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Three pilgrims die during Amarnath yatra

Three pilgrims die during Amarnath yatra

Srinagar: Three pilgrims, including two from Andhra Pradesh, died today en route to the holy cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas due to various causes, taking the death toll in this year’s yatra to six. Thota Radhnam, a 75-year-old woman from Fiwalayam in Andhra Pradesh, died of suspected cardiac arrest in a community […]

JKSDM starts registration for skill courses under PMKVY

JKSDM starts registration for skill courses under PMKVY

Srinagar. :  J&K Skill Development Mission (JKSDM) on Monday started registrations of candidates under PMKVY (Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana) scheme. JKSDM shortlisted 82 training partners (institutions) for conducting skill development training programs under PMKVY for unskilled, semi-skilled and unemployed youth of J&K. PMKVY is the flagship outcome-based Skill Training Scheme of the Ministry of Skill Development & […]

Dineshwar Sharma meets Vohra

Dineshwar Sharma meets Vohra

Srinagar : Central government’s  special representative for Dialogue  in J&K, Dineshwar Sharma called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan last evening and discussed trust regaining among youth. Vohra  and  Sharma held extended discussions on issues relating to the restoration of peace and normalcy and regaining the trust and confidence of the youth in […]

Former Army Commander meets Vohra

Former Army Commander meets Vohra

Srinagar:  Former Army Commander Western Command Lieutenant . Gen T.K. Sapru, on Monday met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan. Governor and Lt. Gen (Retd.) Sapru discussed issues relating to national security management.

SAC Meetings: Govt sets Friday as timeline for submission of proposals

SAC Meetings: Govt sets Friday as timeline for submission of proposals

Srinagar : The Government on Monday  asked the Administrative Secretaries to put up the proposals by Friday 4 pm to be placed before the next meeting of the State Administrative Council (SAC). A statement issued here said that the Administrative Secretaries have been further asked to submit the draft press release along with each proposal to […]

Waza visits slain Faizan’s residence, pays glowing tributes

Waza visits slain Faizan’s residence, pays glowing tributes

Srinagar : Senior Hurriyat Leader and Jammu Kashmir Peoples League Chairman(JKPL) Mukhtar Ahmad Waza Monday visited the residence of Faizan Ahmad Poswal at Ladoo Pampore and expressed Solidarity with his family. Faizan Ahmad was allegedly  killed by government forces  three days ago near an encounter site at  Chatpora Pulwama. Mukhtar Ahmad Waza while addressing condolence […]

Tighten noose around officials involved in corrupt practices, Tarigami to Vohra

Tighten noose around officials involved in corrupt practices, Tarigami to Vohra

Srinagar: Alleging that corruption has engulfed almost all the institutions in Jammu and Kashmir, senior CPI (M) leader Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami on Monday urged the Governor administration to tighten the noose around those officials involved in corrupt practices. “There is a perception among common people that from recruitment to transfers and from allotting government works […]

JKPL urges world bodies to help stop ‘bloodshed’ in Kashmir

JKPL urges world bodies to help stop ‘bloodshed’ in Kashmir

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir People’s League (JKPL) Sunday urged the international human rights organizations to play a role in stopping the ongoing ‘bloodshed’ in Kashmir. Mukhtar Waza in a meeting with People’s League Senior members Nisar Ah Rather,Riyaz Ah Dar,Aijaz Mir,Fayaz Ah and Shabir Ahmad said :“It is high time world community intervenes and […]