Centre State Relations Misaligned?

CM bypassed over house arrest of Hurriyat leaders SRINAGAR: Centre’s curious decision not to take Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed over the issue of placing  Hurriyat leaders under house arrest on Thursday  forced it to temporarily abandon plans to restrain the separatists from travelling to Delhi for talks with Pakistan national security […]

1300 km road length targeted for macadamization

Encourage double-shift system: Altaf to Engineers SRINAGAR: In a clear message to the senior functionaries of R&B department, the Minister for R&B, Gardens Parks and Floriculture, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari has asked them to understand their responsibilities and prove that they are real builders of the nation. Only sitting on chairs is not sufficient to […]

Mufti all praise for his admin

SRINAGAR: The Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed today said the present government assumed office amid arduous political and administrative challenges and some of these challenges continue to dog the Government even today.  Education Minister, Mr Naeem Akhtar, who is also the Government Spokesman, said the Chief Minister in his opening remarks at the State Cabinet […]

Pak wants to show Hurriyat represents J-K, Ladakh: Farooq

SRINAGAR: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah on Friday criticised Pakistan for inviting the separatists for a meeting with its NSA Sartaj Aziz, saying Islamabad wants to show that Hurriyat represents Jammu-Kashmir and Ladakh. “When Prime Minister Narendra Modi had decided to have talks with his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif over the issue […]

Our meeting on Aug. 23: Shah

Srinagar: Hurriyat leader Shabbir Shah on Friday said that they would be meeting Pakistan’s National Security Advisor (NSA) Sartaj Aziz at Pakistan House in the national capital on Sunday. “Our meeting with Pakistan’s NSA Sartaj Aziz will be on August 23 at 6 p.m. at Pakistan House in Delhi,” he said.

Kashmiris have legitimate claim over dialogue: Malik

SRINAGAR: Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief Yasin Malik on Friday said that the people of Kashmir have every legitimate claim to be a part of any kind of decision-making process between India and Pakistan. Malik said the separatists welcome a dialogue between India and Pakistan if they are willing to resolve the Kashmir issue. […]

20-year-old girl hangs self to death

Pulwama: A 20-year-old girl allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself inside her home at Rohomo area of Pulwama district in south Kashmir. The girl (name withheld) of Rohomo, hanged herself inside her home today morning, a police official told GNS. The family members of the girl, after spotting her hanging inside the room, immediately rushed […]

Education Minister calls on Governor

Srinagar: Mr. Naeem Akhter, Minister for Education, J&K Government, called on Mr. N.N. Vohra, Governor, here at the Raj Bhavan today. Mr. Akhter informed the Governor about various important initiatives which are being taken by the School and the Higher Education Departments to improve and upgrade the functioning educational institutions in J&K.

Amir Visits Kargil

KARGIL: Executive Director and Secretary J&K State Social Welfare Board Aamir Ali inspected various Crèche Centers in Kargil District, sponsored by the State Board and run through an NGO Project Implementation Committee Kargil.  The Crèche Centers were inspected at Gund Mangal Pore, Saliskote, Minji, Baroo, Baroo Tsok and Poyan. During inspection the children presented cultural […]

Cabinet nod to ANS Irrigation Canal Rajouri

SRINAGAR: The Cabinet which met here today under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, accorded sanction to the allotment of contract for Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) of ANS Irrigation Canal Rajouri to M/s ECI-SRM Projects at a negotiated cost of Rs 43.80 crore.

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