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DPR being formulated for Chattapani-Zaznar tunnel on Mughal road: Naeem Akhtar

JAMMU, JANUARY 24- Minister for Public Works Naeem Akhtar today informed the Legislative Council that the government has taken up the matter for declaration of Mughal road as National Highway and construction of a tunnel from Chattapani to Zaznar with the Centre to facilitate all-weather road connectivity between Poonch and Rajouri in Jammu and Shopian in Kashmir. Replying to a ... Read More »

Mirwaiz and Yasin Malik can play key role in Kashmir resolution

  ‘Shying away from dialogue not going to serve any purpose, Says PDP  Jammu, Jan 23, CNS: Ruling People’s Democratic Party Tuesday said that Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik can play a key role in the resolution of Kashmir issue.     “A mainstream politician in Kashmir has only two priorities. One is to save his life and another to save ... Read More »

Members call for reanimating reformative measures to strengthen RDD

JAMMU, JANUARY 23: Several members took part in the discussion on working of Rural Development department in the Legislative Council today. The members while taking part in the discussion appreciated the government programmes and schemes introduced for benefits to people by rural development. Besides, the members also suggested some reformative measures for effective functioning of the department. Initiating the discussion, Firdous Ahmad ... Read More »

Geelani expresses concern over Cross Border firing

‘Unresolved Kashmir may prove disastrous for world’ Srinagar, Jan 20, CNS: Chairman All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Geelani expressed deep concern over the loss of precious lives in recent shelling on the line of control (LoC) and said unless Kashmir dispute is resolved in accordance with the wishes and aspirations of people, the risk of collision between the two nuclear ... Read More »

Rs 1.88 cr compensation released for 283 man-animal conflict victims: Lal Singh

   Jammu , January 20: The Minister for Forests, Lal Singh informed the House that government has paid Rs 1.88 crore as compensation to the victims of man-animal conflict incidents in last two years.    Replying to a question by Mr Mubarak Gul, he said 283 man-animal conflict incidents were reported during 2 years in which 30 persons died and 253 ... Read More »

Several measures taken to boost agri production in Poonch: Hanjura

‘Govt proposing development of Garlic, Potato villages in potential areas’ JAMMU, JANUARY 20:  Minister for Agriculture, Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura today informed the Legislative Assembly that the Government has taken several concrete steps under central and State Sponsored schemes to make Poonch-Haveli Constituency self-sufficient in food grain production and boost the yield in traditionally rich villages for potato and garlic cultivation. ... Read More »

Geelani rejects charges leveled against Hurriyat leaders

'It is a deliberate ploy to “link Kashmir’s indigenous struggle with terrorism' Srinagar, Jan 19 (KNS): Chairman Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Geelani on Friday, while rejecting charges leveled against incarcerated Hurriyat leaders including Altaf Ahmed Shah, Pir Saifullah, Ayaz Akbar, Raja Meraj-u-Din, Shahid-ul-Islam, Nayem Ahmed Khan, Farooq Ahmed Dar, Kamran Yousuf, Javed Ahmad Bhat and Kashmiri trader Zahoor Ahmed Watali, ... Read More »

India is heading towards Hindu Rashtra and fascism: Geelani

'Indian politicians are following deceit and double standard' Srinagar, Jan 16 (KNS): India is heading towards Hindu Rashtra and fascism, said Syed Ali Geelani, saying that recent statement of BJP leader Surinder Singh, serves as an eye-opener and a big blow for all pro-Indian parties and their local henchmen. Commenting over the recent statement of BJP leader Surinder Sigh wherein ... Read More »

PDP MLC accuses former Assembly Speaker of Land Grab

Srinagar, Jan 16 (KNS): The ruling Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) legislator on Tuesday created ruckus in the upper house of the state legislature, accusing NC MLA of land grab in central Kashmir’s Budgam district. According to the KNS correspondent, ahead of the question hour in the state legislative council, PDP MLC Yasir Reshi stood up from his place and sought immediate attention ... Read More »

No final decision so far to fully operationalise new administrative units: Govt

Permanent infrastructure subjected to availability of sufficient financial resources Srinagar, Jan 16 (KNS): The government on Tuesday informed the legislative Assembly that it has not taken any decision so far to fully operationalise the new administrative units. According to KNS correspondent, in a written reply to Assembly the government has said that though it intends to strengthen the newly created administrative units, ... Read More »