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 […]

Advisor Kumar chairs 68th BoD meet of JKSFC

Advisor Kumar chairs 68th BoD meet of JKSFC

JAMMU: Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar today asked the State Forest Corporation to bring efficiency in its functioning and to improve the financial health of the organization by taking innovative steps. He pressed on re-skilling of the employees to have proper utilization of human resource available with the corporation. The Advisor, who is also […]

Panchayat Polls: Voting to take place at 2512 polling booths in Phase-V

Panchayat Polls: Voting to take place at 2512 polling booths in Phase-V

JAMMU: Polling for Phase-V of Panchayat Polls-2018 will be held tomorrow at 2512 polling stations including 769 in Kashmir division and 1743 in Jammu division. The timing for polling is from 8 am to 2 pm. According to the Chief Electoral Officer, J&K, Shaleen Kabra, 848 polling stations have been categorized as hypersensitive including 755 in […]

Sale of heaters, boilers, other crude heating devices banned in Kashmir

Sale of heaters, boilers, other crude heating devices banned in Kashmir

Srinagar: Imposing ban on sale of heaters, boilers and other crude heating devices, Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan on Wednesday directed Power Development Department (PDD) to launch sustained drive against power pilferage, an official spokesman said here this evening. He said in order to check illegal and excessive use of electricity load by consumers, […]

Roshni Scheme repealed

Roshni Scheme repealed

JAMMU: The State Administrative Council (SAC) which met here today under the chairmanship of Governor, Satya Pal Malik approved repeal of the Jammu and Kashmir State Lands (Vesting of Ownership to the Occupants) Act, 2001, (commonly known as Roshni scheme). Advisors B B Vyas, K Vijay Kumar, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai & K K Sharma, Chief […]

In a first JK to get Gas Network

In a first JK to get Gas Network

JAMMU: In today’s world, Natural Gas is the cleanest form of energy and is a non-pollutant. It is extremely useful both for heating and cooking purposes. There is a worldwide movement towards a Gas based economy with increasing use of Natural Gas in transport, industrial and domestic sectors. Recognizing this, a nationwide City Gas Distribution […]

SAC approves legislation to streamline working of NGOs/Societies

SAC approves legislation to streamline working of NGOs/Societies

JAMMU: The State Administrative Council (SAC) which met here today under the chairmanship of Governor, Satya Pal Malik approved the ‘Jammu & Kashmir Societies Registration (Amendment) Act, 2018’ to curb the mushroom growth of NGOs/Societies and streamline their functioning. Provisions for renewal, appeal, de-registration and mandatory requirement of maintenance of accounts, address, details of members […]