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Pakistan wants India’s entire nuclear programme under IAEA safeguards

Islamabad, February 6: Pakistan wants India to bring its entire civilian nuclear programme under the safeguards laid out by the International Atomic Energy Commission (IAEA), a press release quoting Director General Disarmament at the Paksitan Foreign Office Kamran Akhtar said. Akhtar was speaking at a round-table discussion in Islamabad on Fissile Material Cut-Off Treaty (FMCT), organised to prepare for the ... Read More »

India signed ‘urgent’ arms deals worth INR 200bn for battle-readiness after Uri: report

New Delhi, February 6: India has signed a number of ’emergency’ arms deals worth 200 billion Indian Rupees (INR) over the past two or three months to ensure its armed forces’ preparedness for battle on short notice, Times of India reported on Monday. The Indian daily, citing defence ministry sources, said the aim of the deals was to guarantee that ... Read More »

Centre rolls out 2 tourism infrastructure projects worth Rs 194 cr for JK

NBCC, NPCC to develop tourism facilities on Gulmarg-Baramulla-Kupwara-Leh, Mantalai-Sudhmahadev-Patnitop circuits; Chief Minister welcomes new initiatives   JAMMU, FEBRUARY 6: Under the new initiatives in tourism sector, the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, today rolled out two mega projects worth Rs 194.74 crore for development of tourism infrastructure in Jammu and Kashmir. These are in addition to the projects worth Rs ... Read More »

Gurezi reviews rehabilitation measures for KGHEP

Stresses for early rehabilitation of affected families JAMMU, FEBUARY 06- Deputy Speaker, Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly, Nazir Ahmad Gurezi today reviewed and discussed the issues of rehabilitation for Kishanganga Hydel Electric Power (KGHEP) project. The meeting was attended by Commissioner Secretary, Revenue Mohammad Ashraf Mir, Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan, District Development Commissioner, Bandipora Sajad Hussain, Additional Commissioner, Kashmir A ... Read More »

CM reviews operational procedure for plying traffic through Qazigund-Banihal Railway tunnel

JAMMU | FEB 06 (): As a sequel to the decision of using the Qazigund-Banihal Railway tunnel for plying vehicular traffic during extreme weather conditions and heavy snowfalls, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today reviewed the operating procedures to be adopted while opening the tunnel at a meeting with officers of State Government and Northern Railways. It is pertinent to mention here ... Read More »

Tourism Deptt starts certificate courses in skiing at Pahalgam

Activities aimed at harnessing winter tourism potential of this summer resort: Dir Tourism PAHALGAM, FEBRUARY 06: The Department of Tourism Kashmir in collaboration with Jawahar Institute of Mountaineering today organized first of its kind certified Ski Courses at newly developed slopes at Pahalgam with an aim to promote Pahalgam as a winter tourist destination. The 15-day ski course was inaugurated ... Read More »

Anayat calls for mass awareness about latest farming techniques

JAMMU, FEBRUARY 06: Chairman Legislative Council, Haji Anayat Ali today called for organizing awareness camps in Ladakh region to create awareness among farmers about the latest farming techniques and the schemes being provided by the Government for the welfare of the farming community. The Chairman was addressing a meeting convened to discuss and review the functioning of the Animal and ... Read More »

Prepare for Hajj-2017 well in time: Andrabi to SHC

JAMMU, FEBRUARY 6: Minister of State for Hajj and Auqaf, Syed Farooq Ahmad Andrabi has asked the State Hajj Committee to make all requisite preparations for Hajj-2017 in advance. Chairing an officers meeting here today, the Minister called for time-bound completion of all ongoing works at Hajj House Bemina so that all arrangements in put in place for Hajj 2017. ... Read More »

Centre rolls out 2 tourism infrastructure projects worth Rs 194 cr for JK

NBCC, NPCC to develop tourism facilities on Gulmarg-Baramulla-Kupwara-Leh, Mantalai-Sudhmahadev-Patnitop circuits; Chief Minister welcomes new initiatives   JAMMU, FEBRUARY 6: Under the new initiatives in tourism sector, the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, today rolled out two mega projects worth Rs 194.74 crore for development of tourism infrastructure in Jammu and Kashmir. These are in addition to the projects worth Rs ... Read More »

India is aware referendum results in Kashmir: Hurriyat (G)

‘Pak, India spends large amount on ammunitions, common people living miserable life’ Srinagar, Feb 06 (KNS): India’s Home Minister Raj Nath Singh’s statement that Kashmir was always with India and will remain a part of it, has evoked sharp reactions from Hurriyat Conference (G). In a statement issued to KNS, terming it egoistic approach of India, Hurriyat (G) said that ... Read More »