JK gears up to host 2 mn tourists this year

Govt to free hotels, guesthouses from forces: Kichloo

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Jan 31: Looking forward to host two million tourists this year, J&K Government is preparing a new Master Plan to cater to the heavy rush.  “We have almost prepared a new Master Plan. I have already appraised Chief Minister about it,” Minister of State for Tourism Sajad Ahmad More

Govt deptt diverts `1.2 cr plan funds to non-plan

Financial Indiscipline

AKSHAY AZAD

Jammu, Jan 31: In a classic case of financial indiscipline, the Medical Education Department has diverted Rs 120 lakh from plan to non-plan to meet the requirement of a private contractor engaged for laundry work in Government Medical College and its allied hospitals in Jammu. Official sources More

JK to get 111 new LPG dealers

No new agency for Srinagar city

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, Jan 31: Succumbing to the mounting pressure from the state government and the general public, oil companies operating here have decided to open new 111 gas outlets in JK.  Sources said that a high level meeting of officials of all the three oil companies, HPCL, BPCL and IOCL, was More

JK Bank inaugurates zonal office in Bangalore
Srinagar, Jan 31: J&K Bank has shifted its Zonal Office, South, Bangalore to a new spacious building at Union Street, Infantry Road today. The new zonal office was inaugurated by Mushtaq Ahmad, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the bank.  Abdul Rauf Bhat, President and More

Kashmiri scientist to get national award on e-governance

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 31: Senior Scientist in Department of Environment & Remote Sensing, Humayun Rashid has been chosen for national award on e-Governance project by the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances Government of India.  The National e-Governance Award will be given More

'Rs 10,000 cr annual package needed to boost JK economy'

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Jammu, Jan 31: An annual package of Rs 10,000 crore from the Centre for five years is needed to boost Jammu and Kashmir economy, industry body Assocham said today. "Assocham has suggested an annual special package of Rs 10,000 crore per year for five years from the central government to boost small More

Mir promotes Kashmir tourism in Spain

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 31: Minister for Tourism, G A Mir while interacting with tourism trade fraternity in Fitur Madrid Spain informed them about the vast tourism potential of Jammu & Kashmir.  He said Kashmir is an all season destination and “we provide all kinds of tourism products. Kashmir More

'Make PSUs more vibrant, profitable'

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Jan 31: Minister for Haj, Aquaf and Floriculture, Peerzada Muhammad Sayeed today reviewed the functioning of Public Sector Undertakings. The enterprises included J&K State Power Development Corporation, J&K State Cable Car Corporation, Srinagar, J&K State Tourism, Development More

Minister welcomes film shooting in Kashmir
Srinagar, Jan 31: Minster for Tourism, G A Mir, has welcomed the resumption of film shooting in the Valley, hoping that the beautiful locates of Kashmir on the big screen would attract the cinema-loving people of the country to this place. According to an official statement issued here today More

  • Kashmir

Authorities shielding killers, alleges victim’s father

WAMIQ FAROOQ’S 3RD DEATH ANNIVERSARY

ZAHID MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Jan 31: Farooq Ahmed Wani, father of Wamiq Farooq, 13 year old teenage boy, killed allegedly in police action in old city in 2010, on Thursday accused authorities of shielding policemen involved More



  • Srinagar City

Draft Master Plan envisions green Srinagar

Over 50 Percent Of City’s Total Area Proposed To Be Reserved For Agricultural Land, Forests, Water Bodies

Protection Enhanced For Dal, Nigeen, Aanchar Lakes, Hokersar Wetland

ARIF SHAFI WANI

Srinagar, Jan 31: If all goes well, the historic Srinagar City which has faced massive onslaught of haphazard concrete constructions over the years, will emerge as a greener city with vast agricultural More




  • Jammu

Land conversion committee reconstituted

Jammu, Jan 31: The Deputy Speaker, J&K Legislative Assembly has appointed former Minister and MLA, Qamar Ali Akhoon as the chairman of the Committee to look into the illegal encroachment of wet lands More



  • South Asia

Musharraf claims Kargil was a big success militarily for Pak

‘We lost only 270 soldiers as against India’s 1600 men’

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Islamabad, Jan 31: Claiming that his 1999 Kargil operation was a "big success militarily", former President Pervez Musharraf has said that if the then Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had not visited the US More



  • GKeducation&Careers

SUCCESS STORIES

AAQIB ASHRAF

After outshining boys in the merit list of recently announced class 10thresults, girls have yet again excelled by topping in the recently declared class 12th annual board results. Out of the thirty students More



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