Kashmir a victim of Abdullah family’s politics since 1931, but no more: Naeem Akhtar

Kashmir a victim of Abdullah family’s politics since 1931, but no more: Naeem Akhtar

SRINAGAR: Expressing confidence that “stakeholders” would take an independent view of the Centre’s offer of dialogue, senior People’s Democratic Party (PDP) leader and Minister for Public Works and Culture Naeem Akhtar hit out on Monday at the National Conference (NC) for attempting to sabotage the state’s prospects of peace and stability. “The politics of National […]

Govt committed for overall development: Naeem

Govt committed for overall development: Naeem

Inspects Jawahar tunnel, interacts with people RAMBAN: Minister for Public Works, Naeem Akhtar on Sunday said the government is committed for overall development of the state and it has initiated various schemes and projects for providing better civic amenities to general public. According to a statement, the minister visited Khari and Banihal Tehsil of Ramban […]

Govt welcomes Army chief’s statement

Govt welcomes Army chief’s statement

Time to build on this new discourse: Naeem JAMMU: Welcoming the Army Chief General Bipin Rawat’s statement that gun was not a solution and neither the Army nor the militants would achieve their goals through it in Kashmir, the state government on Monday said this is the pertinent expression of the overwhelming sentiment in Jammu […]

Kashmir safe for tourists: Naeem Akhtar

Kashmir safe for tourists: Naeem Akhtar

Urges people not to pay heed to false reportage JAMMU: Asserting that Jammu and Kashmir is one of the safest tourist destinations in the country, Minister for Public Works Naeem Akhtar urged the visitors to not to pay heed to false reportage and invited them to experience the hospitality and warmth from people of Kashmir. […]

Is the new highway a death trap?

Is the new highway a death trap?

Uninstalled lights, reflectors and ongoing construction make travel risky Anantnag: The new, widened stretches of Srinagar-Qazigund highway, thrown open amid much fanfare recently, have become death traps for drivers in absence of any lights, reflectors and the fact that heavy construction is still going on along these stretches. The new stretches bypassing major towns like […]

Qazigund Awantipora bypasses thrown open, express corridor gets operational

Qazigund Awantipora bypasses thrown open, express corridor gets operational

Anantnag: With the opening of Qazigund and Awantipora bypasses on Srinagar-Jammu highway for traffic Monday, the Srinagar-Qazigund section of the expressway is now fully operational significantly reducing the travel time. “It is a moment of great satisfaction for me to announce that the Srinagar-Qazigund expressway corridor is now fully operational for traffic with the opening […]

Work on semi-ring road project allotted

Work on semi-ring road project allotted

The work on Pampore-Narbal-Ganderbal semi-ring road project was allotted by NHAI today after completing the tendering process and other codal formalities, Minister for Works Naeem Akhtar said Monday. He said the 60 KM long semi-ring road taking off at Gallandar in Pampore and culminating at Manigam in Ganderbal would go a long way in decongesting […]

Complete projects within set timeframe: Naeem to engineers

Complete projects within set timeframe: Naeem to engineers

JAMMU: Minister for Public Works Naeem Akhtar on Friday directed the engineers to work in ‘mission mode’ for completing the ongoing projects within the timelines set by the state or the central government. The Minister issued these directions while chairing a meeting to review the progress on pending and ongoing projects of Pradhan Mantri Gram […]

‘Possesses all qualities of being called pro-people budget’

‘Possesses all qualities of being called pro-people budget’

JAMMU: Describing the Budget 2018-19 as people-friendly and caring, Minister for Public Works Naeem Akhtar on Thursday felicitated the Minister for Finance Haseeb A Drabu for presenting a budget that encompasses the aspirations and concerns of all the stakeholders and possesses all the qualities of being called a “pro-people budget”. Terming it as a Budget […]

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