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Daily Archives: May 22, 2018

Pre-Ramadan all-party meet proving as a landmark for JK 

Srinagar, May 22: Jammu and Kashmir is witnessing healthy developments, building a positive narrative that can help bring the state out of prolonged sufferings and political instability.  In a statement issued here vice-chairman Muslim Wakf Board and senior PDP leader Nizamuddin Bhat said that pre-Ramadan All Party Conference convened by Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti is proving a landmark as both ... Read More »

‘Adulterated food in markets galore’

Concern officials directed to collect samples for checking: Minister Srinagar, May 22 (KNS): The authorities here have failed to launch an effective campaign to check sale of adulterated and unhygienic foodstuff that is posing serious health threats to public. Sources told Kashmir News Service (KNS) that though there have been task forces and committees galore to look into the issue ... Read More »

Mehbooba directs Departments to stick to 30 percent work allocation to SHGs

Asks JK Bank to formulate customized scheme to ensure credit availability to SHGs Srinagar, May 22 (KNS): Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today directed strict compliance of Government directive of allocating 30 % job orders by various Departments for members of Self Help Groups (SHGs) in the State. She also directed raising the financial limits of SHGs from present Rs. 60 ... Read More »

Geelani condemns firing on girls

  ‘By organizing Iftaar parties, Army wants to wash off their hands drenched in our blood’ Srinagar, May 22, CNS: Strongly condemning the firing and seriously injuring 4 teenage girls in Shpoian, All Parties Hurriyat Conference Chairman, Syed Ali Geelani said that this is what the Indian army means by the much hyped ‘ceasefire’. He said that it is the genetic ... Read More »

Persian scholars protest demanding introduction of language in Jammu University

  Srinagar, May 22, CNS: Persian scholars from Kashmir UniversityTuesday staged a protest demanding restoration of credibility and glory of age old Persian language.     The Scholars who assembled here in Press Enclave Srinagar alleged that no measures are being taken up to restore the credibility of Persian language. The protesting Scholars expressed concern that a language used in the courts of great ... Read More »

Vigilance presents challan against officials for irregularities of auctioning

 SRINAGAR, MAY 22 (PTK): Vigilance Organization, Jammu today presented the challan against Vinod Koul, then Project Manager, Export Oriented Handloom Development Corporation Project,Samba, Daleep Kumar Thaploo, I/c Processing EOHDP, Raj Kumar Padha, then Accountant EOHDP, Madan Lal then Storekeeper and Raman Pargal, Prop. M/s Laxmi General Store, Samba in the court of Special Judge, Anti-Corruption, Jammu for judicial determination.   The ... Read More »

Batwara residents of Srinagar protests against water scarcity

  SRINAGAR, MAY 22 (PTK): The residents of Batwara Srinagar today stage a protest demonstration at Batwara chowk in Srinagar against the water scarcity being faced by them.   Protesters residents including men women, and children were raising slogans against the PHE Department. They demand immediate attention of PHE, Irrigation official to provide them adequate drinking water. Protesters warned to intensify ... Read More »

J&K Police chief says Ramazan ceasefire successful

  SRINAGAR, MAY 22 (PTK): Jammu and Kashmir Police Chief S.P. Vaid today said that the ceasefire announced during the holy month of Ramzan has been successful and has helped improve the overall law and order situation in the valley.   Vaid tweeted: "The Ramzan ceasefire has been successful thus far. The initiative of Prime Minister (Narendra Modi) has helped in ... Read More »

‘NC MLAs boycott Govt meeting on Srinagar Master Plan’

Govt invites Farooq Abdullah for his suggestions on final draft Srinagar, May 22 (KNS): National Conference MLAs from Srinagar on Tuesday boycotted a crucial meeting here called by the government to discuss Srinagar's Master Plan. Officials said that the Minister for housing and urban development had called a meeting at the civil secretariat to decide on some crucial issues pertaining to the ... Read More »

New Delhi to hold dialogue with Hurriyat very soon: Prof Bhat

Says the only way forward is sitting across the table Srinagar, May 22 (KNS): Hinting of a possible dialogue with the centre Hurriyat Conference Tuesday said that the day was not far off when government of India will hold dialogue with All Party Hurriyat Conference and Pakistan. Addressing people on the death anniversary of former Hurriyat chairman late Khawaja Abdul Gani Lone ... Read More »