Jammu & Kashmir

Tral, Rajpora towns observe shutdown against the killing of militants

Day 3 Pulwama, Jan 3: People observed a complete shutdown in Tral and Rajpora towns of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district for the third consecutive day against the killing of three militants during an attack on a CRPF camp. All shops, business establishments, government and private offices remained closed in these areas while public transport remained off the roads. Three militants and ...

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Speaker disallows adjournment motion regarding deepening power crisis in Kashmir

Jammu, Jan 3: Jammu Kashmir Legislative Assembly Speaker who is also the BJP senior leader Kavinder Gupta Wednesday disallowed an adjournment motion regarding deepening power crisis in Kashmir Valley.        The adjournment motion was moved by Communist Party of India (Marxist) Muhammad Yousuf Tarigami.     Jammu & Kashmir, particularly Kashmir is undergoing one of its worst  power crisis, the unscheduled load ...

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PDP legislators take on Oppn, expose deceitful tactics of NC, Congress

Jammu, Jan 03: The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) legislators in the Upper House of State Legislature on Wednesday exposed the deceitful tactics being pursued by the opposition parties to mislead the people about the historic initiatives taken by the ruling Mehbooba Mufti-led coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir. The PDP legislators missed no opportunity to take on the National Conference ...

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“PDP welcomes governor’s Offer for engagement” Initiative of taking dialogue process through Centre’s Special Representative most appreciable: Madni

Srinagar, Jan 3: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) appreciates the state Government’s resolve to take the initiative of dialogue through the institution of Centre’s Special Representative to its logical conclusion.  Party welcomes the Governor’s offer for engagement as a sincere and concerted follow up “made in his Address to joint session of legislators, yesterday. PDP Vice President Sartaj Madni said the process ...

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Abdul Haq sanctions Rs 2.47 cr project for AGs Office Asks JKPCC to start construction work this week

SRINAGAR, JAN 01 :  Minister for Law and Justice Abdul Haq on Monday sanctioned an amount of Rs 2.47 crore for construction of additional accommodation for Advocate General’s Office at Jammu wing of JK High Court. Responding to the grievances highlighted by several law officers during a review meeting on Sunday, Minister personally visited the high court on Monday to take ...

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Expecting some pioneering measures for education sector in Budget 2018-19: Altaf

8700 teacher vacancies to be advertised next month JAMMU, Jan 01: The Minister for Education Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari today hinted at big announcement for education sector in the coming budget session, while announcing that the government would refer 8700 more teacher vacancies to SSB to be advertised next month in addition to 2154 posts referred already to recruitment agency ...

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Tassaduq Mufti asks IHM to upgrade syllabus for Tourist Facilitator Program

Reviews tourism-related courses taught in institute under skill development prog SRINAGAR, Jan 01: Minister for Tourism, Tassaduq Hussain Mufti today directed the Institution of Hotel Management (IHM), Rajbagh to upgrade the syllabus for Tourist Facilitator programme on the contemporary lines and asked them to improve the standard of teaching. He said this during the meeting convened to review the tourism-related ...

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Geelani pays tribute to slain militants

Srinagar, Jan 1,: Paying glowing tributes to youth slain in Letpora gunfight, Syed Ali Geelani that the youth are sacrificing their precious lives for a greater cause to serve nation and we are duty bound to carry their mission to its logical conclusion”.  Blaming India’s “haughty and stubborn” approach for continuous bloodshed in state, Geelani said: “We are a peaceful nation ...

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Triple talaq bill, allowing Muslim women without Mehram direct interference with Islam says, Geelani

Srinagar, Jan 1: Syed Ali Geelani on Monday termed the triple talaq bill   and allowing the Muslim women without Mehram as unjustified and interference with the religious matters of Muslim community, saying it is also an affront to the Muslim Personal Law. Criminalising the instant divorce practice and making it punishable offence is condemnable, Geelani said and added that altering and ...

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Lady drug peddler arrested from North Kashmir

Kupwara, Jan 1: Continuing with the special drive of J&K Police to eradicate the drug menace from the society, based on specific information, a lady drug peddler has been arrested along with charas during checking of vehicles at Drugmulla area of North Kashmir’s Kupwara district.     The lady has been identified as Mugli Begum wife of Abdul Qayoom Khan of Zurhama. ...

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