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Imran Ansari for creating awareness among students about polytechnic courses

‘Move will benefit, update students from far-flung areas’ SRINAGAR, June 14: Minister for Information Technology, Youth Services and Sports and Technical Education, Molvi Imran Raza Ansari today called for creating awareness about the diploma courses being offered by the Polytechnic Colleges. Ansari was speaking at a joint meeting of the state technical education department and representatives of private polytechnic colleges, ... Read More »

Govt constitutes Expert Committee to draft State Horticulture Policy

Panel to give vision document for 25-30 years SRINAGAR, JUNE 15: The Government today constituted an Expert Committee to draft and formulate the maiden State Horticulture Policy. According to an order issued by Secretary Horticulture, Mr M H Malik, the members of the Expert Committee include Prof Nazeer Ahmad, VC SKUAST Kashmir, Dr Pradeep K Sharma, VC SKUAST Jammu, Dr R ... Read More »

Tassaduq Mufti for measures to combat pollution, scientific waste disposal at Gulmarg 

SRINAGAR, JUNE 14: Coordinator Chief Minister's Grievance Cell, Tassaduq Hussain Mufti, today called for making concerted efforts to combat pollution and putting in place effective mechanism for scientific disposal of waste in famed ski resort of Gulmarg.           The Coordinator CM’s Grievance cell stated this at a meeting with officers to take stock of the pollution control and disposal of waste ... Read More »

Roll out yearlong activity calendar, devise special art formats for kids: Mehbooba to Culture Deptt

Draft Cultural Policy ready; Mughal Gardens declared protected monuments; online career counseling in pipeline Cultural Academy’s Ramadhan special getting overwhelming response SRINAGAR, JUNE 12: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today asked the Culture Department to roll out a yearlong calendar of activities by organizing competitions and performances with regular periodicity. She also directed devising formats to inculcate love about performing arts ... Read More »

Vodafone extends ‘Ramzam Greetings’ to customers, associates with Iftar celebrations in JK

Srinagar, June 14, 2017: Celebrating Ramzan in its true spirit of giving, Vodafone India is gifting smiles to its customers & associates in Kashmir by celebrating Iftaar with them during the holy month of Ramzan. These celebrations are an extension of Vodafone’s annual Ramzan celebrations, under which it supports education of underprivileged children through its “giving initiative”. This is an effort ... Read More »

Govt likely to defer Assembly session on GST

  All Party Meeting on GST held at SKICC Srinagar, Jun 13 (KNS): As the debate over extension of Goods and Services Tax (GST) to Jammu and Kashmir is raging, All Party Meeting was today held at SKICC here which was attended by ruling and opposition parties to iron out differences in implementation of the new tax regime. The meeting ... Read More »

Mehbooba convenes All Party Meeting on GST

  Says idea to convene the meeting is to evolve consensus on the issue, ensure State’s spl position is not affected SRINAGAR, JUNE 13: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today convened an All Party Meeting to discuss various issues related to the implementation of GST regime in the State. In her opening remarks, the Chief Minister said the idea behind convening ... Read More »

DSEK fails to provide infrastructure to schools dotted along Silk Route

Waheed Bhat Gurez, Bandipora,  June 13:  When Directorate of School Education Kashmir (DSEK) last year announced Xuanzang fellowship which provides a chance to international fellow to serve in the schools dotted along Silk route in Kashmir, On ground the schools on this historic route seems to have been forgotten by the department. The students in Nai-Basti Chorwan in Gurez valley ... Read More »

MCB conducts Market Checking, realizes Rs 7,900 fine from erring traders

  SUHAIL RATHER   Bandipora, 13 June 2017:- On the directions of District Development Commissioner Bandipora, a market checking squad of Municipal Committee Bandipora on Tuesday conducted checking at various markets in Bandipora.           The squad lead by Gh Qadir inspected various markets of Bandipora including Nowpora Market, Nebripora, Iqbal Market, fruit Mandi Market, Gulshan chowk, Old Bus stand and other adjoining ... Read More »