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Chief Secretary reviews implementation of PMDP projects in road, tourism sectors

JAMMU, MARCH 22: Chief Secretary, B B Vyas on Thursday reviewed the progress of implementation of the key PMDP projects in the road and tourism sectors with the concerned Administrative secretaries here. Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Administrative Secretaries of the departments of Revenue, PW(R&B), Forest, Tourism, Divisional Commissioner, Jammu, Director NHAI, J&K, Deputy Commissioner, Jammu, representative of the Archeological Survey of India ... Read More »

PDP-BJP Govt has no policy on Srinagar: NC

Sagar castigates Government over ‘step-motherly’ treatment to Srinagar Srinagar, Mar 21 (KNS): National Conference General Secretary Haji Ali Mohammad Sagar on Wednesday alleged that the government had no policy viz a viz Srinagar city and the label of smart city has become a joke considering the dilapidation of infrastructure and civil amenities. Sagar castigated the incumbent government’s step motherly treatment towards Srinagar ... Read More »

2 soldiers, 2 SOG men killed in Kupwara gunfight

Police officer among 4 govt forces men injured Srinagar, March 21 : Two army soldiers and as many SOG personnel were killed in an ongoing encounter with militants at Check Fatehkhan, Halmatpora area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. Official sources told  that four more government forces personnel—two SOG men, an army soldier and one CRPF man— were also injured. The deceased ... Read More »

Cabinet orders reshuffle in administration

JAMMU, MARCH 20: The Cabinet which met here today under the chairmanship of Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today ordered transfers and postings in state administration with immediate effect. Ms. Sheetal Nanda, IAS(JK:2006), Deputy Commissioner, Samba, is transferred and posted as Special Secretary to the Government, Department of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj. The officer will look after the charge of Secretary to ... Read More »

Four militants killed in Halmatpora encounter: Army

Says operation is on Srinagar, Mar 20 (KNS): Four militants were killed in an encounter that raged between forces and militants in Halmatpura village in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, Army said.  Defence spokesman, Colonial Rajesh Kalia told Kashmir News Service (KNS) that the four militants were killed in the gunfight.  He said that the operation is still going on. (KNS) Read More »

Ashraf Sehrai replaces Geelani as interim chairman of TeH

‘Announcement made after Geelani willfully step-down from chairmanship’ Srinagar, Mar 19 (KNS): In a unanimous decision taken in an extraordinary meeting of its highest decision making body, (Majlis-e-Shoora) of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat appointed Mohammad Ashraf Sehraie as interim Chairman, till the organizational elections, to be held late this year. In a statement issued to KNS, Tehreek-e-Hurriyat spokesman said that Geelani while addressing ... Read More »

Restoration of ‘eroded Art 370’ can make Kashmir India’s integral part: Yechury

  Life for minorities is hell till cancer of RSS, Sangh Parivar is in India: Tarigami Srinagar, Mar 19 (KNS): Secretary General of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), Sitaram Yechury Monday said that Kashmir can be integral part of India only after the eroded provisions of Article 370 will be restored. Addressing a gathering here at 11th state conference of CPI ... Read More »

CM stands relegated; 2014 mandate bartered: Omar

‘PDP’s politics to blame for deteriorating situation, rising alienation’ Kulgam, Mar 18 (KNS): National Conference Working President Omar Abdullah on Sunday said Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti stood relegated by her allies as erstwhile exclusive jurisdictions of the Chief Minister and the State Government had been effectively shifted to the Central Government and the Union Ministry of Home Affairs. Addressing a well-attended workers’ ... Read More »

Mehbooba urges religious scholars to lead society, show right path to get out of difficult issues

Terms Wakf Board a community asset, seeks people’s support in retrieving Wakf properties Srinagar, Mar 17 (KNS): Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today appealed religious scholars, Imams and custodians of shrines to lead the society in getting it out of the difficult issues by showing the right path as they have been ordained. Addressing a gathering of Imams, religious scholars and ... Read More »