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Release of all pro-freedom leaders activists ahead of Eid ul Azha: Hurriyat (G)

Blames State administration for implicating political leaders’ Srinagar, Aug 21 (KNS): Hurriyat Conference (G) blamed State administration for implicating political leaders and activists in fictitious cases & demanded immediate release of all pro-freedom leaders & activists, ahead of Eid ul Azha. The statement said that life prisoners including Dr Mohammad Qassim Faktoo, Dr Shafi Shariati, Gh Qadir Bhat and fifty ... Read More »

PHQ bids warm send off to Dr. Haseeb Mughal

Officers highlighted contribution of outgoing officer Srinagar, Aug 21 (KNS): Police Headquarters today bid a warm send off to Dr. M. Haseeb Mughal, AIG Welfare PHQ at a function held at PHQ. Dr. Mughal has been transferred to Vigilance Organisation. On this occasion the speakers highlighted the contribution of outgoing officer in introducing innovative welfare measures for police personnel and ... Read More »

Hurriyat (G) calls Executive Meeting on Wednesday

‘Chairman Geelani will preside the meeting’ Srinagar, Aug 21 (KNS): Hurriyat Conference (G) has called an executive meeting of its constituent members on August 23 at Hyderpora. A statement of the party issued to KNS on Monday said that all constituent members will discuss prevailing situation in state & some important issues are to be discussed in presence of its ... Read More »

Govt welcomes opp’s suggestion to convene special LA session on Article 35A

‘National commitments made with JK will be respected’ Srinagar, Aug 21 (KNS): Welcoming the idea of the opposition political parties for convening a special session of the Legislature on discussing Article 35A issue, the government Monday said that the commitments made with the state by the Centre from time to time will be “respected and maintain”. “All the ideas are ... Read More »

PDP Vs Govt: PDP identifies rot in system, Suggests Govt to address unemployment before Youth Loses Hope

  "Entire generation is in disarray, bound to pile up as a disorganized and dejected mass'' SRINAGAR, August 21: Government of Jammu & Kashmir needs to focus on compounding problem of unemployment through an effective and implementable policy based on an organised use of available resources and support, this was not suggested by any opposition party to the government but the ... Read More »

Smart City Project: Govt constitutes SPVs with share-holding

SRINAGAR, AUGUST 21: The Government today ordered constitution of Special Purpose Vehicles (SPVs) as Companies Limited by Shares under the Companies Act-2013 named as ‘Jammu Smart City Limited’ and ‘Srinagar Smart City Limited’ for implementation of Smart City Development Projects in Jammu and Srinagar under Smart City Mission of Government of India. According to an order issued by the General Administration ... Read More »

At Leh, Mehbooba felicitates young Everest conquerors

LEH, AUGUST 21: On her visit to Leh, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti felicitated the young team of mountaineers who scaled Mount Everest last year. Belonging to Leh and adjoining areas these young intrepids went to an expedition to the world’s highest peak and scaled it on May 21, 2016. The Chief Minister appreciated the feat achieved by these young mountaineers ... Read More »

Mehbooba announces Rs 10 cr additional funds for LAHDC Leh

Interacts with Hill Council members, women’s groups, religious scholars LEH, AUGUST 21: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, who is here on the second leg of her three day tour of Ladakh region, today announced a grant of Rs. Ten crore to Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC), Leh for completing various on-going projects and also meeting some past liabilities. The Chief ... Read More »

President Ram Nath Kovind visits Leh

LEH, AUGUST 21: President, Ram Nath Kovind today arrived here on his maiden visit to the desert district Leh. On his arrival at Kushok Bakula Rinpoche Airport Leh this morning, the President was accorded warm welcome by Governor N N Vohra, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Singh, Education Minister Sayeed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari, Minister for Public ... Read More »

Mehbooba throws open Kashmir University’s Kargil, Leh satellite campuses

Built at a cumulative cost of Rs 56 cr, the two campuses to have all student, teacher residential facilities KARGIL/LEH, AUGUST 21: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti who is on a three day visit of Ladakh region inaugurated the two satellite campuses of University of Kashmir here. The setting up satellite campuses at these two places was a long pending demand ... Read More »