Sgr records season’s coldest night

Sgr records season’s coldest night

Srinagar, Nov 21: Srinagar on Tuesday witnessed the coldest night of the season so far as the minimum temperature dropped to minus 1.7 degrees Celsius. “The coldest town in Jammu and Kashmir was, however, Leh where the minimum was minus 10.2,” an official of the Met Department said here. While Kargil town witnessed minus 6.6 […]

Rahul should clear stand on Rohingyas, Kashmir autonomy: Shah

Rahul should clear stand on Rohingyas, Kashmir autonomy: Shah

Bhavnagar, Nov 21: BJP president Amit Shah Tuesday asked Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi to make his stand clear on Rohingya Muslim refugees as well as on the issue of autonomy for Jammu and Kashmir. Addressing a rally in poll-bound Gujarat, he said Gandhi and the Congress should state what the situation in Kashmir was […]

CCTV needs to be installed in courts in public interest: SC

CCTV needs to be installed in courts in public interest: SC

New Delhi, Nov 21: There is no need for privacy in courtrooms as nothing private happens there, the Supreme Court Tuesday said as it favoured early installation of close circuit televisions in the courts. The top court said the installation of CCTV cameras in the courts would be in larger public interest, discipline and security. […]

Govt fails to make Bangus valley a tourist destination

Govt fails to make Bangus valley a tourist destination

Kupwara, Nov 21: The heart throbbing picturesque landscape, Bangus valley, which falls in Handwara tehsil of Kupwara district in Jammu and Kashmir, few years back was brought on a valley’s tourist map but failed to attract the tourists as the route from Nowgam to Bangus valley continues to remain in a sorry state of affairs. […]

Ministerial panel to consider legislation to end triple talaq

Ministerial panel to consider legislation to end triple talaq

New Delhi, Nov 21: The government has set up a ministerial committee to consider a legislation to put an end to instantaneous triple talaq, the Muslim way of divorce which is said to be still in practice despite the Supreme Court striking it down. Government functionaries, who did not wish to be named, said that […]

Kohli calls on Union Home Minister

  New Delhi, Nov 21: Minister for Animal, Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries, Abdul Ghani Kohli today called on Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh to discuss various issues including Border Area Development Programme and problems being faced by the people living in border areas of Rajouri and Poonch districts in Jammu division. A delegation of the […]

Union MRDD revisits MGNREGA target for JK

Union MRDD revisits MGNREGA target for JK

Precious Kashmir News Jammu, Nov 21: For the first time in history of Jammu and Kashmir, the state is all set to get a record allocation of funds under MGNREGA since the inception of this scheme in the state. The Central Government has appreciated the effective implementation and subsequent creation of durable assets under MGNREGA […]

Make technological interventions to expedite execution of works: Naeem to Engineers

Make technological interventions to expedite execution of works: Naeem to Engineers

Precious Kashmir News Jammu, Nov 21: Minister for Public Works, Naeem Akhtar has directed the officers of Jammu and Kashmir Projects Construction Corporation (JKPCC) to adopt modern technological advancements for creating durable, cost effective and attractive assets in the state. Emphasizing that JKPCC is an executing arm of the state, the Minister said it should […]

Mindset change key to reverse declining CSR: Zulfkar

Precious Kashmir News Rajouri, Nov 21: Minister for Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs and Tribal Affairs Department, Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali today stressed that change in mindset and perception of the society about the girl child is the key to reverse the declining Child Sex Ratio and women empowerment. The Minister said this while speaking […]