Info deptt ‘punishes’ Precious Kashmir, Alsafa News for highlighting unfair advt distribution

Info deptt ‘punishes’ Precious Kashmir, Alsafa News for highlighting unfair advt distribution

  Afaq Bhat Srinagar, Dec 11: The state run Information department is yet again pushing the local dailies to edge in Kashmir by choking the advertisement flow. Officials of the Information department have taken a special liking towards daily Precious Kashmir and Alsafa News as both the newspapers have been continuously highlighting the unfair distribution […]

Poor state of healthcare worries CM Mehbooba

Poor state of healthcare worries CM Mehbooba

Special Correspondent Srinagar, Dec 7: The dismal condition of the health institutions in Jammu and Kashmir has become a cause of concern for the present regime. Sources told Precious Kashmir that Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has taken a serious note about the deterioration of the health sector and she has started personally monitoring the developments. […]

J&K govt ignores KAS officers, prefers ‘chamchas’ ! ‘

J&K govt ignores KAS officers, prefers ‘chamchas’ !  ‘

‘Influential officers given additional charges, deserving attached in cells’ Afaq Bhat Srinagar, Dec 5: The Jammu and Kashmir government ignoring the Kashmir Administrative Service (KAS) officers and giving additional charges to the “influential officers” who enjoy political patronage has triggered resentment among KAS officers. Sources told Precious Kashmir Deputy Director ICDS Kashmir is holding three […]

‘Failure’ of PDP ministers puts burden on CM Mehbooba

‘Failure’ of PDP ministers puts burden on CM Mehbooba

Afaq Bhat Srinagar, Dec 4: Senior Peoples Democratic Party leader and former deputy chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir Muzaffar Hussain Beigh has stirred the “hornet’s nest” by hitting out at his party colleagues for not “living upto the expectations” of the people. Sources told Precious Kashmir that senior PDP leaders are unhappy with the […]

Advertisement distribution criteria, a ‘mystery’

Advertisement distribution criteria, a ‘mystery’

  Afaq Bhat Srinagar, Dec 3: Despite creating hype about categorizing the newspapers being published in Jammu and Kashmir to ensure fair distribution of the advertisements, the state run Information department has not been able to fix the criteria about how to send the advertisements to dailies being published from the Valley. Sources told Precious […]

Kashmiri prisoners victims of political vendetta?

Special Correspondent Srinagar, Nov 29: Kashmiri political prisoners facing harassment and “physical torture” at New Delhi’s Tihar Jail have evoked a sharp reaction in the Valley. Many people believe that such moves are a part of “political vendetta” and Kashmiri prisoners have become the soft targets. It’s in place to mention here that 18 Kashmiris […]

Farooq stirs hornet’s nest, keeps hardliners busy

Farooq stirs hornet’s nest, keeps hardliners busy

Afaq Bhat Srinagar, Nov 28: National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah has stirred the hornet’s nest first by stating that Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK) would remain with Pakistan and Jammu and Kashmir would continue to be the part of India and now by daring people sitting in New Delhi to hoist the tri-colour at Lal […]

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