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Veeri takes stock of snow clearance arrangements in Kashmir

  SRINAGAR, JANUARY 14: Minister for Roads and Buildings, A R Veeri today convened a meeting to review the snow clearance and dewatering arrangements in view of snowfall and rain predictions in the State. The Minister directed the officers to keep their men and machinery ready and clear all roads and by-lanes within the shortest possible time so that people do ... Read More »

Govt bars hotels, restaurants from billing ‘Service Charges’

Won’t allow fleecing of consumers: Zulfkar JAMMU, JANUARY 14: The Government has prohibited the hotels and restaurants from billing ‘Services Charges’ on customers.           Following directions by the Minister for Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs, Choudhary Zulfkar Ali, the Department of Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs has issued Circular No: 02 – FCSCA of 2017 whereby ‘Service Charges’ ... Read More »

Detainees lodged in different JK jails are living miserable life: Hurriyat (G)

Srinagar | Jan 14 (PTK): Chairman Hurriyat (G) Syed Ali Geelani on Saturday while hailing dedication and commitment of incarcerated pro-freedom leaders, activists and youths, appealed organisation for human rights to take serious cognizance of the plight of those lodged in different jails and impressed to use their influence for their unconditional and immediate release. Syed Ali Geelani while referring ... Read More »

Dangal’ girl Zaira Khan calls on Chief Minister

Jammu | Jan 14 (PTK): Zaira Wasim Khan, the native girl from the State, who plays the role of wrestler Geeta Phogat in superstar Aamir Khan movie “Dangal” today called on the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti. The Chief Minister enquired from Zaira about her education and interest in other creative fields like acting. The young actor briefed the Chief Minister ... Read More »

Highest electoral enrolment of 195717 recorded in JK

Total number of electors touches 7511811 Gender ratio goes up to 909; Online enrolment simplified to facilitate youth: Shantmanu Jammu, Jan 14 (KNS): Jammu and Kashmir has recorded highest electoral enrolment during special summary revision of electoral rolls – 2017. About 195717 new voters have been enrolled during the special summary revision which includes 87040 males and 108677 females. This ... Read More »

Joint Hurriyat issues new protest calendar

Urge people to observe civil curfew on January 26 Srinagar, Jan 14 (KNS): The joint resistance leadership on Saturday issued a new protest calendar, urging people to observe civil curfew on January 26. Here is the protest calendar: Protest Program for Right to Self-Determination: Activities Monday 16 January (Full Day Relaxation) Joint Dharna by Resistance Leaders Resistance Leaders and activists ... Read More »

28th Road Safety Week  concludes at Bandipora

Bandipora,14 January 2017: To spread awareness among general public about the road safety measures and traffic rules, a Road Safety Week which kick started last week concluded here today at  Sports stadium Bandipora. The theme of this year’s Road Safety Week was “Your safety, secures your family – Be cautious on Roads.” The concluding  ceremony  was organised at Sheri Kashmir ... Read More »

APHC appeals people not to fall in provocation trap

  Srinagar, Jan 14, CNS: Appealing people to maintain religious harmony and brotherhood, All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) Saturday asked them not to fall in the provocation trap of some elements who were trying to stoke sectarian and communal tensions in Kashmir by creating a rift between Shias and Sunnis. Denouncing the acts of these anti-unity forces in a particular ... Read More »

Army cordons Lawdara Bandipora

  Bandipora, January 14> Army on Saturday morning launched house to house search operation in Lowdara village of Bandipora district after receiveing inputs about the presence of militants in the village. An army official said that two to three militants are hiding in the village. Army has cordoned the entire area and search operation was going on till last reports ... Read More »

Libraries to become learning hubs for students

Deptt of Libraries to make available IT-enabled study material for NEET, JEE, CET Jammu | Jan 13 (PTK): The Department of Libraries and Research is launching a maiden initiative to provide free learning, coaching and counseling facilities to the students appearing in NEET, JEE and CET. Launched on the initiative of Minister for Finance & Culture, Dr Haseeb Drabu, the ... Read More »