ULB Polls: BJP To Field 50 Candidates From Srinagar

SRINAGAR — The state Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday said that the party is determined to contest the upcoming Municipal polls from each and every ward of Kashmir, saying that those who boycotted the elections did injustice with people of Kashmir. BJP state president Ravinder Raina said that over 50 candidates from Srinagar will be […]

KEA Warns New Delhi Against Fiddling With Article 370, Article-35A

SRINAGAR — Cautioning BJP led government of serious consequences over fiddling with Article 370 and Article- 35A, the Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA) on Wednesday said New Delhi was treading path of East India Company (EIC) by ‘exploiting and loot­ing’ natural resources in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. Reports said that dozens of members of KEA, […]

KBV Productions Organised “Jannat E Kashmir” A Cultural Event At Tagore Hall

SRINAGAR — To celebrate the rich cultural diversity of Jammu and Kashmir, a unique musical event was organized at the Tagore Hall in Srinagar where Kashmiri artists lent voice to the poetry written by Kashmiri schol­ars. The event titled ‘Jannat-e-Kashmir’ was organized by the Kashmir Business View (KBV) productions at Tagore hall in Srinagar on […]

Sarmad Hafeez Declares Open ‘Goals For Girls’ Summit In Srinagar

SRINAGAR — In a first, J&K State Sports Council (JKSSC) is organizing a Leadership Summit for Girls to impart life and leadership skills to them using football. JKSCC has entered into a joint collaboration for this initiative with US-based organization“Goals for Girls” and Tata Trust. Secretary, Youth Services and Sports, Sarmad Hafeez declared the summit open […]

Dates For Class 10, 12 Exams Finalized 

SRINAGAR — State Board of School Education (BOSE) have finalized the dates for class 10th, 11th and 12th annual examinations. An official of the JKBOSE said the dates have been approved by the government and examination for annual exams of class 12 will begin from October 22 while as the exams of class 10th and […]

HC Orders Constitution Of State Wetland Authority

SRINAGAR —  The J&K high Court on Wednesday sought compliance of its directions as regards re-establish the networking of streams, lakes, wetland with River Jehlum and constitution of State WetLand Authority. Hearing a public interest litigation, a division bench o the court passed the direction after hearing amicus cure Nadeem Qadri who submitted that these directions […]

Cabinet Clears Proposal To Make GSTN 100 Pc Govt-Owned Company

NEW DELHI — The Union Cabinet Wednesday cleared a proposal to convert GST Network (GSTN), which provides IT infrastructure for the new indirect tax regime, into a 100 per cent government-owned company, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said. Briefing reporters about the decisions taken in the Cabinet meeting, the finance minister said after restructuring of GSTN, ownership […]

Centre Hands Over Gulmarg Ashok Hotel To State Govt

NEW DELHI — The central government on Wednesday decided to transfer the incomplete hotel project, Gulmarg Ashok, to Jammu & Kashmir Government as part of its disinvestment policy. “In continuation of Centre’s disinvestment policy, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs CCEA), chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved transfer of incomplete project of Hotel […]

Vyas Inaugurates 3-Day Workshop On Govt e-Marketing

SRINAGAR — Advisor to Governor B B Vyas Wednesday said the Government e-Marketing (GeM) will enable entrepreneurs to bypass the cumbersome tendering system and do more business with the Government besides offering ease of operation similar to e-commerce sites. The Advisor was speaking at the inaugural session of the 3-Day Workshop on GeM for senior […]

Govt To Set Up Homes For Elderly With Chronic Illnesses

SRINAGAR — In a significant welfare measure, the State Government today ordered setting up of two Rehabilitation Homes, one each at Srinagar and Jammu, for elderly persons living with chronic illnesses. According to an order issued by the Secretary Social Welfare, Dr Farooq Ahmad Lone, each such home shall have an intake capacity of 25 […]

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