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Monthly Archives: August 2016

Governor discusses functioning of Kashmir’s educational institutions

          SRINAGAR, AUGUST 31: A meeting to discuss the issues involved in making educational institutions, particularly schools, functional in the Kashmir Valley was held under the chairmanship of Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today.           Mr. Naeem Akhter, Minister for Education; Mr. P.K. Tripathi, Principal Secretary to Governor; Dr. Khurshid Iqbal Andrabi, Vice Chancellor, University of Kashmir; ... Read More »

Law Secy for proper monitoring of court cases, timely filing of replies to avoid adverse orders

SRINAGAR, AUGUST 31:- Directing the Law Officers for rigorously pursuing the cases pending in different courts of the, Secretary, Law, Mr. Abdul Majid Bhat asked the concerned for taking proper care to present the view point  of the Government. Chairing a meeting of officers of Law Department  convened here today to review the status of Court cases including Public Interest Litigations, Contempt ... Read More »

Eco tourism projects on anvil to increase tourist footfall: Lal Singh

  Takes appraisal of the Jammu zoo project at Khanpur Nagrota JAMMU, AUGUST 31-With a view to attract more tourists and pilgrims visiting the summer capital and to help boost the economic activities, the Minister for Forests, Ecology and Environment Choudhary Lal Singh on Wednesday  said that Government is exploring possibilities to promote eco-tourism in and around the Jammu city. This was ... Read More »

91 girls given assistance under SMAS in Bandipora

BANDIPORA, AUGUST 30:  To review the progress made under State Marriage Assistance Scheme (SMAS) for poor and unmarried girls, a District Level Committee (DLC) meeting was held under the Chairmanship of District Development Commissioner, Bandipora here today. The Committee, on the occasion, sanctioned marriage assistance of Rs. 25 thousand and 5 gram gold each in favour of 91 poor unmarried girls ... Read More »

DC Bandipora reviews developmental scenario, Eid-ul-Zuha arrangements

BANDIPORA, AUGUST 30:  To review the achievements registered under various sectors during this fiscal in respect of District plan, an officers meeting was held here today with District Development Commissioner Bandipora in chair. During the meeting, the progress made by various departments and executing agencies under district plan, state plan and centrally sponsored schemes were discussed threadbare. The DDC directed the executing ... Read More »

Joint Hurriyat camp extends shutdown call till Sep 8

Date Activities Friday, 2nd September (No Relaxation)   Tehsil level Azadi March: Join for Azadi march from every mohalla, village and locality towards respective Tehsil Headquarters; Offer Friday prayers at Tehsil Headquarters.   Saturday, 3rd September (Relaxation from 6:00 pm to 6:00 am)   Occupy Airport road, Lalchowk & District Headquarters: Occupy Srinagar Airport road, Lal Chowk and District Headquarters from9:00 am to 6 pm for ... Read More »

House of PDP MP Nazir Laway set ablaze in south Kashmir

Srinagar, August 31: Protesters on set ablaze the house of a PDP Member of Parliament Nazir Ahmad Laway in south Kashmir. Reports say people were protesting after  more than a dozen people were injured as forces fired pellets on the protesters.  Nobody was present in the house when it was set ablaze by protesters in Chawalgam village of Kulgam district. Read More »

Shah asks Pakistan to act as a spokesperson of Kashmiris at UN

Asks youth to remain vigilant of black-sheeps Srinagar | Aug 31 (PTK): Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) chief Shabir Ahmad Shah on today reiterated his appeal to the people of Jammu Kashmir to continue the peaceful struggle for freedom keeping in view the Regular Session of the UN General Assembly in September. In a statement issued to PTK, Shah said: “We ... Read More »

Naqash slams authorities, police for crackdown on people

Srinagar | Aug 31 (PTK): Castigating the state authorities for launching a major crackdown on people wherein more than 2500 persons from across the Valley particularly in south Kashmir have been arrested, the Chairman Islamic Political Party – JK Mohammad Yousuf Naqash said this is an open war against the people of the State. In a statement issued here, he ... Read More »

Govt suspends two health employees for taking part in pro-freedom rally

Ramban | Aug 31 (PTK): J&K Government has suspended two of its employees in Banihal district for “taking part in protests”. Reportedly, the suspension order in this regard was issued by Deputy Commissioner Ramban on August 12. Sources said that Haji Abdul Rashid Padder and Mohammad Waseem were suspended and two enquiry teams are investigating the accusations against them. Local ... Read More »