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Daily Archives: January 16, 2017

RDD Budgam running short of funds  SBM, MGNREGA Schemes badly hit

SHEIKH SARTAJ BUDGAM,Dec 15,2016: Although, the state government is in desperate search of some populist measures but some of the schemes of Rural Development Department which have a direct bearing on a common man are running short of funds. The Rural Development Department (RDD) Budgam Schemes like SBM, MGNREGA and other schemes which have a direct bearing on day to ... Read More »

JK can become corridor for South-Central Asian economic cooperation: Mehbooba

Chief Minister calls for setting up cross-LoC cooperative mechanism JAMMU, JANUARY 16: Chief Minister, Ms Mehbooba Mufti today said that Jammu and Kashmir can become a corridor between two emerging economic hot spots – South and Central Asia – to forge regional cooperation, energy transformation, trade and transit in the region. “Taking advantage of its natural geographical location, Jammu & ... Read More »

Naeem Akhtar flags off students’ exposure visit to ISRO

JAMMU, JANUARY 16: Minister for Education, Naeem Akhtar, and Minister of State for Education, Ms Priya Sethi, today flagged off an exposure visit of 44 students for Space Application Centre (SAC) at Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) under Rashtriya Avishkar Abhiyaan component of Rashtriya Madhyamik Siksha Abhiyaan (RMSA). Naeem Akhtar, while interacting with the students, appreciated their keenness for knowledge ... Read More »

FM hails house consensus on roadmap for JK’s economic growth

  Budget 2017-18 aimed at setting off reforms, streamlining expenditure: Dr Drabu JAMMU, JANUARY 16: Welcoming the broader consensus reached in the house regarding various reformative initiatives flagged in the Budget 2017-18, Minister for Finance, Dr Haseeb Drabu today said it marks the beginning of a progressive trend with the members in agreement that there has to be a tangible ... Read More »

Strengthening of democratic system key to resolution of many issues: Mehbooba

Says Article 370 secures JK’s pluralistic ethos; Announces ex-gratia relief to Amarnath agitation victims, kin of Chamail Singh JAMMU, JANUARY 16: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today asserted that strengthening of democratic system in the State holds key to the resolution of many issues of Jammu & Kashmir even as she maintained that Article 370 not only grants special status to ... Read More »

In Assembly Er. Rasheed protests detention of juvenile and elderly persons

Seeks release of Sarjan Barkati and Masrat Alam Jammu 16 January:Lashing out at the Govt. AIP Supremo and MLA Langate Er. Rasheed today constantly disrupted the proceedings of house by entering into well  and seeking release of 14 years old juvenile Sahil Ahmad of Pamposh Colony Noor Bagh Srinagar, Sarjan Barkati, Masrat Alam, 75 year old Molvi Qyoom of Kishtawar, ... Read More »

FIR won’t be allowed against NC MLC: Chairman LC

Edu Min endorses chairman’s observations Jammu, Jan 16 (KNS): Chairman Legislative Council Haji Inayat Ali today assured the members of the legislative council that FIR won’t be lodged against sitting MLC SHiwkat Hussau=in Ganaie on the directions of a Jammu local court over his remarks on Burhan Wani the slain Hizb Commander. According to KNS Correspondent, announcing the decision to ... Read More »

Shutting doors on parliamentarians was a big blow to dialogue: Mehbooba

‘Compensation for Jammu’s land row victims on pattern of 2016 killings’ Jammu, Jan 16 (KNS): Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti here on Monday said that India can’t alter Kashmir’s geographical and historical attachment with Pakistan and will have to resume the dialogue process from where former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee has left but she simultaneously blamed resistance leadership for allowing ... Read More »