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First time stone-pelters to get amnesty, tweets Mehbooba Mufti

Srinagar, Nov 23, CNS: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has announced amnesty to first-time stone-pelters in Kashmir.     In a series of late night tweet, Chief Minister said:"It gives me immense satisfaction to restart the process of withdrawing FIRs against first-time offenders of stone pelting. My government had initiated the process in May 2016 but it was unfortunately stalled ... Read More »

Tak applauds govt for registering impressive growth rate

Says administrative, fiscal reforms paying dividends Jammu, Nov 23: Member Legislative Council Firdous Tak has applauded the Jammu and Kashmir government led by Chief Minister Ms. Mehbooba Mufti for showing impressive growth rate in the latest survey conducted by a reputed media house. In its latest annual ‘State of the States’ ranking Jammu and Kashmir has shown an impressive growth ... Read More »

Self Help Group Women members of Udhampur get Sales Outlet; Abdul Haq inaugurates Showroom

Felicitates SHGs for registering Success in Livelihood Mission UDHAMPUR, NOVEMBER 23: The members of thousands Self Help Groups (SHGs) in Udhampur district got a Community Sales Outlet on Thursday in the Main Market wherein the members can showcase and keep their products on sale. The sales outlet will help the members to sell their products and earn their livelihood in the vicinity ... Read More »

Dr Drabu calls for expediting process of moving to PAO system

  New system to simplify process of govt payments Jammu, Nov 22 (KNS): Minister for Finance, Labour & Employment Dr Haseeb A Drabu today reviewed the progress made on replacement of existing Treasury system to Pay and Accounts Office (PAO) system in a meeting convened, here today. Principal Secretary, Finance Navin Kumar Choudhary, Director General Accounts & Treasuries Altaf Hussain ... Read More »

India planning to create Ikhwan type organizations: Salahuddin

Srinagar, Nov 21, CNS: Umbrella of local militant outfits United Jihad Council has said that India has been frustrated and tired and now is working on a plan to create Ikhwan type organizations in Kashmir.     As per a statement issued to news agency CNS, Syed Salahuddi, the outfit Chief while addressing a high level meeting said that India is fighting ... Read More »

Amid shutdown, thousands participate in the last rites of Hizb militant

Armed militants offer gun salute at Adil’s funeral Pulwama, Nov 21, CNS: Amid spontaneous shutdown, thousands of people on Tuesday participated in the last rites of Hizb-ul-Mujahideen militant killed in a gunfight with Government Forces in Tral area of Pulwama district yesterday.   Adil Rashid Chopan, who had been rescued by local people from encounter site in May this year at Saimoh village was ... Read More »

Bukhari directs officers to draft comprehensive development plan for fruit nurseries

Flags off farmers group for training to Punjab, HP Garhi, other nurseries to be developed as Horticulture tourism spots JAMMU, NOVEMBER 21 – Minister for Horticulture, Syed Basharat Ahmed Bukhari today directed officers to draft a comprehensive plan for fruit nurseries detailing parameters for functioning, operational guidelines, management, to ensure maximum benefit to fruit growers, farmers. The Minister said this ... Read More »

Joint Secretary MRDD calls on Abdul Haq, appreciates for effective implementation of MGNREGA in JK

Union MRDD revisits MGNREGA target for the state; Says JK can generate 3 crore man-days JAMMU, NOVEMBER 21: For the first time in history of Jammu and Kashmir, the state is all set to get a record allocation of funds under MGNREGA since the inception of this scheme in the state. The Central Government has appreciated the effective implementation and subsequent ... Read More »

Priya Sethi calls for collective efforts to preserve, promote JK’s rich heritage

  World Heritage Week commences throughout the State JAMMU, NOVEMBER 19: Minister of State for Education, Culture and Tourism, Priya Sethi today called for collective efforts for preservation and restoration of State’s rich heritage. The Minister was speaking during the inaugural ceremony of World Heritage Week at GGM Science College erstwhile Prince of Wales College, here today. The Minister said ... Read More »

Govt committed to uplift of Gujjar, Bakerwal communities: Lal Singh

KATHUA, NOVEMBER 19: Minister for Forests, Ecology and Environment, Choudhary Lal Singh today said that the Government is making all out efforts to uplift the living standards of the people of the State especially Gujjar and Bakerwal community. The Minister was interacting with various deputations of Gujjar and Bakerwal community of Kathua district, here today.   The G&B deputations projected their ... Read More »