• Zulfkar for maintaining adequate stock of essentials in Kashmir

    Zulfkar for maintaining adequate stock of essentials in Kashmir

    Minister for Department of Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) Choudhary Zulfkar Ali today asked concerned agencies to ensure sufficient stock of essential supplies in the Kashmir division.
  • Horticulture Development Board Reconstituted

    Horticulture Development Board Reconstituted

    Jammu and Kashmir Government has reconstituted the State Horticulture Development Board.As per a notification issued by the Government, Chief Minister will be the chairperson of the Board while Minister for Finance,
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    Fruit growers’ body ‘ready’ for business losses

    A traders’ body in Kashmir on Saturday said it was ready to bear business losses “to any extent to take the ongoing movement to its logical conclusion”. In a statement,  Kashmir Valley Fruit Growers cum Dealers (KVFG) Association said
  • The trade route between Poonch in India and Rawalkot in Pakistan was closed after protests erupted in Muzaffarabad. PHOTO SOURCE: INDIA TODAY 

    India-Pakistan cross-border trade to resume next week 

    Cross-border trade between India and Pakistan will resume on Monday (August 08) after week-long unrest over alleged election rigging in Pakistan-administered-Kashmir, traders’ body said on Friday (August 05).
  • Shikarawalas Say They Now Long For Azadi, Not Tourists

    Shikarawalas Say They Now Long For Azadi, Not Tourists

    For those who see Kashmir as a land of Shikaras bobbing on the serene waters of the Dal Lake, the reality is a bit different this summer.The clichéd reports about how Shikarawalas wanted an end to the protests
  • Rajya Sabha passes historic GST Constitution Bill

    Rajya Sabha passes historic GST Constitution Bill

    Marking an end to the long and tumultuous debate on GST, the Rajya Sabha today approved the crucial 122nd Constitutional amendment to turn the bill into law. The Lok Sabha had already passed the key bill.
  • Cross LOC trade again suspended

    The Cross border trade on the Line of Control (LoC) between the two divided parts of Kashmir was suspended on Wednesday for the week.A senior official of the district administration in Poonch said the trade taking place through the Chakan Da Bagh
  • Drabu for promoting corporate governance

    Drabu for promoting corporate governance

    To promote professional corporate governance in Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) of Jammu and Kashmir, Minister for Finance, Dr Haseeb A Drabu, on Saturday asked them to move away from the government as much as possible.
  • HCC bags Rs 1,750 cr J&K tunnel building projects from IRCON

    HCC bags Rs 1,750 cr J&K tunnel building projects from IRCON

    Infrastructure major Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) Tuesday said it has won a Rs 1,749.59 crore contract from IRCON International to construct two tunnels and a bridge in Jammu and Kashmir.
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    Kashmir Trade Suffers Estimated 1,000 Crore Loss in 15 Days

    Has violence become its own master in Jammu and Kashmir? It looks like, with both mainstream and separatist leaders admitting they are not in control of the situation in the valley.
  • Projects worth Rs. 116.41 cr to be undertaken with WB assistance

    Projects worth Rs. 116.41 cr to be undertaken with WB assistance

    Minister for Industries and Commerce, Chander Parkash Ganga today chaired a meeting to review the proposals and progress of various projects of Industries and Commerce department.
  • Didn’t meet Rajnath Singh: HBOA

    Didn’t meet Rajnath Singh: HBOA

    The Houseboat Owners Association Monday strongly refuted the news that the body had met the Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh, terming it totally ‘baseless’.“None from our executive body met with the Home Minister
  • Kehwa Express has been running a fleet of cabs and buses from the Nogwam TRC

    Govt Sends Eviction Notice To Businessman Over FB Posts

    Sheikh Imran, Director, Kehwa Express told Kashmir Observer that he was being victimized as he has been highlighting the “prevailing crises in Kashmir and would continue to do so even if it means to sacrifice his life for the cause of humanity.”
  • Ensure 100% ration distribution by end of July: Zulfkar

    Ensure 100% ration distribution by end of July: Zulfkar

    Expressing satisfaction over sufficient stock of foodgrains available in the state, Minister for Consumer Affairs & Public Distribution, Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali has issued instructions for 100 percent distribution of foodgrains
  •  J&K Bank holds 78th AGM, approves 175% dividend to its shareholders

    J&K Bank holds 78th AGM, approves 175% dividend to its shareholders

    J&K Bank today held 78th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of its shareholders here at SKICC, which approved the dividend payment of 175 pc to bank's share owners.