Nodal cell may be set up for West Pakistan refugees: Govt

JAMMU: A nodal cell may be set up by the Centre to deal with various issues related to West Pakistan refugees, Union MinisterJitendra Singh said here today.  During a meeting with the delegation of West Pakistan Refugees Action Committee, Singh said both the Centre as well as Jammu and Kashmir government are committed to ensuring […]

Teenager found hanged in Beeru

Srinagar: A teenager was found dead under mysterious circumstances in Beerwah area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district; police sources said on Saturday. Javed Ahmad, 18, son of Abdu Samad Hajam was found hanging from a walnut tree near his house in Chakmarg village area of Beerwah by his family early this morning. Police reached the […]

Hazratbal faith healer dies at 130, claims family

Srinagar: A man said to be 130 years of age passed away in Hazratbal area  after prolonged illness on Saturday. Khwaja Ghulam Mohammad Mir, son of Lala Mir, a faith healer passed away at his house in Gassoo, Hazratbal, where he was living from several decades, his nephew Bashir Ahmad Mir said.  Khwaja is survived […]

Army opens fire along LoC in Poonch

Poonch: Army last evening opened fire in Mendhar sector along the line of control (LoC) in Poonch district  after observing suspicious movement. Official sources said that army’s 21 Punjab Regiment manning the LoC near Peela Post opened intermittent fire from 9:00 pm till 11:00 pm last night after they observed suspicious movement in the area. […]

Power shut down

Srinagar: According to Power Controller, Power Development Department, Kashmir, in order to carry out branch cutting, urgent upgradation and stabilization, power supply from the 33 KV Awantipora-Rajpora LIS lines shall be affected on June 01, 2015, power supply from 33 KV Pampore-Kunmoh lines shall be affected on June 02, power  supply from the 33 KV […]

Rashid Billa ‘Emboldened’ by Parrikar’s Remarks: Hurriyat G

SRINAGAR: Taking notice of threatening of the family members of seven innocent persons who were killed in Sadarkoot Bala Bandipora by former renegade (Ikhwani) Rashid Billa, All Parties Hurriyat Conference led by Syed Ali Geelani, demanded arrest and registration of FIR against him. Hurriyat Conference (G) statement said, “the pro-Indian political parties have not only […]

Govt. to take appropriate measures for revival of JKHPMC: Veeri

SRINAGAR, MAY 30 – Minister for Horticulture, Mr Abdul Rehman Veeri, Saturday called for concerted efforts to make the Jammu and Kashmir Horticulture Produce Marketing & Processing Corporation (JKHPMC) vibrant and commercially successful. To improve the functioning of the Corporation, the Minister today chaired a high level meeting of officers here. Commissioner Secretary, Agriculture Production, […]

Government committed for Revival of Cooperatives

Steps being taken to strengthen cooperative movement: Dorjey ANANTNAG, MAY 30- The coalition Government is determined to make the cooperative movement a success in the state and steps for strengthening the movement are underway. This was stated by the Minister for Cooperatives, Mr.Tersing Dorjey while taking review of the Cooperative department at Anantnag today. MLA […]

Chairman LC nominates members to serve on Financial Committees

SRINAGAR, MAY 30: Chairman, J&K Legislative Council, Hajji Anayat Ali has nominated members to serve on the Financial Committees of the Legislative Assembly viz Public Accounts Committee (PAC), Public Undertakings Committee (PUC) and Estimates Committee (EC) for a period ending March, 2016. Dr. Shehnaz Ganai and Mr Zaffar Iqbal Manhas have been nominated for PAC, […]

Greed is very bad for business

Greedy chief executive officers (CEOs) tend to take certain risks only to advance their short-term interests without thinking about the company’s future, the studies noted. New York: Top managers who cannot resist demanding hefty compensation even in a company’s times of stress end up harming the organisation, three new studies suggest. Greedy chief executive officers […]

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