'Diverse cropping pattern essential for economic security'

Kissan/Machinery Mela Held

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Jan 17: Minister for Agriculture, Ghulam Hassan Mir today said that diverse cropping pattern was essential for economic security of farmers. The minister asked the farmers to adopt diverse cropping pattern and use modern farm techniques to attain economic security. The Minister More

No bilateral meeting between Indo-Pak commerce ministers

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Jan 17: Ahead of the Annual Partnership Summit of nearly sixty countries including Pakistan in Agra from January 27, India today said there is no bilateral meeting scheduled between Indo-Pak commerce ministers. "There was no scheduled meeting," Commerce and Industry Minister Anand More

Brick makers join govt in anti-pollution move

New law in offing, manufacturers ready to install PCB devices

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 17: Authorities have enlisted support of Kashmir’s brick makers to strengthen anti-pollution laws and regulation of brick manufacturing in the state.  During a meeting between Kashmir Brick Makers Association (KBMA) and Chairman, Legislative Assembly’s sub committee on environment More

Labaika sends Umrah group
Srinagar, Jan 17: Umrah group of Labaika Hajj & Umrah Services has left for the holy pilgrimage. A company official said: “The group departed on Jan 14 from here and will return on Feb 1.” More

KFA welcomes Ramzan
Srinagar, Jan 17: The Kashmir Flourmills Association has felicitated Chowdhary Muhammad Ramzan on his taking over as Minister for Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution.  The association at a meeting with its president, Abdul Rashid in chair, hailed the induction of Ramzan as CAPD Minister More

NC hails LPG cap increase

Seeks further rise for JK

Jammu, Jan 17: National Conference today welcomed the central government’s decision of raising cap on LPG cylinders from 6 to 9. However, the party appealed the centre to raise the cap of subsidized cylinders for Jammu and Kashmir further as a special case. “We welcome the Government of India More

Suhail is president MMSU
Srinagar, Jan 18: Mir Mall Shopkeepers’ Union (MMSU) today elected Suhail Ahmad as its president. At a meeting at Mir Mall, Municipality Road, Balgarden, here the association held the election for the post of the president and three office bearers. The members unanimously elected More

SHG engineers welcome Sadhotra

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 17: Kashmir-based Self Help Group of Engineers today felicitated Ajay Sadhotra on his taking over as minister for Labour & Employment. At a meeting here today, its president, Er Syed Parvez Safvi said that the minister shall look into the problems being faced by the Self More

  • Kashmir

Pir held for raping minor

KHALID GUL

Islamabad (Anantnag), Jan 17: Police on Thursday arrested a 52-year old self styled Pir at Mattan here in south Kashmir district for allegedly raping a minor girl.  A police official said that a girl More



  • Srinagar City

Snow, rains leave roads waterlogged

People face inconvenience, administration caught napping

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 17: Few hours of snowfall and rains caused water-logging in many areas of Srinagar causing immense inconvenience to the commuters. In absence of proper dewatering system, many areas including More




  • Jammu

Calls for strict adherence to Master Plans

LA PANEL REVIEWS FUNCTIONING OF HUD DEPARTMENT

Jammu, Jan 17: The Estimates Committee (EC) of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly today reviewed the functioning of Housing and Urban Development Department. The Committee which met here today More



  • South Asia

Pak govt opens dialogue front with Qadri

4TH DAY OF PROTEST

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Islamabad, Jan 17: As the Pakistan government made moves to hold talks with Tahir-ul-Qadri today, the agitating cleric told his supporters he was giving "democracy a final chance" and asked them not to More



  • World

‘100 killed in new massacre in Syria’

Damascus, Jan 17: More than 100 civilians have been killed in a new "massacre" in Syria, a watchdog said today, as Russia slammed the United States for blaming deadly blasts at a university campus on the More



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