• Rs 64,669 crore State Budget Unveiled

    Rs 64,669 crore State Budget Unveiled

    Unveiling Rs 64,669-crore budget for 2016-17, the Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday announced a slew of measures for women, including a fee waiver for girls in government schools
  •  Power Sector could be a game changer

    Power Sector could be a game changer

    Asserting that the Power Sector of J&K can turn around the fortunes and put economy on the trajectory of high and sustainable growth, Minister of Finance, Dr Haseeb A Drabu,
  • Modalities being submitted for power projects’ return

    Asserting that J&K Government is working with Union government on return of power projects, J&K FinMin Economist Dr Haseeb A Drabu Monday said that his government submitted “four modalities before Delhi”.
  • New industrial estates being set up

    To promote entrepreneurship and industry in the state, Jammu and Kashmir Finance Minister Haseed Drabu today proposed setting up of new industrial estates and announced a startup fund as well as joint-venture opportunities with the government for the
  • Making City More Flood-Prone—Thanks To SMC, SDA

    In brazen violation of the High Court directives seeking implementation of the Master Plan, the Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) has started land-filling of the crucial Doodh Ganga canal in Batamaloo locality here making the area.
  • Multi-Crore Scam In BSNL Alleged Over Poor Services

    With no end to Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited’s poor telecom services in Kashmir, the union telecom ministry has received a formal complaint, which hints at multi-crore scam, whereby the BSNL connectivity is sabotaged to benefit the private c
  • Mehbooba Mufti to file papers for bypoll today

    Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti will file nomination papers for the 19 June bypoll to Anantnag Assembly constituency on Tuesday.Mehbooba, who is currently a Lok Sabha member from the South Kashmir Constituency.
  • Would you need 700,000 troops For 250 militants:Mirwaiz to GoI

    Terming the statement of Defence Minister of India, Manohar Parrikar that the infamous Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) cannot be revoked from Jammu Kashmir as a pat on the back of armed forces,
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    After 75 years ,Kashmir to witness Maha Kumbh on June 14

    Dashar Maha Kumbh is being organised on the confluence of sacred rivers Sindhu and Vitasta in Ganderbal district of Kashmir on June 14, after a period of 75 years, in which Kashmiri Pandits are expected to participate.
  • 'Govt working through various initiatives to create employment avenues for youth'

    'Govt working through various initiatives to create employment avenues for youth'

    Chief Minster, Ms Mehbooba Mufti on Monday said the government is working on various initiatives to create ample employment avenues for the youth.“I know unemployment is one of the biggest challenges for all of us
  • Irregularities in SSA being investigated by Vigilance Commission: Naeem

    Minister for Education, Naeem Akhter today informed the House that irregularities in the construction of schools under SSA are being investigated by the Vigilance Commission, adding that nobody would be allowed to misuse government exchequer.
  • South Kashmir shuts to remember Asiya-Neelofer on 7th anniversary

    Complete shutdown was witnessed in south Kashmir especially in Shopian district on the seventh anniversary of Asiya and Neelofar – who were found dead in a canal on this day, here, in 2009.
  • 'Pigeons can fly everywhere,get wolves to eat cats'

    Independent MLA from Langate today said Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti was as right in calling Kashmiri Pandits as pigeons, as pigeons can move everywhere and can’t be controlled by humans.
  • Saroori accuses Army of killing a Gujjar youth

    The mysterious death of a Muslim Gujjar boy in Kishtwar region sparked a protest from Congress members including MLA Inderwal Ghulam Muhammad Saroori in Legislative Assembly on Monday.
  • PDP-BJP biggest enemy of Kashmiris: Geelani

    Terming the BJP-PDP coalition government as the biggest enemy of the Kashmiri people, Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Geelani today said that on the one hand these people want to settle the non-state subjects in the state