• CM for comprehensive roadmap to augment, restructure power sector

    CM for comprehensive roadmap to augment, restructure power sector

    Flagging energy as a key sector in Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today called for a comprehensive roadmap for augmenting the State’s power scenario by strengthening the generation and distribution network.
  • Zulfikar chairs Kupwara DDB meeting

    Zulfikar chairs Kupwara DDB meeting

    The District Development Board (DDB) Kupwara which met here today under the chairmanship of Minister for Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution (CAPD) Choudhary Zulfikar Ali gave nod to annual plan of Rs 198.71 crore.
  • Principal Secretary reviews agriculture sector

    Principal Secretary Agriculture, Sandeep Kumar Nayak, today chaired a meeting to review the progress of all Central and State schemes regarding the agriculture sector in the Kashmir province.
  • J&K Bank posts net profit of Rs416.04 Cr,Advances up by 12.57pc

    J&K Bank today posted net profit o fRs 416.04 Cr for the Financial Year (FY) 2015-16.The audited financial results for the fourth quarter of the year ended March 2016 were announced today following the approval of Bank's Board of Directors.
  • JK Bank Branch Khag: Customers accuse staff of misbehavior

    Customers visiting Jammu and Kashmir Bank Branch Khag in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district Tuesday alleged that the Bank staff of the Branch treats them like beggars and frequently display highest degree of desrepect.
  • Governor urges Finance Minister to increase tax on tobacco products

    Governor N.N Vohra, in a letter to Finance Minister, Mr. Haseeb A. Drabu, has urged the latter to increase tax on tobacco products from the present 40 % to atleast 65% to secure a significant decrease in tobacco consumption
  • Budget Session 2016-17: Speaker chairs all party meeting

    Budget Session 2016-17: Speaker chairs all party meeting

    Speaker, Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly, Kavinder Gupta sought cooperation from leaders of all the political parties to ensure smooth conduct of the upcoming Budget Session scheduled to commence from May 25, 2016.
  • Ahead of Budget Session, Speaker chairs Press Advisory Committee meet

    Speaker, Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly, Mr Kavinder Gupta today said adequate facilities would be provided to the media to ensure fair reporting of the proceedings of upcoming Budget session of the legislature commencing from May 25, 2016.
  • DDB Budgam approves Rs 168.96 Cr plan for district

    The District Development Board Budgam which met here today under the chairmanship of Minister for Industries and Commerce J&K, Mr. Chander Parkash Ganga, approved the annual plan annual outlay of Rs 168.96 crore for the year 2016-17.
  • Govt mulls creation of ‘Brand Fund’: Drabu

    Govt mulls creation of ‘Brand Fund’: Drabu

    Ahead of the Budget Session 2016-17, Minister for Finance, Dr Haseeb Drabu, Saturday held a series of meetings with the representatives of businesses bodies in Jammu and Kashmir.
  • CAPD min seeks more 4.30 lakh MTs of ration for MMSFES

    Raising J&K’s food issues with the Central Government, Minister for Consumer Affairs, Public Distribution Department and Legal Metrology Department, Choudhary Zulfkar Ali has urged the Government of India to release 4.30 lakh
  • Come clear on transfer of Power Projects: Tarigami

    CPI (M) has asked the state government to clear its stand on the issue of transfer of Power Projects from NHPC to the state and to justify its earlier stand of incorporating the same in the “Agenda of Alliance”
  • Govt keen to promote eco-tourism in potential areas: Lal Singh

    Minister for Forests, Ecology and Environment, Choudhary Lal Singh has said that government has tagged protection of forests and wildlife as the priority sector keeping in view their importance in boosting tourism activities in the state.
  • India pays part of Iran oil dues ahead of Modi visit

    Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's maiden visit to Iran, Indian refiners have made first euro payments in four years to clear a part of the $6.4-billion (nearly Rs 43,000 crore) in past oil dues.
  • It's 'Jugglery of Words': KEA Reacts to Govt Stand

    It's 'Jugglery of Words': KEA Reacts to Govt Stand

    Terming the recent remarks by the government spokesman as “jugulary of words”, the Kashmir Economic Alliance Friday said the “government clarification” has raised more queries than answers it was supposed to offer on the land issue.