Kashmir Autumn Festival from Oct 25

Kashmir Autumn Festival from Oct 25

SRINAGAR: Secretary Tourism Rigzin Sampheal today convened a meeting with the representatives of travel and hospitality sector here to chalk out the strategy for the successful conduct of the 3-day Kashmir Autumn Festival being held from October 25 to 27, 2018. The meeting decided that the inaugural day function and other events would be held […]

Boycotting elections, a democratic right, says Malik

Srinagar: Chairman of JKLF Muhammad Yasin Malik on Friday condemned the β€˜ongoing military operation’ in the name of Municipal and Panchayat elections in Jammu Kashmir, saying if participation in elections is a democratic right then boycotting these is also a democratic right. β€œSpree of arrests and other anti-democratic measures taken by authorities is a glaring […]

Advisor Ganai for promoting eco-friendly adventure tourism

Advisor Ganai for promoting eco-friendly adventure tourism

SRINAGAR: With soaring growth in leisure travel market, Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai today said emphasis on “eco-friendly adventure tourism” is an effective and tangible way to give back to society. The Advisor said this during a meeting attended by Secretary Tourism Rigzin Sampheal, Managing Director (MD) JK Tourism Development Corporation (JKTDC) Asif Hamid […]

Upper reaches receive fresh snowfall, rain lashes plains in Kashmir

Upper reaches receive fresh snowfall, rain lashes plains in Kashmir

Srinagar: The upper reaches, including Apharwat mountain in the world famous ski resort of Gulmarg, received fresh snowfall, while light rain lashed Srinagar and other plains in Kashmir valley, resulting in dip in the mercury. A Met department spokesperson told UNI that light rain and thundershowers would occur at isolated places in Kashmir valley during […]

Advisor Vyas for making PSUs vibrant, financially viable

Advisor Vyas for making PSUs vibrant, financially viable

SRINAGAR: Advisor to the Governor, BB Vyas Friday directed for making the public sector units of the state more vibrant and financially viable so that they can effectively contribute in the economy, besides creating the much-needed employment opportunities. The Advisor was speaking at the twin Board of Directors meetings of JK Cements limited and JK […]

Abdullahs shocked, Mehbooba grieved over killing of two NC workers

Abdullahs shocked, Mehbooba grieved over killing of two NC workers

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir National Conference and former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Friday condemned the killing of two NC workers Mushtaq Ahmad Wani and Nazir Ahmad Bhat in the Habbakadal locality of Srinagar. Party President Dr. Farooq Abdullah denounced the act as heinous and despicable. Expressing his grief over the incident Dr Farooq said, […]

Congress condemns killing of two NC Workers

Congress condemns killing of two NC Workers

Srinagar: The J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) today condemned the killing of two NC workers in Srinagar today, describing the incident as shocking and highly painful. The Party also blamed both State & Centre Govt for miserably failing to ensure congenial atmosphere in the valley, as a result, the situation is extremely volatile. In a […]

OGW escapes from police custody Sopore, searches launched

OGW escapes from police custody Sopore, searches launched

Srinagar:Β A militant activist who was arrested four days back in Sopore outskirts, fled from police station in the Apple town on Friday afternoon. GNS news agency reports said that the inmate namely Mehraj Ud Din Khan alias Marouf of New Colony Sopore escaped from police custody from police station Sopore. SSP Sopore Javid Iqbal also […]