Changes in Industrial Policy to be notified after passing Budget: Drabu

SRINAGAR:- Setting to rest all speculations regarding the industrial policy, Minister of Finance, Dr Haseeb Drabu today said the changes to the New Industrial Policy announced in the budget will be notified after the Budget is passed by the House. The Finance Minister said an SRO will be issued to notify all the changes listed […]

Ind minister’s statement on Industrial policy baffling: KCCI

Srinagar:- The President Kashmir Chamber of Commerce & Industry (Inc) Mushtaq Ahmad Wani has called the statement of Chander Prakash Ganga, the Minister for Industries J&K that the government is continuing with the Industrial Policy approved and announced during the Governors rule in March 2015 baffling. In a statement to KNS, KCCI said that the […]

New Industrial Policy: KSSIA castigates govt for misleading statements

Srinagar: – Kashmir Small Scale Industrial Association (KSSIA) Baghi Ali Mardan Khan has lambasted the state government for its contradictory statements on the state industrial policy. In a meeting of the association under the chairmanship of its President Syed Fazal Illahi, the members termed the strange contradiction nothing but a sinister plan to allot large […]

Self- sufficiency in agriculture production, govt’s priority: Hanjura

JAMMU:– Minister for Agriculture Production, Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura,   today chaired an officers meeting to assess the achievements of agriculture department  in implementation of various farmer welfare schemes for 2015-16. The Minister was apprised of the performance of the department through a PowerPoint Presentation that focused on varied sub sectors of agriculture department like […]

Sports minister reiterates government’s commitment to promoting talent

SRINAGAR: Minster for IT and Youth Services & Sports Molvi Imran Raza Ansari Thursday reiterated that government will make sure it doesn’t leave any stone unturned in its bid to tap the sports talent of the state. He said that encouraging sports talent was government’s top priority.  He was speaking at an award ceremony conducted […]

J&K’s Anjum Fazili nominated as President North India Thang Ta Federation

SRINAGAR:  The President,Thang Ta Federation of India , H Prem Kumar Singh Thursday nominated PDP leader Anjum Fazili as the president o f North India Thang Ta Federation, a statement from the Jammu and Kashmir State Sports School said. The decision was taken after special General Meeting of the Federation in Imphal  Manipur.  The post, […]

‘India’s entry into NSG will break India-Pakistan nuclear balance’

Beijing: Acknowledging that India is “inching closer” to get membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group, Chinese official media on Thursday said if New Delhi is admitted into the elite grouping, “nuclear balance” between India and Pakistan will be broken. Stating that India’s entry into Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) will “shake strategic balance in South Asia […]

US Senate rejects bill seeking special status for India

NEW DELHI:- A day after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent address to a joint session of Congress, top Republican senator John McCain had moved an amendment to the National Defence Authorisation Act which if passed would have recognised India as a global strategic and defence partner. The US had recognised India as a “major […]

Don’t make Muslims feel West hates them, Obama asks Trump

WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama has urged Republican politician Donald Trump not to make Muslims across the world feel the West hates them, as doing so would have very dangerous consequences. “It won’t make us more safe; it will make us less safe — fuelling ISIL’s notion that the West hates Muslims,” he warned. He […]

US Senate passes $800 mn Pakistan fund

WASHINGTON: The US Senate has passed its draft of the National Defence Authorisation Bill, including a provision to set up a new fund to reimburse Pakistan for its efforts in the war against terrorism. The Senate version authorised $800 million under a provision called the `Pakistan Security Enhancement Authorisation’, Dawn online reported on Thursday. It […]

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