Weatherman predicts wet spell till Apr 4

We’re monitoring situation, nothing to worry about: Div Com


Srinagar, Mar 28: Meteorological Department has predicted moderate to heavy rains till April 4 across Jammu and Kashmir, adding that the weather conditions have potential to trigger landslides and flash floods in vulnerable areas. However, divisional administration of Kashmir and officials of Flood More

CM calls on President, Vice-President

New Delhi, Mar 28: Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed called on the President, Pranab Mukherjee, at RashtrapatiBhavan here Saturday. The President complimented Mufti on assuming the charge of the Chief Minister of the State. During the meeting, the Chief Minister apprised the President about the More

Centre has no proposal to expand, ease cross-border trade


Jammu, Mar 28: The Union Home Affairs Ministry has clarified that it has no proposal to expand and ease the cross border movement of people and trade in Jammu and Kashmir. The stand has come at a time when the state government was mulling to add more items to LoC trade. “There is no proposal to More

Coalition panel sketches out priorities in Ist meet

Enumerates reformative pro-people measures to strengthen systems, improve deliverance


Jammu, Mar 28: Laying out the roadmap for the Government, the PDP-BJP Coalition Coordination Committee, which met here last evening under the chairmanship of Dy Chief Minister DrNirmal Singh, has decided to kick-start various pioneering initiatives aimed at general reforms in governance, establishing More

CAG pulls up JK Govt for fiscal mess

‘Rs 795 cr wasted in needless expenditure, fraudulent withdrawals’


Jammu, Mar 28: The Comptroller and Auditor General of India today pulled up the Jammu and Kashmir government for improper financial management, accusing it of wasting Rs 795 crore in 2013-2014 in needless expenditures and fraudulent withdrawals. Talking to reporters here, Accountant General (Audit More

BJP, PDP in tussle over appointments

BJP insists on equal share of posts in Boards, Commissions


Jammu, Mar 28: The ruling coalition partners of the state, BhartiyaJanta Party (BJP) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), are engaged in a serious tussle for appointments to be made in various Boards, State Human Rights Commission and Women’s Commission. “Several rounds of talks have been held More

Cop posted at Minister’s residence decamps with weapons

Another police officer missing in Ganderbal; Search on


Srinagar, Mar 28: A policeman posted on guard duty at the residence of J&K’s Works Minister Muhammad AltafBukhari decamped with two assault rifles last evening. Police said they were investigating the matter. A senior police official said here that Constable Naseer Ahmad Pandith of KarimabadPulwama More

Kashmir hosts major conference for biologists

Young Investigators’ Meeting brings together world-renowned scientists at Gulmarg


Srinagar, Mar 28: Being held for the first time in Kashmir, the seventh edition of Young Investigators’ Meeting (YIM), which brings together reputed Indian and international scientists, is currently underway in the picturesque resort of Gulmarg. The five-day meeting brings together more than 15 world More

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Drive against footpath vendors launched in Sopore


Sopore, Mar 28: Local administration launched a massive drive to clear the Iqbal Market, General Bus Stand, PWD Road and Sub District Children Hospital of footpath vendors, Sumo vehicles operating free More

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POST-FLOODS 2014: Mufti meets Jaitley, calls for speed-tracking reconstruction package

Union FM assures of Centre’s help to restore damaged infrastructure

New Delhi, Mar 28: Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed met the Union Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley, here today. This was the first meeting he had with Jaitley after assuming the charge of the State as More

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Pulwama areas cut off due to heavy rains; panicky residents shift to safety


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Pulwama, Mar 29: Hundreds of families putting up in houses near the banks of river Jhelum from Nayina to Lethpora area have started shifting to safer locations in view of increase in water level in the More

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Power From The Sun For Kashmir

The solution to this problem lies in finding another source of energy



Some conflicts are inevitable; others are avoidable. The brewing disagreement between the new PDP-BJP government in Jammu and Kashmir and the Union government, over the former’s request that it be allowed More

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A budget of possibilities


Finance Minister Haseeb Drabu’s budget is bold, ambitious and straightforward. But thereare questions:would the government’svision of ‘Employment through Enterprise’expand to knowledge economy orremain More

  • Business

2 months on, industrialists await subsidy amount


Srinagar, Mar 28: Despite clearance of their incentive cases over two months ago, the industrialists in Jammu and Kashmir have yet to receive the subsidy amounts as no funds have been released under Central More

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Pakistan will never leave Hurriyat out: Jha

‘India mishandled Kashmir’


Srinagar, Mar 28: Noted columnist Prem Shankar Jha on Saturday said that Pakistan is highly suspicious of India but still wants to give dialogue a chance due to its domestic situation. Jha who presided More

  • Srinagar City

Technical report picks holes in Sgr Draft Master Plan

‘Proposals to allow constructions on green, flood absorption areas not viable’


Srinagar, Mar 28: The Department of Ecology, Environment and Remote Sensing has detected “gross inefficiencies” in the draft Master Plan of Srinagar prepared by a private consultant. In its technical More

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Toll tax on highway arbitrary: Rana

Nagrota, Mar 28: Seeking immediate roll back of the toll tax by the National Highway Authority of India in the Jammu and Kashmir, Provincial President National Conference Devender Singh Rana on Saturday More

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