Situation in Kashmir Colleges Explosive: Geelani

Srinagar: Syed Ali Geelani on Thursday strongly condemned the use of brute force against students and said that situations in educational situations is turning explosive. Blaming police for manhandling students in Magam, Sopore, Pulwama, Handwara, Dooru & Islamabad, Geelani said that students are our future and we are keeping a close vigil over changing development. […]

VC ‘JK Cements’ directs officials not to buy cement from Pvt companies

Srinagar: Newly appointed Vice Chairman JK Cements, Engineer Nazir Ahmed Itoo Thursday directed officials not to use cement of private companies for government constructed buildings. He said that JK Cements has been running in losses and if we stop procuring cement from private companies, the company will progress by leaps and bounds. Nazir Ahmed Itoo […]

Secretary Tourism bats for promoting Medical Tourism in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: The apex committee of Tourism Department today briefed the experts from the Union Ministry of Tourism about the ongoing work on different projects under PMDP and PMRP at SKICC here. The Secretary Tourism and Floriculture Farooq Ahmed Shah briefed the members about the works being carried under the PMDP and PMRP particularly about the […]

Drabu throws open J&K’s first organic food store

Jammu: J&K that was growing completely organic foods till 1960s on Thursday started its first organic food Nimbark. Finance Minister Dr Haseeb Drabu threw open the store at Channi Himmat and termed it a milestone in state’s gradual return to the great organic days. The store that has more than 100 organic food items from […]

Govt sets up committee to resolve milk price issue

Srinagar: The Government has constituted a committee to resolve the rate issues of milk processing plants in the Kashmir Valley, with the latter having agreed to withdraw the rates fixed on the milk. Minister for Food Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs Choudhary Zulfikar told KNS that a committee has been constituted to look into the […]

FCS&CA Deptt asked to supply quality food grains

JAMMU: Minister for Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs, Choudhary Zulfkar Ali today asked Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs(FCS&CA) department  to work with added dedication and provide quality food grain to public. The Minister issued the instruction to officers during a surprise visit at Food Godown, Nagotra to inspect quality and quantity of ration […]

Maiden Revenue Conference Begins in Srinagar

SRINAGAR: Minister for Revenue, Relief, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction, Abdul Rehman Veeri, today said that a participatory, responsive and responsible administration would realize the development goals of the Government. The Minister was addressing a First ever one-day Revenue Conference in Kashmir at Institute of Advanced Studies in Education here. Financial Commissioner Revenue Lokesh Jha, Divisional Commissioner […]

Teetwal, Keran being developed under Border Tourism

SRINAGAR: MLA Karnah Raja Manzoor Ahmad Khan and Deputy Commissioner Kupwara G.M. Dar today conducted extensive tour to Karnah and Teetwal to review the status of ongoing developmental works in these areas. DC stressed the concerned officers and executing agencies for timely completion of ongoing developmental projects for the benefit of the public. Several deputations […]

Renovated Flood-hit Handloom Showroom Opened

SRINAGAR:  Director Handloom Development Department, Rajesh Sharma, today inaugurated renovated showroom (J&K Handloom House) in Srinagar, which was affected by 2014-floods. The showroom is a unit of Handloom Apex Society. The Director said that despite hardships and financial constraints, administrators and members of the Apex Society have utilized their resources efficiently to make the showroom functional […]

Bus at GDC Tral Fails to Move, Students Suffer

Tral : Students at Govt Degree College Tral in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district had been waiting for a bus for long. Bus to ferry students has arrived finally but without a driver. The new bus was given to the college by the concerned MLA, last year in December, after several requests from the students but […]