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Sack two ministers involved in alleged corrupt practices: Cong to CM

‘Time has come for PM Modi to implement his slogan’ Jammu, Nov 22 (KNS): Congress on Tuesday demanded asked Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti to immediately sack the two ministers allegedly involved in the corrupt practices, as reported in a section of media today, failing which congress would take to streets against the Government. Addressing a press conference at PCC HQ ... Read More »

Geelani pays tribute to Rayees Dar, Hajin slain militants

‘World community’s unconcern sole reason for unabated bloodshed’ Srinagar, Nov 22 (KNS): Paying rich tributes to the slain 2 martyrs of Hajan encounter and Martyr Rayees Ahmad Dar of Kakpora, chairman Hurriyat Conference (G), Syed Ali Geelani said that our youth lay their lives to end the age old slavery of their nation, putting a huge responsibility on our shoulders ... Read More »

War against corruption; Govt puts officials under scanner for alleged involvement in corruption cases

Srinagar, Nov 22 (KNS): State government has decided to go tough against corrupt officials and has put 200 government employees under scanner for their alleged involvement in corruption. Highly placed sources told KNS that Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has asked all cabinet ministers to act tough against the officials involved in corruption cases. They added that officials involved in serious ... Read More »

Governor reviews functioning of Kashmir’s higher education institutions

   JAMMU, NOVEMBER 22: In a meeting held at Raj Bhavan here today, the third in the series held in the past weeks, Governor N.N. Vohra discussed with the Education Minister and Vice Chancellors the issues involved in making institutions of higher education, including State and Central Universities, NIT and Colleges functional in the Kashmir Valley. Mr. Naeem Akhter, Minister for Education; Mr. P.K. Tripathi, Principal Secretary to ... Read More »

Abdul Haq reviews progress of work on under-construction Trauma Hospital Banihal

Several deputations call on RDD Minister during his visit to Ramban RAMBAN, Nov 22: Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj and Law and Justice Abdul Haq today called for early completion of Trauma Hospital in Banihal keeping in view the urgency of medical care on the Srinagar-Jammu National highway. The minister inspected the construction work of the 50 bedded ... Read More »

Veeri sets December deadline for Nashri-Chenani tunnel

Seeks status of work on Bafliaz-Rajouri stretch of Mughal Road JAMMU, NOVEMBER 22: Minister for Public Works and Parliamentary Affairs today, Abdul Rehman Veeri today set the deadline of December 2016 ending for the completion of Chenani-Nashri tunnel. Mr Veeri said this during a high level meeting convened here today to review the progress of National Highway projects. The officers ... Read More »

Educational institutions should help build harmonious society: Sunil Sharma

Attends 56th Annual Day celebrations of ABHS Kishtwar KISHTWAR NOVEMBER 22 – Minister of State for Transport (Independent charge), Revenue, Public Works (Roads & Buildings), Rural Development & Panchayati Raj, Agriculture Production, YSS, Mr Sunil Kumar Sharma today stressed on the educational institutions to pave the way for building a harmonious society and to work with a positive approach in nurturing and cultivating ... Read More »

Div Com reviews functioning of Horticulture Department

2.22 lakh root stocks imported for multiplication           SRINAGAR, NOVEMBER 22: Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, Tuesday convened a meeting to review the functioning and progress of departments of Horticulture and Horticulture Planning & Marketing. While reviewing the progress of Horticulture Department, the Divisional Commissioner was informed that Horticulture contributes nearly Rs 6,000 crore annually to the state economy, which is about 7-8% ... Read More »

Mehbooba seeks adequate protection of wildlife, strengthening of sanctuaries, reserves

Chairs 4th meeting of JK Wildlife Board Says JK rich in biodiversity, need to conserve it JAMMU, NOVEMBER 22: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today stressed on further strengthening of wildlife sanctuaries and reserves in the State so that the rare wildlife species, for which Jammu & Kashmir is known world over, are protected adequately and these places become good attractions ... Read More »

Two militants killed in Hajin encounter

Bandipora, Nov 22, CNS: After a night long cordon, government forces neutralized two young non-local militants in North Kashmir’s Bandipora district.    Acting on specific information about the presence of some militants, the joint team of army’s 13 RR, CRPF and SOG cordoned Gorikhan area of Hajin on Monday night. After night long cordon when search operation was lunached, the ... Read More »