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RDD starts investigation after KC exposes MGNREGA Works Scam

KC Impact: Director visits B’Pora; assures thorough investigation, action against guilty Waheed Bhat Bandipora, Feb 07:- Taking strong notice of the report carried by Kashmir Convener highlighting the bogus works done by Bandipora Block of  Rural Development Department in Khospora village of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district, a special team of the department  headed by Director RDD Gazanfar Ali  today visited the village ... Read More »

280 youth join militancy in last three years: Govt

  264 prisoners lodged in JK jails; Coalition Govt to facilitate meaningful dialogue with all stakeholders Jammu, Feb 06 (KNS): The Jammu and Kashmir government Tuesday informed the Legislative Assembly that during last three years, 280 youth have joined militancy in the state. According to KNS correspondent, in a written reply to National Conference legislature Ali Mohammad Sagar, the government ... Read More »

JRL appeals for shutdown on 9th, 11th Feb

‘Struggle of Maqbool Butt, Afzal Guru remains beacon of light for nation’ Srinagar, Feb 06 (KNS): Announcing its protest programme to commemorate the death anniversaries of Muhammad Maqbool Butt and Muhammad Afazl Guru, the joint resistance leadership (JRL) has appealed people to observe complete shutdown on 9th and 11th February 2018. In a press statement issued to KNS, the leadership comprising ... Read More »

6 Bandiporians arrested by Rajasthan Police, released: Veeri

JAMMU, FEBRUARY 05:  Minister for Revenue, Abdul Rehman Veeri informed the House that the Rajasthan Police has released six persons who were earlier arrested by the BSF. The minister informed the House that four Patwaris namely Ehsaan Ahmad Mir, Athar Majeed Shah, Zaffar Qureshi, Sayeem Wani and drivers Ghulam Mohammed and Shameem Awan, all residents of Bandipora were in the custody ... Read More »

Geelani anguished, concerned over attack on Kashmir students in Haryana

Says India is no longer a safe place for Kashmiris Srinagar, Feb 04 (KNS): Expressing his anguish and concern over the attack on Kashmiri students in Haryana University, Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman, Syed Ali Geelani, on Sunday appealed to the heads of Islamic organizations and prosperous and affluent people of the state to establish new universities and other technical institutions in the ... Read More »

Mehbooba assures local industry of all support, says J&K first State to roll out GST incentives

Visits Chamber House, interacts with women entrepreneurs; asks them to take benefit of incentives, schemes for them JAMMU, FEBRUARY 03: Terming the local entrepreneurs as an important component of local economy, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today  said her Government would do all it takes for encouraging local enterprise and strengthening local industry in the State. Interacting with representatives of industrialists ... Read More »

Mehbooba lays foundation of Silk Factory, Filatures at Bari Brahmana, inaugurates Joinery Mills

  Silk revival plan in State under execution, to target 10 lac metres silk production per year JAMMU, FEBRUARY 03: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today visited Bari Brahmana Industrial Estate and laid the foundation of a Silk Factory and Filature unit there. She also inaugurated the Government Joinery Mills and inspected the work at the EDI complex there. To be ... Read More »

JK Assembly passes Rs 95666.97 Cr Budget for 2018-19

In a first, FinMin links Appropriation Bill with wide-ranging Expenditure Reforms to speed up spending Valuable suggestions of Legislators will help streamline JK’s fiscal framework, economic course: Dr Drabu JAMMU, FEBRUARY 03: The Legislative Assembly Saturday passed Rs 95666.97 crore budget for J&K for the year 2018-19 with 20% step up over the last year’s budget size of Rs 79472 crore.  The Jammu ... Read More »

Fake GPF Accounts: DHSK attaches 20 employees of B’pora district

Waheed Bhat/Suhail Rather Jammu, Feb 03: The Directorate of Health Services Kashmir has attached 20 employees of the department in district Bandipora whose GP Fund accounts were found fake during an investigation by the department of Finance.           Earlier Kashmir Convener reported that an investigation by the Department Of Finance found 129 General provision Fund accounts fictitious which apparently look like fake ... Read More »

Ajas Shuts to mourn civilian killings of 1992 by BSF

Waheed Bhat Bandipora, Feb 01: The residents of Ajas village of North Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Thursday observed the 26th anniversary of the killing of five civilians killed by Border Security Forces in the village in 1992. On February 01, Indian paramilitary troops of BSF opened fire on civilians killing 5 of them while injuring dozens others. Recalling the fateful day, the locals ... Read More »