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Altaf Bukhari inaugurates sports festival ‘Khizaan-e-Gulmarg 2017’

Announces auditorium, reconstruction of Youth Hostel in Gulmarg           GULMARG, OCTOBER 21: With an aim to promote golf among the students, the Gulmarg Development Authority in collaboration with Directorate of School Education (Kashmir) today organized an education-sports festival "Khizaan-e-Gulmarg 2017" in Gulmarg.           The festival witnessed participation of around 150 students from government schools and professional golfers from across Kashmir ... Read More »

Promoting tourism: Govt to introduce special train coaches in Kashmir

‘Katra-Banihal rail link to be completed by 2020’ Srinagar, Oct 17 (KNS): Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti Tuesday met Union Minister for Railways Piyush Goyal and discussed issues regarding railways connectivity and projects in J&K. In a series of tweets, Mehbooba said that Goyal assured her that the Katra-Banihal railway tracks will be completed by 2020. Also the introduction of glass top coaches ... Read More »

Finance Department for speeding-up expenditure to meet time-lines

'All un-utilized funds over & above 30% of budget allocation as on 3I Dec 2017 shall be automatically forfeited' SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 16: The Finance Department has called for expediting the pace of expenditure by the Government Departments in view of early release of funds this fiscal in pursuance to the announcement by the Finance Minister, Dr Haseeb Drabu in his budget ... Read More »

Mudra Scheme a Golden Opportunity for youth to script their destiny- Dr Jitender Singh

Appreciates the Role of J&K Bank and its leadership for Proactive approach to foster entrepreneurship   Jammu, Oct 14: The policies and programmes of the Government of India are aimed at empowering the youth in the country by enabling them to be the job creators to become the foundation for the prosperity of the nation. The youth of J&K is ... Read More »

3-day Pahalgam Festival attracts tourists, locals

Festival is aimed to attract tourists in winter months also: MD JKTDC Carp fish cooked with radish and collard is one of the most cherished delicacies in Kashmir mostly prepared in winter months. Srinagar, October 13: This was one of the main attractions at the 3-day Pahalagm festival that began at the tourist resort on Thursday. The other dishes which ... Read More »

Prudent public expenditure policy key to arresting economic slowdown: Dr Drabu

‘Govt creating new framework for expenditure management policy, reorienting state budget’ SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 13: Minister for Finance, Dr Haseeb Drabu today said a prudent public expenditure policy will play a growth-inducing role in stopping the economic slowdown.   “Due to the economic slowdown and the absence of private investment, public expenditure policy will play a growth-inducing role in reinvigorating the economy. ... Read More »

VODAFONE FACILITATES EDUCATION OF UNDERPRIVILEDGED CHILDREN IN KASHMIR AS PART OF RAMZAN INITIATIVE

  ·      Donates a sum of Rs 6.8 lakh in the fifth year of its annual ‘Giving Initiative’ on Ramzan ·      Over the years, Vodafone has contributed more than Rs. 30.5 lakh for this noble cause Srinagar, October 10, 2017: Continuing its tradition of celebrating the holy month of Ramzan in its true spirit of ‘giving’, Vodafone India, one of India’s leading telecommunications ... Read More »

CM launches FM radio station

Mehbooba for honing youth talent, redressing social issues Srinagar, Oct 10, CNS: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has stressed on honing the talent of youth of the State and addressing their issues through more interactions and engagements. Addressing a function after launching the local station of a prominent FM radio network here today, the Chief  Minister said the youth of the State ... Read More »

Take some path-breaking decisions: Yasin Khan to FM

Amid market slump, traders seek SRO for Kashmir Inc Srinagar, Oct 10 (KNS): In the wake of continued market slump in the Valley, the Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Federation (KTMF) President Haji Muhammad Yasin Khan Tuesdayappealed the Finance Minister Dr Haseeb Drabu to take some path-breaking decisions to revive the sunken economy. In a statement issued to KNS, Khan, who also ... Read More »

Paddy procurement to begin on Oct 17: Zulfkar Ali

‘Govt to open 21 mandis to procure paddy from farmers for 2017-18’ SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 10: Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) and Information Department Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali today announced that 21 paddy procurement centres (mandis) would be opened for the year 2017-18 and the procurement would start from next week on October 17th . The Minister made the ... Read More »