Srinagar-Leh road opened for vehicular movement
April 30, 2016

Srinagar |  (PTK): Though the 434-long Srinagar-Leh highway remained closed for more than five months, the highway was Saturday re-opened for Light Motor Vehicles while the decision on movement of heavy motor vehicles will be taken later, an official said. According to an official, the Srinagar-Leh highway was re-opened today after five months for light motor vehicles. “The light motor vehicles.

Nazir Laway for empowerment of women
April 30, 2016

Srinagar |  (PTK): Member Parliament Rajya Sabha Nazir Ahmad Laway along with MLA Shopian Advocate Mohammad Yousuf Bhat Sahib and Deputy Commissioner, Shopian Mr.G.M.Dar visited the Girls Higher Secondary School Shopian to inaugurate the ambulance provided by  MP under MPLADS. In addition Library books, computers etc, were inaugurated which were provided by MP MLA Advocate Mohammad Yousuf Bhat has.

Poppy cultivation destroyed in Awantipora
April 30, 2016

Srinagar |  (PTK): Continuing its drive against contraband cultivation, Awantipora police under the supervisor of SP Awantipora  Shridhar Patil destroyed poppy cultivation in Tral area. Police Awantipora in association with District administration after identification of pockets of poppy cultivation through field verification destroyed poppy cultivation spared over 05 Kanals of land at Pinglish and.

Govt taking people-friendly measures says PDP
April 30, 2016

Srinagar | (PTK): The Communication of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti to Badal, Chief Minister of Punjab on the issue of “Kothdar’s” (mutton dealers)  has been received with great relief by the party cadre in particular and the masses in general. A party spokesperson in a statement said the hike in the remuneration of Nambardars and Chokidars is seen as a compassionate measure. “The relief.

PDP nominates Zone incharges for Srinagar
April 30, 2016

Srinagar |  (PTK): As a prelude to streamline further the grossroot party network for reaching out to masses, the PDP today nominates Incharge Zone Presidents for various zones of district Srinagar. The arrangement follows an extensive exercise and interaction with the party cadre as a consultative process intune with the democratic traditions of the party. The party reiterated its resolve to transform.

SVO produces Challan against Govt official
April 30, 2016

Srinagar |  (PTK): State Vigilance Organization Saturday produced a Challan before Court of Special anti-corruption judge against Nazir Ahmad Dar. A spokesperson of the SVO in a statement said they produced a Challan of FIR No 04/2015 against public servant Nazir Ahmad Dar son of Abdul Rehman Dar resident of Chewa Wadwan, Budgam the then Range Clerk Forest Department Budgam before Court of Special.

DG Information, Zaffar Ahmad retires
April 30, 2016

Jammu |  (PTK): The Director General, Information & Public Relations, Zaffar Ahmad Bhat today retired from government service after putting in 32 years of distinguished career. He headed the Information Department four times. Respected for his integrity and dedication, Zaffar has been a recipient of Chief Minister’s Gold Medal for honesty and integrity. He has served the State distinctively.

RBI Governor assures Mehbooba on empowerment of JK youth
April 30, 2016

Jammu |  (PTK): Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti Saturday urged premier banking institutions to reach out to state’s young and budding entrepreneurs by helping them in establishing viable business units. She said she expects Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to do more in exerting pressure on banking firms operating in the state so that small and medium enterprises have hassle-free access to loans. “We.

CM takes on CAPD officials No ration for April yet
April 30, 2016

Srinagar |  (PTK): Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has reprimanded the Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution department officials for not distributing the ration for the month of April. Sources told PTK that the Chief Minister had convened a meeting two days back in Jammu, where she took on the CAPD officials for not having distributed the rice of April month in Srinagar. “The Chief Minister told.

MS Unani Hospital Shaltang arrested on rape charges
April 30, 2016

Srinagar |  (PTK): Police have arrested Medical Superintendent Unani Hospital Shantang Dr Javid Ahmad on the charges of raping a woman in North Kashmir’s Bandipora district. Police sources told PTK that a woman (name withheld) of Ajas Sumbal of Bandipora has lodged a complaint that Dr Javid had raped her when the accused had gone to meet victim’s husband at their home, the last week. Follow which.