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SEGC recommends 10% hike in remuneration of MGNREGA Contractual Staff

  Technical sanction to precede administrative approvals in MGNREGA works SRINAGAR, MAY 23: Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Abdul Haq today chaired the 5th State Employment Guarantee Council (SEGC) meeting and recommended various measures for effective implementation of MGNREGA in the state.           The Council recommended 10% hike in the remuneration of MGNREGA contractual staff and also recommended to focus ... Read More »

Tranquil, conducive atmosphere imperative for academic excellence: Altaf Bukhari

Appeals people to come forward to make schools, colleges as learning centers Srinagar, May 23 (KNS): Minister for Education, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari, on Tuesday underlined the significance of a conducive and tranquil atmosphere for imparting quality education in Schools. Bukhari was addressing a review meeting convened to take stock of school education sector of Shopian and Pulwama districts. The ... Read More »

Naeem Akhtar visits Media Complex

Hails DIPR for constructing state-of-art Auditorium Srinagar, May 23 (KNS): Minister for Public Works, Naeem Akhtar, today visited the Media Complex at Polo View Srinagar housing the Directorate of Information & Public Relations (DIPR) to take stock of ongoing renovation and constriction there. The Minister was accompanied by Director Information & PR, Dr Arun Manhas, Joint Director Information (Headquarters), Abdul ... Read More »

SKIMS college conducts workshop on advanced laparoscopic Surgery

Complicated cases telecasted live in Auditorium Srinagar, May 23 (KNS): The SK Institute of Medical Science (SKIMS) Medical College Bemina Tuesday Conducted a workshop on advanced laparoscopic Surgery, which was organised by the Department of General Surgery and Gynaecology & Obstetric. Prof MS Khuroo, was the Chief Guest at the function while Member Governing Body SKIMS and Director SKIMS, Dr ... Read More »

Honoring army officer exposes democratic credentials of India: Mirwaiz

‘Indian Govt has internalized the occupational mindset’ Srinagar, May 23 (KNS): Hurriyat Conference (M) Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq said the decision to commend and honor the Indian army officer for forcibly Tying a Kashmir civilian to his jeep, to use him as a human shield and parading him through villages for hours, with no regard for him as a human ... Read More »

Development of Shikargah, Tral-Pahalgam connectivity to boost tourism: Mehbooba

Interacting with a deputation from Tral Srinagar, May 23 (KNS): Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today asserted that Government is developing Shikargah in Tral to give tourism in the area a big boost. Interacting with a deputation from Tral which met her here today, the Chief Minister said the area is being connected to world famous destination Pahalgam through a trekking ... Read More »

Rewarding army soldier not proper: PDP

Army General has not done the right thing: Soz Srinagar, May 23 (KNS): PDP Tuesday said that honoring the army major who has violated human rights by using a civilian as human shield “is not proper” and said that the State government wants the incident to be investigated. “If the government forces violate human rights, action should be taken in ... Read More »

Opp rebukes Rajnath Singh’s “one year solution” statement

'When there is no beginning, how can there be any solution in a year’ Srinagar, May 22 (KNS): Opposition political parties have chided the Home Minister Rajnath Sing’s statement of resolving Kashmir in a year, saying that BJP has no policy on Kashmir and giving deadlines for resolution of the issue is “nothing more than attention diverting tactics from the ... Read More »

Worms and larvae found in tap water in Sonawari

  PHE Deptt in slumber:  Sonawari, May 22, CNS: Public Health Engineering Department Sumbal has been supplying filthy water to entire Sonawari block. Dozens of people in villages like Nahidikah, Pushwari, Gunjageer have fallen sick after consuming the dirty water.       Reports said that people after collecting water from taps find worms and larvae. “This is horrific. You can see how ... Read More »

Army pays homage to soldiers killed in Kupwara gunfight

  Srinagar, May 22, CNS: Army on Monday paid tributes to three soldiers who were killed in a gunfight in Nowgam sector of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. Four militants were also killed in the operation that lasted for over two days along the Line of Control, said a spokesman.     “Joined by top officials from Civil Administration and other Security Forces ... Read More »