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Daily Archives: February 8, 2017

Sajad Lone convenes Awami Durbar

Reviews snow clearance measures, development works, availability of essentials in Handwara       HANDWARA, FEBRUARY 8: Minister for Social Welfare, Trainings, and Science & Technology, Sajad Gani Lone, today conducted an Awami Durbar at Handwara and reviewed snow clearance measures, besides availability of essential services and restoration works post heavy snowfall in Handwara Constituency. During the Durbar, Lone held interactive sessions ... Read More »

Dy CM meets PM to discusses JK’s developmental issues, political scenario

NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 8: Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh called on the Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi here today and discussed the issues related to development activities and prevailing political scenario in Jammu and Kashmir. Senior BJP leader Ms Mamta Singh also accompanied the Deputy Chief Minister. Dr Singh gave detailed brief to the Prime Minister   about the development ... Read More »

CVC meets Governor to brief him about fate of SVC’s recommendations to State Government

JAMMU, FEBRUARY 8: Following upon a meeting with Chief Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) Kuldeep Khoda again called on Governor N. N. Vohra to brief him about fate of the Commission’s recommendations sent  to the various concerned State Government departments in the past three years. CVC informed the Governor that the State Government has initiated action in respect of certain recommendations which ... Read More »

Education Deptt, AICTE organise workshop on PMSSS

Govt pursuing increase in seats under PMSSS for JK: Naeem Akhtar Jammu, Feb 08 (KNS): Minister for Education, Naeem Akhtar Tuesday said the state government is pursuing for increase in seats under the Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme (PMSSS) to benefit maximum number of students from Jammu and Kashmir. Speaking at an awareness workshop on PMSS at Women’s College Gandhi ... Read More »

No proposal to provide identity certificate to West Pak refugees in JK: MHA

‘WPRs are Indian Citizens’ New Delhi, Feb 08 (KNS): Union Home Ministry has clarified that central government has no proposal to grant domicile certificate to West Pakistan (WP) refugees in Jammu and Kashmir. The clarification came in a written reply from junior Ministers of Home Hansraj Gangaram Ahir and Kiren Rijiju said. In written replies to questions by Amar Singh ... Read More »

Snoawari villages face water scarcity, power crises

Sajad Gul SONAWARI | FEB 08 (PTK): Pethpora and Line Mohalla Shahgund villages of Sonawari area in north Kashmiri’s Bandipora district are facing immense water scarcity besides the area witness huge power crisis. The residents alleged that during election campaign some politicians assured us to provide drinking water, but after the culmination of the elections no one turned up to ... Read More »

KU teachers to oppose biometric attendance

Sajad Gul SRINAGAR |  FEB 08 (PTK): Following apparent warning to mark attendance through biometric mode, Kashmir University Teachers Association (KUTA) has decided to oppose the circular which was issued on 21 January to mark the attendance on biometric devices. In a meeting, Kashmir University Teachers Association discussed the implications of biometric attendance for the teaching faculty. “The nature of ... Read More »

ReT teachers protest against Govt

Demand release of salaries Srinagar, Feb 08 (KNS): Demanding immediate release of their salaries, the Rehber-e-Taleem (ReT) teachers of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Wednesday carried out a protest march against the government for failing to release their monthly salaries. Amid anti-government sloganeering, the protesters who were holding banners assembled at Nishat Park and marched towards Mini-secretariat Bandipora to mark ... Read More »

Section 144 imposed in Kalakote Rajouri after clashes

BJP, NC works clashes over creation of new Panchayat wards Rajouri, Feb 08 (KNS): District administration Rajouri has implemented Section 144 in Kalakote area of Rajouri on Wednesday after the clashes erupted between BJP and NC party workers there, DC Rajouri said. According to the KNS correspondent, yesterday violent clashes erupted between BJP and NC workers and injured many. The ... Read More »

Abandoning  proposal of Sainik and Pandit Colonies is vindication of stand of Kashmiris: Er. Rasheed

  Says the assurance proves those opposing colonies were neither Pakistani agents nor miscreants. Srinagar 08 February: Reacting to the announcement made by Central Govt. at the floor of Parliament that there would be no Sainik or Pandit colonies constructed in Kashmir, AIP Supremo and MLA Langate, Er. Rasheed has termed it as vindication of stand taken by Kashmiris. While interacting ... Read More »