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2 day training program on Emergency Management commences at Bandipora

  BANDIPORA, SEPTEMBER 26:  Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC), Bandipora Khursheed Ahmad Sanai today inaugurated a two-day training programme on emergency management here at Mini Secretariat,. The programme was organized by Jammu and Kashmir Association of Social Workers (JKASW) in collaboration with District Administration and CARITAS INDIA. The aim of the training is to equip and train the youth to handle the emergency ... Read More »

Zulfkar calls on Union Information Minister

  Seeks help to highlight JK's positives through media NEW DELHI, SEPTEMBER 26: Minister for Food, Civil Supplies, and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) and Information, Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali today called on Union Minister for Information & Broadcasting (I&B), and Textiles Smriti Zubin Irani to discuss wide range of issues related to media in J&K. Zulfkar Ali requested the Union Minister to ... Read More »

Governor flags off Dal lake’s De-weeding and Cleanliness drive under “Swachatta hi Sewa” Abhiyan

  Srinagar, Sep 26, CNS: Governor N.N. Vohra flagged off the Cleaning and De-weeding operations launched under “Swachatta hi Sewa” Abhiyan from the Oberoi Ghat at Dal Lake, Srinagar. This drive has been launched jointly by the Lakes and Waterways Development Authority (LAWDA) and Srinagar Municipal Corporation. Shri Hirdesh Kumar, Commissioner Housing and Urban Development Department; Shri A.H. Shah, VC LAWDA; ... Read More »

Is CM scared of issuing compensation to Farooq Dar? Asks National Conference

Srinagar, Sep 26, CNS: National Conference on Tuesday lashed out at Chief Minister Ms. Mehbooba Mufti for coming under pressure of her alliance partner and desisting from following up on the recommendation of the State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) in issuing compensation to Farooq Ahmed Dar of Beerwah who was used as a human-shield by the Army on the day of ... Read More »

Former HoD GMC Srinagar and JKLF ideologue passes away

  Srinagar, Sep 26, CNS: Dr. Mehraj-u-din Munshi, former Head of Department (HoD) Government Medical College Srinagar (GMC), Srinagar passed away late last night.     Munshi was also an ideologue of pro-independence party Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), a party spokesman said. He said that Munshi has also served jail sentences due to his political ideologies.     Hundreds of ... Read More »

NC committed to supporting business fraternity: Omar Abdullah

KCCI Executive Body calls on NC Working President Srinagar, Sep 26, CNS: The newly elected Executive Body of the Kashmir Chamber for Commerce and Industry (KCCI) called on National Conference Working President Mr. Omar Abdullah at NC Head Office, ‘Nawa-e-Subha’ in Srinagar on Tuesday and highlighted various systemic issues and challenges confronting the Valley’s business and traders’ community. The KCCI Executive ... Read More »

Substantial tax reduction on Handicrafts, Walnut to benefit JK traders: Dr Drabu

  ‘GST Council granted 3 key concessions to protect local industry’ Srinagar, Sep 26, CNS: JK Government’s proposal to slash taxes for protecting small traders of the State prevailed in the recent Goods and Service Tax (GST) Council meet with the forum agreeing to substantial reduction of tax on handicrafts and walnut. Conceding the demand of the traders involved in the ... Read More »

Naeem Akhtar proposes massive reforms in MED

Snow clearance machines to be ready by Oct 15 SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 26: Calling for revamping the Mechanical Engineering Department (MED) on modern lines, Minister for Public Works, Naeem Akhtar today said that the Department besides completing prestigious projects will also act a booster for young entrepreneurs in the State who sometimes lack the facility of having major construction machinery. The Minister ... Read More »

KU erupts in support of Scholar summoned by NIA

Bhat Waheed Srinagar, September 26: Students of Kashmir University on Tuesday held protest under thed banner of banned  Kashmir University Students Union (KUSU) in support of  research Scholar Aala Fazli who was summoned by National Investigation Agency (NIA) for interrogation. Students on Tuesday boycotted their  classes and assembled in the lawns of various departments and later assembled near central library and ... Read More »

Ram Rahim Singh approaches HC, challenges CBI court order

Chandigarh, Sep 25 (PTI) Jailed Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh today moved the Punjab and Haryana High Court, challenging a special CBI court's verdict sentencing him to 20 years in prison for raping two disciples. The CBI court in Panchkula on August 28 had sentenced Ram Rahim to 20 years in prison after his conviction. "We have filed ... Read More »