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PCI Sub-Committee arrives in Srinagar on weeklong visit

Committee to meet Media Owners, Editors, Journalists to take first-hand appraisal of issues confronting Media in Kashmir; Panel to visit Jammu, Ladakh separately SRINAGAR, JULY 16: The 3-Member Sub-Committee of the Press Council of India (PCI) headed by Mr S N Sinha arrived here today on a weeklong visit to Kashmir to discuss the issues facing the media in J&K. The ... Read More »

CM grieved over death of Amarnath Yatris in tragic road accident

Hails efforts of locals, Army, SF, Police, Civil Administration in rescue operation; Orders immediate release of ex-gratia New Delhi, July 16: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has expressed deep shock and immense grief over the death of Amarnath Yatris in a tragic road accident near Ramsoo on Jammu-Srinagar highway today. The Chief Minister has conveyed her heart-felt sympathies to the bereaved families ... Read More »

Providing equal opportunities, dignified life to women Govt’s priority: Priya Sethi

         JAMMU,  JULY 15: Highlighting the accomplishments of women in different fields of life, the Minister of State for Education and Tourism, Priya Sethi, today said that both the State and the Union Government is committed to empower women and is working towards it this end various women oriented schemes have been launched.            She was speaking ... Read More »

Work on Jammu-Poonch highway upgradation to begin soon

  Zulfkar reviews status of key road projects in Rajouri- Poonch with DG BRO; Seeks early upgradation of Rajouri–Budhal, Rajouri-Thanamandi-Bafliaz roads NEW DELHI, JULY 15: The Border Roads Organization (BRO) has said that work on upgradation of Jammu-Poonch highway as a 4-lane expressway would be taken up soon. This information was given by Director General, BRO Lt Gen S K Shrivastava  ... Read More »

Azad expresses grief over Tanta incident

Conveys his condolence to the bereaved family Srinagar, Jul 14 (KNS): Former Chief minister and leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha (MP), Ghulam Nabi Azad has expressed grief over the tragic death of three persons including a minor due to house collapse, after the incessant rainfall in the Tanta village of Doda district. Conveying his condolence to the bereaved family ... Read More »

PDP holds party meeting ahead of Foundation Day

Mehbooba vows to fight challenging situation Srinagar, Jul 14 (KNS): Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) today held a meeting of legislators and senior party workers ahead of the celebration of its 18th ‘Foundation Day’ here in Srinagar. The meeting was held at the residence of PDP president and Chief minister Mehbooba Mufti was chaired by her in which legislators, ministers and ... Read More »

On martyrs’ day, Rasheed holds plebiscite march; ‘Geelani, Mirwaiz, Malik custodians of martyrs’

Srinagar, July 13, CNS: Engineer Rasheed led Awami Ittehad Party’s on Thursday conducted a plebiscite march which started from Dastageer Sahab Shrine and ended at Martyrs graveyard Naqashband Sahab Shrine Srinagar. The march, according to AIP’s statement, was joined by hundreds of people including its own workers. “Hundreds of residents of Old Srinagar defied the restrictions and joined the march,” the statement said. ... Read More »

Three Hizib Militants killed in Budgam gunfight

  SRINAGAR | JULY 12 (PTK): Three militants have been killed in an encounter that began yesterday on Tuesday evening between militants and forces in Rudbugh area of Budgam district. The slain militants were identified as Javid Sheikh of Budgam, Aquib of Budgam and Sajad of Srinagar who belongs to Hizb-ul-Mujahideen militant outfit. The encounter had begun on Tuesday evening when forces launched a cordon-and-search ... Read More »

Hansraj Gangaram Ahir and Dr. Jitendra Singh meet Governor

  SRINAGAR, JULY 11:  Shri Hansraj Gangaram Ahir, Union MoS for Home Affairs and Dr. Jitendra Singh, Union MoS, DoNER & PMO, accompanied by Sh. Gyanesh Kumar, Joint Secretary (J&K), met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today evening. Governor and the Union Ministers discussed issues relating to the terrorist attack on a bus carrying pilgrims near Khanabal, Anantnag late last ... Read More »