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CM chairs 19th meeting of Patnitop Development Authority

CM chairs 19th meeting of Patnitop Development Authority

Mehbooba emphasizes developing catchment areas, facility upgradation at Patnitop Directs accelerated pace on Patnitop Ropeway, Sanasar road SRINAGAR, MAY 09: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today emphasised on developing areas like Sanasar, Mantalai and other spots to make up for the supposed dip in tourist arrivals to Patnitop in view of the operationalisation of Nashri tunnel. […]

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Govt hires UMTC for survey of better Traffic management plan in the city

Govt hires UMTC for survey of better Traffic management plan in the city

SRINAGAR, MAY 09: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today reviewed the progress of traffic management plan in the city. Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Additional Commissioner Kashmir, Chief Engineer R&B, SSP Traffic, RTO Kashmir, Deputy Director Planning and other concerned officers were present in the meeting. Div Com was informed that government will hire Urban Mass […]

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Dy CM directs for undertaking developmental schemes in mission mode

Dy CM directs for undertaking developmental schemes in mission mode

SRINAGAR, MAY 09: The Deputy Chief Minister, Dr. Nirmal Singh, today directed the officers to speed up the pace of work undertaken under various developmental initiatives of Housing and Urban Development Department (HUDD) in the Kashmir Division by taking up them in a mission mode. The Deputy Chief Minister was addressing officers during a review […]

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Asiea tours Srinagar city, inspects sanitation measures

Asiea tours Srinagar city, inspects sanitation measures

SRINAGAR, MAY 09: Minister of State for Health and Medical Education, Social Welfare, Housing & Urban Development, Asiea Naqash, today toured several parts of the city to take first-hand appraisal of steps being undertaken by SMC for improved sanitation system in Srinagar. She visited Zero Bridge, Jawahar Nagar, Rajbagh, L D Hospital, G.B Pant, Children […]

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2.78 lakh LPG connections issued under PMUY in JK

2.78 lakh LPG connections issued under PMUY in JK

JAMMU, MAY 09: Around 2.78 lakh LPG connections have been issued to women beneficiaries in Jammu and Kashmir under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) which has resulted in increasing LPG Coverage in the State to 85.20%. This information was given by the Minister of State (I/C) Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan. He said 2.20 […]

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Teaching community must fulfill its responsibility: Altaf Bukhari

Teaching community must fulfill its responsibility: Altaf Bukhari

Directs for time bound promotion/regularization in Edu Deptt MLAs to be taken on board in fixing infrastructure priorities SRINAGAR, MAY 9: Reiterating his commitment to address their genuine grievances in a time bound manner, Minister for Education Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari on Wednesday appealed teachers’ community to fulfill their responsibilities by making personality development of […]

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Div Com tours city, stress on development in work culture

Div Com tours city, stress on development in work culture

Srinagar: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan conducted tour of Srinagar City areas and stress on development in work culture. The Divisional commissioner also urged the officers to personally monitor the progress of developmental work.

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Prevailing situation serious, but can be resolved: Mehbooba

Prevailing situation serious, but can be resolved: Mehbooba

Srinagar: Terming the prevailing situation in the Kashmir Valley “serious”, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti Monday said that the situation can be resolved and appealed the electronic media not to telecast those debates which disturb peace in the state. “Since 1947, we have seen ups and downs in the state. For 22 years, famous leader (Sheikh […]

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Students protest continue in Kashmir

Students protest continue in Kashmir

Srinagar: A day after Education Minister Altaf Bukhari assured students that their colleagues will be released provided that don’t hit to roads, students at many places on Monday hit to roads and clashed with government forces, prompting police make many more arrests. Students blocked the road at Umarabad HMT and amid pro-freedom slogans pelted stones […]

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ISIS, Al-Qaida have nothing to do with our movement: Resistance leadership

ISIS, Al-Qaida have nothing to do with our movement: Resistance leadership

Srinagar: Declaring ongoing freedom struggle as indigenous, resistance leadership said that terrorism and freedom movement are poles apart. Monday, pro-freedom leadership disclosed that Indian agencies are desperate to malign movement and under well thought plan are drawing their policies to bring bad name to ongoing freedom struggle in Kashmir. Pro-freedom leader while divulging the fraudulence […]

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95 locals join militant ranks in recent past: IGP

95 locals join militant ranks in recent past: IGP

Srinagar: Asking students not to confront police, Inspector General of Police Kashmir Zone, Syed Javaid Mujtaba Geelani Monday said that militant outfits Lashkar-e-Toiba and Hizbul Mujhadeen are behind the bank robberies in Jammu and Kashmir. Addressing a press conference here in Police Control Room, IGP Kashmir said that the video footages taken from different banks […]

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Special cyber team in Valley to ascertain militant videos locations

Special cyber team in Valley to ascertain militant videos locations

Srinagar: New Delhi has dispatched a special technological expert team to Kashmir Valley to ascertain the locations from where militants allegedly upload their videos on social networking sites. Highly placed sources told news agency CNS that the team of experts hails from Indian silicon city Bengaluru. In past, scores of militant videos have gone viral […]

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Congress blames Govt for worrisome situation in valley

Congress blames Govt for worrisome situation in valley

Srinagar: On the opening of Darbar Move in Srinagar today, J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) held a peaceful sit in Dharna against the anti-people and wrong policies of the ruling dispensation of PDP BJP. The Party also peacefully protested against use of force and interference in the Institutions, as a result, the situation has deteriorated […]

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Come out of your make-believe world: NC to CM

