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Akther urges Governor to revive winter tuitions in Kashmir.

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Former minister and senior Peoples Democratic Party leader Naeem Akther has urged the Governor’s administration to fully revive the winter tuition introduced in 2015. In a statement Akhter expressed concern over the delay being done in providing the incentives assured to the teachers over conducting the winter classes. “It’s worrisome ...

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Advisor Kumar, CS announce dev projects for Chadoora, Chrar-e-Sharief.

During their recent visit to Budgam, Advisor to Governor K Vijay Kumar and Chief Secretary B V R Subrahmanyam announced a slew of projects for the district aimed at providing better facilities to people here. The projects which were announced by the Advisor and Chief Secretary include construction of pilgrim ...

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Soz hits out at CM Yogi for changing names of cities, institutions.

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Senior Congress leader and the former union minister Prof Saifuddin Soz on Tuesday lashed out at the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath for changing the names of cities and institutions having any reference to Muslims and Islam. In a statement Soz said, “Political observers at the national level ...

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JRL calls shutdown across Kashmir on Nov 17 against Panchayat polls.

Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) has called for a complete shutdown across Kashmir on November 17 against the panchayat polls.The JRL comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik urged people to observe shutdown against “yet another election drama” being enacted by the “oppressive regime” of New Delhi. ...

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Ready to form govt, will stake claim when numbers come our way: JK BJP leader.

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A senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader has said the party was ready to form the government in Jammu and Kashmir and “we will stake claim as and when numbers come our way”. After their former ally, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), BJP has the second highest number of lawmakers in ...

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PaK president says no military solution to Kashmir dispute, asks UN to step forward.

While maintaining that there was no military solution to Kashmir conflict, Pakistan-administered-Kashmir (PaK) president Sardar Masood Khan has said that “Indian obstinacy” could push nuclear armed India and Pakistan to another devastating war. “India and Pakistan have fought three wars over Kashmir and Indian obstinacy on the Kashmir issue, along ...

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Rain, snow to continue in Jammu and Kashmir till Thursday: Weatherman.

Fresh snow and rain occurred in the mountains of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, as the Met forecast scattered rain and snow to continue till Thursday. There would be some improvement in the weather after Thursday, the weather official said, adding that the state had so far received 83.5 mm ...

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Alok Kumar replaces Basant.

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The government on Tuesday removed Basanth Kumar Rath as IGP Traffic and attached him in the office of commandant general Home Guards/ Civil Defence/SDRF. Alok Kumar will replace Rath.

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Govt to wind up ReT scheme after 18 years.

In a major policy decision, the state administrative council headed by Governor Satya Pal Malik would Wednesday order winding up of Rehbar-e-Taleem scheme, a teacher recruitment programme started by the J&K government way back in 2000. An official told that the school education department has mooted a proposal for closing ...

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Govt dismayed over delay in completion of projects in Srinagar.

Governor’s administration has expressed anguish over the delay in completion of developmental projects in Srinagar district and directed for completion of pending works at the earliest. Divisional commissioner Kashmir has been asked to ensure timely completion of languishing developmental and infrastructure projects. A senior government official informed that the Governor ...

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