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Bukhari known as a great peace lover in the Valley

It is perhaps the best tribute to Shujaat Bukhari that he was slandered by both sides of the polarised debate on Kashmir. He was excoriated in Kashmir as a “tout” of the intelligence agencies who pandered to the “Indian” narrative. D

J&K Police wants youths going to Pakistan on valid visa seeks clearence

Following inputs that youths from the Valley are crossing over to Pakistan on valid visas for arms training, Jammu and Kashmir Police has recommended that youths intending to visit Pakistan should be asked to get a clearance certificate from police before embarking on the trip.

CM directs immediate release of Rs 143 cr for paying SSA teachers’ salaries

Giving a major relief to the teachers working under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan(SSA), Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today ordered the immediate release of Rs 143 crore for paying their pending salaries.

Jhelum water transport to start from June 28: Div Com

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today said that the government will start the water transport in river Jhelum from June 28, 2018.

Mehbooba appeals all stakeholders to join dialogue process

Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today appealed all stakeholders in the State to come forward and join the dialogue offer made by the Central Government recently.

J&K KVIB holds workshop on various schemes

Jammu and Kashmir Khadi and Village Industries Board today held a workshop on various schemes, being implemented by the KVIB, at Udhyog Bhawan Jammu, wherein Vice Chairman of the Board- Peerzada Mansoor Hussain Sohrawardy was the chief guest.

JK brings Protection of Children from Sexual Violence Ordinance-2018

The state cabinet that met here today under the chairpersonship of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti approved the Jammu and Kashmir Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018 and the Jammu and Kashmir Protection of Children from Sexual Violence Ordinance, 2018.

Cabinet approves implementation of 7th pay commission recommendations

In a major decision, the state cabinet that met here today under the chairpersonship of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti approved implementation of 7th pay commission recommendations for state government employees and pensioners with effect from January 2016.

Chief Minister e-inaugurates Dialysis facility at Anantnag District Hospital

Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti e-inaugurated a separate Dialysis facility for Anantnag District Hospital here today.

Fulfilling commitments made with every section of society: Mehbooba

Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today said that her Government is fulfilling the commitments made with every section of society in the State.

Govt orders closure of academic private tuitioning

In order to remove distractions in and around schools and to put in place a regulatory mechanism for improving the academic environment in the State, Minister for Education, Finance and Labour & Employment, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari today said all those private tuition centers which offer tuitions upto class 12th will be closed for time being and the decision in this regard will be reviewed on fortnightly basis.

JK’s developmental profile transforming fast: Dy CM

 Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh today maintained that the achievements registered by the coalition government during last three years have changed the development narrative in the state besides ensuring transparency and accountability.

Need for reviving teachings, philosophy of Hazrat Amir e Kabir (R. A.): Mehbooba

Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today stressed the need for reviving the teachings of Hazrat Amir Kabir Mir Syed Ali Hamdani (R. A.) saying these hold the key to many of the issues confronting humanity in the present day world.

Bukhari seeks civil society support to avert educational disempowerment

Seeking cooperation from every section of the society to ensure disruption-free academic activities in the Valley, the Minister for Education, Finance and Labour & Employment, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari today urged the students to concentrate on their studies.

Mehbooba welcomes Union Cabinet decision to award death to rape convicts

Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has welcomed the decision of the Union Cabinet to award death penalty to those convicted of raping children up to 12 years of age. This, she said, would go a long way in curbing the level of harassment against women and girl child in the country.