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Rivalry between truck unions affects cement trade

Khrew, Feb 15, CNS: Administration has miserably failed to resolve the tussle between two truck unions in Khrew area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district. The continuous tussle has hampered the trade of cement in the Valley.     The tussle has once again started after truckers from Halqa Nagandar, amalgam of a few villages, wanted a separate Alkhudam Union. But the existing ... Read More »

Cabinet approves guidelines to regulate implementation of Self Help Group of Engineers Scheme

  JAMMU, FEBRUARY 13:- The Cabinet in its meeting chaired by Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today accorded sanction to the adoption of guidelines to regulate the implementation of the Self Help Group of Engineers Scheme in an effective manner. The Self Help Group of Engineers Scheme was launched in the year 2003 for the Self Employment of the unemployed engineers, ... Read More »

In a first, JK shifts to groundbreaking automated resource allocation system

Dr Drabu launches Online Budgeting Portal – BEAMS; Rs 35000 cr released for fiscal 2017-18 beforehand JAMMU, FEBRUARY 09:  For the first time in the State’s fiscal history, the Finance Department today released, well ahead of schedule, 50% of the budgetary allocation to the tune of around Rs 35000 crore for the financial year 2017-18 for developmental and other activities. ... Read More »

BSNL reduces pulse, hikes call charges

Srinagar, Feb 8, CNS: Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has reduced duration of its landline to landline local call by one minute on same network and also hiked the charge by 20 per cent. The duration (pulse) of each local call from BSNL landline to BSNL landline has been reduced from three minutes to two minutes, a BSNL spokesman said. ... 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 »

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 »

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 »

M/S Dawar Cements obtained NOC for lime-stone mining without people’s consent’

Khrew residents stage protest against cement factories Srinagar, Feb 6, CNS: Demanding an end to pollution from cement factories and illegal mining in the area, hundreds of residents of Khrew in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district Monday staged a protest here in Srinagar and alleged that a Cement Company has secured NOC for lime stone mining without public support.     A ... Read More »

Only Aadhaar Card Holder to Get Ration Cards from April: Government

Srinagar, Feb 4, CNS: The Jammu Kashmir Government has made Aadhaar mandatory for availing ration related subsidies and other benefits but has given two months time for citizens to get the unique identification number. The Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Chowdhary Zulifqar said that no ration cards will be issued to those who fail to get mandatory ... Read More »

JK to be developed as best skiing destination: Dy CM

Quality adventure sports infrastructure to be created for creating sporting genius in JK JAMMU, FEBRUARY 03: With an aim to promote adventure tourism across the State, Deputy Chief Minister, Dr. Nirmal Singh today said that Jammu and Kashmir would be developed into “best skiing destination.” While interacting with the skiing players at Gulmarg here, Dr Singh said that all the ... Read More »