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Qureshi briefs Mirwaiz about Pak efforts to highlight rights abuse in Kashmir

Qureshi briefs Mirwaiz about Pak efforts to highlight rights abuse in Kashmir

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Tuesday rang up Hurriyat (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and briefed him about the efforts being made by his country to highlight human rights violations in Kashmir. According to a statement issued by Pakistan Foreign Office, Qureshi briefed Mirwaiz on the efforts of the government of Pakistan to […]

Guv grieved over demise of George Fernandes

Guv grieved over demise of George Fernandes

Jammu/Jan, 29: Governor Satya Pal Malik has expressed grief over the demise of George Fernandes, former Defence Minister of India and a veteran socialist leader. Recalling his long association with Fernandes, Governor remembered his untiring devotion towards ameliorating the lot of underprivileged section of the society and service towards nation, said an official handout. He […]

Prices of petrol, diesel decline after six days

Prices of petrol, diesel decline after six days

New Delhi/Jan, 29 : The prices of both petrol and diesel are on Tuesday dropped after six days as petrol was declined by  8-9 paise and diesel gets cheaper by 11 paise per litre. In  Delhi, petrol is being sold for Rs 71.19 per litre while diesel costs Rs 65.89 a litre. In Mumbai, people […]

Omar tributes George Fernandes on his demise, calls him “friend of J&K people’

Omar tributes George Fernandes on his demise, calls him “friend of J&K people’

Srinagar/Jan, 29: National Conference Vice President and former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has expressed his shock grief over the demise of former Defence Minister George Fernandes. Calling him a crusader who fought for the voiceless and the marginalised sections of the society Omar said George Fernandes was a friend and well wishes […]

No intimation on ECI visit to JK for poll assessment yet, will share whenever intimated: CEO

No intimation on ECI visit to JK for poll assessment yet, will share whenever intimated: CEO

Srinagar: Putting to rest all speculations about the much hyped proposed visit of a team of Election Commission of India for on spot assessment of the poll related arrangements ahead of forthcoming Lok Sabha and Assembly elections, the Jammu and Kashmir Chief Electoral Officer Shailendra Kumar Monday said that he has not received any intimation […]

Reconsider order on previous govt’s exemption on stamp duty: BJP to Guv Malik

Reconsider order on previous govt’s exemption on stamp duty: BJP to Guv Malik

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir unit of the BJP Monday urged Governor Satya Pal Malik to reconsider the Finance Department’s notification reversing the previous government’s “historic decision” of exempting women from paying stamp duty on registration of land. The statement comes days after former chief minister and PDP president Mehbooba Mufti said Malik’s move to reverse […]

For Kashmir resolution engage with Delhi: Faesal tells Kashmir mainstream

For Kashmir resolution engage with Delhi: Faesal tells Kashmir mainstream

Srinagar: Former IAS officer Shah Faesal who has decided to launch his own political party Monday appealed mainstream parties from J&K to engage with Government of India, so that Kashmir issue can be resolved. He said killings in Kashmir can’t go like this forever. Local news gathering agency CNS quoted Faesal as saying “I belong […]

Pakistan willing to resume talks with India after polls: Minister

Pakistan willing to resume talks with India after polls: Minister

Islamabad: Pakistan is willing to resume peace talks with New Delhi after the 2019 general election in India with whoever takes power, Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry has said. Speaking to the Gulf News in an interview on Sunday, Chaudhry termed the current time unfit for talks due to the “ongoing turmoil” in Indian politics. “We […]

Altaf Bukhari expulsion effect: Ten Amirakadal ward presidents resigned from PDP

Altaf Bukhari expulsion effect: Ten Amirakadal ward presidents resigned from PDP

Srinagar: At least ten Ward Presidents from Amira Kadal Constituency Monday resigned from People’s Democratic Party. Their resignations came after the party expelled its representative for Amira Kadal Srinagar Syed Altaf Bukhari. Bukhari was expelled by PDP president Mehbooba Mufti for indulging in ‘anti’ party activities. These Ward Presidents have submitted a letter to party […]

SAC approves ‘Trust Based’ Health Insurance Model for employees

SAC approves ‘Trust Based’ Health Insurance Model for employees

Jammu: The State Administrative Council (SAC) which met here under the chairmanship of Governor, Satya Pal Malik approved a Health Insurance scheme for J&K Government Employees and Pensioners based on ‘Trust Model’. After the scrapping of previous Medical Claim Policy, State Government constituted a Committee of Officers headed by Principal Secretary, Health & Medical Education […]

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