Power generation key to economic growth: Omar

CVPP implementing 2,220 MW hydroelectric projects


Jammu, Nov 6: Maintaining that power generation was key to economic growth, Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Tuesday said a multi-pronged strategy “has been put in place by the government to make necessary dent in power generation and its distribution.” Omar said the growth and development of More

Kashmir to host national tourism mart in March-April

Valley’s tourism potential being showcased in WTM London


Srinagar, Nov 6: Kashmir’s tourism potential is being presently showcased at the World Travel Mart in London. Tourism Department Kashmir has set up a stall at the Mart which, according to the officials, has evoked tremendous response with large number of travel and tour operators inquiring More

Post Office Gold Festival Inaugurated


Srinagar, Nov 6: John Samuel, Chief Postmaster General, J&K Circle inaugurated ‘Post Office Gold Festival’ in an impressive function at Gandhi Nagar Head Post Office today. While addressing the press John Samuel informed that during current festive season, India Post provides a special More

Farm Machinery Mela held at Ganderbal


Ganderbal, Nov 6: To develop farm sector on the latest scientific lines and to increase production by latest research and modern mechanization, Department of Agriculture organized a Farm Machinery Mela at Ganderbal.  The Mela was inaugurated by District Development Commissioner Ganderbal More

Hotelier attacks bank recovery team


Srinagar, Nov 6: Police has registered a case against the owner of Hotel Silver Star, Mir Manzoor Gazanfar for allegedly attacking a team of J&K Bank who had gone to his home for recovery of dues. Sources in police said that a recovery team of J&K Bank led by branch head, Air Cargo More

JK’s star mountaineer felicitated

TAAK grants lifetime honorary membership to Sonam Wangyal


Srinagar, Nov 6: Travel Agents’ Association of Kashmir (TAAK) felicitated state’s star mountaineer Sonam Wangyal, popularly known as Everester, at a glittering function at Nigeen Club, here. The Valley’s premier tourism body granted Sonam the lifetime honorary membership of TAAK, besides More

SHG engineers seek relaxation in eligibility

PDC hydropower projects

Srinagar, Nov 6: Valley-based self help group engineers today welcomed the announcement of JK State Power Development Corporation on involvement of local entrepreneurs in the development of hydroelectric projects in Jammu and Kashmir. The engineers however demanded relaxation in eligibility criteria More

JK Bank conducts financial literacy camp


Srinagar, Nov 6: J&K Bank today organised a financial literacy camp at Nagam in Kulgam.  The Camp was attended by fruit growers, people affiliated with agricultural activities and local residents including Sarpanch of the area. Facilitator, A R Hakeem discussed the schemes tailored for the More

JK Bank share soars high
Srinagar, Nov 6: With an appreciation of 7.8 per cent in its share price, J&K Bank today topped Group-A gainers list as its stock settled at an all time high of Rs 1309.70 after surging up to Rs 1333.70 at Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) during the day. The share price increased by 7.3 per More

  • Kashmir

KUTA pitches for ‘one-man-one-post’ arrangement

Holds Seminar On Annual Day

Srinagar, Nov 6: Kashmir University Teachers Association (KUTA) Tuesday held a day-long seminar on “Contemporary Issues in Higher Education.” A KU spokesman said the seminar was organized to mark More

  • Srinagar City

City must go for vertical expansion!

Given the fast shrinking land in this historic City in the heels of hills, the only way out is vertical expansion, comments Er Ashraf Fazili

DURING the past about 23 centuries, Srinagar has been witness to many transformations, be it in its nomenclature or location with changing rulers like Purana Dishthina (old capital) –now Pandrethan to More

  • Jammu


Ravi Canal Project


Jammu, Nov 6: Ravi Tawi Irrigation Canal project has finally turned to be a bone of contention between PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control Minister Taj Mohi-ud-Din and Finance Minister Abdul Rahim Rather More

  • PaK

2-day intra-Kashmir women’s conference begins in Muzaffarabad


Muzaffarabad, Nov 6: A two-day intra-Kashmir cross LoC women’s dialogue commenced here on Tuesday. The conference is being held under the aegis of 'AJK Women for Peace Organisation' (AJKWPO) and the More

  • Tangdhar

6 yrs on, Baghbela-Chitterkot road awaits macdamisation

Locals accuse BRO authorities of inordinate delay

Tangdhar: Inordinate delay by the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) to macadamize the Baghbela- Chitterkot road has become a source of inconvenience for the inhabitants.  Widening of the Baghbela- Chitterkot More

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