Benefits under Northeast Industrial Development Package extended to JK

Jammu, Dec 21: In a major step towards promoting rapid industrialization and economic prosperity in Jammu and Kashmir, the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), Government of India today approved extension of all benefits to J&K given to the Northeastern States under North East Industrial Development Scheme. According to an official spokesman, till June […]

Man held along with grenade in north Kashmir

Arshad Farooq Srinagar, Dec 21: Police on Friday arrested a person along with a grenade from Pattan area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district. Reports that Special Operation Group (SOG) of police during a naka at Haritrath, Pattan arrested the person namely Zahoor Khan son of Abdul Rashid Khan of Soibugh, Budgam. A police officer confirmed […]

Former BJP MLA Gagan Baghat joins National Conference

Former BJP MLA Gagan Baghat joins National Conference

If voted to power, will bring autonomy resolution within month: Dr Farooq Jammu, Dec 20: National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah on Thursday announced that if his party is voted to power with an absolute majority, they will bring an autonomy resolution in the state assembly within a month. “I make a promise that within […]

Dr Farooq should stop dreaming about autonomy: Kavinder Gupta

Dr Farooq should stop dreaming about autonomy: Kavinder Gupta

Srinagar, Dec 20: Reacting over the statement of National Conference President Farooq Abdullah, Senior BJP leader and former Jammu and Kashmir deputy chief minister Kavinder Gupta said, “Farooq Abdullah should not dreaming adding that there is nothing like autonomy. While speaking to a news agency Gupta said that Kashmir is integral part of India and […]

Militant infrastructure in PaK remains, separatists fan anti-India sentiments: Rajnath

Militant infrastructure in PaK remains, separatists fan anti-India sentiments: Rajnath

New Delhi, Dec 20: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday lambasted Pakistan and Pakistan-administered-Kashmir (PaK) for the continued presence of militant infrastructure in the form of training camps, launching pads and communication control stations. “Terror infrastructure in Pakistan and PaK remains in the form of training camps, launching pads and communication control stations. Financing […]

Ensure J&K gets new govt by May 2019: Omar asks Modi

Ensure J&K gets new govt by May 2019: Omar asks Modi

Srinagar, Dec 20: NC leader Omar Abdullah Wednesday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ensure that Assembly polls were held in Jammu and Kashmir within the stipulated six months following the dissolution of the house. “Sir, please also commit your government to assembly elections in J&K. Vested interests, including some occupying positions of authority in […]

India snubs Imran Khan, says must focus on own domestic matters

India snubs Imran Khan, says must focus on own domestic matters

New Delhi, Dec 20: India on Thursday snubbed Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan for commenting on internal matters of India and said the authorities there should focus on their ‘own business’ as domestic conditions in that country is in “mess”. “….I think it will be better if they mind their own business. The internal matters […]

Govt sanctions one-month additional salary for poll duty employees

Jammu, Dec 20: The Governor’s administration today accorded sanction to the payment of one-month additional salary to the employees who were deployed for the conduct of Municipal and Panchayat polls 2018. According to the Government order issued by the General administration Department (GAD), the Drawing and Disbursing Officer (DDO) shall draw one-month additional salary, wages, […]

Army commander visits LoC, reviews operational preparedness

Army commander visits LoC, reviews operational preparedness

Jammu, Dec 20: A top Army commander Thursday visited forward posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch and Akhnoor sectors and reviewed the operational preparedness of the personnel and the prevailing security situation, a defence spokesperson said. General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Northern Command, Lt Gen Ranbir Singh exhorted all ranks to […]

Biting cold wave sweeps through Kashmir ahead of Chillai Kalan

Biting cold wave sweeps through Kashmir ahead of Chillai Kalan

Srinagar, Dec 20: A day before the onset of ‘Chillai-Kalan’ — the harshest 40-day period of the winter in the valley, cold wave intensified as the mercury dipped and settled several degree below freezing point due to open skies in Kashmir, where the maximum temperature remained slightly above normal due to sunshine. Meanwhile, people continued […]