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Complete Rajouri Medical College work by June 2018: Zulfkar to PWD

JAMMU, MARCH 23: Minister for Food, Civil Supplies, and Consumer Affairs Choudhary Zulfkar Ali on Thursday asked the executing agencies to expedite construction of Medical College Rajouri to make it operational by June next year. Speaking during at meeting convened to review developmental works carried out by Public Works (R&B) Department (PWD), along with Forest Department, the Minister said Chief ... Read More »

South African Adventure specialist Heidi Muller calls on CM

          JAMMU, MARCH 23: South African Adventure specialist, Heidi Muller called on the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here today. Muller explained to the Chief Minister about her various activities in adventure and expeditions across the world including her famed voyage Expedition Africa. She informed her about her experience of integrating adventure and expedition with tourism promotion.  The Chief Minister told Heidi Muller ... Read More »

PWD rebuts media reports regarding change of nomenclature of engineers

‘Fake document circulated by a section of media’ JAMMU, MARCH 23: Expressing dismay over the fake news being circulated by some media organizations regarding change of nomenclature of engineers, a spokesman of the Public Works Department (PWD) today said that no such proposal has been put up at any level in the Department. “Unfortunately some media organizations, especially the online ... Read More »

Sham Choudhary pays tributes to freedom fighters

Asks youth to follow their footsteps JAMMU, MARCH 23: Minister for PHE, Irrigation & Flood Control Sham Lal Choudhary today urged upon the youth to take inspiration from the supreme sacrifice of the freedom fighters and asked them to follow their footsteps to take the country on the path of progress. The Minister said this while addressing the gathering in a ... Read More »

Govt won’t allow encroachment of forests: Lal Singh

Minister reviews Forest Deptt’s functioning in Reasi district RESAI, MARCH 23:  Minister for Forest, Environment and Ecology, Choudhary Lal Singh today said the Government won’t compromise on encroachments, asserting that the violators would be dealt strictly under law. The Minister said this during his tour to Reasi district of Jammu region, where he took stock of working of Forest department ... Read More »

Police use teargas shells, batons to foil SBM employees protest

Detain scores of its members Srinagar, Mar 23 (KNS): Police on Thursday used tear smoke shells and batons to disperse the Saakshar Bharat Mission (SBM) employees after tried to march towards Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti’s Gupkar residence. Chanting anti-government slogans, the protesting SBM employees were demanding regularization of their duties The SBM employees earlier assembled at Lal Chowk and tried ... Read More »

EC reviews arrangements, for Anantnag, Srinagar by-polls

‘Security situation, up-gradation of polling stations discussed’: CEO Srinagar, Mar 23 (KNS): With the Anantnag, and Srinagar parliamentary seats preceding for by-polls on April 9 and 12 respectively, Election Commission of India on Thursday, in a high-level meeting in New Delhi reviewed the overall preparedness and the security situation for the polls. Sources told KNS that the Election Commission of ... Read More »

Private Schools Association expresses condolence with educationist Zahoor Ahmad Nengro 

Srinagar, Mar 23: Private Schools Association of Kashmir has expressed its deepest condolence over the demise of Jehangir Ahmad Nengro, younger brother of Zahoor Ahmad Nengro, a known educationist and Chief Patron Eternal Public School, Shopian. The Association in its statement expressed their grief over the demise of Jehangir, a pious gentleman who was working as manager at JKTDC. A ... Read More »

Home Minister’s statement on JK distorted by premiere wire service: Official Spokesman

JAMMU, MARCH 23: Expressing dismay over the distortion of Union Home Minister, Mr Rajnath Singh’s statement regarding Jammu and Kashmir by UNI Urdu Service, an official spokesman today said it is not expected from a premiere wire service to report the statement made by the Home Minister in the Rajya Sabha in such a casual manner. Pertinently, while replying to ... Read More »