Pathankot probe: Pak JIT asks to interrogate IAF

New Delhi: India shared the evidence it has collected on the Pathankot attack with Pakistan on Monday after the two countries began formal discussions on investigations into January’s terror attack at the Indian Air Force base, making it the first-ever visit of a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) — that included an ISI official — from […]

‘Bandipora becoming milk bowl of Kashmir’

Bandipora:- The annual milk production in Bandipora district is expected to touch 102 thousand tons this fiscal while the total population of breedable cows in the district has gone upto 89000. This was stated during a training-cum-awareness camp organized by Animal Husbandry Department under ATMA at Town hall Bandipora with Chief Executive Officer Livestock Development […]

City jewellers take out protest rally; continue stir

Srinagar: A large gathering of Jewellers associated with Anjuman-i-Zargaran and Kashmir Gold Dealers Association, Srinagar Monday took out a protest rally against one per cent excise duty on gold and marched across downtown. The rally culminated at Khayam Chowk.  Protesting Jewelers were demanding the roll back of 1% levy of excise duty on gold which […]

Governor directs constitution of an Expert Committee for Walnut sector

Jammu:Governor N.N. Vohra has directed the Agriculture Production Department to establish a Committee of Experts to look into all the problems faced by the walnut and kernel sector in the State. This Committee, headed by Prof. Nazeer Ahmad, Vice-Chancellor SKUAST-K, shall  comprise Director Horticulture (Planning & Marketing) J&K, Director Horticulture Kashmir, Director Horticulture Jammu, Director […]

SAC approves ‘On Account Appropriation’ for First Quarter of financial year 2016-17

JAMMU: The State Administrative Council (SAC), which met here today under the chairmanship of Governor N.N. Vohra, approved the “On Account Appropriation” for a period of three months beginning April, 2016. Shri Parvez Dewan and Shri Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, Advisors to the Governor; Shri B.R. Sharma, Chief Secretary; and Shri B.B. Vyas, Financial Commissioner, Planning […]

Govt gears up for Agriculture Census

SRINAGAR: Financial Commissioner Revenue (FCR), Pramod Kumar Jain on Monday chaired a high-level meeting of all the Deputy Commissioners of Kashmir region to review the process of carrying out the Agricultural census. “The GOI has been conducting quinquennial Agriculture Censuses since 1970-71 that provides crucial information on the structural aspects of Indian Agriculture which continues […]

Seminar on credit plan held at Shopian

Srinagar : A daylong seminar regarding alignment of Annual Credit Plan (ACP) was held at Shopian today. The purpose of seminar was to link ACP with District Development Plan (DDP) so as to improve credit flow in the district by coordination of district administration and banks operating in the district to improve socio economic conditions […]

Shuhul automobiles announces to launch KUV-100

Srinagar:- Shuhul Automobiles Private Limited Monday announced to launch KUV-100, the much hyped young SUV car, in Kashmir at the inauguration ceremony of its newly built, state-of-the art showroom, at Srinagar. Chief Guest of the occasion, Anand total, Zonal head, Mahindra and Mahindra limited inaugurated the new showroom and unveiled the KUV-100, in presence of […]

Mehbooba’s Time Starts Now

As Mehbooba Mufti readies to take over as the first woman Chief Minister of J&K, she has nothing concrete to offer for her three months of wait. In the end it appears as if the BJP had the last laugh. The saffron party made no public concession. In the end, Mehbooba behaved as if she […]

If the Kashmiris cheer for Afridi’s team, can we blame them?

Was Shahid Afridi right in saying that the support his Pakistani team got in India was from Kashmiris? BCCI grandee and BJP MP Anurag Thakur said Afridi was “politically incorrect” to have said it. Perhaps, but was he factually correct? Apparently. The Times of India’s Twitter account for sports ran a clip headlined: “WATCH: Fans […]