Archive for January 2018

Mehbooba to condemn future killings in advance

Jan 30th, 2018 | By

Srinagar: In a pre-emptive action the J&K government has devised a mechanism for Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti to condemn civilian killings in advance. The move is aimed at silencing opposition and critics who used to ridicule Mufti over her belated apologies. According to government spokesperson Naeem Akhtar,  Mufti would be delivering apologies through a weekly
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JK to introduce plastic pants to curb dog bites

Jan 19th, 2018 | By

Srinagar: After failing to curb the stray dog population in state, the J&K government has decided to introduce hardened plastic pants among the residents to curb the menace of dog bites. The pants will first be provided in Kashmir Valley and have been made mandatory for tourists visiting Kashmir. Giving details commissioner of Srinagar  Municipal
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Jammu cries discrimination over pellet victim jobs, want eye infections included

Jan 16th, 2018 | By

Srinagar: Stating that jobs for pellet victims of Kashmir were another discrimination with Jammu region, several social and political organizations are seeking a share in the policy. “This is another discrimination with Jammu. First they use pellets in Kashmir and let them steal the limelight. They dominate the news, and now they are stealing jobs
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Power cuts to turn Kashmiris into mathematical wizards: Govt

Jan 2nd, 2018 | By

Srinagar: Long, random and frequent power cuts in Kashmir Valley have the potential of turning ordinary Kashmiris into mathematical wizards, the J&K government asserted today. The power cuts are regulated by a complex set of algorithms, officials said, and breaking these algorithms to predict the next power puzzle required enhanced math skills. “We are utilsing  complex software and algorithm to determine when power to certain
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Flattery, sycophancy allowed: JK govt clarifies on social media gag

Jan 1st, 2018 | By

Srinagar: Amid criticism over its social media gag for employees, the J&K government today clarified that the gag was not applicable to flattery and sycophancy of the government. All posts falling under the “chaploos” category are not only welcome, they would be appreciated, officials said here. The tweaked rules were published on the GAD website
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