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Daily Archives: February 15, 2017

Reshuffle in PDP part of coalition ministry on cards

  Change of portfolios likely to be part of reshuffle Srinagar, Feb 15 (KNS): Reshuffle in PDP part of the coalition ministry is on cards as Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti is understood to have decided to fill the two vacant berths of his party in the coalition ministry. Sources privy to developments told KNS that Chief Minister has decided to ... Read More »

Prepare approach paper on schemes about women welfare: Mehbooba to SWD

  OSCs in pipeline to provide coordinated response to women violence victims JAMMU, FEBRUARY 15: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today directed the Social Welfare Department (SWD) to prepare an approach paper on the implementational status of all the welfare schemes for women in the State and suggest measures to make the gender friendly initiatives of the Government successful. Chairing the ... Read More »

Reconstructing JK’s Academic Edifice: Winter schooling is new buzzword

Instead of students chasing tuition centres, Govt has brought the facility to their doorstep: Naeem Akhtar SRINAGAR, FEBRUARY 15: With over 1 lakh students in J&K enrolled for free winter tuitions and another 1000 undergoing coaching in CM’s Super-50 Programme, the Education Department’s inimitable initiatives have already started making a tangible mark in the State’s  fast-transforming academic scenario. “These initiatives are ... Read More »

Bali directs for appropriate steps to ensure quality procurement of drugs

Reviews status of medicines in health institutions JAMMU, FEBRUARY 15: Minister for Health & Medical Education, Bali Bhagat convened a high-level meeting here today to review the status of procurement of medicines and diagnostic equipment for the health institutions across the State for the next financial year. Commissioner/Secretary Health & Medical Education, Dr Mandeep K Bhandari, Principals, GMC, Kashmir/Jammu, Dr. ... Read More »

Several legislators call on Chief Minister, put up demands

  Jammu Traders Federation deputation also meets Mehbooba JAMMU, FEBRUARY 15: Members of Legislative Assembly, Hakeem Mohammad Yaseen, Shah Muhammad Tantray, G. M. Saroori and Noor Muhammad today called on the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti and briefed her about the developmental issues of their respective areas. The Chief Minister appreciated the concerns of these members and assured them that Government ... Read More »

Anganwari Centres being made multi-functional community centres, 500 new to be constructed with child friendly facilities

Mehbooba stresses on effective implementation of welfare schemes JAMMU, FEBRUARY 15: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today stressed on the need for an integrated approach for effective implementation of various welfare schemes of the Government in the State. Chairing a meeting to review the functioning of ICDS Department here today, the Chief Minister impressed upon the field functionaries manning these schemes ... Read More »

AMK welcomes Govt decision to grant financial autonomy to Academy

  Srinagar Feb 15, CNS: Adbee Markaz Kamraz (AMK) has welcomed the decision of the state cabinet to grant the financial autonomy to Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art, Culture and Languages (JKACCL) and hoped that the overall autonomy of the institution too is preserved. In a statement issued here AMK spokesman said that it was a long pending issue that ... Read More »

CAPD department dysfunctional, mismanaged: NC

Srinagar, Feb 15, CNS: National Conference on Wednesday lashed out at the State Government and the CAPD Ministry for its continued mismanagement of the CAPD Department in Kashmir and said this unprecedented negligence had resulted in a catastrophic situation where thousands of families were without ration cards and ration depots were starved of supplies for months altogether. Meeting various public delegations ... Read More »

Foiling freedom marches illogical: Geelani

  Srinagar Feb 15, CNS: All Parties Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Geelani has condemned the imposition of restrictions in Srinagar and other parts of the valley on February 15 against Kulgam Chalo. Meanwhile Huriyat chairman & party General Secretary Shabir Ahmad Shah continues to be under house detention. Huriyat in its statement said that police administration in view of the ... Read More »

Bandipora Police arrests 8 Notorious Thieves

Recovers stolen items worth 5 lacs Waheed Bhat  Bandipora, February 15 :- Acting tough against the burglars across the district, Bandipora  police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested eight burglars who have stolen goods worth lakhs in Bandipora, Sopore, Baramulla and in Kupwara during last few months. This was disclosed by Superintendent of Police Bandipora, Zulfkar Azad during a press conference here today. ... Read More »