Monday , 29 May 2017
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SEGC recommends 10% hike in remuneration of MGNREGA Contractual Staff

  Technical sanction to precede administrative approvals in MGNREGA works SRINAGAR, MAY 23: Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Abdul Haq today chaired the 5th State Employment Guarantee Council (SEGC) meeting and recommended various measures for effective implementation of MGNREGA in the state.           The Council recommended 10% hike in the remuneration of MGNREGA contractual staff and also recommended to focus ... Read More »

Naeem Akhtar visits Media Complex

Hails DIPR for constructing state-of-art Auditorium Srinagar, May 23 (KNS): Minister for Public Works, Naeem Akhtar, today visited the Media Complex at Polo View Srinagar housing the Directorate of Information & Public Relations (DIPR) to take stock of ongoing renovation and constriction there. The Minister was accompanied by Director Information & PR, Dr Arun Manhas, Joint Director Information (Headquarters), Abdul ... Read More »

Rewarding army soldier not proper: PDP

Army General has not done the right thing: Soz Srinagar, May 23 (KNS): PDP Tuesday said that honoring the army major who has violated human rights by using a civilian as human shield “is not proper” and said that the State government wants the incident to be investigated. “If the government forces violate human rights, action should be taken in ... Read More »

Hold referendum in J&K to prove ‘three and a half districts’ remark: Shah asks Amit Shah

‘Report on global investors regarding India investment an eye-opener for New Delhi’ Srinagar, May 22 (KNS): Terming the statement of BJP president Amit Shah that the freedom movement “was not widespread but centered around just three and a half districts” in Jammu Kashmir, the incarcerated chairman of Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) Shabir Ahmad Shahon Monday said giving such “misled” statements ... Read More »

Congress pays glowing tributes to Late. Rajiv Gandhi

Recalls former PM’s selfless services to Nation   SRINAGAR | MAY 21 (PTK): Describing Rajiv Gandhi a man with great conviction, commitment and a visionary, J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) in a function held at Party Srinagar Party Headquarters today, paid glowing tributes to Former Prime Minister and Gandhi Icon on his 26th death anniversary. The Party also described the assassination ... Read More »

I was offered huge money to protest against demonetization, other issues: Er Rashid

Challenges National TV channel to play audio, video recordings Srinagar, May 20 (KNS): Awami Itehaad Party (AIP) president and MLA Langate, Engineer Abdul Rashid Sheikh on Saturday said that he was offered huge amount to protest against demonetization, continuous LoC shelling, denial of New Delhi to hold talks with Pakistan, un-abetted human rights violations in Kashmir and attacks by Gaw ... Read More »

Three R&B engineers suspended in Shopian

  Srinagar, May 20 (KNS): Three engineers of Roads and Buildings department were suspended in Shopian on the directions of R&B minister, Naeem Akhtar, after the officials were found using substandard material in road construction. The officials included Executive Engineer, Assistant Executive Engineer and a junior engineer in Shopian division. The action was ordered against them after residents in Zawoora, ... Read More »

My priority is to guide youth: IGP Kashmir

‘Counseling would help them to focus on their academics’ Srinagar, May 20 (KNS): Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kashmir, Munir Ahmad Khan on Saturday said that his priority s guide the local youth here. According to KNS Correspondent, talking to reporters on the sidelines of the function here, IGP Kashmir said, “The 30 per cent of people in Kashmir are ... Read More »

Kashmir witnesses protests and clashes on Friday

  Srinagar, May 19, CNS: Protests and clashes were reported from different parts of Kashmir Valley on Friday. The joint resistance camp had called for peaceful protests after Friday prayers against the slapping of PSA on Asiya Andrabi, her aide Sofi Fehmeeda and to press for release of political detainees.    Aasiya and Fahmeeda were booked under the public safety act ... Read More »