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Daily Archives: September 25, 2017

Shutdown affects normal life in Kashmir

Traders protest against NIA ‘harassment’ Srinagar, Sep 25, CNS: Scores of traders Monday staged a peaceful sit-in at Pratap Park Srinagar against the alleged NIA harassment. The traders were protesting against the summoning of Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Federation (KTMF) president Yasin Khan by the National Investigation Agency (NIA).    Khan was asked to present himself at NIA headquarter in Delhi on ... Read More »

Bali, Chowdary and Sethi likely to be axed: BJP likely to induct some new faces in the Council of Ministers

  Srinagar, Sep 25, CNS: Some of the ‘under-performer’ ministers from BJP in Jammu and Kashmir will likely to be shown the door while some new faces from the party may become the part of the combined BJP-PDP Government.     Party sources told news agency CNS that reshuffle of BJP Ministers in Jammu and Kashmir is on cards and in this ... Read More »

Swachhta Hi Seva: ADC Bandipora inaugurates cleanliness drive

  BANDIPORA, SEP 25 (PTK): Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Bandipora, Khursheed Ahmad Sanai today visited Laherwalpora and Hari Bathe areas situated on the banks of Wullar Lake and inaugurated sanitation drive under 'Swachhta Hi Seva' campaign.   The ADC was accompanied by Deputy Chief Education Officer, officers of the district administration including Rural Development Department, Municipality, Revenue, Media Persons, locals and ... Read More »

5-day workshop on environment conservation commences at NIT Srinagar

SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 25: A five-day national workshop ‘Connecting People to Nature’ organized by Department of Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology (NIT), Srinagar commenced here today.  The workshop is aimed to provide a forum for exchanging the ideas among the scientists, technocrats with diverse backgrounds, and at the same time involve officials of various government agencies responsible for policy making ... Read More »

Mehbooba inaugurates Panzgam-Manzgam bridge, SDH Langate

Also lays foundation of Khumriyal, Batergam, Hafrada roads; listens to peoples’ problems KUPWARA, SEPTEMBER 25: On the second day of her two day visit to this frontier district, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today laid the foundation of several road projects besides inaugurating Panzgam-Manzgam Bridge and Sub District Hospital at Langate. She also laid the foundation of model villages in Kunan-Poshpora ... Read More »

Govt constitutes Content Monitoring Committees at State, District levels

          SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 25: In order to monitor violation of Programme and Advertisement Codes under the Cable Television Networks Regulation (CTNR) Act, 1995 by Private Satellite Television Channels, AIR Broadcast Code by Private FM Channels and Community Radio Stations, the Government today accorded sanction to the re-constitution of Content Monitoring Committees at the State and District levels.           State Level ... Read More »

Div Com announces 100 mtrs no construction zone along Highway

SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 25: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan today announced 'No-Construction zone' along the National Highway within periphery of 100 meters. It was observed that rampant illegal constructions are going on along the National Highway against the norm. In this connection, blanket ban has been imposed on any kind of construction along the National Highway with periphery of 100 ... Read More »

India’s intellectuals alien, insensitive to JK’s pestering pain: Dr Drabu

Fin Min castigates news channels for cherry-picking prejudicial issues on Kashmir to garner TRPs PUNE, SEPTEMBER 25: The apathy of Indian thinkers and policymakers in understanding the trials, tribulations and social evolutions in Jammu and Kashmir is one of the reasons for the pestering problems confronting the state, Minister of Finance Dr Haseeb Drabu said. “More than political alienation in ... Read More »

Div Com reviews progress of land acquisition

Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla Rail Link projectSRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 25: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, Monday convened a meeting to review the progress of land acquisition cases of the Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla Rail Link (USBRL) project. Additional Commissioner Kashmir, Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Chief Engineer USBRL (Northern Railway Jammu), Director Tourism, concerned Collectors of Land Acquisition, Deputy Director Planning and other concerned officers were present in the meeting. The meeting discussed ... Read More »

Chief Secretary chairs Dal Monitoring Committee meeting

SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 25: Chief Secretary B B Vyas on Monday chaired the 12th meeting of the Monitoring Committee for Preservation and Conservation of Dal-Nageen Lake. Director General of Police, S P Vaid, Amicus Curie, Zaffar Ahmad Shah, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Commissioner/Secretary H&UDD, Commissioner/ Secretary, Forests Ecology & Environment, IGP Kashmir, Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Commissioner/Secretary Tourism, Secretary, Law Justice & Parliamentary Affairs, ... Read More »