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MGNREGA staff calls for 5-day strike from Feb 4 against Minister’s remarks

Srinagar, Feb 2, CNS: Staff working under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) on Thursday announced five day strike beginning from February 4against what they termed as “highly condemnable” statement by Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Abdul Haq in the just concluded state assembly session. “The minister Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Abdul Haq has gravely ... Read More »

Authorities suspend medico after the death of pregnant woman

Protesters disrupt traffic on Srinagar-Jammu highway Banihal, Feb 2, CNS: The death of a pregnant woman sparked a protest in Banihal town of Ramban district on Thursday while agitated protesters much to the discomfort of the commuters blocked the traffic on Srinagar-Jammu highway for hours. The woman according to protesters died due to non-availability of Gynecologist in the Sub-District Hospital ... Read More »

Dead bodies of Karnah people lying in Chowkibal from two weeks

Snowfall aftermath: Government in Slumber Kupwara, Feb 2, CNS: The ‘callous and insensitive’ approach of the administration have put people of Karnah Tehsil in frontier district Kupwara in great trouble as from past 15 days couple of dead bodies are lying near Chowkibal, while the administration as per locals has let down these mourners who are unable to take these dead ... Read More »

47 employees found absent in Sumbal

BANDIPORA, FEBRUARY 02: To ensure attendance of employees in government offices, Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM) Sumbal today made a surprise inspection of various offices. During the inspection, SDM found 47 employees unauthorizedly absent from duty. Action under rules was initiated against the absentees. On the occasion, SDM asked the employees to be punctual to their duties and address peoples grievances ... Read More »

Restrictions imposed under Section 144 near encounter sites in Baramulla

          BARAMULLA, FEBRUARY 2: District Magistrate Baramulla, Dr. Nasir Ahmad Naqash, today imposed restrictions on the movement of people under section 144 CrPC within the radius of 3 kms from counter-insurgency operation sites falling within the jurisdiction of Baramulla district. The restrictions have been placed in view of the growing number of incidents wherein people  marched towards encounter sites ... Read More »

Mehbooba inspects Jhelum dredging, expresses dismay over tardy pace

Takes whirlwind tour of Noor Bagh, Kreshbal, Panzinara; Listens to peoples’ woes SRINAGAR, FEBRUARY 02:  Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today expressed her unhappiness over the slow pace of dredging and de-silting in river Jhelum. She directed the concerned Department to seek an explanation from the executing agency about the reasons for the delay in achieving the targets. The Chief Minister ... Read More »

Zulfkar stresses on maximum transparency in FCS&CA Deptt

  JAMMU, FEBRUARY 02: Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) Choudhary Zulfkar Ali on Thursday stressed on need to enhance transparency in the functioning of FCS&CA, and issued various instructions in this regard to make it possible. Speaking during a review meeting the Minister said department has work proactively in providing information to people, especially to its ... Read More »

State’s tourism industry’s focus on evolving into a ‘niche destination’

Inaugurates Capacity Building Workshop on ‘Promoting Destination Sustainability through Eco-Tourism Initiatives’ JAMMU, FEBRUARY 02 – The Minister of State for Tourism, Priya Sethi today laying stress on employing sustainable, eco- tourism initiatives in the state, said that development and improvement in infrastructure is priority of the government but it should not be at the cost of destroying or disturbing the ... Read More »

Fish production touches 22068 quintals in Bandipora

          BANDIPORA, FEBRUARY 02: Fish production reached 22068 quintals in Bandipora district last year, while as efforts are afoot to increase the production and improve the socio-economic conditions of fishermen, this was stated during a function today organized by the Fisheries Department here. The District Development Commissioner Bandipora presided over the function, which was also attended by Additional Deputy Commissioner, ... Read More »

Dy Chief Minister reviews power availability in Kashmir

Calls for extraordinary efforts, continuous innovation for 24X7 electricity supply SRINAGAR, FEBRUARY 02: Deputy Chief Minister, Dr. Nirmal Singh, today called for mobilizing extraordinary efforts and continuous innovations in work execution to realize the dream of round the clock uninterrupted power supply in the State. Dr. Singh, who is also Minister for Power Development, said this while chairing a meeting ... Read More »