational Media Centre of Asia (CEMCA). Dr Shahid is first from J&K to whom the COL has offered a Directorship. He will be joining his new assignment in first week of June. CEMCA was established by the COL as a regional centre to promote meaningful, ... Read More »

ECI issues notification for bye-elections in Anantnag

Date of poll 19th June Srinagar, May 21 (KNS): The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Saturday issued election notification for south Kashmir’s Anantnag assembly constituency which fell vacant after the demise of the chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed in office on January 07 this year. The ECI in its notification mentioned that after taking into consideration various factors like ... Read More »

JKVHA and Red Cross create awareness about ill-effects of tobacco

Aqsa Afzal, Zaheer Abbass and Sufiya Rashid stand 1st, 2nd and 3rd in symposium Bemina, May 18th:        J&K Voluntary Health Association (JKVHA) in collaboration with Regional Red Cross Society Kashmir and Education Department organized a sensitization programme for students about hazards of cigarette smoking at Govt. High School Bemina today. In his inaugural address A.M.Mir (IAS Retd) Executive ... Read More »

May 21, 1990: ‘When Kashmir Roads were painted with Blood’

  Srinagar, May 20, CNS: “Bodies were lying all around me. Blood was profusely oozing out from my legs. I held my breath, acted as dead and was shocked to see security personnel frisking the pockets of dead and robbing them of their belongings,” a witness of 21 May, 1990, Srinagar bloodshed shared the horror with Current News Service.     Tahir ... Read More »