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Daily Archives: June 17, 2017

Hanjura for early implementation of Rs 25 cr climate resilient Aggregation Project

SRINAGAR, JUNE 17: Minister for Agriculture, Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura, today convened a meeting to review the implementation of climate resilient aggregation project in Surasyar block in Kashmir valley and Balwal block in Jammu region. The Minister directed the concerned officers for early implementation of the project which would provide water and other irrigational facilities to farm lands in hilly ... Read More »

DIPR invites applications for fresh accreditation

  Srinagar, June 17: Following the issuance of new Accreditation Rules by the State Government, the Department of Information & Public Relations (DIPR) has invited applications from the working journalists in the State for granting fresh accreditation. The journalists seeking accreditation have to submit the requisite information/credentials on the prescribed application form available in the Directorate of Information and also in ... Read More »

Dialogue only way ahead; muzzling of dissent, choking of democracy led to crisis, blood shed in JK: Mehbooba

Says never before have consultations been held on extending Central law; Expresses anguish over killings  SRINAGAR, JUNE 17: Reiterating her stand that dialogue is the only way forward to get the State out of the web of uncertainties, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti said the roots of the present situation lay in the fact that democracy in the past was not ... Read More »

Govt to build consensus on GST implementation: Naeem Akhtar

‘New tax regime will be extended to JK with adequate constitutional safeguards’ SRINAGAR, JUNE 17 – Reiterating that the constitutional amendment regarding GST does not apply to J&K suo-moto, Minster for Public Works Naeem Akhtar today said that GST is a good tax reform which will be taken up for implementation in J&K only after arriving at consensus through broad-based ... Read More »

Junaid’s killing a great achievement for us, blow to LeT: DGP

‘Perpetrators who killed policemen will face the law’ Srinagar, Jun 17 (KNS): A day after the six policemen including a senior cop were killed in Achabal area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district, the Director General of Police (DGP) Shesh Paul Vaid Saturday said that the perpetrators will be brought to book and they will face the law. Talking to reporters ... Read More »

Don’t mention Burhan Wani’s name in communications: HM To Officials

New Delhi, July 16, CNS: The union home ministry has directed its division and security agencies not to mention Burhan Wani’s name in any written communication, including RTI queries, to avoid any trouble ahead of first anniversary of his killing. Burhan along with two other militants were killed in an operation by security forces on July 8, 2016, in Kashmir’s ... Read More »

Corruption forcing a Karnah contractor to migrate to Pakistan

  Kupwara, June 16, CNS: A family from far flung Tangdar Karnah area of frontier district Kupwara is mulling to migrate to Pakistan as according to them the ‘corrupt’ officials and politicians has made their life hell from past one year.      “I have decided to migrate to Pakistan along with my whole family. I can’t take it anymore. The corrupt ... Read More »

Restrictions under Section 144 in Old city Today: Admin

Separatists have called for shutdown Srinagar, Jun 16 (KNS): Srinagar district administration will impose restrictions in jurisdictions of five police stations on Saturday, officials said. Deputy Magistrate, Srinagar, Dr Farooq Ahmad Lone told KNS restrictions under Section 144 will be imposed in Khanyar, Rainawari, Nowhatta, Safakadal and MR Gunj police stations. The announcement follows the shutdown call by separatists against ... Read More »

Cop killings show Mehbooba’s brute failure on law & order front: G A Mir

Calls upon Governor, central government to take serious note of increasing attacks Srinagar, Jun 16 (KNS): Ghulam Ahmed Mir the President Jammu & Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee has in a statement issued here on Friday said that ‘brutal killing’ of six policemen show brute failure of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti in handling worsening law & order Front in Jammu &Kashmir.  ... Read More »