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Reach out to people in more professional ways: Mehbooba to Police

‘Deal strongly with drug abuse, even use PSA against chronic peddlers’ Jammu, Sep 22 (KNS): Expressing zero tolerance towards corruption in public service delivery, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today asked the Police to reach out to people in a more professional way to redress their grievances and problems, particularly in far flung and hilly areas. Chairing a meeting with all ... Read More »

Opp parties for practical steps to initiate dialogue

‘Mere statements won’t yield results until practical steps are taken’ Srinagar, Sep 22 (KNS): Welcoming the statement made by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) senior leader, Ram Madhav wherein he had stated that the government is open for dialogue with all the stakeholders without any pre-conditions, the opposition political parties on Friday said that the Government of India (GoI) must take ... Read More »

Magnitude 4.6 Earthquake near Wullar lake jolts Kashmir valley

Srinagar, September 23: A Magnitude 4.6 earthquake  on Saturday Morning jolts the Kashmir valley. The termors were felt in almost all the districts of the valley. A US based website reported the  epicentre of the earth quack at Latitude 34.213°North and  Longitude 74.594°East in Sumbal area of Bandipora dsitrict near wulalr lake at the depth of about 35 kilomteres. The ... Read More »

Madani welcomes talks offer as another opportunity  

SRINAGAR , SEP 22 (PTK): Welcoming the unconditional offer of dialogue from Government of India on Kashmir Vice President of Peoples Democratic Party Sartaj Madani said  that  same should   evoke positive response from all those interested in ending the stalemate. He was referring to BJP General Secretary Ram Madhav’s statement on this on his arrival here.   Madani said that people ... Read More »

2 civilians killed, 30 injured in Tral grenade blast: Police

Loss of innocent lives in this gory incident will always pain and haunt me: Akhtar Srinagar, Sep 20 (KNS): Two civilians were killed while 30 other were injured when some unidentified persons hurled a grenade at Bus Stand Tral at the time when PWD minister Naeem Akhtar’s cavalcade was moving through the town. Police said that today in the afternoon, ... Read More »

CM, Ram Madhav to meet in Jammu

Reshuffle of BJP ministers on cards Srinagar, Sep 21 (KNS): BJP’s National General Secretary Ram Madhav is meeting Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Friday in Jammu, amid speculations of reshuffle of BJP ministers. While detailing the meeting of BJP’s workers and activists with Madhav, BJP’s State General Secretary (Org.), Ashok Koul told KNS that Madhav and CM will meet in ... Read More »

Batamaloo shuts against bus stand shifting

Police foil traders and transporters ‘Secretariat Gherawo’ attempt Srinagar, Sep 21, CNS: Amid shutdown, Police on Thursday foiled ‘Secretariat Gherawo’ attempt of traders, transporters and street vendors and detained over dozens of them when they tried to march towards Civil Secretariat against government proposal to shift Batamaloo Bus Stand to Parimpora.    Earlier traders and transporters, under the banner of All ... Read More »

British Deputy High Commissioner calls on Chief Minister

Need for political engagement, reconciliatory approach with all stakeholder: Mehbooba SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 21: British Deputy High Commissioner to India, Dr Alexander Evans called on the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here last evening. During the meeting they discussed overall political and economic situation in the State.  The Chief Minister informed the visiting envoy of the need for a political engagement and reconciliatory ... Read More »

Compromises for power in past led to present crisis in State: Madni

  PDP holds workers convention at Ganderbal   Mufti Sayeed changed discourse, assuaged feelings of people   GANDERBAL, SEPTEMBER 20: Blaming the opposition National Conference for the political uncertainty in the State, today said the historical blunders and compromises for the sake of power by the leadership of the Party has led the people through misery, pain and torment. Addressing a ... Read More »

Union Cabinet apprised of the progress under National Health Mission and decisions of Empowered Committee 

New Delhi, September 20 : The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has been apprised of the progress under National Health Mission (NHM). The Cabinet was also apprised of the decisions of the Empowered Programme Committee (EPC) and Mission Steering Group (MSG) of NHM.  National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) was launched in April 2005 and it morphed ... Read More »