ED summons Geelani

ED summons Geelani

  Srinagar, Dec 13: Enforcement Directorate has reportedly issued a notice to senior separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani in an alleged money laundering case. Sources said that Geelani has been asked to appear before Enforcement Directorate in person. The case according to sources dates back to year 2002. Pertinently, in June 2002, USD 10,000 was […]

BJP leader’s picture holding an AK-47 rifle goes viral

BJP leader’s picture holding an AK-47 rifle goes viral

  Jammu, Dec 13: A leader of Jammu and Kashmir BJP unit landed in trouble after a photograph depicting him with an AK-47 Rifle went viral on social media, following which the party distanced itself from him. “He is not an active member of the party,” state BJP unit president Sat Sharma said. Ashish Sareen […]

JK witnesses six dowry deaths in 2016: NCRB

JK witnesses six dowry deaths in 2016: NCRB

  Srinagar, Dec 13: Jammu and Kashmir has witnessed six dowry deaths in the year 2016, reveals the latest National Crime Report Bureau (NCRB) report. According to the NCRB report, 0.1 crime rate in dowry deaths were reported in Jammu and Kashmir under section 304B IPC as six persons became the victim of dowry deaths. […]

Governor summons Joint Session of Legislature on Jan 2

Governor summons Joint Session of Legislature on Jan 2

  Jammu, Dec 13: Governor N. N. Vohra, in exercise of the powers conferred upon him under sub-section (1) of Section 53 of the Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir, has summoned the State Legislative Assembly and the Legislative Council to meet at Jammu on Tuesday, the 2nd January 2018, at 11:00 a.m. The Governor has […]

NGT declares Amarnath cave shrine ‘silence zone’

NGT declares Amarnath cave shrine ‘silence zone’

  New Delhi, Dec 13: In a bid to preserve the eco- sensitive Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas, the National Green Tribunal Wednesday declared it a “silence zone” and prohibited religious offerings beyond the entry point. A bench headed by NGT chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar said the Amarnath Shrine Board should ensure that […]

Heritage binding force for communities, cultures: Drabu

Heritage binding force for communities, cultures: Drabu

  New Delhi, Dec 13: J&K Minister for Finance, Culture, Labour & Employment Dr Haseeb A Drabu said that cultural heritage plays a vital role in our life and keeps us attached with our tradition and beliefs. It is the prime duty of any civilized society to protect and preserve its cultural heritage. Without cultural, […]

Dy CM for expeditious formulation, execution of hydropower projects

  Jammu, Dec 13: Deputy Chief Minister, Dr. Nirmal Singh, today exhorted upon the officers for speedy formulation and expeditious execution of hydro power projects in the state. The Deputy CM, while addressing officers during a meeting convened here to discuss and work out strategies for development and implementation of hydro power projects, asked the […]

Director IIT Jammu calls on Governor

  Jammu, Dec 13: Dr. Manoj Singh Gaur, Director, Indian Institute of Technology Jammu, called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan . Dr. Gaur informed Governor about the status of functioning of the IIT transit Campus at Paloura, close to site of its upcoming permanent campus, at Jagti village in Nagrota; about the […]

DDC Pulwama reviews winter preparedness

  Pulwama, Dec 13: District Development Commissioner Pulwama, Ghulam Mohammad Dar today convened a meeting to review the action plan regarding winter preparedness and snow clearance arrangements in the district. Among others, the meeting was attended by ADC Pulwama, Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Executive Engineers of R&B, PHE, PDD, Mechanical Engineering, ARTO, DySP HQ, AD FCS&CA, […]

Lal Singh for collective approach towards preservation of JK’s green wealth

Lal Singh for collective approach towards preservation of JK’s green wealth

  Precious Kashmir News Jammu, Dec 13: Minister for Forests, Environment and Ecology, Choudhary Lal Singh today called for collective approach towards conservation and promotion of State’s green wealth. The Minister was speaking at a meeting of officers of Forests and Wildlife wings while reviewing the progress on various ongoing development works, here at Manda […]