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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 »

Mehbooba pitches for opening more cross LoC routes, initiating political process in JK

‘JK gateway to Central Asia, let us explore and benefit from expanding connectivity in the region’ NEW DELHI, MARCH 15: Appealing people of the country to help in building bridges of trust in Jammu & Kashmir, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today strongly advocated opening of more routes across LoC and initiation of political process to address the challenges confronting the ... Read More »

Unlike 2014 elections, atmosphere not conducive for by-polls: NC, Cong

Ask ECI to provide adequate security Srinagar, Mar 15 (KNS): Saying that unlike 2014 elections, the atmosphere for the by-polls is not conducive, the two opposition mainstream parties on Wednesday said that the Election Commission of India must provide adequate security so that campaigning for the parliament by-polls won’t get affected. Addressing a joint press conference, former chief minister and ... Read More »

3 militants, minor girl killed in Kupwara encounter

Identity of slain militants being ascertained Srinagar, Mar 15 (KNS): Three unidentified militants and a minor girl were killed in an encounter between security forces and militants in frontier Kupwara district of north Kashmir on Wednesday. Sources said acting on specific information, police along with 41 Rashtriya Rifles, and 98 Battalion CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Jugtiyal, ... Read More »

Rajouri-Poonch in the developmental focus of the Govt: Mehbooba

Lays foundation of Kotranka-Khwas road, announces Maternity hospital for Kotranka KOTRANKA (RAJOURI), MARCH 14: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has said the twin districts of Rajouri and Poonch are in the developmental focus of the present Government as the aim is to take developmental benefits to the last person among the underdeveloped, underprivileged sections and areas of the State. Addressing a ... Read More »