Freeze costs, specifications, timelines before taking up projects: Mehbooba

SRINAGAR:– Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, today directed all executing agencies to take up projects only after costs, specifications and timelines are frozen by the indenting departments. She added that the government cannot afford any cost overruns and delay in completion of projects which creates lot of hardships for the people. “The Department also needs to […]

Mehbooba assures maximum support to young entrepreneurs

SRINAGAR: Describing young entrepreneurs as an ideal role model for the state’s Generation Next, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, today lauded their achievement of translating imaginative ideas into real success stories against all odds, especially during the years of turbulence. She described these self-empowered young men and women as trendsetters whose success needs to be celebrated. […]

DDB approves Rs 98.96 cr annual plan for Bandipora

BANDIPORE: The District Development Board (DDB), Bandipora, which met here under the chairmanship of Minister for Youth Services & Sports, IT and Information Technology, Molvi Imran Raza Ansari, Tuesday approved an annual plan of Rs 98.96 crore for the year 2016-2017. Deputy Speaker, J&K Legislative Assembly and MLA Gurez, Mr Nazir Ahmad Gurezi, MLA Sonawari, […]

DDC Kulgam chairs DLRS meeting

KULGAM: To review the performance of various banks, District Level Review cum Consultative Committee (DLRC) meeting under District Credit Action Plan and achievements made up to the end of March 2016 was held Tuesday under the chairmanship of District Development Commissioner, Kulgam. The meeting was also attended by ADC Anantnag, District heads of various departments, […]

De-link Kashmir Issue from Governance:Mirwaiz

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq today hinted that there was a need to delink Kashmir issue from the local elections that are held in J&K.He said the elections are being held for Sadak, Bijli and Pani, so there is no need to show concern on it. “Till we achieve freedom, people need […]

Yasin for unified response to new challenges

Srinagar: Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) today said that it has started its consultative efforts to promote a unified approach for tackling new challenges that are being posed by “Indian rulers and their Kashmiri stooges in the name of so-called Israeli type separate colonies for pundits and army people, east India company type industrial policy, […]

Geelani Demands Suspension of Handwara SP

SRINAGAR: A day after “Handwara girl” addressed press in Srinagar and revealed the events, All Parties Hurriyat Conference (G) chairperson Syed Ali Geelani on Tuesday said that the incident should be investigated by an impartial commission.Demanding immediate action “the involved higher officials of army and police”, Geelani termed the revelations as “reflection of the grave […]

Thousands Join Militant Funerals

SRINAGAR:The militant who died in a brief gun battle with forces last overnight was laid to rest on Tuesday amid strong pro-freedom sloganeering. Survived by father, mother, wife and two children, the slain militant was identified as Farooq Ahmad Sheikh, a resident of Nazneenpora. Reports said that he had left his home two years ago […]

Don’t Provoke Kashmiris: Rasheed

SRINAGAR: Awami Ittehad Party’s “anti BJP-PDP campaign” reached Budgam Tuesday with hundreds joining the protest march led by its chief Er Rasheed, a statement issued by the party here read. “The protestors raised slogans against industrial policy, composite townships, proposed sainik colonies, NEET issue and making shelters for non-state subjects.” Er Rasheed addressed a gathering […]

World-hypertension-day:’Out of 1200, 200 suffer from hypertension in Kashmir’

Srinagar: To mark world hypertension day (WHD), Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today held a free hypertension screening cum awareness camp at Kashmir University (KU). Speaking on the occasion, President DAK Dr Nisar ul Hassan said the aim of the camp is to promote public awareness of hypertension and to encourage people to prevent and control […]

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