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Cabinet approves Extension of time period of “Special Industry Initiative for J&K” (Sll J&K) – Udaan

New Delhi, September 20: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved the proposal of the Ministry of Home Affairs for extension of time period of the Scheme "Special Industry Initiative for J&K" (Sll J&K)- Udaan till 31st December, 2018 without any modification and cost escalation. Initially the time period of Udaan was upto ... Read More »

‘Officially banned, Polythene still at large’

‘Soil of Kashmir is sensitive; polythene may destroy its fertility’ Srinagar, Sep 19 (KNS): Even though the use of polythene is officially banned, the polythene is seen everywhere especially in the city; courtesy the miserable failure of Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) to control this menace. However, the SMC had launched a massive anti-polythene drive but that didn’t sustain for long ... Read More »

From Karnah, Mehbooba appeals for peace, seeks end to Indo-Pak hostility

‘Unfortunate when people should be demanding schools, playfields, they are forced to seek protection from firepower'  Says construction of tunnel on Sadhna top, ST status to Paharis taken up with Centre TANGHDAR (KARNAH), SEPTEMBER 19: Appealing for peace between India and Pakistan, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today sought end to hostilities between the two countries on the borders saying it ... Read More »

Mehbooba kick-starts Rs 68 cr worth development works at Tanghdar

Lays foundation of Gabra, Dhani-Taad roads; Model villages at Taad, Hajitara, Gabra TANGHDAR(KARNAH), SEPTEMBER 19: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, who was on a day’s visit to this border area, laid the foundation of several developmental projects valuing around Rs. 68 crore here today. The Chief Minister laid the foundation of 15 kilometre long Tanghdar to Gabra road via Hajitara which ... Read More »

Mehbooba directs regulated supply of power, drinking water, food grains during Muharram

CM reviews Muharram arrangements Directs immediate improvement of roads, street lights, sanitation, health facilities in Shia areas SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 18: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today reviewed the arrangements for the coming days of Muharram put in place by the State administration. The Chief Minister directed availability of regulated power and drinking water supply besides availability of adequate quantity of foodgrains ... Read More »

Mehbooba directs regulated supply of power, drinking water, food grains during Muharram

  Directs immediate improvement of roads, street lights, sanitation, health facilities in Shia areas SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 18: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today reviewed the arrangements for the coming days of Muharram put in place by the State administration. The Chief Minister directed availability of regulated power and drinking water supply besides availability of adequate quantity of foodgrains and fuel during ... Read More »

Geelani writes letter to UN Secretary General

‘Solve Kashmir to avert possible war in sub-continent’ Srinagar, Sep 17 (KNS): Hurriyat (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani has written a letter to United Nations Secretary General. He has demanded appointment of a War Crime Tribunal for Jammu and Kashmir to identify the culprits of Human Rights abuses. “The indiscriminate use of lethal weapons, pellet guns, bullets, pawa shells to ... Read More »

Taking governance to peoples’ doorstep, Mehbooba conducts public redressal camp at Pulwama

Chief Minister’s Public Outreach More than 100 deputations meet CM; Mehbooba directs on spot action in many cases PULWAMA, SEPTEMBER 17: In a major public outreach initiative, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti conducted an open public grievances redressal camp here today. During the grievance redressal camp, the Chief Minister heard people in a face to face interaction and in many cases ... Read More »

Centre afraid of identifying stakeholders in Kashmir: Azad

‘South Kashmir was militancy-free during my govt’ Srinagar, Sep 16 (KNS): Days after Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that Kashmir’s solution lies in five Cs, Opposition Congress today said that BJP-led government was afraid of naming the stakeholders in Kashmir to resolve the issue. “Central and state governments have to decide which stakeholders to talk to. Everyone knows who the ... Read More »

Hurriyat not in the list of delegations meeting us: Azad

Manmohan Singh-led Congress group on two-day visit to valley Srinagar, Sep 16 (KNS): Former Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said that Hurriyat leaders are not in the list of delegations which are meeting the party’s ‘policy planning group’ headed by former PM Manmohan Singh during its two-day visit to the Valley. “45 delegations are meeting us, ... Read More »