Fee Waiver for Girl Child to be Implemented from Monday: Govt

SRINAGAR: The PDP-BJP Government Tuesday said that the fee waiver for girls in all government schools will be implemented from Monday, when it was announced in the  Budget 2016-17. Minister of State for Education Priya Sethi said in the Lower House today that the education for girl child in schools is completely free. “It was […]

Legislative Assembly takes up discussion on Budget

Srinagar: – The House today took up General discussion on Budget 2016-17. Initiating the discussion, Mr. Mohammad Shafi Uri appreciated the government’s move of rationalization in State’s Annual Budget, adding that rationalization of tax system is a positive step. He said that the budget has many good initiatives but more focus should have been given […]

Budget lacks imagination and empathy: NC

Srinagar: National Conference on Tuesday termed the 2016 State Budget presented by Finance Minister Dr. Haseeb Drabu as mediocre and disappointing and said it lacked imagination and empathy. National Conference Spokesperson in a statement issued here said the only saving grace in the budget speech was a newly discovered, misplaced sense of humor by a […]

Budget is an insult to Mufti Sayeed’s memory: Jora

Srinagar :-This budget, as pointed out by the Finance Minister, is a tribute to the Jenab Mufti Sayeed. To quote the Finance Minister ‘ this budget puts into a framework “the Mufti Model of Governance,” said Congress Legislative Party leader Nawang Rigzin Jora in the assembly today. He said it is an insult to Mufti […]

Locals to get jobs in vital projects in JK: Veeri

SRINAGAR:Minister for Parliamentary Affairs and Public Works, Mr Abdul Rehman Veeri today said that government would ensure that local youth would get jobs on preferential terms in all vital projects being executed in the State. “We have taken up the matter with concerned companies wherein they have been directed to give priority to the local […]

PDP terms state Budget as realistic with rational distribution

Srinagar :-Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has hailed the State Budget 2016 as realistic with rational resource distribution. Nizamudin Bhat party General Secretary said that the budget also reflects governments desire to take into account the gross root issues for redressal through innovative financial management and indigenous planning. Bhat said that gender- specific initiatives have come […]

Awareness among farmers necessary for better farming: Farooq Andrabi

ANANTNAG: Krishi Vigyan Kendra (SKUAST) organized a one-day fair cum awareness camp on Pradahan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana at Kreeri Shahabad Dooru in Anantnag today. Minister of State for Haj & Auqaf, PHE and Irrigation & Flood Control, Power Development, Industries & Commerce, Syed Farooq Ahmad Andrabi, and Member of Parliament Nazir Ahmad Laway were […]

Sajad Sofi stars as Budgam Blues overpower Duroosabdan in super-over finish

SRINAGAR: Sajad Sofi hit a brilliant ton as Budgam Blues beat Duroosabdan in the super-over finish in the league fixture of Budgam Premier League 2016 played at Sheikhpora Cricket Ground Budgam on Tuesday. Batting first Duroosabdan made a commanding 182 in the allotted 20 overs thanks to contributions from the top order. In reply Sofi […]

Bandipora volleyball tourney ends

Srinagar:  A week-long provincial level Volleyball tournament concluded at S.K. Sports Stadium Bandipora on Tuesday, according to a statement issued by government’s information department.  The statement added that around  465 players from 39 different teams participated in the tournament. Additional Deputy Commissioner Bandipora was the chief guest at presentation ceremony handing over trophies to the […]

Shanpora Premier League:192 players find teams in bidding process

SRINAGAR: The player bidding of upcoming Shanpora Premier League was held late Monday in which 192 players went under hammer. The bidding process was organized by Shanpora cricket fraternity and was sponsored by Mirza Sons and Mirza Gladiators. Around 378 players  went under hammer with  192 managing to find a team to ply their trade […]

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