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Daily Archives: January 29, 2017

Official Spokesman rebuts distorted reports regarding journalist invitees for ‘At Home’

‘Invitees included 21 editors, 44 accredited journalists, 4 officials from DDK, Radio’ JAMMU, JANUARY 29: An official spokesman today said that around 70 media-persons including 21 editors, 44 accredited journalists and 4 officials  from Doordarshan and Radio were invited for the ‘At Home’ hosted by Governor N N Vohra at Convention Centre Jammu on 26 January 2017 in connection with ... Read More »

Mehbooba for factoring in needs of physically challenged while framing plans, policies

JAMMU, JANUARY 29: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today stressed on factoring in the needs and requirements of physically challenged persons while framing the policies and plans for various sections of society.   Interacting with a deputation of physically challenged persons who had come to meet her under the auspices of J&K Handicapped Association, the Chief Minister said her Government is ... Read More »

Kavinder inaugurates MFI office in Jammu, emphasizes objectivity, professionalism in reporting

Vibrant media strengthens democracy, bridges gap between people, administration: Zulfkar Ali JAMMU, JANUARY 29: Speaker Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly, Kavinder Gupta, inaugurated the office of Media Federation of India (MFI), at Trikuta Nagar here. Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs, Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali, MLC, Charanjeet Singh Khalsa, Special Secretary, Union Ministry of Home Affairs, Mahesh Kumar Singla, ... Read More »

JK to emerge as hub of heritage tourism: Dr Drabu

Jammu to get Museum soon JAMMU, JANUARY 29: Minister for Finance & Culture, Dr Haseeb Drabu on Sunday said that Government is adopting several innovative measures and policies to woo heritage tourism to the State. Chairing a meeting of the Kala Kendra Society at Kala Kendra Centre in Jammu, the Minster said that Ministry of Culture is all set to ... Read More »

Govt to formulate settlement policy for Tribal population: Zulfkar Ali

Basharat Bukhari calls for unity in society     JAMMU, JANUARY 29: Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA), Choudhary Zulfkar Ali today said J&K’s tribal community is an important constituent of the State’s population, and the Government is formulating a comprehensive settlement policy for them.   Speaking during “All J&K Gujjar Bakerwal Conference”, the Minister said, “Our tribal communities ... Read More »

PDP MLA demands general amnesty for stone pelters 

Says legalize Nepal route, stop harassing ex-militants  Jammu, Jan 28, CNS:  Ruling People’s Democratic Party Member Legislative Assembly, Wacchi, Advocate Aijaz Mir, on Saturday demanded general amnesty for stone-pelters, facing various charges and languishing in hjails across the State. Speaking on the discussion and voting on the demands of grants of various departments headed by chief minister, Mehboob Mufti, the ... Read More »

Returning of Power Projects: ‘A distant dream as NHPC resisting Government move’

Jammu, Jan 28, CNS: Jammu Kashmir Government has said that during discussions with Government of India on the return of power projects as recommended by Rangarajan Committee, National Hydro Power Corporation (NHPC) resisted the move stating that it may run into problems in respect of agreements already signed with various beneficiary states.     In response to the queries raised by ... Read More »

Shujaat Bukhari vs Madhu Kishwar: Court takes serious note of contemptuous tweets by Madhu Kishwar

Srinagar, Jan 28 (KNS): Chief Judicial Magistrate Srinagar Massarat Shaheen Saturday took serious note of contemptous tweets posted by social activist Madhu Kishwar in response to the warrants issued by the court. Hearing a criminal defamation case filed by senior journalist and Editor-in-Chief Rising Kashmir Shujaat Bukhari, the CJM said “it is contempt of court” when her attention was drawn ... Read More »