Akhtar reviews facilities at Sheikhpora Pandit Colony

Akhtar reviews facilities at Sheikhpora Pandit Colony

SRINAGAR: Minister for Public Works, Naeem Akhtar visited Pandit Colony in Sheikhpora, Budgam on Monday to review facilities ahead of Mahashivratri festival.   During the visit, the minister reviewed status of under-construction additional blocks of the residential colony there. He was briefed that 96 new flats are under construction at a cost of Rs 30 crore. […]

Resignations follow cabinet reshuffle

Resignations follow cabinet reshuffle

Srinagar: Hours after the cabinet reshuffle, two PDP ministers resigned from the government on Friday. Senior ministers Basharat Bukhari and Imran Ansari resigned soon after MLA Amira Kadal Altaf Bukhari was inducted to the cabinet. Bukhari was divested of his revenue, relief and rehabilitation portfolio and was assigned horticulture, which many claim miffed him. “I […]

Bukhari replaces Naeem as edu min

Bukhari replaces Naeem as edu min

Srinagar: Altaf Bukhari replaced Naeem Akhtar as Minister of Education and Haseeb Drabu was divested of the culture ministry by Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti in her first expansion and reshuffle of her cabinet on Friday. Naeem Akhtar was made Minister of Public Works, which includes the department of Roads and Buildings (R&B). Abdul Rehman Veeri […]

Akhtar felicitates ISRO on record launch of satellites

Akhtar felicitates ISRO on record launch of satellites

JAMMU: Minister for Education, Naeem Akhtar has felicitated the scientists of Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) for creating history with the launch of a record number 104 satellites in one go. Akhtar specially congratulated ISRO chairman A S Kiran Kumar and Director, ISRO Satellite Centre Mayilsamy Annadurai for this ground-breaking achievement. “It is indeed a […]

Education Minister reviews academic plan for Cluster Universities

Education Minister reviews academic plan for Cluster Universities

JAMMU: Minister for Education, Naeem Akhtar Saturday called for building an integrated academic and career plan for the students to train them with coherent skills and knowledge. “The Cluster Universities should mark the beginning of the new era of integrated education in the State to provide the students with not only the formal education, but […]

Blame game after adjournment

Blame game after adjournment

The government on Wednesday held Opposition responsible for the adjournment of the legislative assembly ahead of a week. The government spokesperson Naeem Akhtar said opposition legislators who have been former ministers came to blows and assaulted the treasury benches and assembly staff. “In this atmosphere the house could not run its business.

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