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315 road projects worth Rs 2560 cr submitted for funding: Naeem Akhtar

Jammu, Jan 3:  Minister for Roads and Buildings, Naeem Akhtar, while replying to a question by Haji Abdul Rashid in the Legislative Assembly, informed the house that the state government has submitted 289 road projects involving an estimated cost of Rs 2488.06 crore to NABARD and CRF to be taken up across the state during the current financial year. He further ...

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Malik arrested, shifted to central jail Srinagar

Srinagar, Jan 03: Chairman Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Muhammad Yasin Malik on Wednesday was arrested by police from JKLF office and immediately shifted to central jail Srinagar on a judicial remand. The spokesman said Police cordoned the JKLF office at Abi Guzar and arrested JKLF chairman. It is worth to mention that JKLF district president Budgam Gulzar Ahmad Pahalwan ...

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US to announce ‘actions on Pakistan within 48 hours’

Washington: The United States accused Pakistan on Tuesday of playing a “double game” on fighting terrorism and warned Islamabad it would have to do more if it wanted to maintain U.S. aid. “They can do more to stop terrorism and we want them to do that,” White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders told reporters. The White House said it would likely ...

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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 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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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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Kashmir Industrial Unit Holders protest against discriminatory SROs

Srinagar, Jan 01: The Industrial Unit Holders from Kashmir Valley Monday staged a protest against SRO 519 and SRO 521 recently passed by the state government.     Scores of unit holder assembled here in press enclave Srinagar to register their protest. They were carrying placards and banner accusing State Government of bringing up with discriminatory SRO’s to devastate the industrial sector.  ...

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Pulwama, Shopian observe shutdown to mourn the killing of two fidayeen militants

Pulwama, Jan 01: The twin districts of South Kashmir Pulwama and Shopian observed a complete shutdown on Monday.     The shutdown was observed to mourn the killing of two militants from Pulwama district.     The two fidayeen militants Manzoor Ahmed Baba of Drabgam and Fardeen Ahmed Khandey of Nazneenpora Tral were killed yesterday when they resorted to an audacious attack on ...

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