SAC approves Srinagar Master Plan-2035

Jammu, Feb 21: The State Administrative Council (SAC) under the chairmanship of Governor, Satya Pal Malik has approved Srinagar Master Plan-2035 along with the recommendations by the Committee constituted by Government for the scrutiny of objections and suggestions received from stakeholders. Master PlanSrinagar-2035 is a comprehensive planning exercise for ensuring sustainable development of the Srinagar […]

People living along International Border to get reservation benefits

People living along International Border to get reservation benefits

Jammu, Feb 21: The State Administrative Council (SAC) under the chairmanship of Governor, Satya Pal Malik has approved the draft amendments in the “Jammu and Kashmir Reservation Act-2014” for extending the benefits of reservation to persons residing in the areas along the International Border (IB). International Border (IB) covers a population of around 3 lakhs […]

Srinagar, Jammu to be brought on Mass Rapid Transit, Metro map

Jammu, Feb 21: The State Administrative Council (SAC) under the chairmanship of Governor, Satya Pal Malik approved the proposal for incorporation of two Corporations by the name “Jammu Mass Rapid Transit Corporation Private Limited” and “Srinagar Mass Rapid Transit Corporation Private Limited” along with the Memorandum of Association (MoA) and Articles of Association (AoA) of […]

Imran Khan holds NSC meeting amidst heightened Indo-Pak tension

Imran Khan holds NSC meeting amidst heightened Indo-Pak tension

Islamabad, Feb 21: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday chaired a key meeting of the National Security Council (NSC) during which the country’s security situation was discussed, amidst heightened tensions between India and Pakistan following the Pulwama militant attack that killed 49 CRPF soldiers. Ahead of the NSC meeting, Prime Minister Khan and Army […]

BJP polarizing country to hide its failures: Farooq

BJP polarizing country to hide its failures: Farooq

Srinagar, Feb 21: Jammu and Kashmir National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah Thursday asserted that BJP is polarizing the country to hide its failures saying that it is time for all of us to forge unity and give a befitting reply to those who are hell-bent to destroy our social fabric. Dr Farooq Abdullah who […]

Gulzar Shabnam assumes charge as Director Information

Gulzar Shabnam assumes charge as Director Information

Jammu, Feb 21: Gulzar Ahmed Shabnam today assumed the charge as Director Information and Public Relations, here today. He took the charge from outgoing Director Tariq Ahmed Zargarwho has been posted as Director Hospitality and Protocol. Gulzar Ahmed Dar Shabnam was holding the post of Director Sericulture before joining as Director Information. Gulzar assumed the […]

Govt extends winter vacation for Kashmir schools

Srinagar, Feb 21: The government of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday has extended the winter vacation in all schools till March 2 and will open on March 5. “As recommended by Director School Education of Kashmir and Jammu Divisions, winter vacation in all government and recognized private schools of Kashmir division is hereby extended up […]

‘Govt to stop India’s share of water flowing into Pak’

‘Govt to stop India’s share of water flowing into Pak’

New Delhi, Feb 21: Union minister Nitin Gadkari in a tweet has confirmed that India would ‘choke’ the water supply to Pakistan in light of the Pulwama attack. The move comes in the backdrop of the February 14 attack on CRPF convoy in Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir, which resulted in the death of 49 […]

UN urges India, Pakistan to defuse tensions

UN urges India, Pakistan to defuse tensions

United Nations, Feb 20: UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres called on India and Pakistan to exercise “maximum restraint” and offered to mediate in the face of rising tensions following the attack at Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir that claimed the lives of 49 CRPF troopers. Guterres, through a spokesman, said that the UN is deeply […]

‘Provide additional escorts for military observers in Kashmir’

‘Provide additional escorts for military observers in Kashmir’

United Nations, Feb 20: The UN has asked the Indian government for additional escorts for its military observers in Kashmir after one of its vehicles was stopped by a group of protesters in Jammu, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’s spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said. “The observer group reported on February 16 that a UN vehicle in the city […]