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Sensitivities of JK need to be recognized, respected: Mehbooba

Says Art 370 basis of Centre-State partnership Mumbai, Mar 17 (KNS): Appealing people of the country for much more handholding in resolving the issues confronting Jammu & Kashmir, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has said the sensitivities of the State need to be recognized and appreciated which she said are different from any other State in the country. Addressing the India ... Read More »

JK Bank to adopt Kunan-Poshpora for infrastructure development

Abdul Haq inaugurates Currency Chest at Kupwara Bank Branches in Kupwara to be increased from 35 to 100 KUPWARA, MARCH 17: JK Bank is all set to adopt the Kunan Poshpora villages to develop them on modern lines,  this was announced Chairman JK Bank Parvez Ahmad during a function in Kupwara today. The twin villages of Kunan-Poshpora are remote villages ... Read More »

Militants escape encounter site in Pulwama

  SRINAGAR | MAR 17 (PTK): In a brief exchange of fire between militants and security forces militants managed to escape in the wee hours in Pulwama district of south Kashmir today on Friday. Reports said that security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Batnoor village of Shopian district at around 2am following information about presence of militants in ... Read More »

SRINAGAR | MAR 17 (PTK): In a brief exchange of fire between militants and security forces militants managed to escape in the wee hours in Pulwama district of south Kashmir today on Friday. Reports said that security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Batnoor village of Shopian district at around 2am following information about presence of militants in the ... Read More »

Mirwaiz placed under house arrest

SRINAGAR | MAR 17 (PTK): Hurriyat (M) chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was placed under house arrest ahead of  protest rally scheduled after congregational Friday prayers today. Police has also placed media advisor to Mirwaiz, advocate Shahid-ul-Islam also under house arrest. Shahid-ul-Islam told media that Mirwaiz was scheduled to lead a protest March as per the joint resistance leadership’s programme after Friday ... Read More »

Youth arrested under PSA for spreading rumours

  SHOPIAN | MAR 17 (PTK):  Police arrests a person allegedly for spreading rumours and of fake news to provoke people by using social media under Public safety Act (PSA) in Shopian. Police said that the person identified as Ishfaq Ahmad Dar, 24 resident of Wandina Shopian was spreading rumours for malicious propaganda on using social media. Police adds that ... Read More »

Srinagar’s airport lacks hygiene, bathrooms

Wahid Bhat SRINAGAR | MAR 17 (PTK):  The tall claims of the government about the so called international status Sheikh ul Alam Airport in Srinagar falls flat, when it fails to upkeep the basic facilities of bathrooms and hygiene for the passengers. PTK learnt that the airport has two bathrooms outside, one for male passengers and other one for the ... Read More »

Am ready to make smaller maneuvers for bigger fight against fascist forces: Karra

‘Will whole-heartedly support parties in who are against RSS-PDP menace’ Srinagar, Mar 16 (KNS): Senior Congress leader and former member of parliament from Srinagar parliamentary constituency Tariq Hammed Karra said despite being offered to contest the parliament by-polls he choose not fight as it would have been unethical and a mockery of his resignation by going to the same parliament ... Read More »

Hanjura chairs DDB Rajouri meeting

Rs 205cr annual plan approved for 2017-18 JAMMU, MARCH 16- The District Development Board (DDB) Rajouri that met under the Chairmanship of Minister for Agriculture, Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura today approved an annual plan of Rs 205.01 crore for the district. Minister for Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA), Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali, Minister for Animal & Sheep Husbandry and ... Read More »

Voting for LC seats on April 17 as six members retire

ECI to issue notice for elections on March 22 Srinagar, Mar 15 (KNS): With the announcement of parliament by-polls, the Election Commission of India is setting the stage for holding elections for members of the Legislative Council of the JK legislature. Six seats are falling vacant on April 19 as the members on these seats will retire after two years ... Read More »