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Advocate General D C Raina resigns

‘I am leaving with satisfaction’ Srinagar, June 01 (KNS): The Advocate General of the state, D C Raina, Wednesday submitted his resignation to the government to “tend to his family”. Raina told KNS that he has submitted his resignation to the government at 4 pm and will formally reach the government tomorrow. “I will be to tend to my family ... Read More »

There is a lot of rhetoric in the Budget: Dr. Farooq

‘Tourists won’t come here when they find airfare expensive’ Srinagar, June 01 (KNS): National Conference President and former chief minister Dr Farooq Abdullah Wednesday lashed out at the government for proposing increase in aviation fuel levy, saying it will dissuade tourists from visiting Kashmir due to higher airfare. Farooq said that the Budget tabled by the PDP-BJP coalition contains “lot ... Read More »

100 MW solar Park coming up at Samba: Sajad Lone

Srinagar | June 1 (PTK): Minister for Social Welfare, ARI & Trainings and Science & Technology,  Sajad Ahmad Lone today said a solar park with capacity of generating 100 MWs of electricity, is coming up in Samba district of Jammu province. While responding to a question of Ajat Shatru Singh, the Minsiter said Government of India has approved establishment of ... Read More »

Mirwaiz inaugurates ‘Paradise Wood House’

Srinagar | June 1 (PTK): Hurriyat Conference (M) Chairman Mirwaiz Dr Molvi Muhammad Umar Farooq inaugurated the first of its kind art, handicraft and walnut showroom ‘Paradise Wood House’ at Lethpora, Pampore Pulwama South of Kashmir. Besides the people from Tourism sector the function was attended by Hurriyat Media Advisor Advocate Shahid-ul-Islam, Youth AAC President Sufi Mushtaq Ahmad, several prominent ... Read More »

Drabu’s budget is directionless: NC, Cong

Wahid Bhat Srinagar | June 1 (PTK): Picking holes in the budget, the National Conference and CongressWednesday trained guns on the government over the budget presented by Finance Minister Haseeb Ahmad Drabu. While participating in a discussion on the budget NC legislator Sajad Kitchloo, said, “Drabu sahab is an intelligent person and know well tricks to hoodwink people. But his budget ... Read More »

SKIMS, GMC Sgr, associated hospitals suffered loss of Rs 625 cr in 2014-floods

Minister for Health & Medical Education Bali Bhagat today said that SKIMS, Government Medical College Srinagar and its associated hospitals suffered losses of Rs 625.78 crore during the devastating September 2014 floods. While replying to a question of Qaiser Jamsheed Lone, the Minister said GMC Srinagar and its associated hospitals suffered loss of Rs. 267.96 crore, SKIMS Rs. 322.74 crore, ... Read More »

1581 vacant teaching posts in Jammu province: Naeem Akhtar

Minister of Education Naeem Akhtar today said that there are 1581 posts of teachers vacant in Jammu division and the Government is taking steps for fast tracking  recruitment of teachers to augment the education sector in the state. The Minister was replying to a question of Sham Lal Bhagat. Giving district wise break up of vacant posts of teachers in ... Read More »

Army organises ‘Uri Awami mela’ 

Uri, June 1: Army today organized ‘Uri Awami Mela’ with the theme of ‘Jawan aur Awam, Watan ke Pasban’ aimed to empower and benefit the locals and strengthen bond with public in Uri area of Baramulla district. A defence official said the mela was inaugurated by Brigadier K Somashankar, SM, Commander Kalapahar Brigade along with SDM Showkat Ali, Sarpanches and ... Read More »