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Kashmir’s loss has turned into Jammu’s gain: Naeem Akhtar

  Mir Farhat Jammu, Jan 24:  Minister for education and the government spokesman, Naeem Akhtar, today said that the Jammu is growing up as a cosmopolitan region, the forte which Kashmir once held. While speaking on the resolution on declaring 23 September, the birthday of Jammu and Kashmir autocratic king, Maharaja Hari Singh, as state holiday, Akhtar said that Jammu ... Read More »

70 Years after “freedom from Dogra rule”  LC passed resolution over holiday on Maharaja’s birthday 

Jammu, Jan 24 (KNS): As the upper house on Tuesday passed a resolution asking government to declare state holiday on birth day of Maharaja Hari Singh- a former ruler of the Jammu and Kashmir state, political parties across are divided in their respective stands vis-a-vis the issue. The state Congress has questioned the present regime over tabling such a resolution ... Read More »

Last date for Hajj applications extended upto Feb 6

  Srinagar | Jan 24 (PTK): According to the Executive Officer State Hajj Committee, the intending Hajj pilgrims of the State are informed that the last date for submission of Hajj application forms for Hajj-2017 has been extended upto February 06, 2017.(PTK) Read More »

PHQ clarifies, says orders of High Court implemented

  Jammu | Jan 24 (PTK): A police spokesman today clarified the ousting of 231 candidates selected, earlier, as Constables (Operators) in JKP saying that recruitment of these constables was made in terms of PHQ advertisement issued in 2007, which was challenged before the High Court and finally disposed off vide Order dated 9-5-2014 by the virtue of which selection ... Read More »

Cabinet Meeting Likely On 29th January

Jammu,  January 24: The State Cabinet is likely to  meet on 29th January in Jammu. Highly placed Sources in Civil Secretariat told that the State Cabinet is most likely to meet on 29th Jan where transfers and postings in Civil administration and Police are on the cards. Sources told that Transfers will be put on priority even though they are ... Read More »

India has no right to celebrate its Republican day, says Geelani

‘Making mockery of democracy’ Srinagar, Jan 24 (KNS): Hurriyat (G) Chairman, Syed Ali Geelani on Tuesday said that India has no right to celebrate its Republican day as they have occupied state with its military might and its presence has tormented all ethics. In a statement issued to KNS, Geelani appealed people to observe this day as a black day ... Read More »

Rs 1618 cr package rolled out by GoI in 2008-09 for return, rehabilitation of Kashmiri Migrants: Basharat Bukhari

‘Jammu Migrants registered under relief category entitled to cash assistance of Rs 2500 per soul/per month’ Jammu, Jan 24 (KNS): The Minister for Revenue, Relief, Disaster Management and Rehabilitation & Reconstruction Syed Basharat Ahmad Bukhari today informed the Legislative Council that in the year 2008-09 the Government of India sanctioned a package of Rs 1618.40 crore for return and rehabilitation ... Read More »

Fresh snowfall immobilize life across Kashmir

Sgr-Jmu, Highway closed, Air-traffic suspended, KU examinations postponed Srinagar, Jan 17 (KNS): This time weatherman predicted precisely; Fresh snowfall has crippled normal life across the Valley. The Srinagar-Jammu road has been closed, Air-traffic remained suspended. Kashmir University has postponed all the examinations scheduled upto Jan26. The 300 km, Srinagar-Jammu national highway was closed on Tuesday due to heavy snowfall at ... Read More »

Many injured as vehicle falls into canal in Bandipora

Waheed Bhat Bandipora:-A Tata sumo fell into canal in Kehnusa area of North Kashmir’s Bandipora district. Witnesses said,tata sumo was on its way to sopore from Bandipora, on reaching kehnusa, lost its way and fell into canal. All the passengers recieved minor injuries and were shifted to nearby health centre for treatment, they said. DO Aloosa,Shahnawaz Ahmad, confirmed the accident ... Read More »

Srinagar-Jammu Highway Closed after fresh snowfall

Srinagar,  January 24: In view of snowfall near Jawahar Tunnel area and slippery road conditions, no vehicle is allowed to move towards Jammu. Officials said all vehicles carrying passengers who have moved or are moving towards Jammu are requested to return back immediately. Read More »