KU Seminar On Agha Shahid Ali Concludes

Agha Shahid Ali- Bridge –Builder of Cultures and Poetic Forms SRINAGAR: At three-day National Seminar “Agha Shahid Ali: Tradition and Modernity”, organised by Department of English, University of Kashmir there was almost a near total consensus on late poet being the bridge builder of cultures across continents.  While elucidating this point Prof Hameedah Nayeem of […]

Ex Veterinary officials in VO net

Srinagar: A verification conducted by Vigilance Organization Kashmir into the allegations of  illegal release of salary worth more than five lac rupees in favour of accused Dr. Suhail Jan Kawooa of Firdous Colony Buchpora, then Veterinary Assistant Surgeon, Animal  Husbandry Department Kashmir, has revealed that the said accused has proceeded to United Kingdom for higher […]

1,283 Cr tax arrears pending

Jammu: State government today said that there is an arrear of Rs 1,283 crore pending for recoveries by the commercial taxes department in the state. In a written reply to the question of BJP MLA Rajesh Gupta in Legislative Assembly today, Finance Minister Haseeb Drabu said that an amount of Rs 1,283.07 crore is pending […]

Drabu calls on Prime Minister

New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir Finance Minister, Dr Haseeb Drabu called on Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi here this evening to apprise him of the State’s financial position and the initiatives being taken by the PDP-BJP coalition government to set into motion a comprehensive process for the economic development of the State. Dr Drabu informed […]

Floods Caused 4K Cr Loss To Agriculture Sector

JAMMU: The agriculture sector in Jammu and Kashmir witnessed a loss of over Rs 4,000 crore in the last year’s devastating floods, the state government said today. “The crop loss in respect of agriculture sector adopted by Revenue department due to incessant rains and floods in the state was of the order of Rs 4,043.65 […]

29 Villages Unsafe After Floods

JAMMU: 29 villages have been identified as unsafe to live in for people in the aftermath of the floods in the state, the Jammu and Kashmir government today (Wednesday) said. Replying to a question of Congress member Jahangir Hussain Mir in the Legislative Council here today, Minister for Relief and Rehabilitation, Syed Basharat Bukhari said […]

My Govt Advocated Talks With Hurriyat: Omar

The former chief minister Omar Abdullah Thursday claimed that his government always advocated for the dialogue between New Delhi and Hurriyat conference for the resolution of the pending Kashmir issue. Omar while talking to reporters outside the Assembly in Jammu said, “PDP is creating a misplaced euphoria while pitching for the talks between New Delhi […]

J&K Hospitals Face Acute Shortage of Doctors

“In Sub-District Hospital, 24 doctors are working against the sanctioned vacancies of 42, at Primary Health Centres only 11 doctors are working against the total sanctioned vacancies of 51”. JAMMU: Jammu and Kashmir government on Thursday said that various hospitals across the state were facing an acute shortage of doctors as their number was less […]

1638 Bldgs in JK Still Under Military Occupation

SRINAGAR:  As on today, 1,307 private houses, 278 government buildings, 27 hotels, 5 cinema halls, 3 hospital and 18 industrial units are still under the occupation of security forces in the state and efforts are on to ensure their evacuation, State government said today. Though the government claims that hectic efforts are on to vacate […]

PDP-BJP Coalition Forms Coordination Committee

10-member panel to be chaired by Dy CM JAMMU: Coalition partners PDP and BJP have formed the Coordination Committee to ensure that the agenda for the alliance is implemented within the defined timeframe and all the policy issues adhered to in letter and spirit.  The eight member Coordination Committee comprises of four members from each […]

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