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Hajj-2017: Mehbooba reviews arrangements

  8106 from JK to perform Hajj this year, 840 to fly daily from July 25 Srinagar, July 21, CNS: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today directed all concerned agencies to work in unison for providing better facilities to the intending pilgrims performing Hajj this year. Chairing a review meeting to oversee the arrangements for the coming annual pilgrimage, the Chief Minister directed ... Read More »

DIPR mulls constitution of State Media Advisory Committee

SMAC to look into operational issues faced by journalists while discharging professional duties SRINAGAR, JULY 21: The Department of Information and Public Relations (DIPR) has decided to move a proposal before the Government for constituting a State Media Advisory Committee (SMAC) to look into the operational issues  faced by the journalists while performing their professional duties in J&K. The decision was ... Read More »

Official Apathy: Unabated soil cutting disfiguring Budgam Karewas

  Budgam, July 20, CNS: Karewas in Cetnral Kashmir’s Budgam district have been disfigured by vested interest elements where soil cutting allegedly in connivance with officials is going on from past couple of months.  The contractors who use JCB’s and bulldozers in broad day light can bee seen excavating soil in several areas of Budgam including Beerwah, Mallapora, Chaira, Sonar Kolipora, ... Read More »

PCI team interacts with media-persons at Anantnag

Assure journalists of highlighting their grievances at appropriate forums ANANTNAG, JULY 20: The three-member team of Press Council of India (PCI) led by S N Sinha held extensive deliberations here today with the media-persons from South Kashmir. The members of the visiting Sub-Committee include Mr C K Nayak, Dr Suman Gupta and Mr Naveen Joshi. Several media-persons from South Kashmir representing ... Read More »

Chief Secretary chairs meeting of the Committee of Secretaries

Stresses on timely submission of UCs, addressing public grievances, undertaking field visits SRINAGAR, JULY 20: Chief Secretary, B B Vyas Thursday underlined the importance of submitting utilization certificates (UCs) on time to pave way for speedy and effective implementation of various Centrally Sponsored Schemes. Chairing the  meeting of the Committee of Secretaries (CoS), here, Chief Secretary urged Administrative Secretaries to ensure that ... Read More »

Hanjura reviews progress of MGNREGA, IAY schemes in Chrar-e-Sharif constituency

SRINAGAR, JULY 20: Minister for Agriculture, Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura today convened a meeting to review the progress of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA), Indira Awaas Yojana (IAY) and various other schemes undertaken by Rural Development Department in Chari-Sharif Constituency. The meeting was attended by Director Rural Development Kashmir, ACD Budgam, DPO Budgam, Executive Engineer REW Budgam, ... Read More »

Govt strengthening women SHGs to make them self reliant: Abdul Haq

Umeed scheme will ensure eradication of rural poverty PULWAMA, JULY 20: Minister for Rural Development Panchayat Raj, Law and Justice, Abdul Haq today said the government is committed to strengthen women Self Help Groups (SHGs) by providing every possible assistance to them aimed at eradicating rural poverty and to achieve overall development of rural economy. Minister said this while reviewing the ... Read More »

Sewage discharge from toilets, Langers spoils picturesque Pahalgam

 Rayees Magray PAHALGAM JULY 20 (PTK): The sewage that is discharged form toilets, bathrooms and Langars of Yatri camps is drained into the river Lidder which stinks like hell and is literally poison for local aquatic life in Pahalgam, alleges local environmentalists.   They said that the stench form this water is so strong and insufferable that one cannot even stand ... Read More »

Building Permission: LAWDA fails to fix conversion rate

Srinagar, July 19, CNS: Lakes and Waterways Development Authority (LAWDA) has failed to fix the conversion rate that it is expected to receive from those who have already obtained building permission from Building Operations Controlling Authority (BOCA) here in Srinagar city.      The delay according to the aspirants is sheer harassment that is aimed at to grab money from them illegally. ... Read More »

Education Deptt to conserve 19th century houses of Anwar Shah Kashmiri, Ghulam Ahmad Ashai

Altaf Bukhari reviews modalities SRINAGAR, JULY 19: Recognizing the literary contribution of Moulana Anwar Shah Kashmiri (1875-1933)– the renowned Islamic scholar and son of the soil, Department of School Education has decided to preserve Late Alama’s around 150-year-old residential house through retrofitting under the Department’s heritage conservation programme. The Education Department has also decided to go for conservation of 19th ... Read More »