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Focus on completion of existing projects within set time-frame: Dr Drabu to Key Depts

FM assures adequate resource allocation for all such works Jammu, Nov 13 (KNS): Minister for Finance, Employment & Labour, Dr Haseeb Drabu today asked the key departments including PWD, Health, PHE to execute a 'Consolidation and Completion Plan' aimed at delivering completed, operational projects/schemes to the people for upcoming financial year. The Minister passed these directions while chairing a series ... Read More »

Tassaduq Mufti for dedicated exam centres in Kashmir Valley

          SRINAGAR, NOVEMBER 13: Taking a strict note of the non-availability of dedicated exam centres in Kashmir Valley, Coordinator Chief Minister’s Grievance Cell, Tassaduq Mufti has written to the Union Government emphasizing the need of having dedicated exam centres for various national level entrance exams and posts in the Valley.            The Coordinator said that a large number of students ... Read More »

Former Navy Officer presents his book, “Woman of Substantial Character” to Governor

JAMMU, NOVEMBER 13: Governor N.N. Vohra was presented a copy of "Woman of Substantial Character", a book written by Commodore (Retd.) Dalbir Singh Sodhi at the Raj Bhavan here today. This book provides researched references on the status of women as given in the various Holy scriptures. This book also brings out the social evils prevalent in society and particularly ... Read More »

Hypocrisy is the ‘trait’ of Geelani, says Omar Abdullah

Srinagar, Nov 13 : Reacting to the accusations leveled by senior Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani, former Chief Minister and National Conference leader Omar Abdullah Monday said that hypocrisy is the trait of Syed Ali Geelani.     “Can Geelani show me his reaction to the Pak PM who has repeated many times recently that Azadi is not an option for ... Read More »

At Pahalgam, Mehbooba meets DM

Raises rent issue of Anantnag High Ground land owners, Nirmala assures positive action PAHALGAM, NOVEMBER 12:  Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti had a one-on-one meeting with Defence Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman here today who was here to attend the meeting of Executive Council of Jawahar Institute of Mountaineering & Winter Sports, Pahalgam.   During the meeting, the Chief Minister brought several issues pertaining to Defence ... Read More »

DIPR organizes children’s film festival

JAMMU, NOVEMBER 12: Cultural wing of Department of Information and Public Relations is organizing a film festival for screening of children’s films on various moral and ethical themes. The two days film festival to celebrate children’s day was today started from Ved Mandir, Jammu.           Cultural Officer, Sana Khan, Secretary Ved Mandir, Sudesh Pal, Vice President Ved Mandir, K K ... Read More »

Govt committed to promote young talents: Asiea Naqash

Presents award to different winners Srinagar, Nov 12 (KNS): Minister of State for Health and Social Welfare, Asiea Naqash today said that present dispensation is actively committed to promote young talents of the State and channelize their potential towards the right and positive direction. The Minister was speaking at Infotel-2017 award ceremony at Tagore Hall Srinagar. Legislators, Yawar Dilawar Mir ... Read More »

KYJA  expresses sympathy with bereaved scribe

Srinagar, Nov 12: Kashmir Young Journalists Association (KYJA) has expressed condolence on the demise of Haji Muhammad Yusuf Peer, father of Shabir Ibn Yousuf. Shabir Ibn Yousuf is senior correspondent associated with Greater Kashmir.  The members of KYJA while paying their condolences to the bereaved family also prayed for the departed soul. "We share this moment of grief with our ... Read More »

Construction workers asked to submit educational assistance cases by Nov 30

       KUPWARA, NOVEMBER 12: Assistant Labour Commissioner Kupwara has asked all building construction workers registered under JK Building and Construction Workers Welfare Act to submit educational assistance files by November 30.           Further, they have been asked to submit the files in the office of the Assistant Labour Commissioner Kupwara personally against a proper receipt. Read More »

‘Unscheduled power cuts make life miserable’

  PDD accused of not adhering to recently announced curtailment schedule Srinagar, Nov 11 (KNS): Metered as well as non-metered consumers in the valley accuse the Power Development Department (PDD) of not following it’s recently curtailment schedule and subjecting them to long hours of unscheduled power cuts. As per the schedule, non-metered and metered consumers in the valley have to ... Read More »