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Cabinet approves enhancement in selection grade posts of Constables from 25% to 50%, up-gradtion of Grade Pay from Rs 2100 to Rs 2400

          SRINAGAR, JUNE 7: The Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today accorded sanction to the enhancement of the percentage of posts of Selection Grade Constables to 50%, from the existing 25% at constabulary level and upgradation of pay scale of Selection Grade Constable from existing grade pay of Rs.2100/- to grade pay of Rs.2400/- in the ... Read More »

Cabinet approves 11% DA hike in favour of employees, pensioners; Move widely hailed

  SRINAGAR, JUNE 7: In big financial relief for the state government employees and the pensioners, the Government today announced 11% hike in their Dearness Allowance. The State Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti accorded approval to the release of DA installment @ 7% of pay, w.e.f. July 2016 and @ 4% w.e.f. January 2017 raising the total ... Read More »

Market checking squad realizes Rs 9650 fine from 24 erring traders in Bandipora

Destroyed 100 Kgs rotten vegetables, Seizes 20 kg polythene bags   SUHAIL RATHORE Bandipora, 07 June:- On the directions of District Development Commissioner Bandipora Sajad Hussain, a market checking squad today conducted checking at various markets of North Kashmirs Bandipora Tehsil.           The joint checking squad, comprising officials of Legal Metrology, Officials of Food Safety, and ... Read More »

Hurriyat (G) grieves over Adil Farooq’s killing

Says state has waged war against unarmed people Srinagar, Jun 07 (KNS): Hurriyat Conference (G) on Wednesday expressed deep grief over the killing of a youth Adil Farooq Magray in Shopian by forces and said that state has waged war against innocent and unarmed people. Forces feel free to kill anybody without any accountability, said Hurriyat and while lashing at state authorities ... Read More »

Women have to stand up for their rights: Mirwaiz

Addresses religious gathering at Khawja Naqsbhand shrine Srinagar, Jun 07 (KNS): Addressing the religious gathering at the revered shrine of Hazrat Khawja Naqsbhand Sahab (RA) at Khawaja Bazar on the eve of last day of Aishra-e-Rehmat (10th day of Ramadan), which also coincides with the death anniversary of Hazrat Khadija-tul-Kubra (RA), Mutahida Majlise Ulema patron Mirwaiz Umar Farooq said Islam ... Read More »

Govt reviving local art, devotional music to reiterate JK’s distinct cultural identity: Abdul Haq

Ramadan Special Sufi & Qawali  Events Performance by Nizami Bandhus left audience spell bound at Tagore Hall SRINAGAR, JUNE 07: Minister for Rural Development Panchayati Raj, Law and Justice Abdul Haq today said the government is working to create its own cultural identity by reviving the local art and music which is full of spirituality. Speaking at a musical event ... Read More »

Cheshmashahi Milk Plant records Rs 32.12 cr business last fiscal

Kohli, Mir Zahoor take stock of functioning of plant SRINAGAR, JUNE 7: The Jammu and Kashmir Milk Producers Cooperative Limited (JKMPCL) run Cheshmashahi milk processing unit recorded a business of Rs 32.12 crore last fiscal and also sold 76 lakh liters of milk in 2016-17.   The information was given out today during an inspection of the unit by Minister for ... Read More »

Sham Choudhary reviews arrangements for Amarnath Yatra at Baltal Camp

Asks to ensure timely, adequate deliverance of services to be provided to the pilgrims GANDERBAL, JUNE 7 – Minister for PHE, Irrigation, Flood & Control, Sham Lal Choudhary said that the government is fully committed to provide all necessary facilities to the pilgrims during Shri Amarnathji Yatra. An effective mechanism will be put in place for the smooth conduct of ... Read More »

Governor meets J&K Central Government Pensioners’ Association- urges them to serve society

SRINAGAR, JUNE 7:  A delegation of J&K Central Government Pensioners’ Welfare Association (CGPWA) comprising Sh. S.S. Wazir, President, CGPWA, Sh. G.N. Kanth, Vice-President CGPWA, Sh. Mohd. Shafi Pandit, Dr. Rafeeq Masoodi, Sh. G.M. Dilshad, and Sh. Mushtaq Sadiq, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today. The delegation briefed the Governor about the problems faced by the members ... Read More »

Several legislators call on Chief Minister; put up demands

SRINAGAR, JUNE 07: Several legislators today called on the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here and brought many issues pertaining to their constituencies into her notice. The legislators who met the Chief Minister included MLA, Karnah, Raja Manzoor; MLA, Surankote, Choudhary Akram; MLA, Batamaloo, Noor Mohammad Sheikh and MLC, Sofi Mohammad Yousuf. The Chief Minister enquired from the legislators about the ... Read More »