JK gets Rs 1093.34 cr under PM’s reconstruction plan

Srinagar: Ministry of Finance releases the first installment of Special Assistance of Rs. 1093.34 crore for Permanent Restoration of Damaged Infrastructure in State of Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) under the Prime Minister Reconstruction Plan announced by the Prime Minister on 07.11.2015. A statement issued by the Press Information Bureau to KNS said Ministry of Finance, […]

Health sector runs on crutches

Srinagar: While the State government led by Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has taken some effective measures about the health sector, hundreds of healthcare centers in Jammu and Kashmir are craving for the attention and facing shortage of manpower. The government recently terminated 100 medicos for remaining absent on duties unauthorized, the decision which attracted widespread […]

Take students on board, Omar to Govt

Srinagar: National Conference Working President and Former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday expressed concern over continued stalemate on the issue of deferment of board examinations in Jammu and Kashmir. He said the State Government should talk to the students with an open mind instead of “tormenting” them. After meeting various delegations of young students […]

VAT returns row:Traders mulling to hit roads

Srinagar: Accusing the Peoples Democratic Party-led Government of being anti-business community, various Kashmir-based traders and business chambers Monday warned that they will hit to roads against the government if the date for filing of quarterly Value Added Taxes (VAT) returns of first and second quarter for financial year 2016-17 will not be extended. Addressing a […]

Students Reflect Kashmir Pain at Model OIC Summit

SRINAGAR: Two students from Kashmir who participated in the 4th International Model OIC summit in Mashhad, Iran highlighted the plight of suffering Kashmiri Muslims and sought active OIC involvement in ending the 7 decade old crisis. The summit was held from 22nd to 28th Oct 2016 with the participation of 100 students from 40 top […]

Exam Row:Students Equate ‘Bleak’ Future By cleaning windscreens

Srinagar: As a mark of protest and to express resentment against the present state government, large number of students from Kashmir Valley on Monday appeared on MA Road and cleaned the windscreens of private vehicles. Equating their action with the bleak future awaiting them, the protesting students alleged that state government is hell-bent to ruin […]

‘Mehbooba Can Celebrate Diwali But Why Is Jamia Masjid Sealed’

Srinagar: Independent lawmaker Er Sheikh Ab Rashid on Monday said while chief minister Ms Mehbooba Mufti has every right to celebrate Diwali as head of the state and as a Muslim, but she has to answer why Muslims could not offer Friday Prayers in the historical Jamia Masjid Srinagar. Rashid asked as why were strict […]

‘Hazratbal to get energy-saving LED street lights soon’

SRINAGAR: Minister of State for Health and Medical Education, Asiea Naqash, today convened a meeting to review electricity scenario of the Hazratbal Constituency. During the meeting, the Minister said the constituency would soon get energy-saving LED street lights, which would not only save energy but will add to beauty of the area as well. She […]

Pellet Horror Returns: 2 More Teenaged Girls Hit In Face

Srinagar: At least thirteen persons were wounded while six of them were shifted to SMHS Hospital Srinagar when clashes broke out in Mulwani Mohalla Rahmoo area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Monday. Residents said that at least 13 persons some of them females were wounded and three of them were shifted to Srinagar hospital […]

Day 115: Business of Life Remains Shut

SRINAGAR:Normal life remained affected in Kashmir for the 115th consecutive day on Monday due to the separatist-sponsored strike over the recent civilian killings and in support of their demand for right to 'self determination'. Although some shops were open in few areas in the civil lines and in the outskirts of summer capital here, most […]

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