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Daily Archives: February 21, 2017

Boom in education will bring achay din for JK: Lal Singh

Inaugurates infrastructure development projects in education sector; Provides Rs 50 lakh for establishing tourist huts, guest houses at Basohli JAMMU, JANUARY 21- Minister for Forest, Environment and Ecology, Choudhary Lal Singh today said human resource development is essential for turning Jammu and Kashmir into a prosperous State. While taking a whirlwind tour to Basohli constituency, the Minister said education is vital ... Read More »

Govt making serious efforts to empower womenfolk in JK: Abdul Haq

  Minister interacts with Women Self Help Groups in Jammu JAMMU, FEBRUARY 21: Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Abdul Haq Khan today said the Government has made serious efforts to empower the womenfolk of Jammu and Kashmir and the Cooperative Movement has also helped them to establish their own identity in the society. Mr. Khan was speaking at ... Read More »

Several measures underway to give fillip to tourism activities in JK: Dy CM

JAMMU, FEBRUARY 21 – The Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh today said that the Government has initiated several measures for ensuring that the Tourism industry gets a fillip in the State besides a comprehensive programme is underway to augment the related infra. The Deputy Chief Minister was interacting with a deputation of the Jammu Hotels and Lodges Association here ... Read More »

B’pora youth starts online ‘#BetterRoadsForBandipora’ campaign to fix roads permanently

Locals pin hope on new R&B Min Naeem Akhtar Sheikh Saleem    Bandipora, February 21: With every passing day, the residents of Bandipora  are losing patience and anger against the government is brewing up for failing to repair Srinagar-Bandipora road. The youth have resorted to online protest and have started a campaign under hashtag #BetterRoadsForBandipora. The campaign has been picked up ... Read More »

Army conducts job interviews at   Baramulla 

Baramulla 21 feb 2017: Indian Army today conducted interviews for job opportunities with TATA Consultancy Services (TCS) under project “UDAAN” at Baramulla. Official spokesperson said in continuation with the development programs in Kashmir,   Rashtriya Rifles’  Sikh Regiment in Baramulla town  under the aegis of 19 Arty Brigade / 19 Inf Division  carried out telephonic interviews of desirous candidates of ... Read More »

MeT predicts more rains, snow in next 24 hours

Vehicles stranded as highway remain closed for 2nd day Srinagar, Feb 21 (KNS): As the Valley continued to receive intermittent rains, the weatherman on Tuesday predicted more rains or snow across the valley over the next 24 hours. According to the official in the Meteorological department (MeT), “There is possibility of light to moderate rains or snow across the Valley ... Read More »

Distribution of portfolios prerogative of Chief Minister: Javaid Beigh

  Srinagar, Feb 20, CNS: In an apparent snub to the two belligerent ministers, People’s Democratic Party leader and legislator Javaid Hussain Beigh Monday said that the distribution and allocation of portfolios is the prerogative of Chief Minister and a party legislator is bound to follow the directions of the Chief Minister.     “I am not questioning the conviction and ... Read More »

After Akhtar, PDP legislator trains guns on Pirzada Mansoor

  Calls Him ‘Scandalous’, Holds duo responsible for ouster of Bukhari, Mir and Pudro from Council of Ministers  Srinagar, Feb 20, CNS: After holding Nayeem Akhtar responsible for present ‘disorder’ in People’s Democratic Party, the legislator from Zadibal Constituency in Srinagar Abid Hussain Ansari Monday said that if PDP will be decimated in coming Parliament and next Assembly elections, the ... Read More »

One year on, power transformer yet to make functional

Villagers appeal govt to listen to their woes Srinagar, Feb 20 (KNS): The residents of Shatmuqam village of Drugmulla area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district are up in arms against the Power Development Department (PDD) for ‘failing to make the installed transformer functional in the area’. The residents while talking to KNS said that the authorities in the PDD department ... Read More »