Tarigami raised supplementaries regarding power curtailments
January 22, 2018

  Jammu, January, 22(PTK):-While raising supplementaries in his question regarding power curtailments etc, M.Y.Tarigami, CPI(M) MLA said that the government has  failed to fix the responsibility of the officials responsible for missing the most important document related to MOU signed with NHPC.  Despite repeated assurances on the floor of the House, the successive.

21st Century India: 1.2 billion people have no toilet at home
January 19, 2018

Only 46.9% of the 246.6 million households have lavatories while 49.8% defecate in the open. The remaining 3.2% use public toilets.   Census 2011 data on houses, household amenities and assets reveal that 63.2% of homes have a telephone.   Analysts say the data show the complex contradictions of the Indian system.   They say the census reveals a country where millions have access to.

J&K police seek people’s help to trace missing women.
January 18, 2018

  Jammu and Kashmir police has sought help from public to trace a 70-year-old woman, who is missing from her residence in Haran Ganderbal since 1st Jan 2018 A police spokesman said that a report was received that Hajra resident of Haran Ganderbal.     Anybody having any information regarding her, may please inform police station Ganderbal.   100

Kashmir: A Summary
January 18, 2018

Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai Location: Heart of Asia, with historical links to both South and Central Asia. Kashmir shares borders with India, Pakistan, China, Afghanistan and with a small stripe of 27 miles with Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. It is the only nation in the world which shares its borders with three nuclear powers – India, Pakistan and China.   Area: 86,000 square miles, more.

Ganderbal police continues anti-polythene Drive
January 17, 2018

  Raja Syeed Rather  SRINAGAR, JAN 17 (PTK): The Station House office (SHO) Ganderbal today organised a daylong campaign against the use of polythene in Ganderbal. Led by SHO, Nissar Ahmad Hurra, checked shops and vendors at Ganderbal. Huge quantity of polythene was also seized from the shopkeepers and vendors. The SHO asked the shopkeepers and vendors to desist from using polythene. The.

Residents of Prang Ganderbal up arms against bad road conditions
January 16, 2018

    Raja Syed Rather/CORRESPONDENT    SRINAGAR, JAN 16 (PTK):  Residents and commuters are up arms against bad condition of roads in Prang area of Ganderbal. They said that the area is victim of official apathy and indifference adding that despite being an important road national highway, Prang to Prang road has been neglected in the process of development.

Fruit, Vegetable Mandis in JK to get CAS facility: Basharat Bukhari
January 15, 2018

JAMMU, JANUARY 15(PTK): The Minister for Horticulture, Syed Basharat Ahmad Bukhari today informed the Legislative Assembly that the Horticulture Department is going to establish Controlled Atmosphere Storage (CAS) facility in all Fruit and Vegetable Mandis of the State in a phased manner. Replying to a question by Mohammad Khalil Band, the Minister said   Pulwama Fruit Mandi, involving a cost of.

The patriotism of Kashmir’s Dalal Family
January 13, 2018

Bilal Bashir Bhat Over the decades there are many people who contributed a lot in enlightening the socio-political rights of the downtrodden people of Kashmir, undoubtedly, sooner or later their contributions will be compiled and acknowledged in the history of Kashmir. Advocate Yasir Dalal is among few people in Kashmir who do not pine for any acknowledgment and is keeping his legacy.

Kashmir:  A Road to Peace or Disaster?
January 12, 2018

  Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai   India and Pakistan have had more than 150 official rounds of talks in the last seven decades to discuss conflicts and differences between them. The by-product of every round of talk was an agreement to meet again to talk. In consequence, the peace process between India and Pakistan has always remained an illusion. Talks have always proved barren because the parameters of talks.

‘How long will it be till you forget Zainab?’
January 12, 2018

Islamabad: As the sun began to set on Jan 4, six-year-old Zainab Amin performed her wuzu before setting out to her maternal aunt’s place for Quran lessons. “Zainab and her cousin, Osman, used to go to their khala’s house — which is a five-minute walk — every day around 6.30pm for around half an hour. Just like any other day, I gave the children milk and they headed off for their lessons.” “This.