First blow to JK Govt: Centre refuses transfer of power projects

Cities ‘financial, legal problems’; Of total 4961 MW generation, NHPC’s power kitty in State swells to 2009 MW—highest in any state


Jammu, Mar 26: The Union Power Ministry has said it can’t transfer power projects owned by the National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) to Jammu and Kashmir, citing “legal and financial problems.” The fresh stand of New Delhi has come to fore at a time when the J&K government is repeatedly More

‘1.70 lakh kanal land under authorized occupation of forces’


Jammu, Mar 26: The Jammu and Kashmir Thursday informed the Legislative Council that 1.70 lakh kanals of land was under uauthorized occupation of forces in the State. The revelation has come to force at a time when State’s PDP-BJP government has pledged to return the land illegally held by forces to More

Omar wants Drabu to issue white paper from 1996

‘Let him cover period when he was financial advisor, JK Bank chairman’


Jammu, Mar 26: National Conference working president and J&K’s former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday said Finance Minister Dr Haseeb Drabu should come up with white paper on fiscal ‘mismanagement’ from 1996 and also include the period when he was financial advisor to the then State government More

Rana seeks debate on Article 370


Jammu, Mar 26: The opposition National Conference Thursday moved a resolution in Assembly seeking debate on Article 370 that guarantees ‘special status’ to Jammu and Kashmir. NC legislator Devender Rana urged the Speaker to consider the resolution. “I moved two resolutions including the one seeking More

‘Agha Shahid poetized agonies of Kashmiris’

3-day seminar at KU concludes


Srinagar, Mar 26: The Kashmiri-American poet Agha Shahid Ali returned to Kashmir in 1990s to poetize the agonies and sufferings of the people of Kashmir, speakers at a national-level seminar here said Thursday. “Shahid especially returned to Kashmir in 1990s to feel with the people rather than for More

Roshni Scheme: 10.11 lakh kanal state land under illegal occupation

Revenue Deptt in mess: Javed Mustafa Mir


Jammu, Mar 26: The government today disclosed that nearly 10.11 lakh kanal state land continues to be under the illegal occupation of individuals despite the fact that their claim of ownership under Roshni Scheme has been rejected. However, 1500 kanal state land has been retrieved by turning down More

Jahangir to be interim LC Chairman

PDP-BJP yet to reach agreement on 8 nomination seats


Jammu, Mar 26: Governor NN Vohra has approved the State Cabinet’s proposal for appointment of Jahangir Mir as acting chairman of the Legislative Council even as logjam continues between Peoples Democratic Party and Bharatiya Janta Party over eight seats of the House to be filled through nomination. More

Coalition partners announce Coordination Committee

10-member panel to be chaired by Dy CM


Jammu, Mar 26: Coalition partners PDP and BJP have formed a Coordination Committee to ensure that the Agenda for the Alliance is implemented within the defined timeframe and all the policy issues adhered to in letter and spirit. The 10-member Coordination Committee comprises of five members from More

Rains, snow claimed 5 lives: Govt

Jammu, Mar 26: Five persons died and six others were injured in the recent rains and snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir, the state government said on Thursday. J&K Minister for Relief and Rehabilitation Syed Basharat Ahmad Bukhari while replying to a calling attention of National Conference member Qaiser More

Opposition creates uproar over ‘delay’ in empowerment of PRIs, stages walk out


Jammu, Mar 26: Opposition members in Legislative Council on Thursday created uproar and staged walkouts over delay in the implementation of 73rd Amendment for empowerment of Panchayat Raj Institutions (PRI)s. When the House assembled this morning, legislators of National Conference and Congress More

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AEE, AE among 4 RDD officials suspended, BDO attached

Jammu, Mar 26: The Government today put Assistant Executive Engineer (AEE), Assistant Engineer (AE) and two other officials of Rural Development Department Vijaypur block under suspension and attached More

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‘Investments in agri sector can create 14,000 jobs’

JK importing mutton, poultry milk for Rs 2000 crore annually: Sajad Lone


Jammu, Mar 26: Peoples Conference Chairman Sajad Lone Thursday said he was proud to lead the Animal and Husbandry Ministry given its “enormous potential” and “huge infrastructure.” Speaking for the More

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17th State Judo Championship: Danish, Shweta excel with double gold

Jammu, Mar 26 : Senior players, Danish Sharma and Shweta Thakur clinched two gold each to emerge as most successful judokas on day-two of the three-day 17th State Judo Championship, organised by J&K Judo More

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JU Syndicate meet approves INCA, MBBS internship norms as per MCI

Jammu, Mar 26:The University Syndicate today approved the implementation of Indian Nursing Council Act and amendments in the existing internship training in MBBS Course as per Medical Council India (MCI More

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‘Learning Arabic will help Kashmir youth to tap Gulf job market’

Scholars want choice for students from school level, rue neglect of vital language in colleges


Srinagar, Mar 26: Terming Arabic language as a medium that can tap lucrative Gulf market, Arabic scholars have demanded that government adopt Kerala model for the promotion of Arabic language in order More

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Unabated mass copying keeps authorities on toes

56 cases framed, huge quantity of incriminating material seized


Rajouri, Mar 26: Foiling yet another bid of copying during board examinations, authorities today framed 56 more cases of unfair means in different examination centers of Poonch districts, whereas police More

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Electricity restored; Now people demand Transformers in Kishtwar


Kishtwar, Mar 26: After eleven days, the electricity was today restored in district Kishtwar, which was affected due to crumbling of 132 kv line towers. As per reports, the jubilant atmosphere was visible More

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