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Kashmiri artist to lead ‘Team India’ selected for US Snow Sculpture Championship-2018  

SRINAGAR, JAN 16 (PTK): A snow sculpture team of India led by a young Kashmiri artist has been selected for the second consecutive year for Breckenridge International Snow Sculpture Championship 2018 to be held in United States.   The snow sculpture team ‘Callisto’ was selected from India for the first time in 2017 for the international snow sculpture championship which is ... Read More »

Will resign from ministry if corruption charges proved: Abdul Haq Khan

  SRINAGAR, JAN 16 (PTK): Jammu and Kashmir Rural Development minister Abdul Haq Khan today offered to resign after a Congress legislator levelled allegations of corruption against him in the implementation of a centrally-sponsored scheme.   "I will leave the ministry if the allegations of corruption are proved right," Khan said in the Legislative Assembly after Congress MLA from Banihal Vikar ... Read More »

Rs 362 cr allocated to DDMRRR during 2017-18 to meet unforeseen exigencies: Mir

            Minister for Disaster Management, Relief, Rehabilitation and & Reconstruction, Javaid Mustafa Mir informed the House that newly created Disaster Management, Relief, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction (DMRRR)  Department was allocated Rs 362 crore for 2017-18 to meet unforeseen exigencies.     “Jammu and Kashmir is highly prone to earthquakes, floods, avalanches, flash floods etc and the Government created this separate Department ... Read More »

Army resorts to aerial firing after its vehicle stoned by youth in Pulwama

  Pulwama, Jan 15, CNS: Army allegedly resorted to aerial firing after one of its vehicles was stoned by a group of youth in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.    Reports said that a  group of youth targeted an army vehicle near Rajpora Chowk of the district while army responded with aerial firing.    Witnesses told news agency CNS that army fired ... Read More »

Yasin Malik demands release of Kashmiri businessman, Participates in protest held by family

Srinagar, Jan 12, CNS: The relatives and family members once again questioned the arrest of a Kashmiri businessman Bilal Ahmed Kawa of Alikadal Srinagar in 17 year-old Red Fort attack case, terming the detention unwarranted and uncalled for.     Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik also participated in the protest. He lambasted Delhi Police for arresting an innocent whose name ... Read More »

General Rawat’s prescription reflects RSS thinking: Soz

'Kashmiris can never accept it' Srinagar, Jan 14 (KNS): Former union minister and senior Congress leader, Prof Saifuddin Soz on Sunday said that the statement of General Rawat before a press conference on the sidelines of the Army Day has evoked considerable alarm in Kashmir. Soz said that one does not understand why the General was drawn into making an extremely political ... Read More »

Present Kashmir situation gravely disturbing and worrisome: Mirwaiz Umar Farooq 

Srinagar, Jan 12, CNS: APHC chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Friday addressed the faithful after two consecutive weeks at the historic Jamia Masjid in downtown as he was detained under house detention. Post the Waz-o-Tableeg Majlis commenting on the situation Mirwaiz termed the present situation in Kashmir as gravely disturbing and worrisome as the killing of civilians especially youth continued unabated and ... Read More »

Low lying electric wire poses risk to life and property in Sopore

Sopore, Jan 11,  CNS: The low lying electric wire in Jalalabad Sopore area of North Kashmir’s Baramulla district has been posing risk to the life and property, while the concerned department is making no efforts to set it right.      A delegation from the area said the electric pole was damaged last year and the low lying electric wire has been ... Read More »

Er Rashid triggers a row over plebiscite demand in Assembly

Offers full independent probe into the assets he and his relations own Jammu, Jan 10 (KNS): In an emotional outburst the independent legislator from Langate Er Rashid said that even a single member didn't dare to raise questions when National Investigative Agency (NIA) summoned him to Delhi and sought clarifications from the senior Congress leader and former chief minister Ghulam ... Read More »

Curbing the movement of separatist leaders is not going to ease Kashmir situation: Tarigami

Jammu, Jan 10, CNS: Speaking on the Governor’s address, M.Y.Tarigam, CPI(M) MLA said that killing of unarmed civilians and indiscriminate lathicharge as experienced by NHM employees yesterday in Jammu has become order of the day.        “We have been consistently demanding that the House should discuss this situation but we are not being permitted to do so.  In my view this ... Read More »