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Daily Archives: June 24, 2016

If incentives were the sole purpose, why PC asked youth to pick gun in 1990s: AIP to Lone

  Srinagar | June 24 (PTK): Awami Itihad Party (AIP) has reacted sharply to the remarks of Sajad Lone that Kashmiris needs a healing touch to merge with the Indian mainstream. Party Spokesman in a statement issued today has said that the only healing touch Kashmiris need is resolution of Political dispute of J&K through Right to Self Determination. He ... Read More »

6 women police stations established in State: Abdul Haq

Minister for Rural Development & Panchayati Raj and Law & Justice, Abdul Haq today said that six women police stations have been established in the State, one each in Srinagar, Jammu, Baramulla, Anantnag, Udhampur and Rajouri district. While replying, on behalf of Home Minister, to a question of Dr. Shehnaz Ganai, the Minister said that during the last three years crime ... Read More »

Govt bans entry of polythene into JK

Polythene use banned in tourist places Srinagar, June 24 (KNS): Government Friday banned transport of polythene into the state and its use in tourist places. Minister for Forest, Ecology and Environment, Lal Singh said in the floor of the Lower House in legislature that polythene will not be allowed into the state at Lakhanpur Toll station. “From today, polythene transport ... Read More »

PCB, I&C officers who issued mining orders likely to face suspension

Srinagar, June 24 (KNS): The issue of SRO-105 rocked the Lower House on Friday as Opposition and some ruling legislators protested issuing of no objection certificate (NOC) to a non-state subject for carrying out mining in Jammu, even as a House Committee has been formed to deliberate on the SRO which was put on hold by the government. The Opposition ... Read More »

Two drug peddlers arrested with 5kg charas at Bandipora.

  Waheed Bhat Sumbal,Bandipora:- Continuing its drive against drug peddlers Sumbal police acting on a reliable info arrested two noted drug peddlers of Shahgund Hajin area of north kashmirs Bandipora district. Sumbal police Team led by SHO Sumbal Mehboob Bandy under the supervision of SDPO Sumbal Rasheed Akbar laid a naka near Wasikhun,Sumbal Hajin road and intercepted a ford figo ... Read More »

BOSE cancels exam after KC exposes Mass Copying

Waheed Bhat Srinagar, June 24: The Jammu and Kashmir State Board of School Education today cancels examination of mathematics subject conducted at Government Middle School (Town) after Kashmir Convener exposed visuals of rampant cheating in Class 10th Bi-annual Examination. Kashmir convener had released visuals of Mass copying earlier this week wherein students were seen sitting in a group solving math ... Read More »

Britain votes to leave EU in historic divorce

LONDON: Britain has voted to leave the European Union, results from Thursday’s landmark referendum showed, an outcome that sets the country on an uncertain path and deals the largest setback to European efforts to forge greater unity since World War Two. World financial markets dived as nearly complete results showed a 51.8/48.2 per cent split for leaving. Sterling suffered its ... Read More »

Bandipora-Gurez Road in Shambles, authorities unmoved

Poor road connectivity  hindering free influx of Tourists, Transporters. Waheed Bhat Bandipora, June :- Like the frontier cold desert region of Ladakh, Gurez valley remains cut off from the rest of the Kashmir valley for over six months during winter, leading to a life in wilderness for over 30,000 residents. All essential commodities are transported by mid October to suffice for ... Read More »