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Rahul Gandhi understands pulse of JK youth better than anyone: Congress

‘No national leader as much connected with Kashmiris as is Rahul’ Srinagar, Dec 17 (KNS): The Congress party on Sunday said that the new Congress chief- Rahul Gandhi is well-versed with the issues pertaining to the Jammu and Kashmir and has a special bonding with the state, marred by decades of violence and uncertainty. The state Congress President, G.A Mir told KNS ... Read More »

Altaf Bukhari inaugurates Rakh-e-Arth Housing Colony

Announces School, Health Center, Ration Store, other facilities for the area           SRINAGAR, DECEMBER 17: Minister for Education Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari today inaugurated Gulshan-e-Nomaan state-of-the-art housing colony at ‘Rakh-e-Arth’ in Bemina with an assurance to improve the quality of life for under privileged sections of society in Srinagar city. Bukhari handed over the keys of houses to nine families ... Read More »

DC Srinagar calls for proper planning before starting work on the project

24 crore sewerage project around Dal Lake              SRINAGAR, DECEMBER 16: District Development Commissioner Srinagar, Dr. Syed Abid Rasheed Shah, Saturday chaired a meeting to discuss the 24 crore-rupees project sanctioned under the GoI-sponsored AMRUT scheme for augmentation of sewerage system around the Dal Lake. The project comprises design, construction, testing and commissioning of a sewerage system that provides ... Read More »

Time to recognize Journalism as viable economic sector: JK Bank Chairman

Sahafat Scheme for JK Journos launched Srinagar, Dec 14 (KNS): The Jammu and Kashmir Bank chairman Parvez Ahmad on Thursday launched special financial scheme for print and electronic media journalists of the state. The scheme will enable journalists to buy cameras, laptops, tablets and books. The minimum loan amount for the purpose has been fixed as Rs 50 thousand while ... Read More »

Baramulla youth goes missing, Mother seeks whereabouts

Srinagar, Dec 14, CNS: A family from North Kashmir’s Baramulla district Thursday emerged in Press Enclave Srinagar seeking the whereabouts of their member who according to them is missing since Dec 2 this month.     Masooda Bano, the mother of the missing youth hailing from Qadim Jamia Baramulla told reporters that her son Nasir Ali left his home on Dec 2 ... Read More »

Is the State headed for ‘Bhai-Behan Ki Sarkar’: NC

‘Tassaduq remains a runaway candidate from Anantnag’ Srinagar, Dec 14, CNS: Reacting to media reports suggesting the Government had initiated the process of nominating the Chief Minister’s brother Tassaduq Mufti to the Legislative Council, National Conference on Thursday asked the Chief Minister to clarify which of her non-performing, corrupt Cabinet colleagues she was willing to sacrifice to officially create space for ... Read More »

Hurriyat says ED notice to Geelani an attempt to intimidate him

  Srinagar, Dec 14, CNS: While terming the notice issued by New Delhi’s Enforcement Directorate (ED) as unjustified and politically motivated, Hurriyat Conference Thursday said that move is an attempt to pressurize and intimidate Syed Ali Geelani and the resistance leadership. “The notice is a pressure tactic aimed at deterring the pro-freedom people from advocating their just cause, said spokesman. A ... Read More »

Organic farming, latest practices to increase yield, farmers’ income: Dir Agriculture

SRINAGAR, DEC 14 (PTK): Spices Board, Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry are organizing training programmes for the quality improvement and capacity building of saffron and chilli farmers of Kashmir Division. In this regard, Director Agriculture Kashmir, Syed Altaf Aijaz Andrabi inaugurated the training programme today. He said that the training programme is targeted for training the participants on modern practices ... Read More »

Poor visibility: no flight operates from Srinagar airport

14 flights cancelled: Dir Airport Srinagar, Dec 13 (KNS): In wake of fresh snowfall and poor visibility, the air traffic at Srinagar airport was affected on Wednesday. Director Srinagar Airport, Sharad Kumar told KNS that not a single flight landed or took off from Srinagar International airport. “14 flights were cancelled,” he said. The flights will operate only when there in ... Read More »

Sacked Govt employees demand amnesty on the pattern of stone-pelters

Srinagar, Dec 13, CNS: Days after Mehbooba Mufti led Jammu Kashmir Government awarded general amnesty to first time stone-throwers, the government employees sacked during 2016 summer agitation for allegedly participating in protestsWednesday demanded that they should also be awarded general amnesty and be reinstated.     Last year State Government had sacked a dozen employees who were accused by the J&K police’s intelligence ... Read More »