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Demarcate retrieved forest land: Lal Singh to Forest Deptt officials

JAMMU, MARCH 08-Minister for Forest, Environment and Ecology, Choudhary Lal Singh today directed the Divisional Forest Officers to gear up their men and machinery for demarcation of retrieved forests land to avoid further encroachment. This was stated by the Minister while addressing a meeting of officers of Forest and its allied wings, here today. Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, Ravi ... Read More »

Veeri reviews functioning of JKSHC, preparedness for Hajj-2018

Minister stresses on making advance arrangements for smooth pilgrimage JAMMU, FEBRUARY 08: Minister for Revenue, Haj & Auqaf and Parliamentary Affairs, Abdul Rehman Veeri today chaired a meeting to review the functioning of J&K State Haj Committee (JKSHC) and the preparedness for Haj Pilgrimage-2018. Members of SHC including MP Nazir Ahmad Laway, MLA Mushtaq Ahmad Shah, MLC Saif-ud-Din Bhat besides ... Read More »

KU holds seminar to mark International Women’s Day

Srinagar, Mar 8: The University of Kashmir on Thursday organised a day-long seminar to mark the International Women’s Day. The seminar titled ‘role of educational institutions in promoting women’s rights’ was organised by the Women’s Studies Centre in collaboration with Dean College Development Council and Institute of Home Science. In his presidential address, vice-chancellor Prof Khurshid Iqbal Andrabi underlined that education can play ... Read More »

J&K Bank Chairman condoles demise of Ex-President Abdul Rashid

Srinagar, March 08: J&K Bank Chairman Pervez Ahmad has condoled the demise of its former President Abdul Rashid who passed away on Monday in Srinagar. The chairman on visit to his residence paid rich tributes to the departed soul and condoled the sad demise with the bereaved family. In his condolence message Parvez Ahmed said, “I am highly saddened to know ... Read More »

Finnish sawmills present at India Wood 2018 to establish strong cooperation with Indian companies

  March 8th, Bangalore: India Wood, one of the world’s leading exhibitions for the furniture manufacturing and the woodworking industry, witnessed participation of 850 exhibitors from 40 countries in its 10th edition.  Wood from Finland, a national promotion program for Finnish sawn timber managed by Business Finland and the Finnish Sawmills Association gave an opportunity to 13 Finnish companies to be ... Read More »

CM preparing excuse to hand over Kathua case to CBI: NC

‘Govt has compounded the grave tragedy by being ruthlessly insensitive’ Srinagar, Mar 08 (KNS): National Conference on Thursday said it had become clear beyond an iota of doubt that Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti was preparing an excuse to hand over the brutal and barbaric Kathua rape and murder case to the CBI as per the demand of her party’s alliance partner, the ... Read More »

Make facts public; asks Omar over Shopian killings

  Says Govt, forces' statements poles apart Srinagar, Mar 08 (KNS): Former chief minister and National Conference (NC) working president, Omar Abdullah on Thursday said that the statement from Government and security forces over Shopian killings are contrary.  Talking to reporters at Anantnag, Omar accused government of putting this issue into cold storage, saying that as CM and forces have made two ... Read More »

Govt fails to check whether assigned task completed

Committees give no suggestions for effective coordination between PDP-BJP Srinagar, Mar 8 (KNS): It has become a norm for the government to form committees of ministers and bureaucrats on vital issues, who did very little in completing their assigned task so far.  Official sources told KNS that government too was not concerned to ensure that these committees complete their assigned ... Read More »

On HC orders, lawyers visit central Jail Srinagar

Hold interview with inmates Srinagar, Mar 08 (KNS): Pursuant to the orders of the High Court of J&K, a three-member team of lawyers comprising of Mushtaq Ahmad Dar, Vice President, G. N. Shaheen General Secretary and Sameer Ahmad Wani, Treasurer, J&K High Court Bar Association, Srinagar, visited Central Jail, Srinagar yesterday .  The lawyers sought legal interview with the inmates ... Read More »

Mirwaiz says rising incidents of child abandonment mostly girls extremely worrisome

‘Domestic violence, workplace harassment are other forms of oppression’ Srinagar, Mar 08 (KNS): Incarcerated Hurriyat (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in his message on International Womens’ Day said that ‘it’s a day to introspect that has the condition of our girls and women who an equal part of our society, improved over the years.’  In a statement issued to KNS, ... Read More »