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Chering Dorjay Chairs DDB meeting of Reasi

Board approves 144.22 crore for 2017-18 REASI, March 15: The District Development Board (DDB) meeting held under the chairmanship of Minister for Cooperatives and Ladakh Affairs Chering Dorjay today. The meeting took important decision of shifting of land available with Sheep Husbandry department near DC complex Reasi for the extension of existing Court Complex and other allied development activities and ... Read More »

Voting for LC seats on April 17 as six members retire

ECI to issue notice for elections on March 22 Srinagar, Mar 15 (KNS): With the announcement of parliament by-polls, the Election Commission of India is setting the stage for holding elections for members of the Legislative Council of the JK legislature. Six seats are falling vacant on April 19 as the members on these seats will retire after two years ... Read More »

Khalid Jehangir assumes office as VC JKPCC

  JAMMU, MARCH 15 – The newly appointed Vice Chairman, J&K Projects Construction  Corporation (JKPCC), Mr Khalid Jehangir  assumed office here today in presence of Minister of Roads and Buildings  Mr Naeem Akhtar. Mr. Akhtar welcomed the Vice Chairman and assured him full support in discharging his duties. He hoped that with the joining of Khalid Jehangir as Vice Chairman ... Read More »

Khalid Jehangir assumes office as VC JKPCC

JAMMU, MARCH 15 – The newly appointed Vice Chairman, J&K Projects Construction  Corporation (JKPCC), Mr Khalid Jehangir  assumed office here today in presence of Minister of Roads and Buildings  Mr Naeem Akhtar. Mr. Akhtar welcomed the Vice Chairman and assured him full support in discharging his duties. He hoped that with the joining of Khalid Jehangir as Vice Chairman JKPCC, ... Read More »

Mehbooba pitches for opening more cross LoC routes, initiating political process in JK

‘JK gateway to Central Asia, let us explore and benefit from expanding connectivity in the region’ NEW DELHI, MARCH 15: Appealing people of the country to help in building bridges of trust in Jammu & Kashmir, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today strongly advocated opening of more routes across LoC and initiation of political process to address the challenges confronting the ... Read More »

Unlike 2014 elections, atmosphere not conducive for by-polls: NC, Cong

Ask ECI to provide adequate security Srinagar, Mar 15 (KNS): Saying that unlike 2014 elections, the atmosphere for the by-polls is not conducive, the two opposition mainstream parties on Wednesday said that the Election Commission of India must provide adequate security so that campaigning for the parliament by-polls won’t get affected. Addressing a joint press conference, former chief minister and ... Read More »

3 militants, minor girl killed in Kupwara encounter

Identity of slain militants being ascertained Srinagar, Mar 15 (KNS): Three unidentified militants and a minor girl were killed in an encounter between security forces and militants in frontier Kupwara district of north Kashmir on Wednesday. Sources said acting on specific information, police along with 41 Rashtriya Rifles, and 98 Battalion CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Jugtiyal, ... Read More »

02 drug peddlers arrested in Anantnag and Srinagar

Srinagar March, 15: Acting tough against drug abuse, Jammu and Kashmir police arrested two drug peddlers in Anantnag and Srinagar. Acting on specific information, a police party of Police Post General Bus Stand Anantnag, headed by SI Gowhar Ahmad Malla established a naka at KP road Anantnag. During the naka checking one person identified as  Ghulam Mustafa Wani son of  ... Read More »

Census begins in 63 districts today

MUBARAK ZEB KHAN ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s largest-ever population census will kick off on Wednesday (today) in 63 districts of the country after a delay of 19 years. “All arrangements have been put in place for the first phase of the census. The field staff has received the required material,” Chief Statistician Asif Bajwa told Dawn. He said as many as 118,000 ... Read More »

Former Government gunman threatens families of Sadarkoot massacre

Srinagar, March 14, CNS: Family members of the seven victims of the Saderkoot massacre of 5 October 1996 have been threatened by Abdul Rashid Parray (Rashid Billa), who along with other ex-Ikhwan (government gunmen) have been found by the police to have carried out the massacre.      As per a statement from Jammu Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society, a neighbor ... Read More »