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Strong measures needed to prohibit conversion of agriculture land: Director Agri

  SRINAGAR, JUNE 22: Director Agriculture Kashmir Syed Altaf Aijaz Andrabi today highlighted the need for concerted efforts to prevent the conversion of agriculture land for non-agricultural practices. The Director made these remarks at a meeting he convened here to discuss the agriculture scenario of the valley. “Various laws and regulation are in place in the State, which prohibits or restrict ... Read More »

Tourism deptt organizes 200 mtr freestyle swimming competition at Nigeen

250 students take part in swimming camp  Srinagar, June 21: After successfully organizing swimming camp during the month of Ramadan, the department of tourism Kashmir organized a swimming competition among the participants on Wednesday. Fifty students of different schools who successfullylearnt swimming participated in the 200 meter free-style event at Water Sports Center, Nigeen Club. Director Tourism Kashmir Mahmood A Shah ... Read More »

Secretary Tourism chairs workshop on online monitoring of works

Clears 14 repair cases of houseboats Srinagar, June 21: A workshop aimed at familiarizing the engineering staff of Tourism department about a specially designed online application titled "dashboard application”  was held on Wednesday at TRC Srinagar under chairmanship of Secretary Tourism Rigzin Samphael. Besides Director Tourism Kashmir Mahmood Ahmed Shah, the workshop was attended by CEOs and engineering staff of all Tourism Development ... Read More »

Tourism deptt organizes FAM tour for foreign travel writers

Srinagar, June 18: The department of tourism organized Familiarization trip for five foreign travel writers from Australia and United Kingdom who visited Leh and Srinagar. The writers reached Leh on June 5 and conducted 5 day Ganda La trek in Ladakh before flying to Srinagar where they visited Dachigam National Park, Royal Spring Golf Course and stayed in houseboats at Nageen Lake ... Read More »

Principal Secy Finance chairs meeting with representatives of Transport associations

SRINAGAR JUNE 13: Principal Secretary Finance, Navin Choudhary today chaired a meeting with the representatives of various transporters associations to discuss the revision of passenger fare 2018. Secretary Transport I M Raju, Transport Commissioner Saugat Biswas, Managing Director JKSRTC Mir Afroz, senior officers of Transport Department, Chairman All J&K Transport Welfare Associations T S Wazir and other representatives of various Transport ... Read More »

Exhibition of Islamic art objects and rare Quranic manuscripts concludes at TRC

SRINAGAR, JUNE 11: Five-day Rare Quranic Manuscripts and Art Objects Exhibition conclude here with the pledge to take every step for their preservation and secure it for future generations. On a concluding day, hundreds of people visited the venue including students from various educational institutions. On the sidelines of the exhibition, Hamdiya/ Naatiya Mushaerah was also organized at TRC complex in ... Read More »

Mehbooba appeals all stakeholders to join dialogue process

  Appeals people to guard the positivity generated on ground SRINAGAR, JUNE 11: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today appealed all stakeholders in the State to come forward and join the dialogue offer made by the Central Government recently. Interacting with media persons on the sidelines of the inauguration of Mehjoor Bridge here today, the Chief Minister asked all the stakeholders ... Read More »

CUK inks MoU with HDFC bank

‘MoU signed in order to further boost research, academic growth of university’ Srinagar, Jun 10 (KNS): With an aim and objective to strengthen and further the industry-academia linkage and to provide modern banking facilities and solutions to the varsity, staff, students and other stakeholders, the Central University of Kashmir (CUK) Saturday inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Housing Development Finance ... Read More »

​Mehbooba asks for expanding scope of Himayat scheme

1.25 lakh youth targeted for training, jobs under the scheme Srinagar, Jun 06 (KNS): Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today asked the Rural Development Department to expand the scope of Himayat scheme to major towns and districts of the State. Besides, she also advised the Department to select local partners in the placement of youth trained under the scheme. The Chief ... Read More »

Celebrating Ramzan, Vodafone hosts Iftaar with wazwan for custormers, retailers

  For the 6th consecutive year, Vodafone will donate 1 paisa on every call, recharge made and Rs 5 on new activation for the education of underprivileged Kashmiri children Srinagar, June 4, 2018: Vodafone continues with its tradition of celebrating Ramzan by embracing the ‘spirit of giving’ associated with the holy month and organising Iftaar for its customers and associates in the Valley. ... Read More »