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Innovative measures employed to rejuvenate Revenue Department: Basharat Bukhari

  Jammu | Jan 17 (PTK):  Calling Revenue Department as the backbone of the administration, Minister for Revenue, Relief and Rehabilitation, Syed Basharat Ahmed Bukhari today said several innovative measures are underway for revitalizing the department by undertaking digitization of records, constitution of high level committee for Land Use Planning besides committee for evacuee property. The Minister was replying to ... Read More »

36-km Banihal-Ramban four lane: one per cent work completed in 14 months

  Banihal, Jan 17, CNS: Due to unknown reasons the work on the prestigious 36-km Banihal-Ramban stretch of the Srinagar-Jammu highway has been completely halted by Hindustan Construction Company.    Government of India had set 2019 as deadline for completing the four-laning of 36 km Ramban-Banihal section being developed as part of the Jammu-Srinagar Highway widening project. The work on ... Read More »

NC stages walkout over power crisis in Kashmir

Dy CM says PDD working overtime to restore power in Valley Jammu, Jan 17 (KNS): Opposition National Conference here on Tuesday created a pandemonium over deepening power crisis in Kashmir triggered by the recent snowing and finally walked out in protest from the assembly. According to KNS Correspondent, as soon as the assembly proceedings started National Conference legislators raised the ... Read More »

JK can become corridor for South-Central Asian economic cooperation: Mehbooba

Chief Minister calls for setting up cross-LoC cooperative mechanism JAMMU, JANUARY 16: Chief Minister, Ms Mehbooba Mufti today said that Jammu and Kashmir can become a corridor between two emerging economic hot spots – South and Central Asia – to forge regional cooperation, energy transformation, trade and transit in the region. “Taking advantage of its natural geographical location, Jammu & ... Read More »

In Assembly Er. Rasheed protests detention of juvenile and elderly persons

Seeks release of Sarjan Barkati and Masrat Alam Jammu 16 January:Lashing out at the Govt. AIP Supremo and MLA Langate Er. Rasheed today constantly disrupted the proceedings of house by entering into well  and seeking release of 14 years old juvenile Sahil Ahmad of Pamposh Colony Noor Bagh Srinagar, Sarjan Barkati, Masrat Alam, 75 year old Molvi Qyoom of Kishtawar, ... Read More »

Maintain brotherhood, harmony: Geelani to people

‘Some elements, agencies trying to tarnish unity’ Srinagar, Jan 15 (KNS): Hurriyat (G) chairman, Syed Ali Geelani in his appeal on Sunday asked to maintain brotherhood and harmony, saying that some elements and agencies are hell-bent to tarnish the fabric of unanimity and harmony among various sects in state. In a statement issued to KNS, Geelani said that few agencies ... Read More »

Detainees lodged in different JK jails are living miserable life: Hurriyat (G)

Srinagar | Jan 14 (PTK): Chairman Hurriyat (G) Syed Ali Geelani on Saturday while hailing dedication and commitment of incarcerated pro-freedom leaders, activists and youths, appealed organisation for human rights to take serious cognizance of the plight of those lodged in different jails and impressed to use their influence for their unconditional and immediate release. Syed Ali Geelani while referring ... Read More »

Dangal’ girl Zaira Khan calls on Chief Minister

Jammu | Jan 14 (PTK): Zaira Wasim Khan, the native girl from the State, who plays the role of wrestler Geeta Phogat in superstar Aamir Khan movie “Dangal” today called on the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti. The Chief Minister enquired from Zaira about her education and interest in other creative fields like acting. The young actor briefed the Chief Minister ... Read More »

Stop intimidating Jammu Muslims’ ‘RSS backed rule in Kashmir promoting communalism: Yasin Malik

Srinagar, Jan 13, CNS: Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front chairperson, Muhammad Yasin Malik Friday said that “RSS backed PDP-BJP rule” in Kashmir is promoting communalism. He said that intimidations to Muslims living in Jammu division are not acceptable to any Kashmiri. Malik in a press statement issued here said that attacks on Muslims living in various parts of Jammu division ... Read More »

57 new ration depots to be opened in Uri: Zulfkar

Jammu, January 12:   Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs, Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali today said that Government is planning to open 57 new ration depots in Uri constituency to ease supply in the far off hilly areas of the constituency.           He informed that 36 Ghat Munshies have been deployed in the area for distribution of ration. He ... Read More »