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Congress’s policy planning group to visit Valley on Saturday

  30 delegations scheduled for meeting Srinagar, Sep 14 (KNS): Beginning its second leg of the visit, the Congress’s Policy Planning group will meet 30 delegations during its two-day visit that begin on Saturday. Led by former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh, the 9-member group comprises of senior Congress leaders Dr Karan Singh, former Home Minister P Chidambaram, Leader of ... Read More »

Srinagar-Jammu highway reopens for LMVs

‘HMVs stranded at Udhampur allowed to ply towards Kashmir’ Srinagar, Sep 14 (KNS): The Srinagar-Jammu highway, the only road connecting Valley with rest of the country was Thursday thrown open for the Light Motor Vehicles (LMVs) for the either sides, official said. An official in the traffic department told KNS that the authorities have allowed the LMVs to reach their ... Read More »

Conservation of water bodies, ponds Govt’s priority: Lal Singh

  SAMBA, SEPTEMBER 13 – Minister for Forests, Ecology and Environment Choudhary Lal Singh today said the government has taken various path-breaking steps for the revival of traditional water resources including village ponds. “The preservation, conservation and rejuvenation of village ponds are our priority,” he said, adding that over the centuries, these acted as perennial source to meet the water ... Read More »

Aabha Hanjura to perform at SKICC

SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 13:J&K Academy of Art, Culture and Languages (JKAACL) is orgainsing a maiden musical show 'Saaz-e-Kashmir' by budding Kashmiri sufi and folk artist Aabha Hanjura at SKICC lawns on 16 September 2017. According to a spokesman of JKAACL, the entry to the concert will be only by invitation. Pertinently, Aabha Hanjura gave up her lucrative job to pursue a ... Read More »

LeT pays tribute to Kulgam slain militants

Srinagar, Sep 13, CNS: Militant outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba has paid their immense tribute to the Hizb-ul-Mujahideen slain militants who were killed in a gunfight in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district.      Mehmood Shah, the LeT Chief in a statement to news agency CNSsaid that, for India, be it the Track-2 Policy or Track-3, it must evacuate Kashmir under each circumstance. “Our youth are ... Read More »

JK State Commission for Women organizes awareness programme at Ganderbal

Ganderbal, September 13:- To make the women aware of their constitutional rights and also to mitigate the problems faced by them in the society the Jammu and Kashmir State Commission for Women today organized awareness cum interactive programme in Ganderbal where it’s Chairperson Nayeema Ahmed Mehjoor was the chief guest.  District Development Commissioner Ganderbal, Dr. Piyush Singla, Additional District Development ... Read More »

Development of Hill Districts occupies priority: Sartaj Madni

Srinagar , Sept 13 ::::   Hill Districts  and constituencies  have  always been the main focus of Developmental agenda of Peoples Democratic Party. As and when the party got a direct role, possible Government resources were fully utilized for their empowerment. While addressing a public meeting at Mendhar PDP Vice President Sartaj Madani referred to various landmark decisions taken by Mufti ... Read More »

Nanda tours Bhomag, assures improvement of basic facilities in far flung areas

REASI, SEPTEMBER 12: To assess and address the demands and problems being faced by the rural masses and to ensure basic services at their doorsteps,   Minister of State for Finance and Planning, Ajay Nanda today conducted extensive tour of Bhomag area. He listened to the people’s problems and resolved many issues on the spot. Prominent persons of the area including Chain Singh, Malook Singh,  ... Read More »

‘1936 MGNREGA works completed, 5 lakh man days generated in Poonch

Abdul Haq reviews MGNREGA works in Poonch POONCH, SEPTEMBER 12:  Minister for Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Law and Justice, Abdul Haq today visited Poonch to take stock of the developmental works being undertaken by Rural Development Department and also reviewed the functioning of various Departments in the district. DC Poonch, Tariq Ahmad Zargar, SP Rajiv Panday, ACD Poonch Zubair Shah, DPO, BDOs, VLWs, besides ... Read More »

Over 100 undertake trekking to Tulain, Sourse lakes in Pahalgam

Srinagar, September 11: The department of tourism and Jammu and Kashmir Mountaineering and Hiking Club (JKMHC) organized twoSunday treks to Tulain Lake and Sourse Lake in Pahalgam. Tulain Lake lies at an altitude of 3,684 metres above sea level and is 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) Southwest from Pahalgam and 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) from Baisaran while as Sourse Lake is at an ... Read More »