Advisor Ganai listens to people’s issues at Jammu

Advisor Ganai listens to people’s issues at Jammu

JAMMU: Emphasizing the need for fast paced promotion of tourism industry in Jammu and Kashmir, Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai asked the officers to optimally utilize the State’s natural scenic grandeur and other resources to increase tourist influx towards the state who throng here from the country and abroad to enjoy the ecstasies of […]

Pre-Budget Interaction: Naveen for arresting wasteful expenditure; formulation of need-based projects

Pre-Budget Interaction: Naveen for arresting wasteful expenditure; formulation of need-based projects

JAMMU: The plan proposals for Forests, Labour, Employment, AIR and trainings departments for next financial year were discussed here at pre- budget interaction meeting chaired by Principal Secretary Finance, Naveen Choudhary. Marathon sessions held for each department separately, discussed in detail plan proposals projected by concerned government functionaries, even as Principal Secretary   Finance directed them […]

Kartarpur can be new beginning, some TV channels trying to distort the gesture, Mehbooba

Kartarpur can be new beginning, some TV channels trying to distort the gesture, Mehbooba

Srinagar: Describing Kartarpur corridor as a new beginning of reconciliation between India and Pakistan, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday alleged that some TV channels are trying to distort the gesture and are projecting it as a conspiracy to create Khalistan. Taking to micro blogging site twitter the Peoples Democratic Party […]

Arvind Saxena takes oath as Chairman, UPSC

Arvind Saxena takes oath as Chairman, UPSC

Srinagar: Arvind Saxena has been sworn in as the Chairman, Union Public Service Commission. The Oath of Office and Secrecy was administered by Prof. (Dr.) Pradeep Kumar Joshi, senior most Member of the Commission, at a ceremony here today. Shri Saxena joined the Commission as Member on 08.05.2015 and was later on appointed to perform the […]

Victimization of Women by Persons in Authority

Victimization of Women by Persons in Authority

JAMMU: J&K Government has decided to reinforce the legal framework to curb instances of women being victimized by the persons in authority or in fiduciary relationships. “The existing legislative provisions have been found deficient to curb this menace and therefore, a need was felt to introduce such provisions in the relevant laws which would prevent […]

Panchayat Polls-2018: JK witnesses 71.1% voting in Phase-V

Panchayat Polls-2018: JK witnesses 71.1% voting in Phase-V

JAMMU: In the Phase-V of Panchayat Polls held today, overall poll percentage of 71.1% was witnessed across the State. According to the Chief Electoral Officer J&K, Shaleen Kabra, an overwhelming 85.2% polling was witnessed in Jammu division and 33.7% in Kashmir division. Giving district-wise details, Kabra said that Kupwara witnessed 42.5% polling, Bandipora 34.6%, Baramulla […]

Top LeT commander among two militants killed in Budgam encounter

Top LeT commander among two militants killed in Budgam encounter

Srinagar: A top Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander and ‘prime suspect’ of Editor-in chief of daily English Rising Kashmir, Shujaat Bukhari was among the two militants who were killed in encounter that raged between forces and militants in Kuthpora Chattergam area of Central Kashmir’s Budgam district, police said. However, three Army men had also sustained injuries in […]

Mehbooba speaks to Arun Jaitley over J&K Bank issue

Mehbooba speaks to Arun Jaitley over J&K Bank issue

Srinagar: PDP president and former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti has taken up the issue of turning J&K Bank into PSU with Union Finance minister Arun Jaitley. In a tweet Mehbooba said “Spoke with @arunjaitley ji about the intrusive and regressive move to declare J&K Bank as a PSU. This decision will add to the woes […]

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