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CM releases book on Mufti Mohammad Sayeed; Launches website on late leader

He taught us how to live a common man’s life: Mehbooba Jammu, Jan 13, CNS: A book containing speeches of former Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed and write ups on him by some famed writers was released by the Chief Minister, Ms Mehbooba Mufti here today. The book has been compiled by Member, Legislative Council and former journalist, Firdous Tak. ... Read More »

Setback within RDD department Sonawari

Department employees dupe locals Sajad Gul Hajin |Jan 13 (PTK): May be in District Bandipora people have been fully benefited with the different schemes of the Government. But within some of the villages of Bandipora some schemes are not yet operational if somehow some schemes are operational; the maximum benefit pours over the department employees who dupe locals which need ... Read More »

Legislators hail FM’s pioneering budget proposals

Several members participate in general discussion on Budget 2017-18 JAMMU, JANUARY 12- About 12 members participated in General Discussion on Budget 2017-18 in the Legislative Assembly today. Devinder Singh Rana while initiating the discussion said that the figures projected in the budget are not matching properly and need to be cross-checked. He stressed the need for immediate measures to get ... Read More »

Process on to assess damages due to border shelling: Basharat Bukhari

  JAMMU, JANUARY 12: Minister for Revenue, Relief & Rehabilitation Syed Basharat Ahmed Bukhari today informed the House that the process for assessment of damages incurred to assets due to cross-border firing/shelling is underway and due compensation as per SRE norms, that is, 50% of the damages or Rs 1 lakh whichever is less in such cases, will be sanctioned ... Read More »

Mirwaiz denounce govt tactics to sabotage ongoing movement

Srinagar | Jan 11 (PTK): A meeting of district, tehsil and Halqa heads of Jammu Kashmir Awami Action Committee (AAC) was held at the party’s headquarters at Mirwaiz Manzil, Rajouri Kadal today which was presided over by the party chief and Hurriyat (M) Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq. Senior AAC leaders, office bearers, district presidents, tehsil presidents from all the districts ... Read More »

Dy speaker asks Govt to include Gurez refugees in any package for West Pakistan refugees

Jammu,  January 10: Deputy Speaker Nazir Ahmad Gurezi today asked the government to include all the refugees of West Pakistan in package announced by the center including the refugees residing in various parts of Kashmir Valley. Gurezi said this while in chair in the house when independent MLA Engineer Rasheed was talking about the issue during his speech over the ... Read More »

“Millitant” killed in Hajin Bandipora

SUHAIL RATHER Hajin, Bandipora January 10: An unidentified millitant was killed in a brief gunfight with the Indian government forces in North Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Tuesday, an official said. Following specific information about the presence of millitant in Parray mohalla, troops of the 13 Rashtriya Rifles and the special operations group (SOG) of the Kashmir police launched the operation. ... Read More »

Kashmir Snowfall: 850 Trucks, 300 Cars Stranded On Jammu-Srinagar National Highway

Srinagar |Jan 08 (PTK):  Eight hundred Fifty trucks and Three hundred  cars are stranded on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway for the past three days, in the middle of a forested area, due to incessant rains and heavy snowfall. The highway gets blocked every year due to snow and being the only road link for the Kashmir Valley, there is always ... Read More »

Air service resumes from Srinagar Airport

Stranded vehicles cleared on Highway: IGP Traffic Srinagar, Jan 08 (KNS): Air service from Srinagar airport resumes on Saturday, after being hit severely due to recent snowfall and poor visibility, Stranded vehicles cleared at Srinagar-Jammu national Highway. Talking to KNS SSP Airport Manzoor Ahmad said, that Airport witnessed huge rush as Highway remains closed. He said, 36 flights operated so ... Read More »

Kashmiris have lost their fear of India: report

JAWED NAQVI (Dawn News) SENIOR BJP leader and former Indian foreign minister Yashwant Sinha is among those who prepared the report. AS India turns its focus to a clutch of make-or-break state polls starting next month and while the world lives in suspense over the arriving Trump presidency in the United States, the trauma of the people in Jammu and Kashmir ... Read More »