Come out of your make-believe world: NC to CM

Srinagar: National Conference on Monday said Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti’s statement that Kashmir had “seen worse” was an alarming sign of her complete disconnect from reality and goes on to prove how she is living in denial. In a statement issued to KNS, NC State Spokesperson Junaid Mattu said the Chief Minister should remember that […]

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Collective, heedful efforts needed to get JK out of difficult times: Mehbooba

Collective, heedful efforts needed to get JK out of difficult times: Mehbooba

Srinagar: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today stressed on collective and heedful efforts by every section of the society to get J&K out of the difficult times and the looming uncertainties. She said this is not the first time that people of the State have seen tough times but in the past also they have braved […]

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Conduct regular field visits, reach out to people to mitigate their problems: Mehbooba to officers

Conduct regular field visits, reach out to people to mitigate their problems: Mehbooba to officers

Srinagar: Asking the state administration to be more responsive to the needs of the people of the State, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today directed the officers to undertake frequent field visits to assess the people’s problems and demands. Chairing a meeting of Administrative Secretaries after the opening of Civil Secretariat here today, the Chief Minister […]

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Banning TV channels, social media fascist approach: Mirwaiz

Banning TV channels, social media fascist approach: Mirwaiz

Srinagar: Terming the ban on almost three dozen TV Channels in Kashmir after banning the Social Networking Sites, as fascist approach of the government, Chairman Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq said that the real purpose behind all these actions is to isolate the Kashmiri population as the authorities do not want the reality of […]

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Police foil Engineer Rasheeds Secretariat march

Police foil Engineer Rasheeds Secretariat march

Srinagar, May 8, CNS: Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh had to face hard hitting slogans near Magharmal Bagh on Monday when his cavalcade was cornered by scores of AIP protestors. Defying strict police restrictions scores joined AIP’s march to Gherao Civil Secretariat. Protestors were holding play cards, banners and black flags in their hands and […]

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HC stays reinstatement of terminated doctor

HC stays reinstatement of terminated doctor

Srinagar: The High Court Monday stayed the judgement of its Single Bench about the reinstatement of a doctor who was terminated by the government in 2015. The Division bench of the court comprising Chief Justice Bader Durez Ahmad and Justice Ali Muhammad Magray stayed the Single bench decision of the court where in Justice Yaqoob […]

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Shah asks New Delhi to ponder why Kashmiris are against India

Shah asks New Delhi to ponder why Kashmiris are against India

Srinagar: The incarcerated chairman of Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) Shabir Ahmad Shah on Monday asked New Delhi to ponder over why the new generation of Kashmir is up in arms against India while asserting that only those with weak stand run away from talks. In a statement issued to KNS, Shah said the world peace […]

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Aasiya Andrabi’s remand extended for two more days

Aasiya Andrabi’s remand extended for two more days

Srinagar: Court has extended the judicial remand of Dukhtaran-e-Milat Chairperson Aasiya Andrabi for two more days. Andrabi and her associate Fehmeda Sofi are currently lodged in Women’s Police Station Rambagh. A police party form Soura and Zakoora police stations arrested Aasiya Andrabi from her Soura residence on April 26. She was booked under section 107 […]

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2 cops wounded in mysterious Doda firing

2 cops wounded in mysterious Doda firing

Srinagar: In a mysterious incident of firing, at least two cops were wounded at a police post in Tanta area of Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir, reports said on Monday. Reports said that the post, located in the mountainous Tanta area of the district, came under attack at 2 am, leaving two Special Police […]

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Police arrests drug peddler in Kupwara

Police arrests drug peddler in Kupwara

Kupwara: Continuing with the mission of J&K Police to free the society from drug abuse and psychotropic substances, based on specific input, the special team of District Police Kupwara has recovered ½ Kg Charas from Drugmulla area, police said. “We have a notorious drug peddler/seller of psychotropic substances, identified as Fayaz Ahmad War of Kulangam, […]

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Hurriyat (G) condemns ban on TV channels

Hurriyat (G) condemns ban on TV channels

Srinagar, May 08: Strongly condemning the ban on electronic media, Hurriyat Conference (G) while lashing out at state administration, said that it is highly deplorable and tantamount to strangulate freedom of expression. It is step forward for creation of ‘’Hindu Rashtra’’ and authorities have opted to begin with their plans from Jammu & Kashmir. It […]

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Dr. Farooq inaugurates T20 Tournament at Budgam

Dr. Farooq inaugurates T20 Tournament at Budgam

Budgam, May 08: National Conference President and Member of Parliament for Srinagar, Dr. Farooq Abdullah on Monday inaugurated the Shaheed Aga Syed Mehdi Memorial T20 Cricket Tournament at Budgam. The tournament is a yearly, popular event organized by the Al Mehdi Foundation and witnesses massive participation of youth from all across the Valley. A total […]

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Impact of social media ban will be reviewed after one month: IGP Kashmir

Impact of social media ban will be reviewed after one month: IGP Kashmir

Srinagar: Police Monday said that it will review the ban on social media sites after the one month period is over, while stating that 95 % schools and colleges are working normally in the Kashmir Valley. Addressing a press conference here, Inspector General of Police, Kashmir, Syed Javaid Mujtaba Gilani said: “The impact of the […]

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Emergency laws implemented in Kashmir: Nayeem Khan

Emergency laws implemented in Kashmir: Nayeem Khan

Srinagar: After banning social media, terming the banning of 34 TV channels as evidence that India has lost at the hands of Kashmiri people, senior Hurriyat leader and Jammu Kashmir National Front chairman, Nayeem Ahmad Khan today said that so called rulers are implementing laws on daily basis which only prevail during emergency. He said […]

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