Peace key to tourism promotion: Mir

Says all grievances of tourism players would be addressed

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, Jan 24: Stating that the peace was key to promotion of tourism in the state, Minister for Tourism, Ghulam Ahmad Mir, today said the government was committed to promote Kashmir as safe tourist destination.    “Peace is necessary for the development of tourism sector and if tourism More

Udaan becomes more flexible

PSUs brought under the scheme

ANIL ANAND

New Delhi, Jan 24: In a bid to give fillip to employment generation in Jammu and Kashmir, the Union Cabinet has approved some modifications in its ‘Special Industry Initiative for Jammu and Kashmir’ (Udaan) scheme. The modifications are aimed at making the scheme more flexible and relevant so that More

Govt cracks whip on construction companies

Stick to targeted timeframes or face liability: Wani

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Jan 24: Cracking whip on construction agencies working in the state, Minister for Roads and Buildings Abdul Majid Wani today said that cost overruns due to “undue and unnecessary delays in works shall have to be their exclusive liability.” Reviewing pace of progress on prestigious More

KU inks pact with MDI Gurgaon

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 24: Kashmir University Wednesday signed a pact with prestigious Management Institute of India (MDI) Gurgaon. The MoU was signed at the MDI campus Gurgaon by the KU team led by its Vice Chancellor Prof Talat Ahmad and MDI Gurgaon Team comprising among others its Director Prof Mukul P More

CCIK pained over hotel gutting

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 24:  The Associated Chamber of Commerce and Industries (CCIK) today expressed its anguish over the fire incident at Pahalgam Hotel. In a statement, General Secretary CCIK said the chamber members were deeply pained by the loss to the hotel. “The CCIK president and members of the More

National Mission on Food Processing

SLEC approves key components

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Jan 24: The State Level Empowered Committee (SLEC) headed by Chief Secretary, Madhav Lal Thursday approved various key components under preparatory activities for the successful implementation of the National Mission on Food Processing (NMFP) scheme in the State. The Chief Secretary More

Telecom tariffs are continuously monitored: TRAI

AGENCIES

New Delhi, Jan 24: The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Thursday said that the regulator’s free-hand to telecom operators to fix call and other services charges should not be taken for granted and said that changes in tariffs are being continuously monitored. “Forbearance does More

Mir for enhancing quality,productivity of saffron

Distributes incentives among growers

GK NEWS NETWORK

Budgam, Jan 24: Minister for agriculture, Ghulam Hassan Mir today stressed the need for initiating steps for protection of heritage saffron, as also increasing its productivity and quality.  Mir was speaking at a function where he distributed incentives of Rs 2.16 crore among 2289 saffron More

JKCCC welcomes recommendations on e-tendering limit

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 24: Hailing the J&K Legislative Assembly Subordinate Committee for recommending enhancement in the limit of e-tendering from Rs 5 lakh to Rs 10 lakh, the Jammu and Kashmir Contractors’ Coordination Committee (JKCCC) Thursday demanded further enhancement to Rs 20 lakh.  “ More

Hoteliers Club grieved over Pahalgam hotel fire

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 24: The J&K Hoteliers’ Club has express grief over the fire incident at the Pahalgam Hotel.  General Secretary of the Club, Musadiq Shah said that the members were shocked to know that Pahalgam hotel of S Narinder Singh, who is also the founder Chairman of the J&K Hoteliers More

RSETIs wrap up trg programs

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 24: J&K Bank RSETI Rajouri wrapped up an entrepreneurship development programme for its 5th batch of trainees in which 18 women from village Kandi of block Budhal participated. The programme ‘Knitting and Embroidery’ was sponsored by DRDA Rajouri. The Bank’s Vice More

Railway station sanctioned for Hillar

GK NEWS NETWORK

Doru,Jan 24:  Indian Railways has sanctioned a railway station at Hillar, Dooru, on the Banihal –Qazigund railway line after the state Tourism Minister, Ghulam Ahmed Mir took up the demand with Union Railway Ministry. Addressing a public meeting here today at his home constituency, the More

  • Kashmir

Girl ends life,10 attempt suicide

CLASS XII RESULTS

KHALID GUL/ MANZOOR-UL-HASSAN

Pulwama/Srinagar Jan 24: In a tragic incident, a girl committed suicide in south Kashmir’s Awantipora area, while 10 others made an abortive bid to end their lives after class 12th examinations results More



  • Srinagar City

MIRWAIZ CONCERNED OVER IMMORALITY IN SOCIETY

‘Due to unislamic customs, extravagance, 30,000 girls await marriage’

Srinagar, Jan. 24: Expressing serious concern over growing immorality and extravagance in the society, Chairman Mutahida Majlis Ulma, Jammu and Kashmir, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Thursday said over 30,000 More




  • Jammu

Court Turns Down DySP's Bail Plea

RAMBAN CUSTODIAL KILLING

GK NEWS NETWORK

Ramban, Jan 24: Principal Sessions Judge Ramban M A Choudhary has rejected the bail plea of Deputy Superintendent of Police, Sonaullah Naik, facing trial for allegedly killing a local youth in custody More



  • South Asia

‘Pakistan wants to resolve all issues with India’

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Islamabad, Jan 24: Amidst strain in bilateral ties arising out of ceasefire violations, Pakistan today said it wants to resolve all issues with India, including tensions along the  Line of Control More



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