Kashmiri Saffron losing its fragrance

Kashmiri Saffron losing its fragrance

Growers expecting lowest ever crop yield this year Srinagar, Nov 27: This time of the season when the uplands of Pampore on the outskirts of Srinagar, presents a breath-taking sight of fields full of purple coloured saffron flowers but Government’s failure to make irrigation facilities functional have rendered the fields deserted. With no traces of […]

Sharma meets 30 delegations in Srinagar

Sharma meets 30 delegations in Srinagar

Srinagar, Nov 27: Nearly 30 delegations Monday called on the Government of India’s representative, Dineshwar Sharma, to continue the process of sustained dialogue here at Hari Niwas in posh Gupkar area. Sharma started meeting delegations in the morning and was busy meeting them till this report was filed. Officials in the district administration, which is […]

Implementable working plan imperative to make PSUs viable: Drabu

Implementable working plan imperative to make PSUs viable: Drabu

  Precious Kashmir News Jammu, Nov 27: Minister for Finance, Labour & Employment Dr Haseeb Drabu today reviewed the functioning of various Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) in the State. The meeting was attended by Principal Secretary Finance, Navin Kumar Choudhary, Commissioner Secretary Industries & Commerce, Shailendra Kumar and Managing Directors of J&K Industries Limited, J&K […]

‘Education essential to groom children as responsible citizens’

‘Education essential to groom children as responsible citizens’

  Jammu, Nov 27: Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs and Tribal Affairs Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali Monday said that education plays an essential role in molding children into independent responsible adults. “Constructive time spend by children in schools helps them achieve their goals and ambitions”, maintained the Minister. The Minister was speaking during […]

Naresh Gupta chairs DRSC-II meeting

  Jammu, Nov 27: A meeting of the Committee on Department Related Standing Committee (DRSC-II) of Jammu and Kashmir, Legislative Council was held under the Chairmanship of MLC, Naresh Kumar Gupta here today. Threadbare discussion was held on various issues regarding the overall functioning of Social Welfare, Industries & Commerce, Tourism, Rural Development and Labour […]

Anayat reviews progress of works under Centrally Sponsored Schemes in Kargil

  Precious Kashmir News Kargil, Nov 27: Chairman Legislative Council, Haji Anayat Ali today reviewed the progress on developmental works under Centrally Sponsored Schemes in Engineering Sector in the Kargil district. Executive Engineers of R&B, PMGSY, I&FC, PHE, Kargil Development Authority (KDA), Suru Valley Division, Project Director Kargil Renewable Energy Development Agency (KREDA) besides other […]

Three youths arrested with grenades, cash in Qazigund

Three youths arrested with grenades, cash in Qazigund

  Srinagar, Nov 27: Government forces have arrested three youths along with grenades and cash amount in Qazigund area of Kulgam district. A police official said that acting on a specific information, forces laid a checkpoint at Kund in Qazigund today. He said during checking, a Maruti Car bearing registration number JK01M-4067 was stopped and […]

Pak militant arrested in Handwara handed over to NIA

Pak militant arrested in Handwara handed over to NIA

  Srinagar, Nov 27: A Pakistani Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militant who was arrested by forces in a joint operation three days ago in forest area of Magam in Handwara in Kupwara district has been handed over to National Investigation Agency (NIA) for further probe. Official sources said that the Pakistani militant was arrested by Army’s 47 […]

Asiea chairs review meeting of ICDS

Asiea chairs review meeting of ICDS

29267 Anganwadi centres operational in JK, 2339 in pipeline Jammu, Nov 27: Minister of State for Social Welfare, Health and Medical Education, Asiea Naqash today convened a meeting to review the status of various ongoing projects being executed under Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) in Jammu division. Commissioner- Secretary, Social Welfare Department, Shujaat Ahmed Khan, […]

Div Com reviews progress of work on CUK

Div Com reviews progress of work on CUK

Srinagar, Nov 27: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan today reviewed the progress on the development work of Central University of Kashmir (CUK) that is being constructed at Ganderbal. The meeting was attended by Vice Chancellor CUK, Registrar CUK, ADC Ganderbal and other concerned. The Divisional Commissioner was informed that the work on the campus […]