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Daily Archives: November 1, 2017

Defunct streets lights remains unattended in Kupwara Town

KUPWARA, 01 NOV (PTK): Despite the claims of installing streetlights in the Kupwara town by the authorities, the maximum number of streets lights remains unattended.     Residents alleged that under the very nose of authorities many lights are lying defunct in the area. They said that they have brought the issue of defunct street lights into the notice of Kupwara Municipal ... Read More »

Kashmiri artists’ part of ‘Team India’ selected for US Snow Sculpture Championship-2018

SRINAGAR, 01 Nov (PTK): A snow sculpture team of India led by a young Kashmiri artist has been selected for the second consecutive year for Breckenridge International Snow Sculpture Championship 2018 to be held in United States. The snow sculpture team ‘Callisto’ was selected from India for the first time in 2017 for the international snow sculpture championship which is being ... Read More »

Naeem Akhtar inaugurates Kashmir World Film Festival

Such initiatives must to exploit potential of local youth: Akhtar Srinagar, Nov 01 (KNS): Minister for Public Works Naeem Akhtar today inaugurated the second edition of Kashmir World Film festival at Tagore Hall in the presence of eminent artists and film personalities. The Minister while welcoming the initiative said that such festival will provide an avenue to local youth to ... Read More »

Hanjura, Bukhari laid foundation stone of Mushroom Lab at Lal Mandi

Agri Minister holds review meet Srinagar, Nov 01 (KNS): Minister for Agriculture Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura and Minister for Education Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari today laid down the foundation stone of mushroom lab here at Agriculture Complex Lal Mandi. The three story lab would be set up at an estimated cost of Rs 2.56 crore. On this occasion, Director Agriculture ... Read More »

100 youth trained in tourism skill in Kulgam village

Tarigami lauds Tourism Deptt & NGO, for promoting Rural Tourism Srinagar, Nov 01 (KNS): In a first, over 100 youth were trained in skills for working in tourism sector in a remote village in Kulgam district which has won the applause of the local legislator, M Y Tarigami. The Department of Tourism and National Welfare Forum (NWF), an NGO have ... Read More »

Dialogue only way to resolve intractable situations despite intransigent positions of stakeholders: PDP

‘Announcement of dialogue, interlocutor is sincere effort get JK people out of prolonged suffering’ Srinagar, Nov 01 (KNS): Day after Hurriyat rejected the dialogue and representative on Kashmir announced by the by the BJP-led Government, ruling PDP today said that in intractable situations, some stakeholders take intransigent positions but ultimately dialogue is the only way to resolve issue. PDP general ... Read More »

Mainstream parties mum on Hurriyat’s dialogue rejection

‘All doors closed for putting forward any solution’ Srinagar, Nov 01 (KNS): Though mainstream opposition political parties in the state did not comment on the Hurriyat’s rejection of the announcement of dialogue and representative by the BJP-led Government, yet they said that centre has “closed all doors for solution” to the Kashmir issue. “When Government of India or BJP is ... Read More »

Secy Tourism reviews functioning of golf courses

Golf packages to be launched for to promote golf tourism: Sarmad Hafeez Srinagar, Nov 1:  In order to promote state as a complete golfing circuit, the department of tourism is launching golf packages to woo golfers from across India and other countries. To further improve the experience of the golfers, professional training will be imparted to caddies for maintaining professionalism ... Read More »

Secy tourism holds introductory meeting with travel trade fraternity 

Srinagar, Nov 1: Secretary Tourism Sarmad Hafeez (IAS) Wednesday evening had an introductory meeting with the travel trade and hospitality sector to seek inputs from them on upcoming tourism promotional campaigns. The meeting was also attended by Director Tourism Kashmir Mahmood A Shah, Deputy Directors Peerzada Zahoor, Riyaz Beigh and Waseem Raja besides Director SKICC Yasmeen Khan and the representatives from ... Read More »

Blame game of BJP and congress forced Hurriyat to run away from talks: Er Rasheed

Asks NC and PDP to play a positive role Handwara, Nov 1, CNS:  Legislator Engineer Rasheed has blamed congress and BJP for forcing Joint Resistance leadership to reject the talk offer for resolution of Kashmir issue. While interacting with various deputations at Handwara today Er. Rasheed said that while P-Chitambram made untimely and unwanted comments about restoration of Autonomy, BJP’s ... Read More »