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Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, India 190001
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Minister for Works, Naeem Akhtar on behalf of Finance Minister, informed the House that 88040 unemployed youth are registered with various District Employment and Counselling Centres of the State till ending 2017. He, however, said that the...
Minister for Social Welfare, Mr Sajad Lone informed the House that the centre has sanctioned 3361 additional Anganwari centres for uncovered areas of the state. Replying to a question raised by Mr Rajiv Jasrotia, the Minister said that a proposal...
Violent protests continued till late night in entire Langate area against dragging and humiliating Er. Rasheed and slapping PSA on three youth namely Aashiq Hussain Ganaie, Ab. Rashid Khan and Irshad Ahmad Parra. Besides Er. Rasheed several including women got...
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Vice President Mohammad Sartaj Madni has hailed the government decision to provide three percent reservation to Pahari speaking people in government services as an appropriate step towards harmonious growth. He said that the decision comes...
Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh today informed the Legislative Assembly that the government has spent Rs 17.53 crore on power infrastructure under Border Area Development Programme (BADP) across the state in two years. Replying to a question by Dr...
All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) while reiterating the demand for the return of mortal remains of both Mohammad Maqbool Bhat and Mohamad Afzal Guru, said, although it is purely a human issue, India is very reluctant to this...
Cold wave conditions continued in the Kashmir Valley and the Ladakh region on Friday as minimum temperatures dropped several notches below the freezing point. The Met department has forecast cold, dry weather in Jammu and Kashmir till Saturday although...
Opposition National Conference (NC) legislators on Friday disrupted the state Assembly demanding a statement from Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on cross-border firing on the Line of Control (LoC) and the International Border (IB). Senior NC leaders, Mian Altaf and...
The NHRC has taken cognizance of a complaint filed by three children of Army officers alleging violation of human rights of the force's personnel in recent incidents of stone-pelting in Jammu and Kashmir. In a statement issued to PTK today,...
A complete shutdown was observed in the home town of Afzal Guru on his 5th death anniversary while all shops, business establishments remain shut and public transport was also off the roads. In order to maintain law and order...
Rio Olympics silver-medallist P.V Sindhu. Sindhu won her singles encounter but her efforts went in vain as Indian women team's campaign came to an end in the Badminton Asian Team Championships after losing 1-3 to Indonesia at the Sultan Abdul...
India is considering scrapping the 20 percent export duty on sugar, the country's food minister said on Friday, as the government tries various ways to lift prices of the sweetener amid expectations of a surge in production this marketing...
China is in touch with India to discuss a way to resolve the political crisis in the Maldives and does not want the issue to become another "flashpoint" between the two neighbours, Chinese officials with direct knowledge of the...
After a public embrace of Israel as a strategic partner, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is heading to the Palestinian territories and the Gulf on Friday to bolster long-standing political and economic ties. India was one of the earliest champions of...
What is the first thing when you think of wool? It’s probably that warm, cosy sweater your granny knitted for you. But ace fashion designer Manish Malhotra is attempting to change that perception. He sets an example for a...
Minister for Revenue, Hajj and Auqaf and Parliamentary Affairs, Abdul Rehman Veeri on Wednesday informed the House that a Special Investigation Team (SIT) has been constituted by Crime Branch to investigate the recent murder and rape of a minor...
A report has claimed that Pakistan has been using US anti-tank missiles to attack Indian Army bunkers along the Line of Control (LOC). Sources in the Defence set-up as saying that Pakistan, which has intensified ceasefire violations along the 740-kilometre-long...
Normal life in Kashmir was affected due to a strike called by separatists to press for the return of mortal remains of Parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru on his fifth death anniversary today even as authorities imposed restructions...
The Jammu and Kashmir government on Friday told the Supreme Court that the state minority commission will submit a blueprint in connection with a plea to grant minority status to non-Muslims in the state within four weeks. While hearing the...
 A day after the father of the Army officer named in the case involving the deaths of three civilians in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian approached the Supreme Court challenging the First Information Report or FIR, the court has agreed...

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