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Daily Archives: June 10, 2016

Govt evicts 11660 Kanals of occuiped land at Bandipora

Bhat Waheed Srinagar, June 10: State government has evicted 11660 Kanals of state and Kahcharaie land occupied by people in District Bandipora. This was revealed by Minister for Revenue Syed Basharat Bukhari in State Assembly in response to a question raised by MLA Bandipora Usman Majeed. Minister said an area of state land measuring 2877 Kanals 12 Marla’s and Kahcharaie ... Read More »

NHPC REHAB SCAM: Rs 250 crore public money swindled’

‘Cases of fraud, forged records get unearthed’ Srinagar | June 10 (PTK): Startling revelations are coming to the fore about the Rs 250 crore funds NHPC had provided under the Rehabilitation plan for effectees of Kishen Ganga hydel Project. According to the sources the funds have been swindled by some influential people leaving the needy high and dry. Talking to PTK, ... Read More »

Govt to boost entrepreneurship to address unemployment: Dr. Drabu  

SRINAGAR, JUNE 10: Minister for Finance, Culture, Labour & Employment, Dr. Haseeb A. Drabu today informed that the Government is keen to boost entrepreneurship to address the unemployment problem, besides provide Skill Development Courses under various welfare schemes. Replying to a question of Rani Gargi Blowria, the Minister informed under Sher-i-Kashmir Employment and Welfare Programme (SKEWPY), 4346 beneficiaries were covered ... Read More »

Chief Minister for shifting to paperless recruitments

Mehbooba interacts with visiting members of Standing Committee of PSCs, calls for greater exchange of ideas SRINAGAR, JUNE 10: Chief Minister, Ms Mehbooba Mufti today called for shifting to paperless recruitments to ensure time-bound recruitment in a transparent manner. “We have to make better use of information technology to take the existing system of recruitments to the next level to ... Read More »

Townships for pandits not a good idea, says former RAW chief Dulat

‘Kashmiriyat means living together, not in isolated pockets’ Srinagar, June 10 (KNS): The former RAW chief and Vajpayee’s Incharge for Kashmir affairs Amar Singh Dulat while cautioning the State dispensation over establishing separate townships for migrate pandits said the prevailing situation in Jammu and Kashmir would not witness any betterment by such majors. Talking to KNS, Dulat said that establishing ... Read More »

New Advertisement Policy to strengthen journalism: Naeem Akhter

 Srinagar | June 10 (PTK): Minister for Education, Naeem Akhter today informed the House that Government would take necessary corrective measures to address various issues in the revised Advertisement Policy-2016. Replying to supplementaries by some legislators in the House, the Minister said the Government after considering the rapidly changing operational environment and the advancements in the field of Journalism over ... Read More »

Can you vote those who snatch our identity?’

  JKLF calls for poll boycott in Anantnag Srinagar | June 10 (PTK): “We cannot vote and strengthen those people who want to snatch our identity from us and want to turn majority into minority here and who are hell bent upon killing our young ones and are deployed to fulfill conspiratorial agenda of RSS on Kashmir,” said JKLF today ... Read More »

‘Ahead of Anantnag by-polls, Govt arrests Hurriyat leaders’

Whoever votes commits an act of treason: Geelani Srinagar | June 10 (PTK): In view of the Anantnag by-elections authorities have arrested several Hurriyat leaders including Ghulam Nabi Sumji, Peer Saifullah, Hakeem Abdul Rasheed, Bilal Siddiqi, Mohammad Yaseen Attaai, Bashir Ahmad Bhat, Syed Imtiyaz Hyder and dozens of other activists. Chairman Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Geelani Sahab while terming ... Read More »

A cloth merchant in Samarkand (1910)

A cloth merchant in Samarkand (present-day Uzbekistan) sits in his stall in this photograph taken by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii circa 1910. Between 1909 and 1912, Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii undertook a photographic survey of the Russian Empire with the support of Tsar Nicholas II. He used a specialized camera to capture three black and white images in a quick succession, using red, green ... Read More »

Vodafone raises funds for education of underprivileged Kashmiri children

‘Donated Rs 16 lakhs in last 3 years’ Srinagar, June 10: Vodafone India, one of India’s leading telecommunications service providers, is commemorating the holy month with a “giving” initiative which will go a long way in supporting education of underprivileged children in Kashmir. Starting from June 7th, 2016, Vodafone will donate 1 paisa for every outgoing call or recharge and ... Read More »