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Mehbooba stresses on preserving culture, heritage; announces setting up of art gallery at Hariniwas

  CM also inaugurates exhibition of Quranic manuscripts SRINAGAR, JUNE 20: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today stressed on the need to preserve the rich culture and heritage of the State. Addressing a function here after giving away Best Book awards organized by J&K Acadmy of Art, Culture & Languages, the Chief Minister said J&K has a rich treasure of art, ... Read More »

Mehbooba’s Eid gift to employees

  Directs release of June salary before Eid Srinagar, Jun 20 (KNS): Keeping the needs of employees of the State Government in mind, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today directed release of salary for the month of June before Eid ul Fitr which falls next week. The directions were issued to the Finance Department by the Chief Minister today. The Chief ... Read More »

Traffic Police Srinagar issues route plan for Shab-e-Qadr

Appeals to drive through prescribed routes Srinagar, Jun 20 (KNS): On the eve of celebrations of Shab-e-Qadr falling on the intervening night of 22/23rd June 2017, followed by Jumat-ul-Vida, Traffic Police City Srinagar issues the route plan for the vehicles carrying devotees to Holy Shrine at Hazratbal from North, South and Central Kashmir. The vehicles carrying the devotees shall follow ... Read More »

Situation in Kashmir has reached to a point where nobody feels safe: Hakim Yasin

“Unemployment rampant, people cry for basic amenities” Srinagar, Jun 20 (KNS): Peoples Democratic Front (PDF) President and MLA Khansahib Hakim Mohammad Yasin today said that due to the bad policies of the incumbent government, the situation in Kashmir has reached to a point where nobody feels safe. In a statement issued to KNS, Hakim Yasin said that while killings have ... Read More »

LAWDA demolishes illegal structures along Dal Lake

Encroachments being removed in pursuance to the HC directions Srinagar, Jun 20 (KNS): Continuing its anti-encroachment drive, the Enforcement wing of the Lakes and Waterways Development Authority (LAWDA) demolished several illegal structures along the Habak, Nishat, Mirza Bagh Nigeen, Mugal Mohalla Lalbazar and a structure at SKICC which were raised illegally. During demolitions one of the demolition squad member Fayaz ... Read More »

PHE daily wagers protest, hold Govt responsible for death of two colleagues

‘Will halt water supply in case Govt fails to come up with concrete steps’ Srinagar, Jun 20 (KNS): Scores of Public Health Engineering (PHE) daily wagers and casual labours Tuesdayheld state government responsible for the death of two casual labours, who died due to cardiac arrest in past one week. The daily wagers and casual labours holding the photographs of the ... Read More »

Baderwah court issues arrest warrant against Geelani

He is already under house arrest from the last 7 years: Hurriyat (G) Srinagar Jun 20 (KNS): A Court in Baderwah has issued an arrest warrant to Hurriyat (G) Syed Ali Geelani in a case that has been going on in the court since 1989. Hurriyat (G) spokesman, Ayaz Akbar told KNS that Geelani had given a speech in Baderwah ... Read More »

Now, Kashmiri, Dogri, Bodhi languages are compulsory subjects

‘For Class 10, teaching languages will begin from next academic session’ Srinagar Jun 20 (KNS): To maintain regional and lingual balance in the state, the government has granted sanction to teaching of Kashmiri, Dogri and Bodhi languages to Classes 9 and 10 in all government and private (recognized) schools of the state as compulsory subject. As per an Order No. ... Read More »

Govt has to take a call on GST implementation: M H Baig

‘Have not received any letter from Govt about All Party Committee’ Srinagar Jun 20 (KNS): Member of Parliament and senior PDP leader, Muzaffar Hussain Baig Tuesday said that he is not part of any All Party Committee on holding consultations on extending Goods and Services Tax to the state. Baig said that he has not received any letter from the Government or ... Read More »

Erring traders finned in Bandipora 

Bandipora, June 20: On the directions of the Deputy Commissioner Bandipora, the checking squad comprising of Municipal Committee, Legal Metrology, Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs, Food Safety Departments today inspected dozens of shops at Bandipora town.     During the inspection, 14 traders were booked for violations of various provisions of laws. An amount of Rs 4600 was realized from ... Read More »