Nakhpatri, Bandibala, Sathreseran to be developed as new tourist destinations: Bukhari

‘Shranz to come up as satellite tourist hub for Gulmarg’  SRINAGAR, MAY 28: Minister for Law, Justice, Parliamentary Affairs and Relief & Rehabilitation, Syed Basharat Bukhari, today said the virgin areas of Nakhpatri, Bandibala and Sathreseran will be developed as new tourist destinations.  He said these areas have the potential to be developed as beautiful […]

Zulfkar flags off supplies to Ladakh, reviews verification process of ration cards

SRINAGAR, MAY 28: Minister for Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution (CA&PD), Ch. Zulfkar Ali today flagged off Ladakh supplies for the year 2015-16. The Minister said that 9000 quintals of sugar have been allotted for Leh and 10500 quintals of sugar and 85000 quintals of flour for Kargil district for the year 2015-16. He instructed […]

DLRC meeting held at Budgam

BUDGAM, MAY 28: The Lead Bank Office, Budgam convened its 52ndDCC/DLRC meeting under the chairmanship of District Development Commissioner Budgam. Speaking on the occasion, the District Development Commissioner stressed upon the concerned departments and financial institutions to work for overall development of the district with more dedication and sincerity, so that the new targets for […]

Kupwara Imports Rs 1200 Cr Worth Mutton Annually

KUPWARA, MAY 28: In order to promote the sheep rearing as an industry and overcome the unemployment problem in the district, the District Sheep Husbandry Officer, Kupwara in collaboration with the District Administration organized Sheep Breeder’s Conference here today. District Development Commissioner, Kupwara presided over the conference while officers, experts, sheepbreeders, progressive farmers associated with […]

Hanjura on tour of Karnataka, discusses Silk industry revival with CSB Chairman

SRINAGAR, MAY 28- Minister for Agriculture Govt. of Jammu & Kashmir, Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura while on tour to Karnataka State to have an insight and first hand information of the Silk Industry in Karnataka met the Chairman and other officers of  Central Silk Board (CSB). The Minister discussed various important issues pertaining to Sericulture […]

High density apple plantation introduced in Surankote, Loran, Mandi areas in Poonch

POONCH, MAY 28 –“Surankot and Mandi areas in district Poonch are to be taken up for high density apple plantation during the current year by the Horticulture department”, this was informed by the Director Horticulture Jammu during an interaction programme held with the fruit growers at Surankot. MLA Surankot Mr Akram Choudhary presided over the […]

Dir Agriculture Kashmir reviews RKVY execution

SRINAGAR, MAY 28: As nodal officer for RKVY, Director Agriculture Kashmir took review of the centrally sponsored scheme of the Agriculture and all allied departments. Director Research SKUAST-K, Director Rakhs & Farms, Joint Director Agriculture Extension, all other Heads of Departments or their representatives, such as Fisheries, Horticulture, HPMC, Animal Husbandry, Command Area Development Department […]

Tourism deptt to organize Road shows at Chandigarh, Ludhiana, Jallandhar, Amritsar

JAMMU, MAY 28-To promote Patnitop as an independent tourist circuit and  to discuss the modalities for holding of road shows at Chandigarh, Ludhiana, Jallandar and Amritsar by the Tourism Department a meeting was held  under the Chairmanship of Director Tourism, Jammu, R K Varma. After a threadbare discussion, Director Tourism asked the travel trade fraternity […]

Hospitals overwhelmed as India heatwave deaths near 1,500 Melted roads of New Delhi

NEW DELHI: Hospitals were struggling Thursday to cope with an influx of victims of a blistering heatwave that has claimed nearly 1,500 lives in just over a week. Hundreds of people — mainly from the poorest sections of society — die at the height of summer every year in India, but this year’s figures are […]

US begins training militants in Turkey for Syria

ANKARA: The US military has started training foreign-backed militants fighting in Syria in neighboring Turkey, an American official said on Thursday. The official, speaking on condition of anonymity, revealed the information on Thursday, but he declined to provide details on the size of the first group of militants receiving training in Turkey, according to media […]

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