You are your best advocates, Mehbooba tells youth

Srinagar: Placing great hope and expectations on the vast potential of the state’s youth, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, Saturday, said her task is cut out in creating an enabling environment that allows abundant employment opportunities for the youngsters.She said youth have been the biggest casualty of more than two decades of violence and time has […]

Govt to complete 100% electricity metering by 2019

Srinagar: After missing several deadlines, government has set up 2019 deadline for installation of 100 percent electricity metering in Jammu and Kashmir. According to a recent petition submitted by the Power Development Department to the SERC, it has projected installation of 1147723 metres from 2015 to 2019 in domestic and non-domestic categories of which 202374 […]

PDP Interfering in IUST, VC Post being Given to Blue Eyed: Congress

Srinagar:  Blaming ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and its Ministers for indulging in favouritism by stopping the selection of Vice-Chancellor for Islamic University of Science and Technology, J&K Congress Saturday sought end to the “undemocratic process and favouritism” being encouraged in the University to benefit the relatives and blue eyed persons. Accusing PDP for indulging […]

Hawkers continue to clog footpaths in Srinagar city

Srinagar: Road side vendors Saturday re-occupied city footpaths shortly after Commissioner Srinagar Municipal Corporation and District Magistrate Srinagar disappeared from the scene. A team of officials including Commissioner SMC Bashir Ahmed Khan, District Magistrate Srinagar Farooq Ahmed Lone and SSP Srinagar Amit Kumar visited different places of the city including Residency Road Srinagar. Prior to […]

Wake up or breathe your last breath: Geelani to people

Srinagar: Terming the “establishing” of Sainik colonies in Kashmir for “killing of the Kashmiri nation”, Chairman Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Geelani Saturday cautioned people either  “resist or breathe your last breath”. “The situation for the Kashmiri people and any carelessness on this sensitive occasion will prove a final nail in the coffin of our […]

Khadi Spinning and Weaving Centre Inaugurated in Srinagar

SRINAGAR:  Union Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Kalraj Mishra Saturday said that Centre government has created a framework to uplift the small scale and Khadi units across Jammu and Kashmir. “We will give all sorts of help to revive and uplift the small scale industries across J&K,” Mishra told gathering after inaugurating […]

NEET will jeopardize career of JK students: DAK

Srinagar: Amid strong opposition to National Eligibility cum Entrance Test, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today said that it would jeopardize the career of students aspiring for medical courses. Terming its imposition in JK as unfair, President DAK Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a statement said that it would shatter the dreams of hapless students and […]

AAC pays glowing tributes to Mirwaiz Moulvi Farooq

Srinagar: A meeting of the district heads and office bearers of the Awami Action Committee (AAC) presided over by the president AAC and the Chairman All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC), Mirwaiz Dr. Moulvi Muhammad Umar Farooq was held at the party headquarters at Mirwaiz Manzil Srinagar. During the meeting, the participants paid glowing tributes to […]

Countdown to Dunoo’s centenary celebrations begins

SRINAGAR: The Dunoo family will complete its 100 years in Houseboat Hospitality on May 8, 2016. Late Muhammad Subhan Dunoo and his son late Haji Abdul Aziz Dunoo started the business in 1916 with a single houseboat “Henely”. Since then, the Dunoo family has come a long way in leaving a mark in hospitality as […]

‘Licenses of dealers indulging in black marketing to be cancelled’

JAMMU- Minister for Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution (CAPD), Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali today issued strict instructions for cancellation of licenses of those dealers who will be caught black marketing the ration in their stores. The Minister issued these directions while chairing a review meeting of the officers of the Department here today. The meeting was […]

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