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Guest Control order a step towards societal reform: Zulfkar Ali

  Seeks support of civil society for effective implementation JAMMU, MARCH 19- Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA), Mr. Zulfkar Ali on Sunday said ‘Guest Control’ order is a step towards social reform. Speaking at an interactive session with the representatives of various civil societies, the Minister said that people from all quarters have been complaining about the menace ... Read More »

Wani condemns police brutality against a photo journalist in Srinagar

Demands stern action against police officials involved in brutality Srinagar, Mar 18 (KNS): President employees joint action committee and chairman J&K teachers forum Abdul Qayoom Wani condemns the police brutality against Touseef Mustafa a senior photo journalist in Hyderpora Srinagar yesterday. In a statement issued to KNS, Wani urged upon the higher authorities to intervene in the matter and demands ... Read More »

Wakf Board alters rules to re-employ blue-eyed retired officials

Srinagar, March 17, CNS: Flouting all norms, Jammu Kashmir Muslim Wakf Board has re-employed blue eyed and retired officials from political background recently.      Reliable sources told news agency CNS that Muslim Wakf Board recently invited applications for the post of Account Officer and others. “According to Wakf Book Rules maximum age for re-employment is 62 years, while regular employees ... Read More »

KPS officers face gross discrimination

Srinagar, March 17, CNS: Kashmir Police Service (KPS) officers have been facing gross discrimination in terms of promotions, fixation of seniority and salaries as compared to their Kashmir Administrative Officer (KAS) colleagues, though both groups are being selected by same authority-State Public Services Commission (PSC) though Civil Services Examination.      Sources told news agency CNS that most of the KPS ... Read More »

Srinagar licensed arms holders asked to deposit weapons

SRINAGAR, MARCH 17: District administration Srinagar today issued magisterial orders asking licensed arms holders residing within the territorial jurisdiction of the district to deposit their weapon in nearest police stations against proper receipt and proper identification. It was said that the move is aimed at ensuring peaceful, free and fair forthcoming bye-elections in the district. Read More »

Resistance leaders urge people to boycott upcoming elections

Say it provides India an opportunity to mislead world community Srinagar, Mar 16 (KNS): Resistance leadership on Thursday urged people to boycott upcoming elections, saying it provides India an opportunity to mislead world community. In a joint statement issued to KNS, Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Omer Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik today at Hyderpora while calling people to boycott upcoming ... Read More »

Free and Fair elections imperative at present: G A Mir

‘Omar’s suggestion to opposition over preparing for 2019 polls not applicable to JK’ Srinagar, Mar 16 (KNS): The Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) chief and parliament by-poll candidate from Anantnag seat, G A Mir on Thursday said free and fair elections are imperative at present. Talking to KNS, Mir said, “The free and fair by-elections at present are ... Read More »

Abdul Haq announces two roads for Kupwara villages

Assures establishment of 2 bank branches in Lolab valley KUPWARA, MARCH 16: Minister for Rural Development Panchayati Raj, Law and Justice Abdul Haq today announced construction of two rural roads besides establishment of two bank branches in Kupwra district. The Minister was addressing local delegations during an extensive tour of Kupwara district. On the Public demand, Minister directed construction of ... Read More »

Basharat Bukhari reviews facilities at Azadpur Fruit Mandi

Visits Kissan Ghar, orders its immediate renovation NEW DELHI, MARCH 15: Minister for Horticulture Syed Basharat Bukhari today visited the Fruit and Vegetable Mandi, Azadpur and inspected the Jammu and Kashmir Government shopping complex. The Minister also interacted with Kashmiri Apple Merchants Association (KAMA) at Pitampura and various issues were discussed pertaining to the overall welfare of the fruit industry ... Read More »

BJP to field Sofi Yousuf from Anantnag, Youth candidate for Srinagar

ER Aijaz, Ambardar under consideration Khanna contradicts Koul’s announcement of contesting  SRINAGAR | MAR 15 (PTK): Ahead of parliamentary polls in Srinagar and Anantnag constituencies all the major political parties of valley have announced their candidatures while Bhartiay Janta party (BJP) is yet to announce the much speculated announcement. Sources in the party told PTK that the BJP the party high ... Read More »